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M&G’s bond fund taps inflation fear

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Price rise boost for Dragon Oil

first_imgTuesday 22 February 2011 7:19 pm Dragon Oil’s profit soared 49 per cent in 2010 on higher oil prices as the Turkmenistan-focused company said it had widened its scope for potential acquisitions to include West Africa. Dragon Oil’s pre-tax profit jumped to $514.7m (£318.2m) in 2010, slightly behind a consensus of $517m in a poll of five analysts, from $345m the year before. The company’s profits benefited from stronger oil prices in 2010 and after its daily rate of production rose 5.5 per cent to 47,211 barrels of oil per day. Share Price rise boost for Dragon Oil KCS-content whatsappcenter_img Show Comments ▼ Ad Unmute by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May LikeMisterStoryWoman Files For Divorce After Seeing This Photo – Can You See Why?MisterStoryUndoMoneyPailShe Was A Star, Now She Works In ScottsdaleMoneyPailUndoPeople TodayNewborn’s Strange Behavior Troubles Mom, 40 Years Later She Finds The Reason Behind ItPeople TodayUndoTotal PastThe Ingenious Reason There Are No Mosquitoes At Disney WorldTotal PastUndoSenior Living | Search AdsNew Senior Apartments Coming to Scottsdale (Take A Look at The Prices)Senior Living | Search AdsUndoSerendipity TimesInside Coco Chanel’s Eerily Abandoned Mansion Frozen In TimeSerendipity TimesUndoBrake For ItThe Most Worthless Cars Ever MadeBrake For ItUndoBetterBe20 Stunning Female AthletesBetterBeUndoHistorical GeniusHe Was The Smartest Man Who Ever Lived – But He Led A Miserable LifeHistorical GeniusUndo whatsapp More From Our Partners Florida woman allegedly crashes children’s birthday party, rapes teennypost.comPolice Capture Elusive Tiger Poacher After 20 Years of Pursuing the Huntergoodnewsnetwork.orgRussell Wilson, AOC among many voicing support for Naomi Osakacbsnews.comBrave 7-Year-old Boy Swims an Hour to Rescue His Dad and Little Sistergoodnewsnetwork.orgA ProPublica investigation has caused outrage in the U.S. this weekvaluewalk.comAstounding Fossil Discovery in California After Man Looks Closelygoodnewsnetwork.orgSupermodel Anne Vyalitsyna claims income drop, pushes for child supportnypost.comNative American Tribe Gets Back Sacred Island Taken 160 Years Agogoodnewsnetwork.orgInside Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis’ not-so-average farmhouse‘Neighbor from hell’ faces new charges after scaring off home buyersnypost.com980-foot skyscraper sways in China, prompting panic and evacuationsnypost.comMark Eaton, former NBA All-Star, dead at 64nypost.comKiller drone ‘hunted down a human target’ without being told tonypost.comUK teen died on school trip after teachers allegedly refused her pleasnypost.comConnecticut man dies after crashing Harley into live bearnypost.comMatt Gaetz swindled by ‘malicious actors’ in $155K boat sale boondogglenypost.comBiden received funds from top Russia lobbyist before Nord Stream 2 giveawaynypost.comI blew off Adam Sandler 22 years ago — and it’s my biggest Tags: NULLlast_img read more

