Daily Archives: September 2, 2019

Infectious diseases creeping back into Venezuela amid economic crisis


CGTN America

Published on Sep 2, 2019

Venezuela once led Latin America in the battle against malaria and other diseases. But the country’s economic crisis has sparked a resurgence of several illnesses, which are creeping across the country’s borders into Colombia, Brazil, and further afield. Stephen Gibbs reports from Caracas.

Carrie Lam has “lost all will to govern,” says former Hong Kong chief

Published on Sep 2, 2019
Anson Chan was chief secretary of Hong Kong when it transferred from British to Chinese rule. She brings her experience to bear to offer unique insight into the conflict that continues to swell in the region.

Religious Politics and Secular Values – Part 6 Jeff Sharlet

Published on Nov 19, 2012
Sex, Lies, & C Street: Religious Stories, Media Narratives, and the Politics of Scandal Jeff Sharlet is a journalist, bestselling author, and academic best known for writing about religious subcultures in the United States. He is a contributing editor for Harper’s and Rolling Stone. He has taught at New York University and is presently Mellon Assistant Professor of English at Dartmouth College. He is the author of the New York Times Bestsellers The Family and C Street, as well as the newly released Sweet Heaven When I Die (August 2011)

Big Think Interview with Jeff Sharlet

Published on Apr 23, 2012

Big Think Interview with Jeff Sharlet

BookTV, Jeff Sharlet, “C Street: The Fundamentalist Threat to American Democracy”

Published on Sep 2, 2019
(Visit: http://www.uctv.tv/) A group of scientists and doctoral students from UC Davis recently traveled to Antarctica where they became the first group to collect turbulence measurements from beneath an ice shelf. With this data, scientists will be able to better understand how quickly ice shelves are melting and to make predictions of how these rates will change under future climate scenarios. [Show ID: 35167]

How Fast Are Ice Shelves Really Melting?

Published on Sep 2, 2019
(Visit: http://www.uctv.tv/) A group of scientists and doctoral students from UC Davis recently traveled to Antarctica where they became the first group to collect turbulence measurements from beneath an ice shelf. With this data, scientists will be able to better understand how quickly ice shelves are melting and to make predictions of how these rates will change under future climate scenarios. [Show ID: 35167]

Angela Merkel Laughs Out Loud After Trump Says He Has “German In My Blood

Published on Aug 27, 2019
► BREAKING NEWS TODAY : Angela Merkel Laughs Out Loud After Trump Says He Has “German In My Blood