JOEL KOTKIN: Elites Against Western Civilization: Teaching youth that there is nothing good about our democratic cultural inheritance, the intellectual class is working to discredit our past and demolish our future.

via city-journal: The intellectual class across the West—encompassing its universities, media, and arts—is striving to dismantle the values that paced its ascendancy. Europe, the source of Western civilization, now faces a … Read more

Massive heat waves, Western USA, India, etc

Folks in the western U.S. are sweltering under an unusually intense June heat wave, with temperatures soaring to near-record highs from Oregon to Arizona. www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2019/06/11/heat-wave-western-us-bakes-temperatures-soar-120-degrees/1419639001/ Massive heat wave India www.nytimes.com/2019/06/13/world/asia/india-heat-wave-deaths.html … Read more

The Western MSM narrative of Assad’s Douma ‘chemical weapon attack,’ long questioned by many castigated as conspiracy theorists, has collapsed. It is moribund.

by axolotl_peyotl via 21stcenturywire: The United Nations’ Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) recently released their report into the alleged chemical weapons attack in Douma, in the Syrian Arab Republic (SAR.) … Read more