Archive for October 9th, 2021

October 9th, 2021 - 7:18 pm § in Law and Courts, Racism

Cops manhandle black paraplegic

Newly-released bodycam video shows two Dayton, Ohio, white cops yanking a paraplegic black man out of his vehicle and throwing him to the ground after stopping him for a traffic offense on September 30, 2021. The cops wanted him out of the vehicle so a dog could sniff for drugs. When Clifford Owensb[...]

October 9th, 2021 - 2:37 pm § in Business, Economics

What’s wrong with this billboard?

Everything. First of all, nobody’s going to work for a boss like that if they can help it. The feedback from potential employees is even more explicit: “Nobody owes anyone else their labor.” “I’d be happy to get off my butt and show him exactly where he can kiss it.” “Sounds li[...]

October 9th, 2021 - 12:53 pm § in Racism

Paint it white

That’s not a new Rolling Stones release. It’s what a Florida city did to a mural depicting black firefighters. Latosha Clemons, a black woman, joined Boynton Beach’s fire department in 1996 and became its deputy chief in 2016. The city’s population is 62% white and 30% black.[...]

October 9th, 2021 - 12:18 pm § in Health

Covid-19 decimates third-world countries

See map below for third-world countries (pictured in red) decimated by the Covid-19 pandemic. What you actually see is the pandemic has hit the western hemisphere hard, except — strangely — for Central America. And, of course, Canada where people are more sensible than Americans. Return [...]

October 9th, 2021 - 1:04 am § in Misc.


“Naida” is a 35-foot pinky ketch built by an English organic farmer from scrounged timber. Feast your eyes on more photos here. Want plans to build your own? Go here. Return to The-Ave.US Home Page[...]

October 9th, 2021 - 12:26 am § in News Media

Nobel Peace Prize honors battlers for press freedom

Two journalists defying brutal dictators won the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize in recognition of their battles for press freedom and free expression. Maria Ressa (bio here), a critic of Philippines president Rodrigo Dutarte, has been harassed, prosecuted, and threatened with prison. Dmitri Muratov (bio her[...]