Portside Snapshot - October 8, 2016



Friday Nite Videos -- October 7, 2016

RIGGED!!! | Sam Bee's Election Report. Rock Group Drive-By Truckers Take on the South. All The Things Mike Pence Said Donald Trump Didn’t Say, He Did. The Secret US Prisons You've Never Heard of Before. Do Cause and Effect Really Exist?

The Science of Monster Storms

Jeff Masters
Scientific American
Extreme weather events are nothing new, but they appear to be gaining strength. Scientists have risked life and limb to help us better understand—and better survive—these storms

Why Standing Rock Is a Test for Obama—And All Climate Choices Ahead

Mark Trahant
Yes! Magazine
The people who are camped at Standing Rock are giving President Obama the opportunity to show how a managed decline in the use of fossil fuels is possible. And, if done right, inspiring. As the president said, “This gives us the best possible shot to save the one planet we’ve got.”

Domestic Situation

Kathleen Lynch
Spillway #24
In this touching, unembellished poem, Kathleen Lynch introduces the domestic situation of two people aging differently: "the man who once wanted everything" and his wife who now "wants the world."




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