Daily Archives: 12/11/2013

Obama’s Complete Nelson Mandela Memorial Speech

Obama’s Complete Nelson Mandela Memorial Speech

 Dec 10, 2013 – President Barack Obama’s full speech at memorial service today for Nelson Mandela.

Best cities for young people – a Canadian city tops the list

December 11, 2013 | By Jason Buckland, MSN Travel

Best cities for young people- Where the world’s youth can live a good life.

 Friends toasting each other at a party. (© Caiaimage/REX)
The great downturn that began in 2008 was particularly brutal on the world’s youth, sapping them of jobs and prospects of future employment, too.

In many ways, younger people still have a rough go of things, yet some cities offer more hope than others. In its inaugural index, social initiative firm YouthfulCities ranked the best towns on earth for those aged 15-29, based on 16 different indices, including youth employment, civic participation, public transportation, fashion, music and entrepreneurial spirit. And a Canadian city came out on top! Click through to see what Canadian city came in as the greatest town in the world for your detailed ng people today.  – [Read report]

Go to the YouthfulCities.com website for more detailed information

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His Day is Done – Poem for Nelson Mandela by Dr. Maya Angelou

His Day is Done – A Tribute Poem for Nelson Mandela by Dr. Maya Angelou

Published on Dec 6, 2013 –Video message delivered by Dr. Maya Angelou on behalf of the American people in memory of Nelson Mandela. This video was produced by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of International Information Programs in December 2013.

To view this video with captions in Afrikaans, Arabic, Chinese, Farsi, French, Hausa, Portuguese, Russian, Sesotho, Setswana, Spanish, Swahili, Wolof, Xhosa, or Zulu, please visit http://goo.gl/h6OeJC          

The Pilgrims: America’s First Mooches

A truly hilarious entry in the Thomas Cochran blog , one of the followers of Dmitri Allicock’s blog …

A truly hilarious entry in the Thomas Cochran blog , one of the followers of Dmitri Allicock’s blog …

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