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Peter Kent and the rest of the opposition

Today in the house one of the two topics most talked about was dialog with China over extradition. It seems that the opposition, both Conservative and NDP, do not understand that there is a large difference between talks and negotiation. 236 more words

Lil B Talks About Dragon Ball Z

(Source: kotaku.com)

Illustration by Angelica Alzona

Rap and anime are like salt and caramel—not an intuitive match, but a delightful one. Most referenced among rap superstars like Lupe Fiasco, Soulja Boy and RZA is the classic ‘90s staple Dragon Ball Z, your childhood five o’clock Toonami fixture. 805 more words

Technology

Citizen Energy

On Sunday (18 Sep) we had a special guest give a talk about how citizens installed solar panels on public institutions in Ikoma City, Japan. Kusunoki Masashi is a boardmember of Citizen Energy Ikoma (市民エネルギー生駒), a citizens group who took the fight against climate change into their own hands by leveraging public space to produce electricity locally. 651 more words

Japan

The struggles of America's forgotten working class | J.D. Vance

J.D. Vance grew up in a small, poor city in the Rust Belt of southern Ohio, where he had a front-row seat to many of the social ills plaguing America: a heroin epidemic, failing schools, families torn apart by divorce and sometimes violence. 67 more words

Talks

Audiobook: The Tibetan Book Of The Dead narrated by Richard Gere

See my previous post for a documentary that might ease your way into this audiobook. No information is given on when the actual book was published. 284 more words

Nations

Spotting the best investment ideas

(Source: www.straitstimes.com)

There is a lot of fear and uncertainty in financial markets these days, with investors groping for directions amid a string of bad news, from Brexit to the threat of another interest rate hike in the US. 1,248 more words

Current Affairs

OLLI takes a hard look at the trends in philanthropy with expert Abbie J Von Schlegell

Philanthropy is an extraordinary engine in our community locally and around the world. Learn about the impact of and what the future holds for philanthropy Saturday, October 1st at Berkshire Community College. 397 more words

Berkshire Community College