Chinese Red Envelopes – Chinese New Year – A Very Special Occasion
This practice continues today, though the origin is centuries old. As ancient and current a practice, Chinese New Year Envelopes are routinely given to younger generations by grandparents, relatives and parents, and sometimes even close friends and neighbors filled with money to buy another safe and fulfilling year for the recipient. In some cases, employees will receive year-end bonuses in red envelopes as an extra show of gratitude and blessing.Who Are Los Indignados, and What Do They Want?
Protesters all across Europe, dubbed “Los Indignados” (“The Indignants”) are taking to the streets in breathtaking numbers. They are protesting the crushing austerity measures being levied upon them by their governments, at the behest of large international banks.Signs of the Arrival of the New World Order, 2011 Edition
The world is becoming a stranger and stranger place. And more and more it seems, the only way to make sense of it all is as a great, overarching conspiracy. The New World Order isn’t coming… they’re here. And the proof would be out there for all to see… if only it were being reported.Corruption and Social Protest – A View on Recent Happenings in India
This article attempts to explore the genesis of mega corruptions that are plaguing India and how ordinary members of the public have started their protests against the mighty. Specifically, Anna Hazare’s movement on Lokpal Bill has been analyzed.What Does the Afghanistan Drawdown Mean for Contractors?
Military draw downs mean less government business for Private Military Contractors. Will the multinationals step in to secure their investments?First Government Overthrow, Then Chaos, and Next Legitimate Elections – How Does That Work?
It is rather interesting that the world media convinced US citizens that all of the turbulence, protests, riots, and “Days of Rage” in Egypt and Tunisia were all about democracy and power to the people. Unfortunately, what many people didn’t understand was that the utter chaos, anarchy, and problems that followed, and will continue into the future will be far worse for the citizens living in those countries. Right now, the populations of these countries are having a tough time feeding themselves, and their economic base has been destroyed.Oldest News Report Was Printed In Mexico City
The first ever news report was an eight-page booklet published in 1541 after a storm and earthquake devastated Guatemala. Although the printing press had been invented in Europe about a century earlier, in 1440, the field of journalism had yet to be invented.It’s Now Greek to All of Us – Market Draws Line in the Sand Around Greece
The market has drawn a proverbial line in the sand, and it runs along the Greek border. Investors have decided that the future of the free world lives and dies with Greece. The thinking is that if Greece defaults, it will have a Lehman type domino effect and not only bring down other weak nations like Portugal, Italy and Spain (those are the PIIGS you’ve probably heard about, add in Ireland and you see the acronym), but strong banks too. There is certainly reason to worry. They are right.Secrets and Dimensions Under the Earth
Recent archeological discoveries in Egypt mark the beginning of re-learning ancient ways to work with the natural world and the planet to help the evolution of man. What more is there to be revealed?Africa Youth Are Disillusioned With Politics
Far more than half the continent of Africa consists of young people under the age of thirty. They are seen everywhere: in the fields working, sitting on school benches, and on the urban streets and football pitches, but very few are actively involved in mainstream politics in Africa.