Sunday, December 24, 2017

Worst natural disasters of 2017 - Business Insider

hurricane maria puerto ricoWorst natural disasters of 2017 - Business Insider

"People around the world recorded record-breaking devastation, much of it caused by higher-than-usual temperatures on land and at sea. Climate experts say that in a warming world, these fatal events will continue to worsen. A November 2017 report released by the Trump Administration cautioned that "extreme climate events" like heavy rainfall, extreme heatwaves, wildfires, and sea-level rise will all get more severe around the globe, and that some of these events could result in abrupt, irreversible changes to the climate as we know it."

Saturday, December 9, 2017

Becky and Abboud 69th anniversary


Becky and Abboud 60th wedding anniversary VIDEO!

Official Toll in Puerto Rico: 62. Actual Deaths May Be 1,052. - The New York Times

Official Toll in Puerto Rico: 62. Actual Deaths May Be 1,052. - The New York Times

Dylan Farrow, Woody Allen’s Accuser, Says #MeToo Movement Is ‘Selective’ - The New York Times

Dylan Farrow, Woody Allen’s Accuser, Says #MeToo Movement Is ‘Selective’ - The New York Times

For Female Lobbyists, Harassment Often Accompanies Access - The New York Times

For Female Lobbyists, Harassment Often Accompanies Access - The New York Times

"Charges of harassment are cascading through statehouses across the country, leading to investigations, resignations of powerful men and anguish over hostile workplaces for women that for years went unacknowledged. Amid this reckoning, one group of victims has stood apart: political lobbyists.

Part of a frequently disparaged profession, female lobbyists have emerged as especially vulnerable in legislatures and in Congress because, unlike government employees, they often have no avenue to report complaints and receive due process. Lobbyists who have been harassed are essentially powerless in their workplaces, all-dependent on access to mostly male lawmakers for meetings and influence to advance legislation and earn their living."

Larger death toll in Puerto Rico than reported

Official Toll in Puerto Rico: 62. Actual Deaths May Be 1,052. https://nyti.ms/2BNpvfc

Saturday, December 2, 2017