Prime Minister Hun Sen of Cambodia is probably not the only national leader totally confused about HIV/AIDS. The news that over 100 people may have been infected with HIV as a result of an “unlicensed” doctor reusing skin piercing equipment, such as syringes, needles, intravenous drips and possibly others, underlined the leader’s complete ignorance about HIV transmission. 593 more words
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With the release of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence’s report on the CIA’s use of torture, it becomes clear that in the aftermath of the loathsome terrorist attacks of 9/11, the United States entered into a new and barbarous stage in its history, one in which acts of violence and moral depravity were not only embraced but celebrated.
Strolling aimlessly through the city at Christmas always provided certain contentment absent from the year’s otherwise banal months.
A sensory overload – dense smells, burnt orange glows, the plastic snow of shop windows though cliché provided an intrinsic connection with those you walked the streets with. 617 more words
A writer does not have to resort to mythical monsters or manufactured creations to create a vessel for evil. Any human being, no matter how angelic in nature can be that vessel. 74 more words