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Notations On Our World (Special Edition) : #RandomThoughts

  Heather Cox Richardson Early in the morning on June 17, 1972, Frank Wills, a 24-year-old security guard at the Watergate Office Building in Washington, D.C., noticed that a door lock had been taped open. He ripped off the tape and closed the door, but when he went on the next round, he found the door taped open again. He called the police, who found five burglars in the Democratic National Committee headquarters located in the building. And so it began. The U.S. president, Richard M. Nixon, was obsessed with the idea that opponents were trying to sink his campaign for reelection. The previous year, in June 1971, the  New York Times  had begun to publish what became known as the Pentagon Papers, a secret government study that detailed U.S. involvement in Vietnam from presidents Harry Truman to Lyndon Johnson. While the study ended before the Nixon administration, it showed that presidents had lied to the American people, and Nixon worried that the story would hurt his administration b

Notations On Our World ((Weekly Edition)): On Our World On #WorldEnvironmentDay2022

 We present the following courtesy the Team at Global Citizen especially as we deal with the ever profound challenges of climate change: especially on World Environment Day as we note in the strongest possible term:  #OnlyOneEarth: How Coldplay & Global Citizens From Around The World Teamed Up To Defend The Planet Credit: Leo Correa/AP Dear Mike,   For the first time in history, climate change is causing the Amazon Rainforest to emit more greenhouse gases than it’s able to absorb. Today, a combination of manmade and natural disasters has displaced millions of people who call this region home, and devastated over 8,000 square miles of precious forest.    That’s why in 2021, ahead of the Global Citizen Live broadcast and festival event, Coldplay and thousands of Global Citizens,  Re:wild , and the  Center for Environmental Peacebuilding  teamed up to call on world leaders to urgently  defend the planet .  LEARN MORE This meant demanding protection for almost 60% of the Amazon rainfor

#OutsiderVibes (Special W-End Edition): Yanni - The Rain Must Fall (Official Video)