Liam Messam puts the shoulder in

first_imgThursday Jun 14, 2007 Liam Messam puts the shoulder in In the 2006 Churchill Cup Final, the New Zealand Maori took on Scotland B. The Maori defense was bruising throughout. This tackle by Liam Messam isn’t much of a tackle though, more of a body check. Should have been dealt with by the ref probably. Not sure how he didn’t see anything wrong with it?Looks more like the type of hits you’d see in Rugby League, where they allow it. ADVERTISEMENT Posted By: rugbydump Share Send Thanks Sorry there has been an error Related Articles 81 WEEKS AGO scottish prop saves fire victim 84 WEEKS AGO New Rugby X tournament insane 112 WEEKS AGO Vunipola stands by his comments supporting… From the WebThis Video Will Soon Be Banned. Watch Before It’s DeletedSecrets RevealedYou Won’t Believe What the World’s Most Beautiful Girl Looks Like TodayNueeyDoctors Stunned: This Removes Wrinkles Like Crazy! 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Leinster finish with Rainbow flourish as fans attend RDS for first time in 16 months Retiring duo Scott Fardy and Michael Bent bowed out on a winning note as Leinster finished the Rainbow Cup with a victory over Dragons. Liam Messam puts the shoulder in | RugbyDump – Rugby News & Videos RugbyDump Home RugbyDump Academy Store About Contact Legal Privacy Policy Cookie Policy Categories Latest Great Tries Big Hits & Dirty Play See It To Believe It Funnies Training Videos Player Features RugbyDump Home RugbyDump Academy Store About Contact Sitemap Categories Latest Great Tries Big Hits & Dirty Play See It To Believe It Funnies Training Videos Player Features Legal Privacy Policy Cookie Policy Sign In Username or Email Password Stay logged in Forgot password Thank you for registering Click here to login Register Register now for RugbyDump commenting & enewsletter. * Required fields. 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Seaview House / Parsonson Architects

first_imgShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOr Clipboard New Zealand Houses Year:  Seaview House / Parsonson Architects Seaview House / Parsonson ArchitectsSave this projectSaveSeaview House / Parsonson Architects “COPY” Architects: Parsonson Architects Year Completion year of this architecture project 2011 CopyHouses•Wellington, New Zealand photographs:  Paul McCrediePhotographs:  Paul McCredieSave this picture!© Paul McCredieText description provided by the architects. The property is located in Wellington, New Zealand. It sits just below the road facing east, looking over the botanical gardens out to Wellington Harbour. A neighbouring house sits much higher to the north with another lower to the south. The site loses sun directly to the north, but receives both generous morning and afternoon sun and being set down from the road the prevailing northwesterly winds blow over the top. The house is laid out around 2 main outside areas, east and west.Save this picture!© Paul McCredieThe owners have a large family, with both older and younger children. The house is arranged to accommodate these different age groups with bedrooms on different levels and a variety of living spaces in the middle with walls to house art and a swimming pool for the keen swimmers in the family.Save this picture!© Paul McCredieTwo main formal gestures define the house. Simple corrugated iron roofs wrap and frame the house, which help create a relationship with the houses of the area. The green colour of these also helps the house recede into the backdrop of greenery. In contrast to this, and housing the garage and bedrooms, a more organic wooden clad element runs between the corrugated iron roofs. This element is influenced by the landscape and as it glides through the house it creates a darkness and woodiness that is intended to replace some of that lost by the removed vegetation. Sections of it have been folded or cut to house the lighting for the main downstairs living areas. Downstairs there is a pool and simple bedrooms for extended family.Save this picture!SectionProject gallerySee allShow lessCincinnati Live/Make Competition ResultsCompetition ResultsFocal Point Community Campus Proposal / HDR ArchitectureUnbuilt Project Sharecenter_img Year:  Projects ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOr Clipboard “COPY” Photographs CopyAbout this officeParsonson ArchitectsOfficeFollowProductConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesWellingtonHousesNew ZealandPublished on February 28, 2013Cite: “Seaview House / Parsonson Architects” 28 Feb 2013. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Browse the CatalogAluminium CompositesTechnowoodWood Siding in KSR Villa BodrumPlasticsMitrexSolar SidingMetal PanelsAurubisOxidized Copper: Nordic BrownEnclosures / Double Skin FacadesCupa PizarrasCupaclad® 101 Random in Les PalmiersUrban ApplicationsIsland Exterior FabricatorsPublic Safety Answering Center II Envelope SystemConcreteKrytonConcrete Hardening – Hard-CemSkylightsVELUX CommercialModular Skylights – Ridgelight 25-40°Porcelain StonewareGrespaniaPorcelain Tiles – Coverlam ImperialWindowspanoramah!®ah! Vertical SlidingFastenersSchöckConcrete Façade Fasteners – Isolink®CarpetsFabromont AGTextile Floor Covering – Arena®CoatingsFormicaLaminate – ColorCore®2More products »Save世界上最受欢迎的建筑网站现已推出你的母语版本!想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?是否翻译成中文现有为你所在地区特制的网站?想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?Take me there »✖You’ve started following your first account!Did you know?You’ll now receive updates based on what you follow! Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.Go to my stream Save this picture!© Paul McCredie+ 25 Share ArchDaily 2011last_img read more

