On this day 4 years ago, my doctor diagnosed me with type 2 diabetes and my A1c was 10.6. I wasn worried, It runs in my family, And I didn see everything they went through, so it was no big deal. I just throw some veggies in my with my meals and I be fine! Did the routine checkups and my A1c didn get lower.
4 days agoKurdish women of the Kobani canton in Rojava marching in a demonstration calling for the release of the PKK leader Abdullah calan, Syria, 2015How My Father’s Ideas Helped the Kurds Create a New DemocracyAndia/UIG via Getty ImagesKurdish women of the Kobani canton in Rojava marching in a demonstration calling for the release of the PKK leader Abdullah calan, Syria, 2015 One mild spring day in Vermont in April 2004, my father, the historian and philosopher Murray Bookchin, was chatting with me, as we did almost daily. We’d talk about everything and everyone friends, family, and thinkers from Karl Marx and Karl Polanyi (whom he admired) to then president George W. Bush (whom he did not) and George Smiley, the fictional John Le Carr character whom he identified with and was fond of.
My car camping set up is a 4 person tent and an air mattress I bought off amazon. I honestly just use regular pillows and some old blankets. Tent is a Kelty Discovery, I paid about $100 for it and the air mattress was about $75. Joseph’s radical re think led him to challenge the economic and political consensus on which British politics had been based for thirty years. Since 1945, British governments had sought to maintain full employment by intervening in the economy, but Joseph rejected this approach. He began a series of major speeches by declaring that, ‘This is not the time to be mealy mouthed: intervention is destroying us.’ In September 1974, he argued that inflation was caused by governments themselves..
As a developing country, Brazil was inevitably going to have problems that would be rare in a wealthier country, and those were compounded by a severe recession and a political crisis in which the president is awaiting an impeachment trial. And, to be sure, there has been no major tragedy so far, such as the bombing at the Atlanta Games in 1996 or the massacre of athletes in Munich in 1972. Many fans insist the criticism is overblown and say they are enjoying thrilling athletic events..
When I heard about the growth of this technology, I immediately thought of the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, the growing island of the world’s trash kept in constant swirl about 1,000 miles north of Hawaii. Back in 2009, a group of environmentalists and waste managers began trying to tackle the global trash heap, which has turned vast swaths of the Northern Pacific into an ecological dead zone. The Ocean Voyages Institute in Sausalito, California, tried testing ways to clean it up, including incinerating the trash to create energy or even oil..