HIV the Catholic Church and literacy

Posted on 12/11/2010 09:35:57 AM

"If you want to stop HIV spreading in Africa - stop teaching the people to read." That is the startling conclusion from Professor Grabaheadline at the University of Bathavonton. The controversial announcement follows Pope Benedict XVI decision to break with tradition and speak some sense about the use ...

Student riots and the social contract

Posted on 12/11/2010 09:21:26 AM

Once again the students are revolting. Within an hour of MPs voting for the increase in tuition fees violence erupted across central London spreading through Whitehall and as far as Oxford Street. Despite being criticised after the November 10 violence at Conservative HQ, the police were ...

CNN poll finds Americans equally split on Obama vs Bush

Posted on 10/09/2010 10:25:08 PM

 According to this recent CNN poll the country is evenly divided  on which president has done a better job in his tenure in the White House–Barack Obama or President Bush. In this poll Barack Obama leads President Bush by a margin of 47-45 percent.   Why does this matter if ...

Ignorance and Prejudice in 'Mosque' Controversy

Posted on 08/26/2010 04:19:33 PM

One of the first articles I read this morning was entitled “TIME Poll: Majority Opposes Mosque, Many Distrust Muslims.” And so, I will address the prejudice and the ignorance of the American people that has been uncovered from this ‘World Trade Center Mosque’ controversy. Let’s ...

Lobbying Is The Best Investment Ever

Posted on 08/21/2010 02:01:36 PM

What is Lobbying? According to Wikipedia Lobbying (also Lobby) is a form of advocacy with the intention of influencing decisions made by legislators and officials in the government by individuals, other legislators, constituents or advocacy groups. According to One Year Auction lobbying ...

Destabilizing Europe: Goldman Sachs behind Greece`s financial collapse?

Posted on 04/30/2010 03:15:14 PM

Iceland was the first one to crash, Greece came next. Iceland “reacted” by sending volcanic ash over Europe, so everyone is now wondering which will Greece’s reaction be like? What the crisis revealed, is that countries such as Italy or Greece entered the EU with much larger ...

National Governments Remain Silent on Peak Oil

Posted on 04/17/2010 02:30:15 PM

As with the global financial crisis, governments, particularly national governments, are sleepwalking their way towards a Peak Oil crisis.  Publicly, perhaps only Sweden has a Peak Oil strategy.  Undoubtedly, many more national governments and their security councils have privately prepared ...

NYC Trying to Make Embassies Fork Over $18M in Parking Fines

Posted on 02/04/2010 08:17:56 PM

Europa Newswire February 4, 2010 By Amy Lieberman UNITED NATIONS – Diplomatic immunity might allow foreign embassies to avoid paying parking fines, but it doesn’t allow them to wipe away, and forget, just how much they owe the city of New York. The total? It’s nearly $18 ...

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