The piramno is applying for jobs & grad school programs in Chicago & NYC.
Those are both cities with great museums. I hope your gent gets into them.
"LGBTI Aborignal activists respond to Anthony Mundine
"We write this letter to remind everyone that diverse sexualities do exist in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities, have always existed, and will continue to flourish. We are united, we stand strong and we reclaim our rightful places in our cultures.”
Black Rainbow, a national coalition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander gay, lesbian, bisexual, sistergirl, transgender and intersex peoples has published an open letter the Koori Mail, a fortnightly national newspaper reporting on the issues that matter to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people giving Indigenous Australians a voice missing in the mainstream media.”
These days some think a total repeal of Canada’s drug laws is inevitable. We look at how the drug laws put in 90 years ago were based on panic and racism as opposed to science or medicine
““The history of drug use in Canada is inextricably tied to Canada’s history of racism,” she writes.
Hysteria was highest on the West Coast. Newspapers churned out stories that obsessively chronicled the drug-induced downfall of previously upstanding white Canadians and provided sinister depictions of Chinese drug dealers (including an improbable story of Asian gangsters driving limousines around Stanley Park). In the Vancouver Sun, Carstairs relates, a reformed addict praised the RCMP for “bending their energies to rid our Canadian soil of the Oriental filth of the drug traffic.”
Emily Murphy, the famous Canadian suffragette, was partly responsible for spreading panic across the rest of Canada. In a series for Maclean’s, Murphy wrote of the “grave drug menace” facing society, personified by illustrations of a caricaturized Asian man […]
Members of Parliament were chastened. In 1922 and 1923, minimum drug-offence penalties were instituted, maximum penalties were raised, and — crucially — foreigners found to have trafficked drugs could now be deported.
Carstairs counts 671 Chinese-Canadians expelled under the act over the next decade; their average time in Canada beforehand had been 17 years. Possession and trafficking laws were also applied far more severely to Asians than white Canadians. Not coincidentally, 1923 was also the year that the Chinese Immigration Act was implemented, capping immigration from China at just a handful of students and merchants annually.”
Please remember this everyone. This goes for every animal, they aren’t a last minute gift, they aren’t a seasonal snow globe you can pack away. They require a lot of research and work. If you aren’t prepared for that then you should just get the person a gift card.
I’m not really psyched for the Xbox One, but this is one of the best commercials I’ve seen in a while.
So, this commercial almost made me want an Xbox One. But then I remembered that I didn’t want X-box big brother in my living room.