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The 2020 wildfire season is expected to be like none in recent memory. Above-average high-intensity fire risks are expected throughout the Pacific Northwest and Northern California, where crews are already being dispatched. This summer, in the middle of the coronavirus pandemic, our nation’s wildland firefighters will be asked to expose their lungs and immune systems …

Opening up state economies is proving to be more problematic and politically charged than shutting them down and staying in place. This fact has fostered a lively debate over the role of government-directed public health in a democracy. There are those who are now calling for opening up the economy at any cost. These protesters …

By Petra Molnar* Refugees, immigrants, and people on the move have long been tied to tropes of bringing disease and illness. From pandemics to genocides, people crossing borders whether by force or by choice are talked about in apocalyptic terms like ‘flood’ or ‘wave,’ underscored by rampant xenophobia, racism, and elemental fear of ‘The Other’. Not only are these formulations blatantly …

Hypersonic weapons are drawing more media attention as China and Russia roll out new systems. These weapons, once deployed, will pose a critical threat to the United States at home and abroad. Although this is an important national security issue, it is not one that is readily explained to non-expert audiences. Hypersonic capabilities have the …

The most critical thing to do is to dream it and do it. By Moqierish Tak* British philosopher and author James Allen wisely said, “A person is limited only by the thoughts that s/he chooses.” Women face immense difficulties in the pursuit of careers, specifically in technology and science, and these difficulties are larger within …

President TrumpDonald John TrumpWinners and losers from the South Carolina debate Five takeaways from the Democratic debate Democrats duke it out in most negative debate so far MORE‘s reelection campaign is suing The New York Times for libel, claiming that the newspaper knowingly published false information about the president in an op-ed last year. The lawsuit, …

In Britain, the people have spoken. Again. Boris Johnson and his Conservatives absolutely crushed Jeremy Corbyn’s labour party in what many see as a second referendum on Brexit.   This is for sure the “Hillary moment” for many labour voters in Britain. They are in shock, despairing, believing it a devolving of descent to the end …

CNN has exclusively obtained a cover of the book, which has been a closely guarded secret until now and will be released November 19 by Twelve, a division of the Hachette Book Group. The author will remain anonymous, and sources familiar with the book tell CNN that “elaborate precautions have been taken to protect the …

Obama issues veiled rebuke by sharing anti-Trump op-ed accusing president of ‘poisoning our democracy’  New York Daily News Trump blames Obama administration for bad White House air conditioning  Fox News President Donald Trump Calls For Investigation Into Obama Book Deals  Deadline Mark Penn: Mueller’s testimony and investigation are over — THIS is the serious threat we now face  Fox …

“The founder of Netscape said software is going to eat the world.” — Tristan Harris, Centre for Humane Technology, June 25, 2019 Monsters and titans share the stage of mythology across cultures as the necessary realisations of the human imagination. From stone cave to urban dwelling, the theme is unremitting; kept in the imagination, such …