Somewhere out there, an impoverished kid is starving, an old bearded man is begging, and a young woman shivers against the cold night air. Your parents might say, “How can you waste all this food, don’t you know there are kids in Africa starving right now?” The truth is you don’t need to buy a plane ticket to see what it’s like for people to go hungry. 630 more words
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The Irish Times this week, followed en masse by other papers and mainstream media outlets, breathlessly rushed to report that 2 Irish MEPs were the MEPs with the worst record of attendance at voting sessions of the European Parliament in Strasbourg. 1,317 more words
Tis’ the season. You can spot the jolly old image of Saint Nick anywhere now. He’s been broadcast all over the internet, displayed all over products and advertisements and portrayed by a countless number of men in malls, Christmas parties and that one uncle who always disappears right as its getting close to bed time. 333 more words
As the 25th of December approaches, one has to wonder…why do we have to spend so much money during these days?
I remember when I was a boy, the excitement of the celebrations, the gifts, the food, my family members all together sharing our times and listening how the grown ups will tell us their stories of how the past was always better and how the present lacks something…I always thought they were wrong, they can not keep up with modern times, they miss their youth and health or something similar…but I was wrong! 240 more words