Daily Archives: 07/06/2021

MUSIC: Minister Louis Farrakhan … Classical Violinist – What a Surprise!

Minister Louis Farrakhan | Mendelssohn Violin Concerto in E Minor [Full Performance]

COMMENT: Never Judge a Book by the Cover. I knew he was from Jamaica and  sang Calypso  songs, and talked politics, but this is high music here. Great, I love it.

YouTube entry on August 5, 2020.

@Minister Louis Farrakhan performs the Mendelssohn Violin Concerto at Christ Universal Temple. ALBUM VERSION AVAILABLE EVERYWHERE: https://ministerlouisfarrakhan.hearno… Follow Minister Louis Farrakhan on Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/4JXmJ…

GUYANA: Gold Mining Impacts Entire Ecosystems – By Akola Thompson

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Guyana has had a long tortuous history with extractive industries. From the heydays of bauxite to the steady allure of a wealthy oil nation, the pursuit of these finite resources has resulted in environmental health and citizen wellbeing constantly being put on the backburner. While there are clear strategies to decrease the harm of gold mining on people and ecosystems, very little ever gets done.

Gold mining has brought with it the destruction of entire ecosystems, as large scale clearing of forests is regularly undertaken. In the wake of mining activities one can always find lifeless craters and dangerous open pits spanning for miles across several regions. The gold mining industry paints a really grim picture of the harm both regulated and illegal industries can have on entire communities.          Continue reading

USA Politics: Trump Is Preparing for the Worst – By David Frum | The Atlantic  

Watch for early indications that the legal process may end badly for the former president. 

By David Frum | The Atlantic

  • “How did you go bankrupt?” Bill asked.
  • “Two ways,” Mike said. “Gradually and then suddenly.”
  • “What brought it on?”
  • “Friends,” said Mike. “I had a lot of friends.”

— Ernest Hemingway, The Sun Also Rises

Like Hemingway’s Mike Campbell, the Trump Organization is confronting troubles that accumulated gradually and have coalesced suddenly. And once again, friends are at the bottom of it.          Continue reading