Saturday, June 25, 2016

Global Reign of Chaos Leaves Record 65 Million People Displaced

Endless wars breed displaced people, breed civil unrest, breed terrorism. And so it goes:
U.N. says 65 million people displaced in 2015, a new record, The Mainichi, June 20, 2016 (Mainichi Japan),

GENEVA (AP) -- The U.N. refugee agency says persecution and conflict in places like Syria and Afghanistan raised the total number of refugees and internally displaced people worldwide to a record 65.3 million at the end of last year.

The previous year, 2014, had already seen the highest number of refugees worldwide since World War II, with 60 million displaced people....
US neoconservative policy in the Middle East has played a significant role in producing this global chaos:
Joe Conason. “Seven countries in five years.” Salon, October 12, 2007

Fukushima Daiichi June 26, 2016

Emissions still visible near unit 3. Unit 1 emissions seem lessened, although there appears to be a chimney of steam on the (viewer's) far left side (almost out of view). TBS cam has been down for at least a week if not longer: