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          Field Service Representative - Power Distribution - Faith Technologies Inc. - Menasha, WI      Cache   Translate Page      
Navy Nuclear Electronics Technicians and Electrician Mate. FIELD SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE – POWER DISTRIBUTION....
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          Faculty of Energy Systems and Nuclear Science - Sessional Lecturer - RADI - 4550U Rad. Detection & Measurement - Fall 2018 - University of Ontario Institute of Technology - Oshawa, ON      Cache   Translate Page      
Akira Tokuhiro, the Sessional Lecturer provides instruction to graduate and/or undergraduate students in the Faculty of Energy Systems and Nuclear Science....
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          SIX MONTHS TO AVOID AN ARMS RACE: What Trump needs to do to halt path to NUCLEAR WAR      Cache   Translate Page      


DONALD TRUMP announced the US will withdraw from the nuclear weapons treaty but what will happen next? Will a new treaty be negotiated in the six-month window?
          Comment on New chemical conversion process turns plastic waste into fuel by FirefighterGeek      Cache   Translate Page      
Interesting except the cost of heating water to nearly a thousand degrees. Maybe this would be economical if you combined with the cooling output from a nuclear power facility before it goes to the cooling towers.
          Vice President of Business Operations, Nuclear and Environment Group - AECOM - Aiken, SC      Cache   Translate Page      
Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing...
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          U.S. sues Lockheed, others for alleged kickbacks on nuclear site cleanup      Cache   Translate Page      
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States has sued Lockheed Martin Corp, Lockheed Martin Services Inc, and Mission Support Alliance LLC, as well as a Lockheed executive for alleged false claims and
          M/s Kirloskar Chiller make SPARES to address abnormal sound      Cache   Translate Page      
Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited has awarded a tender which
Ref No: CMM/KAIGA 1-4/KGS3&4/ 57476
Purchase Order no: CMM/KAIGA 1-4/KGS3&4/ 57476/e-PO/43884
Title: M/s Kirloskar Chiller make SPARES to address abnormal sound
Award Date: 2019/02/08
Supplier Name: Kirloskar Chillers Pvt. Ltd
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          IN ITS INSANE ENTIRETY: The Nazi-esque Green New Deal Posted by @AOC and Then Rapidly Pulled Down      Cache   Translate Page      
Below is the fact sheet and FAQ posted on February 7, 2019 by @AOC and then rapidly pulled down after a firestorm of mockery, derision and reminders of its similarity to the stated goals of the Nazi and Communist Parties. Be aware there is a massive disinformation campaign attempting to claim that a GOP operative wrote the document and falsely attributed it to the totalitarian Marxist kook from New York. That assertion was hastily disproven. Here is AOC's document in all of its insane, fascist totalitarianism.

FEBRUARY 8, 2019

By Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Overview

We will begin work immediately on Green New Deal bills to put the nuts and bolts on the plan described in this resolution (important to say so someone else can’t claim this mantle).

This is a massive transformation of our society with clear goals and a timeline.

The Green New Deal resolution a 10-year plan to mobilize every aspect of American society at a scale not seen since World War 2 to achieve net-zero greenhouse gas emissions and create economic prosperity for all. It will:

§ Move America to 100% clean and renewable energy

§ Create millions of family supporting-wage, union jobs

§ Ensure a just transition for all communities and workers to ensure economic security for people and communities that have historically relied on fossil fuel industries

§ Ensure justice and equity for frontline communities by prioritizing investment, training, climate and community resiliency, economic and environmental benefits in these communities. § Build on FDR’s second bill of rights by guaranteeing:

· A job with a family-sustaining wage, family and medical leave, vacations, and retirement security

· High-quality education, including higher education and trade schools

· Clean air and water and access to nature

· Healthy food

· High-quality health care

· Safe, affordable, adequate housing

· Economic environment free of monopolies

· Economic security for all who are unable or unwilling to work

There is no time to waste.

o IPCC Report said global emissions must be cut by by 40-60% by 2030. US is 20% of total emissions. We must get to 0 by 2030 and lead the world in a global Green New Deal.

Americans love a challenge. This is our moonshot.

o When JFK said we’d go to the by the end of the decade, people said impossible.

o If Eisenhower wanted to build the interstate highway system today, people would ask how we’d pay for it. o When FDR called on America to build 185,000 planes to fight World War 2, every business leader, CEO, and general laughed at him. At the time, the U.S. had produced 3,000 planes in the last year. By the end of the war, we produced 300,000 planes. That’s what we are capable of if we have real leadership

This is massive investment in our economy and society, not expenditure.

o We invested 40-50% of GDP into our economy during World War 2 and created the greatest middle class the US has seen.

o The interstate highway system has returned more than $6 in economic productivity for every $1 it cost

o This is massively expanding existing and building new industries at a rapid pace – growing our economy

The Green New Deal has momentum.

o 92 percent of Democrats and 64 percent of Republicans support the Green New Deal

o Nearly every major Democratic Presidential contender say they back the Green New deal including: Elizabeth Warren, Cory Booker, Kamala Harris, Jeff Merkeley, Julian Castro, Kirsten Gillibrand, Bernie Sanders, Tulsi Gabbard, and Jay Inslee.

o 45 House Reps and 330+ groups backed the original resolution for a select committee

o Over 300 local and state politicians have called for a federal Green New Deal

o New Resolution has 20 co-sponsors, about 30 groups (numbers will change by Thursday).

FAQ

Why 100% clean and renewable and not just 100% renewable? Are you saying we won’t transition off fossil fuels?

Yes, we are calling for a full transition off fossil fuels and zero greenhouse gases. Anyone who has read the resolution sees that we spell this out through a plan that calls for eliminating greenhouse gas emissions from every sector of the economy. Simply banning fossil fuels immediately won’t build the new economy to replace it – this is the plan to build that new economy and spells out how to do it technically. We do this through a huge mobilization to create the renewable energy economy as fast as possible. We set a goal to get to net-zero, rather than zero emissions, in 10 years because we aren’t sure that we’ll be able to fully get rid of farting cows and airplanes that fast, but we think we can ramp up renewable manufacturing and power production, retrofit every building in America, build the smart grid, overhaul transportation and agriculture, plant lots of trees and restore our ecosystem to get to net-zero.

Is nuclear a part of this?

A Green New Deal is a massive investment in renewable energy production and would not include creating new nuclear plants. It’s unclear if we will be able to decommission every nuclear plant within 10 years, but the plan is to transition off of nuclear and all fossil fuels as soon as possible. No one has put the full 10-year plan together yet, and if it is possible to get to fully 100% renewable in 10 years, we will do that.

Does this include a carbon tax?

The Green New Deal is a massive investment in the production of renewable energy industries and infrastructure. We cannot simply tax gas and expect workers to figure out another way to get to work unless we’ve first created a better, more affordable option. So we’re not ruling a carbon tax out, but a carbon tax would be a tiny part of a Green New Deal in the face of the gigantic expansion of our productive economy and would have to be preceded by first creating the solutions necessary so that workers and working class communities are not affected. While a carbon tax may be a part of the Green New Deal, it misses the point and would be off the table unless we create the clean, affordable options first.

Does this include cap and trade?

The Green New Deal is about creating the renewable energy economy through a massive investment in our society and economy. Cap and trade assumes the existing market will solve this problem for us, and that’s simply not true. While cap and trade may be a tiny part of the larger Green New Deal plan to mobilize our economy, any cap and trade legislation will pale in comparison to the size of the mobilization and must recognize that existing legislation can incentivize companies to create toxic hotspots in frontline communities, so anything here must ensure that frontline communities are prioritized.

Does a GND ban all new fossil fuel infrastructure or nuclear power plants?

The Green New Deal makes new fossil fuel infrastructure or nuclear plants unnecessary. This is a massive mobilization of all our resources into renewable energies. It would simply not make sense to build new fossil fuel infrastructure because we will be creating a plan to reorient our entire economy to work off renewable energy. Simply banning fossil fuels and nuclear plants immediately won’t build the new economy to replace it – this is the plan to build that new economy and spells out how to do it technically.

Are you for CCUS [Carbon Capture, Utilization, and Storage]?

We believe the right way to capture carbon is to plant trees and restore our natural ecosystems. CCUS technology to date has not proven effective. How will you pay for it? The same way we paid for the New Deal, the 2008 bank bailout and extended quantitative easing programs. The same way we paid for World War II and all our current wars. The Federal Reserve can extend credit to power these projects and investments and new public banks can be created to extend credit. There is also space for the government to take an equity stake in projects to get a return on investment. At the end of the day, this is an investment in our economy that should grow our wealth as a nation, so the question isn’t how will we pay for it, but what will we do with our new shared prosperity.

Why do we need a sweeping Green New Deal investment program? Why can’t we just rely on regulations and taxes and the private sector to invest alone such as a carbon tax or a ban on fossil fuels?

· The level of investment required is massive. Even if every billionaire and company came together and were willing to pour all the resources at their disposal into this investment, the aggregate value of the investments they could make would not be sufficient.

· The speed of investment required will be massive. Even if all the billionaires and companies could make the investments required, they would not be able to pull together a coordinated response in the narrow window of time required to jump-start major new projects and major new economic sectors. Also, private companies are wary of making massive investments in unproven research and technologies; the government, however, has the time horizon to be able to patiently make investments in new tech and R&D, without necessarily having a commercial outcome or application in mind at the time the investment is made. Major examples of government investments in “new” tech that subsequently spurred a boom in the private section include DARPA projects, the creation of the internet - and, perhaps most recently, the government’s investment in Tesla.

· Simply put, we don’t need to just stop doing some things we are doing (like using fossil fuels for energy needs); we also need to start doing new things (like overhauling whole industries or retrofitting all buildings to be energy efficient). Starting to do new things requires some upfront investment. In the same way that a company that is trying to change how it does business may need to make big upfront capital investments today in order to reap future benefits (for e.g., building a new factory to increase production or buying new hardware and software to totally modernize its IT system), a country that is trying to change how its economy works will need to make big investments today to jump-start and develop new projects and sectors to power the new economy.

· Merely incentivizing the private sector doesn’t work - e.g. the tax incentives and subsidies given to wind and solar projects have been a valuable spur to growth in the US renewables industry but, even with such investment promotion subsidies, the present level of such projects is simply inadequate to transition to a fully greenhouse gas neutral economy as quickly as needed.

· Once again, we’re not saying that there isn’t a role for private sector investments; we’re just saying that the level of investment required will need every actor to pitch in and that the government is best placed to be the prime driver.

Resolution Summary

Created in consultation with multiple groups from environmental community, environmental justice community, and labor community. 5 goals in 10 years:

o Net-zero greenhouse gas emissions through a fair and just transition for all communities and workers o Create millions of high-wage jobs and ensure prosperity and economic security for all

o Invest in infrastructure and industry to sustainably meet the challenges of the 21st century o Clean air and water, climate and community resiliency, healthy food, access to nature, and a sustainable environment for all

o Promote justice and equity by stopping current, preventing future, and repairing historic oppression of frontline and vulnerable communities

National mobilization our economy through 14 infrastructure and industrial projects. Every project strives to remove greenhouse gas emissions and pollution from every sector of our economy:

o Build infrastructure to create resiliency against climate change-related disasters

o Repair and upgrade U.S. infrastructure. ASCE estimates this is $4.6 trillion at minimum.

o Meet 100% of power demand through clean and renewable energy sources

o Build energy-efficient, distributed smart grids and ensure affordable access to electricity

o Upgrade or replace every building in US for state-of-the-art energy efficiency

o Massively expand clean manufacturing (like solar panel factories, wind turbine factories, battery and storage manufacturing, energy efficient manufacturing components) and remove pollution and greenhouse gas emissions from manufacturing

o Work with farmers and ranchers to create a sustainable, pollution and greenhouse gas free, food system that ensures universal access to healthy food and expands independent family farming

o Totally overhaul transportation by massively expanding electric vehicle manufacturing, build charging stations everywhere, build out highspeed rail at a scale where air travel stops becoming necessary, create affordable public transit available to all, with goal to replace every combustion-engine vehicle

o Mitigate long-term health effects of climate change and pollution

o Remove greenhouse gases from our atmosphere and pollution through afforestation, preservation, and other methods of restoring our natural ecosystems

o Restore all our damaged and threatened ecosystems

o Clean up all the existing hazardous waste sites and abandoned sites

o Identify new emission sources and create solutions to eliminate those emissions

o Make the US the leader in addressing climate change and share our technology, expertise and products with the rest of the world to bring about a global Green New Deal

Social and economic justice and security through 15 requirements:

o Massive federal investments and assistance to organizations and businesses participating in the green new deal and ensuring the public gets a return on that investment

o Ensure the environmental and social costs of emissions are taken into account

o Provide job training and education to all

o Invest in R&D of new clean and renewable energy technologies

o Doing direct investments in frontline and deindustrialized communities that would otherwise be hurt by the transition to prioritize economic benefits there

o Use democratic and participatory processes led by frontline and vulnerable communities to implement GND projects locally

o Ensure that all GND jobs are union jobs that pay prevailing wages and hire local

o Guarantee a job with family-sustaining wages

o Protect right of all workers to unionize and organize

o Strengthen and enforce labor, workplace health and safety, antidiscrimination, and wage and hour standards

o Enact and enforce trade rules to stop the transfer of jobs and pollution overseas and grow domestic manufacturing

o Ensure public lands, waters, and oceans are protected and eminent domain is not abused

o Obtain free, prior, and informed consent of Indigenous peoples

o Ensure an economic environment free of monopolies and unfair competition

o Provide high-quality health care, housing, economic security, and clean air, clean water, healthy food, and nature to all

END


          Larwyn's Linx: Proof of Collusion Surfaces... About Adam Schiff Meeting With Fusion GPS      Cache   Translate Page      
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Proof of Collusion Surfaces... About Adam Schiff Meeting With Fusion GPS: CTH
Senator Sasse Vs. Congressman Schiff?: NoisyRm
Adam Schiff defends intelligence hires as president fumes: Caitlin Yilek

AOCommie: Latinos Can’t Be Illegals Because They’re ‘Descendants of Natives': Cameron Cawthorne
In AOCommie’s District, MS-13 Kills While She Calls To Disband ICE: David Marcus
Kommunala Harris is a Damn Liar: BattleSwarm

Trump’s Wall and a Plan to Stop Cartels at the Border: Bill Thomas
Trump’s Three Tests: Matthew Continetti
Matthew Whitaker set to testify after clash with Democrats over subpoena threat: Caitlin Yilek

Hacked Documents From Pelosi’s Laptop Links Her to Benghazi Scandal: James Ledbetter
'Dearbornistan' Mayor Suppresses Free Speech: Joseph Klein
Stop Medieval Diseases With a Medieval Wall: Daniel Greenfield

Economy

When did driving become a problem that needs to be solved?: Tim Jackson
Canadians Discovering ‘America First’ Consequences Within USMCA: CTH
Democrats unleash Labor watchdog on Trump rule-making: Sean Higgins

Scandal Central

Nellie Ohr’s Revelation Of Dossier’s Ukrainian Source Connects The Dots From DNC To Mueller: J.E. Dyer
Yikes: Dramatic Footage Shows Heavily Armed Agents Arresting Roger Stone: CTH
Huh: Despite Being Shot, Dems Blocked Steve Scalise From Testifying on Gun Violence: Katie Pavlich

Pelosi: Virginia's Racist Democrat Scandals Don’t Damage Party’s National Brand: Andrew Kugle
Vanessa Tyson could spell doom for Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax: Steven Nelson
The Timeline of Elizabeth Warren’s Native American Controversy: David Rutz

Climate, Energy & Regulations

Green New Deal Guarantees Economic Security for Those ‘Unwilling to Work’: David Rutz
AOCommie Reveals Ridiculous “Green New Deal” – Immediately Backfires: CTH
Nancy Pelosi Slights Green New Deal: 'Green Dream or Whatever': Joshua Caplan

Media

Bezos: National Enquirer tried to blackmail me with explicit photos: Exam
Former NYT Executive Editor Denies Plagiarism Accusations: Jeffrey Cimmino
American Jews Thank Trump in Full Page New York Times Ad: Adam Kredo

Photo of Joy Behar Dressed as ‘Beautiful African Woman’ Resurfaces: Ben Kew
Mark Levin: SOTU ‘Speech Trump Gave Was the Finest Speech Since Ronald Reagan’: CNS
Levin: Trump’s SOTU was ‘outstanding’ and that’s why ‘the media have gone nuts’: Chris Pandolfo

World

Southcom Says Venezuelan Military ‘Center of Gravity’ in Crisis: Bill Gertz
Brussels is terrified of Brexit being a success – no wonder they’re threatening hellfire: Fraser Nelson
Russia demands US destroy Tomahawk missile launchpads and drones: AMN

Sci-Tech (courtesy BadBlue Tech News)

Facebook Says It Needs to Collect All Your Data to Protect Against Terrorism and Child Abuse: Gizmodo
Earth's north magnetic pole sprints toward Siberia: David Szondy
Spooky New Photos Show the Alien Creatures of the Deep Ocean: Ryan F. Mandelbaum

Cornucopia

The Moral Idiocy of Our Times: Bruce Thornton
How I Learned To Stop Worrying And Enjoy Global Warming: MOTUS
Jewish Model Harassed After Coming Out As Trump Supporter: Brent Scher

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QOTD: "‘We’re nuts!’ isn’t a great pitch for a Green New Deal." --Megan McArdle

          Milwaukee Sen. Carpenter a bulwark v. GOP/Walker Toxic Touch      Cache   Translate Page      
This is a story about Milwaukee south side state senator Tim Carpenter, and how he should get more credit for protecting public trusts - - from water and wetlands to taxpayer dollars and transparency - - 
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- - when those resources are threatened by special interests and their GOP bellhops.

And it's also about the politicians whom Carpenter has been standing up to years, and when don't do their jobs and protect our resources simply figure out how to monetize their failures and stupidity - - again at our expense.

* It was Carpenter, as a board member the WEDC controlled by Walker appointees, whose whistle-blowing about flaws in the Foxconn contract led to language rewrites that may help save millions and even billions of taxpayer dollars should the already-shale Foxconn project collapse.

I will add today's post to the 20-month-long Foxconn blog archive, maintained here.

*  Similarly, it was Carpenter, along with his moderate, then GOP senate colleague Dale Schultz, saved miles of the Penokee Hills and the Bad River watershed from at least 35 years of blasting and polluting to extract iron ore for which there was no market.

Both of these boondoggles were pushed by Walker and his legislative marionettes despite the obvious financial or environmental flaws.

Other similarities: GOP leaders have already spewed a false narrative about why the Foxconn project is wobbling, and when the mining company pulled out it did some fake finger-pointing even though its own analyses showed that the project site was too saturated to be mined, as the Bad River tribe and other critics had been say for months.

You begin to see the pattern. Hurry through a flawed plan. Employ secrecy. Hurry up with the phony excuses when all the b.s is exposed.

So props to Carpenter for years of strong public policy advocacy - - seen also in his effort to minimize spending on the Walker/special-interest driven highway expansions that have sapped those budgets, too.


Including the very segment to which GOP Assembly Speaker and Foxconn-booster Robin Vos has helped maneuver more than $250 million while other big projects like the Zoo Interchange are stalled and Walker's legacy Scottholes are re-emerging in the current thaw-freeze cycle.

Fascinating, also, that some of the promoters of the mine were rewarded with promotions, positions and perks:

Then-State GOP Rep. Jeff Stone, after apologetically refusing Native American input on the mining project's enabling bill which the mining company had played a key role in drafting was later appointed by Walker to head the water section of the Public Service Commission.

A key mining project spokesman was also named to a PSC post. Those appointments are documented, here
Soft landings for high-profile GTac mine personnel
And GOP State Senator Glenn Grothman, after traveling to the mining region and assuring people that any damage to their wells from 35 years of trucking and blasting could be fixed with caulk moved up to a congressional seat his party had made available through ultra-partisan gerrymandering Grothman had supported while a state legislator.

And let's not forget the pro-mining Cathy Stepp, Walker's hand-picked inside-and-atop the-DNR-wrecker, who parlayed her obeisance to the wetland-fillers into the directorship at Donald Trump's Great Lakes US EPA regional office.

And speaking of failure rewarded, let's not forget that Walker is heading for the speakers' circuit, where, for at least $15,000, he will own up to absolutely nothing about his toxic touch.


          IAEA asks for even more patience at the slow cleanup of the Fukushima nuclear disaster      Cache   Translate Page      

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) asked for “patience and public transparency” in its review of cleanup activities at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station. It’s the agency’s fourth review mission since the earthquake, tsunami and meltdown destroyed the plant in 2011. By Joshua S Hill Cleantechnica It has been nearly eight years since I began covering […]

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          Part 1: Introduction to Machine Learning in the Nuclear Medicine Context.      Cache   Translate Page      
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Part 1: Introduction to Machine Learning in the Nuclear Medicine Context.

J Nucl Med. 2019 Feb 07;:

Authors: Uribe CF, Mathotaarachchi S, Gaudet VC, Smith KC, Rosa-Neto P, Benard F, Black SE, Zukotynski K

Abstract
This article, the first in a two-part series, provides an introduction to machine learning in a nuclear medicine context. Part I in this series addresses the history of machine learning and describes common algorithms with illustrations of when these algorithms can be helpful in nuclear medicine. Part II focuses on current contributions of machine learning to our field and addresses future expectations, limitations as well as providing a critical appraisal of what machine learning can and cannot do.

PMID: 30733322 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]


          New Developments in Dual-labeled Molecular Imaging Agents.      Cache   Translate Page      
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New Developments in Dual-labeled Molecular Imaging Agents.

J Nucl Med. 2019 Feb 07;:

Authors: Hernandez Vargas S, Ghosh SC, Azhdarinia A

Abstract
Intraoperative detection of tumors has had a profound impact on how cancer surgery is performed and addresses critical unmet needs in surgical oncology. Through the use of fluorescent contrast agents, tumor deposits, margins, and residual cancer can be imaged during surgical procedures to complement visual and tactile guidance. The combination of fluorescent and nuclear contrast into a multimodality agent builds upon these capabilities by adding quantitative, non-invasive nuclear imaging capabilities to intraoperative imaging. This review focuses on new strategies for the development and evaluation of targeted dual-labeled molecular imaging agents, while highlighting the successful first-in-human application of this technique.

PMID: 30733318 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]


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          Video Clips Of Oil Train Disaster Used In Netflix Sci-Fi Films Anger Canadians      Cache   Translate Page      
Canadians are furious over Netflix's use of real-life footage of a deadly oil-train disaster in two of the company's recent science fiction productions. The 2013 accident in Lac-Megantic, Quebec, involved an American-owned oil tanker train and left 47 people dead. It incinerated the community's historic downtown — video images of towering pillars of smoke and fire went viral on Youtube. This winter, those images began appearing again on Canadian TV screens, not in newscasts or documentaries, but in sci-fi stories, including the hit alien invasion film Bird Box with Sandra Bullock. In the Bullock film, the Lac-Megantic images are part of a fake newscast that purports to show violent turmoil in Europe. The clip appears briefly again in Travelers , a joint U.S.-Canadian sci-fi series about time-travelers, repurposed in a fake newscast describing a nuclear attack on London. Lac-Megantic Mayor Julie Morin declined to speak with NPR, but provided a statement calling use of the video
          Faculty of Energy Systems and Nuclear Science - Sessional Lecturer - RADI - 4550U Rad. Detection & Measurement - Fall 2018 - University of Ontario Institute of Technology - Oshawa, ON      Cache   Translate Page      
Akira Tokuhiro, the Sessional Lecturer provides instruction to graduate and/or undergraduate students in the Faculty of Energy Systems and Nuclear Science....
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          RN Case Manager- Buffalo, WY - Professional Case Management - Buffalo, WY      Cache   Translate Page      
Registered Nurse – Case Manager Professional Case Management (PCM) is the nation's premier homecare provider for nuclear weapons workers and uranium miners,...
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          The Automated Technology Group Limited T/A Talentworx Ltd: Proposals Engineer - Power      Cache   Translate Page      
Package up to £50k: The Automated Technology Group Limited T/A Talentworx Ltd: My client specialises in a niche sector of work within a global engineering group.Work covers multiple industries including Power, Automotive and Nuclear, with various sites in the UK. Due to continuous growth and ever increasing demand they currently hav Bedford
          Medical Imaging Senior Manager - Banner Health - Worland, WY      Cache   Translate Page      
Advanced certification by accrediting body in specialty required (MRI, Nuclear Medicine, CAT Scan, Mammography), if applicable....
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          Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited - NPCIL Recruitment 2019 for 162 Post as Stipendiary Trainee/Scientific Asst/Asst : Last Date 19th February 2019      Cache   Translate Page      
Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited - NPCIL is one of the biggest and well known company to work for in India. Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited - NPCIL hire both freshers and experienced candidates across India every year.They also hire many candidates through walk-in and campus placements every year as they are the pioneer and a very big brand name of IT industry in India.Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited - NPCIL usually hire every year and recruit many candidates and offer them very good salary package One of the plus point to work in this company is their working environment. In this post we will give you all the recruitment details of this company.

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          Production Technologist, Fedoruk Centre - University of Saskatchewan - Saskatoon, SK      Cache   Translate Page      
Department: Fedoruk Canadian Centre for Nuclear Innovation The Sylvia Fedoruk Canadian Centre for Nuclear Innovation (Fedoruk Centre) is inviting... $49,500 - $81,750 a year
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          Comment on Review: ‘Star Trek: Discovery’ Senses The Coming Of Death In “An Obol For Charon” by DeanH      Cache   Translate Page      
The issue the audience will simply have to deal with is that 21st century current technology is surpassing fictional 23rd and 24th century technology that was initially depicted on TOS through DS9 and beyond. For example, transparent displays seen on the Discovery bridge are very similar to the transparent OLED displays being shown off at CES this year. I hope producers don't try to come up with reasons why 21st century tech isn't around in TOS or the other shows and movies. Because of the lasting longevity of the franchise, producers of the show will increasingly have to deal with reality surpassing fiction. Not a big issue for most. I don't see fans freaking out about why a NASA civilian Saturn V was launching orbiting military nuclear platforms in the late 1960s on TOS or asking why Voyager 6 was seen in TMP when no such probe was ever launched. Btw for those interested, Voyager 2 just left the solar system and passed into interstellar space a few months ago.
          NPCIL Trade Apprentice Recruitment 2018 – 57 Vacancies Open      Cache   Translate Page      
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          Operations Instructor/Sr Operations Instructor Quad Cities Nuclear Station, IL - Exelon - Cordova, IL      Cache   Translate Page      
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          Instrument (I&C) Electronics Maintenance Supervisor Quad Cities Nuclear Station, IL - Exelon - Cordova, IL      Cache   Translate Page      
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          Vice President of Business Operations, Nuclear and Environment Group - AECOM - Aiken, SC      Cache   Translate Page      
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          [$$$] Nuclear Job Board - Mechanical Engineer - New Grad for MidWest Sites - Exelon Business Services      Cache   Translate Page      
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Michael Flynn, Russia and a Grand Scheme to Build Nuclear Power Plants in Saudi Arabia and the Arab World: How Trump’s former national security adviser got involved with a madcap plan to build scores of nuclear power plants in Saudi Arabia and the Arab world.
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          Il ritorno del dr. Stranamore      Cache   Translate Page      
Il 2 febbraio 2019 è stato annunciato un evento luttuoso per l’umanità, specialmente per i popoli europei, però in Italia non ci abbiamo fatto caso. Mi riferisco all’annuncio del segretario di stato americano, Mike Pompeo, del ritiro degli USA dallo storico trattato INF: firmato da Reagan e Gorbaciov l’8 dicembre1987 che proibisce le armi nucleari […]
          British analyst: Venezuelan patriotism, Russian support will be crucial to defending Venezuela from US aggression      Cache   Translate Page      
03 February 2019
British political analyst says that Venezuelan patriotism and Russian support will be crucial to defending Venezuela from the aggression of the United States that is now intent on reasserting its authority in the international arena at the expense of the Venezuelan people after its defeat in Syria.
Dr. Marcus Papadopoulos’s remarks came during an interview with the Syria Times e-newspaper about the reasons behind Washington’s currently attempts to engineer a coup in Venezuela and how Caracas can prevent U.S. from reaching its goals.
“There is more than one reason behind Washington’s attempts to engineer a coup in Venezuela.  I hold the view that there are two key reasons accounting for America’s brazen act of aggression against Venezuela’s sovereignty, and that these are equal in significance to each other,” the analyst said.
He made it clear that one of the reasons for why the Americans are currently trying to overthrow the democratically elected president of Venezuela, Nicolas Maduro is the fact that Venezuela’s oil industry is nationalised and Caracas pursues an independent foreign policy.
“This deprives American energy companies, such as ExxonMobil, from taking control of Venezuela’s energy sector and exploiting it for their own gains,” Dr. Papadopoulos added, asserting that the US has an unquenchable thirst for oil and has, historically, gone to monstrously criminal lengths to secure control of, and access to, the largest oil producing markets in the world, most notably in the Middle East.
“With Venezuela geographically situated in what is, traditionally speaking, America’s sphere of influence, policy-makers in Washington are determined to take control of the country’s oil and gas industry, even if this means using military force to do so, as the Americans did in Iraq,” the analyst stated.
He emphasized that Venezuela is a major energy player in global affairs since it is , according to some sources, home to the world’s largest crude-oil reserves, while the country also sits on one of the largest reserves of natural gas in the world.
The close relationship between Venezuela and Russia
The other reason accounting for the US’ interference in the Latin American country, concerns the close relationship between Venezuela and Russia, according to the analyst, who  indicated that for some 20 years now, Caracas and Moscow have cultivated intimate relations with each other in the political, economic and military spheres.
“Today, Russia is the leading supplier of military hardware to Venezuela, and late last year reports surfaced about Russian plans to construct an air base for itself on the Venezuela island of La Orchila which would host Russian strategic bombers capable of delivering nuclear payloads,” Dr. Papadopoulos said
He went on to say:
“The prospect of a Russian military base in Venezuela, and one that can accommodate Russian nuclear bombers, is something that the Americans will bitterly resist.  Whilst Russia is only responding to the increasingly dangerous presence of NATO on its western border, coupled with both the threatening American missile shield in Eastern Europe and Washington’s diabolical withdrawal from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty, the US is determined that its tormenting behaviour on the international stage remains unimpeded hence why the Americans are trying to overthrow President Maduro and replace him with the pro-American puppet, Juan Guaido.”
The analyst stressed that a Venezuela led by the legally and electorally illegitimate Guaido would end political, economic and military co-operation with Russia and make the Latin American country, once again, subservient to the US.
In a response to a question about how Caracas can avoid a military confrontation with U.S, Dr. Papadopoulos said: “Russia is the only country that can either deter Washington from embarking on a military confrontation with Venezuela or indirectly defeat an American military campaign against Caracas, with the aim of overthrowing the legal government of President Maduro.”
“I draw a comparison with how Russia came to the aid of Cuba, following the Cuban Revolution, when the country was faced with imminent American military aggression with the objective of overthrowing Fidel Castro.  In that situation, Moscow ultimately ensured the survival of the Cuban Revolution and, with it, the independence and sovereignty of Cuba.  Russia will be all-important in defending Venezuela and the Venezuelan people from the clutches of Messrs. Trump and Bolton.”
Besides the essential support of Russia, both economically and militarily, the prowess of the National Bolivarian Armed Forces of Venezuela and the patriotism and fiercely independent nature of the Venezuelan people  are main obstacles for US quick military intervention against Caracas, as stated by Dr. Papadopoulos, who indicated that the US could ignite a war in Venezuela in which large parts of the Venezuela population and the economic infrastructure of the country are consumed by a fireball.
U.S. has no moral compunction in starting a war
“The US has no moral compunction in starting a war – either through an invasion or a bombing campaign, or through supporting illegally armed groups – so as to seize control of a country’s economic and military infrastructure and impose a compliant government in the country’s capital. Washington rained down death and destruction on Syria but the Syrian people, aided by Russia, thwarted American ambitions in the country.  Because of their defeat in Syria, the Americans are angry – very, very angry, and are now intent on reasserting their authority in the international arena at the expense of the Venezuelan people.  So the world could, at some point, be witness to Washington raining down death and destruction on Venezuela and its people,” the analyst affirmed.
He, in addition, made it clear that economic sanctions are one of the most potent weapons in the US’ armoury hence the Venezuelan Government could be vulnerable to Washington’s endeavours to instigate a coup through economic strangulation of Venezuela’s economy.
“However, providing that Venezuela still keeps producing and selling oil and gas, and providing that Moscow is able to economically assist Caracas, then Venezuela stands a reasonably good chance of prevailing against American aggression,” concluded, Dr. Papadopoulos, the founder and editor of Politics First magazine.
On January, 24, 2019, an open letter- signed by 70 scholars and Latin America, political science, and history as well as filmmakers, civil society leaders, and other experts- was issued in opposition to ongoing intervention by the United States in Venezuela.
The letter underlined that actions by the Trump administration and its allies in the hemisphere are almost certain to make the situation in Venezuela worse, leading to unnecessary human suffering, violence, and instability.


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          Instrument and Tubing Series Lead - AECOM - Kincardine, ON      Cache   Translate Page      
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          RCCB - EARTH LEAKAGE CIRCUIT BREAKER      Cache   Translate Page      
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          Netherlands-Petten: Framework Contract for Consultancy on the Design, Assembling and Commissioning of New; and Modification of Existing Pneumatic Bellow-Based Loading Devices for use in Lilla and the Amalia Laboratory      Cache   Translate Page      
European Commission, JRC — Joint Research Centre, JRC.G — Nuclear Safety and Security, JRC.G.I.4 — Nuclear Reactor Safety and Emergency Preparedness Westerduinweg 3 Petten 1755 LE Aneta Jukneviciene jrc-ptt-procurement@ec.europa.eu https://ec.europa.eu/jrc/ https://etendering.ted.europa.eu/cft/cft-display.html?cftId=3893 Research and development services and related consultancy services Framework Contract for Consultancy on the Design, Assembling and Commissioning of New; and Modification of Existing Pneumatic Bellow-Based Loading Devices for use in Lilla and the Amalia Laboratory JRC/PTT/2018/G.I.4/0084/OC The unit JRC G.I.4 is planning to build new pneumatic bellows-based experimental facilities in Amalia (AssessMent of nucleAr power pLants core InternAls) and LILLA (Liquid Lead Laboratory), upgrade or modify the currently installed pneumatic bellows-based devices for "Environmentally-Assisted Cracking tests" (henceforth, the Devices) in environments simulating conditions of Light Water Reactors (LWR) and of Gen IV concepts such as ALFRED (European Lead Fast Reactor Gen IV concept) and MYRRHA (Multi-purpose hYbrid Research Reactor for High-tech Applications). 320000.00 Westerduinweg 3,1755 LE Petten, NL. Framework contract for Consultancy on the design, assembling and commissioning of new; and modification of existing pneumatic bellow-based loading devices for use in Lilla and the Amalia Laboratory at the JRC-Petten. See Internet address provided in Section I.3. See Internet address provided in Section I.3). 2018/S 153-350141 Framework Contract for Consultancy on the Design, Assembling and Commissioning of New; and Modification of Existing Pneumatic Bellow-Based Loading Devices for use in Lilla and the Amalia Laboratory 2018-12-06 1 1 1 Pnemo Pneumatic solutions and innovations 24523156 Laajakalliontausta 2B Kirkkonummi 02400 320000.00 320000.00 See Internet address provided in Section I.3). General Court of the European Union rue du Fort Niedergrünewald Luxembourg 2925 +352 4303-1 http://curia.europa.eu See Internet address provided in Section I.3). 2018-12-14
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The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) on behalf of the Office of Classification (OC) within the Office of Environment, Health, Safety and Security (EHSS) intends to issue a competitive solicitation, set aside for small businesses, for Classification Support Services (CSS).

OC develops, manages and implements policies and procedures for the Department-wide program to identify classified Restricted Data (RD), Formerly Restricted Data (FRD), National Security Information (NSI), and Unclassified Controlled Nuclear Information (UCNI) within the DOE’s jurisdiction.

OC carries out a multi-faceted program to identify the full spectrum of DOE information ranging from complex, highly classified nuclear technology to certain controlled unclassified information not available to the public. OC supports the nonproliferation objectives of the United States through its classification policies. It inhibits the spread of nuclear/radiological weapons, nuclear materials, and associated technologies through cooperative and coordinated policies with other agencies and nations.

OC is responsible for the classification review of all documents requested under statute or Executive Order prior to release. As directed by statute and Executive Order, OC conducts major reviews of archived material resident at the National Declassification Center (NDC), National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), College Park, Maryland, and Presidential Libraries across the Nation. It also conducts reviews of documents requested under litigation, performs patent reviews, and performs audits and surveys of other agency collections for records containing DOE information.

The CSS required by this competitive solicitation, set aside for small businesses, enables the OC to carry out its assigned national security mission.

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          Experienced Radiological Controls Trainer- Engineering Technologist - Naval Nuclear Laboratory - Niskayuna, NY      Cache   Translate Page      
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No sign of progress in three days of talks to prepare second U.S.-North Korea summitThe State Department said Stephen Biegun had agreed with his counterpart Kim Hyok Chol to meet again ahead of the summit, which Washington has said will take place from Feb. 27-28 in Vietnam. In their talks in Pyongyang from Wednesday until Friday Biegun and Kim Hyok Chol "discussed advancing President Trump and Chairman Kim's Singapore summit commitments of complete denuclearization, transforming U.S.-DPRK relations, and building a lasting peace on the Korean Peninsula." the State Department said.



          Civil Engineering Technician - Soil Engineers Ltd. - Mississauga, ON      Cache   Translate Page      
Site inspection, material testing (soil and asphalt using nuclear gauge, concrete testing )sampling and general geotechnical work supervision....
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          Comment on Links 2/9/19 by Hepativore      Cache   Translate Page      
One thing that I think bears looking into is popularizing and engineering district-heating systems in many urban centers across the world, especially in the US. As most forms of baseload energy-generation (nuclear, coal, biomass, etc.) produce large amounts of waste heat, you might as well put it to use. Many European countries already do just this. As I live in the upper Midwestern US, heating during the winter is one of the highest demands of energy used in cold climates. As an aside, I do think that nuclear energy has many unrealized benefits, and that we would do well to be more like France in this regard, but that is a topic for another discussion.
          Cory Booker believes 'Green New Deal' akin to fighting Nazis, landing on the moon      Cache   Translate Page      


During a campaign event in Mason City, Iowa, on Friday, Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) compared the "Green New Deal" to fighting Nazis and landing on the moon.

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) and Sen. Ed Markey (D-Mass.) introduced the non-binding Green New Deal resolution on Thursday. Booker and several other lawmakers co-sponsored the resolution, which is touted as a way to fight climate change.

What did he say?

Approving the Green New Deal would represent a "bold" move in America, which has a history of saving the planet, according to Booker.

"We have to deal with this," Booker said. "…Our planet is in peril and we need to be bold. That's one of the reasons I co-signed onto the resolution, and co-sponsored the resolution."

In a YouTube video of his presentation Booker said: "When the planet has been imperiled in the past, who came forward to save Earth from the scourge of Nazis and totalitarian regimes? We came forward. Who came forward to save the planet, or continents, from financial ruin? We came forward with the Marshall Plan."

"Our history is standing up and saying, 'Look, humanity is in crisis, America is going to be light and the hope."

The Green New Deal would ban nearly every form of energy the nation currently uses, including oil, nuclear power and natural gas. Specifically, the plan calls for a "full transition off fossil fuels and zero greenhouse gases."

What about carbon taxes? Well, they're not out of the question. According to a document that was briefly posted on Ocasio-Cortez's website and later pulled down:

So we're not ruling a carbon tax out, but a carbon tax would be a tiny part of a Green New Deal in the face of the gigantic expansion of our productive economy and would have to be preceded by first creating the solutions necessary so that workers and working class communities are not affected. While a carbon tax may be a part of the Green New Deal, it misses the point and would be off the table unless we create the clean, affordable options first.

The plan would also tear down or gut virtually every building in America, supposedly to bring it into compliance with new energy efficiency standards.