Lima House / Studio MK27

first_imgArchDaily Photographs “COPY” Projects 2018 Lima House / Studio MK27Save this projectSaveLima House / Studio MK27 Save this picture!© Fernando Guerra | FG+SG+ 36Curated by Matheus Pereira Share ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOr Clipboard “COPY” Architects: Studio MK27 – Marcio Kogan Area Area of this architecture project Photographer:  Fernando Guerra | FG+SG Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project center_img Area:  10763 ft² Year Completion year of this architecture project ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOr Clipboard Lima House / Studio MK27 CopyHouses, House Interiors•Lima, Peru Houses Year:  Manufacturers: Flos, Gervasoni, HAY, Kalmar, Kettal, Living Divani, Muuto, Paola Lenti, Serge Mouille, Valcucine, ZANOTTA, Anonymous XVIII century, Carlos Cruz-Diez, Charlotte Perriand, Design Studio MK27, Erwin Hauer, Fernando de Szyszlo, Finn Juhl, Gio Ponti, Greta Magnusson-Grossman, +12Hans Wegner, Hemp, Jader Almeida, Jean Prouvé, Jorge Cabieses, Jorge Zalszupin, Kilim, Lina Bo Bardi, Lissoni, Projecteur 365, Sérgio Rodrigues, Vico Magistretti-12Author:Marcio KoganCoautoras:Samanta cafardo . elisa friedmannProject Team:Carlos costa . eduardo gurian . gabriela gurgel . mariana simas . renato périgoDesign De Interiores:Diana radomyslerCoautora De Interiores:Mariana ruzanteLocal Architect :Jorge baertlLandscape Designer :Rosie benavidesStructure Engineer :GCAQElectrical:JALE ingenierosPlumbing:Efreyre instalacionesAir Conditioning :integContractor:CG277City:LimaCountry:PeruMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© Fernando Guerra | FG+SGRecommended ProductsPaintKEIMMineral Paint for Concrete – KEIM Concretal®-WPaintLunawoodThermowood – Premium Surface FinishingDoorsSaliceSliding Door System – Slider S20DoorsLinvisibileLinvisibile Curved Hinged Door | AlbaText description provided by the architects. Lima House is studio mk27’s first project in Lima, Peru. Located on an urban site, measuring 16m width by 30m depth, the main idea was to first create the sensation for the clients of living in a townhouse, taking into consideration all the possibilities that we had relative to the arrangement and size of the plot, and its occupancy coefficient.Save this picture!© Fernando Guerra | FG+SGSave this picture!Plan – BasementSave this picture!© Fernando Guerra | FG+SGThe solution was to create 3 overlapping boxes. A similar resource was also used on the interiors which are divided into programmatic boxes, with wooden panels and doors that exercise the function of separation elements. The house is therefore composed of three external boxes, placed one on top of another, and internal boxes that resolve the program. It is a ludic perspective of the space, a “metabox” project.Save this picture!© Fernando Guerra | FG+SGSave this picture!Planta – Pavimento TérreoSave this picture!© Fernando Guerra | FG+SGThe external boxes are made of slatted exposed concrete, with the front and back façades clad in different materials and acting as side covers. These materials form uniform skins that hide the openings. Despite the concrete structure which is necessarily robust, due to the great incidence of earthquakes in this region, the creation of cantilevers gives the structure a lighter feeling.Save this picture!© Fernando Guerra | FG+SGSave this picture!Section AASave this picture!© Fernando Guerra | FG+SGThe first volume (ground floor) houses the social areas, comprised of a terrace and the kitchen. On the second floor, there is the master bedroom with its own living room, walk-in closet and a terrace. The third floor is dedicated to the children. There are two en-suites, a living room, a guest bedroom and bathroom and a terrace with a wall of cobogós (hollow bricks). This cobogó façade guarantees visual protection while also permitting the entrance of natural light and cross-ventilation. There is also a rooftop and a “semi-underground” with a garage, utility area, gym and pool, which can be appreciated through a glass strip on the garden in the ground floor, next to the main living room.    Save this picture!© Fernando Guerra | FG+SGSave this picture!Plan – 2nd floorSave this picture!© Fernando Guerra | FG+SGThe palette of materials is quite small: wood, stone, concrete and aluminium. The wood is of Brazilian origin, given its resistance to the weather. The stone (Basalt) and marble (Travertine) are local.   Save this picture!© Fernando Guerra | FG+SGThe greatest challenge of this project was filling the space with the necessary density while simultaneously guaranteeing that the quality external spaces could be used, diluting the limits between external and internal.Save this picture!© Fernando Guerra | FG+SGProject gallerySee allShow lessLim’uhphile Co-op / Collectif sagaSelected ProjectsConscious Actions, Public Installation at Miami Design District / gt2pSelected Projects Share CopyAbout this officeStudio MK27OfficeFollowProductsWoodSteelConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesInterior DesignResidential InteriorsHouse InteriorsLimaConcrete HousesConcrete InteriorsTimber InteriorsPeruPublished on December 10, 2020Cite: “Lima House / Studio MK27” [Casa Lima / Studio MK27 – Marcio Kogan + Samanta Cafardo + Elisa Friedmann] 10 Dec 2020. ArchDaily. Accessed 10 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Browse the CatalogSinkshansgroheBathroom Mixers – LogisVinyl Walls3MExterior Vinyl Finish – DI-NOC™ StonePartitionsSkyfoldWhere to Increase Flexibility in SchoolsTiles / Mosaic / GresiteCupa PizarrasVentilated Facade – CUPACLAD UprightGlassLAMILUXGlass Roof PR60ConcreteKrytonCrystalline Waterproofing – KIMSkylightsVELUX CommercialAtrium Longlight Skylights in ExperimentariumMetal PanelsLorin IndustriesAnodized Aluminum – Copper FinishesStonesFranken-SchotterWall Covering & CladdingWindowsRabel Aluminium SystemsMinimal Casement Windows – Rabel 8400 Slim Super Thermal PlusSwingsStudio StirlingHanging Chair – BasketWallcovering / CladdingArrigoni WoodsWood Cladding – AcousticMore products »Save想阅读文章的中文版本吗?利马之家 / Studio MK27 – Marcio Kogan + Samanta Cafardo + Elisa Friedmann是否翻译成中文现有为你所在地区特制的网站?想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?Take me there »✖You’ve started following your first account!Did you know?You’ll now receive updates based on what you follow! 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Blotto! scratchcard game raises £10,000 in first four months

