Articles come across ~ 2/18/2016 by Bob Elschlager
Japanese MP under fire for linking Obama to slaves A descendant of slaves would have been unthinkable president in the past
New slogans tell N Koreans to build cars, grow food *NORTH* Korean govt pushes whole society in direction of satellites, electric trains cars, green-house grown veggies, and defend party and state to the death.
Communist Chinese aggressiveness strengthens; also economic issues
http://atimes.com/2016/02/the-kiss-in-havana-pope-francis-rolls-out-his-mission-impossible-on-the-world-stage-sisci/ Russian Orthodox and Pope meet. 20 centuries.
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/what-astronauts-miss-most-in-space-exclusive-video_us_56be5f96e4b0b40245c6c93a?ir=Science§ion=us_science&utm_hp_ref=science World Forces? In a way. Profound awareness of what we before had no awareness whatsoever, at the most basic sensual level. Astronaut misses — weather. Another misses “standard” stuff like water flowing out of a faucet instead of floating around you.
http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/2016/02/03/is-it-time-for-the-united-states-to-dump-saudi-arabia/ First time I have seen anywhere an author offering a specific explanation of the crash in oil prices. See “out of business”.