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He admitted that a lot of people are now backtracking on the proposal by saying it's too expensive or impractical.

Does he believe this is a 'dream?'

But we can't "govern our dreams" that way, Booker said.

If that were the case, he said, "we would have never gone to the moon."

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While announcing an upcoming meeting with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un, President Donald Trump predicted that North Korea would grow into an "economic powerhouse" under Kim's leadership.

Trump will meet with Kim for the second time in Hanoi, Vietnam, on Feb. 27 and 28.

"North Korea, under the leadership of Kim Jong Un, will become a great Economic Powerhouse," Trump wrote Friday. "He may surprise some but he won't surprise me, because I have gotten to know him & fully understand how capable he is. North Korea will become a different kind of rocket—an Economic one!"

Trump's glowing positivity toward North Korea comes despite the fact that the nation has taken no steps to honor a pledge made in the first Trump/Kim summit to denuclearize.

The result has been a stalemate: North Korea waits for sanctions relief, while the U.S. waits for some sign of denuclearization before providing that relief.

Trump left the first summit by declaring that "everybody can now feel much safer than the day I took office. There is no longer a nuclear threat from North Korea."

North Korea did not test any ballistic missiles in 2018, but intelligence shows that some North Korea nuclear testing sites are still functional, although not currently in use.

Additionally, U.S. intelligence heads don't believe complete denuclearization is a likely outcome for North Korea.

"While the president has started a promising dialogue with Chairman Kim, we still await concrete steps by North Korea to dismantle the nuclear weapons that threaten our people and our allies in the region," Vice President Mike Pence said in January.


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Posted on: 2019-02-09

St. Mary's is looking to add a BC/BE Neurologist to our care team.
 
Quick Facts:
  • 346 bed acute care facility
  • 34 bed ICU
  • Level II Trauma Center
  • Primary referral center for western Colorado and eastern Utah St. Marys is the largest regional medical center between Denver and Salt Lake City 
  • Health, vision, and dental insurance provided along with retirement benefits, paid vacation, and CME allowance.
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  • Grand Junction, Colo. (estab. 1896) Population: 146,000
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  • Regional Medical Center serving western Colo. & eastern Utah
  • 2,020 associates, 434 physicians
  • 346 beds (310 are staffed)

Practice where you play!

 
St.  Marys Hospital and Regional Medical Center is seeking a BC/ BE neurologist to be part of a growing Neuroscience program and Primary Stroke Center. We are looking for a general neurologist with a passion for stroke care to practice general neurology.
 
This employed opportunity will be a combination of both outpatient and inpatient practice. Enjoy a large referral base from a multi-county catchment area, a collegial medical staff of over 300, and a full array of other hospital services. A full array of neuro-technology testing is available, state of the art imaging with PACS, comprehensive neurosurgical support, and the only EMU between Denver and Salt Lake City. Enjoy competitive pay, benefits, CME, and much more. 
 
  • Join our team of three neurologists in a thriving and busy practice
  • Full front office and clinical support
  • Established Primary Stroke Center with telemedicine support  
  • 3T MRI
  • 4 Bed EMU
  • Xltek EEG
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If so then look no further, we are just the team you are looking for. We take pride in our work, with high quality craftsmanship, excellent customer service and with affordable prices.We build entire structures, from start to finish - for that you need experience, commitment, integrity and the peace of mind that comes with a guaranteed commitment to quality first.Seasonal MaintenanceWinter Seasonal Maintenance ChecklistIt feels as if fall only just got here, but before you know it winter will be reaching out to envelope us with its frosty embrace. For many, winter means freezing temperatures, long dark nights, and snow and ice so you'll want to be prepared for when the first snowflake falls. By following a simple checklist of winter seasonal maintenance you can avoid everything from burst pipes to astronomical heating bills while staying safe and toasty warm.Winterize Exterior Faucets and Sprinkler SystemsWhen the temperature drops below freezing, pipes are at risk of freezing. Drain outdoor faucets and wrap in insulating covers like foam or towels held tight with a bungee cord. While you're at it, drain water from any built-in irrigation or sprinkler systems and garden hoses to prevent freezing and cracking.Clean Out GuttersWithout a doubt, the fall has left your gutters overflowing with dead leaves, pine needles, and debris. Winter weather is notorious for rain and snow, so keep those gutters from overflowing by cleaning them out with a gloved hand or shovel. Don't feel comfortable going on the roof? Hire a professional to make quick work out of it and keep your feet safely on the ground. Also make sure the downspout runs off into an absorbent area to avoid floodingAdd Insulation to the Attic and BasementWith fluctuating winter temperatures, there is the potential for water to freeze and unfreeze and seep into your home through the roof or basement. Avoid icy messes and keep the cold winter air out by adding extra insulation to your attic ceiling and basement walls. You can utilize traditional insulation or go for the more modern spray-foam that acts as an instant barrier against those negative temps.Service Your Furnace and Duct SystemYou don't want to be caught in 15-degree weather without a working furnace. Before the cold temperatures really set in, have your furnace and duct system serviced to ensure that it is all in tip-top shape. Worried about spending too much on heating over the winter months? Install a programmable thermostat so you can control temperatures (i.e. only turning on when you are home, turning off before bed, etc.)Inspect Fireplaces and Wood stovesFireplaces and wood stoves are great ways to heat houses on the cheap and are also cozy to sit by when the weather turns foul. Ensure that you are prepped by stocking up on firewood and checking the dampers and flues to make sure you don't end up with a room full of smoke and soot. If your chimney looks questionable or hasn't been cleaned in a long time, hire a professional chimney sweep to get it in wood-burning shape again.Check Seals on Doors and WindowsYou don't want any of that precious heat escaping right out of a poorly insulated window! To avoid this problem, check window and door seals and repair with caulk or draft guards if necessary. Retain even more heat by layering curtains to keep out chilly breezes, or install storm windows and doors if you live in a particularly frigid area.It may seem like a lot of work to get your home prepared for winter, but in the long run you'll not only save money, but you'll also avoid any expensive accidents like burst pipes. Take the time to follow preventative steps and you'll be reaping the benefits by the time the first snow dusts your door you will be ready.Insulation and Weather-StrippingWindows and doors keep outside air out inside air in helping keep your house cooler during the summer and warmer during the winterPower WashingWant your home to look its best? You should consider our professional pressure washing services. By power washing your deck, siding, driveway, and other exterior areas around your home, you can quickly and effectively remove built-up dirt, sediment, and other debris. This not only helps the areas look beautiful, but it can also reduce wear and tear by getting rid of mold, algae, chalk, insects, weeds, and more. Such build-up will, over time, break down and cause damage to wood / masonry and degrade paint / stains.Concrete WashingConcrete cleaning is as much protection and maintenance as aesthetic. Pressure washing concrete removes built up dirt and salt deposits from weathering and general use over time. Once cleaned, your concrete will hold its look for months, turning heads around the neighborhood. Our flat surface pressure washing professionals specialize in driveway cleaning, pressure washing concrete in patios, pool-sides, sidewalks, and stamped concrete.- High pressure cleaning for exterior flat surfaces- Re-sand and seal paver stones- Clean and seal flat surface concrete driveways- Graffiti clean upWindow WashingGeneral Updates Repairs and RenovationsHome improvement, home renovation, or remodelling is the process of renovating or making additions to one's home. Home improvement can be projects that upgrade an existing home interior (such as electrical and plumbing), exterior (masonry, concrete, siding, roofing), or other improvements to the property (i.e. garden work or garage maintenance/additions).- Upgrading heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems (HVAC).- Upgrading rooms with luxuries, such as adding gourmet features to a kitchen or a hot tub spa to a bathroom.- Increasing the capacity of plumbing and electrical systems.- Waterproofing basements.- Soundproofing rooms, especially bedrooms and baths.Maintenance and repairEditMaintenance projects can include:- Roof tear-off and replacement.- Concrete and masonry repairs to the foundation and chimney.- Repainting rooms, walls or fences- Repairing plumbing and electrical systems.Additional spaceEditAdditional living space may be added by:- Turning marginal areas into livable spaces such as turning basements into recrooms, home theaters, or home offices - or atticsinto spare bedrooms.- Extending one's house with rooms added to the side of one's home or, sometimes, extra levels to the original roof. Such a new unit of construction is called an "add-on".[2]Saving energyEditHomeowners may reduce utility costs with:- Energy-efficient thermal insulation, replacement windows, and lighting.- Renewable energy with biomass pellet stoves, wood-burning stoves, solar panels, wind turbines, programmable thermostats, and geothermal exchange heat pumps (see autonomous building).Safety and preparednessEditEmergency preparedness safety measures such as:- Home fire and burglar alarm systems.- Fire sprinkler systems to protect homes from fires.- Security doors, windows, and shutters.- Storm cellars as protection from tornadoes and hurricanes.- Bomb shelters especially during the 1950s as protection from nuclear war.- Backup generators for providing power during power outages.Adjust/Repair Patio DoorsRecognizing when your slide door needs adjustment and being able to make those changes correctly is important to the longevity of the sliding screen door as well as its proper movement. This is a cheap and usually easy fix instead of replacing the door you can just adjust it for youAnimal Critter Damage RepairThe reason that animal-proofing is necessary is because very few homes -- even brand-new ones -- are animal-proof until a wildlife control professional makes them that way. That's because carpenters, roofers, and other professionals who build houses almost never have a sufficient appreciation for the ability of animals to get into a building if they really want to.Most homes have what we call "constru itction gaps," by which we basically mean any gap that's big enough for an animal to squeeze through. Because some animals (like mice) can squeeze through cracks as narrow as the thickness of a pencil, and others (like rats and flying squirrels) can squeeze through a hole roughly the size of a quarter, it really doesn't take much of a gap for critters to get into your home.Once they get inside you home or commercial building, animals or birds can cause all sorts of problems, including:- Health hazards, odors, and allergenic dusts due to droppings, urine, shed parasites, and shed skin, dander, fur, hair, or feathers.- Physical damage to the building or stored items due to gnawing, scratching, and nesting.- Contamination or damage of stored property due to urine stains and droppings.- Damage and overheating due to clogging of cooling fans and other parts of mechanical equipment such as air-conditioning compressors, HVAC equipment, and generators.- Damage to vehicles stored in garages.Proactive Animal ExclusionAnimals, in this case flying squirrels, can cause you to lose your home by creating a fire risk.We have lots of customers who have had animal problems in the past, and when they move to a new home, one of the first things they do is call us to inspect the house and animal-proof it, if necessary. That's because having gone through the problem of having animals in their previous homes, when they move, they want to be proactive and seal the animals out of of the new home right from the get-go.As mentioned above, once animals get into your home or building, they do damage. They do damage to your home, as well as to anything stored in the areas where the animals decided to stay. They can also damage HVAC equipment, insulation, electrical wiring, and sometimes even plumbing. These problems can be very costly, so obviously it's better to seal the animals out than to wait until they've already moved in.When you sign up for animal-proofing from Rid-A-Critter, we begin with an exhaustive inspection by a skilled animal control professional, who will look at every inch of your home, from top to bottom, for even the tiniest of gaps. Once we've identified all the potential animal entry points, we animal-proof your home or building, using whatever methods are needed given your situation.Animal Damage RepairAnimal damage repair to a roof done with professional care and workmanship.Animal damage repair is exactly what it sounds like: Repairing the damage that animals caused in and to your home. It also includes animal-proofing as part of the job because it would be kind of dumb to fix the damage caused by animals without also sealing your home to prevent more damage in the future.Animals can cause all sorts of damage from the moment they set their minds to getting into your home. For example, a rat or a squirrel may come across a small home, take a look at it, and decide it's not quite big enough to get in. No worries for the rodent, though: They just use their powerful jaws and teeth to gnaw away at the hole until it's big enough for them to use nice and comfortably.In fact, almost any animal that gets into homes will cause some sort of damage to the structure and any items you have stored inside of it. Some damage will be physical damage to the building, for example, the rodent gnawing we mentioned before. Other damage can be related to the animals' urine and droppings, which contaminate stored items, and which contain pathogens that can become airborne and spread through the home.Appliance Installation / RemovalWe're here for you every step of the way. Our appliance experts can deliver, install, protect and repair your major appliances, plus haul away and recycle your old ones.Ceiling Fan InstallationAn easy-to-install ceiling fan can make a real difference in your home's climate. A simple ceiling fan is can be more beneficial than other heating and cooling options, as its operating cost is much lower.In almost all homes, the fan is installed in the center of the room, replacing a central light fixture in the ceiling. This spot provides a smooth air flow throughout most of the room, and since a fan draws about the same amount of power as a ceiling light fixture, the electrical circuit shouldn't be overloaded.Childproof Home- Custom baby and child safety gates for top and bottom of stairs, hallways and play areas.- Durable easy to use child proof cabinet and drawer locks and latches not found in stores .- Safety straps for your TV's, furniture, dressers, changing tables and bookshelves.- Self close electrical outlet, outlet plugs, power strip covers, CO and smoke detectors.- Specialized door locks, window locks and window guards.- Bathroom safety items including toilet locks, spout cushions and shower locks.- Customized Plexiglas for stair banisters, balconies and decks- Grab Bars for bathrooms, showers, bathtubs, hallways- Childproofing Tailored to YOUR Needs!Dryer Vent Installation / CleaningThis is an item everybody forget to do. We inspect and maintenance your dryer vent to prevent fires and house damage.Fix / Replace Door Handles and DeadboltsFurniture Assembly / Installation / MovingHang Window TreatmentsInstall Handrails on Stairs / HandicapRampsand RailingInstall / Check / Replace / Smoke a itnd CO2Moving and Cleanup LaborPet Door InstallationRe-Hang / Lubricate Interior / ExteriorDoorsRepair / Prime / Paint WallsRepair / Re-Hang Entryway DoorsReplace DoorbellTile WorkWeather Strip ReplacementWood Rot Repair------------------------------------------------------------------KitchenAdjust / Repair Patio DoorsCaulking Around Sink and BacksplashDisposal Repair / ReplacementElectrical Switch or Outlet ChangedGrout Repair / Replacement, Floors / WallsInstall / Check / Replace Smoke and CO2 AlarmsKitchen Faucet Repair / ReplacementLight Fixture Repair / ReplacementMolding / TrimRepair / Prime / Paint WallsRepair / Re-Hang Cabinet DoorsWindow Repair / Glass Replacement / Treatment-----------------------------------------------------------Living RoomCeiling Fan InstallationCloset Organizer Repair / ReplacementCustom CarpentryElectrical Switch or Outlet ChangedFurniture Assembly / InstallGrout Repair / Replacement - Floors / WallsInstall / Check / Replace Smoke and CO2 AlarmsInstall / Repair ShelvesInstall / Replace BlindsLight Fixture Repair / ReplacementMirror Hanging / ReplacementRepair / Prime / Paint WallsRepair / Re-Hang Cabinet DoorsWindow Repair / Glass ReplacementWindow Treatment Install-------------------------------------------------------BathroomMild Mold RemediationAdjust / Replace Leaking Toilet Tank PartsCabinetry / CountersCaulking Around Sink and Tub / ShowerCloset Organizer Repair / ReplacementDoor Repair / Re-HangDrywall RepairElectrical Switch and Outlet ChangedFlooring Install / RepairFurniture AssemblyInstall grab BarsInstall / Check / Replace Smoke and CO2 AlarmsInstall / Replace Bath Fan / LightLight Fixture Repair / ReplacementMolding / TrimRepair / Hang Towel RacksRepair / Prime / Paint WallsRepair / Re-Hang Cabinet DoorsRepair / Replacement of Shower FaucetReplace Shower HeadReset / Replace ToiletSink and Vanity Repair / ReplacementVanity Mirror Hanging / ReplacementWindow Repair / Glass Replacement / Treatment-----------------------------------------------------BasementBathroom InstallationCracked Foundation RepairsEpoxy InjectionsElectrical Switch or Outlet ChangedFilter Check / ReplacementInstall / Check / Replace Smoke and CO2 AlarmsJoist repairFinished BasementLeaky Basement RepairRepair / Prime / Paint WallsStorm Room InstallationSump Pump Repair / Replacement / InstallationWater Heater Check / Drained / Installation------------------------------------------------------BedroomCloset OrganizersCustom CarpentryDoor RepairsDrywall / Plaster RepairFurniture AssemblyMirrors / Paintings / TapestriesMolding / TrimPaintWindow Installation and Treatment--------------------------------------------------------ExteriorAdjust / Repair Patio DoorsCaulk Sidewalk and Driveway CracksDeck Installation / Repair / Finishing / CleaningDecorative Rock Delivered / InstalledDoor Repair / Re-HangFascia and Soffit RepairFences and GatesFix / Replace Door Handles and DeadboltsFrench DrainFrozen Water Line RepairFlagpolesFlashingFlower BoxesFrench DrainsGutter Repair and CleaningInstall Motion Sensor LightingPond InstallationPorch Repair / RefinishingPower WashingRepair / Replace Outside LightsRetaining WallsStorm Door Repair / ReplacementStone PatioWater DiversionWater Run OffWindow WashingMulchOutdoor KitchenYard WorkStorm Damage Repairs - Indoor-Outdoor Renovations- Storm Rooms - SheltersPainting the interior of your home is an affordableand effective way to transform its look and feel.Bedrooms, kitchens, bathrooms, basements,Doors , baseboard, molding.* SKIM COATINGRough and bumpy walls .We offer skim coating as a great way to give your homea modern & polished* WALLPAPERRemoving and hanging wallpaper* PLASTERINGSpecializing in all kinds of plaster repairs,patchwork to complete resurfacing of walls.* SHEETROCK REPAIRdamaged sheetrock/drywall repaired and installedcracks and holes to create a seamless and smooth surface* GENERAL HOME REPAIRSHandymanREFERENCES AVAILABLEREASONABLE PRICEINSUREDCALL Or TEXT FOR A FREE ESTIMATECall us today for your free estimate we would love to help you make your dream project a reality no job too small or too big any questions let me know 2542322394We offer free estimatesPlease do not hesitate to call if you have any questions or concerns we would love to make your dream project a reality thank you and God bless Lawton Oklahoma Ft Worth Dallas San Angelo main officesAlso Visit: http://h20paradiseconstruction.com
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THE nuclear bunker is known as Pindar, the defence crisis command centre. It is a cluster of rooms from where Britain’s future would be decided in the event of a catastrophe or conflict. The blue-carpeted, threestorey construction includes bedrooms,...
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By Frank Brill, EnviroPolitics editor

Identical Assembly and Senate bills that would establish the public's right to access ocean beaches and other tidal waterfront property are scheduled for a hearing before the New Jersey Assembly's Environment and Solid Waste Committee. 

The panel will meet at 2 p.m. on Thursday, February 14 in Committee Room 12, 4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ.

A4221, sponsored by committee chairwoman Nancy Pinkin, and S1074, sponsored by Senate Environment and Energy Committee chairman Bob Smith, seek to 
strengthen public access to the waterfront guaranteed in law under the public access doctrine

The sponsors say their bills take into consideration the rights of private property owners and government and business facilities. 

The legislation provides a statutory foundation for rules and regulations of the Department of Environmental Protection that govern such properties as marinas, existing public access on such properties, and future permit applications for similar facilities. 

The bills exempt airports, rail yards, and nuclear power facilities. 

New Jersey is crossed and surrounded by tidal waters: the Atlantic Ocean, the Delaware, Hudson, Raritan, Passaic and Hackensack Rivers, and the Newark, Raritan and Delaware Bays.

Beach access has been a controversial issue for decades in New Jersey where some municipalities and beachfront property owners have successfully limited public access.

Surfing and environmental groups have found it difficult to challenge those limitations in court. They believe their chances would improve if state law is tied to the Public Access Doctrine.   

S-1074 passed the Senate 36-4 on June 21, 2018.

The committee also will consider:

A5034 (Pinkin) - Authorizes sale and conveyance of certain State-owned real property in Stafford Township, Ocean County to US Fish and Wildlife Service. (pending intro and referral)

ACR197 / SCR137 (Pinkin / Vainieri Huttle / Murphy / Smith / Sarlo) - Urges DEP and EDA to establish plastics recycling marketplace.

ACR198 / SCR135 (Pinkin / Kennedy / Greenstein / Bateman) - Urges cooperative approach among all levels of government to provide funding and other resources to clean up plastic pollution.


Related public access stories:
New Jersey beach access bill advances; hard decisions remain

Surfrider Foundation's page on New Jersey beach access

A first step toward a beach-access solution in New Jersey? (video)


New Jersey legislators recalling Roman Empire in beach fight
New Florida law makes public access harder to establish 
Task force recommends changes to NJ beach-access law

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Travel through corridors shoot down enemies destroy the nuclear reactors and kill the boss
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Ende letzten Monats sorgte ein Alarm in den Nuclear Fuel Cycle Engineering Laboratories in Tokai für viel Wirbel. Angeblich meldete der Alarm ein Leck in einem der Gebäude, aus dem radioaktive Stoffe austreten. Bis jetzt war dabei nicht klar, ob es tatsächlich ein Problem gab oder ob es nur ein Fehlalarm war. Laut der Japan […]

Der Beitrag Loch in einer Plastiktüte löst radioaktiven Alarm in Tokai aus erschien zuerst auf Sumikai.


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Performing field nuclear density compaction testing. CAP Engineering is currently seeking Civil Technologists to join our Team in performing quality control...
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Fedoruk Canadian Centre for Nuclear Innovation. It is licensed by the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission as a Class II Nuclear Facility, and its core activity... $49,500 - $81,750 a year
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Radiography/fluoroscopy, ultrasonography, computed tomography (CT), optical coherence tomography (OCT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), nuclear medicine... $19.73 - $23.68 an hour
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Density testing in-place using a nuclear densometer; We are currently seeking an intern to join the team in May 2019 for a 16 month term from the following...
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Other field responsibilities include completing surveys, or staking, as well as completing density testing with a nuclear densometer. Hiring for Spring 2019....
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Experience in soil testing including sieve analysis, proctor, Atterberg limits, unconfined pressure tests and nuclear density testing....
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Perform field quality control and assurance testing on construction materials such as sampling concrete, soil or asphalt and performing nuclear density testing... $31.02 - $34.70 an hour
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Density testing in-place using a nuclear densometer; Job Description Summary....
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Is a subsidiary of the multinational Orano group offering products and services with high added value throughout the entire nuclear fuel cycle, from raw...
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Phd majoring in Nuclear Magnetic Resonance or instrumental analysis. Experience in Fourier Transform InfraRed spectroscopy (FTIR) and Nuclear Magnetic Resonance...
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ProHealth Care Medical Imaging services are provided at numerous locations throughout Waukesha County including Waukesha Memorial, Oconomowoc Memorial and...
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In her first race, Kamala Harris campaigned as tough on crime — and unseated the country's most progressive prosecutor by



Kamala Harris is really destroying her own image with this vanity run for president.  Most people didn't know about her past.  Now they're learning and it's not at all pretty.

In other bad news, THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER notes:

 Under the former CEO's separation agreement in September, CBS is supposed to pay for an office for Moonves, and is presumably footing the bill for Moon Rise.

Les Moonves, fired by CBS over claims of sexual misconduct, has created three new companies under the banner "Moon Rise," according to a filing with the California Secretary of State.

The filing says that Moon Rise Unlimited, Moon Rise Technologies and Moon Rise Productions have been registered since Oct. 30, and the presumed parent company lists Moonves as the lone manager.

Who is going to work with that creep?  I can't believe that.  I thought both he and his trashy wife would be humiliated enough to just live in the shadows.  Instead, he's setting up shot and she's back to hosting BIG BROTHER. 


Closing with C.I.'s "Iraq snapshot:"


Friday, February 8, 2019.  Joe Biden contemplates a run as the press attacks Tulsi Gabbard.

Starting with US politics, Aime Parnes (THE HILL) observes:


Former Vice President Joe Biden's words and policy positions on the Iraq War could come back to haunt him if he enters the race for the White House.
Biden is popular with Democrats, polls show he leads most of his competitors in the 2020 field and a survey this week found more than 60 percent want him in the race. He routinely leads polls of Democrats asked to pick their favored presidential candidate.
But his words on Iraq from nearly two decades ago sound out-of-step with the increasingly left-leaning party he would be seeking to lead. 
Biden backed the resolution giving President George W. Bush the authority to invade Iraq, and he also praised the president in a Senate floor speech at the time for his handling of the case for war.


Joe did not have the problems that Hillary Clinton or John Edwards had when it came to Iraq.  As the late Elizabeth Edwards noted, John Edwards came clean on Iraq and apologized for it but Hillary refused to take accountability for her support for the Iraq War (saying she was tricked by Bully Boy Bush is not taking accountability, it is saying "I"m so stupid even an idiot can fool me").

Parnes notes 2008 in one sentence but never addresses why it wasn't an issue for Joe when he last attempted to be the Democratic Party nominee.

There are several reasons.  First among them, the Iraq War wasn't his focus, he was focused on partitioning Iraq or creating a federalist system.  He repeatedly denied this was partitioning Iraq.  Many Iraqis disagreed.  During his brief 2007 and January 2008 campaign for the nomination, he was repeatedly on the defense about this issue.  Seeking votes in Iowa in the last stages of his campaign, he was still having to face the issue and clarify or expand on his previous remarks.

It is true that CODEPINK was bird-dogging Hillary Clinton over her vote and support for the Iraq War at this time (and only bird-dogging her) but Joe's mess at that time was being the face of US imperialism announcing that Iraq should be three different government under a federalist system.  This was not what Iraqis were calling for at the time and here was this non-Iraqi from a country that started the war now insisting what would be done next.

Beau Biden is another factor.  Beau served in Iraq.  Chelsea Clinton did not serve in Iraq (though she did support the Iraq War, a reality she tries to lie about today).  With a son in Iraq, the hypocrite label was a little harder to hang on Joe.

There's also the fact that no one really thought Joe Biden stood a chance at the nomination.  He was gaffe prone.  He infamously 'borrowed' from another for a big speech in a previous run.  He wasn't seen as a viable candidate by the press.

What's different now?

Sexism will be called out.  I'm not just referring to Anita Hill (Parnes covers that).  I'm also referring to the media itself.  In New Hampshire, speaking publicly, Hillary's eyes well.  She does not cry, she does not sob.  But Bill Moyers, Jesse Jackson Jr. and countless others mocked her for that, ridiculed her for that, etc.  Months later, Joe Biden, then on the ticket as Barack Obama's running mate, starts crying on stage in the middle of a speech.  It's not even one day's coverage, let alone the weeks of coverage Hillary endured.

Things have changed and they won't help Joe.  Most of all, his Iraq-free card won't exist this time, not after he shamed himself by publicly praising Bully Boy Bush at an awards ceremony last year.  Joe's popularity is as an idea.  As an actual person?  If he runs, his popularity will plummet.

We heard attacks from warmongers in politics/media before. Those opposed to Iraq/Libya/Syria regime change wars are called “dicatator-lovers” or “cozy” with evil regimes. Rather than defend their position, they resort to name-calling & smears. American people wont fall for this.





US House Rep Tulsi Gabbard is running for the 2020 Democratic Party nomination and you know she makes some tremble by the vicious media attacks she's already enduring.




Last Saturday, she officially launched her campaign.




Tulsi Gabbard officially announced her candidacy for President of the United States and kicked off her campaign on Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019, in Hawaii. She was introduced by Ryan Soon, a fellow member of the Hawaii National Guard who served with her in Iraq and Kuwait. Tulsi's friends, family, and supporters gathered to hear her vision for the future of our nation. More than 3,500 private and public watch parties across the country were coordinated by grassroots supporters to take part in the live-streamed event.
In her remarks, Tulsi Gabbard said, "When we raise our right hand and volunteer to serve, we set aside our own interests—to serve our country and to fight for ALL Americans. We serve as one—indivisible and unbreakable, united by this bond of  love for each other and love for our country. It is this principle of putting service above self, that is at the heart of every soldier, every service member. And it is in this spirit that today I announce my candidacy for President of the United States of America.


"I will bring a soldier's values and principles to the White House—restoring the values of dignity, honor, and respect to the presidency. And above all, love for our people and love of country. I ask you to join me, in this spirit of putting service before self, to stand up against the forces of greed and corruption."

Possibly some of the press attacks stem from the press fear that Tulsi will bring Iraq into the conversation.  Parnes, for example, is convinced that Iraq's not an issue in 2020.

Really?


Senator Elizabeth Warren's running for the nomination and she's contributed a major paper to COFR's FOREIGN AFFAIRS:




A foreign policy that works for all Americans must also be driven by honest assessments of the full costs and risks associated with going to war. All three of my brothers served in the military, and I know our service members and their families are smart, tough, and resourceful. But having a strong military doesn’t mean we need to constantly use it. An effective deterrent also means showing the good judgment to exercise appropriate restraint. 
Over the past two decades, the United States has been mired in a series of wars that have sapped its strength. The human cost of these wars has been staggering: more than 6,900 killed in Afghanistan and Iraq, another 52,000 wounded, and many more who live every day with the invisible scars of war. By financing these conflicts while cutting taxes, the country has essentially charged the costs of war to a collective credit card for future generations to pay, diverting money that could have been invested in critical domestic priorities. This burden will create a drag on the economy that will last for generations. 
The costs have been extraordinarily high, but these wars have not succeeded even on their own terms. We’ve “turned the corner” in Afghanistan so many times that it seems we’re now going in circles. After years of constant war, Afghanistan hardly resembles a functioning state, and both poppy production and the Taliban are again on the rise. The invasion of Iraq destabilized and fragmented the Middle East, creating enormous suffering and precipitating the deaths of hundreds of thousands of people. The region remains a tangled mess—the promise of the Arab Spring crushed, Iran emboldened, Syria devastated, the Islamic State (or ISIS) and its offshoots stubbornly resilient, and a massive refugee crisis threatening to destabilize Europe. Neither military nor civilian policymakers seem capable of defining success, but surely this is not it.
A singular focus on counterterrorism, meanwhile, has dangerously distorted U.S. policies. Here at home, we have allowed an imperial presidency to stretch the Constitution beyond recognition to justify the use of force, with little oversight from Congress. The government has at times defended tactics, such as torture, that are antithetical to American values. Washington has partnered with countries that share neither its goals nor its ideals. Counterterrorism efforts have often undermined other foreign policy priorities, such as reinforcing civilian governance, the rule of law, and human rights abroad. And in some cases, as with U.S. support for Saudi Arabia’s proxy war in Yemen, U.S. policies risk generating even more extremism.
As a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, I have seen up close how 17 years of conflict have degraded equipment, sapped forces’ readiness, and forced the postponement of investment in critical military capabilities. It has distracted Washington from growing dangers in other parts of the world: a long-term struggle for power in Asia, a revanchist Russia that threatens Europe, and looming unrest in the Western Hemisphere, including a collapsing state in Venezuela that threatens to disrupt its neighbors. Would-be rivals, for their part, have watched and learned, and they are hard at work developing technologies and tactics to leapfrog the United States, investing heavily in such areas as robotics, cybersecurity, artificial intelligence, synthetic biology, and quantum computing. China is making massive bets in these and other areas in an effort to surpass the United States as a global technological power. Whether the United States will maintain its edge and harness these technologies for good remains an open question. 
It is the job of the U.S. government to do what is necessary to protect Americans, but it is long past time to start asking what truly makes the country safer—and what does not. Military efforts alone will never fully succeed at ending terrorism, because it is not possible to fight one’s way out of extremism. Some challenges, such as cyberattacks and nuclear proliferation, require much more than a strong military to combat. And other dangers, such as climate change and the spread of infectious diseases, cannot be solved through military action at all. The United States will spend more than $700 billion on defense in the 2018–19 fiscal year alone. That is more in real terms than was spent under President Ronald Reagan during the Cold War and more than all the rest of the country’s discretionary budget put together. But even as Washington spends more and more, U.S. military leaders point out that funding a muscular military without robust diplomacy, economic statecraft, support for civil society, and development assistance only hamstrings American national power and undercuts any military gains. 
As a candidate, Trump promised to bring U.S. troops home. As president, he has sent more troops into Afghanistan. On the campaign trail, Trump claimed he did not want to police the world. As president, he has expanded the United States’ military footprint around the globe, from doubling the number of U.S. air strikes in Somalia to establishing a drone base in Niger. As a candidate, Trump promised to rebuild the military, but as president, he has gutted the diplomatic corps on which the Pentagon relies. He promised to reduce the threat of nuclear proliferation, but he has undermined a successful nuclear deal with Iran, has failed to roll back the North Korean nuclear program, and seems intent on spurring a new nuclear arms race with Russia. 

These actions do not make Americans safer. It’s time to seriously review the country’s military commitments overseas, and that includes bringing U.S. troops home from Afghanistan and Iraq. They have fought with honor, but additional American blood spilled will not halt the violence or result in a functioning democratic government in either place. 


We've noted that several times before.  We've also noted that foreign policy will be an issue in the 2020 election.  How much of an issue, I don't know.  Even I was shocked by (see Wednesday's snapshot) the "CBS NEWS poll showed that the most pressing topic on the mind of Americans was foreign policy and national security.  Respondents ranked that the number one issue (93%) with jobs and economy second (92%) and healthcare third (80%)."

In Iraq, a death continues to garner attention.

So sad, so tragic. The well-known and award-winning Iraqi novelist Alaa Mashthob Abboud was shot dead on 2 February. We strongly condemn this henious assasination.


: Writer and novelist Dr. Alaa Mashthob Abboud assassinated


activist and novelist, Alaa Mashthob, assassinated in Karbala


          Trump anuncia que encontro com Kim Jong-un será em Hanói      Cache   Translate Page      

WASHINGTON - O presidente dos Estados Unidos, Donald Trump, anunciou que seu próximo encontro com o líder da Coreia do Norte, Kim Jong-un, será em Hanói, capital do Vietnã, nos dias 27 e 28 de fevereiro. O país e as datas já haviam sido anunciados por Trump na última quarta-feira, dia 6, em seu discurso sobre o Estado da União, mas a cidade foi informada apenas na noite de sexta-feira, dia 8.

"Meus representantes acabam de deixar a Coreia do Norte, depois de um encontro muito produtivo, e concordaram com a data da segunda reunião com Kim Jong-un. Ela será em Hanói, no Vietnã, em 27 e 28 de fevereiro. Estou ansioso para ver Kim e tratar da causa da paz", escreveu o presidente no Twitter.

LINKS TRUM KIM 09/02/2019Segundo Trump, sob a liderança de Kim Jong-un, a Coreia do Norte se tornará uma "grande potência econômica". "Ele pode surpreender alguns, mas não me surpreenderá, porque eu já o conheci e entendi totalmente o quão capaz ele é. A Coreia do Norte se tornará um tipo diferente de foguete, um econômico", acrescentou Trump.

Ao longo de 2017, antes do início do processo de reaproximação, o presidente dos EUA chegou a chamar Kim de "pequeno homem-foguete".

O americano e o norte-coreano já se reuniram em 12 de junho de 2018, em Singapura, no primeiro encontro na História entre líderes dos dois países. Na ocasião, ambos se comprometeram com a paz e com a desnuclearização da Península Coreana.

Desde então, o regime de Kim Jong-un não realizou nenhum teste nuclear ou balístico, mas também não demonstrou intenção de abrir mão de seu arsenal atômico. Na última terça-feira, um painel de especialistas da ONU afirmou que os programas de armas nucleares e de mísseis balísticos da Coreia do Norte continuam intactos, de acordo com um relatório ao qual a agência AFP teve acesso. O documento enviado ao Conselho de Segurança acrestava ainda que Pyongyang usa aeroportos e outras instalações para proteger suas armas contra possíveis ataques.

"O painel descobriu que a Coreia do Norte está usando instalações civis, incluindo aeroportos para montar mísseis balísticos e testá-los", diz o relatório. De acordo com o texto, as sanções econômicas contra o país não conseguiram desestimular o desenvolvimento dos programas nuclear e balístico.


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Violence is probably the greatest possibility, but certainly not the most logical.
Tragically, it’s the probability at this point.
Closer to a certainty IMO.
it may well be an existential tragedy given the armaments both public and private in this country along with the threat that poses to other nations
Only intercontinental nuclear arms in the USA pose any threat to others, and they are and will be the best locked-down.  They will be no threat to anyone who doesn't present a threat.
when the lid blows here the rest of the world won’t idly just wait to see what happens.
They will support Team White, because they will never get a cent out of Team Black no matter how much support they throw to it.  Further, anyone who gives support to Team Black is going to be in the crosshairs of those intercontinental nuclear weapons.  I think everyone is going to look at the value of the real estate that Team Black is squatting on and decide that Team Black has outlived its usefulness... which it did at least 50 years ago.
          Trump To Meet With North Korea's Leader Later This Month      Cache   Translate Page      
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In fact, the more I think about it, the more I feel Trump orchestrated the whole shutdown brouhaha to distract attention from the clear cut signals that he is winding down the Manifest Destiny army (which is well and good) but on terms that favour Russia unmistakably.  The relaunch of no holds barred aggression against Russia is also entirely to their favour; it's like how Pakistan said India's 1998 nuclear tests only gave them the freedom to do testing openly instead of cold tests. Yes, Putin has trained Trump well alright.  He is getting his agenda accomplished without a fuss and with alarming pace after the mid term polls. 
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          02/09 Links: Bret Stephens: The Progressive Assault on Israel; Why Palestinians Oppose an Anti-Iran Coalition; Bernie Sanders Has His Own Ben Rhodes      Cache   Translate Page      
From Ian:

Bret Stephens: The Progressive Assault on Israel
To say, as progressives sometimes do, that Jews are “colonizers” in Israel is anti-Semitic because it advances the lie that there is no ancestral or historic Jewish tie to the land. To claim that Israel is committing genocide in Gaza, when manifestly it is not, is anti-Semitic because it’s an attempt to Nazify the Jewish state. To insist that the only state in the world that has forfeited the moral right to exist just happens to be the Jewish state is anti-Semitic, too: Are Israel’s purported crimes really worse than those of, say, Zimbabwe or China, whose rights to exist are never called into question?

But the most toxic assumption is that Jews, whether in Israel or the U.S., can never really be thought of as victims or even as a minority because they are white, wealthy, powerful and “privileged.” This relies on a simplistic concept of power that collapses on a moment’s inspection.

Jews in Germany were economically and even politically powerful in the 1920s. And then they were in Buchenwald. Israel appears powerful vis-à-vis the Palestinians, but considerably less so in the context of a broader Middle East saturated with genocidal anti-Semitism. American Jews are comparatively wealthy. But wealth without political power, as Hannah Arendt understood, is a recipe for hatred. The Jews of the Squirrel Hill neighborhood of Pittsburgh are almost surely “privileged” according to various socio-economic measures. But privilege didn’t save the congregants of the Tree of Life synagogue last year.

Nor can the racial politics of the United States or any other country be projected onto the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, as some have desperately sought to do. Nearly half of all Jewish Israelis have Middle Eastern roots; some, in fact, are black. Martin Luther King Jr. preached nonviolent resistance; Yasir Arafat practiced terrorism. The civil rights movement was about getting America to live up its founding ideals; anti-Zionism is about destroying Israel’s founding ideals.

As for the oft-cited apartheid analogy, black South Africans did not have a place in the old regime’s Parliament, as Israeli Arabs have in the Knesset; nor were they admitted to white universities, as Israeli Arabs are to Israeli universities. Israel can do more to advance the rights of its Arab citizens (just as the United States, France, Britain and other countries can for their own minorities). And Israel can also do more to ease the lives of Palestinians who are not citizens. But the comparison of Israel to apartheid South Africa is unfair to the former and an insult to the victims of the latter. (h/t Elder of Lobby)
Khaled Abu Toameh: Why Palestinians Oppose an Anti-Iran Coalition
Osama Qawassmeh, a spokesman for Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas's ruling Fatah faction, also lashed out at Iran:

"Iran has not provided anything for the Palestinian people. It is shameful that some think that the economic crisis in Iran is because of its support for the Palestinians. We never heard that Iran helped build a school or hospital or university or any other developmental project."

Iran's support for Hamas and Islamic Jihad, he explained, does not mean that it supports the Palestinian people. "This is a huge misconception and mistake," he said.