first_img Howard Lake | 14 November 2003 | News  40 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Richard Simmonite, St Giles Hospice Promotions’ Commercial Manager said: “We are delighted that Blotto! has really taken off and are extremely grateful to the pub-going public for their support.“Pubs across our area are still coming forward to sign up for the scheme and we are confident it will prove to be a major financial boost for the hospice.”Blotto! was created by the organisers of the St Giles Hospice Lottery. The weekly draw raised £1 million in the year to March 2003. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Lichfield-based St Giles Hospice reports that its Blotto! scratchcard has raised £10,000 so far from pub-goers in the charity’s Midlands catchment area.More than 60 pubs have signed up to sell the game cards, which see players scratch and match three symbols to win a host of prizes – from the £1,000 jackpot to a free round of drinks.All the proceeds go to support the charity’s care of local people living with cancer and other serious illnesses. Advertisementcenter_img Tagged with: Gaming Research / statistics Blotto! scratchcard game raises £10,000 in first four months About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of Researching massive growth in giving.last_img read more

East Harlem residents say, ‘Remove the racist Sims’ statue!’

first_imgSims performed hundreds of surgeries on enslaved women without anesthesia, antiseptics or their consent.The struggle is growing for the removal of racist Dr. James Marion Sims’ statue from New York City’s Central Park. Sims, known as the “father of gynecology,” made alleged medical advances through his cruel practice of performing unethical, gynecological surgical techniques on enslaved Black women without anesthesia, antiseptics or their consent. In his quest for fame, he manipulated the institution of slavery to perform his brutal experiments.The national movement to get rid of Confederate monuments following recent white supremacist violence in Charlottesville, Va., led local activists to renew their push to take Sims’ statue down.Black Youth Project 100 held a protest Aug. 19 in front of the monument, located at 103rd Street and Fifth Avenue in East Harlem, to demand its removal. Other organizations have demonstrated, too. Boldly, someone spray-painted “racist” on the statue on Aug. 26.NYC City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, who has been involved in this campaign since 2011, called for the statue to come down at an Aug. 21 press conference, calling Sims’ “despicable acts … repugnant and reprehensible.” (Daily News, Aug. 21)East Harlem residents have campaigned for years to get this affront to their community taken down. A recent poll of that community showed an overwhelming number support the statue’s removal.Medical experimentation = tortureAlso addressing this issue post-Charlottesville was Steve Benjamin, African- American mayor of Columbia, S.C., who said that Sims’ offensive statute on their Statehouse grounds “should come down. … [He] tortured slave women and children for years as he developed his treatments for gynecology.” (MSNBC, Aug. 15)“Slaveowner” Sims carried out these surgeries in the U.S. South from 1845 to 1849 with no training in gynecology. In Alabama, he performed hundreds of surgeries on enslaved women that he “owned” or “borrowed.” He experimented many times on 12 enslaved women, an astounding 30 times on one of them. Many women died.Plantation owners took enslaved women to Sims for treatment so they could continue working and would produce more children to add to the enslaved population. Enslaved people had no personal rights and were the property of their “owners” who held possession of their lives, bodies and labor. Sims also experimented on enslaved Black men.Sims’ copious notes revealed slaveowner language, sprinkled with racial slurs and vivid depictions of Black women’s bodies. Later, after “successful” experimentation, he used the same surgical procedures on white women in New York, but used anesthesia for them.A common, outrageous racist belief then was that Black people were insensitive to pain — and thus didn’t need anesthesia