Yuri Gagarin: Russia, U.S. and China Are in a Deadly New Space Race – Bloomberg

Sixty years after Yuri Gagarin’s orbit of the Earth, the militarization of the cosmos is heating up. A Q&A.
— Read on www.bloomberg.com/opinion/articles/2021-04-17/yuri-gagarin-russia-u-s-and-china-are-in-a-deadly-new-space-race

A Spotlight on the History of Infant Nutrition | USDA

Nutrition plays a key role in helping infants to grow into healthy children and adults. Since the early 1900s, USDA has provided resources for breastfeeding, introducing first foods, building lasting healthy eating habits, and more. Explore how infant nutrition advice has changed over the decades with these resources from the Historical Dietary Guidance Digital Collection.
— Read on www.usda.gov/media/blog/2021/04/13/spotlight-history-infant-nutrition

Opinion | My Police Union Holds Bad Cops Accountable – The New York Times

The Ethical Society of Police isn’t afraid to speak out against police misconduct.
— Read on www.nytimes.com/2021/04/14/opinion/police-officer-unions.html

With Afghan pullout, Biden aims to reset global agenda – The Washington Post

Biden watched three presidents fail to end a war he saw as distracting from bigger threats like China and Russia. Now he’s pulling the plug.
— Read on www.washingtonpost.com/politics/biden-afghanistan-pullout-reset/2021/04/13/efdb656e-9c7c-11eb-9d05-ae06f4529ece_story.html

Russia Has a Massive Amount of Tactical Nuclear Weapons. Why? | The National Interest

Russia’s non-strategic nukes are premised on U.S. conventional military superiority.
— Read on nationalinterest.org/blog/buzz/russia-has-massive-amount-tactical-nuclear-weapons-why-182433

7th Fleet Destroyer transits Taiwan Strait > Commander, U.S. 7th Fleet > Display

7th Fleet Destroyer transits Taiwan Strait > Commander, U.S. 7th Fleet > Display
— Read on www.c7f.navy.mil/Media/News/Display/Article/2563410/7th-fleet-destroyer-transits-taiwan-strait/

Why Conservatives Keep Losing The Culture Wars | Opinion

The current boycott of Georgia and the successful boycott of Arizona are just two examples of a much larger phenomenon: Conservatives continue to lose the battles of America’s cultural wars.
— Read on www.newsweek.com/why-conservatives-keep-losing-culture-war-opinion-1582159

Tribal Broadband as a Cyber Superhighway to Sovereignty | Business

with just 60 percent of residents living on tribal lands in the lower 48 states having access to broadband internet at the end of 2018. That was tough enough pre-pandemic. Today, not having in-home access to the internet can mean long drives to places like McDonald’s for internet service, just so children can do homework assignments.

The Institute for Local Self-Reliance (ILSR) decided to examine the issue of tribal internet access, and made their findings accessible in their new case studies report “Building Indigenous Future Zones.” The report points to some solutions Native nations might want to look for, including accessing unrestricted capital and viewing the creation of their own internet service provider as a job creator.  
— Read on nativenewsonline.net/business/tribal-broadband-as-a-cyber-superhighway-to-sovereignty

Archaeologists unearth remains of 387-year-old colonial fort in Maryland

Archaeologists have discovered the remains of Maryland’s earliest colonial site, the 387-year-old St. Mary’s Fort that was erected by European settlers in 1634.
— Read on www.nbcnews.com/science/science-news/archaeologists-unearth-remains-387-year-old-colonial-fort-maryland-rcna515

China rebukes US-style democracy in time of pandemic – The Manila Times

China rebukes US-style democracy in time of pandemic – The Manila Times
— Read on www.manilatimes.net/2021/03/27/opinion/analysis/china-rebukes-us-style-democracy-in-time-of-pandemic/855939/