Daily Archives: October 29, 2019

Authoritarianism: The political science that explains Trump

Vox May 20, 2016

The obscure research that predicted Donald Trump.

Why Chernobyl has suddenly become a hotspot for global tourists

PBS NewsHour Oct 29, 2019

The site of the world’s worst radiological catastrophe is unexpectedly coming back to life — due to an American television show. Scores of tourists are visiting Chernobyl, located in northern Ukraine, in response to an HBO miniseries that illuminates the disaster, which occurred before Ukraine’s independence from the Soviet Union, in new detail. Special correspondent Simon Ostrovsky reports.

Nuclear

Sustainable Land Management – Bangladesh

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Oct 29, 2019

Food-matters,

George W. Bush: Most Controversial President? – Fast Facts | History

HISTORY   Dec 28, 2015

George W. Bush’s controversial election to the U.S. presidency was further complicated by 9/11 and the Iraq War. Take a look at his roots in Texas politics and time in the White House in this video. Explore the life of George W. Bush: http://www.history.com/topics/us-pres…
See a slideshow of important moments in his presidency: http://www.history.com/topics/us-pres…
Take a look at the history of the White House: http://www.history.com/topics/first-l…
Hear his first inaugural address (2001): http://www.history.com/topics/us-pres… …and his second (2005): http://www.history.com/topics/us-pres…
Explore the life of his wife, Laura Bush: http://www.history.com/topics/first-l…
Explore the life of his mother, Barbara Bush: http://www.history.com/topics/first-l…
Explore the life of his father, President George H.W. Bush: http://www.history.com/topics/us-pres…

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How the U.S. Supreme Court Decided the Presidential Election of 2000 | History

HISTORY

Jun 18, 2018

Learn how Florida ended up determining whether Al Gore or George W. Bush would win the U.S. presidency in 2000. See how a vote recount in the state led to the U.S. Supreme Court giving the election to Bush and subsequently changed voting standards.

After Bush v. Gore: 2000 Election Documentary | Retro Report | The New York Times

The New York Times

Feb 22, 2016

The dramatic controversy surrounding the 2000 presidential election led to sweeping voting reforms, but opened the door to a new set of problems that continue to impact elections today.

The Population Bomb? | Retro Report | The New York Times

The New York Times

Jun 4, 2015

In the 1960s, fears of overpopulation sparked campaigns for population control. But whatever became of the population bomb? Produced by: Retro Report
Read the story here: http://nyti.ms/1FtMyWt
Visit Retro Report’s website: http://www.RetroReport.org

Greta @XREdmonton CA, “Nothing is impossible if enough people stand united” | Extinction Rebellion

Extinction Rebellion Oct 29, 2019

“One year ago we were just a handful of school children, and today we are over 7.5 million people across the world who make up this movement”, Greta proudly proclaimed as she addressed the huge Edmonton crowd on October 18. Many of us now know that we are facing an unprecedented global ecological emergency. Governments everywhere are failing to protect us. To survive, it’s going to take everything we’ve got. Video rebroacast courtesy of XREdmonton Canada https://facebook.com/XREdmonton/

Trump ‘S**t Show’: ‘Anxious’ GOP Fears Trump Impeachment Evidence | MSNBC

MSNBC Oct 28, 2019

As democrats prep impeachment vote, the GOP worries “worse” evidence on Trump is yet to come. One republican senator telling The Washington Post defending Trump amid the Ukraine scandal is “like a horror movie” as Trump is greeted at the World Series with impeachment banners and loud boos. Aired on 10/28/19.

What Happens When Trump Ventures Outside The Bubble | All In | MSNBC

MSNBC

Oct 28, 2019

Chris Hayes looks at the reaction Trump gets when he visits parts of the country that don’t like him. Aired on 10/28/19.