during surgery. This sheds light on the historically violent oppression of Blacks in the U.S., and was a horrifying testament to the brutality of slavery and its relationship to U.S. medicine. It highlights the intersection of race and medicine.Harriet Washington writes about this extensively and Sims’ crimes, in her groundbreaking book, “Medical Apartheid: The Dark History of Medical Experimentation on Black Americans from Colonial Times to the Present.” (Doubleday, 2007)Neonatal tetanus in newborns, acquired through infection of the unhealed umbilical cord, often cut with a nonsterile instrument, afflicted many enslaved children. It is now known to result from the impoverished conditions of enslaved peoples’ living quarters.But the archracist Sims attributed neonatal tetanus to enslaved Africans’ “inferiority.” So this “medical monster” performed horrific surgeries on enslaved women’s babies without anesthesia. All of these babies died. He blamed the fatalities on “the ignorance” of their mothers and midwives, while his crimes caused these deaths.Even as he was committing these crimes, Sims founded the Woman’s Hospital of New York in 1855, where he performed operations on indigent women who then had lengthy hospital stays and underwent repeated procedures. Despite his record of killing women and children and inflicting pain, he was named president of the American Medical Association in 1875 and then president of the Gynecological Society in 1879.Take down Sims’ statue!The 13-foot statue of Sims was installed at its present location in 1934 — in East Harlem’s historically African-­American and Puerto Rican neighborhood. In an insult to oppressed women, the wording below it reads: “Surgeon and Philan­thropist, Founder of the Woman’s Hospital State of New York. In recognition of his services in the cause of science and mankind.” Wording on the base adds: “His brilliant achievement carried the fame of American surgery throughout the entire world.”The current struggle is over whether the city should keep, remove or relocate the statue. The East Harlem Preservation organization began its campaign in 2007 in solidarity with efforts by activist Viola Plummer, member of the December 12th Movement, to call attention to Sims’ cruel experiments. That year, NYC Councilmember Charles Barron petitioned the NYC Parks and Recreation Department to remove the statue. Proposals have been raised to instead honor the women Sims tortured.The EHP reports that then-East Harlem Councilmember Mark-Viverito appealed to the Parks Department in 2011 to remove the statute because it is a “constant reminder of the historic cruelty endured by women of color” — and in a community comprised mainly of people of color.The Parks Department refused to honor these requests, claiming “the city does not remove ‘art’ for content.” In 2016, Community Board 11 called for the statue’s removal. That year, at a speakout at Sims’ statue “community members honored their ancestors and condemned the memorial to assaults on Black and Latina female bodies,” said the EHP. In February, EHP addressed this issue in a cable TV panel discussion, which included author Harriet Washington. The organization is working to gain more endorsements to pressure the Parks Department to remove this racist’s monument.EHP declares that “Sims is not our hero” and maintains that the statue’s presence is an insult to the “neighborhood’s majority Black and Puerto Rican residents — two groups that have been subjected to medical experiments without permission or regard for their wellbeing.” Moreover, there are many heroic “Black and Puerto Rican women and men who have made great medical and scientific contributions” to the community. Our children, says the EHP, should learn about them — and know their lives matter.Sims’ statues, like Confederate monuments, memorialize white supremacist slaveowners and murderers. They perpetuate the view that this “medical monster” was the “father of gynecology,” a benevolent man of science, rather than a sadistic racist whose inventions were brutally enabled by slavery.FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thisFacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thislast_img read more

