And the cycle goes on. COVID19 is back at the top of the headlines, as the US witnesses flareups across the county. I’ve got to be honest. The way this is being discussed in America (not unlike the right to bear arms) makes absolutely no sense at all to me, but there you go.
We’re all in this for longer while the US continues on this path – that’s for sure. Not to mention the economic fall-out will be deeper and longer too. Please share information and help people understand the reality of the situation.
#BlackLivesMatter has not disappeared, and there is some incredible information being circulated. Try and read some of it. I believe it’s a duty to understand any community that is suffering centuries of terrible oppression.
And global politics. Well things are heating up as the US elections comes closer, so I’m expecting to include more of this sort of content, but if there is one area I beg everyone to focus on, it’s the climate crisis / 6th mass extinction. There is so much alarming news breaking and we really don’t have any more time!
This is our chance to act. The global economy is on its knees, so let’s rebuild a new one. A Mother Earth economy #MX.
Charity: If you are able, can you donate to the UN Refugee Program and World Food Program? Why don’t we all commit to donating what we saved in entertainment expenses these last few months? These are the people most at risk in this pandemic. Let’s show them we care.
Podcast – my wonderful friend Kevin Cottam launched The Nomadic Mindset podcast earlier this year. He has such a wonderful message for this time – wisdom from the nomads. Check it out and be inspired.
The Asia Professional Speakers Singapore (APSS) community has brought together 55 authors, all writing inspiring articles for this time. I haven’t had a chance to publish my eBook yet – featuring 19 authors – but you can access all 55 here. Please do take a took. There is something for everyone.
Content to read
And here’s the content I’ve been reading this last week. As always, scan the headlines, read the ones that jump out at you, read or watch them all. Knowledge is power, and global knowledge is even more powerful. Let’s get out of our nationalistic knowledge siloes.
Djokovic tests positive for coronavirus tks Richard Foltin
The coronavirus surge is real, and it’s everywhere tks Simon Kearney
North Texas family shaken after 18 relatives tests positivefor COVID-19 following surprise birthday party tks Michelle Giamusso Regal
A Mask is a Stupid Hill to Die on, America tks David Lim
American Airlines Will Book Flights 100% Full As Of July 1 tks Michelle Giamusso Regal
Florida shows signs as next coronavirus epicenter as cases spike across the country tks Angela Frechette
Florida residents reject face masks: ‘They want to throw God’s wonderful breathing system out’
#BlackLivesMatter / all racism
W.E.B. Dubois’s Magnificent Letter of Advice to His Teenage Daughter – one of the most beautiful articles I’ve read. Made a huge impact
Climate Crisis/6th Mass Extinction
COVID-19 cuts force Indonesia to scale back forest protection tks Karen Prager
It got to 38 degrees in the Arctic! Civilisation is burning down tks Joanne Flinn
The end of tourism? tks Tim Hamons – important read!
The Arctic heatwave: here’s what we know level-headed read!
Business and technology
Hostels in Singapore on verge of shutting for good – tks Alan Cheung
Social issues and humanity
Passion, humour, history
Hope this is valuable. I’d appreciate if you let me know in the comments your favorite piece from this week’s collection? Always interesting.
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