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    ST PAUL ICONEvery Sunday, THE Ave begins with a story about religion. Sometimes these are quotes from one of the bibles, other times they stories about how religious and anti religious people behave. Hopefully there is enough balance to please, offend, or stimulate folks who care about what is done in the name or names of deities. READMORE HERE.

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    street-scene-prestonOK ..this is where we live  … on the gentriest city in the US.  Davis Preston writes abut the cracks in the gleaming polish of Seattle liberalism.  

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    UW WeritasClicking this logo will bring you to a magazine coverage of the UW unlike anything on the UW campus.   This lede will take you to other  stories about the UW … the athletic department’s budget, the lack of free speech on campus, fights with Cougar U over their desire to make a rival medical school, racism in the Athletic Department, achievements of UW faculty that do not get heralded, relations with the city and state, and more.

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  • BUCHENWALD: The Pain Continues

    Buchenwald 31 graphic iconThis tragic LEDE relates efforts by my brother and sister to destroy my father’s heritage as the commanding officer of the first American medical company to enter Buchenwald.  Robert Schwartz’s pictures rot in a safe in Boston. My wife and I  fight in the courts to get these preserved and released into the public domain before all the survivors die and can no longer see the pictures from April 1945.

Archive for the ‘world’ Category

June 20th, 2017 - 9:01 am § in Foreign Affairs, world

Nollywood goes Hollywood

NOLLYWOOD IS FALLING APART In a country where you can stumble upon crates of currency valued at about $1 billion at the airport, unattended, yet there are only 14 cinemas and the big attraction is not Nollywood. It’s Hollywood in Nigeria’s Nollywood turf. Because in Nigeria, if you want [...]

May 30th, 2017 - 10:13 am § in Jews, Politics, Religion, world

An Abrahamic Answer to Israel=Palestine

The Abrahamic Union: a Confederate solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict Yakov Nagen Yakov Nagen is a Rabbi at the Yeshiva of Otniel, located near Hebron. On the day of Shimon Peres’s death, my neighbor Natan Meir stood before 100 Jewish and Arab interfaith activists and spoke of Peres’s[...]

March 25th, 2017 - 9:32 pm § in Donald Trump, Foreign Affairs, Hypocrisy, Politics, world


SPUTNICK Is China Filling the Economic Vacuum in the Pacific? © REUTERS/ David Gray Chinese Premier Li Keqiang is visiting Australia and New Zealand this week, while US relations with Australia cool over the migrant deal negotiated by the former US administration. Will China fill the vacuum in the [...]

February 26th, 2017 - 8:32 am § in world

Russians Demonstrate

Thousands march in Moscow to honor Kremlin critic killed in 2015  MOSCOW Thousands of Russians marched through the center of Moscow on Sunday to honor opposition leader Boris Nemtsov two years after he was gunned down near the Kremlin walls, and to call for further investigations into his killing. [...]

January 10th, 2015 - 4:44 am § in Hypocrisy, Politics, world



December 10th, 2014 - 4:49 am § in Politics, Religion, world

The US .. a view from Iran


August 17th, 2014 - 10:03 am § in Politics, world

Will Scotland Secede?


August 11th, 2014 - 12:26 pm § in Jews, Politics, Religion, world

Is Israel/Palestine Peace Possible?

Rina Castelnuovo for The New York Times Israel Quietly Tends to Syria’s Wounded By ISABEL KERSHNER 8:33 PM ET As the civil war in Syria rages, scores of casualties have been discreetly spirited across the hostile frontier for lifesaving treatment in Israel, an enemy country.[...]

August 5th, 2014 - 11:06 pm § in world

HIV in the family … what to do?

He is HIV+, but does not want us to know Aug 03, 2013 My husband is HIV+. When I went for a check up, I was HIV-. We have been together for five years and have two children together. The children are also HIV-. I just stumbled on results of his HIV status and the […][...]