Dads Army August 1988 on Wogen

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The predictable consequence of unleashing do-gooders in least developed countries

From “Where Sweatshops Are a Dream” https://www.nytimes.com/2009/01/15/opinion/15kristof.html

Book Review: The Complete Maisky Diaries

A Blog on Winston Churchill

Having published The Maisky Diaries: Red Ambassador to the Court of St James’s, 1932-1943, an abridged version of the Soviet Ambassador to London diaries, in 2015, Yale University Press has now published The Complete Maisky Diaries in three volumes. The set is edited by Gabriel Gorodetsky, emeritus professor of history at Tel Aviv University, and presents the entire original diary which is 500,000 words in length. The editor provides annotations, extensive commentary to contextualize the diaries and fill gaps in their keeping, and three biographical chapters on Ivan Maisky (“The Making of a Soviet Diplomat,” “End of an Era: Maisky’s Recall,” and “The Price of Fame: A Late Repression).

Maisky was appointed Soviet ambassador to London in 1932, despite his having a dubious background as a Menshevik and member of the anti-Bolshevik Komuch government in 1918 who only belatedly joined the Bolsheviks. His earlier associations always cast “a huge…

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The Hippo vs. the Bulldog, Göring’s War – WW2 – 049 – August 3 1940

Legal Calamity: Climate Nuisance Lawsuits

Iowa Climate Science Education

I am suing you

It has come to this:  Sue anyone doing anything you don’t like for profit as a “Public Nuisance.”  Further on is reprinted a previous post explaining why it is legally wrongheaded to claim damages against purveyors of fossil fuels because of global warming/climate change.  What is news today is a federal judge making exactly that mistake.

Michael I. Krauss writes at Forbes Federal Judge Allows Misuse Of Public Nuisance Doctrine. Excerpts in italics with my bolds.

I have written, in this column and elsewhere, about the threat to the Rule of Law created by the misuse and abuse of Public Nuisance doctrine. Now I write to bemoan a federal judge’s tolerance of a particularly egregious effort by a state to invoke this ancient tort (typically used to sanction those who blocked the public roads) to judicially create legislative policy.

In State of Rhode Island v Chevron Corp. et…

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Predicted spread of humans around the world

Psychiatric Counsellor – Red Dwarf – BBC

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