Daily Archives: 02/02/2024

My Life in Christ: Extracts from the Diary of Saint John of Kronstadt, Part 2 by Saint John of Kronstadt (1829 – 1908) and E. E. Goulaeff

“May the living water of the Holy Ghost fill my heart, and may rivers of living water flow from my heart to the glory of God, and for the salvation of God’s people.” Post Views: 2

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Rocky star Carl Weathers dies aged 76

Carl Weathers, former NFL player turned Hollywood actor who starred as Apollo Creed in the Rocky movies, dies aged 76 Post Views: 4

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Italian minister resigns amid stolen painting probe

Vittorio Sgarbi is accused of stealing the 17th-Century painting and altering it to conceal its provenance. Post Views: 3

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International student admissions to be reviewed

Universities UK says students must have confidence that the system is ‘fair, transparent and robust’. Post Views: 2

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Abortion restrictions

Restrictions on abortion in the US are interfering with sex and with forming sexual/romantic relationships. However, it has encouraged more use of birth control, including condoms. That is good — but that good consequence does not justify the anxiety and … Continue reading

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(Satire) One free treat

(satire) *Congress Reduces SNAP Benefits To One Free Treat On Recipient’s Birthday.* Post Views: 2

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California SB938

Oil and gas utilities, and electric utilities that use fossil fuels, spend customer’ payments on climate crisis denial. California is looking at prohibiting this. Post Views: 4

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Getting past Starmer

How could people who want to make Britain just, kind and welcoming possibly get past Starmer? This article suggests ways. Post Views: 2

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DeMentis

Governor DeMentis has one year left to attack freedom in Florida. Citizens wonder what more they will lose. Post Views: 2

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Florida and social media

Florida is considering a law that would ban people under 16 years old from making accounts on some sorts of platforms, if they have addictive design features. The law says this applies if a social media platform “utilizes addictive, harmful, … Continue reading

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Hostile architecture

Hostile urban architecture, designed to eliminate all opportunities to comfortably rest or pause, makes cities unpleasant for doing anything other than rushing through to the next purchase or errand. This fits perfectly with the spirit that criminalizes homelessness and, in … Continue reading

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NSA’s warrantless data buying

The NSA gets Americans’ location data without any sort of warrant by buying it from data brokers. The NSA kept this secret, and Senator Wyden had to block a nomination to extract the admission that the NSA does this. I … Continue reading

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Education costs

Many young Britons can’t afford the education needed to get a good job. A substantial number can’t afford the costs of working, such as clothing and commuting. I suppose the latter will eventually compel employers to offer higher wages. But … Continue reading

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Kagame regime targeting journalists

*Kagame’s government [in Rwanda] targeted journalists who uncovered killings, disappearances and torture linked to the regime.* Post Views: 5

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Defunct blog now clickbait farm

*How [defunct] Beloved Indie Blog “The Hairpin” Turned Into an AI Clickbait Farm.* The article reports that some businesses are systematically buying expired domain names of sites that were of value once, and doing this to them. The copyright on … Continue reading

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Hinkley Point C

Delays have made the Hinkley Point C nuclear power plant so expensive that the main investor, EDF, looks to lose money on it. Hinkley Point C should be canceled and the sunk costs written off. Building nuclear power plants as … Continue reading

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US and Israel

Bernie Sanders: *The United States must make it clear to Netanyahu that we will not provide another dollar to support his inhumane, illegal war.* I agree. Post Views: 2

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Green Cross organizations

Proposing an international network of Green Cross organizations that would help the people struck by climate disasters beyond the ability of a national government to deal with. Post Views: 2

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Swatting

Swatting has extended to various right-wing US officials and politicians. Swatting is a dangerous form of violence, and its existence is a blot on our society. It used to be focused on people hated by right-wingers, and that often led … Continue reading

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National SEND warning after Surrey case – watchdog

The council watchdog warns of educational psychologist shortages after a complaint in Surrey. Post Views: 1

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