Entries for 19 July 2020

HISTORY: Everything you know about the British Empire is a lie | George Monbiot – Video


Everything you know about the British Empire is a lie | George Monbiot

“It’s not just the bad stuff in history that they don’t want us to see, it’s also the good stuff”

Comments on YouTube video:

People who are not mature, responsible and brave enough to face their own failings are also unable to face the failings of their own culture. They go straight into cognitive dissonance and rage. Expect a backlash tirade of childish, narcissistic abuse.

Both the British and the French, after having defeated the Nazis, went on to commit Nazi like atrocities in their empires.        Continue reading →


GUYANA: The country has grounded to a halt – By Leonard Gildarie

  Jul 19, 2020 -- Kaieteur NewsThe Story within the Story 

By Leonard Gildarie

On March 2- Elections Day- I arrived at work and marched upstairs to find out about Kaieteur Radio’s coverage of the proceedings.
It was the mother of all elections in Guyana. The December 21 no confidence motion and the shenanigans along with the brutal campaign that followed had clearly set the tone.
An unwilling Guyana was bracing itself for a battle.

We were clearly unprepared, as the radio station had only been in operation for a few months and attempting to find its footing.
It was after 11am that I took a decision to give intermittent updates. I started calling reporters assigned on the streets and private sector officials. Then the diplomats, ministers, and other representatives followed.        Continue reading →


CAREERS: USA: The 30 high-paying jobs in the future – Business Insider

Andy Kiersz and Madison Hoff – Jul 6, 2020 – Business Insider

  • The novel coronavirus pandemic has caused major job losses across industries over the last few months.
  • Business Insider decided to look at jobs that have large employment potential over the next decade.
  • Using employment projection and salary data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, we found 30 high-paying jobs that are poised to enjoy healthy employment growth over the next decade.
  • Several tech and medical occupations made the top of the list.

The year is already halfway done, and the novel coronavirus pandemic has had a major effect on employment in nearly every industry. However, the future of work is still looking pretty bright for medical and tech jobs, based on data and projections from the US Labor Department. 

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Coronavirus: The slow death of the American all-you-can-eat buffet – BBC News

By Max MatzaBBC News, Washington- BBC NewsThe Shady Maples Smorgasbord - specialising in Amish food - is requiring a mask and glovesI

The Shady Maples Smorgasbord – specialising in Amish food – is requiring a mask and gloves

A dining experience beloved by generations of hungry Americans is in danger of being spoiled by the coronavirus pandemic.

Buffets – from the humblest hotel breakfasts to the grandest casino banquets – are struggling to stay afloat as new health restrictions come into place and wary diners eschew the self-serve dining tradition.

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