GST Original Articles

By Manuel Garcia, Jr. / 10 September 2020
Oakland, CA, 10:15 AM, 9 September 2020, Burning Land Eclipse Carbon dioxide gas (CO2) has been accumulating in the atmosphere since the dawn of the Industrial Revolution (~1750), because increasingly voluminous fluxes of that gas have been exhausted from the lands and the oceans, and are beyond the capacity of natural CO2 sinks to absorb completely. Prior to the Industrial Revolution, carbon would cycle through a variety of processes that sustained the continuation of life, death,... Read more
By Robert Hunziker / 09 September 2020
Amazon Day, a day of celebration for over 100 years on September 5th has passed. Amazon Day commemorates the creation in 1850 of the Province of Amazonas, encompassing 60% of Brazil and extending into Bolivia, Peru, Colombia, Ecuador, Guyana, Suriname, Venezuela, and French Guyana.  Meanwhile, illegal fires in Brazil’s Amazon rainforest rage on, and on, and on, stronger than ever. Nowadays, in spite of the spirit of Amazon Day, suicidal spates of lawlessness rule Brazil’s precious rainforest... Read more
By Thomas Ultican / 30 August 2020
In 1993, Political Science Professor Paul T. Hill established the Center for Reinventing Public Education (CRPE) at the Daniel J. Evans School of Public Affairs on the University of Washington campus. The research group Hill founded is steeped in public school failure ideology. On their web site Hill lets it be known “The Center has a definite point of view.” Among the points listed are: “The ineffectiveness of big city public schools clouds the futures of millions of children.” “Incremental... Read more
By Don Fitz / 29 August 2020
As a coup de grâce to the Bernie Sanders campaign Joe Biden declared that he would veto Medicare-for-All. This could drive a dedicated health care advocate to relentlessly pursue Med-4-All as a final goal. However, it is not the final goal. It should be the first step in a complete transformation of medicine which includes combining community medicine with natural medicine and health-care-for-the-world. Contrasting Cuban changes in medicine during the last 60 years with the US non-system of... Read more

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By Shannon Osaka / 13 September 2020
In 1968, a small group of elite academics, industrialists, and government officials gathered at a Roman villa to discuss “the predicament of mankind.”  “We proceed from the belief that problems have ‘solutions,’” they wrote. Their goal was to find them. The result, a 200-page book called The Limits to Growth published in 1972, forever changed the contours of the burgeoning environmental... Read more
By Max Blumenthal / 11 September 2020
It is hard to think of an American film that provoked a greater backlash in 2020 than “Planet of the Humans.” Focused on the theme of planetary extinction and fanciful proposals to ward it off, the documentary was released for free on YouTube on April 21. Even before “Planet of the Humans” was released, however, the producers of the film had fallen under pressure to retract it. Upon the film’s... Read more
By Yanis Iqbal / 10 September 2020
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By Barb Kalbach, Jefferson Jones, John Harter, Darrel Mosel / 05 September 2020
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By Yanis Iqbal / 02 September 2020
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By Margaret Kimberley / 30 August 2020
The Democrats Claim To Be The Opposition Party, But They Seek Out Republicans, Hate The Left Of Their Own Party, And Don’t Seem To Care If They Lose The Election.  Biden’s slogan may as well be "He’s Not Trump" because that is all the Democrats had to say.  Even a cursory observation of the recent Democratic National Convention proves that this assessment is correct. There were... Read more
By Thomas Ultican / 26 August 2020
In Overturning Brown, Steve Suitts provides overwhelming evidence for the segregationist legacy of “school choice.” He shows that “Brown v Board” has been effectively gutted and “choice” proved to be the white supremacists’ most potent strategy to defeat it. In the 21st century, that same strategy is being wielded to maintain segregation while destroying the separation of church and state.

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