I’ve had a Kindle for, oh, 3 years now, I think? And I can say definitively that it has lent itself to making reading easier and more convenient in my life. 236 more words
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The outcome of the Greek parliamentary election Sunday, which gave power to Syriza, the left-wing, anti-austerity party that has pledged to restructure Greece’s crushing government debt, should have come as no surprise given the views of the Greek public about the European Union. 36 more words
“If you want to measure change, don’t change the measure.” – Attributed to sociologist Otis Dudley Duncan
I was surprised recently to read that the Greenwich Council Against Gun Violence has…1,162 more words
Americans Under Stress..... ~ "...Regardless of what we are being told, many Americans are under stress. Our debt is too much. We are losing our status and respect. Our military is being cut and our veterans aren’t getting the care they deserve. Our education system is bound up in ridiculous Common Core standards. States Rights are nearly non-existent, and the racial divide widens every day. Americans, especially Baby Boomers and veterans, understand what we’ve lost because they remember what we had. Soon no one will remember our contributions to the world and the rewritten history will hide the truth...."
By Sarah Mushtaq
The past year has been mentally exhausting if you identify as an ethnic minority. From the constant wars in the Middle East to Quebec and Ottawa to Charlie Hebdo in Paris, violence and negativity — in relation to, because of, and in response to Muslims — is seemingly relentless. 726 more words