ADA not enough: Disabled people need socialism

first_imgThe pandemic is teaching able-bodied people what it’s like to be disabled. Not being able to get around like you used to, facing endless unemployment, being stuck in the house, finding ways to get food delivered, and speaking to family and friends only on the phone — not in person.A Black Lives Matter protest was held by disabled activists, June 7, in Milwaukee. Workers World Party’s Disability Rights Caucus will host a webinar, July 30, under the slogan: ‘Smash ableism, racism and all bigotry and oppression?’ (See Joanie Marquardt commented at the July 8 Workers World Disability Rights Caucus meeting: “People are getting infected and becoming immediately disabled to some extent. If they survive, they remain somewhat disabled. The world population is getting a feel of what it is like to be restrained by a health care crisis. This is the best time to talk about disability and to raise consciousness on it because we all have just gotten a taste of it in the last few months.”    The caucus is presenting a webinar on “The ADA is not enough: Disabled People need socialism to end ableism, racism & all bigotry” on July 30 at 8 p.m. EDT. For more information, contact [email protected]   On March 12, 1990, over 1,000 disability rights activists from 30 states descended on the U.S. Capitol demanding passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act. After the rally, over 60 activists abandoned their wheelchairs and mobility devices and began crawling the 83 stone steps up to the U.S. Capitol building entrance, as people loudly chanted “What do we want? ADA! When do we want it? Now!”  The ADA was passed a few months later on July 26, codifying further than in previous U.S. history our right to access and other civil rights. Before COVID-19,  there were many parades to celebrate our ADA victory, and this month there will be virtual celebrations at Disability Unite ( the ADA has not been enough: Some 80 percent of NYC subway stations are inaccessible — still without elevators. Many restaurants and shops have stairs, but no ramps at their entrance.  Many voting places lack accessible equipment for blind folks, although they are paying taxes.Half of people killed by police had a disabilityIf you are a disabled person of color, you have to be very careful how you react to the police.  Not following their commands in a split second could lead to your murder. Disability rights journalist David M. Perry, whose son has Down syndrome, documented, in research for the Ruderman Family Foundation, that as many as half of all people killed by police had a disability. ( A June 24 New Scientist article warned that U.S. police kill up to 6 times more African Americans than caucasian people.  It is no accident that many folks in the Disability Community support the Black Lives Matter movement and the national rebellion following the racist police murders of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor.Cuba and disabilitiesIn addition to marking the passage of the ADA, July 26 is the anniversary of the storming of the Moncada barracks on July 26, 1953 — the spark that led to the Cuban revolution of 1959. Jean Bowdish, a member of the Workers World Disability Rights Caucus, participated in the 3rd (1970), 20th (1989) and 50th (2019) Venceremos Brigades. Bowdish told WW:  “I have worn hearing aids for over 15 years. Getting hearing tests and hearing aids is a challenge in the U.S. Insurance and Medicare/Medicaid cover only a small portion of the cost of a pair of hearing aids, which can be $3,000 per hearing aid. “When I was on the 50th anniversary Venceremos Brigade to Cuba in July 2019, I was part of the group that visited the Center for Neurosciences of Cuba (CNEURO). One of the advances being made by CNEURO is in hearing devices. Scans are taken of the ear canal so devices can be created to fit a specific ear. An additional benefit is that hearing aids in Cuba are at a very low cost or free if needed — around $1.50 in 2014.”It’s going to take a radical change in society to make these rights real! The slogan of the Workers World Party Disability Caucus: “From Each According to Our Abilities, To Each According to Our Needs,” was first coined by Karl Marx in his 1875 “Critique of the Gotha Program.”As a great leader of the Cuban revolution and a person with the disability of asthma, Ernesto Che Guevara once said, “If you tremble with indignation at every injustice, then you are a comrade of mine.”FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thisFacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thislast_img read more

Police Serve Search Warrant, Arrest Four, Shut Down Illegal Cannabis Dispensary

