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An Open Letter to People in Power Featured
By June Stepansky · 1 year ago
"Any man’s death diminishes me because I am involved in Mankind." John Donne From the beginning of time when the first group of humans walked on the earth so many millions of years ago, the ...
About Men Featured
By June Stepansky · 1 year ago
All of us whether we are men or woman have men in our lives that we care about. They are our fathers, our brothers, our sons and our partners and what we hope for them ...
About Women Featured
By June Stepansky · 1 year ago
For a long time women have been questioning the roles that society imposed on them. We saw it in the novels of Edith Wharton in the early 1900’s about the restricted lives of women. We ...
Random Thoughts About War Featured
By June Stepansky · 1 year ago
War is a complex problem which will not be easy to solve. The reason for this is that war has many underlying causes that are often difficult to identify and change. There are economic imperatives ...
A New View of Crime and Punishment Featured
By June Stepansky · 1 year ago
Whether we live in poor areas or more affluent environments, we are all affected by the crime around us and the fear it engenders in all of us. Long ago people viewed crime in a ...
Freedom of Speech in a Diverse World Featured
By June Stepansky · 1 year ago
Voltaire (1694—1778) said, "I may not agree with what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it". That statement made so long ago is more timely than ever. As ...
Greed in our Time Featured
By June Stepansky · 1 year ago
"Greed is Good !"--from the movie "Wall Street" More than 2000 years ago the wise and famous scholar Hillel wrote " If I am not for myself who will be for me. If I am ...
About Media and Influence Featured
By June Stepansky · 1 year ago
We are fortunate to live in a country and at a time when we have almost unlimited access to information — political, social and personal through many TV and radio outlets, through newspapers and through the internet. ...
The U.S.: Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia cost $125 million
By Viktors Domburs · 1 year ago
The U.S. does its best to strengthen its positions in the Baltic States. The U.S. hunts out excuses for being there, having no actual reason and legal grounds to deploy its military contingent in the ...
Contrary To The Ethiopian Transport Minister's False & Misleading Statements - ET302 Flight Crew Did Not Follow Procedures
By Richard Lucas-Macgibbon · 1 year ago
'CONTRARY TO THE ETHIOPIAN TRANSPORT MINISTER'S FALSE & MISLEADING STATEMENTS - The ET302 Flight Crew Did Not Follow Procedures (v3.0)' VIRTUALLY EVERY NEWS AGENCY HAS ECHOED THE WORDS OF ETHIOPIAN TRANSPORT MINISTER DAGMAWIT MOGES WHICH ...
Changes Being Made To ACS in April 2019
By Aidan Dawes · 1 year ago
In September 2018, the Security Industry Authority (SIA) announced they were making a large amount of changes to their Approved Contractor Scheme (ACS), these changes will be implemented on April 1st 2019 and will effect ...
What should you consider when planning an event?
By Adam Steadman · 1 year ago
Have you been at an event where the WiFi is patchy, slow or non-existent? That’s down to congestion – too many users sapping the bandwidth of a system that can’t cope with the demand. People ...
Saving the world with Eco-Powered WiFi for Events
By Ben Saxton · 1 year ago
In the current worldwide climate of pollution and global warming, green technology is a win for all. Not only is it saving our planet, it’s saving money, as renewable energy cuts down the need to ...
The Boeing B-737 Max 8 Smoke Screen - Flight Safety Should Never Be 'Optional'
By Richard Lucas-Macgibbon · 1 year ago
Why you might ask, is Boeing flooding the airwaves about a ‘software update/fix’ and the stated fact that ‘they were working on a fix prior to the most recent crash.’ SOFTWARE UPDATE, SOFTWARE UPDATE, SOFTWARE ...
Freedom of the Press: Still Vital or Not?
By Gerry Kramer · 1 year ago
I think anyone who has studied basic U.S. history should know that our founding fathers advocated freedom of all sorts. These include freedom of religion, freedom of speech, freedom of the press, freedom of finance, ...
The Faltering State of Creativity
By Randy Gonzalez · 1 year ago
The faltering state of creativity is suggestive of the current condition of societal interaction that lacks a profound sense of originality, imagination and vision. That is only the starting point of the perspective that points ...
A Day in the Life of a Florist
By Edmund Brunetti · 1 year ago
If you have ever thought about a day in the life of a florist on the Mornington Peninsula you’d probably guess that there’s plenty of coffee involved and a good amount of standing around. But ...
Social uncertainty weakens Latvia
By Viktors Domburs · 1 year ago
The latest data of the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) show that at the beginning of 2018 population of Latvia accounted for 1 million 934 thousand, which is 15.7 thousand people fewer than a year ago. ...
No one will deter Russia in the Baltic region
By Viktors Domburs · 1 year ago
Recently researchers and analysts of the RAND Corporation issued the report "Exploring Requirements for Effective Deterrence of Interstate Aggression." The stated aim of this report is "to provide a fresh look at the subject in ...
New America Media Announces Closure of Organization
By Kolim Ullah · 1 year ago
"Long before terms like civic engagement, youth media, collaborative reporting, and inclusive journalism were in vogue, PNS and NAM were inventing how to implement them," noted fellow board member James Bettinger, longtime director (now emeritus) ...