Daily Archives: 04/20/2021

COVID: Bill Maher’s latest new rule is this: “Don’t spin me when it comes to my health.”

Political commentator, comedian and host of “Real Time with Bill Maher” calls out the media for pushing COVID “panic porn.” Maher said polls show Dems are “wildly off” when it comes to how many people are in danger of being hospitalized for the virus. Watch the segment here:

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USA Immigration: America NEVER Wanted the Tired, Poor, Huddled Masses – The Atlantic

The U.S. is a diverse nation of immigrants — but it was not intended to be, and its historical biases continue to haunt the present. 

Caitlin Dickerson | The Atlantic 

When David Dorado Romo was a boy growing up in El Paso, Texas, his Great-Aunt Adela told him about the day the U.S. Border Patrol melted her favorite shoes. Romo’s aunt was Mexican and had a visa that allowed her to commute into South Texas for her job as a maid. Every week she had to report to a Border Patrol station, in accordance with a program that ran from 1917 into the 1930s requiring most Mexican immigrants to bathe in government offices before entering the United States.          Continue reading

VIDEO: Spectacular Fireworks Show that was scheduled for the 2020 Olympics in Japan

Spectacular Fireworks Show – Japan 2020 Olympics

The opening of the 2020 Olympics in Japan was scheduled to include a spectacular fireworks display. View in full screen.

However, the fireworks were prepared in Tokyo for the opening ceremony and because of COVID-19, the games were postponed.

The fireworks could not be stored until 2021 so they were set off a few days ago under beautiful Mount Fuji. This video is set to the William Tell Overture so turn up the sound. You’ll see a fireworks display like you’ve never seen before.

Guyana’s Post-Pandemic Recovery – Two Part Panel Series – Webinar- April 29-30. 2021

Photograph of the Community Benab's interior in Wowetta, Guyana. A Benab is a traditional communal meeting place for many of Guyana's Indigenous Peoples. Benabs are made entirely out of natural material & are usually circular in shape.

Post-Pandemic Recovery in Guyana: Two Part Virtual Panel Series on Community-Centred Approaches


Guyana is currently undergoing major socio-economic transformation. Little attention has been given to the country’s post-pandemic recovery, owing to the fraught political climate and sustained focus on the emerging oil & gas sector.

This two-part panel series seeks to address this gap by drawing attention to community-centered development approaches in two pillars of the country’s future trajectory, Guyana’s Indigenous Peoples and its Diaspora.        Continue reading

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