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Trump’s COVID infection shows why it’s time to retire the nuclear football – Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

Allowing the president to retain sole authority—even when he can’t think clearly—increases the risk of blundering into nuclear war. Source: Trump’s COVID infection shows why it’s time to retire the nuclear football – Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

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Vaccines don’t save lives. Vaccinations save lives

(2019). Vaccines don’t save lives. Vaccinations save lives. Human Vaccines & Immunotherapeutics: Vol. 15, No. 12, pp. 2786-2789. Source: Vaccines don’t save lives. Vaccinations save lives

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A Norwegian Startup Is Turning Dry Deserts Into Fertile Cropland

The UN population forecast predicts that by 2050 there will be almost 10 billion people on the planet. They’ll live mostly in cities and have an older median age than the current global population. One looming questions is, what will … Continue reading

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“Deaths of Despair and the End of Capitalism” but what was not envisaged was a Pandemic coronavirus known as COVID-19. Since March 17th 2020 we are a world frozen in time but now it is the present and future. How do we go forward? Panorama BBC 1 Cancer Crisis; 35,000 estimated to die.

What can we do to cope?  We can start each day and end each day with a Gratitude List, as suggested by Ariana Huffington, Huffington Post.  It is grounding and never more than now, we need to engage with  life … Continue reading

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Nostalgia: Posted Irishhealth.com 13th May 2003. 29th July 2020. End LockDown COVID-19. What do we learn from life?

From: <editor@irishhealth.com> To: <michelle33@eircom.net> Subject: Message posted Date: Tuesday, May 13, 2003 11:10 AM Michelle, Thank you for your comment, which has now been reviewed by the Editor and has been posted on the relevant site discussion area. — Original … Continue reading

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Quotes: old file dated September 05

Morris West – The Shoes of the Fisherman ‘It costs so much to be a full human being and there are very few who have the enlightenment or the courage, to pay the price…  One has to abandon altogether the … Continue reading

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Another victim of the coronavirus pandemic: Cancer research – Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

Like so many other things in 2020, the pandemic is screwing up cancer research. Clinical trials—indispensable to discovering new treatments—have been shut down, postponed, and disrupted by the lack of periodic, in-person, check-ins. Source: Another victim of the coronavirus pandemic: … Continue reading

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Citizen Journalism Ireland: Published articles on different topics 2013 year. Revised 2020. 10 headings 1,000 words Tranche (B)

No. 1 25th February 2013 ‘Mortgage Delinquents’ by Michelle Clarke (Chestnut) Mathew Elderfield makes reference in a recent article to ‘Mortgage Delinquents’. Is this too harsh or is there a sense of realism here and if so, why? If people … Continue reading

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Citizen Journalism Ireland: Published articles on different topics 2013 year. Revised 2020. 10 headings 7,000 words Tranche (A)

No. 1 3rd January, 2013 Toxicity & Eye of the little Green Monster.   by Chestnut (Michelle Clarke) – Citizen Journalism:  Reply to Joe Mac This makes the Citizen Jouranlism position and lack of profile so clear. There quite evidently … Continue reading

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Citizen Journalism Ireland: Published articles on different topics 2012 year. Revised 2020. 10 headings 1,200 words Tranche (A)

No. 1 14th April 2012 What changes? Inverse Debt rises while social conditions deteriorate rapidly for our most vulnerable. Dublin 4 bandied across the media to imply elitism. Truth is so many peope are in debt, more are fighting to … Continue reading

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