OIL AND HOW IT BECAME SO IMPORTANT

Welcome to the Toeg Effect. This is your host, Toeg. Today we discuss the history of what many call, “Black Gold.” Today, we look at   OIL AND HOW IT BECAME SO IMPORTANT   Clearly, before the advent of the automobile and the development of plastics, oil was only one of a…

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Beatnik’s Pad – The Future of Afghanistan

Welcome to the Toeg Effect. This is your host, Toeg. Today, we examine the forgotten conflict and its future. Today, we look into the effects of this conflict on the country and what lies ahead. Today, we review   THE AFGHAN CONFLICT AND THE FUTURE OF AFGHANISTAN   On October 7, 2001,…

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Beatnik’s Pad – The Commercialization of War

- The Beatnik https://www.opednews.com/articles/THE-COMMERCIALIZATION-OF-W-by-John-Little-080825-133.html   The commercialization of War Throughout history nations have had to defend themselves from their neighboring countries constant desire to expand and dominate, all the while eyeing their own possible growth at the expense of these very same nations. The ebb and flow of these kingdoms over time…

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The USA Loses World Currency Status

- The Beat By 1944, nearly all of the world’s major industrialized nations were lying in heaps of rubble with but a few production hubs cranking out armament and little else. It was under this backdrop that the financial leaders from the major allied countries met at Brenton Woods in New Hampshire.…

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Air, by Noar, Discussing Climate Change

- El Gringo The vast majority of the world  believes that climate change is real and, for the most part, human beings are to blame for the acceleration of this phenomenon. People from across the globe have protested with ever larger crowds against the do-nothing governments that barely recognize this death knell…

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Recent Funeral Held for Swiss Glacier

by Taistealai Dozens of Swiss congregated recently in the Glarus Alps of Northeastern Switzerland to mourn the passing of their beloved Pizoli glacier. They had been watching its slow regression into oblivion over the year with sadness and consternation and in September, the gathered together for the last time to say goodbye…

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Is French healthcare the best in the world?

https://www.france24.com/en/20190830-french-connections-france-healthcare-system-doctor-affordable-hospital-social-security?fbclid=IwAR3PXqYEqj74xUE_V1_x0NumPAViJfzXpNlNHvdmJBsChKnzYY2a-CZHd90&ref=fb By Taistealaí When it comes to healthcare, the French are very proud of their system. It's high quality, accessible and affordable. France's "système de santé" ranks among the best in the world. Despite this enthusiasm, it's far from perfect and critics say the system is hemorrhaging money. So who pays for…

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Guns and America

- El Gringo   I am old enough to remember hearing about a quaint hunting rifle association that wanted to protect the rights of hunters much like conservationists want to protect Mother Nature. There wasn't a political bend to their mantra, they were hunters who like hunting. Sorta like The Sierra Club…

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Rivers of Dust: The Future of Water and the Middle East

Without international diplomacy, the Middle East is going to run out of water — and it won’t be alone.It is written that “Enannatum, ruler of Lagash,” slew “60 soldiers” from Umma. The battle between the two ancient city states took place 4,500 years ago near where the great Tigris and Euphrates rivers…

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