In addition, Abbas loyalists have accused Iran of supporting Hamas's violent takeover of the Gaza Strip in 2007. One official claimed that the Hamas terrorists who staged a coup against the Palestinian Authority back then had received military training in Iran and "some Arab countries."

Another sign that the Arab countries have turned their backs on the Palestinians was provided by the recent convening of Arab foreign ministers in Jordan to build a consensus among Arab states on regional security issues. The Palestinians were not invited.

The Palestinian Authority in the West Bank city of Ramallah should ask itself why is everyone disparaging the Palestinian cause," said Palestinian political analyst Fayez Abu Shamaleh. "Why is the Palestinian cause no longer at the center of the attention of Arabs and Jews? Even the candidates running in the Israeli election have ignored the Palestinian issue."

The Palestinian fears do not seem unjustified. Several Arab countries appear completely fed up with the Palestinians, particularly the continued bickering between Fatah and Hamas. Egypt, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and other Arab countries have tried in the past decade to help the two rival parties resolve their differences, to no avail. Egyptian intelligence officials have devoted years trying to convince Hamas and Fatah to work together for the benefit of the Palestinians.

Instead of doing so, however, Palestinian leaders are preoccupied with blocking Arab participation in a conference that could see the creation of a coalition against Iran -- the same country that Abbas and his loyalists hold responsible for the ongoing divisions among the Palestinians. Might it be possible that the Arab countries are finally rousing themselves from their long slumber and beginning to seek better lives for themselves and their neighbors?
Michael Lumish: "Palestinians" and BDS
Note the use of "Palestinian" in quotes by the creator of the image below.

The reason for this is because he understands that the Arabs who live in the Land of Israel -- which is to say, the land of the Jewish people -- only came into recognizable existence around the time that Paul McCartney was writing "Yesterday."

The people who we call "Palestinians" come from throughout the entire Arab world and that world is a world of conquest by Arabs against non-Arabs. This is not a matter of debate. It is a matter of fact.

It is a matter of known historical knowledge.

Were Israel to be the twenty-third Arab-Muslim state, rather than the lone, sole Jewish state, it would be hailed as the most enlightened country throughout the Middle East. It is only hated by Arabs and their western-left allies because it is the single Jewish state.

Thus, many of us who favor the ongoing well-being of the Jewish people in an entirely hostile world often put the word "Palestinian" in quotes.



Bernie Sanders Has His Own Ben Rhodes
A master's degree in creative writing, followed by a stint writing reports and speeches for an ex-congressman heading a think tank, is generally considered inadequate experience to then serve as the president's deputy national security adviser. Yet that is the path that Ben Rhodes walked to become who writer David Samuels once described as "the single most influential voice shaping American foreign policy," aside from Barack Obama. Perhaps it is because of that unconventional route that Rhodes developed visceral contempt for the foreign-policy establishment, which he called "the Blob" and whose ideas he sought to buck—primarily because of the chaotic landscape in the Middle East and, relatedly, an obsessive disgust with the Iraq War.

As Sen. Bernie Sanders (I., Vt.), who is expected to announce a 2020 presidential run, makes foreign policy one of his principal focuses, in part to counter critics who considered him ignorant of international issues during the 2016 campaign, he has acquired his own Ben Rhodes. Weeks after Donald Trump was elected president, Sanders hired Matt Duss as his foreign-policy adviser. It is no coincidence that, since then, Sanders has been more vocal about foreign affairs, articulating a progressive vision for America's role in the world.

Duss also shares Rhodes's deep contempt for the so-called Blob, as Klion's title suggests. Most notably, while working at the Center for American Progress, or CAP, from 2008 to 2014, Duss waged a campaign against the pro-Israel community in Washington. He called out the Washington Free Beacon among other media outlets and organizations that were critical of his misleading and outrageous claims about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

That brings us to the policy positions that Duss and Rhodes share: disgust with the Iraq War, support for the Iran nuclear deal and an American tilt toward the Islamic Republic, deep hostility toward Israel—in Duss's case bordering on anti-Semitism because of his fallacious demonization of the Jewish state—and Saudi Arabia, and a general aversion to deploying American soldiers abroad, among others.

"Rhodes … is the most obvious example of the kind of role that Duss might be expected to play in a Sanders administration," Klion writes.

But as far to the left as Rhodes is, Duss is further out there, a true believer who drank every drop of the progressive Kool Aid. Duss "does identify as a man of the left," Klion notes, "a strong social democrat perfectly at home with Sanders's political program."
GOP leader promises ‘action’ against Democrats accused of anti-Semitism
The Republican leader in the US House of Representatives said he would take action against two Democrats who have sharply criticized Israel if the Democratic majority did not do so.

“If they do not take action I think you’ll see action from myself,” Kevin McCarthy of California, the minority leader, said according to Capitol Hill reporters writing for a number of newspapers. “This cannot sustain itself. It’s unacceptable in this country.”

McCarthy noted that he had recently taken action to isolate Republican Representative Steve King of Iowa, who has long associated with white supremacists. The precipitating event for McCarthy was when King wondered in an interview why terms like “white supremacy” were stigmatized.

Statements by freshmen Democrats Rashida Tlaib of Michigan and Ilhan Omar of Minnesota were equal to King’s and “more so,” McCarthy said. He did not say what action he might initiate against them.

It’s not clear what statements McCarthy particularly found offensive, but both lawmakers embrace the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement targeting Israel, and both have been accused of tweets that cross the line to anti-Semitism: Tlaib in January when she appeared to accuse senators of dual loyalty for advancing a bill that would protect states penalizing commercial Israel boycotts; and Omar in 2012 when she said Israel was “hypnotizing” the world. Omar has in recent days apologized multiple times for that tweet.
The Spin Room Panel: Israeli Votes on the Palestinian Topic
THE SPIN ROOM | What are the Israeli elections about? For years, they've been mostly about security and the Palestinian conflict. How can Israel solve it? Former Jerusalem Post columnist Caroline Glick and Haaretz columnist Gideon Levy debate. (h/t Elder of Lobby)


Palestinians Reject Invitation to Attend US Mideast Meeting in Poland
Palestinian officials have been invited to a US conference on the Middle East hosted by Poland next week, a senior American official said on Friday, but top Palestinian officials said they would not attend.

The senior administration official told reporters White House senior adviser Jared Kushner would discuss plans for peace between the Palestinians and Israelis at the event.

Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas has called on the US to reverse its recognition of Jerusalem as Israel‘s capital and cuts in aid to the Palestinians, saying these had undermined efforts to reach a two-state solution to the longstanding conflict.

“As noted we have asked the Palestinian Authority to send representatives to this event,” the US official said.

Kushner, who is US President Donald Trump’s son-in-law, “will discuss the administration’s efforts to advance peace between Israel and the Palestinians and also take questions from the audience,” the official noted.

“We would very much welcome the Palestinian Authority’s perspectives during the discussion, but I do want to emphasize this is not a negotiation but a discussion, and we look forward to fostering a constructive conversation in Warsaw,” he added.

Chief PA negotiator Saeb Erekat quickly rejected the invitation, writing on Twitter: “Regarding statements that we have been invited, we can say that only today there was some contact from the Polish side.

“Our position remains clear: We are not going to attend this conference and reiterate that we have not mandated anyone to talk on behalf of Palestine.”
Palestinian Authority calls on Arabs to boycott U.S. conference in Warsaw
PLO Secretary-General Saeb Erekat said in response to the US invitation that the Warsaw conference “is an attempt at bypassing the Arab Peace Initiative and destroying the Palestinian national project.” Erekat said the Palestinians will not attend the conference and have “not mandated anyone to talk on behalf of Palestine.”

Another PA official, Hussein al-Sheikh, also rejected the invitation, and said the PLO was the only party mandated to represent or talk on behalf of the Palestinians. Fatah spokesman Osama Qawassmeh warned that any Palestinian or Arab who accepts Trump’s “deal of the century” would be accused of betraying Jerusalem and Islamic and Christian holy sites. He too emphasized that the PLO was the only party which has the authority to speak on behalf of the Palestinians.

The PA, which has been boycotting the Trump administration since December 2017, has expressed fear that the Warsaw conference’s main goal would be to promote normalization between Israel and some Arab countries.

In the past two weeks, several PA officials have called on the Arab countries to boycott the upcoming conference and to remain committed to the 2002 Arab Peace Initiative, which calls for normalizing ties between Israel and the Arab countries only after a full Israeli withdrawal to the pre-1967 lines.

Qawassmeh warned on Saturday that any Arab leader who meets with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the Warsaw conference would be “stabbing Jerusalem and our Palestinian people.” The Palestinians, he added, are opposed to any form of normalization “with the Israeli occupation entity because that would be a free gift to Tel Aviv.”
Foreign Ministry said to see little chance of breakthrough in Israeli-Saudi ties
Saudi Arabia will not normalize ties with Israel or support the Trump administration’s peace plan without significant Israeli concessions to the Palestinians, according to a classified Foreign Ministry document reported by Israeli television Friday.

Israel in recent years has worked to improve ties with Gulf states such as Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain, which, despite having no diplomatic relations with Jerusalem, share a common foe in Iran.

Though Saudi Arabia has stated it will not establish ties with Jerusalem in the absence of a Palestinian state, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has said improved relations with the Arab world could better the chances of reaching a peace agreement with the Palestinians.

Citing an unnamed Foreign Ministry official familiar with the document, Channel 13 news reported that the memo, drawn up in mid-December, contradicts Netanyahu’s position, arguing the chances of such an “inside-out” formula resolving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict were remote.
Palestinians Approach UN Seeking ‘Top Billing’ in Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (satire)
A delegation representing the Palestinian Authority has appeared before UN leadership requesting the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict to be renamed. As PA representative Mahmoud Said told the UN, “For too long, we’ve been told that we don’t deserve top billing in this conflict. For too long, our children have grown up in a world where they are billed second to the Zionists. Don’t they deserve to live in a world where their biggest problem is the ‘Palestinian-Israeli Conflict?’”

According to Said, the request has less to do with the Palestinian or Israeli contributions to the decades-old conflict, and more with the self esteem of the Palestinian people. “Our children are already told they are second-class citizens, why should they also be branded as coming second in the name of the struggle with Israel when we’re equal shareholders?”

Israel has also sent a delegation to the UN with the expressed goal of retaining top billing. “We’ve worked hard to establish ourselves as the leading name in this ongoing war. We won’t sit idly by and let the Palestinians use bureaucratic trickery to ruin all that we’ve worked for,” commented Israeli Government representative Avigdor Benrimon. “‘Palestinian-Israeli Conflict’ just doesn’t have the same ring to it, why should anyone care about a conflict without a snappy name? The Balochistan Conflict has been going on as long as ours, but no one’s ever heard of them. You know why? The name is terrible. They should fire whatever PR person thought of it.”
Praising Hezbollah, Russian envoy claims US could spark new Israel-Lebanon war
Russia’s ambassador in Beirut said US policies toward Iran could set off a fresh war between Israel and Lebanon, while championing the country’s Iranian-backed Hezbollah terror group.

Though he said renewed fighting between the sides remained uncertain, Alexander Zasypkin accused the United States of inciting “new conflicts” that he said could draw in countries and actors throughout the Middle East.

“As for a conflict between Israel and Lebanon, nothing can be predicted with certainty because the region is at a crossroads. Peoples are demanding the settlement of existing crises, the return to a peaceful life, the development of cooperation,” Zasypkin told the state-owned Sputnik news agency in an interview published Saturday.

“A negative alternative to this is the incitement of new conflicts by the Americans, which could involve many countries as well as ethnic and religious forces,” he added.

Zaspykin also claimed the US stance toward Iran and Hezbollah was further destabilizing the region.
Suspect in the murder of Ori Ansbacher arrested near Ramallah
IDF and police forces have arrested a Palestinian suspected in committing the brutal murder of 19-year-old Ori Ansbacher, according to the police spokesperson's unit.

The suspect was been arrested near Ramallah, and was reported to be living in Hebron.

"The joint investigation of the Israel Police and the General Security Service led the Border Police unit of the Border Police, the Shin Bet security forces and the IDF to carry out operations in Ramallah, in the framework of which a suspect was arrested in the murder of Ori Ansbacher in Jerusalem," the Border Police spokesperson said in a released statement.

"From the moment that the body of Ori Ansbacher, 19, was found in the Ein Yael area of ​​Jerusalem, a joint investigation team of the Israel Police and the General Security Service to work together to locate every piece of information and evidence that could lead to the identity of the suspect."

"The suspect was arrested in Ramallah, and the suspect, a resident of Hebron, was interrogated by the GSS. There is a gag order on every detail of the investigation, except for what is written in this notice," the statement concluded. (h/t Elder of Lobby)
Police: Forensics at scene led to Palestinian suspect in murder of Israeli teen
Israeli police investigating the brutal murder of Israeli teen Ori Ansbacher in Jerusalem said on Saturday that forensic evidence unearthed at the scene of the crime led forces to the arrest of a Palestinian suspect Friday night.

Ansbacher, 19, was found dead in the woods at Ein Yael in south Jerusalem late Thursday, with what police said were “signs of violence,” after she was reported missing earlier in the day.

Israeli security forces arrested the Palestinian suspect in Ramallah late Friday for the murder of Ansbacher, who Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has said was killed with “shocking brutality,” and police sources were quoted as saying had been stabbed multiple times in the upper torso.

Police said the forensic evidence at the scene tied the suspect to the murder “without question” and that there would be no need for a confession, according to a Channel 13 report Saturday. The arrest of the suspect was “very quiet,” the police added.

Ansbacher’s family was notified of the arrest over the course of Saturday.

The suspect, a Palestinian resident of Hebron, was taken for questioning by the Shin Bet security services after a raid in the West Bank’s Ramallah/el-Bireh area on Friday night.

According to PA news outlet Wafa, IDF troops searched two residential buildings and the Jamal Abdel-Nasser Mosque, where a 30-year-old employee was arrested. The report said the Israeli troops confiscated security camera footage from the neighborhood, as well as from the mosque.

The raid sparked clashes with some local residents, who hurled rocks at the troops. The Palestinian Red Crescent said two Palestinians were treated for light injuries at hospitals in Ramallah.
Danon to UNSC President: Condemn PA's terror in light of Ansbacher's death
"Condemn the barbaric murder and act firmly against the PA's culture of terror" Israeli Ambassador to the United Nations Danny Danon demanded of the UN Security Council President on Friday.

Following the brutal murder of 19-year-old Ori Ansbacher, whose body was found in Ein Yael in Jerusalem on Thursday, Danon called for an urgent meeting with Anatolio Ndong Mba, the Equatorial Guinea ambassador to the United Nations, currently serving as the president of the Security Council, and demanded that the Council publicly condemn the terrorist attack in Jerusalem.

"The Security Council's silence will not help in this fight against terrorism, and will only allow the waves of hatred to grow unchecked," said Danon, adding that "while this silence continues, the PA maintains its policy of paying salaries for terrorists and educating its youth with incitement, and a 19-year-old girl was brutally murdered in Israel.

"The Security Council has the responsibility and moral duty to make a clear condemnation of this barbaric murder and to act firmly against the culture of terror in the Palestinian Authority, the very culture that undermines stability in the region and destroys innocent lives," Danon concluded.
Police urge public to stop spreading ‘horrific’ rumors about Jerusalem murder
Police on Friday urged the public to stop spreading “horrific” and baseless rumors on social media surrounding the murder of a teenager whose body was discovered on the outskirts of Jerusalem.

Ori Ansbacher, a 19-year-old from the West Bank settlement of Tekoa, was found dead Thursday with what police said were “signs of violence” after she was reported missing earlier in the day. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Ansbacher had been killed with “shocking brutality,” and police sources were quoted saying she had been stabbed multiple times in the upper torso.

“Since the murder that took place yesterday, there have been different publications and reports, especially on social media, regarding the circumstances of the case, including horrific descriptions that are irresponsible,” police said in a rare statement.

“We are clarifying that these publications are baseless and hurt the honor of the victim and her family while misleading the public,” police added.

Police stressed they were doing everything in their power to track the perpetrator(s).

“We call on the public not to spread false rumors or disinformation from unauthorized sources,” police said.
IDF Troops Face Off Against 8,000 Palestinian Rioters in Latest Gaza Border Unrest
IDF troops faced off against around 8,000 Palestinian rioters on the Israel-Gaza Strip border on Friday, as weekly Hamas-orchestrated unrest continued.

According to Palestinian health officials, two rioters died in the latest clashes.

The Israeli military said it had opened fire in response to explosives and rocks hurled at the border fence.

More than 220 Gazans have been killed in border violence since last March.

Last July, an IDF soldier was shot dead by a sniper on the frontier with the Hamas-ruled coastal enclave.

An Israeli military spokesperson said soldiers on Friday used riot dispersal equipment and opened fired “in accordance with standard operating procedures.”

The IDF tweeted about Friday’s events, “What prevented 8,000 violent rioters in Gaza from infiltrating into Israel? Some barbed wire & brave IDF soldiers. As rioters threw grenades + explosives into Israel today, our troops stood guard, ensuring innocent Israelis living minutes away stayed safe.”


Hezbollah terror chief chides Israelis for not recycling, in mock ad campaign
An Israeli recycling company has chosen an unlikely star for its environmental ad campaign, Hezbollah terror group chief Hassan Nasrallah.

The terror leader’s face appeared on a towering billboard on the Ayalon Highway in Tel Aviv Wednesday and in a video put out by the ELA Recycling Corporation, encouraging Israelis to recycle plastic bottles.

In the ad, an animated Nasrallah says “I don’t recycle bottles,” with text stating that he has been stuck in a bunker for 12 years, and asking Israelis, “What’s your excuse?”

In the mock video, Nasrallah is speaking Arabic, accompanied by Hebrew subtitles. He introduces himself as a “Youtuber” and public figure.

“Let’s talk for a second about our shared future, Israel. I haven’t recycled in 12 years, but what about you? What am I investing in tunnels for?” he says.

“If only I could leave [my bunker] to recycle bottles,” he laments.

The ELA Recycling Corporation is a nonprofit promoting recycling in Israel.


BDS's binding ties with terrorists
The ugly face of the anti-Israel BDS movement just got uglier. Or, to put it another way, a study of the Boycott, Sanctions and Divestment movement removed its mask to reveal some very nasty characters.

According to an 80-page report published this week by the Strategic Affairs Ministry, there are more than 100 different connections linking terrorists groups to organizations that promote anti-Israel boycotts, including “the employment of 30 current and ‘retired’ terror operatives.”

The report sports the catchy title “Terrorists in Suits,” and, as I suspected, beyond BDS’s useful idiots – Roger Waters and his ilk – lies an even darker layer of BDS-ers who are terrorists all dressed up. Connecting the dots, you can trace a line from “terrorists in suits” to terrorists in suicide vests. The lines crisscross through organizations professing to deal in human rights, spreading across continents.

This goes way beyond attempts to shoot down Tel Aviv as the host of this year’s Eurovision Song Contest. This is about shooting down Israel, period.

As Strategic Affairs Minister Gilad Erdan put it: “Terrorist groups and the anti-Israel boycott campaign have united in their goal of wiping Israel off the map. Terrorist groups view boycotts as a complementary tactic to terror attacks.”

The report shows how Hamas and the PFLP (the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine) have ties to at least 13 anti-Israel NGOs. This includes 20 members now occupying senior positions in NGOs who have previously sat in jail, some for murder. The report “shows how boycott organizations and terrorist designated organizations raise finances together, share the same personnel, and showcases that contrary to popular belief, these officials have not abandoned their support for terrorism, but instead, continue to maintain organizational, financial and active ties with terrorist groups.”

Follow the money trail and you’ll find the BDS organizations have received millions of euros in funding from European countries and philanthropic foundations, in addition to funds raised through crowdfunding, banks and other means.

Search for the femme fatale and you’ll find Leila Khaled, one of the stars of the study.
BBC World Affairs editor misleads on women’s rights in Iran
In contrast, here is an excerpt from an article by the BBC’s world affairs editor John Simpson which appeared in the ‘features’ section of BBC News website’s Middle East page on February 1st under the title “The plane journey that set Iran’s revolution in motion”.

“Today, Iran is a lot more easy-going than most outsiders imagine.

The rules about women’s dress are sometimes enforced harshly, but the Islamic Republic has never clamped down on women’s rights in the way you see routinely in Saudi Arabia.

Iranian women run businesses, own property, drive cars and play an important part in politics.

The present government is probably more liberal than any other since the revolution.”


The World Economic Forum publishes an annual ‘Global Gender Gap Report’ which ranks countries in terms of women’s economic participation, educational attainment, health, and political empowerment. The 2018 report put Iran in slot 142 out of 149, with Saudi Arabia one place higher. Despite Simpson’s claim that “Iranian women…play an important part in politics”, the WEF’s sub-index on political empowerment ranks Iran 141 out of 149. Saudi Arabia is ranked 127th.
BBC ignores developments in story it reported in 2014
BBC audiences have not seen any follow-up reporting on that story despite the fact that following a 2015 change in government policy, 1,300 Falash Mura immigrated to Israel in 2017. In October 2018 the Israeli cabinet authorised a plan to bring a further 1,000 members of the community to Israel and the first group arrived this week.

“The first 83 immigrants from Ethiopia, out of a total of some 1,000 approved last year for entry into Israel, arrived at Ben-Gurion Airport on Monday night after waiting in Gondar for an average of 15 years.

In October, the government approved for immigration 1,000 members of the Falash Mura community in Ethiopia who have children currently living in Israel. […]

The immigrants were welcomed by Jewish Agency Chairman Isaac Herzog and Aliyah and Integration Minister Yoav Galant, as well as by several well-wishers, including a delegation from the Jewish Federation of Chicago.”


The BBC has to date not found those developments in the story it reported in 2014 worth covering.
Texas museum stands by ownership of painting; Jewish family claims it’s looted
A Houston museum said Friday it “stands by its ownership” of a painting on loan to an exhibition in Germany which is being claimed as Nazi-looted art.

Henri Edmond Cross’ “Regatta in Venice” was loaned by Houston’s Museum of Fine Arts for a show on the French artist at the Barberini Museum in Potsdam, just outside Berlin. Heirs of Jewish French collector Gaston Levy say it was stolen from their family by the Nazis and have filed a legal request for its return.

The Texas museum said it made a legal filing in Potsdam on Thursday. It said in a statement that “based on the facts of the provenance research, the museum stands by its ownership of ‘Regatta in Venice.'”

It said in its filing that no proof has been presented that the plaintiffs are Levy’s rightful heirs, and that Levy didn’t claim compensation for the piece in 1956 when he filed claims for other pieces in his collection, among them other pieces by Cross.

A lawyer for the heirs, Christoph Partsch, said last week that the painting was confiscated by the Nazis in 1940. He said his clients had found out only now about the existence of the missing painting and were demanding its return. He said the family lives in Europe, but didn’t want to further identify them.
21 iconic Israeli movies that you must watch
A melting pot of many different peoples, Israeli culture can be hard to grasp fully through anything but movies.

From classics films that paint a picture of what life was like for Jewish immigrants in the 1950s and ’60s, to portraits of communities often left out of the mainstream, movies let you immerse yourself in Israeli life, if only for a short while.

This list has it all: film series immortalized in Israeli pop culture; cult comedies; wartime movies; films about religious Jews, Soviet immigrants, and Bedouin tribes; and Israeli films that have received international acclaim.

Watch and enjoy as you learn a little bit more about the complicated society that is Israel. We’ve included websites where you can find the movie with English subtitles.
Spray painting a pro-Israeli message with Artists 4 Israel
Graffiti artists are disgusted by the antisemitic and racist graffiti springing up across college and university campuses in the United States, and have formed a rapid response team to combat the problem through art.

Despite the recent surge in BDS efforts, Artists 4 Israel (A4I) has grown exponentially over the last 10 years showing that Israel’s support of the arts and free speech is recognized and having a significant impact. Artists 4 Israel now represents more than 8,000 artists from 26 different countries who are united to overcome bigotry against Israel, the Jews or any other persecuted group. The recent rash of scrawled hate speech and depictions of swastikas is particularly upsetting to urban artists.

“Hate has no place in graffiti and I refuse to let anyone disrespect my chosen art form for such terrible purposes” says Shayne Tuthill, an artist who joined A4I on a mission painting memorials to slain IDF soldiers in Israel. Shayne and others under the coordination of Artists 4 Israel have offered to reclaim the name of street art and defend against the bigots and vandals.

Swastikas and other hateful symbols have been found most recently on the American Federation of Teachers building. This follows incidents at Columbia University, Duke University, Goucher, Cornell, Pomona, UC Davis and far too many other colleges and universities.

Graffiti and street art can and should unite people and beautify communities. Since its inception, Artists 4 Israel has found that to be a core value of most graffiti artists. Originally focusing only on advocacy initiatives in New York City, it was the artists themselves who suggested traveling to Israel to paint over the bomb shelters in Sderot. There, artists from around the world gathered to heroically dodge rockets and defy a war to create murals across the city. When finished, bomb shelters, those distressing reminders of danger, were transformed into an outdoor art gallery that soothed the populace and has become a tourist site that lasts to this day. The artists received the Key to the City of Sderot for their efforts as well as thousands of hugs, kisses and heartfelt thanks from the local community.
How a curious love triangle spurred UK’s cabinet to pass the Balfour Declaration
There was only one Jewish member among the British Cabinet when it debated Chaim Weizmann’s request that it back the establishment of a Jewish homeland in Palestine during the summer and autumn of 1917.

But Edwin Montagu, who was born 140 years ago this month, was not, as might have been expected, the strongest advocate of what soon became known as the Balfour Declaration. Actually, he was its most bitter adversary.

He railed against the “mischievous political creed” of Zionism, attacked the very notion that Jews were a nation, and ridiculed the idea that, in such a state, Jews “drawn from all quarters of the globe” would even be capable of communicating with one another.

In an angry memo to his fellow Cabinet members in August 1917 he went so far as to declare that the proposal before the government would be “anti-Semitic in result [and] will prove a rallying ground for anti-Semites in every country in the world.”

As the historian Jonathan Schneer wrote: “Ironically, a Jew represented the greatest remaining obstacle to Cabinet acceptance of the Balfour Declaration.”

Inadvertently, however, Montagu would play a possibly critical part in the realization of the Zionists’ dreams. That role had nothing to do with high politics or great principles. Rather, it resulted from the fallout of a bizarre love affair involving Montagu’s political mentor, prime minister Henry Herbert Asquith, and his future wife, Venetia Stanley.



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The AZW3 of The 2020 Commission Report on the North Korean Nuclear Attacks Against the United States by Jeffrey Lewis is ragged right. Since the ragged right Alignment page option is grayed out for AZW3 I've always assumed Kindles will always display AZW3 justified. So it looks like justification for AZW3 is a function of the book. Is this an attribute that is set in the AZW3 or is it done in the source CSS or HTML? (I assume the ragged right in The 2020 Commission Report ... is in keeping with the government report conceit.)
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A tale of two cities — can Washington convince DPRK to denuclearize? "It was the best of times, it was the worst of times," this is how Charles Dickens begins his novel A Tale of Two Cities that is primarily set in London and Paris during th
          Comment on U.S. sues Lockheed, others for alleged kickbacks on nuclear site cleanup by 'ol stewbum      Cache   Translate Page      
Hanford and Fukishima will be connected by their leakage soon. Or, they are both burning holes to, where, China?
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The word Chernobyl likely conjures up eerie images of buildings long abandoned by residents who fled the nuclear fallout. But the area is far from deserted, as evidenced by a study showing how animals from eagles to mink and otters live there.
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Write to your members of Congress today to ask them to cosponsor the Smith-Warren No First Use Act and to do all they can to build support and promote this simple, common sense idea: The United States should never start a nuclear war.
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Statele Unite au dat in judecata Lockheed Martin, Lockheed Martin Services si Mission Support Alliance (MSA), precum si pe un director al Lockheed pentru ca ar fi facut declaratii false si ar fi platit mita pentru obtinerea unui contract in valoare de mai multe milioane de dolari pentru ecologizarea unui centru nuclear, a anuntat Departamentul american de Justitie.
          Trump’s Year 3 aims for dramatic sequels to rival originals      Cache   Translate Page      

WASHINGTON – As President Donald Trump prepares to meet North Korea’s Kim Jong Un for a second time, he’s out to replicate the suspenseful buildup, make-or-break stakes and far-flung rendezvous of their first encounter. The reality star American president will soon learn if the sequel, on this matter and many others, can compete with the original.

In his third year in office, Trump is starting to air some reruns.

Trump is headed into fresh negotiations with North Korea, is still pushing for his long-promised U.S.-Mexico border wall and is considering a new round of tax cuts. The focus on his greatest hits in part reflects Trump’s desire to fulfill campaign promises and energize voters for his 2020 re-election campaign. But it’s not without risks.

“The danger is the public starts recognizing this is Groundhog Day,” said presidential historian Douglas Brinkley. “You keep thinking there is a win and there is no win. It’s not clear Trump is scoring durable history points.”

With his reality TV background and instinctive sense of how to control a news cycle, Trump has long micromanaged the staging of his image, eager to project power and drama.

Those instincts were on full display during the recent scrap over his second State of the Union address. Trump rejected his aides’ suggestions that he deliver the address from an alternate site after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., withdrew her invitation for him speak at the Capitol during the government shutdown. Trump opted to wait for the real deal.

“There is no venue that can compete with the history, tradition and importance of the House Chamber,” he tweeted.

In his dealings with North Korea, both past and future, Trump has been intent on ginning up excitement.

After months of trading escalating nuclear threats with the North, Trump memorably popped his head into the White House briefing room last March to hint at big news to come. Not long afterward, officials announced that a Trump-Kim meeting was in the offing.

From there, Trump teased dates and locations, threatened to cancel it – and did so at one point – before signing off on the plan for the historic meeting in Singapore last June.

Trump was delighted that the first summit received round-the-clock cable TV coverage for days, something he had hoped to repeat last summer when he met with Russia’s Vladimir Putin in Helsinki, according to two Republicans close to the White House not authorized to speak publicly about private matters. But Trump saw the Putin coverage take a negative turn after he refused to side with U.S. intelligence agencies over the Russian president in a post-summit news conference.

This time, Trump has again tried to draw out the suspense, teasing the possibility of another meeting with Kim for months and waxing poetic about his relationship with the authoritarian leader. But Trump has glossed over the fact that the first meeting produced little in the way of tangible results toward denuclearization, instead stressing that North Korea’s threats have fallen off and suggesting there is an opportunity for further progress.

Aides counseled the president that a second summit would probably not carry the same drama as the first, and needed more concrete results, but Trump urged them to push forward before deciding to announce it during this past week’s State of the Union address. He insisted to advisers that the Vietnam summit would still be must-see TV, and told one confidant that the idea of “good vs. evil” would be irresistible.

Brinkley noted there is precedent for requiring more than one summit to make a deal, citing the repeated arms control meetings between the United States and the Soviet Union during the Cold War. But he argued that those were a better investment, given that “Russia is a great power” while “North Korea is a rogue actor.”

As for other White House sequels, Trump would be happy to produce Tax Cut 2.0. He oversaw a massive tax cut at the end of 2017 and teased the possibility of another in the runup to the 2018 midterm elections. Economic adviser Larry Kudlow pushed back on the suggestion that it was simply a pre-election ploy as he spoke to reporters at the White House this past week.

“We’re kicking it around,” said Kudlow. “We’re looking at a couple of very interesting things that may wind up surprising folks.”

You can also count on Trump to continue the tough immigration rhetoric that defined his campaign and became a central part of his midterm election push. He forced the government into a 35-day partial shutdown over his demand to fund a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border and views his immigration efforts as key to his re-election campaign.

Brinkley said of Trump’s repeat performances: “He’s a child of the 1970s with boxing matches. It’s like the rematch with Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier.”


