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August 13th, 2020

Jonathots, Jr. Daily Blog

(Number 2565)

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Social Commentary

Notice calling for help to bury the dead, 1853.

NO. 5.—NOTICE.

WHEREAS, much difficulty is found in procuring aid to bury the dead, the Royal Commissioners of the Public Health hereby give notice that all able-bodied men, if recovered from the Small Pox, or already completely exposed thereto, are liable to be called on by them, by their Sub-Commissioners, by the Police, or by any of their agents, to render assistance in burying the dead, without remuneration. 300 more words

English Newspaper

Kamala Harris, Courage, and Why the Black Collective Must Hold Hands Across White Hegemony

Courage.

Though a word many learn in the early years of their lives, it is a noun rarely personified. Yet, despite its rarity, I saw this term employed twice this year in public forums. 1,492 more words

Social Commentary

The Real Definitions of Social Justice Terms and Phrases

Racist: Anyone who believes people should be judged by the content of their character rather than the color of their skin. See Nazi.

*Over the coming weeks the definition links will be updated upon release.

Social Commentary

Aesop’s Fables

Well, I loved this. Why? Because if you know the legend of ‘The Tortoise and the Hare’, you know at least one Aesop fable. But do you know how many others he told? 127 more words

Fiction

Why Do Some Female Friendships Feel So Hard to Maintain in Pakistan?

Quick disclaimer: This is a personal blog. The people I spoke to are from a limited demographic, almost 99% from Karachi from similar socio-economic classes, educational backgrounds, and therefore to think that what I have written here is a blanket statement for every Pakistan woman would be like thinking biryani is the only thing Pakistanis eat. 1,201 more words

The Curious Case Files

Yes Media, He's Trying to Steal the Election

Article 1, Section 8, Clause 7: Congress shall have the power to establish Post Offices and Roads.

Feb 20, 1792: An Act to Establish the Post-Office and Post Roads within the United States. 874 more words

jilldennison reblogged this on Filosofa's Word and commented:

Tonight, our friend Jeff takes off the gloves, so to speak, and calls out the media on their milquetoast response to Donald Trump's and Louis DeJoy's destruction of our USPS, our last best hope for a fair and honest election! Listen to Jeff, please, call upon the free press to do their damn job instead of pussyfooting around! Our LIVES depend on it! Thank you, Jeff!