We will need to stay very alert in the coming months. Unless, of course, you imagine our political & corporate ‘leaders’ have suddenly become altruistic and benevolent.
“… people are without question highly susceptible to accepting extreme emergency measures whether or not such measures are rational or justified … political actors are fully aware that these conditions of fear and panic provide a critical opportunity that can be exploited in order to pursue political, economic and societal objectives.” https://off-guardian.org/…/the-propaganda-of-terror-and-fe…/
End of the gig, garbage cans full, only 2 people dancing, and this guy kills a Marvin Gaye tune https://youtu.be/yKUb368Z2Fg It’s Rick Mocklin and The Southern Voice Band
Friends came over to pick up of some seeds for the garden so I had to quickly don my COVID-13© Canada Hazmat Suit for the transfer. (Thrilling live-action video of the suit in action below.)
Dr. Tom Jefferson, considered the world’s leading expert on anti-virals and flu vaccines, isn’t panicking. In fact, he’s maintained a robust sense of humour. How about you? https://blogs.bmj.com/bmj/2020/03/20/tom-jefferson-covid-19-supermarket-wisdom/
From 20 years ago. Pretty incredible video by Massive Attack of their song Protection.
In the last decade the population of Las Vegas has grown from 400,000 to 2,000,000, and they’re quickly draining their only resource for water.
” …the reservoir that supplies 90 per cent of Las Vegas’s water is fast disappearing and desperate attempts to save Sin City are under way … Lake Mead has slowly been drained of four trillion gallons of water and is now well under half full. Mr Barnett predicts it may be a “dead pool” that provides no water by about 2036.”
The unique geography lends itself to some cool photo perspectives.
*Click the image to enlarge.
Some other great natural landmarks in Central and South America here
Mark Twain said, ” “If you don’t read the newspaper, you’re uninformed. If you read the newspaper, you’re mis-informed.” Substitute ‘main stream media’ for ‘newspaper’ and nothing has changed.
Fireball in Banff.
Great photo by Calgary photographer Brett Abernethy, taken December 20, 2014. His Flickr site here: https://www.flickr.com/photos/brettabernethy