Schedules

Thursday 21 August 2014

Map above: The illegal drug trade is a global black market dedicated to the cultivation, manufacturing, distribution and sale of drugs that are subject to drug prohibition laws. Most jurisdictions prohibit trade, except under license, of many types of drugs through the use of drug prohibition laws...

Wednesday 20 August 2014

Photo, above: James Foley of Rochester, N.H., a freelance contributor for GlobalPost, in Benghazi, Libya; today, he was slowly beheaded by ISIS in Iraq. JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Co-hosts:  Gordon Chang, Forbes.com & Dr. David M. Livingston, The Space Show.  Hour One Wednesday  20 August  2014 /...

Tuesday 19 August 2014

Image, above:  Neel Kashkari, currently running for governor of California, spent a week as a homeless man. "Kashkari wrote that he took a Greyhound bus from Los Angeles to Fresno on July 21 with '$40 in my pocket (and no credit cards), a backpack, a change of clothes and a toothbrush.' He said...

Monday 18 August 2014

Map, above:   from a government publication on the spread of ebola in Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone as of August 7, 2014.    Areas with confirmed and probable cases    Areas reporting suspect cases Ebola crisis: Liberia confirms West Point patients missing   Seventeen suspected ebola...

Sunday 17 August 2014

Engraving, above: Lincoln and Johnson JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Hour One Sunday 17 August  2014  / Hour 1, Block A: Darwin's Devices: What Evolving Robots Can Teach Us About the History of Life and the Future of Technology by John Long (1 of 4) Sunday 17 August  2014  / Hour 1, Block B: Darwin's Devices...

Saturday 16 August 2014

  Photo, above: Large anarchist rally in Union Square, New York City, with Alexander Berkman addressing the crowd, on 11 July 1914. Over 5,000 people attended the mass memorial meeting called by the Anti-Militarist League for Berg, Hanson, and Caron, the three anarchists killed in the Lexington...

Friday 15 August 2014

Photo, above: Yazidis burn oil lamps for one the saints.   The Kitêba Cilwe "Book of Illumination", which claims to be the words of Tawûsê Melek, and which presumably represents Yazidi belief, states that he allocates responsibilities, blessings and misfortunes as he sees fit and that it is not for...

Thursday 14 August 2014

Map, above: La Mort aux Juifs is a hamlet under the jurisdiction of the French commune of Courtemaux in the Loiret department in north-central France. Its name means Death to Jews or The Death of the Jews. In August 2014, the Simon Wiesenthal Center petitioned the French government to change the...

Wednesday 13 August 2014

Photo, above:   Chinese police attacked the Christians gathered outside of Wenzhou Salvation Church last month, beating them with electric batons. At least 14 and as many as 50 worshippers — some elderly — sustained wounds, including a fractured skull, broken bones and internal injuries. Their...

Tuesday 12 August 2014

Photo, above:  Crisis in the Late Bronze Age Triggered by Environmental Change  The Late Bronze Age collapse was a transition in the Aegean Region, Southwestern Asia and the Eastern Mediterranean from the Late Bronze Age to the Early Iron Age that historians, such as Amos Nur and Leonard R. Palmer...

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