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          9 Months Later, Trump's Iran-Deal Withdrawal a Clear Success      Cache   Translate Page      
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Europe is coming to acknowledge and act on the nuclear threat posed by Tehran.
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When the "Green New Deal" first came out there was a FAQ sheet and I downloaded it got halfway through page 2 and reralized that the Cray-Cray was stronger in this document than I'd thought possible...and stopped reading. I commented on another blog that nuclear power was not just absent from the proposed solutions, it was specifically singled out for elimination. to wit: A Green New Deal is a massive investment in renewable energy production and would not include creating new nuclear plants. It’s unclear if we will be able to decommission every nuclear plant within 10 years, but the...
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Segundo a doutoranda Cecilia de Menezes, que concorre ao prêmio de melhor trabalho em evento internacional no Arizona, a combinação entre dólar alto e falta de financiamento à pesquisa fez com que ela e outras três pesquisadoras pedissem dinheiro pela internet. Natalie Rolindo, Ana Paula Tessaro e Cecilia de Menezes são três das quatro pesquisadoras que decidiram rifar um iPhone para poder participar de congresso nos EUA Arquivo pessoal A pesquisadora fluminense Cecilia de Menezes, de 32 anos, foi selecionada para apresentar sua pesquisa inédita sobre o armazenamento seguro de rejeitos radioativos em um congresso nos Estados Unidos no início de março. Seu trabalho concorre ao prêmio de melhor projeto inscrito no WM Symposia, que começa no mês que vem em Phoenix, no Arizona. Mas, sem dinheiro suficiente para pagar pelas passagens aéreas nem ajuda de custo das agências de fomento, ela e três colegas também selecionadas decidiram rifar um iPhone 7 novo para pagar pela viagem. O sorteio do telefone será realizado no próximo sábado (16) e cada número da rifa custa R$ 25. Ao G1, a pesquisadora de Niterói (RJ) explicou que já vendeu cerca de 300 números, mas a ideia original, de vender 700 cotas para custear a viagem dela e de outras três pesquisadoras brasileiras, já foi parcialmente abandonada. "Somos quatro brasileiras tentando ir. Duas delas já desistiram por conta do alto preço das passagens. Eu ainda não desisti", afirmou Cecilia de Menezes, que tem apenas 20 dias para conseguir os recursos e garantir a passagem. As duas que acabaram desistindo são Ana Paula Tessaro e Natalie Rolindo. Elas já participaram do evento acadêmico em 2018 e, por isso, cederam sua parte da rifa para aumentar as chances de Cecilia e Naomi Watanabe, a quarta pesquisadora do grupo, conseguirem os cerca de R$ 6 mil de que cada uma precisa para a viagem, e poderem expor seu trabalho no evento internacional. Para divulgar a rifa, elas criaram um folheto virtual com os números de WhatsApp nos quais organizam o pagamento em dinheiro, depósito ou pelo aplicativo picpay, no nome de ceciliamadeira. "Com R$ 25 você compra uma rifa, concorre a um iPhone 7 e ajuda no reconhecimento da ciência brasileira", escreveram elas (veja abaixo). Sem verba para apresentar pesquisas em congresso internacional, pesquisadoras brasileiras decidem rifar iPhone para arrecadar dinheiro Divulgação Pesquisa para salvar vidas Além de garantir uma vaga entre os melhores trabalhos inscritos no WM Symposia, a relevância do projeto de pesquisa de mestrado desenvolvido por Cecilia lhe abriu a oportunidade, ainda em estudo, de saltar direto para o doutorado do Instituto de Pesquisas Energéticas e Nucleares (Ipen), em São Paulo. Com duas graduações – em relações internacionais pelo Instituto Universitário de Pesquisas do Rio de Janeiro (Iuperj) e gestão ambiental pela Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ) –, a pesquisadora decidiu unir as duas áreas para investigar e propor maneiras de, a longo prazo, garantir o armazenamento seguro de rejeitos radioativos não só no Brasil, mas em toda a América Latina. Sem poder entrar em detalhes sobre sua pesquisa, que até o mês que vem se mantém inédita, ela explica que os rejeitos radioativos não são muito diferentes dos das barragens de rejeitos minerais em Mariana e Brumadinho. Mas, se o rompimento dessas duas barragens já foi capaz de provocar estragos ambientais e sociais até certo ponto irreversíveis, um acidente envolvendo material radioativo pode provocar uma devastação em escala ainda maior. "Imagina se aquele rejeito mineral fosse todo rejeito radioativo? Iria ser catastrófico pra todo o país", explica ela, afirmando que, hoje, o continente latino-americano não tem um espaço seguro para depositar esse material. Em 1987, tragédia com Césio 137 matou quatro pessoas e contaminou outras 249; até hoje, Brasil não tem repositório definitivo e seguro para armazenar esse e outros rejeitos radioativos Reprodução/TV Globo Rejeitos radioativos no Brasil Em 1987, o Brasil foi vítima de um desastre desse tipo em Goiânia após dois catadores de recicláveis acharem um aparelho de radioterapia descartado de forma inadequada por uma clínica de radiologia, desmontarem o equipamento e vendê-lo a um ferro velho. O contato da população local com o Césio 137 que estava nele deixou quatro mortos e 249 contaminados. Até hoje, mais de 31 anos depois, o governo local paga pensões especiais às vítimas do acidente que, no âmbito radioativo, foi o segundo pior da história mundial, perdendo apenas para o de Chernobyl, na Ucrânia. Atualmente, Cecilia diz que o material radioativo recolhido após essa tragédia está armazenado em Abadia de Goiás. Além disso, outros tipos de rejeitos radioativos são produzidos diariamente por diversos setores da sociedade, como nos hospitais, durante tratamento de câncer e aplicação de exames, e na indústria alimentícia, no processo de envasar bebidas em latas de alumínio. No passado, a pesquisadora diz que os para-raios instalados no topo de edifícios no Brasil também continham o material. Cecilia explica que os hospitais e clínicas são responsáveis pelo armazenamento de seus rejeitos, mas que a maior parte do resto do material produzido é encaminhado ao Ipen, onde ela faz sua pesquisa. A cada dia o Ipen vê aumentar o acúmulo desse material contaminante, mas até hoje não existe um local seguro onde ele possa permanecer sem que se torne um perigo nas próximas décadas ou séculos. "Meu estudo é sobre um repositório definitivo para rejeitos radioativos, de modo que eles fiquem em perfeito acondicionamento, sem prejudicar a população hoje e no futuro. Hoje, não temos local apropriado pra muitos tipos de rejeitos radioativos e esse problema não pode ser negligenciado." Ela afirma que o controle da segurança desse repositório deve ser feito em nível institucional. "Eu estudo a estabilidade institucional a longo prazo, pois não temos a garantia de que nenhuma instituição brasileira consiga se manter estável por séculos, vide nossas turbulências políticas e econômicas. E qualquer instabilidade da instituição responsável por essa segurança poria em risco a sociedade." A pesquisadora Cecilia de Menezes, de 32 anos, uniu suas graduações em relações internacionais e gestão ambiental em um projeto de pesquisa para garantir que rejeitos radioativos seram armazenados com segurança na América Latina Arquivo pessoal/Cecilia de Menezes Financiamento pela internet Quando descobriram que seus trabalhos haviam sido selecionados para o evento nos Estados Unidos, Cecilia e as três colegas do Ipen foram atrás da viabilização da viagem. Com o dólar alto e as datas do evento coincidindo com o Carnaval no Brasil, a pesquisadora afirmou que, somando as passagens aéreas até Phoenix e o valor que elas devem carregar em dólares para que possam ter a entrada liberada nos Estados Unidos, cada uma precisa desembolsar cerca de R$ 6 mil. "Um aluno de mestrado no Ipen recebe bolsa de R$ 1.500. Porém, nem bolsa de pesquisa eu estou recebendo", afirmou a candidata ao doutorado direto. Após uma tentativa frustrada de pedir ajuda de custo junto ao Conselho Nacional de Desenvolvimento Científico e Tecnológico (CNPq), e de pedidos negados pelas companhias aéreas de desconto na passagem, Naomi, que havia comprado um iPhone novo e sem uso, teve a ideia de rifá-lo para arrecadar o dinheiro, e as demais toparam a empreitada de divulgar a campanha. Até este sábado (9), a 20 dias da viagem, Cecilia diz que as vendas da rifa já foram suficientes para cobrir o custo do telefone e cerca de R$ 5 mil dos R$ 24 mil necessários para a participação das quatro brasileiras. Ana Paula e Natalie, então, desistiram da ideia de ir até o Arizona para que as outras tivessem maior chance de conseguir o custeio. "Nunca imaginei que eu teria que pedir dinheiro pela internet pra conseguir representar o Brasil em um congresso desse porte", lamentou ela ao G1. "O Brasil tem essa cultura de não valorizar a ciência e a pesquisa, mas é daí que saem as melhores soluções pro dia-a-dia, às vezes soluções que podem salvar vidas." "É um congresso importante, como se fosse uma vitrine pro mundo, pra que possamos mostrar o que o Brasil tem visto e estudado a respeito da tecnologia nuclear. Está todo mundo de olho nisso, a gente não pode ficar pra trás", defendeu Cecilia. "Meu objetivo é apresentar meu trabalho e conseguir financiamento, apoiadores, cientistas do mundo irão demonstrar interesse. Mas, pra isso, eu preciso estar lá."
          The Jewish realtor who helped keep Frank Robinson in Baltimore      Cache   Translate Page      
Iran nuclear deal negotiator Wendy Sherman says her dad Malcolm Sherman found a home for the trailblazing baseballer after he threatened to leave if no integrated housing
          Nuclear Medicine Technologist - UW Health - Madison, WI      Cache   Translate Page      
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          (USA-MD-Fort Meade) Engineering Technician      Cache   Translate Page      
* Duties Help ## Duties ### Summary **About the Position:** About the Position: Fort Meade is located almost midway between the cities of Baltimore, MD and Washington, DC and is home to approximately 10,000 military personnel along with about 25,000 civilian employees. Approximately 6,000 family members reside on post. Fort Meade is virtually a city in itself, with a modern exchange mall, a commissary, state of the art fitness centers, historical library, RV Park and much more. Web Site: www.ftmeade.army.mil Learn more about this agency ### Responsibilities * Provide technical guidance to lower grade employees and assists in preparation of statements of work for all types of contracts. * Oversee inspection of completed services, and notifies contracting officer and contractor of violations and deficiencies noted. * Develop surveillance techniques, plans, and procedures to use in inspecting the operation of functions under contract to determine efficiency and effectiveness. * Oversee the development and implementation of all branch Quality Assurance activities including Quality Assurance Surveillance Plans and Construction Performance Inspection Reports. * Prepare technical provisions for statements of work and develops cost estimates. * Develop resource management plans for funding of recurring and one time maintenance repair and construction needs. * Project Manager, responsible for developing plans and designs for a variety of projects of considerable scope and complexity. * Complete evaluations for incoming work requests to include field investigation, preliminary definition of work scope, and government estimates. * Request assignment of work to Procurement Technicians and a Computer Aided Design and Drafting (CADD) as required to accomplish the mission. * Confer with contractor on-site superintendents and managers on work sequence, changes to and/or non-compliance with original plans and specifications and acceptability of workmanship and materials. * Conduct site visits with prospective bidders; explaining nature of work to be performed, job plans and specifications and applicable policies and procedures. * Recommend distributions and balancing of workload * Serve as Lead Engineering Technician overseeing the work of Quality Assurance Evaluators * Analyze contractor bids to assure sufficient coverage of work to be accomplished and is in reasonable alignment with the locally developed estimate. ### Travel Required Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position. ##### Supervisory status No ##### Promotion Potential 11 * #### Job family (Series) 0802 Engineering Technical * Requirements Help ## Requirements ### Conditions of Employment * This position is considered Mission Essential and as such, there is a requirement to report and/or remain on duty in the case of severe weather, national emergencies, etc. * Secret security clearance is required. * Approximately 5% business travel will be required. * This position may require assignment to an irregular tour of duty which will include overtime, irregular hours, evenings, weekends and holidays as needed. * Must have and maintain a valid State driver's license as well as be able to obtain and maintain a Government driver's license. ### Qualifications **Who May Apply: US Citizens** In order to qualify, you must meet the education/experience requirements described below. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is in this document. **EXPERIENCE:** Examples of qualifying specialized experience include technical work in: drafting, surveying construction estimating, physical science, mathematics, aerospace, architecture, chemicals, electrical or mechanical systems, mining, petroleum, or nuclear systems. Experience in a trade or craft may be credited as specialized experience when the work provided intensive knowledge of engineering principles, techniques, methods, and precedents. Examples are trade positions with substantial developmental, test, or design responsibilities such as: * Planner and estimator who analyzed designs for production purposes. * Instrument maker or model maker who performed design or development work on devices fabricated. **EDUCATION**: Successful completion of a full 4-year course of study leading to a bachelor's degree (a) with major study in an appropriate field of engineering, construction, or industrial technology; or (b) that included at least 24 semester hours in any combination of courses such as those shown above for GS-3 (or equivalent). At least 6 of the 24 semester hours must have been in drafting if the position has been designated by a drafting area of specialization. ### **CERTIFICATION:** Engineering technicians may be certified by the National Institute for Certification in Engineering Technologies, an organization sponsored by the National Society of Professional Engineers. Certification by the Institute will be helpful as a measure of the technician's quality of experience. **PHYSICAL DEMANDS**:The work involves moderate physical demands in terms of inspections, investigations, and surveys of facilities. This normally requires long periods of standing, walking, stooping, bending and climbing in all areas of land, improved and unimproved surfaces, structures, building interiors and exteriors. Work is also performed in an office setting and in conference rooms. **WORK ENVIRONMENT**:The work is normally performed in a well lighted, heated and ventilated spaces but may be in dark, damp or wet areas. Work often requires incumbent to visit construction sites and locations where damages have occurred and heavy demolition and repair work are being undertaken. There is a fair amount of discomfort associated with construction sites and incumbent must wear appropriate safety protection equipment such as hard hats, safety glasses and protective shoes. You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas: * Contracting/Procurement * General Engineering * Oral Communication * Project Management ### Education ### Additional information * Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration. * You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship. * Two year trial/probationary period may be required. * Direct Deposit of Pay is required. * This position requires you to submit a Public Financial Disclosure Report (OGE 278) or a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report (OGE450) upon entry, and annually thereafter. * Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees. * If you have retired from federal service and you are interested in employment as a reemployed annuitant, see the information in the Reemployed Annuitant information sheet. * This is a Career Program (CP) 18 Engineers and Scientist- position. * You may claim military spouse preference. * Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement. * Salary includes applicable locality pay or Local Market Supplement. * Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP). If you are a Federal employee in the competitive service and your agency has notified you in writing that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority for this position. To receive selection priority, you must: (1) meet ICTAP eligibility criteria (2) be rated well-qualified for the position and; (3) submit the appropriate documentation to support your ICTAP eligibility. To be considered well-qualified and receive selection priority applicants must satisfy all qualification requirements for the position and receive a score of 90 or above. Additional information about the program is on OPM's Career Transition Resources website. * If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application. * Payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is not authorized, based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the Government interest. Read more ### How You Will Be Evaluated You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above. Once the announcement has closed, a review of your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) will be used to determine whether you meet the qualification requirements listed on this announcement. If you are minimally qualified, your résumé and supporting documentation will be compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire to determine your level of experience. If, after reviewing your résumé and/or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and/or experience, you may lose consideration for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully when applying, errors or omissions may affect your eligibility. You should list any relevant performance appraisals and incentive awards in your resume as that information may be taken into consideration during the selection process. If selected, you may be required to provide supporting documentation. **Basis for Rating:** Qualified candidates will be assigned to one of three quality categories: Best Qualified, Highly Qualified and Qualified. Veteran preference eligibles are listed ahead of non-preference eligibles within each quality category. * Best Qualified. Candidates in this category possess exceptional skills and experience to exceed well above the minimum requirements for the announced position. * Highly Qualified. Candidates in this category possess good skills and experience above the minimum requirements for the announced position. * Qualified. Candidates in this category meet the minimum experience requirements for the announced position. Read more ### Background checks and security clearance ##### Security clearance Secret ##### Drug test required No * Required Documents Help ## Required Documents The documents you are required to submit vary based on whether or not you are eligible for preference in federal employment. A complete description of preference categories and the associated required documents is in the Applicant Checklist (External). As described above, your complete application includes your resume, your responses to the online questionnaire, and documents which prove your eligibility to apply.** If you fail to provide these documents, you will be marked as having an incomplete application package and you will not be considered any further.** **1. Your resume:** * Your resume may be submitted in any format and must support the specialized experience described in this announcement. * If your resume includes a photograph or other inappropriate material or content, it will not be used to make eligibility and qualification determinations and you may not be considered for this vacancy. * For qualifications determinations your resume must contain hours worked per week and the dates of employment (i.e., HRS per week and month/year to month/year or month/year to present). If your resume does not contain this information, your application may be marked as incomplete and you may not receive consideration for this position. * For additional information see: What to include in your resume. **2. Other supporting documents:** * Cover Letter, optional * Most recent Performance Appraisal, if applicable * This position has an individual occupational requirement and/or allows for substitution of education for experience. If you meet this requirement based on education you MUST submit a copy of your transcript with your application package or you will be rated ineligible. See: Transcripts and Licenses * This position requires a job-related license or certification. You MUST submit a copy of your license or certification with your application package or you will be rated ineligible. See: Transcripts and Licenses NOTE: Documents submitted as part of the application package, to include supplemental documents, may be shared beyond the Human Resources Office. Some supplemental documents such as military orders and marriage certificates may contain personal information for someone other than you. You may sanitize these documents to remove another person's personal information before you submit your application. You may be asked to provide an un-sanitized version of the documents if you are selected to confirm your eligibility. #### If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements: Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating. * Benefits Help ## Benefits A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Learn more about federal benefits. Review our benefits Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered. * How to Apply Help ## How to Apply To apply for this position, you must complete the online questionnaire and submit the documentation specified in the **Required Documents** section above. The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on 02/18/2019 to receive consideration * To begin, click **Apply**to access the online application. You will need to be logged into your USAJOBS account to apply. If you do not have a USAJOBS account, you will need to create one before beginning the application (https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/10397077). * Follow the prompts to **select your résumé and/or other supporting documents** to be included with your application package. You will have the opportunity to upload additional documents to include in your application before it is submitted. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process. * After acknowledging you have reviewed your application package, complete the Include Personal Information section as you deem appropriate and **click to continue with the application process.** * You will be taken to the online application which you must complete in order to apply for the position. Complete the online application, verify the required documentation is included with your application package, and submit the application. **You must re-select your resume and/or other documents from your USAJOBS account or your application will be incomplete.** * It is your responsibility to verify that your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) is complete, accurate, and submitted by the closing date. Uploaded documents may take up to one hour to clear the virus scan. * Additional information on how to complete the online application process and submit your online application may be found on the USA Staffing Applicant Resource Center. To verify the status of your application, log into your USAJOBS account (https://my.usajobs.gov/Account/Login), all of your applications will appear on the Welcome screen. The Application Status will appear along with the date your application was last updated. For information on what each Application Status means, visit: https://www.usajobs.gov/Help/how-to/application/status/. Read more ### Agency contact information ### Army Applicant Help Desk ##### Phone (000)000-0000 ##### Email USARMY.APG.CHRA-NE.MBX.APPLICANTHELP@MAIL.MIL ##### Address BF-APF-W0USAA US ARMY GARRISON FT GEO G MEADE HQ DO NOT MAIL Fort Meade, MD 20755 US Learn more about this agency ### Next steps **If you have questions regarding this job posting please visit https://portal.chra.army.mil/hrpublic?id=formpublic&sys;id=-1&table;=uapplicationinquirystaging and complete the online submission form. To expedite the process please include the Job announcement number, which can be found at the top, right hand side of the job announcement.** If you provided an email address, you will receive an email message acknowledging receipt of your application. Your application package will be used to determine your eligibility, qualifications, and quality ranking for this position. If you are determined to be ineligible or not qualified, your application will receive no further consideration. Read more * Fair & Transparent ## Fair & Transparent The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance. ### Equal Employment Opportunity Policy The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor. * Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) for federal employees & job applicants Read more ### Reasonable Accommodation Policy Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process should follow the instructions in the job opportunity announcement. For any part of the remaining hiring process, applicants should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis. A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties or receive equal access to job benefits. Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodations when: * An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job. * An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace. * An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events. You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis. Learn more about disability employment and reasonable accommodations or how to contact an agency. Read more #### Legal and regulatory guidance * Financial suitability * Social security number request * Privacy Act * Signature and false statements * Selective Service * New employee probationary period This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/523943100. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered. *Open & closing dates:* 02/07/2019 to 02/18/2019 *Service:* Competitive *Pay scale & grade:* GS 11 *Salary:* $68,036 to $88,450 per year *Appointment type:* Permanent *Work schedule:* Full-Time
          Venezuela y la segunda Guerra fría      Cache   Translate Page      

Dos temas han dominado la prensa mundial durante los últimos días. Uno: el reconocimiento de EEUU a Juan Guaidó como presidente interino de Venezuela seguido por el ultimátum de las naciones europeas a Nicolás Maduro para que mostrara disposición a convocar nuevas elecciones. Dos: la ruptura del acuerdo nuclear entre EE UU y Rusia. Los dos temas tienen un solo destinatario: Vladimir Putin. Razón más que suficiente para que la mayoría de los comentaristas políticos norteamericanos y europeos hubieran comenzado a hablar de “La Nueva Guerra Fría”.

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Německo, Heavy/Power Metal, jedenácté řadové album, originál, nové, orig. zabalené, nepoužité, nehrané... Nuclear Blast ‎– 27361 32822 Tracklist 1 Sabre & Torch 2 Space Police 3 Defenders Of The Crown 4 Love Tyger 5 The Realms Of Baba Yaga 6 R ...
          -Geneesheer Kliniekhoofd Bij de Dienst Nuclear Geneeskunde Afsluitingsdatum : 28/02/2019 - Institut Jules Bordet - Brussel      Cache   Translate Page      
Hij is verantwoordelijk voor de kwaliteit, de bevordering en de continuïteit van de zorgen voor zijn Dienstchef (of zijn Departementschef of hun geassocieerden)...
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          Public Domain Photos of the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Crisis      Cache   Translate Page      

Greetings Readers!

I need your help finding public domain photos of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear crisis.

I've searched online sites such as Adobe stock images and can find NO photographic images of the disaster.

Isn't that interesting that all readily found images of the crisis are proprietary?

Please share with me any sites you are aware of that have verifiable "public domain" images of the disaster.

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          South Korea Agrees to Pay More for US Troops      Cache   Translate Page      
Officials signed a short-term agreement Sunday to boost South Korea’s contribution toward the upkeep of U.S. troops on the peninsula, after a previous deal lapsed amid U.S. President Donald Trump’s call for the South to pay more. The new deal must still be approved by South Korea’s parliament, but it would boost its contribution to 1.03 trillion won ($890 million) from 960 billion won in 2018. Unlike past agreements, which lasted for five years, this one is scheduled to expire in a year, potentially forcing both sides back to the bargaining table within months. “It has been a very long process, but ultimately a very successful process,” South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha told reporters before another official from the foreign ministry initialed the agreement. ​Domestic criticism While acknowledging lingering domestic criticism of the new deal and the need for parliamentary approval, Kang said the response had “been positive so far.” U.S. State Department senior adviser for security negotiations and agreements, Timothy Betts, met Kang before signing the agreement on behalf of the United States, and told reporters the money represented a small but important part of South Korea’s support for the alliance. “The United States government realizes that South Korea does a lot for our alliance and for peace and stability in this region,” he said. ​28,500 US troops About 28,500 U.S. troops are stationed in South Korea, where the United States has maintained a military presence since the 1950-53 Korean War. The allies had struggled to reach a breakthrough despite 10 rounds of talks since March, amid Trump’s repeated calls for a sharp increase in South Korea’s contribution. South Korean officials have said they had sought to limit its burden to $1 trillion won and make the accord valid for at least three years. A senior South Korean ruling party legislator said last month that negotiations were deadlocked after the United States made a “sudden, unacceptable” demand that Seoul pay more than 1.4 trillion won per year. But both sides worked to reach a deal to minimize the impact of the lapse on South Korean workers on U.S. military bases, and focus on nuclear talks ahead of a second U.S.-North Korea summit, Seoul officials said. The disagreement had raised the prospect that Trump could decide to withdraw at least some troops from South Korea, as he has in other countries like Syria. But on Sunday, South Korean officials told Yonhap news agency that the United States had affirmed it would not be changing its troop presence. Trump said in his annual State of the Union address to Congress he would meet North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Feb. 27-28 in Vietnam, following their unprecedented meeting in June in Singapore. Military exercises suspended After the June summit, Trump announced a halt to joint military exercises with South Korea, saying they were expensive and paid for mostly by the United States. Major joint exercises have been suspended, but some small-scale drills have continued, earning rebukes from North Korea’s state media in recent months. About 70 percent of South Korea’s contribution covers the salaries of some 8,700 South Korean employees who provide administrative, technical and other services for the U.S. military. Late last year, the U.S. military warned Korean workers on its bases they might be put on leave from mid-April if no deal was agreed.
          Operations Instructor/Sr Operations Instructor Quad Cities Nuclear Station, IL - Exelon - Cordova, IL      Cache   Translate Page      
Demonstrates mastery of skills and extensive subject matter knowledge in carrying out assignments associated with the analysis, design, development,...
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          Instrument (I&C) Electronics Maintenance Supervisor Quad Cities Nuclear Station, IL - Exelon - Cordova, IL      Cache   Translate Page      
Exelon will provide you the tools and resources you need to design, build and enhance a successful career. Directly responsible for the supervision, assignment...
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          Fission barriers for neutron‐rich nuclei by means of Skyrme‐Hartree‐Fock‐Bogoliubov calculation      Cache   Translate Page      
AIP Conf.Proc. 891 (2007) 439

by: Hashizume, K.
Abstract:
The nuclear fission barrier height has been estimated by means of the constraint Skyrme Hartree‐Fock‐Bogoliubov method. The potential energy surfaces obtained by the method are analyzed with the flooding method to find several saddle points. The results for U, Np, Bk isotopes are compared with the barrier derived from the extended Thomas‐Fermi plus Strutinsky integral method.
          Langevin equation as a stochastic differential equation in nuclear physics      Cache   Translate Page      
AIP Conf.Proc. 891 (2007) 435

by: Asano, T.
Abstract:
Two kinds of stochastic integrals, Ito integral and Stratonovich integral, are applied for solving Langevin equation. In the case of the simplified Langevin equation for over‐damped motion, the fission rate obtained with Stratonovich integral is significantly larger than that with Ito integral. On the other hand, in the case where the random force acts on the momentum variables, the two integrals give essentially the same results. The condition for the difference with two integrals to appear is discussed. The proper treatment of the double stochastic integral is necessary to obtain a high numerical accuracy.
          power grid above homes in nuclear village of Saint Lauren Nouan      Cache   Translate Page      

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power grid above homes in nuclear village of Saint Lauren Nouan


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          Bernard, retiree, former worker at the nuclear power station in Saint Laurent Nouan show a piece of graphite material, which was used to protect nuclear combustive inside the first generation reactors      Cache   Translate Page      

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Bernard, retiree, former worker at the nuclear power station in Saint Laurent Nouan show a piece of graphite material, which was used to protect nuclear combustive inside the first generation reactors

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          First generation nuclear reactors, stopped for 30 years now      Cache   Translate Page      

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First generation nuclear reactors, stopped for 30 years now

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          The Verger Hotel provides rooms for subcontractors working at the nuclear power station of Saint Laurent Nouan      Cache   Translate Page      

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          Vistra Energy Cements Top Spot Among Residential Retail Electricity Providers      Cache   Translate Page      

Vistra Energy, a retail power provider to 2.9 million customers, announced this week it intends to purchase Crius Energy Trust. DNV GL confirmed to Greentech Media that the acquisition makes Vistra the largest residential retail electric power provider in the U.S. based on number of customers. 

A company most recently in the news for its involvement in the record-setting Moss Landing project, Vistra purchased Crius for about $328 million and will assume $108 million of that company’s net debt. Crius, a multi-level energy seller that provides electricity including solar power through a number of brands, has about 1 million customers.  

In announcing the deal, Vistra President and CEO Curt Morgan said the Crius portfolio has “a high degree of overlap with Vistra's generation fleet and complements Vistra's existing municipal aggregation and large commercial and industrial portfolio in the Midwest and Northeast markets.”  

The move follows on Vistra’s attempts to guard against the instability inherent to competitive markets while expanding its footprint, said Daniel Finn-Foley, a senior energy storage analyst at energy research and consulting group Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables, who formerly worked as a senior consultant in retail energy markets at DNV GL.  

“After emerging from bankruptcy in 2016, Vistra’s strategy has seemed to focus heavily on diversifying its holdings and hedging against the wholesale market volatility that drove its predecessor toward unsustainability in 2014,” he said. “It has diversified its generation fuel mix through the Upton 2 solar system, and broadened its geographic footprint following a merger with Dynegy, a kindred spirit company applying similar approaches to risk following its own bankruptcy.” 

The emphasis on overlap in the Crius portfolio, as Finn-Foley suggests, echoes Vistra’s 2017 merger with Dynegy, which had a similar corporate strategy incorporating wholesale generation and retail customers. The companies’ combined portfolios contained over 60 percent natural gas. Coal, nuclear, solar, oil and natural gas make up Vistra’s current power plant portfolio.

At the time of the Dynegy merger, Vistra said the integration would create the “lowest-cost integrated power company in the industry.” The companies said streamlining costs through combined operations would save $350 million a year.

Vistra has several other companies under its wing as well. In 2016 it spun off of bankrupt Energy Future Holdings Corp. under a different name, along with a couple of subsidiaries. It’s the parent company for TXU Energy, a retail electricity provider in Texas; Homefield Energy, a retail supplier affiliated with Dynegy; and Luminant, a power generation business based in Texas with a portfolio made up of natural gas, coal, solar and nuclear. 

The Crius acquisition adds 11.6 terawatt-hours of load to Vistra’s portfolio, which the company said would improve its generation-to-load profile. Vistra’s generation capacity currently sits at around 41 gigawatts.   

More recently, Vistra has staked a claim in the energy space. Last year it contracted for a record-breaking battery at a former Dynegy plant in California’s Moss Landing and for a smaller system at a solar plant in West Texas.

“Vistra’s diversification strategy has vaulted the company to the front of the fast-paced energy storage market-share race, where its Upton 2 solar-paired 42-megawatt-hour battery and contracted 1.2-gigawatt-hour Moss Landing system put it on the map with pioneering projects in two key markets,” said Finn-Foley.

Vistra now operates in 12 states and six out of seven of the U.S.’ competitive power markets. Crius operates in 19 states plus Washington, D.C., so the acquisition will further expand Vistra’s footprint. 

The acquisition deal still awaits the OK from two-thirds of Crius’ “unitholders,” as well as regulatory approvals, but Vistra said the acquisition will likely close in Q2 2019.


          Germany Has Agreed to Phase Out Coal by 2038. What Happens Next?      Cache   Translate Page      

A German commission last month said the country, one of Europe’s lingering bastions of coal generation, should phase out the fuel source by 2038. 

"This is an historic accomplishment," Ronald Pofalla, chairman of the 28-member government commission, said at a news conference after the negotiations concluded. "It was anything but a sure thing. But we did it."

But the work isn't done yet. According to Gregor Kessler of Greenpeace Germany, there’s still a lot to do.

"The first thing to bear in mind is that the commission’s report is still only a recommendation at this stage. However, it’s one that was specifically commissioned by the government, with a near-unanimous vote," Kessler said. “It would be irritating if it is not put into a legislative framework,” he added.

That seems unlikely, though. The landmark deal, achieved only after fraught discussions over the target date of completion, looked to keep mining interests happy by injecting the equivalent of €40 billion ($46 billion) over 20 years into coal-dependent regions.

It is proposed that this financial aid should be enshrined in a special coal industry restructuring law, so beneficiaries know for sure they can count on the support in coming years.

Meanwhile, said Kessler, climate-related parts of the proposal are due to go into a climate act that the government has promised for later this year. The wide-ranging act is due to cover not only energy but also transport, agriculture, industry and housing.

It will set out how these sectors need to be restructured to meet a 2030 target of 55 percent lower carbon emissions than in 1990. The aim is to have a first draft of the law before the summer break, Kessler said, although there are fears it could be delayed until autumn.

For the energy sector, the big issue will be how to bring about the coal commission’s recommendation of removing 7.7 gigawatts of hard coal and 5 gigawatts of lignite generation capacity from the grid by 2022.

“Merkel’s government has to identify which plants will be switched off to meet these reductions and has to find a financial agreement with the utilities,” Kessler said.

Coal phaseout still "not enough"

Another short-term issue for the government is how to resolve problems linked to Hambach Forest, an ancient woodland habitat that is due to be cleared by landowner RWE to make way for extensions to Europe’s largest open-pit lignite mine.

The forest has long been a flashpoint for environmental protests and was singled out by the coal commission, which was set up in June 2018, as being in need of protection. With all this, it is clear that the coal commission’s recommendations will take a while to implement.

The European policy newswire Euractiv cited Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy Peter Altmaier as saying it could take at least a few months to address the legal questions raised by the phaseout, although the budget for the support program was already in place.

Environmental interests are keen to see the proceedings move forward as quickly as possible. Jennifer Morgan, Greenpeace International's executive director, said: “This coal phaseout timeline still overshoots what climate science and people everywhere need.”

In a press release published in association with the Friends of the Earth Germany and the nature conservation body Deutscher Naturschutzring, Greenpeace said the commission’s report was “not enough for climate protection.”

The associations both “firmly assume the end of coal will come before 2035,” it said.

Replacing baseload capacity

The political will to achieve this may exist. Germany has already conceded it will miss its 2020 emissions target, which the Financial Times said was “a severe embarrassment for a country that once prided itself on its green leadership.”

German lignite and hard coal generation capacity has fallen from 48.9 gigawatts in 2008 to 45.4 gigawatts last year, based on figures from Clean Energy Wire. However, the two fossil fuels still accounted for more than 35 percent of all generation in 2018, the figures show.

That’s almost exactly the same proportion as renewables, with natural gas and nuclear making up most of the remainder.

Since Germany is phasing out nuclear, too, the country will effectively have to replace 47 percent of its baseload capacity with new forms of generation in the coming years. It will be interesting to see how the world’s fourth-largest economy rises to the challenge.


          San Francisco Explores Taking Over PG&E’s Local Electricity Assets      Cache   Translate Page      

Almost as soon as Pacific Gas & Electric announced that it was saddled with liability from several deadly wildfires and would be filing for bankruptcy, San Francisco Mayor London Breed directed the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission to look at taking local control of power distribution.

On January 29, PG&E, California’s largest utility, officially filed for bankruptcy. The next day, in Breed’s State of the City address, she was bullish about public power in San Francisco.

"San Francisco knows how to run a clean power system, and we are going to get to 100 percent renewable energy by 2030," she said. "And if this bankruptcy provides an opportunity for public power, we will take it. I will be working with City Attorney Dennis Herrera to make sure that whatever happens with PG&E, that we are prepared." 

In recent weeks, local leaders have started to explore how the SFPUC could purchase — or wrest — control of power distribution from PG&E using a revenue bond or a windfall cash reserve. PG&E has said it might sell off assets during its bankruptcy.

“We're looking at how can we protect our ratepayers in San Francisco,” said Harlan Kelly, general manager of the SFPUC, during a Board of Supervisors meeting on January 14. “One way is to actually purchase the distribution system in San Francisco so that we can maintain it and not have the burden of paying for all the distribution of electricity in the country where the fires occur.”

Many questions remain around exactly how San Francisco plans to separate from PG&E. The SFPUC will examine the issue for the next three months. If and when a plan emerges, it is likely to meet resistance. The union that represents about 17,000 PG&E employees, the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 1245, came out in opposition to selling off the utility.

Calls for a local Green New Deal

Still, frustrated with delays in clean energy and energy efficiency projects, city officials are calling for aggressively building renewable generation projects in San Francisco, which they say could create jobs for low-income residents. They're billing the initiative as a local version of a Green New Deal.

“In providing energy clean energy to the residents of San Francisco, we need to really think about a local version of a Green New Deal,” said Supervisor Sandra Lee Fewer, during last month's board meeting. “And that is really about building our own resources for renewable energy on our own land or publicly owned land outside of San Francisco.”

On January 29, Supervisor Hillary Ronen called for a separation from PG&E and introduced legislation to create a $15.6 million fund that could only be used as part of a city-owned utility. “This state is waking up to the way that PG&E has been operating as a company and is no longer going to allow this corporation to run roughshod over our communities,” Ronen said.

Calls to split from the utility come as San Francisco officials grapple with the possibility that the bankruptcy could disrupt the flow of cash from PG&E to CleanPowerSF, the city's community choice program. Localities like San Francisco generate and purchase power on behalf of customers through community-choice aggregation programs, or CCAs, and then pay utilities to distribute the power.

While PG&E’s bankruptcy could present an opportunity to expand public power in San Francisco, local leaders say it could threaten the CCA just as the city is expanding its enrollment to 360,000 accounts by April, nearly all of the city’s power customers.

San Francisco’s State Senator Scott Wiener said that he’ll be looking to protect the interests of CleanPowerSF in Sacramento. In the past, he has criticized PG&E for fighting the community choice model.

“There's really a lot of uncertainty right now, and we will be probably be playing some defense,” Wiener said, in an interview.There's a potential for some contentious fighting in the legislature this year around energy. PG&E and others will try to protect the centralized model, and some could take this as an opportunity to try to undermine CCAs and distributed energy resources...by arguing that the utilities are fragile and we shouldn't be doing anything that could potentially undermine them.”

That said, Wiener sees real opportunity for expanding the SFPUC, which runs CleanPowerSF, even if the details will be clear only over the course of the next few months. “I would like for us to be in a position to move in that direction if the opportunity presents itself and it makes sense,” he said. “The benefits are local decision-making about energy mix, and pursuing an aggressive clean energy approach.”

“One of the critiques of PG&E is that its geography is so massive that it becomes very challenging for it to safely maintain all of that all that unending infrastructure and that having a smaller utility can allow more focus on infrastructure safety and reinvestment,” Wiener said. “There are publicly owned utilities around the state that have been quite successful. It is a model that we know can work, and San Francisco already has a publicly owned utility.”

Paying for distribution assets

San Francisco voters passed Proposition A last June, which allows the SFPUC to issue a revenue bond to pay for power equipment, so long as it has a two-thirds approval from the Board of Supervisors. The goal of the proposition was to spur the development of renewable energy generation and prohibit San Francisco from funding any more plants that generate power from fossil fuels or nuclear energy.

But now, leaders in San Francisco might use the bond authority to fund the initial cost of purchasing distribution equipment from PG&E and have ratepayers recoup the cost over several years. If San Francisco owned its own distribution assets, they expect the cost of power to be much lower than it is right now.

“That delta will help us actually pay for the upfront money,” SFPUC's Kelly said. “We can build our own facility and then have a ratepayers pay us, and it will be cheaper for the ratepayer.”

If the city doesn’t use its new bond authority, there is another pot of money available for city leaders to pay the acquisition cost. San Francisco has a $415 million windfall from extra revenue in a county education fund, the Educational Revenue Augmentation Fund, that could be used as part of a down payment to PG&E. Supervisor Aaron Peskin floated the idea during the board meeting. However, that move would likely be controversial as competing interest groups want to use the funds to pay for increasing services to San Francisco’s homeless population, while others want to use it in the schools.

The big remaining question: It’s unclear how much PG&E’s existing infrastructure would cost, and it’s unclear how much it is worth. The distribution system in San Francisco is “not in a state of good repair,” Kelly said. Just how badly it’s been neglected is unknown, and that’s one thing the SFPUC will be determining as it considers a plan for public power. They’ll need to estimate repair costs and potential operating costs before they understand how much money the SFPUC could make on the acquisition.

But one benefit of public power is that San Francisco won’t be looking to turn a profit. “Our costs of operating the system won't include the profit component,” said Barbara Hale, assistant general manager of the SFPUC. “We anticipate we would be able to afford to repay whatever the upfront costs are for purchasing the system through the bonding authority and repay any immediate repair of that system.”

Cash flow concerns

A big fear among CCAs across California is that the bankruptcy could disrupt the flow of remittance from PG&E. San Francisco is no exception.

Executives at the SFPUC say they are preparing for the worst, and they are examining all of their financial assets. “It's possible that a bankruptcy could interrupt the remittance of CleanPowerSF customer payments to the city,” Hale told the Board of Supervisors last month. “That's an impact that we are highly attentive to. We are analyzing the potential financial consequences of delayed payment from PG&E due to any bankruptcy and are working with the controller's office on potential mitigations.”

Hale does not expect that there will be any impact to power service in San Francisco, but the SFPUC is examining how it will pay all its bills in the event of a disruption. “We are well positioned in that we do have reserves,” Hale said. “We have a credit facility that has available capacity that can help us weather a situation like that. We do have tools available to us. We planned for situations like this.”

California Community Choice Association, or CalCCA, represents the state’s community choice electricity providers in Sacramento and to regulators. On the day PG&E filed bankruptcy, CalCCA released a statement saying it remains optimistic that PG&E will continue providing billing services for the state’s CCAs.

“We support PG&E’s first-day motion seeking the Bankruptcy Court’s approval to continue passing through CCA revenues in the ordinary course of business," the group said. "We agree with PG&E that 'the normal and uninterrupted remittance' of customer payments to CCAs and other public-purpose programs is of the utmost importance.”

SF pushes for control

For now, Breed's and Herrera’s offices are declining to comment further on the issue, and the SFPUC will only outline broad ending points.

One option is for the relationship between PG&E and San Francisco to be maintained as it existed before the bankruptcy. That is: San Francisco generates and acquires power and the utility distributes it. Another option is for San Francisco to increase its independence, which could be an expansion of CleanPowerSF, or the city could take control of power distribution entirely.

A push for local power seems likely, and Supervisor Peskin signaled his intention to move forward: “The option of — in a friendly way, through negotiation — acquiring assets within the city and county of San Francisco is on the table,” he said at the January board meeting. “And, of course, there's always Plan B, which is the power of eminent domain.”

Peskin, a longtime critic of PG&E, was on the board when the utility went bankrupt in the early 2000s. For years, local leaders have wanted independence from PG&E, and the relationship between the city and the utility has grown increasingly tense in recent years. It escalated last year, when state regulators approved a proposal from PG&E and other investor-owned utilities to change how CCAs compensate the companies for long-term power-purchase contracts, a move that is expected to raise rates on local customers.

“The list of grievances between the City and County of San Francisco and PG&E is growing exponentially,” Peskin said. “Whether it is affordable housing, or recreation and parks facilities, Municipal Transit Agency facilities, PG&E — relative to our own power — has put up roadblocks at virtually every place that they can. Costly, time-consuming roadblocks. And then with the CleanPowerSF program, they are figuring out ways to screw us on community choice aggregation. This really continues to be a hostage situation.”

The solution? “I think, as a city, this is an unparalleled opportunity to move to energy independence,” he said.


          The Real Reason America Is Scared of Huawei: Internet-Connected Everything      Cache   Translate Page      

There was a time when the world's two great superpowers were obsessed with nuclear weapons technology.


          What Intoxicating Vanity      Cache   Translate Page      
-Michael Crichton Quotes

“You think man can destroy the planet? What intoxicating vanity. Let me tell you about our planet. Earth is four-and-a-half-billion-years-old. There's been life on it for nearly that long, 3.8 billion years. Bacteria first; later the first multicellular life, then the first complex creatures in the sea, on the land. Then finally the great sweeping ages of animals, the amphibians, the dinosaurs, at last the mammals, each one enduring millions on millions of years, great dynasties of creatures rising, flourishing, dying away -- all this against a background of continuous and violent upheaval. Mountain ranges thrust up, eroded away, cometary impacts, volcano eruptions, oceans rising and falling, whole continents moving, an endless, constant, violent change, colliding, buckling to make mountains over millions of years. Earth has survived everything in its time. It will certainly survive us. If all the nuclear weapons in the world went off at once and all the plants, all the animals died and the earth was sizzling hot for a hundred thousand years, life would survive, somewhere: under the soil, frozen in Arctic ice. Sooner or later, when the planet was no longer inhospitable, life would spread again. The evolutionary process would begin again. It might take a few billion years for life to regain its present variety. Of course, it would be very different from what it is now, but the earth would survive our folly, only we would not. If the ozone layer gets thinner, ultraviolet radiation sears the earth, so what? Ultraviolet radiation is good for life. It's powerful energy. It promotes mutation, change. Many forms of life will thrive with more UV radiation. Many others will die out. Do you think this is the first time that's happened? Think about oxygen. Necessary for life now, but oxygen is actually a metabolic poison, a corrosive glass, like fluorine. When oxygen was first produced as a waste product by certain plant cells some three billion years ago, it created a crisis for all other life on earth. Those plants were polluting the environment, exhaling a lethal gas. Earth eventually had an atmosphere incompatible with life. Nevertheless, life on earth took care of itself. In the thinking of the human being a hundred years is a long time. A hundred years ago we didn't have cars, airplanes, computers or vaccines. It was a whole different world, but to the earth, a hundred years is nothing. A million years is nothing. This planet lives and breathes on a much vaster scale. We can't imagine its slow and powerful rhythms, and we haven't got the humility to try. We've been residents here for the blink of an eye. If we're gone tomorrow, the earth will not miss us.”

          El abuso sexual destruye el mito del nobel de Óscar Arias      Cache   Translate Page      

Señalado. La figura política del costarricense óscar Arias es reconocida a nivel mundial, pero la suma de denuncias comienza a minar su alto perfil.

San José, Costa Rica“Abrí el fólder, le expliqué, y ya cuando terminamos yo me levanté dándole la espalda.

Entonces, él me agarró por detrás y me tocó los senos.

Yo le dije que no, y que él estaba casado.

Ese fue mi no.

Fue lo único que se me ocurrió decirle.

Yo había conocido a la esposa”, relató la médico y activista contra las armas nucleares costarricense Alexandra Arce von Herold, quien abrió la caja de Pandora al interponer una denuncia judicial contra el expresidente Óscar Arias.

1proceso judicial pendiente, relacionado al ejercicio del poder ejecutivo, tiene el expresidente.

Está acusado de prevaricato, un delito que se refiere a la firma de resoluciones contrarias a la ley o basadas en hechos falsos y que estipula penas de cárcel de entre dos y seis años.

La acusación se basa en la firma de decretos en 2008.

Según la joven de 34 años, el hecho ocurrió el 1 de diciembre de 2014, en la casa del dos veces presidente de Costa Rica, cuando lo visitó como parte de su labor antibélica.

Atrapada en la casa del Premio Nobel de la Paz, Arce asegura que la “siguió tocando, me metió los dedos en la vagina y me tocó toda y me besó.

Y después dijo que me esperara y salió de la oficina.

Yo no sabía qué hacer, me sentía atrapada en ese momento”.

Después del incidente, el influyente político mantuvo el acoso -asegura la joven- por medio de llamadas telefónicas, redes sociales y hasta por correo electrónico.

Cuatro años después sorprende al país y al mundo al acusar ante los tribunales a la figura más importante de la sociedad costarricense.

Decenas de mujeres convocadas por el grupo feminista y el movimiento “Ni una menos Costa Rica” marcharon la noche del viernes por el centro de San José en apoyo a las denunciantes de delitos sexuales.

“La decisión en cuanto a denunciar sucedió desde el año pasado, por todos los movimientos que han salido del #Metoo y otras figuras públicas que han denunciado y que les han hecho caso, entonces eso me ha ido empoderando y pienso en todas las muchachas que han sido víctimas y que tal vez lo que me pasó a mí le puede pasar a todas las activistas de ahora”, aseguró.

En la denuncia contra Arias la activista hace referencia a 15 personas que pueden brindar su testimonio sobre el caso.

Además, como prueba documental aportó correos electrónicos y chats, entre otros documentos.

Eleonora Antillón“Estaba sentada frente a su escritorio, se me acercó, me tomó la mano y me la puso en su pene, que estaba erecto.

Yo lo empujé y me puse de pie y él se me lanzó”, narró la periodista costarricense “Nono” Antillón, quien admitió que nunca denunció los hechos porque “la sociedad no está preparada para creernos”.

