We need a discourse about our institutions and how, if at all, we are strengthening them. Political parties will come and go in government. But as citizens it is our right, nay our duty, to ensure that we stop being passive consumers of what’s fed to us though TV campaigns, social media platforms and now even door to door campaigns, and find a way to make our leaders really answerable..
Ever heard of a town built on a garbage dump? We hadn’t until earlier this year when we visited a community on the outskirts of Asuncion, the capital of the tiny, impoverished South American country of Paraguay. It’s called Cateura and there is trash everywhere in its streets, its rivers, in people’s backyards but we decided to take you to Cateura tonight, not because of the poverty or the filth, but because of the incredible imagination and ingenuity of the people who live there. Our story is also a reminder that, ultimately, music will triumph everywhere and anywhere..
While it is extremely easy for any individual or business to publish material on today’s Web, one thing is currently missing there is no easy way to make money from those Web sites. In 2000 and 2001, this “missing link” caused the death of thousands of Web based businesses. The Web is becoming somewhat like a desert.
The following spring, Hornsby earned the batting and RBI crowns in his first season as a second baseman. His .370 average was the highest in the 20th century by an NL second baseman.No one expected Rogers to duplicate that figure in 1921, and he did not. Instead, he hit .397 and then followed up by hitting .401 in 1922, .384 in 1923, .424 in 1924, and .403 in 1925 to make him the only player in history to average over .400 for a five year span.
Clothes. Electronics. Whatever you can.)Recycle what we can. Published in syndicated newspapers for 14 years until 1995, Larson’s “The Far Side” can still be found on greeting cards, calendars, and in books. His wry and insightful sense of humor appeals to many. A great number of people were disappointed when Larson decided to retire from regular publishing, although his work lives on.
Now May is to become Britain’s prime minister, and unflashy good judgment has gotten its reward. In a profession dominated by orators and telegenic glad handers, she is the defiant exception aloof, uncharismatic, uncharming; but competent, diligent and tough. Unaware that he was speaking into a live microphone, a Conservative grandee recently called her “a bloody difficult woman.” Among all the candidates who could have become prime minister at this critical juncture, she was the most promising by far..