Category Archives: Current affairs

Rogue, a book review

One of the criteria I use for determining overall intelligence in an individual is a reasonable knowledge and understanding of current affairs, both in the world, and more particularly, here at home.  I often fall short of my own exacting … Continue reading

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Sweatshop Challenge to raise awareness about human slavery

Media Release Sweatshop Challenge to raise awareness about human slavery Did you know that there are more slaves in the world today than at any other time in history?  This is a statement according to the United Nations.  On the … Continue reading

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A word for today: Suffrage

Suffrage (noun):  The right to vote; also, the exercise of such right. Etymology:  From French suffrage, from Latin suffragium (voting tablet, right to vote). Ultimately from the Indo-European root bhreg- (to break), which also gave us break, breach, fraction, fragile, … Continue reading

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