Confesó que Arias la agredió sexualmente en 1986, cuando era candidato presidencial y ella era una joven asesora de prensa, de 25 años de edad, contratada por el entonces candidato.

Antillón, ahora de 60 años, dijo que cumplió su contrato de tres meses en la campaña y volvió a su trabajo habitual.

Pero empezó a vestirse con sencillez para no llamar la atención y prefería la compañía de mujeres.

Emma Daly“Le hice una pregunta, y en vez de responder, él literalmente puso sus manos sobre mi pecho, entre mis senos y dijo: ‘¡No llevas brasier!.

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Estaba tan aturdida que todo lo que pude pensar era en decir, ‘¡Sí, lo tengo!’”, cuenta la periodista británica Emma Daly.

Cuando sucedió el hecho, la ahora directora de comunicaciones de Human Rights Watch, era una reportera de 25 años que laboraba para Reuters y The Tico Times.

Esa experiencia la vivió en 1990 en el lobby de un hotel de Managua, cuando intentó entrevistar a Arias.

“No me lastimó físicamente como le pasó a otras personas.

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Fue la humillación de haber sentido que no importas de ninguna manera”.

Marta ArayaLa editora del libro de Óscar Arias Con velas, timón y brújulas (2012), asegura que el exmandatario hizo “múltiples avances sexuales no deseados” a lo largo de varias semanas de ese año cuando se reunían para brindarle asistencia mientras él escribía el libro.

Araya era entonces coordinadora de proyectos editoriales en Librería Internacional.

Reveló que en dos ocasiones, él le tocó una pierna mientras estaban en la oficina.

Incluso él ofreció darle un masaje (una “sobadita” según su testimonio), a lo que también se negó.

“Quiero chinearte.

Darte un masaje en las piernas”, le dijo el expresidente.

Asegura que compartió lo ocurrido con varias personas, entre ellas su jefe en la librería y amigos cercanos.

Mónica MoralesOtra periodista costarricense que compartió su mala experiencia ocurrida en 2013 en la casa del político.

Ella tenía 27 años y acudió a entrevistar a Arias luego que la Asamblea General de la ONU aprobara, ese año, el Tratado de Comercio de Armas.

“Al finalizar la entrevista se desplazó a su escritorio para buscar algunas fotos en su computadora.

Allí me insinuó que me sentara sobre su pierna para que pudiera ver en la pantalla.

No sé qué cara hice, pero recuerdo que me mencionó que su esposa no se iba a enojar… El hecho no pasó a más.

No hubo una agresión sexual, por suerte.

Salí asustada y abrumada”, relató Morales, quien no interpondrá denuncia.

Yazmín MoralesLa ex miss Costa Rica 1994, Yazmín Morales, una filóloga de 48 años, contó el viernes al diario local La Nación que se animó a presentar una demanda judicial por abuso sexual contra Arias tras conocer la denuncia de Arce von Herold.

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Atiis as mintiis imposAseguró que llegó a la casa de Arias en San José porque él la contactó mediante Facebook para regalarle el libro Con Velas, Timón y Brújula, ya que ella lo admiraba mucho.

“Cuando ya yo me iba acercando a la puerta él se puso frente a mí, se atravesó en la puerta que estaba cerrada.

Yo soy más alta que él, sin embargo, me agarró de la cabeza, yo andaba con el cabello suelto.

Me agarró, me acercó a la fuerza a su cuerpo, o sea, quedando cuerpo con cuerpo.

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me tocó mis senos por encima de la ropa y luego me dio un beso en contra de mi voluntad”, relató sobre los hechos que, según su denuncia, ocurrieron en 2015.

“Yo me quité, me quedé congelada, no sabía qué decirle, lo único que se me ocurrió decirle fue: ‘Don Óscar, ya tengo que irme’.

Me acerqué a la puerta, se apartó, yo me quedé en shock, no esperaba algo así de una persona tan reconocida y a quien yo admiraba muchísimo”.

Dijo que después del encuentro intentó denunciar a Arias, pero dos abogados le dijeron que no era conveniente.

“Consulté a unos abogados y me dijeron que no me lo aconsejaban porque nadie me creería”, recordó.

Arias, un “don Juan”, según cable del embajador de EUAHace 13 años, un cable del exembajador de Estados Unidos en Costa Rica, Mark Langdale calificó al expresidente Óscar Arias como un “don Juan”.

El exdiplomático estadounidense realizó un amplio perfil del exmandatario, y premio Nobel de la Paz, luego de que este resultara electo para su segundo mandato en 2006.

“A pesar de su flemático y lúgubre aspecto, Arias goza de una reputación como don Juan”, señala el cable fechado en 2006, divulgado en 2011 por el sitio Wikileaks de Julian Assange, y replicado en Costa Rica por el diario La Nación.

“Arias tiene la voz y los movimientos de un hombre que parece mucho más viejo que sus 65 años.

Usualmente está encorvado cuando se sienta y es inexpresivo.

Es lento para responder preguntas”, así describe el cable diplomático estadounidense de manera poco positiva al expresidente.

También describe que el político tico gusta de ser admirado y codearse con ricos y famosos como Jane Fonda, Paul Newman, John Kerry, entre otros.


          (USA-MD-Fort Meade) Engineering Technician      Cache   Translate Page      
* Duties Help ## Duties ### Summary **About the Position:** About the Position: Fort Meade is located almost midway between the cities of Baltimore, MD and Washington, DC and is home to approximately 10,000 military personnel along with about 25,000 civilian employees. Approximately 6,000 family members reside on post. Fort Meade is virtually a city in itself, with a modern exchange mall, a commissary, state of the art fitness centers, historical library, RV Park and much more. Web Site: www.ftmeade.army.mil Learn more about this agency ### Responsibilities * Provide technical guidance to lower grade employees and assists in preparation of statements of work for all types of contracts. * Oversee inspection of completed services, and notifies contracting officer and contractor of violations and deficiencies noted. * Develop surveillance techniques, plans, and procedures to use in inspecting the operation of functions under contract to determine efficiency and effectiveness. * Oversee the development and implementation of all branch Quality Assurance activities including Quality Assurance Surveillance Plans and Construction Performance Inspection Reports. * Prepare technical provisions for statements of work and develops cost estimates. * Develop resource management plans for funding of recurring and one time maintenance repair and construction needs. * Project Manager, responsible for developing plans and designs for a variety of projects of considerable scope and complexity. * Complete evaluations for incoming work requests to include field investigation, preliminary definition of work scope, and government estimates. * Request assignment of work to Procurement Technicians and a Computer Aided Design and Drafting (CADD) as required to accomplish the mission. * Confer with contractor on-site superintendents and managers on work sequence, changes to and/or non-compliance with original plans and specifications and acceptability of workmanship and materials. * Conduct site visits with prospective bidders; explaining nature of work to be performed, job plans and specifications and applicable policies and procedures. * Recommend distributions and balancing of workload * Serve as Lead Engineering Technician overseeing the work of Quality Assurance Evaluators * Analyze contractor bids to assure sufficient coverage of work to be accomplished and is in reasonable alignment with the locally developed estimate. ### Travel Required Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position. ##### Supervisory status No ##### Promotion Potential 11 * #### Job family (Series) 0802 Engineering Technical * Requirements Help ## Requirements ### Conditions of Employment * This position is considered Mission Essential and as such, there is a requirement to report and/or remain on duty in the case of severe weather, national emergencies, etc. * Secret security clearance is required. * Approximately 5% business travel will be required. * This position may require assignment to an irregular tour of duty which will include overtime, irregular hours, evenings, weekends and holidays as needed. * Must have and maintain a valid State driver's license as well as be able to obtain and maintain a Government driver's license. ### Qualifications **Who May Apply: US Citizens** In order to qualify, you must meet the education/experience requirements described below. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is in this document. **EXPERIENCE:** Examples of qualifying specialized experience include technical work in: drafting, surveying construction estimating, physical science, mathematics, aerospace, architecture, chemicals, electrical or mechanical systems, mining, petroleum, or nuclear systems. Experience in a trade or craft may be credited as specialized experience when the work provided intensive knowledge of engineering principles, techniques, methods, and precedents. Examples are trade positions with substantial developmental, test, or design responsibilities such as: * Planner and estimator who analyzed designs for production purposes. * Instrument maker or model maker who performed design or development work on devices fabricated. **EDUCATION**: Successful completion of a full 4-year course of study leading to a bachelor's degree (a) with major study in an appropriate field of engineering, construction, or industrial technology; or (b) that included at least 24 semester hours in any combination of courses such as those shown above for GS-3 (or equivalent). At least 6 of the 24 semester hours must have been in drafting if the position has been designated by a drafting area of specialization. ### **CERTIFICATION:** Engineering technicians may be certified by the National Institute for Certification in Engineering Technologies, an organization sponsored by the National Society of Professional Engineers. Certification by the Institute will be helpful as a measure of the technician's quality of experience. **PHYSICAL DEMANDS**:The work involves moderate physical demands in terms of inspections, investigations, and surveys of facilities. This normally requires long periods of standing, walking, stooping, bending and climbing in all areas of land, improved and unimproved surfaces, structures, building interiors and exteriors. Work is also performed in an office setting and in conference rooms. **WORK ENVIRONMENT**:The work is normally performed in a well lighted, heated and ventilated spaces but may be in dark, damp or wet areas. Work often requires incumbent to visit construction sites and locations where damages have occurred and heavy demolition and repair work are being undertaken. There is a fair amount of discomfort associated with construction sites and incumbent must wear appropriate safety protection equipment such as hard hats, safety glasses and protective shoes. You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas: * Contracting/Procurement * General Engineering * Oral Communication * Project Management ### Education ### Additional information * Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration. * You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship. * Two year trial/probationary period may be required. * Direct Deposit of Pay is required. * This position requires you to submit a Public Financial Disclosure Report (OGE 278) or a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report (OGE450) upon entry, and annually thereafter. * Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees. * If you have retired from federal service and you are interested in employment as a reemployed annuitant, see the information in the Reemployed Annuitant information sheet. * This is a Career Program (CP) 18 Engineers and Scientist- position. * You may claim military spouse preference. * Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement. * Salary includes applicable locality pay or Local Market Supplement. * Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP). If you are a Federal employee in the competitive service and your agency has notified you in writing that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority for this position. To receive selection priority, you must: (1) meet ICTAP eligibility criteria (2) be rated well-qualified for the position and; (3) submit the appropriate documentation to support your ICTAP eligibility. To be considered well-qualified and receive selection priority applicants must satisfy all qualification requirements for the position and receive a score of 90 or above. Additional information about the program is on OPM's Career Transition Resources website. * If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application. * Payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is not authorized, based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the Government interest. Read more ### How You Will Be Evaluated You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above. Once the announcement has closed, a review of your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) will be used to determine whether you meet the qualification requirements listed on this announcement. If you are minimally qualified, your résumé and supporting documentation will be compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire to determine your level of experience. If, after reviewing your résumé and/or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and/or experience, you may lose consideration for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully when applying, errors or omissions may affect your eligibility. You should list any relevant performance appraisals and incentive awards in your resume as that information may be taken into consideration during the selection process. If selected, you may be required to provide supporting documentation. **Basis for Rating:** Qualified candidates will be assigned to one of three quality categories: Best Qualified, Highly Qualified and Qualified. Veteran preference eligibles are listed ahead of non-preference eligibles within each quality category. * Best Qualified. Candidates in this category possess exceptional skills and experience to exceed well above the minimum requirements for the announced position. * Highly Qualified. Candidates in this category possess good skills and experience above the minimum requirements for the announced position. * Qualified. Candidates in this category meet the minimum experience requirements for the announced position. Read more ### Background checks and security clearance ##### Security clearance Secret ##### Drug test required No * Required Documents Help ## Required Documents The documents you are required to submit vary based on whether or not you are eligible for preference in federal employment. A complete description of preference categories and the associated required documents is in the Applicant Checklist (External). As described above, your complete application includes your resume, your responses to the online questionnaire, and documents which prove your eligibility to apply.** If you fail to provide these documents, you will be marked as having an incomplete application package and you will not be considered any further.** **1. Your resume:** * Your resume may be submitted in any format and must support the specialized experience described in this announcement. * If your resume includes a photograph or other inappropriate material or content, it will not be used to make eligibility and qualification determinations and you may not be considered for this vacancy. * For qualifications determinations your resume must contain hours worked per week and the dates of employment (i.e., HRS per week and month/year to month/year or month/year to present). If your resume does not contain this information, your application may be marked as incomplete and you may not receive consideration for this position. * For additional information see: What to include in your resume. **2. Other supporting documents:** * Cover Letter, optional * Most recent Performance Appraisal, if applicable * This position has an individual occupational requirement and/or allows for substitution of education for experience. If you meet this requirement based on education you MUST submit a copy of your transcript with your application package or you will be rated ineligible. See: Transcripts and Licenses * This position requires a job-related license or certification. You MUST submit a copy of your license or certification with your application package or you will be rated ineligible. See: Transcripts and Licenses NOTE: Documents submitted as part of the application package, to include supplemental documents, may be shared beyond the Human Resources Office. Some supplemental documents such as military orders and marriage certificates may contain personal information for someone other than you. You may sanitize these documents to remove another person's personal information before you submit your application. You may be asked to provide an un-sanitized version of the documents if you are selected to confirm your eligibility. #### If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements: Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating. * Benefits Help ## Benefits A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Learn more about federal benefits. Review our benefits Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered. * How to Apply Help ## How to Apply To apply for this position, you must complete the online questionnaire and submit the documentation specified in the **Required Documents** section above. The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on 02/18/2019 to receive consideration * To begin, click **Apply**to access the online application. You will need to be logged into your USAJOBS account to apply. If you do not have a USAJOBS account, you will need to create one before beginning the application (https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/10397077). * Follow the prompts to **select your résumé and/or other supporting documents** to be included with your application package. You will have the opportunity to upload additional documents to include in your application before it is submitted. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process. * After acknowledging you have reviewed your application package, complete the Include Personal Information section as you deem appropriate and **click to continue with the application process.** * You will be taken to the online application which you must complete in order to apply for the position. Complete the online application, verify the required documentation is included with your application package, and submit the application. **You must re-select your resume and/or other documents from your USAJOBS account or your application will be incomplete.** * It is your responsibility to verify that your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) is complete, accurate, and submitted by the closing date. Uploaded documents may take up to one hour to clear the virus scan. * Additional information on how to complete the online application process and submit your online application may be found on the USA Staffing Applicant Resource Center. To verify the status of your application, log into your USAJOBS account (https://my.usajobs.gov/Account/Login), all of your applications will appear on the Welcome screen. The Application Status will appear along with the date your application was last updated. For information on what each Application Status means, visit: https://www.usajobs.gov/Help/how-to/application/status/. 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          Vivir del uranio o morir despoblados      Cache   Translate Page      

Las dos de la tarde. Sol en Almaraz y decenas de niños salen del colegio en estampida. Apenas unos kilómetros más allá, la central nuclear de la localidad funciona a pleno rendimiento, un hecho que pone de manifiesto que el uranio es perfectamente compatible con la vida, siempre que se tomen las medidas de seguridad oportunas. Los habitantes de este pueblo extremeño, que apenas tiene 1.600 personas censadas, todavía se ríen de aquel periodista portugués que, después de pasar un día por allí, salió pitando en cuanto pudo atemorizado: tenía miedo de que le pillara allí un desastre como el de Chernóbil. «¡Ay qué mal rato he pasado!», cuentan que dijo aquel hombre. «Sólo se habla de las tres centrales que han fallado, nunca de las cientos que funcionan perfectamente», expone Manuel Ortiz desde su bar en la localidad. Igual que Eugenio Porras y Elena Fernández, una pareja que, desde su carnicería, quita hierro a los falsos mitos: «No tenemos miedo de que pase algo en la central, porque llevamos 40 años y nunca ha pasado nada; tenemos miedo de que se vaya».

«No tenemos miedo de que pase algo en la central nuclear; tenemos miedo de que se vaya»

Ahí está el primer problema. La central nuclear de Almaraz va a cerrar pronto. Sus dos reactores tienen licencia para funcionar hasta 2021 y 2023, pero a finales de marzo finaliza el plazo para solicitar que se alargue su vida útil. Sobre la mesa está la opción de una prórroga en el marco de un Gobierno socialista que en su programa aboga por cerrar todas las centrales nucleares, pero la sombra del cierre también asoma. El segundo problema es que la instalación, con fecha de caducidad, da de comer, directa o indirectamente, a unas 3.000 familias. El tercero, que está en Cáceres, la séptima provincia más despoblada de España. Y el cuarto, que no hay ninguna alternativa para dar trabajo a esos futuros parados. «El uranio aquí no da miedo, nos da más miedo que la central se cierre», repite Porras, a quien respalda su mujer: «Si se cierra, la gente joven se tendrá que ir. El futuro de nuestros hijos en Extremadura es cero».

A lo largo de estas semanas, las reuniones entre los propietarios de la central, el Ministerio de Transición Ecológica y los ayuntamientos de la zona afectados se han sucedido. Pero todo sigue en el aire. Según ha podido saber ABC, la opción más realista a estas alturas es que se conceda una prórroga para que la actividad se mantenga cinco años para después comenzar a comenzar a desmantelar, tanto la central como la región. «Esperemos que ellos tengan más suerte...», suspira Elena Gordón, alcaldesa de Almonacid de Zorita, un pueblo de Guadalajara que se ha ido desangrando demográficamente desde que allí se clausuró la José Cabrera, la primera central de este tipo que se construyó en España. «Si vas a plantear el desmantelamiento hay que buscar una alternativa para la zona, hay que hacerlo con cabeza y pensar en la gente, más todavía cuando la región se dedica al monocultivo nuclear», propone la edil, en la misma línea que su homóloga en Almaraz, Sabina Hernández.

Sin alternativas

«Nos aporta 3 millones de euros al año», expone Hernández, quien asegura que esos ingresos -nada comunes para cualquier otro pueblo tan pequeño- se invierten en servicios sociales que mejoran la calidad de vida de los vecinos. «Tenemos un colegio bilingüe que es gratis, igual que los libros, ya que también hay un banco de libros», explica Esther Gómez, una de esas madres que esperaba a su hijo al salir del colegio.

La central nuclear de Almaraz y el embalse creado para abastecerla
La central nuclear de Almaraz y el embalse creado para abastecerla - MAYA BALANYÀ

Tampoco es difícil, al pasear el pueblo, ver las cuidadas instalaciones deportivas, museos o espacios de esparcimiento levantados al calor del dinero nuclear. Todo está en el alambre ahora mismo. «No hay ningún proyecto real encima de la mesa que represente una alternativa», lamenta Almudena Hernández, integrante de la Plataforma Vida, que hace dos semanas reunió a más de 4.500 personas en Navalmoral de la Mata, otra de las localidades afectadas, para protestar contra el cierre. «Hay mucha gente implicada. El que no tiene un hijo, tiene un sobrino que trabaja allí y el que no, no una tienda que vende a los trabajadores de la central». De esta forma explica esta mujer la concienciación de los habitantes de la zona, que se juegan el futuro. «Esto va a ser un pueblo fantasma», vaticina Eloísa Muñoz, dueña de «La kasa de Elo», una pequeña tienda en Almaraz. «Va a pasar como un huracán por aquí», insiste la empresaria, muy pesimista en sus augurios: «Lo veo muy oscuro. Me quedan, como mucho, seis años de tienda y luego a mi casa. Con 52 años y a casa, verás qué bien».

«La central nuclear para nosotros es tan familiar como el que tiene un quiosco de pipas en su barrio»

«Pensábamos que esto era la gallina de los huevos de oro, que no se iba a acabar nunca pero se ha acabado», lamenta en la carnicería Fernández, quien igual que su marido recuerda cómo fueron los inicios de la central, hace casi 40 años. «Había mucha desinformación, no sabíamos qué era, pero luego nos hemos ido informando y para nosotros es algo tan familiar como el que tiene un quiosco de pipas en su barrio», explica la carnicera que, como tantos otros vecinos, echa en falta más planificación de sus políticos.

Sin planificación

«Ha entrado dinero a expuertas a los ayuntamientos y no se ha planificado absolutamente nada para cuando llegara este día», lamenta Fernández, a quien responde la alcaldesa de la localidad: «Nosotros hemos hecho los deberes, ya que el dinero que se ha ingresado de la central se ha destinado al fomento empresarial y al bienestar social». Por ello, apunta sus dardos más arriba: «La Comunidad lleva 40 años percibiendo un ingreso de 80 millones de euros por el coste energético de la central de Almaraz y ¿dónde lo ha utilizado? En nuestra zona no».

A kilómetros de allí, la primer edil de Almonacid de Zorita, donde sabe de lo que hablan, le echa un cable a su colega: «Por mucho que queramos, si no nos ayudan, los pueblos pequeños no podemos solucionar estas cosas solos».

Con miedo

El miedo, sin embargo, ya se ha instalado en Almaraz. En la carnicería afirman que la gente gasta menos: «Es como cuando llegó la crisis. El 90% de la gente de la zona tiene miedo». «Y entiendo que lo tengan, ya han visto lo que pasó cuando nos cerraron la central», replica Gordón desde Almonacid, donde el fin de la central supuso, según un estudio de la Universidad de Alcalá de Henares, una pérdida de población media del 15% en los pueblos de la zona.

«Si cierra la central, yo cierro el bar y el 70% del pueblo se irá», adelanta Ortiz tras la barra. Un poco más allá, en una mesa, varios ancianos gritan al fragor de una caliente partida de cartas. Sus gritos contrastan con los de los chavales al salir del colegio y, si la cosa no cambia, los niños y sus gritos serán, en unos años, cosa de otra época en Almaraz.


          Director, Major Bids and Strategy - SNC-Lavalin - Mississauga, ON      Cache   Translate Page      
Reporting to the Vice-President, Bids and Strategy, Nuclear, the Director of Major Bids and Strategy has as a primary responsibility to lead and prepare major...
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          Vice President Bids & Strategy - SNC-Lavalin - Mississauga, ON      Cache   Translate Page      
Reporting to the Senior Vice-President, Marketing and Business Development, Nuclear, the VP of Bids and Strategy has as a primary responsibility to ensure the...
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          NPCIL Recruitment 2019, 57 Trade Apprentices Vacancies, Apply online @ npcil.nic.in      Cache   Translate Page      
NPCIL Recruitment 2019 | Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd Job Notification for Trade Apprentices Posts | Total 57 Job Vacancies | Apply Online Application Form @ NPCIL Careers (i.e. www.npcil.nic.in) | Last Date 28.02.2019 [...]
          NPCIL Trade Apprentice Recruitment 2018 – 57 Vacancies Open      Cache   Translate Page      
Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL) has published a recruitment notification (01/KKNPP/HRM/2019) on 07/02/2019. The notification is for recruitment of Trade Apprentice. Here you will...
          Comment on 10 Misconceptions About Imperial Japan During WWII by Mark S.      Cache   Translate Page      
With all due respect, but get your historical facts straight first ... . Regarding 8: Stalin wasn't '... about to open up another front ... .'. As a matter of undisputed historical fact: He was already doing it. On morning of August 9, a few hours before the second nuke was dropped on Nagasaki, a force of 1.5 Million Soviet forces opened a massive offensive on Manchuria and completely obliterated the local Japanese occupation troops within less than 10 days. The Allies jointly agreed in Tehran that the Soviet Union would open a front within 3 months after the capitulation of Nazi Germany and they made the deadline just in time. Given the fact that Japan capitulated 6 days later on the 15th, there's a lot more credibility to the opinions of multiple historians who support the fact that Hiroshima and Nagasaki weren't the prime reason for the Japanese capitulation and that the impact of the Soviet war declaration on the 8th and the effects of the subsequent offensive should have been considered by the US before any decision was made to drop the nuclear bombs. Regarding 4: If you really want to get this point across, you might mention that the the bodycount of the firebombing of Tokyo was higher than the individual deaths of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
          Comment on Raptor fired at power level needed for Starship, Super Heavy by James Lunar Miner      Cache   Translate Page      
Is it "predicted that by 2020, half of all new satellites will carry" grossly propellant inefficient Raptor engines? Nope! Note: "Electric propulsion is now a mature and widely used technology on spacecraft. Russian satellites have used electric propulsion for decades[4] and it is predicted that by 2020, half of all new satellites will carry full electric propulsion.[5]" And, "As of 2013, over 200 spacecraft operated throughout the Solar System use electric propulsion for station keeping, orbit raising, or primary propulsion.[6]" And, "In the future, the most advanced electric thrusters may be able to impart a Delta-v of 100 km/s, which is enough to take a spacecraft to the outer planets of the Solar System (with nuclear power), but is insufficient for interstellar travel.[2][7]" From: "Electrically powered spacecraft propulsion" Wikipedia At: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Electrically_powered_spacecraft_propulsion
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From kites to nuclear reactors, technology companies around the world are finding new ways to harness power more efficiently and more cleanly.
          Civil Technologist - CAP Engineering - Whitehorse, YT      Cache   Translate Page      
Performing field nuclear density compaction testing. CAP Engineering is currently seeking Civil Technologists to join our Team in performing quality control...
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          Production Technologist, Fedoruk Centre - University of Saskatchewan - Saskatoon, SK      Cache   Translate Page      
Fedoruk Canadian Centre for Nuclear Innovation. It is licensed by the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission as a Class II Nuclear Facility, and its core activity... $49,500 - $81,750 a year
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          Technician (Medical Imaging) - University of Saskatchewan - Saskatoon, SK      Cache   Translate Page      
Radiography/fluoroscopy, ultrasonography, computed tomography (CT), optical coherence tomography (OCT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), nuclear medicine... $19.73 - $23.68 an hour
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          Intern - Field Engineering Technologist (Student) - SNC-Lavalin - Saskatoon, SK      Cache   Translate Page      
Density testing in-place using a nuclear densometer; We are currently seeking an intern to join the team in May 2019 for a 16 month term from the following...
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          Quality Control Assistant - Lab - Fedorowich Construction Ltd. - Yorkton, SK      Cache   Translate Page      
Other field responsibilities include completing surveys, or staking, as well as completing density testing with a nuclear densometer. Hiring for Spring 2019....
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          Transportation Civil Technologist - AECOM - Regina, SK      Cache   Translate Page      
Experience in soil testing including sieve analysis, proctor, Atterberg limits, unconfined pressure tests and nuclear density testing....
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          Technologist I/II - City of Regina - Regina, SK      Cache   Translate Page      
Perform field quality control and assurance testing on construction materials such as sampling concrete, soil or asphalt and performing nuclear density testing... $31.02 - $34.70 an hour
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          Field Engineering Technologist - SNC-Lavalin - Regina, SK      Cache   Translate Page      
Density testing in-place using a nuclear densometer; Job Description Summary....
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          Legal Advisor (1 Year Term) - Orano - Saskatchewan      Cache   Translate Page      
Is a subsidiary of the multinational Orano group offering products and services with high added value throughout the entire nuclear fuel cycle, from raw...
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          Engineering Physics - Professor - Polytechnique Montréal - Québec City, QC      Cache   Translate Page      
In engineering physics as well as graduate programs in engineering physics, nuclear engineering, and energy engineering....
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          Researcher – Nuclear Magnetic resonance - Employeur : Hydro-Québec – Centre d’excellence en électrification des transports et stockage d’énergie - Varennes, QC      Cache   Translate Page      
Phd majoring in Nuclear Magnetic Resonance or instrumental analysis. Experience in Fourier Transform InfraRed spectroscopy (FTIR) and Nuclear Magnetic Resonance...
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          Irradiation Operator - Nordion - Laval, QC      Cache   Translate Page      
This position is deemed a Nuclear Energy Worker (NEW). A Nuclear Energy Worker (NEW) is defined by the Nuclear Safety and Control Act as a person who is...
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          Operator/Mechanic - Nordion - Laval, QC      Cache   Translate Page      
This position is deemed a Nuclear Energy Worker (NEW). A Nuclear Energy Worker (NEW) is defined by the Nuclear Safety and Control Act as a person who is...
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          Director, Major Bids and Strategy - SNC-Lavalin - Mississauga, ON      Cache   Translate Page      
Reporting to the Vice-President, Bids and Strategy, Nuclear, the Director of Major Bids and Strategy has as a primary responsibility to lead and prepare major...
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          Vice President Bids & Strategy - SNC-Lavalin - Mississauga, ON      Cache   Translate Page      
Reporting to the Senior Vice-President, Marketing and Business Development, Nuclear, the VP of Bids and Strategy has as a primary responsibility to ensure the...
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          Production Technologist, Fedoruk Centre - University of Saskatchewan - Saskatoon, SK      Cache   Translate Page      
Department: Fedoruk Canadian Centre for Nuclear Innovation The Sylvia Fedoruk Canadian Centre for Nuclear Innovation (Fedoruk Centre) is inviting... $49,500 - $81,750 a year
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          Comment on The Court-Packing Threat to the Second Amendment by Robert      Cache   Translate Page      
First, the democrats did the same thing to Bush! Second, the democrats are the ones that used the "nuclear option first!
          Ética profesional en la universidad      Cache   Translate Page      
Para quienes ponemos la clave de bóveda de nuestros empeños educativos universitarios en la formación integral de los estudiantes, el aprendizaje de la ética profesional no puede ser una asignatura más del currículo académico, viene a ser casi como la cimbra sobre la que sostener inicialmente esa clave, ya que es la base que facilita construir y estructurar, armónica y coherentemente, las distintas dimensiones de la persona en relación consigo misma y con los demás, en el marco del ejercicio de la profesión. En el modelo formativo de mi tradición jesuítica, sin competencia ética las restantes competencias son baldías, pues el sentido ético endereza y marca un rumbo a las competencias técnicas asociadas a una titulación, ordena las diferentes facetas del ser humano, inclina a éste al recto gobierno de los asuntos públicos, lo compromete con sus semejantes y lo reconcilia con el fundamento y fin de toda la creación. Evidentemente, nadie «aprende» a comportarse éticamente como aprende a hacer integrales o geografía. Sobre ética claro que hay mucho que «saber» teóricamente, pero, en realidad y de verdad, la ética sólo se valida en el vivir. Sí se pueden enseñar y evaluar conocimientos de conceptos y argumentaciones de carácter ético, y aplicar tales herramientas a casos concretos, pero cosa distinta es medir la «cualidad» ética de una persona en sede académica. Dejó sentado Aristóteles que los principios y valores intelectualmente conocidos solo se incorporan al «carácter» al practicarlos: «Lo que hay que hacer después de haberlo aprendido, lo aprendemos haciéndolo…; así, practicando la justicia, nos hacemos justos». Y practicando repetidamente, adquirimos «hábitos», pues «una golondrina no hace verano, ni un solo día, y así tampoco hace venturoso y feliz un solo día o un poco tiempo». Así, el objetivo no ha de ser medir la cualidad moral de los alumnos, sino aportarles conocimientos gracias a los cuales la dimensión ética pase a ser nuclear en su experiencia universitaria y aplicable después en sus desempeños profesional y personal. Por eso el cultivo de las competencias que apuntan a la adquisición de una contextura personal ética debe contar con todas las acciones formativas que se despliegan en el aula, e incluso con el conjunto de actividades y relaciones que, más allá de la clase, se entablan en la entera universidad. Dentro de ese marco, los profesores y las asignaturas de ética profesional cumplen una importantísima función deíctica: la de mostrar el carácter medular de la ética y señalar que a todos los que integran la comunidad universitaria concierne formar en un profundo sentido ético de la profesión y en el compromiso por una sociedad más justa y solidaria, sea en el horizonte de la «ecología integral» (Papa Francisco), sea en el horizonte concomitante de los 17 ODS 2030 de la ONU. Cuando apuntamos certeramente en esa dirección, normalmente adviene la conciencia de que, para establecer los valores éticos necesarios para el desarrollo de las personas y de la sociedad, hace falta una antropología que dé base adecuada para comprender las relaciones entre los seres humanos, y de éstos y la tecnología, y de los humanos y el resto de las criaturas. En este sentido, conocer la «cultura» y el marco axiológico prevalente en nuestros alumnos se convierte en un importante cometido. Mi tesis es, pues, que la enseñanza y el aprendizaje de una materia específica dedicada a la ética profesional está más que justificada en la Universidad, sea cual sea la identidad de ésta (En Comillas, por ejemplo, los Estatutos Generales obligan a incluirla en los planes de estudio). Y que, junto a la asignatura específica, se debe evaluar también alguna competencia ética en otras materias de las distintas titulaciones. Pero ni la asignatura obligatoria ni la comprensión transversal lo tienen fácil en nuestro sistema universitario. El hecho de que la ética sea una asignatura que no integra de manera natural la formación académica de los planes de estudio según la configuración estandarizada de los mismos, condiciona que sea vista con desinterés o prevención, bien por ser considerada asignatura de menor valor, bien porque se le ponga el sambenito del adoctrinamiento. En todo caso, siendo realistas, ni la demanda de su implementación va a proceder de los estudiantes, ni tampoco de la mayoría de los empleadores o los legisladores. También es cierto que en la sociedad cada vez se escuchan más voces que reclaman para la ética mayor peso e importancia. Eso sí, cuando la asignatura de ética profesional existe, a sus profesores les viene el reto de «ganarse» a los alumnos. No se trata de pedir nada distinto a los profesores de ética de lo que se pide a los demás, sino de pedirles una peculiar profundidad en toda su actividad, paralela a la importancia que se concede a los objetivos a los que se asocia. Eso implica cuidar con esmero la coordinación, evaluación y programación; éstas no son cuestiones prosaicas de relevancia inferior, son cimientos de una buena ordenación de la asignatura y garantía de un eficaz y eficiente aprendizaje. Asimismo, el campo ético exige coherencia entre lo que se enseña y los aspectos actitudinales del que enseña. Supuesta la competencia científica, al profesor se le piden una serie de actitudes que contribuyan a la personalización de la enseñanza: tutela académica, presencia cercana, acompañamiento, atención a la diversidad… Y, por supuesto, integridad y ejemplaridad en el respeto a los alumnos, a los compañeros, a la institución, a las reglas y valores fundamentales del marco social. Extremos como la congruencia entre lo que se pide y se da o el cumplimiento de los compromisos adquiridos en las guías docentes, son pilares de la consolidación del proceso de docencia/aprendizaje. La enseñanza es una actividad apasionante, lo que transmitimos, también; más en un cambio de era como el que vivimos. Si cabe, esto se acentúa en el caso de una asignatura directamente vinculada al ser de la persona y de la sociedad, que incorpora un mensaje cargado de compromiso cívico. Dentro de la discreción, responsabilidad y respeto a la libertad debidas, debemos contagiar esperanza a nuestros estudiantes, que se aproximarán a su proceso de aprendizaje de una forma probablemente más favorable, si su profesor huye del engreimiento, aguanta pacientemente los malos momentos para convertirlos en oportunidades positivas, arrincona la pereza, invita valientemente a descubrir con él la verdadera vocación, comparte con los demás sus cualidades y se deja guiar por la sabiduría de otros; si se desprende de la queja y no se asfixia en la autorreferencialidad, y con todo ello se entrega con sus discípulos a la búsqueda de la verdad, el bien y la belleza. ------------------- Julio L. Martínez es rector de la Universidad Pontificia de Comillas
          President Trump says that after “productive” talks with North Korea, next summit slated for Hanoi      Cache   Translate Page      
Key Japanese outlet covering North Korea is now reporting that 'nuclear confrontation with U.S. is ending'
           Comment on Sinophobia Makes US Companies Unable to Give Play to Chinese Talents by Kwai Laan       Cache   Translate Page      
Very good account. According to an article Popular Science https://www.popsci.com/visa-bans-make-united-states-less-secure Qian was accused of being a communist and lost his security clearance. "Thirteen years before, while in grad school, Qian attended a social event that the FBI suspected was a meeting of the Pasadena Communist Party. They rejected Qian's application for U.S. citizenship. He lost his security clearance and was placed under house arrest. This was after years of contributing to the United States' aeronautic advancement. "Thirteen years before, while in grad school, Qian attended a social event that the FBI suspected was a meeting of the Pasadena Communist Party. They rejected Qian's application for U.S. citizenship. He lost his security clearance and was placed under house arrest. This was after years of contributing to the United States' aeronautic advancement. The last time the U.S. used security fears to steer its immigration policies, they chased away one of its top scientific minds and helped jumpstart a nuclear missile complex that now targets the U.S. As Cal Tech noted in an alumni award given to him in 1979, “No evidence was produced to substantiate the allegations, and [Qian] and his colleagues in academia, government, and industry protested that they were nonsense.” It didn't matter. Fear of outsiders trumped facts. Despite having so clearly contributed to U.S. security in the past and so evidently being a valued asset for the future, Qian was deported back to China in 1955. Dan Kimbal, then head of the US Navy, angrily commented, “It was the stupidest thing this country ever did. He was no more a Communist than I was, and we forced him to go.” "In China, the returning Qian was instead treated as a hero. Chinese leader Mao Zedong saw his expertise as a way to jumpstart China’s nuclear, missile, and space programs. Qian was set to work within the Chinese Academy of Science and helped establish the Institute of Mechanics in Beijing. "Over the next several decades, Qian became known as the “Father of Chinese Rocketry.” He worked on programs that ranged from the Dongfeng missile, the family of ballistic missiles that still make up China’s strategic arsenal that now targets the U.S. and its allies, the Chinese nuclear weapons program, and the Long March rockets that would carry China’s first satellite and then taikonauts into space. Qian’s impact was such that his old alma mater Cal Tech named him “one of the great scientist-engineers of the past century,” while science fiction writer Arthur C. Clarke would memorialize Qian by naming a spaceship after him in the science fiction novel 2010: Odyssey Two." The underlying factor is American arrogance and preconceived notion that the Chinese cannot innovate or invent. In the minds of the Americans there's not much one scientist do in an impoverished China (at that time). All the accusations of stealing technology from US are actually laughable because it is a Chinese (Quantity Xueshen) who was instrumental in developing US's ICBM and space shuttle programmes. It is Chinese intellectual property returning to China. History seems to be repeating itself. You can still hear silly comments that China can only copy and has no inventiveness.
          U.S. Envoy Voices Optimism Ahead of North Korea Nuclear Summit      Cache   Translate Page      
The U.S. special envoy for North Korea concluded three days of nuclear-disarmament talks in Pyongyang ahead of the second summit between Trump and Kim, expressing confidence that progress was possible.
          Nuclear Medicine Technologist      Cache   Translate Page      
Posted on: 2019-02-10

Geisinger Medical Center in Danville PA is seeking a Nuclear Medicine Technologist to join their team. In this position, you will use radioactive materials to assist in the diagnosis and treatment of illnesses or injuries.
This role works under the general supervision of the Nuclear Medicine Technical Specialist and reports directly to the Nuclear Medicine Team Leader.


MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Calibrates and assays isotope doses; prepares radioisotopes and radiopharmaceuticals.
Explains procedures and administers radiopharmaceuticals to patients; positions patients for procedures; provides protection to patients and personnel in accordance with prescribed safety standards.
Calibrates equipment and performs camera and computer quality control; operates selected equipment to perform radionuclide imaging including scanning, organ blood flow studies, organ function studies and PET/CT studies; processes images.
Performs semi-in-vitro studies in wet lab.
Utilizes RIS and EPIC Systems to maintain information required for accurate patient records.
Participates in educational training of students, including scanning techniques and patient care.
Follows policies and procedures to assure radiation safety. Confirms patient ID and DOB, pregnancy statues, and proper film badge use and return.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
Graduate of an accredited school of Nuclear Medicine Technology or training program and registered by the ARRT and/or NMTCB in Nuclear Medicine required.
CT certification required.
The specific statements shown in each section of this description are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job. About Geisinger
Geisinger Health System is an integrated health services organization widely recognized for its innovative use of the electronic health record and the development of innovative care delivery models such as ProvenHealth Navigator® and ProvenCare®. As one of the nation's largest health service organizations, Geisinger serves more than 3 million residents throughout 45 counties in central, south-central and northeast Pennsylvania, and also in southern New Jersey with the addition of AtlantiCare, a National Malcolm Baldridge Award recipient. The physician-led system is comprised of approximately 30,000 employees, including nearly 1,600 employed physicians, 12 hospital campuses, two research centers and a 510,000-member health plan, all of which leverage an estimated $8.9 billion positive impact on the Pennsylvania economy. Geisinger has repeatedly garnered national accolades for integration, quality and service. In addition to fulfilling its patient care mission, Geisinger has a long-standing commitment to medical education, research and community service. For more information, visit www.geisinger.org, or follow the latest Geisinger news and more on Twitter and Facebook.


