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Peacemaker Report 2023

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Summary Those who consider themselves peacemakers will likely find 2023 to be a challenging year. Hopefully people will head into 2024 with a renewed vision and stronger resolve. This document offers commentary on some issues that peacemakers are facing and related topics. The topics are listed in alphabetical order. Courage to be a Peacemaker Some… Continue reading Peacemaker Report 2023

Hyper-Criminality Report 2023

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Summary This page examines hyper-criminality as it impacts the justice system and society. This article is does not intend to condone or glamorize criminal behavior, but instead looks for ways to redirect the energy of those with hyper-criminal tendencies. Some videos are referenced as resources to provide a synopsis insight into significant personalities. Brief Overview… Continue reading Hyper-Criminality Report 2023

Poor Logic – Low Impact 2023

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Summary An ongoing theme on this website is the study of ineffective and counterproductive initiatives. This page offers news and resources examining how poor logic leads to low impact efforts. Heat Seeking for Evidence Sometimes if we know the conclusion we want to arrive at, we seek and selectively share evidence that helps defend and… Continue reading Poor Logic – Low Impact 2023

Ozempic Mounjaro Wegovy 2023

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Summary A group of hunger suppressing drugs have become popular for their ability to help promote significant weight loss. This page offers news and resources relating to these drugs. Entries are in chronological order beginning with the most recent. Some commentary and context are provided at the top of the page. Overview The group of… Continue reading Ozempic Mounjaro Wegovy 2023

Nuclear Power News 2023

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Summary This page provides nuclear power news highlights for 2023. For additional context and background, read the “Fusion Energy News 2022” report. [Read] Background 2010-2022 In a TED Talk presentation from 2010, Bill Gates described the TerraPower concept of nuclear energy production at lower cost with reduced risk and less waste. [Source] That presentation is… Continue reading Nuclear Power News 2023

Gender Report 2023

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Summary June is Pride Month — a time when issues of gender become a focus of news and conversation around the world. This report provides reference to a variety of gender-related topics and news updated for 2023. This is an evolving document and will be updated over time. For more related to this topic, read… Continue reading Gender Report 2023

Target Pride Display 2023

Summary In May 2023, Target became the focus of a controversy over their Pride Display. Some products presented on a few shelves were setup in preparation for Pride Month which is observed in June to support the LGBTQIA+ community. Those opposed to the queer-themed products described them as a satanic effort to push transgender clothing… Continue reading Target Pride Display 2023

Eco News 2023

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Summary This document provides environmental news and information including news of droughts, flooding, rising oceans, and more. Entries are listed in chronological order with source and date in the heading. For information on flooding, read “Flooding News 2023.” Last year’s eco reports include: 2023 News CNBC (14 Nov 2023) “Why Oil Giants Shell And BP… Continue reading Eco News 2023

COVID Report 2023

Summary This page provides some reports and news about the ongoing evolution of COVID including new variants and information about long-COVID. Entries below are in chronological order with the source and date shown in each heading. News ABC News (20 Nov 2023) “New COVID-19 vaccines to be available within weeks” — New Covid vaccines targeting… Continue reading COVID Report 2023

Homeless Report 2023

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Summary This page offers reports and news about about poverty and homelessness in the United States. Quick Facts Success Stories In 2015, Utah became the first state to reduce chronic homelessness by 91 percent. [Source] Following Utah’s success, other states and some municipalities have used a similar approach. Finland is also an example of success… Continue reading Homeless Report 2023

Gun Safety and Gun Rights – 2023

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Summary This document offers news and reports on the latest state of gun safety and gun rights in the United States. As gun-related tragedies increase in frequency and severity, the tug of war between opposing sides of the issue continues at a deadlock. The topic of firearms and the second amendment are under the overall… Continue reading Gun Safety and Gun Rights – 2023

Direct Action Report 2022

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Introduction This document provides some recent news reports relating to direct action in 2022, and the context for what we are seeing globally. In its simplest form, direct action is a way for a group to circumvent the normal democratic process for the advancement of a goal. While freedom of speech is part of the… Continue reading Direct Action Report 2022