The Bomb The terror of nuclear war, the fright of your home being destroyed before your eyes. This historical fiction deals with the problems of Sorry and his small island facing the control of Japan and needs of the United States. Being located in the west Pacific led to problems with Japan. Glad to be out of Japanese control, the Islanders are happy, until the United States needs to do something even more devastating then Japan ever did.
Posted by John Feffer at 7: Its earliest reviews should whet your appetite for it. Its sense of urgency inspires readers to keep going and a pale glimmer of hope at the end is welcome after the quick, harrowing ride.
As it happens, I have two offers for you when it comes to Frostlands. Just click this link and Frostlands will be in your hands at a bargain basement price. In another world, that study would certainly have made headlines across the country as the midterm elections bore down on us.
We are, after all, talking about the greatest crisis humanity has ever faced. Yet its impact was essentially nil and no wonder. In the election season just past, Donald Trump was blocking the view when it came to almost anything else happening on this planet. There was not a single question about it in any of the three presidential debates that year.
True, in these midtermsa Washington state carbon tax that would have funded clean energy and air programs was shot down by the voters, thanks in part to the huge sums that the oil industry -- in particular, BP America, Phillips 66, and Marathon Oil Corporation's Andeavor, all with refineries in the state -- sank into the campaign against it.
Also true, some local House candidates raised climate change as an issue and generally won. Still, compared to immigration or health care this election season, the warming of this planet and what it portends for our children and grandchildren was on par with fear of zombies.
For those paying attention, this is frustrating indeed. And Feffer himself is a good example of that ongoing effort. This is publication day for his striking new dystopian novel, Frostlands the sequel to his hit novel Splinterlandsand it has climate change directly in its crosshairs.
By John Feffer The mid-term elections are over, and the Democrats have regained the House, but the rest of American political reality remains intact. Meanwhile, the campaigns barely touched on the most important issues of our time: This is, however, no ordinary escape room like the ones that have become so popular in cities around the world.
You might want to give it a pass, but you don't have a choice. There's only one door and you have to go inside You are escorted into what seems like an ordinary room.
On the table is a book. As soon as you step across the threshold, the door closes behind you. You hear the lock click into place.
You are now trapped in a room with four strangers. Three of them look as concerned as you are. The fourth is nonchalant.
The instructions this time are a little different.(Analyses, rebuttals and other observations about “The World According to Ronald Reagan” can be posted in the comments section below.). urbanagricultureinitiative.com is for anyone seeking a deeper understanding of our post-9/11 world and a clear sense of how our imperial globe actually works.
Personal Essay: Caring For Mental Health Under The Bombs In this installment of our series of diaries from Syrian care providers, Abdullah, a psychosocial community health worker with a local partner of the International Rescue Committee in Idlib, discusses his work helping families cope with depression and other mental health issues that are.
The Columbine High School massacre was a school shooting that occurred on April 20, , at Columbine High School in Columbine, an unincorporated area of Jefferson County (Jeffco), Colorado, United States, near Littleton in the Denver metropolitan area.
The perpetrators, twelfth grade students Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold, murdered 12 students and one teacher.
I. If you are American, SSC endorses voting in this presidential election. Andrew Gelman, Nate Silver, and Aaron Edlin calculate the chance that a single vote will determine the election (ie break a tie in a state that breaks an Electoral College tie).
It ranges from about one in ten million (if you live in a swing state) to one in a billion (if you live in a very safe state). Law & Contemporary Problems; What the Framers Intended: A Linguistic Analysis of the Right To 'Bear Arms', by Stephen P.