** Does not qualify for J-1 waiver. We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.
Apply Here: http://www.geisinger.org/

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          Medical Imaging Senior Manager - Banner Health - Worland, WY      Cache   Translate Page      
Advanced certification by accrediting body in specialty required (MRI, Nuclear Medicine, CAT Scan, Mammography), if applicable....
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          CHINA STARTS WW3      Cache   Translate Page      
After the heat of the trade deals and North Korea ever closer to the possibility of complete cooperation with the US, President of the CCP, Xi Jinping, launches his attack on Taiwan as of 1:30 AM on 2/9/2019 so far US and Taiwanese troops have been engaging increasing hostile forces advancing onto Taiwanese soil. With the sudden attack on Taiwan, the US, Uk, Australia, and Japan have sent troops on the defensive and current talks with Russia as to negotiate with China is underway. Threats of nuclear war has never been felt so real since the Cold War.
News article:
https://www.latlmes.com/breaking/china-d eclares-war-with-the-us-after-invading-t aiwan-1
          Various Artists - TRAX British Made (1989) with Bonus Track      Cache   Translate Page      
(Various Artists 60-70's)
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This is one in a series of compilation albums released by TRAX records (a subsidiary of EMI), namely British Made, Australian Made and American Made.  These compilations pay tribute to some of their most popular native artists and bands, showcasing some of the greatest songs every released during the 60's and 70's. The following post pays tribute some of the most popular and successful artists/bands from the U.K.
While looking at the 'Hall of Fame' listing on the back cover of this album, it was obvious that one name was missing, and so I have filled the gap by including Black Sabbath's mega hit "Paranoid" as a bonus track.
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Deep Purple - "Smoke on the Water"
When British heavy metal rockers Deep Purple arrived at the Montreux Casino, Switzerland, they were planning to record their album, Machine Head, in its concert area. On the eve of the recording session, Frank Zappa And The Mothers Of Invention were performing at the venue, where a concertgoer - later dubbed "some stupid" in "Smoke On The Water" - let off a flare gun, igniting a fire that burnt the casino to the ground.
The fire started small, but after part of the ceiling collapsed, Zappa ordered the audience out of the hall, He later recalled in an interview, "The auditorium filled with smoke and shortly after, the band had to escape through the backstage tunnel, [and] the heating system exploded blowing several people through the window. Though no one was killed, Deep Purple were forced to find alternate recording space with the help of Claude Nobs, founder of the Montreux Jazz Festival and one of that the heroes of that night, who pulled several kids from the fire, which destroyed Zappa's equipment and put the venue out of commission until 1975.
Deep Purple's iconic track from their album Machine Head "Smoke On The Water," which chronicles the events of that night, "came to me in a dream one or two mornings after the fire," bassist Roger Glover once said. Meanwhile, guitarist Ritchie Blackmore did justice to the drama of the event by adorning the lyric with a menacing four-note blues lick that is now probably the most famous riff in hard rock history [by Sara Farr. Date December 4, 1971 Country Switzerland]


Free - "All Right Now"
Pure and unadulterated, Free emerged as keepers of the flickering flame jf the British blues in a quartet of beautiful balance. Paul Rodgers's Huskily yearning vocals, clothes courtesy of the small ads in Melody Maker; Paul Kossoff stretching his timeless guitar licks with his Les Paul's sustain; teenage Andy Fraser's mile-wide bass; rock-steady Simon Kirke 4/4'ing the whole together on drums. Their manifesto was nowhere better proclaimed than on their 1970 hit "All Right Now".
Alexis Korner had suggested that they call themselves Free after his own blues trio Free At Last, and seemingly erupting out of nowhere, they found themselves up amongst the headline acts at the Isle of Wight Festival of 1970. Yet they were never able to build completely on that success, not least through trying to keep Paul Kossoffs drug addiction under control. 1973's 'Wishing Well', Free's final single, was a heartfelt plea from Rodgers to Kossoff - he failed to heed the song's message, and was dead within three years.

Jethro Tull - "Thick As Brick [edited version]"
Named after an eighteenth century agriculturalist, Jethro Tull recorded a one-off single that unfortunately appeared under the name "Jethro Toe" before building a reputation on the club and university circuit in the U.K. Incorporating rock, blues, folk, and jazz elements, their excellent 1968 debut album 'This Was' reached the UK Top 10. Their second set, Stand Up, released on August 1,1969, was Jethro Tull's only British chart-topper The contagious "Living In The Past" was a Transatlantic hit.
Firmly installed at the forefront of the burgeoning progressive rock scene, Tull were the first rock band of note to feature the flute as lead instrument. Yet in direct ontrast to the introverted appearance that instrument might suggest, they possessed a strong visual image thanks to the onstage antics of their leaser,singer, chief songwriter, and flautist lan Anderson, whose persona can best be described as that of a hopping, bug-eyed tramp. The cover of their 1971 release Aqualung partially conveyed that. As the 70s progressed, the Tull became more popular in America than at home, with "Thick As A Brick" (1972) and "A Passion Play" (1973) both topping the U.S. album charts.
An erratic, wilfully perverse band, Jethro Tull have also embraced folk rock, hard rock, and world music at various stages in their lengthy career, indeed, that refusal to be categorized led to an unlikely triumph in the late '80s, when their album 'Crest Of A Knave' saw off Metallica to win a Grammy for Best Hard Rock/Metal Performance [by David Wells]


Supertramp - "Take The Long Way Home"
Formed in 1969 with the progressive agenda of making rock music which aspired away from dancing teenagers towards sedentary students, Supertramp eventually became a pop band - in all but image. Their combination of facelessness and chart success was the kind of thing only possible before the age of MTV.
Keyboardist Rick Davies and guitarist Roger Hodgson dominated the songwriting and singing, the latter's talent for quirky tunes giving him the upper tend as, with each album they released from 1974's Crime Of The Century, their fan-base and expectations of selling more next time grew. As the band's success had waxed with Crisis? What Crisis? (1975) and Even In J^e Quietest Moments (1977), the Britons relocated to me U.S. Breakfast in America (1979) was made in Los Angeles, every note soaked in FM radio sunshine. With the band themselves lacking in star personality, record cover imagery - spread across the foot-square canvas
of an LP sleeve plus press and billboard advertising -mattered a lot for them. The Breakfast in America sleeve's spoof Manhattan with cereal box skyscrapers and a diner waitress statue of Liberty was both clever and sunny. The music matched, with the singles "The Logical Song" (an infectious and dazzling exercise in rhyming words ending with "-al"), "Take the Long Way Home," "Goodbye Stranger," and "Breakfast In America" propelling the album to No. 1 in the U.S. charts on May 19,1979, where it resided cumulatively for six weeks. [by Mat Snow]


The Kinks - "Lola"
Given Ray Davies' later dominance, it's worth recalling that it was the Kink's guitarist Dave Davies, his frenetic younger brother, who gave the group's first singles their substantial mettle: he ripped up the speakers in his practice amp and hooked them with a couple of his Vox amps for the raw sound of 'You Really Got Me'. Dave and Ray fought constantly, like all good brotherly bands, but Ray's songwriting skills held sway. By 'Dedicated Follower Of Fashion' and 'Waterloo Sunset' the Kinks had segued to the very model of an English band, with their neatly observed cameos of life in Blighty, always serious but blessed with a twinkling, crinkled smile.
From there on it was but a sprightly stroll towards some concept albums, success in America following 'Lola' ('Celluloid Heroes' was the Hollywood parallel of 'Waterloo') and obeisance from Paul Weller, Supergrass and Blur - whose single 'Country House' was an undisguised tribute to the Kinks' 1966 'House In The Country'.
"Playing gives a great sense of self-expression, the energy you create by playing. I  used to get mad,
and I suppose I'm sort of schizophrenic at heart as well." [quote by  Dave Davies]
Interesting fact with their 1970 hit single "Lola".  The BBC banned the track for a different reason. The original song recorded in stereo had the word "Coca-Cola" in the lyrics, but because of BBC Radio's policy against product placement, Ray Davies was forced to make a 6000-mile round-trip flight from New York to London and back on June 3, 1970, interrupting the band's American tour, to change those words to the generic "cherry cola" for the single release, which is included on various compilation albums as well.

David Essex - "Rock On"
Rock On is the debut album of U.K singer/songwriter David Essex, released in 1973. Its lead single and title track, "Rock On", is still Essex's best known song in the United States. David Essex wrote this "rocker" to play at the end of the 1973 movie "That'll Be The Day."
Born David Albert Cook, in London in 1947, "Essex" loved playing soccer as a kid...and even dreamed of becoming a pro player. In his teens, he discovered music...playing drums in a local band before becoming a singer.
For the next two years, he toured England with the band 'David Essex And The Mood Indigo' releasing seven more singles in his native UK, before 1970! It was then that Essex also started honing his acting skills, grabbing small parts in small movies...and notably, he won the lead role in the London stage version of "Godspell" in 1971. His involvement with "Godspell" led to him being cast in the movie "That'll Be The Day," along with Ringo Starr and Keith Moon!!
Essex's movie character was a working class, aspiring rocker in pre-Beatles England...
He asked producer David Puttnam if he could write the movie's ending song...and Puttnam said....sure.
"Rock On" addressed the restless nature of his film character...a rock artist-wannabe, going through tough times. The song was also a tribute to the early days of Rock 'N' Roll...making mention of Carl Perkins' "Blue Suede Shoes" and "Summertime Blues" by Eddie Cochran!
Puttnam listened to the finished song, and decided not to use it for the film...saying that it was 'too weird"!   Not to be discouraged, David Essex eventually used "Rock On" to secure a recording deal with the CBS Records. "Rock On" would be his first single on the CBS label.
And so, FINALLY, everything came together for Essex as both a singer and actor!

Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel - "Make Me Smile (Come Up And See Me)
"Make Me Smile (Come Up and See Me)" is a song by British rock band Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel, released as the lead single from the band's 1975 album The Best Years of Our Lives. It was written by Harley, and produced by Harley and Alan Parsons. In February 1975, the song reached the number-one spot on the UK chart and received a UK Silver certification. It spent nine weeks in the Top 50. The track marked Harley’s first Number 1 hit single, entered the Top 10 in 15 countries and has sold around 1.5 million copies to date.
“People keep asking me, did I know at the time how successful Make Me Smile would become?,” Harley told Official Charts.com. “I was 23 years old and wouldn't have been considering the long-term future.
“But we all knew, in number two studio at Abbey Road, after we'd re-mixed it, that something special might just be in the air.”
“Alan Parsons, my co-producer and engineer, did a fantastic job,” he continued. “Which is why the record sounds so fresh and bright on the radio to this day, a full 40 years on!"


The Pretenders - "Brass In Pocket"
Chrissie Hynde moved to England in the early 70's, looking for the kind of magic the British invasion had promised to an alienated girl in Akron, Ohio. What she found was punk, and she immersed herself in it. When in 1978, she founded The Pretenders with three Hereford lads - guitarist James Honeyman-Scott, bassist Pete Farndon, and drummer Martin Chambers - something - to use a phrase from this song - so special was born: a rock band with a punk attitude and pop smarts.
The title "Brass In Pocket" came from an English northern expression for having money about one's person, although the song is concerned with matters carnal rather than financial. In Hynde's lyric and vocals, she adopts a masculine predatory approach, announcing, "There's nobody else here, no one like me,#source%3Dgooglier%2Ecom#https%3A%2F%2Fgooglier%2Ecom%2Fpage%2F%2F10000" although a shadow of vulnerability reveals itself in the way every chorus rises in an indignant insistence that she has to have some of her quarry's attention.
The song - which at one point Hynde told producer Chris Thomas would be released over her dead body - became the first UK No. 1 of the '80s on January 19, 1980 helped on its way to the top by a slinky back beat, a clean guitar sound, Hynde's throaty but velvety voice, and the frisson generated by nobody being able to tell in her litany of what she was going to use to get her man whether she was singing "Gonna use my arms" or "arse." [by Ignacio Julia]

Thunderclap Newman - "Something In The Air"
When Thunderclap Newman made UK No. 1 on July 5,1969, during the last summer of the '60s, their song "Something In The Air" almost seemed like a hymn to the Sixties' revolutionary spirit. By 2000, its composer, John "Speedy" Keen, had sanctioned the track's use in a way the idealistic young man who wrote it would have been horrified by back in 1969: as background music in a commercial for the ultimate corporate airline British Airways.
The trio who formed Thunderclap Newman -drummer/vocalist Keen, conservative-looking barrel house pianist Andy Newman, and a precocious 15-year-old guitarist named Jimmy McCulloch - were originally recruited by The Who's Pete Townshend for a movie soundtrack. That this ad hoc group was mismatched was illustrated by the fact that their one album Hollywood Dream (1969) contained some good songs which collectively never seemed to gel. Even on "Something In The Air," Keen's ethereal, floating melody
was interrupted by an incongruous Newman honky-tonk piano break. However, on this track at least it worked and Keen's plaintive, reedy voice forewarning that the revolution was imminent and intoning the rousing refrain "We have got to get it together - now!" was all over the airwaves upon the record's release.
Little did Keen and his colleagues know that the song was really one last act of defiance by their generation before their ideals died with the start of a new, more cynical decade. [by Sean Egan]

Joe Cocker - "With A Little Help From My Friends"
Joe Cocker's flailing arms, parodied by John Belushi on Saturday Night Live, always gave the impression of a man who was out of control, an impression sometimes heightened by Cocker's lifestyle: it belied a deep, respectful passion for R'n'B, and Ray Charles in particular. After paying hard-earned dues around northern clubs, his rise to fame was swift: a UK Number One single with his cover of 'With A Little Help From My Friends' (the friends included Jimmy Page and Steve Winwood), and notable appearances at Woodstock and the Isle of Wight. The rambling, shambling Mad Dogs ft Englishmen tour of the US, organised by Leon Russell in 1970, was a saga of exhaustion (sixty gigs in three months) and self-destruction, and the strain nearly did for him. But Cocker was made of Sheffield steel, re-emerging to duet with Jennifer Warnes on 'Up Where We Belong' and jump-start his career.

Rod Stewart - "Maggie May"
In the '60s, The Beatles had topped UK and U.S.single and album charts all at the same time but never technically with the same product, it took Rod Stewart to achieve what even the mighty Fabs hadn't. Still the frontman of The Faces but increasingly becoming better known for his solo albums, in 1971 Stewart recorded his LP masterpiece, 'Every Picture Tells A story'. As usual, it was made up of a highly unusual mixture of folk, soul, and rock, an epic version of "I'm Losing You" rubbing shoulders with Stewarts beautiful rustic evocation of frontier life, "Mandolin Wind." It also featured a collaboration between Stewart and classical guitarist Martin Quittenton about the artist's first sexual conquest.
Despite a raunchy theme and a catchy, jangling melody set off by an arresting mandolin solo, all driven home by Stewart's unique emotional rasp, Mercury Records didn't think that the song was hit material, relegating it to a B-side, instead, "Reason To Believe" was chosen as the album's single. But fate in the form of DJ opinion intervened, and the single "Maggie May" was given the radio play she deserved; on October 9, 1971, the song topped the singles charts in the UK. it had made the top spot in the United States on October 2, the same day as the album had topped the U.S. album charts. With the album also lodged at NO. 1 in Britain, it made for an unprecedented double-double whammy. [by Melissa Blease]

Elton John - "Your Song"
Elton John is a superstar in the truest sense of the word. It might sound corny, but Elton is one of the few performers not only to survive the seventies but actually to blossom during their fickle years. Unlike most "stars" of this decade who have a nasty habit of disappearing within the span of three albums, John has risen from total obscurity to the top of the heap—outselling just about all the current competition. He is to the children of the seventies what the Beatles and the Stones were to the sixties' generation.
In 1969, Elton's first single, Lady Samantha, was released. It was a well-received but stiffed. By the time Elton's first album, 'Empty Sky', was released, the world was aware of his presence. The record, unreleased stateside until 1975, was fairly crude, produced on a four-track tape deck by Brown. But it proved that Taupin-John had talent. Brown allowed Gus Dudgeon to take over for his follow up LP and the hit single "Your Song" appeared at the top of the charts. Released as the B-Side to "Take me To The Pilot", U.S and disc jockeys preferred it to the A-Side and played "Your Song " instead.  Elton's career had started in earnest.  Your Song was also released as a single in the UK in 1971, but in this case it was the A-Side.
From that point onward, Elton and Bernie continued to grow in every musical respect and the hits kept on coming and coming. The rest of course is history.


Dave, Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick & Tich - "The Legend Of Xanadu"
Dave, Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick & Tich were a flamboyant quintet, named after the five friends' nicknames, formed in Salisbury in 1961. From 1965 to January 1970, the group spent more weeks in the UK singles charts than The Kinks or The Who. They first entered the UK charts in December 1965 with "You Make it Move".
A string of hits followed including Hold Tight!, Bend It! and Save Me and a UK number one single with the whip-cracking "Legend of Xanadu", in 1968. In fact, they were such hit-makers that they spent more time on the English singles charts in 1965 to 1969 than the Beatles!
Two of their albums charted - their eponymous debut, in 1966, followed a year later by If Music Be the Food of Love... Then Prepare for Indigestion.

T-Rex - "Get It On"
By March 1971, Marc Bolan was on the top of the world, and at the top of the charts. Just three months after his band T Rex's "Ride A White Swan" frustratingly stalled at No. 2, their latest single, "Hot Love' had risen to No. 1 and the band were back at Top Of The Pops, to perform the hit for the nation.
Marc was looking cool that afternoon. He'd just picked up a new silver lame jacket and matched it with hip-hugging white trousers. But, as he picked up his guitar to head out onto the soundstage, he felt a hand on his arm. He looked around; it was Chelita Secunda, a publicist friend of Bolan's wife June. "One thing before you go..." Deftly, Chelita daubed some eye-shadow "across his face, and then brought out some glitter, patting it across his cheekbones, tiny teardrops that shimmered in the light. Musicians had worn make-up onstage before, but this was something new, something bold. He now looked glamorous - but, shockingly, glamorous in the way that a woman would - something accentuated by his corkscrew curls, which always looked suspiciously like a lady's permanent. It didn't matter that the cameras didn't close in on Bolan's face until the final chorus of the performance, the "La la la" that chased "Hot Love" to its fade. One glimpse of it - a blinding sparkle beneath the studio lamps - was all it took to ignite glam rock, the dominant sartorial style of the UK charts over the following years.
Following the success of  "Hot Love",  Bolan released his next single soon after called "Get It On", taken from his highly acclaimed LP 'Electric Warrior', which shot to #1 on the charts, reaffirming that Glam Rock was the next big thing in pop music.   [by Dave Thompson]

The Sweet - "Ballroom Blitz"
Having scored early successes with shamelessly teenybop-oriented singles like "Funny Funny" and "Co-Co" (penned by the prolific hit-making duo Micky Chinn and Mike Chapman), Sweet turned a corner with the heavy-riffing "Wig-Warn Bam," which entered the UK Top 75 on September 9,1972. Their following series of Top 10 entries, although still master-minded by the Chinnichap duo, saw them shift effortlessly into relentlessly pounding heavy rock, albeit shot through with a frivolity that was essentially pop ("Blockbuster," "Hellraiser," "Ballroom Blitz," "Teenage Rampage"). Simultaneously, Sweet's classic line-up of Brian Connolly (vocals), Andy Scott (guitar), Steve Priest (bass), and Mick Tucker (drums) left no stone unturned in their relentless search for new eye-catching costumes, exploring every possibility inherent in outrageous coiffure, glitter, sequins, face paint, loin cloths, and feathers, not to mention a penchant for shiny metallic thigh-length boots. This quest to go further out than T Rex, Slade, and the rest won them recognition as the band who had taken the glam look to the outer limits.
This accolade proved a two-edged sword, with many critics writing them off as little more than low-grade teen fodder. In retrospect, however, it's hard to deny that Connolly's expressive vocalizing, Tucker's imaginative powerhouse percussion, and Scott's all-round musicianship set them apart from most of the competition. Indeed, when Scott replaced Chinnichap as Sweet's songwriter, he delivered gems like "Fox On The Run" and the Ivor Novello Award-winning "Love Is Like Oxygen."

So, how did their 1973 hit "Ballroom Blitz" come about? It was art out of chaos. Pop art. The Sweet‘s “Ballrooom Blitz”, Glam Rock’s catchiest, trashiest, most lovable song, came from a riot that saw the band bottled off the stage, at the Grand Hall, Palace Theater, Kilmarnock, Scotland, in 1973. Men spat, while women screamed to drown out the music. Not the response expected for a group famous for their string of chart hits, “Little Willy”, “Wig-Wag Bam” and the number 1, “Block Buster”.
Why it happened has since led to suggestions that the band’s appearance in eye-shadow, glitter and lippy (in particular the once gorgeous bass player Steve Priest) was all too much for the hard lads and lassies o’ Killie.   When the man at the back of the theatre said "everyone attack", and the room turned into a ballroom blitz. Whatever the cause of the chaos, it gave Glam Rock a work of art, and Sweet, one of their finest songs. [by Gavin Michie]


Roy Wood and Wizzard - "See My Baby Jive"
Written by singer Roy Wood, who made his name in the 60s as co-founder of The Move, "See My Baby Jive" was among Wizzard’s six top 10 hits.
Wood performed with other local groups until forming The Move with Carl Wayne, Bev Bevan, Ace Kefford and Trevor Burton in 1966. They secured a recording contract and their first single, Night Of Fear, reached number two while Blackberry Way topped the charts. The Move enjoyed five other top 10 hits, including Flowers In The Rain, the first song played on Radio 1.
“While still recording with The Move, Wood formed the Electric Light Orchestra with Bev and Jeff Lynne as he wanted to create pop songs with classical overtones. He co-wrote and co-produced the first album before forming Wizzard.

“Wizzard's first five singles were top 10 hits. Their debut song, "Ball Park Incident", climbed to number six in 1972, followed by two number ones, "See My Baby Jive" and "Angel Fingers".  After Wizzard, Wood concentrated on solo work and producing.

Black Sabbath - "Paranoid" [bonus track]
Faced with the challenge of capitalizing on a successful first album, Black Sabbath responded with the soundtrack for an urban nightmare. Sabbath - bassist "Geezer" Butler, guitarist Tony lommi, drummer "Bill Ward, and vocalist John "Ozzy" Osbourne - specialised in dark, bluesy power chords and grinding sense of doom. Though common currency for today's heavy rockers, this sounded like nothing less than the Devil's playlist to listeners still grappling with the demise of The Beatles.
Sabbath's heaviness was distinct from Led Zeppelin's. The latter's music revolved around sex. Sabbath talked of anything but. On Paranoid, they addressed militarism ("War Pigs"), heroin abuse ("Hand if Doom"), comic book rumbles ("Iron Man"), and the aftermath of nuclear war ("Electric Funeral"). For a great many record buyers, however, Paranoid's most relevant numbers evoked horrors closer to home. On the title track, the band - at loggerheads with management, reeling from an exhaustive tour schedule - may have been speaking from the heart or simply posturing. Either way, the song "Paranoid" - an unexpected hit single and one so unusually uptempo as to make one think it was by their speedier metal rivals Deep Purple - remains one of rock's most harrowing depictions of mental anguish ("People think I'm insane because I am frowning all the time").

Their eponymous debut of the previous February was the album that for many kick-started the whole heavy metal genre but Paranoid is Black Sabbath's masterpiece. [by Ralph Heibutzki]
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This post consists of MP3's (320kps) ripped from my CD copy of this EMI compilation and includes full album artwork for CD & Vinyl. I'd also like to acknowledge the inclusion of record label scans, kindly supplied by  Mr.Purser with thanks.  As mentioned, I've included Black Sabbath's mammoth hit "Paranoid" as a closing bonus track to counter balance the opening mega hit "Smoke On The Water " by Deep Purple. Hope you enjoy this great British sampler.


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Track Listing
01. Deep Purple - "Smoke on the Water"
02. Free - "All Right Now"
03. Jethro Tull - "Thick As Brick [edited version]"
04. Supertramp - "Take The Long Way Home"
05. The Kinks - "Lola" 
06. David Essex - "Rock On"
07. Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel - "Make Me Smile (Come Up And See Me)
08. The Pretenders - "Brass In Pocket"
09. Thunderclap Newman - "Something In The Air"
10. Joe Cocker - "With A Little Help From My Friends"
11. Rod Stewart - "Maggie May"
12. Elton John - "Your Song"
13. Dave, Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick & Tich - "The Legend Of Xanadu"
14. T-Rex - "Get It On"
15. The Sweet - "Ballroom Blitz"
16. Roy Wood and Wizzard - "See My Baby Jive"
17. Black Sabbath - "Paranoid" [Bonus Track] 
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TRAX British Made Link (156Mb)
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The Girl in the Spider
Anyone familiar with the franchise will know the tone and premise of these movies. This movie does feel like a departure from the tone and feel of the originals and that may or may not be a good thing, depending on how invested you are in the written material. There is far less of the feminism which permeates the first 3 movies, this may be a reflection of current mood and also the fact that its just not sensible to have a main character who hates and targets men, when the audience is predominately male. The story is about a nuclear weapons controller which is stolen by a gang of thugs, headed up by a criminal mastermind. This could not be any more of a Bond movie if it tried. Lisabeth Salander basically does what Bond does - silly stunts, gadgets, sleeps with women but discards them, wins unbelievable fist fights and can jump from tall buildings and land with barely a scratch. If you enjoy the Bond movies you will likely enjoy this, it has a similar style and level of action. Its nowhere near as dark as the original trilogy although there is a brief episode of gore. Claire Foy was decent enough as the lead though I still prefer those that came before her in Noomi Rapace and Rooney Mara. This movie certainly wont satisfy the die hard Salander fans who want to see the same story about bad men being bad to women all over again getting their comeuppance.

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Execucions de Jerez del 10 de febrer de 1892

Execucions de Jerez del 10 de febrer de 1892

- Execucions de Jerez: El 10 de febrer de 1892 a la plaça Belén de Jerez (Cadis, Andalusia, Espanya) són executats amb garrot pels botxins de Madrid, Sevilla i Granada, els anarquistes Manuel Fernández Reina (Busiqui), José Fernández Lamela, Manuel Silva Leal (El Lebrijano) i Antonio Zarzuela Granja, víctimes de la repressió sorgida arran de la revolta pagesa del mes anterior. El 8 de gener de 1892 va esclatar, al crit «Visca la Revolució social!», una insurrecció camperola a Jerez, ràpidament sufocada. Els dirigents d'aquest assaig de col·lectivisme agrari en foren detinguts i torturats. Fou l'executor madrileny qui primer va estrènyer la rosca a Busiqui; després el sevillà va fer el mateix amb Lamela i, finalment, el granadí acabà amb la vida de Zarzuela i d'El Lebrijano. No arribà a quinze minuts el temps que passà perquè tot acabés. Després, per exemple públic, els cadàvers romangueren exposats fins cap al tard. Aquestes execucions provocaran la radicalització de les postures d'alguns grups anarcocomunistes partidaris de la línia d'acció directa i individual. L'atemptat de Paulí Pallàs, del 24 de setembre de 1893, obrirà la dinàmica de repressió-anarcoterrorisme-repressió, que ja no s'aturarà fins als inicis del segle XX.

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Capçalera de "La Révolte"

Capçalera de La Révolte

- Surt La Révolte: El 10 de febrer de 1935 surt a Bordeus (Aquitània, Occitània) el primer número del periòdic bimensual La Révolte. Organe anarchiste du Sud-Ouest. Era una mena de continuació de Lucifer. Organe de Pensée Libre et de culture individuelle (1929-1931, 1934-1935). Va ser editat pels germans Aristide Lapeyre, que s'ocupà de la redacció i de l'administració, i Paul Lapeyre, que s'encarregà de la gerència, la qual fou continuada per D. Fourton. Tractà especialment el procés judicial anomenat de «Les esterilitzacions de Bordeus», del qual Aristide Lapeyre n'era un dels protagonistes. En el número 16, de l'1 de novembre de 1935, publicà un «Appel aux groupes anarchistes-communistes de Toulouse», de la Federació Local dels Grups Anarquistes de Tolosa de Llenguadoc. Trobem articles de Lucien Barbedette, Raoul-Albert Bodinier, Charles Boussinot, Paul Caubet, G. Coupe, Fred Durtain, Fernand Elosu, Henri Eychenne, Henri Fourcade, D. Fourton, Aristide Lapeyre, Paul Lapeyre, Émile Lecouturier, L. Lorillard, Arthur Mallet, Max Maury, Marius Parsonneau, André Prévotel i Jean Serru, entre d'altres. El periòdic edità al menys dos fullets, Le 6 février (1935), de Paul Lapeyre, i Allons enfants de la Patrie! Jeunes gens, voulez-vous vivre ou mourir? (1936), de Raoul-Albert Bodinier. En sortiren 21 números, l'últim el 5 de juny de 1936.

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Naixements

Octave Jahn

Octave Jahn

- Octave Jahn: El 10 de febrer de 1869 neix a Cherbourg (Baixa Normandia, França) el militant i propagandista anarquista Octave Jahn, també conegut com Souvarine. Telegrafista als 15 anys, va organitzar en 1884 la primera vaga d'aquest sector a París. Son pare el va amenaçar a internar-lo en un reformatori i va decidir a fugir; sortosament va trobar refugi a casa de la periodista llibertària Caroline Remy (Séverine). En 1886 va participar amb Tortelier, Marie Murjas, Tennevin, Niquet, Bidault i altres en la creació a París de la Lliga dels Antipatriotes, que va editar nombrosos cartells i va organitzar conferències antimilitaristes. En 1887 va ser un dels redactors amb Tennevin, Murjas i Paillette del periòdic parisenc L'Avant-garde Cosmopolite. També va fundar el grup «Les pieds plats», especialitzat en realitzar les mudances clandestines dels llogaters que no pagaven els arrendaments, i de la qual va compondre una cançó del mateix que es va popularitzar. Fugint de diverses condemnes i de la repressió es va refugiar a Bèlgica, on va prendre part en la vaga de maig de 1897 a la conca de l'Hainault, on es va distingir en els mítings pel seu discurs vehement i revolucionari. Detingut, va ser condemnat a dos anys i mig de presó per «provocació i destrucció de la propietat». Va ser internat a la presó de Mons, on el febrer de 1898 va caure malalt. Va ser alliberat la primavera de 1899 i va marxar a Barcelona, per retornar aviat a causa de la persecució de les autoritats espanyoles. El juliol de 1899 va realitzar una gran gira de conferències per Occitània. Instal·lat a Lió, va organitzar mítings, conferències i campanyes abstencionistes, fets pels quals va aconseguir nombroses condemnes i multes. L'agost de 1890 va començar a treballar de tipògraf i va ser un dels organitzadors del grup «La Jeunesse Cosmopolite», format per una vintena de militants especialitzat en la lluita antimilitarista i d'ajuda als desertors i insubmisos, i que tenia la seva seu al cafè Marcellin (105 Avenue de Saxe). El 16 i 17 d'agost de 1890 va participar com a delegat de Cambéry en el congrés de grups anarquistes de la regió de Ginebra, que va donar lloc a la fundació de la Federació Internacional de Reivindicacions Proletàries, el secretari de la qual serà Chomat. L'11 d'octubre de 1890 va fer, amb Paul Bernard i Claude Colas, una conferència a Roanne a resultes de la qual van ser condemnats tots tres en rebel·lia a un any de presó i a 100 francs de multa per fer «crida a l'assassinat». Amb Paul Bernard va participar en la preparació d'un Congrés Regional de la Regió Est fundador d'una Federació dels Obrers Reunits, basat en la tàctica de la vaga general i en l'entrada dels anarquistes en els sindicats; aquest congrés va ser presidit per un míting a la Sala Rivière el 31 d'octubre de 1890, on es va reivindicar la vaga general, el Primer de Maig i la propaganda pel fet. L'endemà, l'1 de novembre, va començar al cafè Marcellin el congrés que va agrupar 150 delegats, malgrat el boicot de certs anarquistes contraris a les posicions violentes de Jahn. El 2 de novembre la policia va detenir cinc delegats, però Jahn no va ser detingut ja que davant el boicot a les seves postures havia marxat a Suïssa. El 22 de novembre de 1890 va ser condemnat en rebel·lia a dos anys de presó i a 100 francs de multa per «provocació a l'assassinat i al pillatge». Alguns dies més tard, el 8 de desembre, l'Audiència del Loira el va condemnat a una nova pena d'un any de presó i a 100 francs de multa per les mateixes raons. Refugiat de bell nou a Catalunya, va militar al País Valencià i va fundar en 1893 el periòdic La Controversia, del qual es van editar cinc números. Des de la península va enviar articles al periòdic Le Pot à Colle, publicat per L. Guérineau. En 1894, després d'una breu estada a Alger, on va ser condemnat l'abril d'aquell any a un mes de presó, va retornar a França on ràpidament va rebre noves condemnes: dos anys de presó per «provocació a l'assassinat, al pillatge i a l'incendi» (20 de maig de 1894 a l'Audiència del Roine), sis mesos de presó (15 de juny de 1894 al Tribunal de Marsella), un any de presó per «provocació a l'assassinat i al pillatge» (15 de juny de 1894 a l'Audiència del Loira). El maig de 1894 va fugir de Lió i des de Marsella va embarcar-se a Algèria, però va ser detingut i transferit a Marsella el juny de 1894. Instal·lat a Marsella a partir de 1895, va passar dos anys a la presó per una nova condemna de la qual no va poder fugir. Alliberat el setembre de 1897, va marxar a Londres, on va treballar de rentaplats en un restaurant. L'abril de 1898 es va instal·lar a Marsella, després de passar per Jarnac. Va albergar la militant anarquista catalana Salut Borràs Saperas (1878-1954) --vídua de Lluís Mas, afusellat a Montjuïc (Barcelona) el 1897, i filla de l'internacionalista anarquista Martí Borràs-- i sos dos infants, i amb qui s'unirà més tard sentimentalment; també va albergar un temps Jean Marestan. Fins al març de 1899 va participar en totes les activitats anarquistes dels grups de Marsella i es va especialitzar en cantar cançons anarquistes en festes familiars i de companyó. Entre març i juny de 1898 va participar en la redacció de Le Libertaire instal·lat aleshores a Marsella. En aquesta època va col·laborar en diversos periòdics, com ara Le Cri de révolte, fundat per G. A. Bordes, i Le Journal du Peuple, fundat per Sébastine Faure. En 1899 es va instal·lar al barri parisenc de la Goutte d'Or. A partir de 1901 es va instal·lar a Angulema on va fer feina de representant d'un fabricant de conyac. Després va marxar de bell nou a Catalunya, on es va casar amb Salut Borràs i on va romandre fins al 1909, quan va emigrar a Mèxic sota el pseudònim de Souvarine. Al país asteca va col·laborar en el moviment revolucionari i en 1915 va participar en la revista Ariete, òrgan de la «Casa del Obrero Mundial». Entre gener i setembre de 1915 va ser secretari d'un coronel de l'exèrcit d'Emiliano Zapata. El 10 d'octubre de 1915 va participar en la inauguració de l'Escola Racionalista de Mèxic, segons el model de Francesc Ferrer i Guàrdia, i el novembre, amb Rafael Quintero, Agustín Aragón, L. Camacho Escamilla i altres, va fundar l'«Ateneo Ciencia, Luz y Verdad». En 1916, com a delegat de la «Casa del Obrero Mundial» i del sindicat dels terrelloners mexicans, va realitzar una gira de conferències a França sobre la Revolució mexicana i va escriure nombrosos articles sobre el tema, especialment al periòdic Ce qu'il faut dire, de Sébastien Faure, realitzant també un monogràfic sobre el president mexicà Carranza en el periòdic Les Hommes du jour. El 12 d'agost de 1916 va ser un dels oradors, juntament amb Sébastien Faure, Lepetit i Schneider, en el funeral de Pierre Martin al cementiri parisenc de Père-Lachaise. L'octubre de 1916 va retornar a Mèxic. Octave Jahn va morir el 9 de juny de 1917 a Ciutat de Mèxic (Mèxic).

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Eugène Bigel a Caiena

Eugène Bigel a Caiena

- Pierre Bigel: El 10 de febrer de 1872 neix al XIX Districte de París (França) l'anarquista, partidari de l'acció directa, Pierre Eugène Bigel. Sos pares es deien Michel Bigel i Élisa Geoffroy. Fill d'una família obrera benestant, estudià a l'institut de Charleville (Xampanya-Ardenes, França) fins als 12 anys i una de ses germanes freqüentà l'Escola Normal d'aquesta població. Son temperament exaltat va fer que deixés els estudis i es posà a treballar d'antuvi com a aprenent d'ajustador a la fàbrica «Dupont & Fould» d'Apremont-sur-Aire (Xampanya-Ardenes, França), on destacà per la seva violència. Després va fer feina en diversos establiments de Charleville, entre ells «Périn Frères» i «Demangel», abans de treballar, a partir de 1891, a Revin (Xampanya-Ardenes, França). Després de diversos informes policíacs, sembla que la seva conducta va ser bona, però el seu natural romangué violent. Gràcies als seus companys de feina, especialment Henri Chuillot i Clovis Bourgeois que li donaren a llegir publicacions, entrà a formar part del moviment anarquista, decantant-se per la «propaganda pel fet» com a única solució per intimidar la patronal i posar fi a les vagues que havien esclatat a les fàbriques «Faure» de Revin, vagues que es perllongaren durant els mesos d'hivern de 1890 i 1891. Participà en aquestes vagues i l'1 de maig de 1891, amb son company de taller Clovis Bourgeois, intentà per tres indrets diferents calar foc els boscos de Revin. L'estiu d'aquell any fou l'autor dels atemptats amb dinamita que es realitzaren a Charleville, fent explotar durant la nit del 21 al 22 de juny alguns cartutxos de dinamita a la gendarmeria i posant, durant la nit del 15 al 16 de juliol, un aparell explosiu a les finestres de l'industrial Deville de Charleville, enginy que no esclatà. Els cartutxos, que restaren intactes, estaven embalats en un catàleg on la germana de Bigel havia escrit el seu nom, fet que va permetre la policia identificar-ne immediatament l'autor. El 17 de juliol de 1891 va ser detingut i arran de la seva declaració van ser detinguts els seus còmplices i, de rebot, alguns socialistes de la vall del Mosa. També fou un dels autors de l'explosió que tingué lloc la nit de l'11 al 12 de juny de 1891 als soterranis de la gendarmeria de Revin. L'11 de novembre de 1891 l'Audiència de les Ardenes el condemnà per «destrucció amb dinamita d'edificis públics» a set anys de treballs forçats i a 10 anys de prohibició domiciliària. Malalt a la Prefectura Central de Melun (Illa de França, França), on va ser sovint ficat en una masmorra, en 1894 retornà a les Ardenes per ser jutjat novament pels incendis de l'1 de maig de 1891 i el 23 de novembre de 1894 va ser condemnat per l'Audiència de les Ardenes a 12 anys de treballs forçats i a 10 anys de prohibició domiciliària per aquests incendis –Clovis Bourgeois i Désiré Badré van ser condemnats a la mateixa pena, mentre que Joseph Badré, Ernest Laheurte i Joseph Blin van ser absolts. Pierre Bigel va ser deportat a la colònia penitenciària de les Illes de la Salvació (Caiena, Guaiana Francesa), sota la matrícula 26.844, on morí pocs mesos després, l'11 de novembre de 1895.

