Daily Archives: October 3, 2019

Guyana Stories: On Visiting Gunga Din’s Barbershop in Late 1940’s – By Maurice St. Pierre

Guyana Stories: On Visiting Gunga Din’s Barbershop in Late 1940’s

– By Maurice St. Pierre

Because his hair grew quickly, Mitch went to Gunga Din’s barber shop almost bi-weekly, where as a l’il boy he was treated as a nonexistent entity by the adult males present, some of whom never appeared to be gainfully employed, and who never got haircuts. There was, for example, Bill the “philosopher” who always kept his hat on and who spent a great deal of time pontificating on the nature of colonialism and about life in England although he had never visited the Mother Country.          Continue reading

Opinion: Rosh Hashanah 2019: The Year Racism Divided the Jewish People

Rosh Hashanah 2019: The Year Racism Divided the Jewish People

Never in Israel’s history has the struggle for the nation’s soul mirrored so completely the political divides in the countries where the Jews live around the world

Analysis: Anshel Pfeffer | Haaretz

When the history of the Jews from the start of the last exile to the 21st century is written, 5779 will be remembered as the year when the split between the two Jewish peoples was imminent. If we’re fortunate, the events of the last two weeks will have proved to be a turning point when the schism was averted. But it’s far too early to say.

Each of the two greatest Jewish communities ever to exist had a dismal low point this year. Both were caused by racism.          Continue reading

Guyana Ex-Police Association of Canada: Remembrance Brunch: Toronto – November 10, 2019

Environment: How to respond to climate change, if you are an algorithm – The Economist

We ran our youth essay question through an artificial-intelligence system to produce an essay

Open Future – Oct 1st 2019.
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