Saturday, August 9, 2014

A Lousy Week

New York Times headline this morning:

World Desperate for a Little Good News

Boiling points in Iraq, Gaza and Ukraine accompany the spread of a disease in West Africa. 

They could have added the the flood of young people fleeing gang violence in Guatemala and Honduras, ongoing political dysfunction in the U.S., drought in the American west, the melting of the Arctic, continued economic woes in Europe, the assassination of an American general in Afghanistan, the spread of fatal wheat rust. . . .

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