USA activists scaled a construction crane to unfurl a giant banner
reading “Resist” several blocks from the White House Wednesday morning.
acts of protest and dissent as part of a larger “resistance” has become
increasingly common in the months since Donald Trump was elected
president. The banner is yellow with red rays of stylized sunlight
beaming out from the dark horizon.
70-by-35-foot banner, 300 feet in the air, appears to dangle above the
White House when viewed from the Ellipse of the South Lawn.
The Earth is 4.6 billion years old. Scaling to 46 years, humans have been here 4 hours, the industrial revolution began 1 minute ago, and in that time we’ve destroyed more than half the world’s forests.
“Hello, Mark’s Crane Rentals.” “Yeah, hey. I want to rent a crane in Washington D.C.” “Sure, what do you need it for?” “Uhhhhhhhhhhhh…building.” “Building, sure. What size crane were you looking at?” “Uhhhhhhhhhhhh…taller than the White House.” “Taller than the White House, sure. Common choice. And what is the name of your company?” “Uhhhhhhhhhhhh…Green…Pea…uhh…Enron.” “Enron, of course.”
7. December 2016 .:. I stayed home today, mostly reading papers and wondering how everythings threads in together with my findings. My thesis’s deadline is approaching rapidly (AH!!), but I am still relatively content and I believe I’ll manage just fine and in time.
Right now I’m mainly looking for references. Oh, how I love knowing and claiming stuff but then having to also cite the respective authors, but I don’t know, WHY (how, from where) I know the things I claim… *sigh*