Mini-Me: Special Russian (Truth) – US (Lies) – Ukraine (Atrocity Central) SitRep + Ukraine RECAP

Who?  Mini-Me?

Who? Mini-Me?



I’ve been doing these Sitreps for 14 years; I have never done a special before. But I have never felt that we were close to war before either. To go to war is bad enough, but to go to war over lies…

RUSSIAN MILITARY BRIEFING. The key points are 1. There was a Ukrainian fighter plane at the same altitude and 3-5 kilometres away from MH17; the radar traces are shown. It stayed on station as the Boeing was shot down; the radar traces are shown. 2. Ukrainian Buk air defence systems were in range; satellite pictures are shown. 3. The film supposedly showing a Russian Buk TEL being taken back to Russia was in fact taken in a city under Kiev’s control as is proven by a background billboard. 4. The US was watching and the device doing the watching is named. The original full briefing; RT summary; another summary. Your local media outlet probably hasn’t even mentioned it.

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Tom Atlee: Andy Heben on Tent City Urbanism – From Homeless Camps to Self-Organizing Tiny House Villages

Tom Atlee

Tom Atlee

Self-managed villages of tiny houses => many solutions!

Self-managed villages of tiny houses can address many of the ills of homelessness, middle class struggles, civic belt-tightening, sustainability, quality of life issues, and more. Andy Heben is a pioneer bringing this vision into the world, especially in the US, with good research and on-the-ground accomplishments behind it. His new book Tent City Urbanism: From Self-Organized Camps to Tiny House Villages is a game-changing breakthrough envisioning co-intelligent housing that works for all now and into the future.

Amazon Page

Amazon Page


In his book Andy proves that the cheapest and most effective approach to a city’s “homeless problem” are city-authorized tiny-house villages managed by the otherwise homeless residents themselves and overseen by supportive people and organizations from the surrounding community. The stability, safety, and mutual assistance available in such a micro-village reduces the need for expensive services while increasing their ability to benefit from whatever services they do need, enhancing their transition from homelessness to more mainstream lifestyles.

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Robin Good: Blinkist Non-Fiction Book Summaries and Key Insights

Robin Good

Robin Good

Curated Summaries and Key Insights from Best Non-Fiction Books: Blinkist

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SchwartzReport: Science is Not About Certainty Rather About Most Reliable Way of Thinking at Present Level of Knowledge

This is a really excellent essay on the nature of science. Rovelli’s observation: “Science is not about certainty. Science is about finding the most reliable way of thinking at the present level of knowledge” is one of the most insightful things I have read about science in a decade. There are also very insightful comments about the competing worldviews in physics, and science’s relationship to religion. This piece has been excerpted from The Universe: Leading Scientists Explore the Origin, Mysteries, and Future of the Cosmos.

Science Is Not About Certainty
CARLO ROVELLI, professor at Université de la Méditerranée, Marsei – New Republic

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