Category Archives: United States

Key facts about refugees to the U.S.

Jens Manuel Krogstad of Pew Research – The United States plans to admit a maximum of 18,000 refugees in fiscal year 2020, down from a cap of 30,000 in the one that ended Sept. 30, 2019, under a new refugee … Continue reading

Posted in Immigrants, Pew Research, United States

Here’s The Best Place To Move If You’re Worried About Climate Change

But would you actually go through with it? Maggie Koerth-Baker of FiveThirtyEight – Turns out, finding a place in the U.S. that is benefiting from climate change is both easy and hard, researchers say. It’s not difficult to find the … Continue reading

Posted in Climate, United States

CLIMATE CHANGE PART 1: FRAMING THE GEOPOLITICAL PROBLEM

David Murrin in Global Forecaster – Climate change has not occurred at some arbitrary point, but at a specific phase in our human history – as two industrial super empires co-exist.  On the one hand, the US, which peaked in … Continue reading

Posted in China, Climate, David Murrin, United States

THE TWILIGHT OF PAX AMERICA

David Murrin, Global Forecaster – Post Cold War, to the majority of the world Pax America seemed unassailable for decades into the future. However, the 594 ship USN was soon to go into swift decline and the peace dividend took … Continue reading

Posted in David Murrin, United States

Military suicides top record despite government’s best efforts

from the Washington Times – The Defense Department reported a significant uptick last year in the number of active-duty and reserve men and women who died by suicide. The suicide rate among veterans ages 18 to 34, some of whom … Continue reading

Posted in United States, Veterans