Posts Tagged ‘Chinese’

December 13th, 2012 - 11:33 pm § in Jews

Happiest American male can be found in a Honolulu Syngogue?

Discovered: The Happiest Man in America By CATHERINE RAMPELL  from NY Times,  March 5, 2011 Enlarge This Image It’s part of an effort to measure the components of “the good life.” The responses are plugged into a formula, called the Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index, and then sorted by geo[...]

December 2nd, 2012 - 1:28 pm § in America, China, Hypocrisy

China: End of the Monroe Doctrine

In ten years we will celebrate the bicentennial of the Monroe Doctrine. When Monroe signed the Doctrine on this day in 1823, the imperial world was a lot like today’s imperium.  The major European powers were dividing up the world using trading companies backed up by their military.  Monroe [...]

June 26th, 2012 - 9:55 am § in America, Jews

Are Asian Americans the New Jews?

Asian Americans may face ‘Jewish-like envy and resentment’ following rise in economic status   Washington, June 26 : With a growing number Asian Americans becoming the highest-paid, best-educated and fastest-growing racial group in the United States, it is now being feared that envy and res[...]

December 29th, 2011 - 1:48 am § in Hypocrisy, Jews, Politics

Redistricting Screws Black Folks in Seattle

Our leaders have  used a soupcon of melanin to flavor a soup made of grits, dashi, menudo and matzoh balls. The redrawn 9th Congressional District is “only” 49.67% non-Hispanic white. However, it already has a well-entrenched incumbent in Adam Smith. And, as I noted yesterday, the voters of the[...]

September 21st, 2011 - 10:06 pm § in America, Hypocrisy, Jews

A UW Graduate Writes About Howard, III. a response.

I disagree with you about the notion of “people of color.”  A response to the essay here by Amarilis Lugo de Fabritz. I think this term is NewSpeak,  in the Orwell tradition. “People of Color” The term is used by aggressive African Americans to claim a larger constituency t[...]

September 8th, 2011 - 10:18 pm § in Hypocrisy, Politics, The Ave Scene

The Cam Cop Craze

 Holy 1984! Bruce Harrell, a city councilman who has self designated himself as a representative of people of color, has taken up the Copcam cause.  The idea is to mount videocams on the cops  .. presumably only when they are on duty .. to assure that the cops can be held responsible for their ac[...]

May 7th, 2011 - 7:02 am § in The Ave Scene, UW

for Mother’s Day: A Professor’s Tribute to His Mother’s Commitment to Education

Mothers Who Understand the Importance of Education, Kam Wing Chan, Department of Geography Many mothers understand the importance of education.  Some pushy ones, like the “tiger mom” who has ignited a firestorm of debate about parenting, have given mom a bad name.  Many others, gentler and far[...]

January 15th, 2011 - 1:14 pm § in America, China, Politics

Can China Compete with US for The Best Immigrants?

China opens doors of state-run companies to top talent  Berkeley Blog Vivek Wadhwa,  11/17/11 The top talent in countries around the world have a new suitor: the Chinese government. China has a severe shortage of skilled talent and, in a policy reversal, has decided to open its doors to talent fro[...]