As he watched, the front line troops wavered in their advance. The communist officer pulled out a pistol and proceeded to coldly shoot several of his own men in the back.
From spearheading your company’s aid efforts to supporting local business and even conducting storytime over Skype, there are numerous ways to help while still maintaining social distancing. The crucial element revolves around the fact that you take stock of your situation, identify the needs, and then get proactive, offering support to those who need it.
Thousands of laborers have headed home on foot after the national lock-down clearly reflect the high chances of acute shortage of labor once the restriction is over. It’s extremely concerning to see how coronavirus has a multifaceted impact on marginalized people which needs immediate action.
Tolerance is an issue I care deeply about. Not only because of the experiences I’ve faced personally, but also because of the values I hold dear and teach my children.
Physicians diagnose homeless individuals with a higher number of illnesses compared to the housing stable population. Also, housing unstable individuals statistically have much shorter lifespans: about 12 years, on average.
When you add transgender identity to this equation, the numbers look even worse.
The mournful skirling of bagpipes sounds on the television for the vigil which marks the tragic death of 22 neighbours and friends. In Nova Scotia the death of 22 individuals marks us all. Few of us are more than two removes from someone who died or was bereaved by the dreadful murders that marred the peace of our province last weekend.
The entire world’s economic apparatus is being besieged in China and is unable to extricate itself. It’s not so much a physical as virtual captivity, and not Moscow in flames so much as an entire tinder-dry virtual network waiting for a savvy saboteur or even a clumsy idiot to ignite a conflagration.
Addressing the COVID 19 Pandemic using Mediation and Collaboration.
We know the rules, stay home! Practice social distancing, wash your hands frequently for at least 20 seconds. Articles write about vaccines being developed but it is noted it may take months to have them ready.
It had seemed like a dream. You got to set your own hours, work only when and as much as you wanted, set your own rates, be your own boss. But now the dream feels more like a nightmare. You’re out hustling day and night, 24/7, 365. You’re supporting yourself and your family, but the perks are gone — and so is the safety net. It’s the new gig economy, and it looks like the bloom is off the rose.
As I get older, the rate at which things go obsolete is increasing, leaving things for which one worked very hard with no value. In this case, it is not so much the material objects which are to be lamented, as intellectual property which will be lost if the material objects are not preserved.