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“This is disturbingly sobering and we must act!” – James Ferrari
“Few stories are more heartbreaking than those involving children who are injured or killed by gunshots. It isn’t hard to find them: In June alone, a …

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KIDS AND GUNS: Shootings now Third Leading Cause of Death for U.S. Children (Newsweek)

March 10, 2018 – 12:33 pm

“This is disturbingly sobering and we must act!” – James Ferrari
“Few stories are more heartbreaking than those involving children who are injured or killed by gunshots. It isn’t hard to find them: In June alone, a …

The World After Trump – How the System Can Endure

February 22, 2018 – 1:21 pm

Important points throughout this article – James Ferrari
The World After Trump – How the System Can Endure
Source: Foreign Affairs Magazine
Auth: Jake Sullivan
https://www.foreignaffairs.com/articles/2018-02-13/world-after-trump
Excerpt: Consider the U.S. alliance system, a central feature of the U.S.-led order. Trump …

SCIENTISTS KNOW HOW YOU’LL RESPOND TO NUCLEAR WAR—AND THEY HAVE A PLAN

February 14, 2018 – 2:12 pm

Beyond frightening. James Ferrari
 
https://www.wired.com/story/scientists-know-how-youll-respond-to-nuclear-warand-they-have-a-plan/?mbid=email_onsiteshare
 
From Wired Magazine: Megan Molteni. 2/13/18
SCIENTISTS KNOW HOW YOU’LL RESPOND TO NUCLEAR WAR – AND THEY HAVE A PLAN
IT WILL START with a flash of light brighter than any words of any human …

Vitalik Buterin, Creator Of Ethereum, On The Big Guy Vs. The Little Guy

January 26, 2018 – 12:32 pm

https://www.forbes.com/sites/laurashin/2018/01/09/vitalik-buterin-creator-of-ethereum-on-the-big-guy-vs-the-little-guy/#19500c824ca7

Laura Shin , FORBES STAFF  

These are the show notes for the Unchained podcast, available on Google Play, iTunes, iHeartRadio, Stitcher or TuneIn Radio, and sponsored by OnRamp.

When Vitalik Buterin first conceived of Ethereum, he initially thought that after getting the project off the ground, he would …

ARChive Holiday Record + CD Sale (The ARChive of Contemporary Music)

November 4, 2017 – 12:42 pm
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“Twice a year we hold a record sale here at the ARC, usually early in June and December. Each year approximately 200,000 recordings are donated to the ARC. We sort through these, make sure we have …

The Banality of Evil: Hannah Ardent on the Normalization of Human Wickedness and Our Only Effective Antidote to it(Brainpickings)

October 15, 2017 – 1:18 pm
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“The Nazis, Arendt argues, furnished this deliberate disconnect from reality with what she calls “holes of oblivion.” (Today, we call them “alternative facts.”) In a searing testament to the power of speaking up, she considers …