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Here's a compilation of some timelapse animations that show different stories from across India over the 3 decades (1989 - 2018) . Created with @googleearth @EarthOutreach #newyear2020

1: Restless #Brahmaputra n tributaries meandering,changing course in #Assam
2. Growth of Brick Kiln industry in the banks of #Hooghly, #Rupnarayan rivers near #Kolkata (brown polygons close to the rivers' banks) #WestBengal
3. Embankment failure in #Kosi River (2008) caused flooding. It also left a sediment footprint that was visible from satellites. #Bihar
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Pepper and I want to thank you from the bottom of our hearts and hats for the astonishing outpouring of support from nearly 500 of you. And now a foundation is offering to match all these donations up to midnight. palastinvestigativefund.org/?StopThePurge2… #HappyNewYear2020
Most important, I was able to tell Barbara Arnwine, America’s top #VotingRights attorney, that we will meet her in #Wisconsin & rip thru the purge rolls in this key state to expose & reverse the new Death Star threatening young voters & voters of color. gregpalast.com/hunting-season…
I’d say #HappyNewYear! but our fact checker Ms. Badpenny says, we won’t know if it’s a Happy New Year until November. But tonight, celebrate! 🥂🍾
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This #NewYear2020 resolve to de-colonize.

There is nothing “secular” about #Welcome2020. This Calendar is Pope Gregory’s (though badly copied from India), the year and date chosen around the mythical “Jesus.”

It erases our own history & traditions.

indiafacts.org/this-new-year-…
No, not the planet. The Christian world uses Christian calendar. The Islamic world uses Islamic Calendar. China’s biggest celebration is the Chinese New Year per its own Calendar. But India uses?

How is New Year related to “Jesus”? When Church invented Jesus’s birthday as December 25, they picked “New Year” to mark Jesus’s circumcision.

So, to be accurate #NewYear is a celebration of cut-foreskin day

timesofisrael.com/new-years-its-…
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