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Free.Get all the latest Pasadena news, more than 10 fresh stories daily, 7 days a week at 7 a.m. Community News EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  25 recommended0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadena Government Police Serve Search Warrant, Arrest Four, Shut Down Illegal Cannabis Dispensary Business under scrutiny by Pasadena’s code enforcement section is shut down By ANDRÉ COLEMAN, Managing Editor Published on Wednesday, May 20, 2020 | 12:43 pm Community News HerbeautyIs It Bad To Give Your Boyfriend An Ultimatum?HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty8 Easy Exotic Meals Anyone Can MakeHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyTiger Woods Is ‘Different Man’ 10 Years After ScandalHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyFinding The Right Type Of Workout For You According AstrologyHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty9 Of The Best Family Friendly Dog BreedsHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyA 74 Year Old Fitness Enthusiast Defies All Concept Of AgeHerbeautyHerbeauty Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *center_img Business News CITY NEWS SERVICE/STAFF REPORT Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday STAFF REPORT Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy Subscribe Saying they acted on complaints to the police department. about an illegal cannabis dispensary at 219 N. Sierra Madre Blvd., officers served a search warrant at that location Wednesday and arrested four employees, seized marijuana, marijuana products and cash, authorities said.Police spokesman Lt. William Grisafe said two men and two women were arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to commit sales of marijuana.The dispensary on Sierra Madre Blvd. near East Del Mar Boulevard in District 4 has attracted the city’s attention when it became the first known dispensary to open after the city announced in February it had shut down all unregulated dispensaries operating in the cityThe city has fought to close illegal dispensaries for years. By early 2020, Pasadena’s Marijuana Suppression Detail had shut down 19 illegal shops, along with five others that opened, in 17 months.The unit also closed a grow facility during that time period.According to the City’s Code Commission, which is scheduled to meet to discuss alleged code violations during a May 28 meeting, the dispensary on N. Sierra Madre has violated the city’s municipal code by engaging in commercial cannabis activity without a permit.“To my knowledge, the only cannabis dispensary that has opened since February 2020 is the dispensary at 219 N. Sierra Madre Blvd.,” said Code Compliance Manager Jon Pollard. “I know of no other active cannabis dispensaries within the city.”The commission will also discuss cost recovery associated with abating public nuisance conditions associated with two other closed dispensaries at 775-779 E. Washington Blvd. The city is trying to recoup the $11,686.23 it spent to shut down those operations.“The city of Pasadena seeks to ensure public health and safety by aggressively identifying and pursuing unlawful dispensaries that engage in the sale of contraband cannabis and contraband cannabis derivatives,” Pollard said. “Those efforts are through the combined work of staff from the Planning & Community Development Department, the Police Department and the City Attorney’s office. The city has a continuum of enforcement options up to and including obtaining abatement warrants to board and secure unlawful dispensaries. The city seeks to be remunerated by the responsible party for abatement costs.”In 2018, voters passed Measure CC, the city’s highly regulated process which allows only six pot dispensaries — and potentially only one in each of the city’s seven council districts — to operate legally in Pasadena.The measure also requires dispensaries maintain strict distance limits from schools, libraries, churches and residential neighborhoods. Nearly 200 businesses applied.After Measure CC passed, the City Council banned so-called “nuisance,” or non-permitted dispensaries from applying for business licenses under the city’s cannabis law.“It seems that the best method to discourage illicit dispensary operators from opening in Pasadena is to maintain a robust and timely enforcement process,” Pollard said. “The City will diligently pursue complaints regarding illicit cannabis dispensaries and the public can contact me directly at (626) 744-6831 or [email protected] if they would like to report the suspected or confirmed presence of a dispensary in Pasadena.” faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Virtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyPasadena Public WorksPasadena Water and PowerPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes More Cool Stuff STAFF REPORT First Heatwave Expected Next Week Top of the News last_img read more

