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Sixes and Sevens #013

My weekly collection of the provocative, intriguing, or curious, in a world where the house is falling down. The contextual, the cultural, and other things that catch my eye. 252 more words

Sixes-or-Sevens

What are pardons and waivers?

When it comes to the United States, travel tension is very high and sometimes gaining access to the country for work or travel might not be always guaranteed. 234 more words

Law

China Increases Human Rights Violations As Communist Celebration Approaches

Atheist Communists took over China on October 1, 1949. In honor of that dark day, China’s Communist Party has begun to tighten up on its restrictions as their 70th anniversary commemoration of that day called “National Day” approaches on October 1. 476 more words

Religion

Trust Law

The concept of a trust traces back to England, and therefore some European countries have no natural concept of a trust. A trust is not a separate legal entity or person – despite much ambiguity in trust law.  254 more words

Law

Fellowship available at Mother Jones magazine

Mother Jones is currently accepting applications for its prestigious Ben Bagdikian Fellowship Program, located in San Francisco and Washington, DC. The editorial fellowship positions are full-time opportunities, starting in December and lasting six months, 232 more words