HOW DID WORLD WAR TWO AFFECT US?

http://www.zeit.de/gesellschaft/zeitgeschehen/2016-04/kriegsenkel-2-weltkrieg- http://www.zeit.de/index Peter and I, we both looked yesterday at two articles in ZEIT ONLINE. These articles are written in German by Matthias Lohre  There are two pages with the following titles: Seite 1 — Das zähe Seelenerbe des Zweiten Weltkrieges Seite 2 — Eine Kindheit auf Zehenspitzen Reading these articles prompted us to think … Continue reading HOW DID WORLD WAR TWO AFFECT US?

UTA’S DIARY, 20th January 2015 and Thoughts on the End of World War Two

Peter and I eat a banana every day. When they are as large as the ones in the picture, we share one banana. We also have a few cherries every morning. At the moment Australian grapes and peaches are in season and taste very good. I think we spend more money on fruit and vegetables … Continue reading UTA’S DIARY, 20th January 2015 and Thoughts on the End of World War Two

This Post I copied about the Book: A World of Three Zeros

https://www.publicaffairsbooks.com/titles/muhammad-yunus/a-world-of-three-zeros/9781610397582/#module-whats-inside The New Economics of Zero Poverty, Zero Unemployment, and Zero Net Carbon Emissions by Muhammad Yunus A winner of the Nobel Peace Prize and bestselling author of Banker to the Poor offers his vision of an emerging new economic system that can save humankind and the planet Muhammad Yunus, who created microcredit, invented social business, and earned … Continue reading This Post I copied about the Book: A World of Three Zeros

New UN Global Climate report ‘another strong wake-up call’ over global warming: Guterres

https://news.un.org/en/story/2019/03/1035681 28 March 2019 Climate Change The increasing number of natural disasters and dangers linked to climate change, highlighted in a major UN report released on Thursday, represents “another strong wake-up call” to the world, which must be countered by finding sustainable solutions quickly, UN Secretary-General António Guterres has said. Beneath I copy an article about the ‘benefits’ of … Continue reading New UN Global Climate report ‘another strong wake-up call’ over global warming: Guterres

North Korea crisis: South’s leader in plea to avoid war

http://www.news.com.au/world/asia/north-korea-crisis-souths-leader-in-plea-to-avoid-war/news-story/e5e407d785067244a5e196121d29515f AUGUST 14, 201711:42PM Video Image 0:33 / 1:06 Autoplay Car rammed into Melbourne police car 0:46 Police hunt thief involved in police car hit and run 1:00 Sydney blanketed in smoke for second day 0:23 Trump signs memo directing review of China’s IP practices 1:14 ‘Hundreds’ dead in Sierra Leone flooding 0:30 Catholic Church … Continue reading North Korea crisis: South’s leader in plea to avoid war

BOOK REVIEW|Margaret Atwood on What ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ Means in the Age of Trump

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/10/books/review/margaret-atwood-handmaids-tale-age-of-trump.html By MARGARET ATWOODMARCH 10, 2017 In the spring of 1984 I began to write a novel that was not initially called “The Handmaid’s Tale.” I wrote in longhand, mostly on yellow legal notepads, then transcribed my almost illegible scrawlings using a huge German-keyboard manual typewriter I’d rented. The keyboard was German because I was living … Continue reading BOOK REVIEW|Margaret Atwood on What ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ Means in the Age of Trump

1967 and Mabo – Moving Forward

http://www.abc.net.au/tv/qanda/txt/s4655309.htm Last night we watched the Q & A program on ABC TV. Monday 29 May, 2017 1967 and Mabo – Moving Forward and these were the panellists to answer questions: Noel Pearson Noel Pearson comes from the Guugu Yimidhirr community of Hopevale on South Eastern Cape York Peninsula. Noel, as founder of the Cape … Continue reading 1967 and Mabo – Moving Forward

Nuclear Threats in a Chaotic World, Invitation to a Dinner Talk in Santa Monica, California

I copied this invitation from here: http://www.lawac.org/ http://www.lawac.org/EventDetail/eventid/30431?gclid=CjwKEAiAxKrFBRDm25f60OegtwwSJABgEC-ZpYv6V7BKqW9uzjwJ7JFfNgHV-V18MxhU1tI8yWr_9xoCi3Dw_wcB February 23, 2017 7:00 PM    Dinner Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel 1700 Ocean Avenue, Santa Monica CA 90401February 23, 2017 7:00 PM William Perry, former Defense Secretary, will talk to a LAWAC dinner on February 23rd about the escalating dangers of nuclear conflict in today’s chaotic … Continue reading Nuclear Threats in a Chaotic World, Invitation to a Dinner Talk in Santa Monica, California

Kevin Rudd: reflections on a troubled country and a troubled world December 16, 2016

https://theconversation.com/kevin-rudd-reflections-on-a-troubled-country-and-a-troubled-world-70528 Kevin Rudd Senior Fellow, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University Disclosure statement Kevin Rudd was the 26th prime minister of Australia, representing the Australian Labor Party. He is the President of the Asia Society Policy Institute, a Senior Fellow at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs and is also a … Continue reading Kevin Rudd: reflections on a troubled country and a troubled world December 16, 2016