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April 2nd, 2015 - 2:48 am § in Religion

Poland: Jews Preparing for Passover

A cathedral in Sandomierz, Poland is markrf  the Catholic Church’s International Day of Judaism by displaying a painting of Jews killing Christian children. A nearby label said the painting was a false description and that Jews could not have dene this because it would have violated the Jewi[...]

February 4th, 2015 - 11:57 am § in Hypocrisy

South Korea debuts new parking spaces that are wide, pink, and really sexist

(Marshall Astor/Flickr) What better way to promote gender stereotypes than to paint them all over the ground in a city of 10 million people? South Korea has a message for the women of Seoul: you are bad drivers, but we care about you, so here, enjoy these new parking spaces that are wide enough to [[...]

December 1st, 2014 - 12:26 pm § in Uncategorized

Scientists revolt against one of Europe’s most ambitious research projects

  Dissenters are threatening to boycott a $1.6 billion attempt to simulate the brain’s workings. from the Global Post:   — If it’s true, as the saying goes, that politics in academia are especially vicious because the stakes are so low, raising the ante doesn’t always seem to improve [...]

November 15th, 2014 - 3:18 am § in America, Politics

How Detroit Could Have Been Saved

cleanliness is an essential part of surving a debacle.  from 1954        [...]

September 26th, 2014 - 9:28 am § in America, Hypocrisy

It is Time to Recognize Cuba

How can anyone imagine that Cuba is some sort of threat to the US? Cuba among the top tourist destinations On September 23, Cuba was recognized as a top international tourist destination at an event in Brazil to decide the best tourist executives, companies and destinations in 2014, according to the[...]

September 12th, 2014 - 9:19 am § in Hypocrisy, Politics, Russia

Russia: What to do when your heroes are illegal?

Moscow stifles dissent as soldiers return in coffins By Thomas Grove and Maria Tsvetkova  MOSCOW – Russian soldiers are dying in a war in which they officially have no involvement. That’s a problem in Russia.   Full Article[...]

August 8th, 2014 - 12:52 pm § in Uncategorized

Environment: Of Truth and Fantasy

Antarctic glaciers melting twice as fast as previously estimated Antarctic ice shelf melt ‘lowest ever recorded.‘[...]

July 27th, 2014 - 4:14 pm § in Israel/Palestine, Politics

What Israel Wants

I think Israel’s plan is now clear.  The near term end game is for Hamas to be made irrelevant, for the PLO (or perhaps Egypt) to provide governance in Gaza and to push the  Palestinians there to the same side of peace that is already available for Arabs living in the West Bank … jobs [...]