BROWN: Yeah. I guess they figured they were too small to fly any distance on their own, so they’d have to, you know, hop aboard a goose to do that. Of course, not exactly correct. As for the quick scoping it doesn bother me. It takes real skill to be able to do it effectively and consistently. I run into quick scopers in 1 out of every 5 to 10 matches.
The Obama administration has put a lot of time and energy into thinking about what they call countering violent extremism, and one of the big conclusions is that the federal government needs to invest in local communities. So there’s a new pilot program: The Justice Department is giving money to community groups in Los Angeles, Boston and Minneapolis. In Minnesota, six groups that work with Somali youth in will share $300,000 in grants.
But it is also a bid to deflect criticism directed at the Ravens and league officials, who stand accused of purposefully misleading the public about the details of Rice’s crime and their investigation of it. All of the players who have been benched in the past couple of weeks are taking the heat for their league’s long standing ignorance of domestic violence. It’s not clear that this approach which penalizes highly visible players while letting the league off the hook is ideal.
Now, in the International Year of the Reef, Doubilet is on a mission to comprehensively document the world’s coral reefs. He aims to explore some of the world’s most remote and most critical reefs, at a time that sees them facing unprecedented challenges and threats. Doubilet recently answered questions about his work while in French Polynesia, just before a mission to photograph sharks and coral at the Fakarava Atoll..
These protesters terrorized a teenage boy home alone in the Bank of America employee’s home and police in two jurisdictions were aware of the dozens of protesters loudly making their presence known in a residential area, not in front of places of business on a work day. Over 500 people protested in a residenial neighborhood on a Sunday afternoon without a permit, and the Post ignores the story for a week. When the Post finally writes about this incident, there is no investigation into why SEIU targeted Greg Baer, what connections SEIU has with Bank of America, why they did not have a permit, or whether they violated the law with their protest.
By supporting middle ground brands, they can grow to make a larger economic impact and possibly change labour standards. Their workers could tell others about the conditions in the factory, raising workplace expectations. Other MNCs could take notice of the successful business practice, adopt it themselves and start advertising it to consumers.