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Giuseppe Pasotti

Giuseppe Pasotti

- Giuseppe Pasotti: El 10 de febrer de 1888 neix a Conselice (Romanya, Itàlia) el militant anarquista, anarcosindicalista i antimilitarista Giuseppe Pasotti. Fill d'una família que havia participat en les lluites republicanes i anticlericals als Estats Pontificis: l'avi fou republicà i son pare i son germà Romolo socialistes. Giuseppe Pasotti des de molt jove milità en el moviment anarcosindicalista i en 1911 fou condemnat a tres mesos de presó per haver impedit fer feina uns esquirols. Com a fervent antimilitarista, fou un dels animadors en 1914 de la «Setmana Roja». En 1915 fou detingut per la seva participació en les manifestacions contra la guerra i per incitar els joves a la deserció. En 1916 s'instal·là a Milà on s'adherí a la secció local de l'anarcosindicalista Unió Sindical Italiana (USI) i l'any següent fou perseguit per un delicte de premsa. El 18 de gener de 1918 fou condemnat pel Tribunal Militar de Milà per «incitació a la desobediència i a la deserció» i tancat a la fortalesa d'Aosta fins al final de la guerra. Durant la seva detenció, sa companya, Maria Bernardi, va morir de grip espanyola. En 1920, en qualitat d'obrer mecànic, esdevingué secretari sindical a la casa Alfa-Romeo de Milà. Quan esclataren a Itàlia els moviments populars inspirats en la Revolució russa fou un dels capdavanters, però no s'adherí a la III Internacional i sempre restà fidel al pensament anarquista. Més tard, s'oposarà radicalment al feixisme i en 1924 va haver de fugir de Milà, escapant pels pèls de la repressió engegada pels escamots d'Italo Balbo. En tornar a la regió milanesa, començà a treballar com a muntador mecànic en una empresa de Malnate, a prop de Varese, feina que li permetia viatjar a través del país i mantenir contacte amb els companys llibertaris d'arreu. Però els disturbis sorgits arran de l'execució de Sacco i de Vanzetti l'assenyalaren de bell nou a les autoritats feixistes. Obligat a amagar-se, emigrà clandestinament a França en 1929, instal·lant-se d'antuvi a París. En 1930, després de treballar uns mesos a Alemanya aprenent l'ús dels motors diesel, s'instal·là amb sa nova companya, Maria Linari, a Tolosa de Llenguadoc, on reprengué les seves activitats llibertàries. En aquesta ciutat freqüentà la llibreria del professor antifeixista italià Silvio Trentin, lloc de reunió dels emigrats italians de la regió. En aquesta època exercí de corresponsal dels periòdics anarquistes L'Adunata dei Refrattari, que apareixia als EUA, i Il Risveglio Anarchico, de Ginebra. El maig de 1932, a Perpinyà, centralitzà, com a president de la Liga Italiana dei Diritti dell' Uomo (LIDU, Lliga Italiana dels Drets de l'Home) de la regió, les activitats antifeixistes d'aquesta zona de l'Estat francès. Dirigí una pensió, al número 3 del carrer Duchalmeau, que albergà nombrosos companys. En 1935, juntament amb Raniero Cecili, Ernesto Bonomini, Leonida Mastrodicasa, Luigi Daminai i nombrosos antifeixistes italians, li fou incoat un expedient d'expulsió, però aquesta mesura fou prorrogada, perquè el 31 de maig de 1936 participà a Chambéry en el Congrés de la LIDU. A partir de juliol de 1936 i fins al final de la guerra, va fer d'intermediari entre el moviment llibertari espanyol --fou cap de l'Oficina d'Investigacions Polítiques de la Federació Anarquista Ibèrica (FAI)-- i els companys italians que partien cap a la Península a combatre. El seu domicili, al carrer Grande-la-Réal, esdevingué el centre d'organització i de pas dels voluntaris italians (Centrone, Girotti, Bilfolchi, Perrone, Bonomini, etc.) que marxaren a Catalunya. També s'allotjà a casa seva Carlo Rosselli, que més tard fou assassinat per un escamot de La Cagoule --sobrenom de la feixista Organització Secreta d'Acció Revolucionària Nacional (OSARN)--; el filòsof llibertari Camillo Berneri, que serà assassinat pels estalinistes a Barcelona durant els Fets de Maig de 1937; el periodista Luigi Campolonghi, membre actiu de la LIDU; i altres. El novembre de 1936 la policia el considerà com un dels principals activistes del moviment llibertari dels Pirineus Orientals. En aquests anys fou membre del grup de Perpinyà de la Federació Anarquista del Midi, que segons informes policíacs comptava 25 membres, 21 dels quals eren estrangers (espanyols i italians), i que tenia la seva seu al domicili de Louis Montgon (Vérité), al número 13 del carrer Émile Boix. Portà una lluita acarnissada contra el representant consular italià que residia a Portvendres, que era el centre de les conxorxes franquistes a Perpinyà, fins a la seva declaració com a persona non grata per les autoritats franceses i la seva expulsió. Arran d'un atemptat comès l'11 de març de 1937 contra el tren Marsella-Portbou, fou detingut amb l'anarquista espanyol Melchor Escobar y Moliner i implicat en el robatori de correspondència d'unes cartes dirigides a militants franquistes en un hotel de la ciutat; i el 2 de juny de 1937 fou condemnat a tres mesos de presó per «violació de correspondència» pel tribunal de Perpinyà, malgrat que la LIDU havia encarregat la seva defensa als prestigiosos advocats Louis Noguères i Léon-Jean Grégory. El 19 d'agost de 1937 fou emesa una ordre d'expulsió i, buscat per la policia, es refugià a Marsella. El 19 de setembre fou novament detingut per «infracció a l'ordre d'expulsió» i, després d'un breu tancament, s'amagà durant unes setmanes al domicili de Louis Montgon, a Haut-Vernet. Continuà, però, entrant regularment a la Península i participant en l'organització de l'ajuda entre París, Marsella, Niça i Espanya. A la primavera de 1938, gràcies al suport dels anarquistes marsellesos, aconseguí arribar a Tunísia, on reprengué les activitats polítiques i organitzà un grup anarquista en col·laboració amb el periodista i escriptor llibertari Luigi Damiani, hereu àcrata d'Errico Malatesta, que havia freqüentat Milà durant els anys vint i també Tolosa. El 5 d'abril de 1939, arran d'un atemptat contra una empresa feixista, fou detingut com a presumpte còmplice, però aviat fou amollat. En 1943, després de la invasió de Tunísia per les tropes de l'Eix, passà a Algèria. Encara que antimilitarista, s'enrolà, malgrat els seus 55 anys i la mala salut, en les forces francobritàniques, però sense portar armes, per la qual cosa fou nomenat intendent i cuiner del grup de voluntaris italians. En acabar la guerra, tornà a Itàlia i a partir de 1946 militarà en el grup de la Federació Anarquista Italiana (FAI) de Villadossola. En el II Congrés de la FAI tingut a Bolonya entre el 16 i el 20 de març de 1947 assistí com a delegat dels grups de la Vall d'Aosta. Encarregat de reorganitzar els moviment llibertari a la zona de Ferrara, a començaments de 1948 s'instal·là a Pontelagoscuro, però, decebut per la situació política que prenia el seu país gens revolucionària --«Compromís Històric» entre el Partit Comunista Italià (PCI) i la Democràcia Cristiana--, retornà a Tunísia. Giuseppe Pasotti va morir el 21 d'abril de 1951 a Tunísia.

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Giuseppe Guelfi

Giuseppe Guelfi

- Giuseppe Guelfi: El 10 de febrer de 1894 neix a Niça (País Niçard, Provença, Occitània) l'anarquista Giuseppe Guelfi, que va fer servir nombrosos pseudònims (Juan Torres Gouvece, Elia Ascenzi, Juan Casedemunt, José Juifrut, Giuseppe Martinelli, Luigi Contri, Umberto Fei, etc.). Sos pares es deien Oreste Guelfi i Ernestina Babbini. Passà la seva adolescència a Massa (Tosca, Itàlia), ciutat originària de sos pares, on s'acostà al moviment anarquista. Es guanyà la vida com a pintor decorador i mecànic. En 1914 va ser cridat a files i participà en la Gran Guerra com a soldat de cavalleria. Involucrat en delictes contra la propietat i condemnat per deserció militar, en 1921 s'exilià a França. Expulsat en 1928, va ser localitzat a Savona (Ligúria) i detingut. Després de complir tres anys de reclusió militar a Gaeta (Laci, Itàlia), s'expatrià novament. A França desenvolupà una intensa tasca subversiva, fent servir els seus nombrosos pseudònims, i va ser buscat per la mort de dos gendarmes. La policia i les autoritats consulars el localitzaren en diferents indrets, com ara Suïssa, Bèlgica, Països Baixos, Portugal i Espanya. El gener de 1932 participà en la revolta de l'Alt Llobregat (Catalunya) i aquest any va ser empresonat a Barcelona (Catalunya) juntament amb altres anarquistes italians, com ara Egidio Bernardini, Pietro Bruzzi, Luigi Sofrà, Burno Toccafondi i Nicola Turcinovic. El 27 de juliol d'aquell any va ser inclòs en el «Butlletí de recerca» de la policia. En el número de març de 1933 de la revista anarquista de San Francisco (Califòrnia, EUA) Man!, publicà una carta («Restles Spain»), expedida des de la presó de Barcelona al periòdic L'Adunata dei Refrattari, on explicava la revolució anarquista de gener d'aquell any. Ben conegut en els cercles dels exiliats polítics, col·laborà en el periòdic anarcosindicalista català Solidaridad Obrera. En 1934 el trobem oficialment al servei de la policia, desenvolupant la seva tasca d'informador presentant detallats informes sobre les activitats conspiradores tant a Itàlia com a l'estranger. La policia l'encarregà la desarticulació d'un comitè nacional d'agitació anarquista a Liorna (Toscana, Itàlia), sorgit del Comitè d'Agitació Antifeixista de Montreuil (Illa de França, França). El juny de 1934, després de la seva denúncia, 23 escorcolls simultanis de domicilis de companys anarquistes, tots amics d'Augusto Consani, es desencadenaren, però tots donaren resultats negatius. També fallà l'intent de l'Organizzazione per la Vigilanza e la Repressione dell'Antifascismo (OVRA, Organització per la Vigilància i la Repressió de l'Antifeixisme) d'introduir-se, fent servir el nom de Paolo Schicchi, en la correspondència del Socors Anarquista Internacional (SAI). La seva següent missió fou enviar informes sobre els confinats polítics de l'illa de Ponça, intentant, sense èxit, recollir les confidències, entre d'altres, del periodista anarquista Vincenzo Capuana, que acabava d'arribar de Nova York (Nova York, EUA). Després va ser traslladat a altres colònies penitenciàries (Ustica, Fonni, Tremiti, Lampedusa, Favignana i Ventotene) i a les presons de Nàpols i Trapani, enviant informes, vertaders o falsos, sobre els projectes insurreccionals dels investigats. Perduda tota la seva credibilitat com a delator davant les autoritats, intentà desesperadament fugir del confinament. Giuseppe Guelfi va morir el 14 de maig de 1940 a l'Hospital Pace de Nàpols (Campània, Itàlia).

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Alberto Vecín Gómez [militants-anarchistes.info]

Alberto Vecín Gómez [militants-anarchistes.info]

- Alberto Vecín Gómez: El 10 de febrer de 1906 neix a La Faba (Vega de Valcarce, Lleó, Castella, Espanya) l'anarcosindicalista Alberto Vecín Gómez, també conegut com Capitán Gallego i Cesareo Gancedo Gómez. Quan esclatà la Revolució espanyola fou responsable del XII Centúria de la Columna «Roja i Negra» al front d'Aragó (Espanya). Després de la militarització de les milícies la columna esdevingué 127 Brigada Mixta de l'Exèrcit Popular de la II República espanyola i va ser nomenat capità d'una de les seves companyies. Durant la guerra, per evitar represàlies contra sa família, restà a Lleó i canvià son nom pel de Cesareo Gancedo Gómez. Després del conflicte bèl·lic treballà de paleta i patí diversos consell de guerra, però, sembla, que les autoritats franquistes no descobriren la seva veritable identitat. Fins a la mort del dictador Francisco Franco suportà nombrosos controls, vigilàncies i persecucions, sense mai no renunciar als seus ideals llibertaris. Alberto Vecín Gómez va morir el 4 de desembre de 1993 a Lleó (Castella, Espanya).

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Alex Comfort fotografiat per Vernon Richards en 1946

Alex Comfort fotografiat per Vernon Richards en 1946

- Alex Comfort: El 10 de febrer de 1920 neix al barri d'Edmonton (Middlesex, Londres, Anglaterra) i l'investigador científic, metge, sexòleg, gerontòleg, psiquiatra, novel·lista, dramaturg, poeta, pacifista, objector de consciència i anarquista Alexander Comfort. Era l'únic fill d'Alexander Charles Comfort, funcionari d'educació, i de Daisy Elizabeth Fenner, professora de llengües modernes. Amb 14 anys, mentre feia experiments per millorar la fórmula de la pólvora a l'Escola Highgate de Londres, una explosió li volà la mà esquerra i només li deixà el polze –posteriorment afirmà que d'aquesta manera la mà esquerra li resultava molt útil per a les «exploracions uterines». En 1938, quan encara estudiava en aquesta escola, va publicar el seu primer llibre, The Silver River. Being the diary of a schoolboy in the South Atlantic (1936), relat d'un viatge que havia fet dos anys abans amb son pare a l'Argentina i al Senegal. Abandonà l'escola i sa mare, aleshores retirada, l'educà a casa. Posteriorment estudià medicina al Trinity College de la Universitat de Cambridge (Cambridgeshire, Anglaterra), a l'Hospital de Londres (actual Royal London Hospital) i a diverses institucions acadèmiques (Col·legi Reial de Metges, Col·legi Reial de Cirurgians, etc.), arreplegant sis graus de diverses disciplines (medicina, cirurgia, bioquímica, psiquiatria, etc.). Després de treballar com a metge resident a l'Hospital de Londres, esdevingué professor de fisiologia al Col·legi de Medicina de l'Hospital de Londres. En 1945 es diplomà en salut infantil i realitzà doctorats en 1950 i en 1963 al Col·legi Universitari de Londres. En 1943 es casà amb Ruth Muriel Harris i en 1946 tingué son únic fill, Nicholas. Entre 1943 i 1944 edità, amb John Clifford Bayliss, la revista New Road. New directions in european art and letters. Anarquista, antimilitarista i pacifista, malgrat la seva mutilació a la mà que li impedia anar al front, es declarà objector de consciència i el 2 d'abril de 1943, en plena II Guerra Mundial, va enviar una carta a la revista Tribune denunciant els bombardeigs aliats indiscriminats contra la població civil alemanya. Fou membre destacat de la Peace Pledge Union (PPU, Unió per la Promesa de Pau) i de la Campanya pel Desarmament Nuclear. En aquesta època publicà nombrosos textos anarquistes, com ara Peace and disobedience (1946); On this side nothing (1949), fortament influenciat per Albert Camus, autor a qui admirava; i Authority and delinquency in the modern state. A criminological approach to the problem of power (1950). Sota el pseudònim Obadiah Hornbrooke, intercanvià una correspondència pública i agre polèmica en defensa del pacifisme amb George Orwell, qui el va qualificar de «profeixista». Entrà a formar part del cercle intel·lectual editor (Marie Louise Berneri, Nicholas Walter, Herbert Read, Vernon Richards, George Woodcok, etc.) del periòdic anarquista Freedom. En 1948 Freedom Press li va publicar el llibre Barbarism and sexual freedom. Lectures on the sociology of sex from the standpoint of anarchism, basat en un cicle de conferències que realitzà al London Anarquist Group (LAG, Grup Anarquista de Londres). En 1951 signà la «Authors World Peace Appeal» (AWPA, Crida dels Autors per la Pau Mundial), però més tard renuncià al seu comitè al·legant que l'AWPA estava controlada per incondicionals soviètics. Posteriorment en aquesta dècada va fer costat el «Comitè d'Acció Directa contra la Guerra Nuclear» i el «Comitè dels 100», format per destacats intel·lectuals. Durant la Pasqua de 1958 participa en la primera marxa antinuclear que recorregué 83 quilòmetres entre Londres i Aldermaston (Berkshire, Anglaterra). El setembre de 1961 va ser empresonat un mes amb altres companys, entre ells Bertrand Russell, per incitació a la desobediència civil durant una important protesta a la plaça de Trafalgar de Londres. En 1962 va escriure la cançó protesta One man's hands, que va ser musicada i cantada per Pete Seeger, i aquest mateix any publicà el fullet de cançons pacifistes Are you sitting comfortably? The Alex Comfort song book. El número 33 (novembre de 1963) de la revista Anarchy li dedicà un monogràfic. Durant la dècada dels cinquanta i dels seixanta s'especialitzà en biogerontologia i (biologia de l'envelliment) i en biomedicina gerontològica (prolongació mèdica de la vida humana) i dedicà molts d'esforços a la seva divulgació, formant part del Club for Ageing (Club de l'Envelliment), creat en 1947, i de la British Society for Research on Ageing (BSRA, Societat Britànica per a la Recerca sobre l'Envelliment). En 1964, arran d'un viatge a l'Índia dos anys abans, publicà la seva traducció del sànscrit del tractat d'erotologia clàssica medieval Koka Shastra i en 1968, quan es trobava en una reunió científica a Txecoslovàquia, pogué assistir a la «Primavera de Praga». En 1969 se li atorgà el Premi Karger de Medicina. En 1972 publicà la seva obra més coneguda The joy of sex. A gourmet guide to lovemaking, manual de sexologia que va escriure en dues setmanes i autèntic best-seller traduït a multitud de llengües i amb el qual guanyà tres milions de dòlars pels 12 milions d'exemplars venuts; però no estava satisfet de ser conegut com Dr. Sex i que les seves altres obres fossin desconegudes. Després de la publicació d'aquesta obra, es divorcià de Ruth Harris i mesos després, en 1973, es casà amb l'economista Jane Tristram Henderson, la millor amiga de la seva exesposa amb qui mantenia un romanç des de feia una dècada –les famoses, i agosarades, 84 il·lustracions de The joy of sex es basaven en instantànies polaroids que els amants s'havien autofotografiat. El Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions (CSDI, Centre per a l'Estudi de les Institucions Democràtiques) li donà una feina i la parella es traslladà a Santa Bàrbara (Califòrnia, EUA), on el citat thik tank liberal tenia la seu. Entre 1974 i 1983 fou conferenciant en el Departament de Psiquiatria de la Universitat Stanford (Palo Alto, Califòrnia, EUA) i també va ser professor en l'Institut de Neuropsiquiatria de la Universitat de Califòrnia a Santa Bàrbara. En aquesta època la parella era assídua del Sandstone Retreat, al Sandstone Ranch, a les muntanyes de Santa Mònica (Califòrnia, EUA), comunitat naturista de sexualitat lliure i d'intercanvi de parelles. Amb el temps, però, Jane Henderson es cansà de l'amor lliure i, després de durs plets amb el CSDI, que el denuncià per incompliment de contracte, en 1985 la parella retornà a Anglaterra i s'instal·là al comtat de Kent. En 1989 publicà una carta en The Guardian contra la imposició de l'impost regressiu (Poll Tax) i la política econòmica del govern presidit per Margaret Thatcher. En 1991 patí una hemorràgia cerebral severa i a partir d'aquest moment son fill Nicholas actuà com a gerent i administrador dels seus interessos econòmics. Aquell mateix any Jane Henderson morí d'una hemorràgia. Trobem articles polítics seus en multitud de publicacions, com ara Center Magazine, Consciencious Objector, Freedom, Life and Letters To-Day, New Statesman and Nation, Now, One World, Peace News, Public Opinion, Resistance, etc. A més de les obres citades, és autor de No such Liberty (1941), Three new poets (1942, amb Roy McFadden i Ian Serraillier), Into Egypt. A miracle play (1942), The almond tree. A legend (1942), A wreath for the living (1942), Cities of the plain. A democratic melodrama (1943), Elegies (1944), The power house (1944), The song of Lazarus (1945), Art and social responsibility (1946), The signal to engage. Poems (1946), Letters from an outpost (1947), Gengulphus (1948), Sexual behaviour in society (1950), Civil defence. What you should do now! A message to every householder (1950), And all but he departed. Poems (1951), Delinquency (1951), A giant's strength (1952), The biology of senescence (1956 i 1964), Sex and violence and the origin of the novel (1961), Come out to play (1961 i 1975), Haste to the wedding (1962), Darwin and the naked lady (1962), Sex in society (1963 i 1975), Process of Ageing (1964), The nature of human nature (1966), The anxiety makers. Some curios preoccupations of the medical profession (1967), Art and social responsibility. Lectures on the ideology of romanticism (1971), «What rough beast?» And «What is a doctor?» (1972), More Joy of sex. A lovemaking companion to The Joy of Sex (1973), A good age (1976), The novel and our time (1977) I and that. Notes on the biology of religion (1979), Poems for Jane (1979), The fast of love. Loving, loving and growing up (1980), Practice of geriatric psychiatry (1980), Tetrach (1981), Reality and empathy. Physics, mind and science in the 21st century (1984), Imperial patient. The memoirs of Nero's doctor (1987), The philosophers (1989), Anarchism and religion (1991), The new Joy of Sex. A gourmet guide to levemaking for the nineties (1992), Writings against power and death. The anarchist articles and pamphlets (1994), Mikrokosmos (1994), Sexual positions (1997), Sexual fantasies (1997), Kisses and caresses (1997), entre d'altres. Alex Comfort va morir el 26 de març de 2000 en una residència de la tercera edat de Banbury (Oxfordshire, Anglaterra). El seu arxiu científic es troba dipositat al Kinsey Institute for Research in Sex (KIRS, Institut Kinsey de Recerca sobre Sexe) a Bloomington (Indiana, EUA) i la seva documentació política a la biblioteca de l'University College London (UCL).

Alex Comfort (1920-2000)

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José Hernández Montané

José Hernández Montané

- José Hernández Montané: El 10 de febrer de 1921 neix a Tarragona (Tarragonès, Catalunya) el militant anarcosindicalista José Hernández Montané. Sos pares es deien José Hernández i Josefa Montané, militants de la Confederació Nacional del Treball (CNT). Ferroviari de la Red Nacional de Ferrocarriles Españoles (RENFE), estava afiliat al Sindicat dels Transports de la CNT i lluità sindicalment en la clandestinitat. El seu domicili va ser lloc de reunió entre els militants de l'interior i els vinguts de l'exterior. Després de la mort de dictador Francisco Franco, fou administrador del periòdic Solidaridad Obrera en diverses ocasions (1979, 1982 i 1984-1985) i sempre va col·laborar directament amb el Comitè Regional de Catalunya de la CNT. També formà part activa de l'Ateneu Enciclopèdic Popular (AEP) de Barcelona. José Hernández Montané va morir el 27 d'octubre de 1998 al seu domicili de Barcelona (Catalunya) i va ser incinerat.

Anarcoefemèrides

Defuncions

Jacques Roux

Jacques Roux

- Jacques Roux: El 10 de febrer de 1794 el revolucionari Jacques Roux s'apunyala dins la cel·la que ocupava a la presó de Bicêtre, a prop de París, (Illa de França, França). Nascut el 21 d'agost de 1752 a Pranzac (Llemosí, Occitània), aquest capellà roig, era vicari de Saint-Nicolas-des-Champs de París, despietat i a vegades cruel, serà un precursor del socialisme i de l'anarquisme moderns. No va tenir prou a denunciar els revolucionaris acaparadors, els especuladors i els mercaders, les seves diatribes tingueren com a objectiu el govern i tot l'aparell de l'Estat parlamentari, així com diversos representants de l'autoritat. És l'autor del cèlebre Manifeste des Enragés (Manifest dels Enrabiats) que van signar Varlet i Leclerc d'Oze. Partidari de l'acció directa, va esperonar els pillatges de magatzems. Va ser el portaveu dels més pobres dels sans-culottes, incitant les dones a reivindicar els seus drets. El Manifeste des Enragés serà la causa de la seva caiguda. La Convenció es va sentir atacada i va detenir Jacques Roux el 22 d'agost de 1793, amb la intenció de guillotinar-lo, a través del tribunal revolucionari. La repressió s'abatrà tot d'una entre els seus partidaris, i el Club des Femmes, suport dels enragés, serà dissolt.

Jacques Roux (1752-1794)

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Notícia de l'accident de Georges Lachaume publicada en el periòdic "Le Petit Parisien" del 10 de febrer de 1925

Notícia de l'accident de Georges Lachaume publicada en el periòdic Le Petit Parisien del 10 de febrer de 1925

- Georges Lachaume: El 10 de febrer de 1925 mor a Clichy (Illa de França, França) l'anarquista Georges Lachaume. Havia nascut cap el 1885. Instal·lat a La Garenne-Colombes (Illa de França, França), treballà com a ajustador i milità en el grup de Bezons (Illa de França, França) de la Unió Anarquista (UA). El gener de 1925 va ser nomenat gerent del periòdic Le Libertaire. Netejant la seva pistola Browning se li va disparar i la bala li perforà el fetge; portat a l'Hospital Beaujon de Clichy (Illa de França, França), Georges Lachaume va morir el 10 de febrer de 1925 durant operació. Va ser substituït en la gerència de Le Libertaire per Achille Lausille.

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Processats pels «Fets de Labastida». A dalt, d'esquerra a la dreta: Estanislao Barredo Ruiz, Nicanor Quintana Pérez, Luis Apraiz (advocat), Isidro Quintana Martínez, Ponciano Quintana Martínez, Daniel Martínez Velasco, Laureano Quintana Martínez i Eugenio Ayuso Bravo. A baix, d'esquerra a dreta: Formerio Amurrio León, Ángel Barrón Martínez, José Gil Cámara i Máximo Rodríguez González

Processats pels «Fets de Labastida».
A dalt, d'esquerra a la dreta: Estanislao Barredo Ruiz, Nicanor Quintana Pérez, Luis Apraiz (advocat), Isidro Quintana Martínez, Ponciano Quintana Martínez, Daniel Martínez Velasco, Laureano Quintana Martínez i Eugenio Ayuso Bravo. A baix, d'esquerra a dreta: Formerio Amurrio León, Ángel Barrón Martínez, José Gil Cámara i Máximo Rodríguez González

- Eugenio Ayuso Bravo: El 10 de febrer de 1937 és afusellat a Vitòria (Àlaba, País Basc) l'anarcosindicalista Eugenio Ayuso Bravo. Havia nascut cap el 1909 a Lleó (Castella, Espanya). Jornaler de professió, era militant de la Confederació Nacional del Treball (CNT) a Labastida (Àlaba, País Basc). Participà activament en el moviment insurreccional anarquista del 8 i 9 de desembre de 1933 a Labastida. En aquella ocasió s'encerclà la caserna de la Guàrdia Civil, un número de la Benemèrita resulta mort i un sergent fou ferit. Detingut per aquests fets, va ser jutjat pel Tribunal d'Urgència amb 31 companys entre el 29 i el 30 de desembre de 1933 a la presó de Vitòria i va ser condemnat a 12 anys de presó major per «delicte contra la forma de govern». Després de presentar un recurs, a mitjans d'abril de 1935 la Sala Sexta del Tribunal Suprem l'absolgué. Quan estava empresonat, però, va ser jutjat el 16 de febrer de 1935 per un consell de guerra i condemnat a dos anys de presó per «insult a la força armada» i enviat al penal d'El Dueso (Santoña, Cantàbria, Espanya). Va ser apressat, juntament amb sa companya, pels militars franquistes poc després del cop militar feixista de juliol de 1936. L'agost d'aquell any, durant la seva detenció, va estar a punt de ser assassinat pel capità de requetès Liborio Gil, qui el va amenaçar amb una pistola perquè contés on tenia amagats diversos explosius. Eugenio Ayuso Bravo va ser jutjat en consell de guerra, condemnat a mor i afusellat el 10 de febrer de 1937 al mur del cementiri de Santa Isabel de Vitòria (Àlaba, País Basc).

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AnneR, a good reminder from you, and not off-topic. Re: your last paragraph where hypocracy rules in the DoD (shockingly) you make the remark “ While (the US) insists on other countries neither developing or having these nuclear weapons” it brings to mind the situation in Israel and Dimona. I can’t remember any article referencing the inspection of Dimona by any nuclear agency, the Pentagon, nor agreeing to the NPT. Can you? Every other country (like NZ) needs to be on bended knee, except....... Re: clean up. I wonder if it as simple as the 30-40 year Lifers in the military just wanting bigger toys they don’t have to pay for. As far as the allocation of funds, take the 22 Billion+ on the ‘stealth pig Zumwalt destroyer’ (the ammo can’t fit the guns etc) program that isn’t stealthy, can’t float or turn, and has to be towed because the engines get flushed with sea water, and the $500 million spent on the rail gun, which Adm John Richardson recently said the rail gun should be a case study example in “how innovation maybe shouldn’t happen”. So, the rail gun toy, the Zumwalt destroyer (so far only capable of destroying a budget) and the not-often-flying-F35 debacle, if properly managed, could easily pay for the cleanup of these noxious sites around the world with money to spare. And they do have the manpower to do this too I might add, so it won’t create unemployment.
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Limonin attenuates the stemness of cervical carcinoma cells by promoting YAP nuclear-cytoplasmic translocation.

Food Chem Toxicol. 2019 Feb 06;:

Authors: Zhao W, Wu M, Cui L, Du W

Abstract
This work aimed to investigate the role and related mechanism of limonin in regulating the stemness of cervical carcinoma (CC) cells. In the present study, we constructed adriamycin-resistant CC cells and found that they exhibited greater stemness than parental cells. Additionally, limonin attenuated the stemness of CC cells that were resistant or sensitive to adriamycin, as evidenced by the decreases in spheroid formation capacity, stemness markers expression and ALDH1 activity, whereas limonin did not affect the viability of normal cervical epithelial cells. Furthermore, limonin enhanced adriamycin sensitivity and attenuated adriamycin resistance in CC cells. Mechanistically, the nuclear-cytoplasmic translocation of YAP, not TAZ, was promoted by limonin in CC cells. Additionally, YAP overexpression attenuated the inhibitory effects of limonin on CC cell stemness. Therefore, limonin can attenuate the stemness, and thus the chemoresistance, of CC cells by promoting the nuclear-cytoplasmic translocation of YAP.

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It would kill the oil, gas, solar, wind, nuclear, ect.

It's just way more combustible.
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I wish we could harness this stupid into some sort of energy system.
It would kill the oil, gas, solar, wind, nuclear, ect. 
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[South Korea], Feb 10 (ANI): The United States and North Korea will be holding the second round of pre-summit talks next week in a third Asian nation, South Korea announced on Sunday.

South Korean President Moon Jae-in will be holding discussions with his US counterpart Donald Trump over the latter's impending meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in Hanoi, Vietnam on February 27 and 28. The talks are expected to take place over the phone, Yonhap News Agency has reported.

"We are going to announce details as soon as preparations are complete," Seoul's Presidential spokesperson Kim Eui-kyeom has been quoted by the news agency, as mentioning.

The second round of discussions over Vietnam meeting, however, comes after the US special envoy for North Korea, Stephen Biegun, visited Pyongyang recently. He held the first round of discussions with his North Korean counterpart Kim Hyok-chol during his three-day visit to North Korea, which concluded on Friday.

"I heard Representative Biegun received a warm welcome in Pyongyang," the South Korean official stated.

"I heard that the North-US talks this time were a useful opportunity where the North and the US talked openly and fully about their specific positions on what they want in a very detailed manner," Eui-kyeom put forth.

The second US-North Korea summit is seen as a breakthrough amid the prevailing impasse between Pyongyang and Washington over sanctions, which led to impeded growth in denuclearisation efforts in the Korean peninsula.

The recent talks held regarding preparations for the second landmark summit have been hailed by Biegun himself, who labelled his Pyongyang meetings as "productive."(ANI)


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Nuclear structural material austenitic stainless steel 316L is a polycrystalline composed of single crystals with a face-centered cubic (FCC) structure, and the intergranular stress corrosion cracking (IGSCC) is closely related to the crystal orientation. A constitutive model is presented to assess the elastic response of anisotropic behavior of single crystals in 316L in this study. With a bicrystal model built by the finite element method, the effects of crystal orientation and grain boundary (GB) inclination on the stress state nearby a symmetric tilt GB were discussed under the constant-displacement condition. The results indicate that when tensile axes are perpendicular to the GB, the stress and strain are equal at the GB and inside the grain, and the crystal misorientation has little effects on the stress and strain distribution. If the GB is not perpendicular to the load direction, the GB inclination angle will change the equivalent elastic modulus along the load direction and result in a larger stress in the grain with larger equivalent elastic modulus, but the stress tends to be equal inside the two grains. The grain size effects verification shows that the conclusions are independent of grain size.
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Rusia are mai multe rachete de croazieră SSC-8 cu rază medie de acţiune decât se credea anterior, a relatat duminică ziarul german Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung (FAZ), citând o sursă nenominalizată din serviciile de informaţii occidentale.
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Американские трэш-металл-пионеры EXHORDER отправились в студию OCD в Луизиане, где вместе с продюсером Duane Simoneaux приступили к записи своего первого альбома за прошедшие три десятилетия. Пока ещё не получивший названия диск будет выпущен в этом году на Nuclear Blast Records.

Текущий состав коллектива выглядит следующим образом: Vinnie LaBella (гитара) и Kyle Thomas (вокал), а также Jason Viebrooks (HEATHEN) на басу, Marzi Montazeri (ex-SUPERJOINT RITUAL, PHILIP H. ANSELMO & THE ILLEGALS) на гитаре и Sasha Horn (FORBIDDEN) на барабанах. #Exhorder #ThrashMetal #Thrash_Metal
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Es uno de los regresos más esperados de 2019 y HBO acaba de ponerle fecha de estreno. Estoy hablando de 'Big Little Lies', una de las series imprescindibles de 2017 y cuya segunda temporada llegará el próximo mes de junio.

HBO no ha desvelado una fecha concreta todavía, pero teniendo en cuenta que 'Juego de Tronos' terminará en mayo y que por esas fechas la cadena estrenará 'Chernobyl' (más adelante tenéis más detalles), yo no esperaría tener estos nuevos episodios hasta finales de junio. Pero claro, como siempre, hay que esperar los designios finales del programador.

Junto a la fecha de estreno tenemos una primera imagen de la temporada, en la que vemos a la Cinco de Monterey en todo su esplendor. En esta ocasión será Andrea Arnold la que tome el relevo de Jean Marc Vallée en la dirección, con una historia escrita por David E. Kelley y protagonizada por Nicole Kidman, Reese Witherspoon, Shailene Woodley, Laura Dern, Zoë Kravitz, Meryl Streep, Adam Scott y más.

La última temporada de 'Veep' llega en marzo

No tendremos que esperar tanto para ver la temporada final de 'Veep', ya que esta llegará el 31 de marzo (por lo que la podremos ver el 1 de abril en España), dos semanas antes que el estreno de la también temporada final de 'Juego de Tronos'. La excelente sátira política terminará con Selina planteándose volver a la carrera a la Casa Blanca tras ser incapaz de vivir una vida "normal de civil".

Por otro lado, en mayo tendremos el estreno de 'Chernobyl', la miniserie de cinco episodios que explorará una de las mayores catástrofes nucleares en la historia desde el punto de vista de los que lo vivieron en sus propias carnes. La serie está escrita por Craig Mazin ('Resacón 2') y dirigida por 'Johan Renck' ('Breaking Bad'). En el lado actoral tendremos a Jared Harris, Stellan Skarsgård y Emily Watson.

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Copyright 2019 NPR. To see more, visit DAVID GREENE, HOST: In his State of the Union speech this week, President Trump announced a second North Korea summit. (SOUNDBITE OF ARCHIVED RECORDING) PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP: Much work remains to be done, but my relationship with Kim Jong Un is a good one. Chairman Kim and I will meet again on February 27th and 28th in Vietnam. GREENE: All right. The date, the place all set of - these two leaders, of course, met for the first time last summer in Singapore. That's where they signed a broad statement that called for denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula. So what has happened since then, and what could come next out of this meeting in Vietnam? To talk about that, we're turning to Joel Wit. He's a former State Department official who led the first American nuclear inspection in North Korea in 1999. He's in our studios in Washington. Welcome back. JOEL WIT: Good morning. GREENE: So I want to turn back to the first summit before we talk about the
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SEOUL — The two former top U.S. negotiators in talks that melted down with North Korea the last time around — back in 2009 — have some sobering advice for North Korean leader Kim Jong-un ahead of his second summit with President Trump: Don't blow this special chance, stop foot-dragging ...

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Authored by Pepe Escobar via The Strategic Culture Foundation,

Cold War 2.0 has hit South America with a bang – pitting the US and expected minions against the four key pillars of in-progress Eurasia integration: Russia, China, Iran and Turkey.

It’s the oil, stupid. But there’s way more than meets the (oily) eye.

Caracas has committed the ultimate cardinal sin in the eyes of Exceptionalistan; oil trading bypassing the US dollar or US-controlled exchanges.

Remember Iraq. Remember Libya. Yet Iran is also doing it. Turkey is doing it. Russia is – partially – on the way. And China will eventually trade all its energy in petroyuan.

With Venezuela adopting the petro crypto-currency and the sovereign bolivar, already last year the Trump administration had sanctioned Caracas off the international financial system.

No wonder Caracas is supported by China, Russia and Iran. They are the real hardcore troika – not psycho-killer John Bolton’s cartoonish “troika of tyranny” – fighting against the Trump administration’s energy dominance strategy, which consists essentially in aiming at the total lock down of oil trading in petrodollars, forever.

Venezuela is a key cog in the machine. Psycho killer Bolton admitted it on the record; “It will make a big difference to the United States economically if we could have American oil companies invest in and produce the oil capabilities in Venezuela.” It’s not a matter of just letting ExxonMobil take over Venezuela’s massive oil reserves – the largest on the planet. The key is to monopolize their exploitation in US dollars, benefitting a few Big Oil billionaires.

Once again, the curse of natural resources is in play. Venezuela must not be allowed to profit from its wealth on its own terms; thus, Exceptionalistan has ruled that the Venezuelan state must be shattered.

In the end, this is all about economic war. Cue to the US Treasury Department imposing new sanctions on PDVSA that amount to a de facto oil embargo against Venezuela.

Economic war redux

By now it’s firmly established what happened in Caracas was not a color revolution but an old-school US-promoted regime change coup using local comprador elites, installing as “interim president” an unknown quantity, Juan Guaido, with his Obama choirboy looks masking extreme right-wing credentials.

Everyone remembers “Assad must go”. The first stage in the Syrian color revolution was the instigation of civil war, followed by a war by proxy via multinational jihadi mercenaries. As Thierry Meyssan has noted, the role of the Arab League then is performed by the OAS now. And the role of Friends of Syria – now lying in the dustbin of history – is now performed by the Lima group, the club of Washington’s vassals. Instead of al-Nusra “moderate rebels”, we may have Colombian – or assorted Emirati-trained – “moderate rebel” mercenaries.

Contrary to Western corporate media fake news, the latest elections in Venezuela were absolutely legitimate. There was no way to tamper with the made in Taiwan electronic voting machines. The ruling Socialist Party got 70 percent of the votes; the opposition, with many parties boycotting it, got 30 percent. A serious delegation of the Latin American Council of Electoral Experts (CEELA) was adamant; the election reflected “peacefully and without problems, the will of Venezuelan citizens”.

The American embargo may be vicious. In parallel, Maduro’s government may have been supremely incompetent in not diversifying the economy and investing in food self-sufficiency. Major food importers, speculating like there’s no tomorrow, are making a killing. Still, reliable sources in Caracas tell that the barrios – the popular neighborhoods – remain largely peaceful.

In a country where a full tank of gas still costs less than a can of Coke, there’s no question the chronic shortages of food and medicines in local clinics have forced at least two million people to leave Venezuela. But the key enforcing factor is the US embargo.

The UN rapporteur to Venezuela, expert on international law, and former secretary of the UN Human Rights Council, Alfred de Zayas, goes straight to the point; much more than engaging in the proverbial demonization of Maduro, Washington is waging “economic war” against a whole nation.

It’s enlightening to see how the “Venezuelan people” see the charade. In a poll conducted by Hinterlaces even before the Trump administration coup/regime change wet dream, 86% of Venezuelans said they were against any sort of US intervention, military or not, 

And 81% of Venezuelans said they were against US sanctions. So much for “benign” foreign interference on behalf of “democracy” and “human rights”.

