Riots. Towns gone dry. Soaring prices. Crushing starvation. If this sounds like fear-mongering from scientists, talk to the farmers
Read away. It’s important.
20:23 // 3 months ago
Data artist Josh Begley collects satellite pictures of more than 650 U.S. military bases around the world.
Click. Click. Click away.
15:30 // 7 months ago
Egypt’s interim president on Sunday banned public gatherings of more than 10 people without prior government approval, imposing hefty fines and prison terms for violators in a bid to stifle the near-constant protests roiling the country. The new law is more restrictive than regulations used under the rule of autocrat Hosni Mubarak, overthrown in Egypt’s 2011 uprising that marked the start of unrest in the country.
Another terrifyingly disappointing move from the country of Egypt. The country is often looked to as an example in the MENA region and now there’s this rather alarming set of news. They’re clearly hurting the right to protest in a detrimental way.
11:12 // 7 months ago
The idea that America can be divided into a number of different nations, each with their own identities, is hardly new. It arguably originated with Joel Garreau’s 1981 book, The Nine Nations of North America, but you can see inklings of the idea in Harry Haywood’s call for the southern “black belt” states to secede, [&]
Check this out. Representative? Realistic? Like where you live?
15:30 // 8 months ago