Daily Archives: January 13, 2015

GCC Valentine Dinner/Dance – Toronto – February 14, 2015

Val CCC 2015

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The United Adult Day Care – Serving Seniors in Queens, NY- By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

The United Adult Day Care – Serving Seniors in Queens, New York

Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

I took the street that was less traveled and it led to another world. The world was the United Adult Day Care in Richmond Hill in Queens, New York.

Here one can find over 70 seniors on a given day keeping themselves busy in a number of activities.

The seniors, both men and women, come from various backgrounds and bring a wealth of experience to the Center as well as their own stories about life.

The United Adult Day Care was established in 2012 and so far it has made a positive impact in the community. The staff and seniors report that life has not been the same for them since the Center came into being.  Continue reading

A War Between Two Worlds – by George Friedman

A War Between Two Worlds

Geopolitical WeeklyGeopolitical Weekly  – January 13, 2015 | Stratfor

The murders of cartoonists who made fun of Islam and of Jews shopping for their Sabbath meals by Islamists in Paris last week have galvanized the world. A galvanized world is always dangerous. Galvanized people can do careless things. It is in the extreme and emotion-laden moments that distance and coolness are most required. I am tempted to howl in rage. It is not my place to do so. My job is to try to dissect the event, place it in context and try to understand what has happened and why. From that, after the rage cools, plans for action can be made. Rage has its place, but actions must be taken with discipline and thought.

I have found that in thinking about things geopolitically, I can cool my own rage and find, if not meaning, at least explanation for events such as these. As it happens, my new book will be published on Jan. 27. Titled Flashpoints: The Emerging Crisis in Europe, it is about the unfolding failure of the great European experiment, the European Union, and the resurgence of European nationalism.   Continue reading

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