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* Bill seeks to ban Native American mascots in WA schools,
* Glenda Breiler Joins DNR as Director of Tribal Relations,
* Trump’s allies fear his trial could be a PR nightmare!

“Is It Too Late for the Southern Resident Orcas?”
J32 breaching in 2013. Credit: Center for Whale Research


Yelm Community Schools: Yelm High School Extended Semester Academic Contract

Outside Online: Is It Too Late for the Southern Resident Orcas?

Associated Press: Bill seeks to ban Native American mascots in WA schools

NYT: The N.F.L. Had Over 700 Coronavirus Positives. The Seahawks Had None. The only team to play the entire season without any confirmed positive cases did so with innovative thinking, vigilance to protocols and some Pete Carroll-style competition.

WA DNR: Glenda Breiler Joins DNR as Director of Tribal Relations [Breiler is Colville Tribal member of the Okanogan Band]

KING-5 TV: Seattle faces deep financial impacts from Canada’s ban on cruise ships until 2022

Seattle Times: Boeing workers will get bonuses despite terrible 2020; here’s how this will work


MSNBC: ‘All they want is data’: Professor calls for democratic information civilization [Dr. Shoshana Zuboff, is professor emeritus at Harvard Business School, and author of “The Age of Surveillance Capitalism”]

NYT: “The Coup We Are Not Talking About” by Dr. Zuboff.

CBS 60 Minutes: How China is racing to collect Americans’ DNA

CBS 60 Minutes: What happens to your biodata after you pay for a genealogy test?

New York Magazine: Taking Back Our Privacy – Moxie Marlinspike, the founder of the end-to-end encrypted messaging service Signal, is “trying to bring normality to the Internet.”


WaPo: How to reduce the risk of covid-19 airborne transmission inside a car

McClatchey News: You may be fined up to $1,500 if you refuse to wear a mask while traveling, TSA says

Mercola: Scientists Now Say COVID Is ‘Seasonal’

Children’s Health Defense News: COVID’s Deadly Toll on Youth: A Sharp Rise in Suicides

CBS News 60 Minutes: Stories from those who lost loved ones to COVID-19 [Ed. note: A moving and compelling piece about the sons, daughters, spouses, mothers, fathers and their children’s’ heroes who died.]

KING-5 TV: US coronavirus deaths surpass 455,000; daily toll is stubbornly high

Seattle Times: Employers can require COVID-19 vaccine. Here’s what Seattle businesses are doing.

The Healthy: Can You Drink Alcohol Before or After Getting the Covid-19 Vaccine?

FOX 8 News Cleveland: One COVID Vaccine Side Effect Mimics Breast Cancer Symptoms

WaPo: Superspreader Sunday? Experts worry Super Bowl could trigger coronavirus explosion. A weekend defined by indoor parties comes as new variants are spreading


Politico: Trump’s allies fear the impeachment trial could be a PR nightmare

The New Yorker’s Ronan Farrow: A Pennsylvania Mother’s Path to Insurrection – How claims by Rudy Giuliani and Alex Jones spurred a parent of eight to become one of the Capitol riot’s biggest mysteries, and a fugitive from the F.B.I. [Ed. Note: Rachel Powell was taken into custody Friday]

Los Angeles Times: Fox News cancels Lou Dobbs’ show; pro-Trump host not expected to be back on air

Center for Economic Policy and Research: Trump is the first president to leave office with a loss of jobs since Herbert Hoover. [Ed. note: The effects in the U. S on job losses from the pandemic are directly attributed to Trump’s lack of action.]

UK’s Independent: Diehard QAnon followers think Trump is secretly still president and carrying out executions at White House

NYT: After Years in Government, Biden Has a New Perk: Air Force One

MSNBC’s Morning Joe: Sen. Ben Sasse, R-Neb., criticized his state’s GOP for plans to censure him for his criticism of former president Donald Trump [Ed. note: Sen Sasse is one of the rare Republican Senators who speak truth to power anmd nails-it perfectly!].

Truthout: Virginia Poised to Become First State in the South to Abolish the Death Penalty – Since 1976, Virginia has executed 113 individuals, second only to Texas.

Posted by Steve on February 6, 2021 at 12:01 am | Permalink

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