It ain’t so bad

Imagine a Europe invaded by a million solders and artillery and bombs dropping from the sky killing thousands per nightly raid. Replaced now by barrages of media coverage and an onslaught of hysteria. The people who were killed and their loved ones, and the trauma of the event is nothing short of tragic. But it isn’t a world at war taking a 100 million lives in four years. Chin up. 

Never give in, never ever surrender. Winton Churchill. Viva La France. Long live freedom. 

Trans-Pacific Partnership could undermine climate regulations, top economist warns

Nobel economics laureate Joseph Stiglitz argues that the TPP could open up governments to corporate lawsuits over climate rules.