Daily Archives: 08/02/2024

Private equity in nursing homes

Private equity is gobbling up large parts of the US nursing home business. This puts patients in danger since private equity can amass lots of money, create an oligopoly, and get away with abuses. The study suggests that “regulation may … Continue reading

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Climate disasters: CA, CHL

*World “not prepared” for climate disasters after warmest ever January.* Unprecedented disasters have just occurred in California (extreme rains) and the Valparaíso region (wildfires entering a major city). Post Views: 3

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Assange’s last appeal

Julian Assange’s final hearing is Tuesday, February 20. A rally that day at noon is at the State House in Boston. We’re hoping Rep Jim McGovern will send a statement to be read by his staff and are asking other … Continue reading

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Usher promises to roller-skate at the Super Bowl

R&B singer Usher will celebrate 30 years of hits, when he takes to the stage in Las Vegas this weekend. Post Views: 4

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Apprentice hopeful says he prayed in boardroom

DJ and businessman Virdi Mazaria says he’s keen to be a positive representative for his community. Post Views: 5

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Festival cancelled ‘due to rising costs’

Standon Calling founder Alex Trenchard says the move is “the only sensible decision”. Post Views: 7

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Paul Gambaccini breaks up noisy mating urban foxes

The radio presenter says he would “not wish on anyone” the experience of interrupting breeding foxes. Post Views: 3

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Fashion icons assemble for Enninful’s last Vogue

Forty A-listers appear on outgoing editor-in-chief Edward Enninful’s final British Vogue cover. Post Views: 4

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Children’s commissioner backs ‘under-16s’ phone’

Brianna Ghey’s mum Esther has said children under 16 should not be able to access social media apps. Post Views: 4

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More than 100 Raac school buildings to be rebuilt

In England, 234 schools have been confirmed to contain reinforced autoclaved aerated concrete (Raac). Post Views: 3

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Nuovo ePub. “Esclusi” di Giovanni Descalzo

Grazie ai volontari del Progetto Griffo è online (disponibile per il download gratuito) l’ePub: Esclusi di Giovanni Descalzo. Esclusi è un romanzo del 1937. Carlo Bo così lo valuta: “Uno dei libri più significativi del Descalzo e dell’opera in prosa … Continue reading

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Palestinian writer Randa Jarrar dragged out of PEN America event for protesting

Jarrar protested against special guest Mayim Bialik, Gaza ceasefire opponent Originally published on Global Voices Image by Daniel José Older. The piece portrays Randa Jarrar being dragged out of the event for protesting by calling out the names of the … Continue reading

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Esther Ghey focused on ‘lasting legacy for Brianna’

Esther Ghey says her priority is to create a “lasting legacy” for Brianna with her mindfulness campaign. Post Views: 3

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Mozart. “Sonata n° 11, K 331”

La sonata per pianoforte n. 11 (Klaviersonate Nummer 11) in La maggiore K 331 (K6 300i) è una composizione di Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. È molto conosciuta per il suo terzo movimento, il rondò “alla turca”. La data della sua composizione è incerta: datata da Ludwig von Köchel e Alfred Einstein (insieme alle sonate K … Continue reading

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First Voyage of James Cook Volume 2, The by James Cook (1728 – 1779)

Following his discovery and circumnavigation of New Zealand recorded in Volume 1, Cook sailed westwards to Australia, whose east coast was at that time unknown. After initially sighting Port Hicks, Cook landed at Botany Bay, where he tried but failed … Continue reading

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Celebrity chefs targeted in identity cloning scam

Heston Blumenthal and Yotam Ottolenghi among those affected by new identity fraud, BBC finds. Post Views: 5

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Eternals star needed therapy after bad reviews

Kumail Nanjiani says the reception for Marvel’s worst-rated film of all time was “really hard”. Post Views: 3

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“I vivi e i morti” di Giuseppe Antonio Borgese

Il romanzo di Giuseppe Antonio Borgese, I vivi e i morti, è stato pubblicato nel 1923, due anni dopo il noto Rubè. A differenza di quest’ultimo libro, pervaso dall’azione, da una scrittura vivace e dai tumulti politici, sociali e interiori … Continue reading

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“Storia degli italiani. Tomo XV” di Cesare Cantù

Questo quindicesimo tomo della Storia degli italiani di Cesare Cantù chiude l’imponente lavoro dello storico, letterato e politico lombardo. Il presente volume contiene un’ampia serie di appendici, già annunciate in parte nella chiusa del volume precedente, che era arricchito da … Continue reading

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Moana to get surprise cinema sequel this year

Disney’s unexpected announcement sets up a box office battle with the first Wicked film. Post Views: 3

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