Posts Tagged ‘World’

May 11th, 2019 - 1:25 am § in Misc.

THE Ave Challenge: What is Wrong With This Map?

A. It makes the Pacific Ocean the center of the earth.  B. Israel is too small to see C. Hawaii is too big D. The latitude and longitude lines are curved E.  All of the above.[...]

January 11th, 2019 - 10:25 pm § in Politics

A Cuban View of America

The United States is an oligarchy, not a democracy The country that presents itself as a universal model of democracy does not meet the basic standards of a system in which the majority makes decisions[...]

October 10th, 2017 - 2:09 am § in Politics

Anniversary of Chinese Revolution


February 12th, 2017 - 1:29 am § in America, Donald Trump, Politics

Understanding the Trump Worldview

The world as seen by Donald Trump Le Monde Diplomatique America comes first and everyone else is an asset or a hindrance. Europe deserves less attention than Russia, with which relations should briefly improve, and China, which will be expected to keep North Korea in check. Making sense of Donald Tr[...]

January 22nd, 2017 - 11:50 pm § in Donald Trump, Misc.

Warnings to The US From Berlin

Germany’s foreign minister on Sunday predicted turbulent times ahead for the world following Donald Trump’s accession to power in the United States. “With the election of Donald Trump, the world of the 20th century has definitely been overtaken,” Frank-Walter Steinmeier wrote[...]

July 21st, 2016 - 6:59 pm § in Misc.

TURKEY … sign the petition

Open Letter to the Elected President of Turkey As one who has looked to Turkey as evidence that a democratic Islam could prosper, giving others the chance to learn all that is good in what the Prophet taught .. As one who is proud that my ancestors lived in Andalus in its golden age ,, […][...]

January 4th, 2016 - 2:32 am § in The Ave Scene

All Hail Annual Depression Day

Researchers have named this Monday after New Year’s Day as the most depressing day of the year. Researchers for protein drink Upbeat analyzed two million tweets that were posted in the last three Januarys, and found that it was a day when people break their new year’s resolutions, the Ne[...]

October 19th, 2015 - 12:15 pm § in Politics

Greens Warn against Dangerous Dildos

REUTERS der Spiegel: And you thought it would only make you go blind. Germany’s Green Party is worried about the health risks of sex toys. Dildos and vibrators contain dangerously high levels of phthalates and other plasticizers, which can cause infertility and hormone imbalances, they claim. [...]

April 27th, 2015 - 4:59 pm § in America, Misc., The Ave Scene

Can someone call a doctor?

                    While we complain about our broken healthcare system in the United States, there are 5 billion people worldwide who lack access to surgical care.           &nbs[...]

March 2nd, 2015 - 11:26 am § in Environment, Science, The Ave Scene

Radical Republicans: Inhofe

Faith-based reasoning is intrinsically anti-science: U.S. Sen. James Inhofe, R-Okla., is a staunch critic of climate science and in line to become one of America’s most powerful voices on environmental policies.  Inhofe is expected to chair the Senate Committee on the Environment and Public Works[...]