Covid-19 Likely to Lead to More Mass Violence

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There’s a great line in the 1997 movie, Men in Black: Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones are members of a secret...

The Trump-Twitter Tiff Makes No Sense

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As if we did not have enough drama in our lives, suddenly we have the Trump-Twitter soap opera. And it doesn’t seem...

White Supremacy Number One Threat — Dangerous as ISIS, Al-Qaeda

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Most of the crises we’ve covered have been natural events, such as an asteroid strike, or human-made problems, such as global warming....

How Joe Biden Somehow Wins From His Basement

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This is a presidential election year, but you'd hardly know it. Where are the primaries? Gone. Where are the debates? Gone. Where are the...

Malaria Drug Has Been Heavily Studied for Covid-19

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There’s been a lot of talk about the malaria drug, hydroxychloroquine, especially since Donald Trump bragged that he told his doctor to...

A Quarter-Billion People Are On The Move

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Some of the crises we are exploring are natural. Others are human-made, and in some cases, such as climate change, it’s a...

Face Masks Just Became a Presidential Election Issue

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It would be silly to think that any issue in 2020 couldn't be politicized, but there is now a new level beyond expert-mode of...

Will Biden Really Pick Amy Klobuchar as VP?

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While the COVID-19 lockdown debate rages over Memorial Day weekend, several prominent Democratic women are getting attention from former vice president Joe Biden. No,...

Are Humans an “Endangered Species”?

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As humans, we are, of course, most concerned with our own survival. But the world is a “closed system,” meaning that nothing is added...

Election Models Choke on Coronavirus Data Points

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During any given presidential election year, economic data points act as reliable pieces of information upon which data modelers can try to predict the...

People Say Climate Change is the Next Crisis

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This is a series about possible crises the next president may face. Up to now, we’ve focused on what experts warn about....

Democrats Would Like to Run Obama Against Trump

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Even former Vice President Joe Biden personally evoked the name of President Obama early and often during the Democratic debates of last year trying...

Artificial Intelligence Not An Artificial Danger

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In the last article, we discussed threats from outer space, including an asteroid collision. We can prepare for some of those events—if...

Lessons From 2016: Polls Are Not Everything – Most of the Time, They’re Nothing

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This post forms the first of a new series I have planned analyzing where the Democrats went wrong in 2016. In this article, I’ll...

Justin Amash Ends Libertarian Presidential Bid

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A month ago, we had an article saying that Michigan’s Justin Amash was looking into a run for president. We have noted...

CNN Poll: Trump Still Winning on Economy Despite Covid-19 Lockdowns

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Ever since the Covid-19 "stay-at-home" orders began in mid-March, and businesses classified as "non-essential" were ordered closed, political observers have wondered how President Trump...

The Next Worldwide Crisis Might Come From Space

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While we’re obsessing over Covid-19, maybe we should realize there are other threats to life on earth. Some of those threats are...

The Next Covid-19 Health Crisis May be from Farm Animals

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In the last article, we explored the impact of Covid-19 on housing. Now, let’s look at food—since food, clothing, and shelter are...

Lesser of Two Evils? Biden Might Win That Question

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As we have touched on many times, the 2016 election seemed rife with the question of choosing between two candidates that were fairly disliked...

Eviction and Homelessness May Be the Next Covid-19 Crisis

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This is actually the third in a series of “What’s Next.” The first was about the epidemic of lawsuits that will follow...