“If this nation is to be both wise and strong, if we are to fulfill our destiny, then we need more new ideas so that more wise men read more good books in more public libraries. These libraries should be open to everyone except the censor. We need to know all the facts and hear …

Rifki Nurfajri (The Jakarta Post) PREMIUM Jakarta ● Fri, October 1, 2021 The recent decision by the Swiss-based organization, the International Union for Conservation (IUCN), to list the Komodo dragons, the world’s largest living lizards, as one of the world’s endangered species, should be examined more closely, Indonesian scientists said. The IUCN, in the latest …

To mark the start of Black History Month 2021, Almaz Ohene meets inspiring leaders of the younger generation fighting the government’s “culture war”. The release of the government-commissioned Sewell report on racial and ethnic disparities in March saw politically conscious people consumed in disbelief and anger at the findings, which, over 250 pages, appeared to …

US stocks ended sharply higher on Friday after a series of mixed economic data, starting October with gains although the major indices posted losses for the week. The initial optimism on Wall Street was partly linked to the news that Merck & Co. MRK, -1.81% and partner Ridgeback Biotherapeutics, said their oral antiviral treatment for …

McAuliffe doesn’t think parents should have a say in such matters Stacy Langton is furious. She stepped on the podium at the September 23 school board meeting to testify about two books in her child’s school library, when she was interrupted by school board president Stella Pekarsky. The books she spoke about that night contain …

Fort Richardson, part of Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, is seen from Arctic Valley Road July 16, 2020, in Anchorage. (Loren Holmes Archives / DNA) Military commanders at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson have ordered all personnel to wear masks indoors when off the base and to avoid situations where there are no mitigation protocols. of COVID-19. The order …

Under the slogan “Communities and peoples resist, debate and propose against mining, hydrocarbons and extractivism”, the National Congress of peasant communities affected by this aggressive industry took place. During the days of September 24-26, the leaders who convened Congress debatedand formulated proposals for laws which integrate the cosmovision of peoples, the demands of communities and …

The House of Representatives on Wednesday unveiled plans to curb the activities of unauthorized minors operating across Ijeshaland in Osun state. The resolution was passed following the passage of a motion sponsored by the Deputy Chairman of the House Policing Committee, the Hon. Lawrence Babatunde Ayeni, who said he was gravely concerned about the displacement …

History links High school sports and the performing arts are back – everywhere! With the start of the fall season in Hawaii this week, high school students – over 12 million – in every state participate in sports, speeches, debates, music, orchestra and theater programs. A year ago, many schools and states were struggling to …

[Gettyimages Bank] SEOUL – South Korean nuclear experts have resumed work to verify the feasibility of used nuclear fuel processing technology after more than two decades of fruitless research that has sparked endless debate over how long taxpayers should be spent on acquiring unsustainable technologies. While a nuclear deal between Washington and Seoul effectively restricts …