I don’t know much about child maid trafficking, but I have to say this: couldn’t it be a great opportunity for rich families not only to get in-house help, but also to help a bright child from a poor family have a chance to make something more of his or her life? What if a… Read More Anything positive about this?
From the Digital Journal. By: Carol Forsloff. Someone is stuck in a car at risk for explosion or plunged into a river where the occupant is in danger. If you decide to play a Good Samaritan and rescue someone, you could be sued for doing it according to the decision of the California Supreme Court.… Read More Good Samaritan Can Be Sued. Bad Judgment?
Have you guys heard yet about this incident: Georgia judge jails Muslim woman for refusing to take off her head scarf? It’s reminiscent of many similar episodes in the last couple of years all over the States and Canada. I’m only going to mention one of them, because I’m going to use it to make… Read More To cover or not to cover, that is the question
It seems that something might finally be happening in the entire Zimbabwe nightmare… U.S. no longer supports Zimbabwean unity deal: envoy The United States cannot support Zimbabwe’s proposed power-sharing deal as long as Robert Mugabe remains as president, the top U.S. envoy to Africa said Sunday. “We have lost confidence in the power-sharing deal being… Read More Collective sigh: it’s about time
I… I just… I really don’t know… What can you say about the post below? Seriously? Woman Sued for Rescue Effort in Car Crash; Legal Experts Say California Ruling Could Make Good Samaritans Hesitate By Sysan Donaldson James, published on December 19th 2008 No good deed goes unpunished, or so goes the saying. Such was… Read More Want to help the distressed? Think about it carefully…
Reclaiming my Religion By: Nadira Artyk My relationship with Islam has never been straightforward. I grew up in Soviet Uzbekistan, hearing my grandfather recite the Koran on a daily basis. Sometimes he would translate a few verses for us. I was drawn to the beauty of the prose. I sensed a strong connection and especially… Read More From IHT.com: Islamic Feminism
There seems to be many people out there who are willing to read and learn about what is going on so as to be able to take action. Absolutely brilliant! But there are as many people who just don’t where to start and don’t have many resources to turn to. All I have to say… Read More Don’t understand what is going on? Look no further!
Yes, yes, you read that title right. This is totally worth the read, and the questions it raises? Priceless. From the CBC: Woman ‘kills’ ex-husband in online world A 43-year-old player in a virtual game world became so angry about her sudden divorce from her online husband that she logged on with his password and… Read More Woman ‘kills’ ex-husband in online world
Apparently, it’s fact. If you don’t believe me, check it out for yourself: here, here, here, and here. Pretty disturbing, isn’t it. Maybe I should start a Dark Tales for Dark Days series or something.
Web Suicide Viewed Live and Reaction Spur a Debate By BRIAN STELTER Published: November 24, 2008 For a 19-year-old community college student in Pembroke Pines, Fla., the message boards on BodyBuilding.com were a place to post messages, at least 2,300 of them, including more than one about his suicidal impulses. In a post last year,… Read More Follow-up debate: 19 year old commits suicide via webcam