Society and People

Society and People

  • Calendar, June 16-30 June 16, 2021 4:23 am The Portland Phoenix - Maine BENEFITS Dunkin’ JOY Run | Virtual running challenge to benefit children in underserved communities | Through June 30 | Sponsored by Dunkin’ Donuts | To donate to the event or to register, visit bit.ly/3uTavHH Guiding Eyes for the Blind needs puppy …
  • Advantages of virtual production June 16, 2021 2:37 am Shanghai Daily Virtual production has great potential in China with its record-high box office income and first-class artificial intelligence innovations and industry, speakers told a forum at the ongoing Shanghai International Film Festival. Virtual production, which …
  • Hungary lawmakers pass bill barring LGBT content for minors, move denounced by rights groups June 16, 2021 12:33 am CBC/Radio-Canada Lawmakers in Hungary approved legislation Tuesday that prohibits sharing with minors any content portraying homosexuality or sex reassignment, which human rights groups denounced as anti-LGBT discrimination. Fidesz, the conservative ruling party of …
  • Statehouse Report MY TURN- Should South Carolina cancel Critical Race Theory? June 16, 2021 12:30 am South Carolina News.Net By P.L. Thomas, special to Statehouse Report  |  Legislators in at least 15 states have introduced bills seeking to restrict how teachers can discuss racism, sexism and other social issues, according to Education Week. Thomas In its 2021-22 budget (section …
  • A complete (and actionable) Google update history timeline June 15, 2021 9:28 pm OneSEOCompany Editor’s Note: This article will be updated regularly. Last updated on June 15, 2021. The Google search algorithm is a highly sophisticated system that helps millions of people around the world find the information they’re looking for in a matter of …
  • Massive money trap for people under 35 June 15, 2021 7:47 am News.com.au Younger Aussies could be set for an uncomfortable retirement as home ownership falls further out of their reach. Australia’s skyrocketing house prices mean home ownership is next to impossible for anyone under the age of 35, according to new research led …
  • Leave NJ? Majority of CPAs say you and your business should June 15, 2021 2:11 am New Jersey News.Net Even with its sky-high cost of living, plenty of people have made a choice to dig in and keep their families or businesses in New Jersey. But the state is still plagued by an outmigration problem, whether talking about businesses, college graduates, or …
  • HIV self-test kit project hopes to break down barriers to sexual health care June 14, 2021 6:17 pm CBC/Radio-Canada A new pilot project hopes to help end HIV in Canada long-term by removing barriers to getting tested that several at-risk communities face, and it all starts with a tiny take-home kit now being distributed by community groups. The Ready to Know campaign …
  • 101 Years Later: Community remembers Elias Clayton, Elmer Jackson & Isaac McGhie June 14, 2021 7:51 am WDIO - Minnesota “It’s about the hard work and change, it’s about how far we have come and more importantly, how far we will go as we continue to do this work,” Crawford said. As work continues, Bryan Stevenson, lawyer, professor and founder of the Equal Justice Initiative …
  • PETER YOUNG- Could Trump have been right after all and the virus leaked from a Chinese lab? June 13, 2021 2:18 pm Beijing News.net It is the international story of the week. Despite the earlier denials, evidence seems to be mounting that the COVID-19 virus could have leaked from China’s Wuhan laboratory rather than evolving naturally from animals to humans. Reportedly, the game …
  • Where does responsibility start? > Minot Air Force Base > Article Display June 13, 2021 5:11 am North Dakota News.Net MINOT AIR FORCE BASE, N.D. -- But I’ll only do it once… But he didn’t do it… But she said it was okay… But they told me it wasn’t cool… But. A term used to introduce a phrase or clause contrasting with what has already been mentioned and often used as an …
  • Reader Story: Mountain Biking & Autism June 12, 2021 7:55 am Pink Bike From a very young age, I was destined to ride mountain bikes as both my mother and father were avid mountain bikers racers who competed nationally and internationally for New Zealand from the late 80s to the mid 90s. They both raced cross country and …
  • Music To Our Ears: Summer weather brings outdoor sounds June 12, 2021 3:11 am Free Weekly - Arkansas JOCELYN MURPHY jmurphy@nwadg.com It’s outdoor concert season. And if that statement on its own isn’t music enough to your ears, the fact that we have REAL LIVE CONCERTS to look forward to ought to be! By summertime last year, some of our local …
  • Is Critical Race Theory taught in Kansas schools? Here's what to know June 12, 2021 12:12 am Kansas State News A national debate over critical race theory has surfaced in Kansas, after a state legislator requested information on whether it was being taught in classes at the state's public universities. The attention on the controversial teaching framework comes …
  • Does systemic racism exist in New Hampshire? - eagletimes.com June 10, 2021 10:50 am New Hampshire State News.Net According to Republican leaders in Concord, systemic racism does not exist in New Hampshire and talk of it should be banned in our schools, state agencies, and private entities that contract with the state. Even Governor Chris Sununu, who has pledged to …
  • Calendar, June 9-23 June 9, 2021 5:36 am The Portland Phoenix - Maine BENEFITS The Great Farm Experience Auction | Wolfe’s Neck Farm | Bidding ends June 10 | Items include CSA shares, beekeeping experience, herbal consultation, sunrise kayak and a lot more | wolfesneck.org/auction-2021 Dunkin’ JOY Run | Virtual running …
  • Pressure mounts on UBC to review honorary degrees June 8, 2021 2:28 pm CBC/Radio-Canada There are growing calls for the University of British Columbia to review its process for granting honorary degrees after it emerged that several people with troubling legacies have been honoured in the past. UBC announced last week that its senate would be …
  • How was Huawei named Gartner Peer Insights Customers' Choice Eight Times in Three Consecutive Years? June 8, 2021 1:04 pm Pulse Gartner Peer Insights is an online platform that collects ratings and reviews of Information Technology (IT) software and services, written and read by IT professionals and technology decision-makers themselves — true peer insights. The goal is to help IT …
  • Will New York Make Good on Pledge to Convert Hotels into Affordable Homes? June 8, 2021 12:22 pm New York State News.Net The Assembly’s Housing Committee is scheduled to vote on a measure Tuesday morning that would unlock $100 million in state funds to purchase unused hotels and convert them into affordable housing, what advocates say would serve as a template for future …
  • Why are people talking about Dr Anthony Fauci's emails? June 8, 2021 12:37 am Jakarta News.Net Dr Fauci adjusts his maskThousands of private emails from US infectious disease chief Dr Anthony Fauci have revealed the concern and confusion at the start of the pandemic. So what did we learn from them? A National Institutes of Health specialist with a …