Recognition for University of Limerick alumni

first_imgRELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Print Previous articleLimerick healthcare professionals open to regulationNext articleBishop of Limerick says economic success must include the poor Editor Twitter UL alumni award winners David Jeffreys, John Savage, Clodagh Cavanagh and Tim Kenny.The University of Limerick Alumni has bestowed its highest honour on four of its outstanding graduates at the 12th annual UL Alumni Awards ceremony last night.The award recipients were Tipperary businesswoman Clodagh Cavanagh, Managing Director of agricultural manufacturer Abbey Machinery for her contribution to business; Kerry native Tim Kenny, who co-founded the St Baldrick’s childhood cancer research foundation for his contribution to society; Limerick-based David Jeffreys and John Savage, co-founders of the Action Point Technology Group for their contribution to entrepreneurship;Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up UL President Dr Des Fitzgerald described the awards ceremony as a celebration of the achievements and contributions of four amazing people.“They are imbued with the UL spirit that we all aspire to and want to preserve and propagate. The achievements of these four alumni and their contributions to their communities are models that we believe are based on the foundations they received during their time at UL.“40 alumni have been honoured since the awards were introduced in 2006, including rugby legend Tony Ward, composer Patrick Cassidy, Riverdance star Jean Butler, artist Alice Maher, former Kerry Footballer Pat Spillane, former Minister for the Diaspora Jimmy Deenihan, former Defence Forces chief of staff the late Lt. Gen. Dermot Earley and former Cork camogie player Anna Geary. Facebook County Limerick family aim to be Ireland’s fittest Emailcenter_img County Limerick family aim to be Ireland’s fittest NewsEducationRecognition for University of Limerick alumniBy Editor – November 12, 2017 4086 TAGSAlice Maheralumni awardsAnna GearyClodagh CavanaghDavid JeffreysDermot EarleyDes FitzgeraldJean ButlerJImmy DeenihanJohn SavagePat SpillanePatrick CassidyRiverdanceSt BaldricksTim KennyTony WardUniversity of Limerick Linkedin Advertisement WhatsApplast_img read more