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What are the names of Santa’s other reindeer?

A very clear sign that for many, Christmas does not actually have much to do with the birth of Jesus (which historically took place in October) but rather with the Scandinavian “Father Christmas”. ” Best known for his Wizard of Oz series, L. Frank Baum wrote The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus in 1902.Continue reading “What are the names of Santa’s other reindeer?”

The Century Foundation: Corruption Is Strangling Iraq

Originally posted on Levant's Agora:
By Sajad Jiyad.  It sounds like a Hollywood script: a network of thieves forge documents to withdraw $2.5 billion in cash from an idle government account. The money disappears into shadowy real estate purchases and foreign banks. A ringleader is apprehended as he is about to board his private…

Distance bridged by memory

Going towards the end of the year, a lot of families come together. For this, they often have to travel long distances. But for loved ones, those distances are not limits or insurmountable. Distance never separates two hearts that really care, for our memories span the miles and in seconds we are there.   ButContinue reading “Distance bridged by memory”

2022 towards its end

It seems like 2022 is only a few months away, but 11 months have already passed. In those months, the world faced some hot moments, with an upcoming Third World War lurking behind the door. Fortunately, most politicians were smart enough to keep away from red buttons and not jump in too quickly on theContinue reading “2022 towards its end”

Overpopulation not the cause of overusing our earth

The gap between rich and poor and the wars in this world are the main threat to human beings’ survival.

Presenting views from different sources

To give an overview of what appears in the international press and what may be important points that deserve our attention, a lot of work needs to be done, and the question can be asked whether enough readers are interested in it.

The intention of this site was to provide a free overview of interesting events and to present a variety of different news articles. But due to the very low interest in these overview articles of newspaper reports, I doubt whether it is still useful to spend so much time on it.

Adar Aleph the month Russia invaded Ukraine

This Adar Aleph, Russia invaded Ukraine, still the Jewish People chose to do acts of rejoicing

Conscientious objection and Ukraine

Originally posted on Quakers and Religious Socialism:
Amid the horrifying situation of the Russian invasion of Ukraine, I was concerned every time I heard that Ukrainian men aged 18 – 60 were banned from leaving the country. I studied war resistance and conscientious objection extensively while a student at Scattergood Friends School. All males in…