Daily Archives: September 5, 2018

History of Capitalism: The Tragic and Shameful Roots of the African Slave Trade

via History of Capitalism: The Tragic and Shameful Roots of the African Slave Trade

World’s First Ultra-Cheap Printable Solar Panels Launched in Australia

An inexpensive new kind of solar power has just been launched in Australia and it could signal the start of a groundbreaking new market for renewable energy.

Professor Paul Dastoor has created organic solar panels that can be printed using conventional printers.

By using electronic inks that are printed onto sub-millimeter thin plastic sheets, the panels can be produced for less that $10 per square meter and installed by a few people within a single work day.

Since the University of Newcastle professor developed the panels back in May 2017, they are now being tested in a 6-month pilot installation on a pallet repair facility in Australia.      Continue reading

West Indian American Carnival hot, hot, hot! – By Nelson A. King

West Indian American Carnival hot, hot, hot!

Photo by Nelson A. KIng Essence Kelly and Tiara N in Suga Candy costume.

By Nelson A King – Caribbean Life News NY

On an unusually very hot Labor Day, over three million spectator and tens of thousands of masqueraders and revelers converged on and jammed down Brooklyn’s sprawling Eastern Parkway for the largest carnival parade in North America under the ubiquitous eyes of officers from the New York Police Department (NYPD).

In the stifling, sweltering, humid weather, police on Monday kept a very watchful eye on masqueraders, revelers and parade-goers in their attempt to avert any killing or violence that had marred the spectacular parade in previous years.    Continue reading

Ramayana in the Park 2018 was Spectacular! – By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

Ramayana in the Park 2018 was Spectacular!

Ramayana 2018

– By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

It was love and humility all the way. The idea was to keep the name of Lord Rama alive and to sing his glories in New York, and beyond. He gave us perfect weather in which to chant His name.

The tenth anniversary of Ramayana in the Park was historic in several ways. It was the first time that several of our distinguished Pandits would ascend the Asan and deliver their sermons or pravachans to the public.

READ MORE: Ramayana in the Park 2018 – By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

Humans Repeat History. Race Wars Are Back – by Heather Mallick

Humans Repeat History. Race Wars Are Back

Racism is back in all its forms, locally, nationally and continents-wide

by Tuesday, September 04, 2018 by thestar.com – Comments
The Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, which rises from the dirt in Berlin, reminds us we are in danger of repeating the past if we allow racism and intolerance to fester, Heather Mallick writes. (Rick Steves / Toronto Star file photo)

The Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, which rises from the dirt in Berlin, reminds us we are in danger of repeating the past if we allow racism and intolerance to fester, Heather Mallick writes.  (Rick Steves / Toronto Star file photo)

History repeats itself. That’s the truism but it’s not quite ight. People repeat history.

Senior Guyanese Friendship Assoc. – Toronto – Fall Dance – October 27. 2018

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