The Russia-China factor

Analyses by informed observers such as Eva Golinger and most of all, the Mision Verdad collective are extremely helpful. What’s certain, in true Empire of Chaos mode, is that the American playbook, beyond the embargo and sabotage, is to foment civil war.

Dodgy “armed groups” have been active in the Caracas barrios, acting in the dead of night and amplifying “social unrest” on social media. Still, Guaido holds absolutely no power inside the country. His only chance of success is if he manages to install a parallel government – cashing in on the oil revenue and having Washington arrest government members on trumped-up charges.

Irrespective of neocon wet dreams, adults at the Pentagon should know that an invasion of Venezuela may indeed metastasize into a tropical Vietnam quagmire. The Brazilian strongman in waiting, vice-president and retired general Hamilton Mourao, already said there will be no military intervention.

Psycho killer Bolton’s by now infamous notepad stunt about “5,000 troops to Colombia”, is a joke; these would have no chance against the arguably 15,000 Cubans who are in charge of security for the Maduro government; Cubans have demonstrated historically they are not in the business of handing over power.

It all comes back to what China and Russia may do. China is Venezuela’s largest creditor. Maduro was received by Xi Jinping last year in Beijing, getting an extra $5 billion in loans and signing at least 20 bilateral agreements.

President Putin offered his full support to Maduro over the phone, diplomatically stressing that “destructive interference from abroad blatantly violates basic norms of international law.”

By January 2016, oil was as low as $35 a barrel; a disaster to Venezuela’s coffers. Maduro then decided to transfer 49.9% of the state ownership in PDVSA’s US subsidiary, Citgo, to Russian Rosneft for a mere $1.5 billion loan. This had to send a wave of red lights across the Beltway; those “evil” Russians were now part owners of Venezuela’s prime asset.

Late last year, still in need of more funds, Maduro opened gold mining in Venezuela to Russian mining companies. And there’s more; nickel, diamonds, iron ore, aluminum, bauxite, all coveted by Russia, China – and the US. As for $1.3 billion of Venezuela’s own gold, forget about repatriating it from the Bank of England.

And then, last December, came the straw that broke the Deep State’s back; the friendship flight of two Russian nuclear-capable Tu-160 bombers. How dare they? In our own backyard?

The Trump administration’s energy masterplan may be indeed to annex Venezuela to a parallel “North American-South American Petroleum Exporting Countries” (NASAPEC) cartel, capable of rivaling the OPEC+ love story between Russia and the House of Saud.

But even if that came to fruition, and adding a possible, joint US-Qatar LNG alliance, there’s no guarantee that would be enough to assure petrodollar – and petrogas – preeminence in the long run.

Eurasia energy integration will mostly bypass the petrodollar; this is at the very heart of both the BRICS and SCO strategy. From Nord Stream 2 to Turk Stream, Russia is locking down a long-term energy partnership with Europe. And petroyuan dominance is just a matter of time. Moscow knows it. Tehran knows it. Ankara knows it. Riyadh knows it.

So what about plan B, neocons? Ready for your tropical Vietnam?


          The AOC (Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez) thread      Cache   Translate Page      

@homersimpsun, Most of us would like to go green if it’s well laid out and attainable with a legit plan. Regardless of climate change, most of us feel pollution is bad and we have at least some moral obligation to take care of the earth. But I’ve seen how these gov grand gestures worked out before. Taiwan is a example, DPP wanted to shut down the nuclear plants, go green and made all these promises. It turns out it’s a lot harder, cost a lot of money, has direct impact to the economy that’s hard to counter. And we ended up where we are now burning more coal than ever and having to reopen nuclear plants. France and Macron are in trouble with the fuel tax law. Germany made all these plans to go green and they burned more coal as well. They did close the last coal mine, but all these coal miners lost their job and they haven’t found a way to get them new jobs.

And i’ll admit, I’m not 100% sure the wall will do that much. But i know we can build it. I know our current border fence is really old and easy to pass from broken off parts. I know we don’t have enough border security and Texans have taken the matter into their own hands and volunteer down there. I know where the drugs and guns are coming from. I’ve seen schools get overwhelmed with non English speakers and the schools don’t have resources to handle it. It’s a real issue. I’m sure there are racists who just want it to keep the mexicans out or whatever. But most of us know it’s a serious issue and want to do something about it.


          Alemania no descarta la posibilidad de rearmarse tras el colapso del tratado nuclear entre Rusia y EEUU      Cache   Translate Page      
El ministro de Economía alemán, Peter Altmaier, ha abogado por mantener abiertas todas las opciones ante el fracaso del tratado de desarme INF, incluida la posibilidad de rearmarse en caso de urgencia.
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          La OTAN quiere deshacerse de las armas nucleares, pero después de que Rusia y China lo hagan      Cache   Translate Page      
BRUSELAS (Sputnik) — El secretario general de la OTAN, Jens Stoltenberg, dijo que la Alianza está en contra de las armas nucleares, pero no eliminará su arsenal si Rusia y China no lo hacen.
          Iran's Revolution: Political Quake Still Shaking Middle East      Cache   Translate Page      
The victory of the Islamic Revolution in Iran was an earthquake that upended the political order in the Middle East, and the aftershocks are still being felt 40 years later. When Shi'ite cleric Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini ousted the shah's last government in February 1979 it was a moment that for many was completely "unthinkable, unexpected", said Clement Therme, a researcher on Iran at the International Institute for Strategic Studies. "The victory was an immense surprise for the Middle East and the world," Therme told AFP. Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi had been a seen as a pillar of stability and bulwark of U.S. influence in a region where Cold War tensions were playing out with the Soviet Union. But the tumult of the revolution soon ended that spectacularly. "One of the founding events for the foreign policy of the new regime was the taking hostage of American diplomats," said Therme. The saga at the U.S. embassy in Tehran ran for 444 days from November 1979 and ruptured ties between Washington and its one-time regional ally. And events in Iran did not just reverberate on the global stage: across the region it fired up political Islam that represented a major threat to monarchies and ruling elites. "For Sunni Islamist movements and for the Shiite minorities in the region", the message of the Iranian Revolution was "a source of inspiration", Therme said. According to the official narrative of the Islamic Republic, the revolution did not stop in 1979 with the overthrow of the monarchy but remains a process that is still going on. "The Islamic Revolution has three levels in the view of the Imam (Khomeini); one is Iran, the other is the Islamic world and the last one is the world of the oppressed," said Abdullah Ganji, editor-in-chief of ultra-conservative Javan daily. War and isolation "We did not have any plans at the beginning for the Islamic Revolution to go beyond Iran's borders," Ganji told AFP, drawing a distinction with Soviet military interventions abroad. But he said the changes in Iran inspired a string of startling events in the Middle East: attacks against U.S. embassies, protests by Shi'ites in Saudi Arabia and the assassination of Egyptian president Anwar Sadat in 1981. The convulsions rattled rulers around the region and fears of Tehran were "among the reasons that led to the invasion of Iran by Iraq" in September 1980, said Therme. The bloody conflict with Saddam Hussein's forces ended in 1988 after hundreds of thousands of lives had been lost. While it strengthened Islamic rule at home in Iran, it left the country cut off from most of the rest of the world. Except for some key allies: most notably Syria and the Shi'ite movement Hezbollah that arose after Israel's invasion in 1982.   "There was a division in the Arab world between supporters and opponents of the 'axis of resistance' promoted by the Islamic Republic," said Therme. 'New strategy' Ganji said that after the war with Iraq, Tehran developed a "new strategy" aimed at confronting U.S. influence around the region. "The strategy of the Islamic Republic over the last 30 years has been preventing America from having a foothold in the Middle East," he said. From Syria to Yemen to Lebanon, the standoff between Washington and its allies and Tehran continues to shape events. The U.S., Israel and Saudi Arabia see Iran's hand pulling the strings in a raft of hotspots. Tehran has helped prop up Syria's President Bashar al-Assad during nearly eight years of civil war, is accused of aiding Shi'ite Huthi rebels in Yemen and maintains Hezbollah as a major threat against Israel. But Iranian officials insist the U.S. is really responsible for the conflicts and that allegations of regional meddling are used as an excuse to target the Islamic Revolution. Last year, the U.S. pulled out of a landmark 2015 accord on Tehran's nuclear program and reimposed sanctions, citing in part Iran's role in regional conflicts. Conservative Iranian politician and analyst Amir Mohebbian said the West's "massive arms sales" to Arab monarchies in the Gulf are justified because "Iran remains a danger" to U.S. designs in the Middle East. Analyst Therme said that "militant anti-Zionism" has been one of the constants of Iranian foreign policy since Khomeini transformed the country. But now the current geopolitical aims of Tehran seem focused mainly on one goal, he said: "First and foremost to ensure that (the Islamic Republic) endures."
          Operations Instructor/Sr Operations Instructor Quad Cities Nuclear Station, IL - Exelon - Cordova, IL      Cache   Translate Page      
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          Experienced Radiological Controls Trainer- Engineering Technologist - Naval Nuclear Laboratory - Niskayuna, NY      Cache   Translate Page      
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          Experienced Radiological Controls Trainer- Engineering Technologist - Naval Nuclear Laboratory - Niskayuna, NY      Cache   Translate Page      
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          Entry Level Multi-disciplined Engineer - Naval Nuclear Laboratory - Niskayuna, NY      Cache   Translate Page      
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          Faculty of Energy Systems and Nuclear Science - Sessional Lecturer - RADI - 4550U Rad. Detection & Measurement - Fall 2018 - University of Ontario Institute of Technology - Oshawa, ON      Cache   Translate Page      
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          ‘Drones aren’t missiles, they are re-usable’: Non-compliance with INF      Cache   Translate Page      

The US military has rejected Russian accusations of violating the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty, arguing that its drones can’t be seen as missiles and Tomahawk-compatible ‘defensive’ launchers can’t be used offensively. The lengthy statement, drawn up to refute Russian accusations, was issued by the US mission to NATO on Friday. The US argued that the controversial […]

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          HDAC5 promotes Mycoplasma pneumoniae-induced inflammation in macrophages through NF-κB activation.      Cache   Translate Page      
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HDAC5 promotes Mycoplasma pneumoniae-induced inflammation in macrophages through NF-κB activation.

Life Sci. 2019 Feb 06;:

Authors: Zhao Y, Ma G, Yang X

Abstract
Excessive inflammation is fundamental in the pathophysiology of Mycoplasma pneumoniae (MP)-induced respiratory infection in children. Histone deacetylase 5 (HDAC5) is involved in the regulation of inflammation, however, whether it associates with immunity against MP infection is not determined. We report here that HDAC5 expression is decreased in peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMCs) from Mycoplasma pneumoniae pneumonia (MPP) children as well as in MP-infected peritoneal and THP-1 macrophages. Functionally, HDAC5 overexpression promotes and its depletion inhibits MP-induced proinflammatory cytokine production in THP-1 macrophages. Mechanistically, HDAC5 modulates NF-κB activation in MP-infected THP-1 macrophages, and moreover, inhibition of NF-κB activity via pharmacological inhibitor Bay 11-7082 attenuates the promotive effect of HDAC5 on MP-induced proinflammatory cytokine production in THP-1 macrophages, hence suggesting that HDAC5 promotes MP-induced inflammatory response in macrophages through NF-κB activation. Together, this study reveals a novel function of HDAC5 in promoting MP-induced inflammation and implies the possible clinical significance in controlling inflammation that underlies MMP pathophysiology.

PMID: 30738045 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]


          Mucin 1 downregulation impairs the anti-necroptotic effects of glucocorticoids in human bronchial epithelial cells.      Cache   Translate Page      
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Mucin 1 downregulation impairs the anti-necroptotic effects of glucocorticoids in human bronchial epithelial cells.

Life Sci. 2019 Feb 06;:

Authors: Zhang H, Liu Q, Kong L, Xu S

Abstract
AIMS: To investigate whether mucin 1 (MUC1) downregulation reduced the sensitivity of tumor necrosis factor-alpha (TNF-α)-induced bronchial epithelial cells to glucocorticoid-mediated necroptosis and explore the underlying mechanisms.
MAIN METHODS: The human lung bronchial epithelial cell line (16HBE) was transfected with small interfering RNA (siRNA) against MUC1 and then stimulated by TNF-α, where some cells were pretreated with dexamethasone. Flow cytometry was performed to analyze necroptosis in 16HBE cells, and western blot analysis was used to detect protein expression levels of MUC1, glucocorticoid receptor (GR)α, GRβ, NF-κB p65, phospho-p65 (p-p65), and histone deacetylase-2 (HDAC2). Additionally, nuclear translocation of MUC1 and GRα was assessed by immunofluorescence.
KEY FINDINGS: We observed that MUC1 downregulation by siRNA significantly augmented TNF-α-induced necroptosis in 16HBE cells, and that dexamethasone showed impaired anti-necroptotic effects of MUC1 downregulation. Furthermore, we found that GRα nuclear translocation was inhibited in 16HBE cells with MUC1 downregulation, and that dexamethasone-mediated inhibition of p65 phosphorylation was lower in cells transfected with MUC1-siRNA compared to those transfected with negative control siRNA.
SIGNIFICANCE: Impaired GRα nuclear translocation and inhibited p-p65 expression might contribute to glucocorticoid resistance caused by MUC1 deficiency in TNF-α-induced necroptosis in 16HBE cells, and should be considered as a potential target for the development of novel therapeutics for asthma.

PMID: 30738043 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]


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          Physician - Neurologist      Cache   Translate Page      
Posted on: 2019-02-10

St. Mary's is looking to add a BC/BE Neurologist to our care team.
 
Quick Facts:
  • 346 bed acute care facility
  • 34 bed ICU
  • Level II Trauma Center
  • Primary referral center for western Colorado and eastern Utah St. Marys is the largest regional medical center between Denver and Salt Lake City 
  • Health, vision, and dental insurance provided along with retirement benefits, paid vacation, and CME allowance.
Fast Facts about St. Mary's and Grand Junction
  • Grand Junction, Colo. (estab. 1896) Population: 146,000
  • Awe-inspring natural beauty and the dramatic red rock landscape of the Colorado National Monument
  • 300+ days of sunshine
  • Exhilarating outdoor adventures including hiking, camping, biking or skiing on the Grand Mesa
  • Incredible whitewater rafting on the Colorado River
  • Hundreds of miles of world-class mountain biking trails
  • A charming downtown full of great shops, restaurants, art galleries, and more
  • The heart of Colorado's wine country
  • Close to world-famous destinations such as Moab, Utah, Telluride, Aspen, and Glenwood Springs
  • Regional Medical Center serving western Colo. & eastern Utah
  • 2,020 associates, 434 physicians
  • 346 beds (310 are staffed)

Practice where you play!

 
St.  Marys Hospital and Regional Medical Center is seeking a BC/ BE neurologist to be part of a growing Neuroscience program and Primary Stroke Center. We are looking for a general neurologist with a passion for stroke care to practice general neurology.
 
This employed opportunity will be a combination of both outpatient and inpatient practice. Enjoy a large referral base from a multi-county catchment area, a collegial medical staff of over 300, and a full array of other hospital services. A full array of neuro-technology testing is available, state of the art imaging with PACS, comprehensive neurosurgical support, and the only EMU between Denver and Salt Lake City. Enjoy competitive pay, benefits, CME, and much more. 
 
  • Join our team of three neurologists in a thriving and busy practice
  • Full front office and clinical support
  • Established Primary Stroke Center with telemedicine support  
  • 3T MRI
  • 4 Bed EMU
  • Xltek EEG
  • Long term monitoring capability
  • Functional MRI
  • Comprehensive neurosurgical support
  • EPIC electronic medical record
  • 37,835 ER visits/year
  • 34-bed open ICU
  • CT, Ultrasound, Fluoroscopic guidance, Nuclear medicine, Interventional radiology
  • Colorado medical license or the ability to obtain one
  • Colorado DEA or the ability to obtain one
  • Ability to complete and pass the credentialing process

 

 


          “Death to America” Means” Death to Trump”, Ayatollah Says      Cache   Translate Page      
Ayatollah says death to America means death to Trump
Iranian Supreme Ruler Ayatollah Ali Khamenei says “death to America” now officially means “Death to Trump” in Iran.

In a speech to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Iranian revolution, Khamenei told a group of Iranian air force officers:
“As long as America continues its wickedness, the Iranian nation will not abandon ‘Death to America’.” 
Trump pulled out of Iran’s 2015 nuclear deal with world powers last year and re-imposed sanctions on Tehran, dealing a blow to the country’s economy.
“‘Death to America’ means death to Trump, (National Security Adviser) John Bolton, and (Secretary of State Mike) Pompeo. It means death to American rulers,” Ayatollah Khamenei said.
Zerohedge.com reports: And though the European signatories to the Iran deal have been doing everything they can to keep the deal afloat, Khamenei warned against trusting them, too, particularly since they have been stepping up criticism of Iran’s missile tests.
“I recommend that one should not trust the Europeans just as the Americans,” Khamenei said.
“We don’t say, don’t have contacts with them, but it’s an issue of trust.”
Maybe if European nations like Italy had stepped up their purchases of Iranian oil, or if the EU had succeeded in creating the alternative payments vehicle to help importers of Iranian crude bypass US sanctions, the Ayatollah would feel differently

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Rusia are mai multe rachete de croazieră SSC-8 cu rază medie de acţiune decât se credea anterior, a relatat duminică ziarul german Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung (FAZ), citând o sursă nenominalizată din serviciile de informaţii occidentale, transmite DPA. NATO declară că sistemul de arme încalcă Tratatul Forţelor Nucleare Intermediare (INF), un acord de dezarmare din 1987, din care Statele Unite şi Rusia au anunţat că se retrag săptămâna trecută. Statele Unite au acuzat de mult timp Rusia de încălcare a pactului. Potrivit FAZ, în plus faţă de un batalion de antrenare la situl de testare a rachetelor de la Kapustin Iar din sudul Rusiei şi altul în Kamîşlov, la est de Ekaterinburg, există alte două locuri unde sunt staţionate batalioane şi rachete: unul la Mozdok în Osetia de Nord şi altul la Şuia lângă Moscova. Fiecare dintre cele patru batalioane au patru lansatoare pe roţi cu câte patru rachete, a relatat ziarul. Asta înseamnă că Rusia are cel puţin 64 de rachete SSC-8, care pot fi armate fie cu focoase convenţionale sau nucleare. Racheta are o bătaie de până la 2.350 de kilometri. Transportând un focos convenţional de 500 de kilograme, raza de acţiune este de aproximativ 2.000 de kilometri, scrie ziarul. Tratatul INF dintre Washington şi Moscova interzice dezvoltarea şi deţinerea de rachete nucleare sau de croazieră cu o rază de acţiune între 500 şi 5.500 de kilometri. Rusia susţine că sistemele sale de arme au o rază de acţiune de 480 de kilometri, aminteşte agenţia germană de presă. Cu rachetele în poziţiile lor actuale, estul şi nordul Europei ar fi în raza de acţiune, potrivit FAZ, care adaugă că mutarea lor ar putea pune întreaga Europă în raza de acţiune cu excepţia Portugaliei.AGERPRES/(AS - editor: Sorin Calciu, editor online: Ady Ivaşcu)
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Agenţia DPA a difuzat ulterior o corectură precizând că remarcile ambasadorului american au fost citate de Welt am Sonntag şi nu Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung. Retransmitem ştirea în formă corectă: Mecanismul UE menit să faciliteze comerţul cu Iranul şi să eludeze sancţiunile Statelor Unite este lipsit de respect faţă de politicile Washingtonului şi un curs inadmisibil de acţiune, a declarat ambasadorul american în Germania, Richard Grenell, pentru Welt am Sonntag, citat duminică de DPA. Preşedintele american Donald Trump foloseşte sancţiunile pentru a forţa Iranul să se întoarcă la masa negocierilor şi a-l împiedica să dezvolte arme nucleare şi să avanseze în programul său de rachete, a declarat el ziarului german în remarci publicate duminică. Germania, Franţa şi Marea Britanie şi-au lansat mecanismul, cunoscut sub numele de Instex, la sfârşitul lunii ianuarie, în încercarea de a susţine acordul nuclear cu Iranul din 2015, care deja a stabilit reducerea capacităţii Teheranului de a dezvolta arme nucleare. Instex va permite să se facă comerţ fără tranzacţii financiare directe. Iranul ar putea, de exemplu, să livreze petrol sau alte produse către Europa şi banii, în loc să fie plătiţi băncilor iraniene, ar ajunge la companiile europene care vând medicamente sau produse alimentare Iranului. Nu este pentru prima dată când Grenell a încălcat eticheta diplomatică cu declaraţii controversate, notează agenţia germană de presă. La scurt timp după ce a preluat rolul de ambasador în luna mai, el a cerut ca firmele germane să nu mai facă afaceri în Iran după retragerea SUA din acordul nuclear. Mai târziu, el a provocat furie declarând site-ului de ştiri Breitbart că doreşte "să-i susţină pe ceilalţi conservatori din întreaga Europă". Cel mai recent, el a ameninţat cu sancţiuni companiile germane care contribuie la construcţia gazoductului ruso-german Nordstream 2.AGERPRES/(AS - editor: Sorin Calciu, editor online: Ady Ivaşcu)
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The Southern African Faith Communities’ Environment Institute (SAFCEI) today, expressed optimism at President Ramaphosa’s forward-looking State of the Nation Address (SONA) last night. However, the multi-faith NGO says it is concerned that too much emphasis is placed on economic and technological developments, while social and environmental wellbeing seemed less significant. According to Liziwe McDaid, SAFCEI’s […]
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DISGRACED FORMER EXECUTIVE EDITOR OF THE NEW YORK TIMES JILL ABRAMSON IS NEWLY DISGRACED AS A RESULT OF PLAGIARIZING THROUGHOUT HER NEW BOOK 'MERCHANTS OF TRUTH.'  ATTEMPTING TO DIG HERSELF OUT OF HER HOLE, JILL IS INSISTING THAT SHE DIDN'T PLAGIARIZE, SHE JUST HAD A "CITATION ERROR."


MEANWHILE, 28-YEAR-OLD STEPHEN LYNCH -- OF CONNECTICUT'S 'NOTORIOUS' LOS SOLIDOS GANG -- DENIED LAST MONTH THAT HE ROBBED THE MASCOMA BANK BRANCH IN WHITE RIVER JUNCTION. 

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FROM THE TCI WIRE:


Starting with US politics, Aime Parnes (THE HILL) observes:


Former Vice President Joe Biden's words and policy positions on the Iraq War could come back to haunt him if he enters the race for the White House.
Biden is popular with Democrats, polls show he leads most of his competitors in the 2020 field and a survey this week found more than 60 percent want him in the race. He routinely leads polls of Democrats asked to pick their favored presidential candidate.
But his words on Iraq from nearly two decades ago sound out-of-step with the increasingly left-leaning party he would be seeking to lead. 
Biden backed the resolution giving President George W. Bush the authority to invade Iraq, and he also praised the president in a Senate floor speech at the time for his handling of the case for war.


Joe did not have the problems that Hillary Clinton or John Edwards had when it came to Iraq.  As the late Elizabeth Edwards noted, John Edwards came clean on Iraq and apologized for it but Hillary refused to take accountability for her support for the Iraq War (saying she was tricked by Bully Boy Bush is not taking accountability, it is saying "I"m so stupid even an idiot can fool me").

Parnes notes 2008 in one sentence but never addresses why it wasn't an issue for Joe when he last attempted to be the Democratic Party nominee.

There are several reasons.  First among them, the Iraq War wasn't his focus, he was focused on partitioning Iraq or creating a federalist system.  He repeatedly denied this was partitioning Iraq.  Many Iraqis disagreed.  During his brief 2007 and January 2008 campaign for the nomination, he was repeatedly on the defense about this issue.  Seeking votes in Iowa in the last stages of his campaign, he was still having to face the issue and clarify or expand on his previous remarks.

It is true that CODEPINK was bird-dogging Hillary Clinton over her vote and support for the Iraq War at this time (and only bird-dogging her) but Joe's mess at that time was being the face of US imperialism announcing that Iraq should be three different government under a federalist system.  This was not what Iraqis were calling for at the time and here was this non-Iraqi from a country that started the war now insisting what would be done next.

Beau Biden is another factor.  Beau served in Iraq.  Chelsea Clinton did not serve in Iraq (though she did support the Iraq War, a reality she tries to lie about today).  With a son in Iraq, the hypocrite label was a little harder to hang on Joe.

There's also the fact that no one really thought Joe Biden stood a chance at the nomination.  He was gaffe prone.  He infamously 'borrowed' from another for a big speech in a previous run.  He wasn't seen as a viable candidate by the press.

What's different now?

Sexism will be called out.  I'm not just referring to Anita Hill (Parnes covers that).  I'm also referring to the media itself.  In New Hampshire, speaking publicly, Hillary's eyes well.  She does not cry, she does not sob.  But Bill Moyers, Jesse Jackson Jr. and countless others mocked her for that, ridiculed her for that, etc.  Months later, Joe Biden, then on the ticket as Barack Obama's running mate, starts crying on stage in the middle of a speech.  It's not even one day's coverage, let alone the weeks of coverage Hillary endured.

Things have changed and they won't help Joe.  Most of all, his Iraq-free card won't exist this time, not after he shamed himself by publicly praising Bully Boy Bush at an awards ceremony last year.  Joe's popularity is as an idea.  As an actual person?  If he runs, his popularity will plummet.


We heard attacks from warmongers in politics/media before. Those opposed to Iraq/Libya/Syria regime change wars are called “dicatator-lovers” or “cozy” with evil regimes. Rather than defend their position, they resort to name-calling & smears. American people wont fall for this.





US House Rep Tulsi Gabbard is running for the 2020 Democratic Party nomination and you know she makes some tremble by the vicious media attacks she's already enduring.




Last Saturday, she officially launched her campaign.




Tulsi Gabbard officially announced her candidacy for President of the United States and kicked off her campaign on Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019, in Hawaii. She was introduced by Ryan Soon, a fellow member of the Hawaii National Guard who served with her in Iraq and Kuwait. Tulsi's friends, family, and supporters gathered to hear her vision for the future of our nation. More than 3,500 private and public watch parties across the country were coordinated by grassroots supporters to take part in the live-streamed event.
In her remarks, Tulsi Gabbard said, "When we raise our right hand and volunteer to serve, we set aside our own interests—to serve our country and to fight for ALL Americans. We serve as one—indivisible and unbreakable, united by this bond of  love for each other and love for our country. It is this principle of putting service above self, that is at the heart of every soldier, every service member. And it is in this spirit that today I announce my candidacy for President of the United States of America.


"I will bring a soldier's values and principles to the White House—restoring the values of dignity, honor, and respect to the presidency. And above all, love for our people and love of country. I ask you to join me, in this spirit of putting service before self, to stand up against the forces of greed and corruption."

Possibly some of the press attacks stem from the press fear that Tulsi will bring Iraq into the conversation.  Parnes, for example, is convinced that Iraq's not an issue in 2020.

Really?


Senator Elizabeth Warren's running for the nomination and she's contributed a major paper to COFR's FOREIGN AFFAIRS:




A foreign policy that works for all Americans must also be driven by honest assessments of the full costs and risks associated with going to war. All three of my brothers served in the military, and I know our service members and their families are smart, tough, and resourceful. But having a strong military doesn’t mean we need to constantly use it. An effective deterrent also means showing the good judgment to exercise appropriate restraint. 
Over the past two decades, the United States has been mired in a series of wars that have sapped its strength. The human cost of these wars has been staggering: more than 6,900 killed in Afghanistan and Iraq, another 52,000 wounded, and many more who live every day with the invisible scars of war. By financing these conflicts while cutting taxes, the country has essentially charged the costs of war to a collective credit card for future generations to pay, diverting money that could have been invested in critical domestic priorities. This burden will create a drag on the economy that will last for generations. 
The costs have been extraordinarily high, but these wars have not succeeded even on their own terms. We’ve “turned the corner” in Afghanistan so many times that it seems we’re now going in circles. After years of constant war, Afghanistan hardly resembles a functioning state, and both poppy production and the Taliban are again on the rise. The invasion of Iraq destabilized and fragmented the Middle East, creating enormous suffering and precipitating the deaths of hundreds of thousands of people. The region remains a tangled mess—the promise of the Arab Spring crushed, Iran emboldened, Syria devastated, the Islamic State (or ISIS) and its offshoots stubbornly resilient, and a massive refugee crisis threatening to destabilize Europe. Neither military nor civilian policymakers seem capable of defining success, but surely this is not it.
A singular focus on counterterrorism, meanwhile, has dangerously distorted U.S. policies. Here at home, we have allowed an imperial presidency to stretch the Constitution beyond recognition to justify the use of force, with little oversight from Congress. The government has at times defended tactics, such as torture, that are antithetical to American values. Washington has partnered with countries that share neither its goals nor its ideals. Counterterrorism efforts have often undermined other foreign policy priorities, such as reinforcing civilian governance, the rule of law, and human rights abroad. And in some cases, as with U.S. support for Saudi Arabia’s proxy war in Yemen, U.S. policies risk generating even more extremism.
As a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, I have seen up close how 17 years of conflict have degraded equipment, sapped forces’ readiness, and forced the postponement of investment in critical military capabilities. It has distracted Washington from growing dangers in other parts of the world: a long-term struggle for power in Asia, a revanchist Russia that threatens Europe, and looming unrest in the Western Hemisphere, including a collapsing state in Venezuela that threatens to disrupt its neighbors. Would-be rivals, for their part, have watched and learned, and they are hard at work developing technologies and tactics to leapfrog the United States, investing heavily in such areas as robotics, cybersecurity, artificial intelligence, synthetic biology, and quantum computing. China is making massive bets in these and other areas in an effort to surpass the United States as a global technological power. Whether the United States will maintain its edge and harness these technologies for good remains an open question. 
It is the job of the U.S. government to do what is necessary to protect Americans, but it is long past time to start asking what truly makes the country safer—and what does not. Military efforts alone will never fully succeed at ending terrorism, because it is not possible to fight one’s way out of extremism. Some challenges, such as cyberattacks and nuclear proliferation, require much more than a strong military to combat. And other dangers, such as climate change and the spread of infectious diseases, cannot be solved through military action at all. The United States will spend more than $700 billion on defense in the 2018–19 fiscal year alone. That is more in real terms than was spent under President Ronald Reagan during the Cold War and more than all the rest of the country’s discretionary budget put together. But even as Washington spends more and more, U.S. military leaders point out that funding a muscular military without robust diplomacy, economic statecraft, support for civil society, and development assistance only hamstrings American national power and undercuts any military gains. 
As a candidate, Trump promised to bring U.S. troops home. As president, he has sent more troops into Afghanistan. On the campaign trail, Trump claimed he did not want to police the world. As president, he has expanded the United States’ military footprint around the globe, from doubling the number of U.S. air strikes in Somalia to establishing a drone base in Niger. As a candidate, Trump promised to rebuild the military, but as president, he has gutted the diplomatic corps on which the Pentagon relies. He promised to reduce the threat of nuclear proliferation, but he has undermined a successful nuclear deal with Iran, has failed to roll back the North Korean nuclear program, and seems intent on spurring a new nuclear arms race with Russia. 

These actions do not make Americans safer. It’s time to seriously review the country’s military commitments overseas, and that includes bringing U.S. troops home from Afghanistan and Iraq. They have fought with honor, but additional American blood spilled will not halt the violence or result in a functioning democratic government in either place. 


We've noted that several times before.  We've also noted that foreign policy will be an issue in the 2020 election.  How much of an issue, I don't know.  Even I was shocked by (see Wednesday's snapshot) the "CBS NEWS poll showed that the most pressing topic on the mind of Americans was foreign policy and national security.  Respondents ranked that the number one issue (93%) with jobs and economy second (92%) and healthcare third (80%)."



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Apex Legends character

  • It's just weeks into the new year and we're already waist-deep in major new games.
  • February kicked off with the surprise announcement-slash-launch of the excellent "Apex Legends" on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. The game's already a breakaway hit, with over 10 million players.
  • Several other blockbuster titles are expected in the coming week, including "Crackdown 3" and "Anthem."

 

With a surprise announcement on February 4, followed swiftly by the game's launch on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC, "Apex Legends" has already demonstrated that February is a big month for gaming.

In the coming week, another trio of blockbusters is expected to arrive — spearheaded by the highly-anticipated "Anthem" from EA's Bioware team — and there's no slowing down after that! 

Here's the rundown of all the biggest games of the year's shortest month:

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1. "Apex Legends"

On paper, "Apex Legends" sounds a lot like "Fortnite."

It's a free-to-play shooter centered around a Battle Royale mode! It's available on several gaming platforms! It's full of colorful loot!

In reality, "Apex Legends" is a very different game in the same genre as "Fortnite."

If you've spent any time with the "Titanfall" games, you'll feel at least some tinge of familiarity with "Apex Legends."

There's a simple reason for that: "Apex Legends" is made by Respawn Entertainment, the EA-owned studio that made the "Titanfall" games. In fact, "Apex Legends" is sort of a "Titanfall" game, albeit one without wall-running or giant, hulking robot suits.

What it lacks in that stuff, it keeps in excellent first-person shooting. Above all else, "Apex Legends" is a really, really great multiplayer first-person shooter.

Yes, it's a Battle Royale game. And yes, it's a free-to-play game, with all the baggage that phrase comes with.

But, more than any of that stuff, "Apex Legends" is a best-in-class first-person shooter.

Release Date: February 4

Platform(s): Xbox One, PlayStation 4, PC



2. "Far Cry New Dawn"

A new "Far Cry" game? Didn't one of those come out, like, in 2018?

Yep! That game was "Far Cry 5," and it came out in late March on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. The open-world first-person shooter was set in America for the first time ever, and featured a new antagonist: a maniacal cult leader with nuclear ambitions.

"Far Cry New Dawn" is a sequel to that game, set in a post-apocalypse Montana 17 years after the events of "Far Cry 5." The trailer alludes to a period of extreme weather following a nuclear detonation, eventually leading to a new world — a world where people shoot sawblades from crossbows, apparently.

Release Date: February 15, 2019

Platform(s): Xbox One, PlayStation 4, PC



3. "Crackdown 3"

"Crackdown 3" has been in the works for years, having been delayed multiple times.

As the name implies, it's the third game in the open-world, third-person action "Crackdown" series. But this time, apparently, it stars Terry Crews?

The series is big on mobility — allowing you to go anywhere you want — and on huge explosions. It looks like the third game in the series is no different in this respect.

Release Date: February 15, 2019

Platform(s): Xbox One, PC



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          The 6 hottest video games in a surprisingly action-packed February      Cache   Translate Page      

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  • It's just weeks into the new year and we're already waist-deep in major new games.
  • February kicked off with the surprise announcement-slash-launch of the excellent "Apex Legends" on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. The game's already a breakaway hit, with over 10 million players.
  • Several other blockbuster titles are expected in the coming week, including "Crackdown 3" and "Anthem."

 

With a surprise announcement on February 4, followed swiftly by the game's launch on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC, "Apex Legends" has already demonstrated that February is a big month for gaming.

In the coming week, another trio of blockbusters is expected to arrive — spearheaded by the highly-anticipated "Anthem" from EA's Bioware team — and there's no slowing down after that! 

Here's the rundown of all the biggest games of the year's shortest month:

SEE ALSO: The 30 hottest video games you shouldn't miss in 2019

1. "Apex Legends"

On paper, "Apex Legends" sounds a lot like "Fortnite."

It's a free-to-play shooter centered around a Battle Royale mode! It's available on several gaming platforms! It's full of colorful loot!

In reality, "Apex Legends" is a very different game in the same genre as "Fortnite."

If you've spent any time with the "Titanfall" games, you'll feel at least some tinge of familiarity with "Apex Legends."

There's a simple reason for that: "Apex Legends" is made by Respawn Entertainment, the EA-owned studio that made the "Titanfall" games. In fact, "Apex Legends" is sort of a "Titanfall" game, albeit one without wall-running or giant, hulking robot suits.

What it lacks in that stuff, it keeps in excellent first-person shooting. Above all else, "Apex Legends" is a really, really great multiplayer first-person shooter.

Yes, it's a Battle Royale game. And yes, it's a free-to-play game, with all the baggage that phrase comes with.

But, more than any of that stuff, "Apex Legends" is a best-in-class first-person shooter.

Release Date: February 4

Platform(s): Xbox One, PlayStation 4, PC



2. "Far Cry New Dawn"

A new "Far Cry" game? Didn't one of those come out, like, in 2018?

Yep! That game was "Far Cry 5," and it came out in late March on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. The open-world first-person shooter was set in America for the first time ever, and featured a new antagonist: a maniacal cult leader with nuclear ambitions.

"Far Cry New Dawn" is a sequel to that game, set in a post-apocalypse Montana 17 years after the events of "Far Cry 5." The trailer alludes to a period of extreme weather following a nuclear detonation, eventually leading to a new world — a world where people shoot sawblades from crossbows, apparently.

Release Date: February 15, 2019

Platform(s): Xbox One, PlayStation 4, PC



3. "Crackdown 3"

"Crackdown 3" has been in the works for years, having been delayed multiple times.

As the name implies, it's the third game in the open-world, third-person action "Crackdown" series. But this time, apparently, it stars Terry Crews?

The series is big on mobility — allowing you to go anywhere you want — and on huge explosions. It looks like the third game in the series is no different in this respect.

Release Date: February 15, 2019

Platform(s): Xbox One, PC



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Michael Flynn, Russia and a Grand Scheme to Build Nuclear Power Plants in Saudi Arabia and the Arab World: How Trump’s former national security adviser got involved with a madcap plan to build scores of nuclear power plants in Saudi Arabia and the Arab world.
          New York City's Maddelynn Hatter-On Her Unique Style, Turning A "Lewk" & How To Stand Out From The Crowd.      Cache   Translate Page      

If there is anyone that knows how to stand out, it's New York City's drag daredevil Maddelynn Hatter. With a strong aesthetic and an even stronger perspective, this drag wonder is truly one of a kind, So much so, that her unique performance style has torpedoed to headling gigs at The Black Party in New York as well as in Provincetown, MA. Between gigs and creative brainstorms, Hatter caught up with me to talk about her favorite drag sisters, her career "pinch me" moments, and how expanding your repertoire is crucial in this business. 

Instinct: For those that have never seen Maddelynn Hatter on stage, how would you describe your performance style and “drag” as a whole?

Maddelynn Hatter: Visually stimulating and engaging! I like to look people in the eye and i like to connect with my audience. I like bright colors and a whole bunch of different kinds of music from Fiona Apple, to Marilyn Manson to Zedd!

Instinct: You are known to perform in some outlandish and unique costumes and even more daring performances. How do you choose your material? Any favorites that really stand out?

MH: I honestly need to be physically moved and inspired by the music, or its simply all about the lewk. I'll try to put some concept around what the music makes me feel as well.

Instinct: How did Maddelynn Hatter get her start in the extremely competitive New York City drag scene?

MH: By pounding the pavement and going out every single day! I would make a lewk for every time i would go out and i would archive absolutely everything! Social media helped me a lot and is def part of the game for me. I as a visual artist like to use my drag as a medium for my creative impulses and show it like one would a painting in a gallery.

Instinct: It’s so hard to stand out in New York City and in drag; how have you carved out your own niche?

MH: By being a unique and lovely snowflake in a nuclear winter blizzard!

Instinct: What are some of your career highlights so far?

MH: Let's see...Both meeting Cher and performing in front of three thousand  people at Vancouver Pride, definitely!  Being the Black Party Queen at Roseland Ballroom, and of course, working at the same club (The Ritz) for over eight years!  Having photographed some of the most talented and famous queens in the business as well as having performed all over the United States and Canada, definitely! 

Instinct: What is left that you want to achieve as Maddelynn Hatter? Any aspirations to be on RuPaul‬’s Drag Race perhaps?

MH: Honestly if there is one thing I have learned, it's that life will always find a way to use a queen in any situation. If you want to be successful in this business, always try to find a way to get yourself booked in new and inventive way. Not just shows, but private parties, video and photo shoots, cocktailing, waiting, doing makeup, hair, costuming all the f