Barry Artiste, Now Public Contributor
You know every once in a while people will accuse others putting on the "Pointy White Hat" of racism, when it is not racism, it is just a realization that some people...
Keeping the countryside in green open spaces, beautiful views where village life should be treated the same way as historic homes and preserved for life... Village open spaces are rapidly diminishing from the prey...
"A magnitude-5.0 earthquake struck southwestern Rwanda on Sunday, killing at least 21 people including some who were in church at the time, a government official said. "The quake centered in the Rusizi District...
created by Swan | 5 years ago | updated 5 years ago 1511 views | 11 recommendations | 16 comments
The "super natural" North Shore forests (North and West Vancouver) are becoming heavily "urbanized". I look at the North Shore as three "urban"
municipalities…perhaps urban parks are the best we can do here...
created by Federsavage | 5 years ago | updated 5 years ago 365 views | 5 recommendations | 1 comment
A new reality-ish show on CBC will look at what happens when the women of a 750-person rural town leave for a week to let the men to fend for themselves. To be fair, they should also do the opposite show,...
created by Rob Peters | 5 years ago | updated 5 years ago 475 views | 0 recommendations | 2 comments
As someone who grew up in and around the "unsafe" roads and areas that receive mail in rural boxes, I initially viewed this piece with anger--once again, the government aims to divert services from the more...
created by Kaitlin | 5 years ago | updated 5 years ago 1089 views | 7 recommendations | 3 comments
"Emergency room doctors are prescribing strong narcotics more often to patients who complain of pain, but minorities are less likely to get them than whites, a new study finds.
Even for the severe pain of kidney stones, minorities were prescribed narcotics such as oxycodone...
In a move that is being widely criticized by several offices
of the medical board in India, the concept of compulsory government service
might be eliminated and removed from the curriculum of medical studies in
India. I have highlighted the last paragraph in this article, and...
Not surprising really, but it's interesting to see the official stats. "Newly released census numbers show a surge in immigration, with one in five people in Canada now foreign-born.
In its report released...
created by Rob Peters | 6 years ago | updated 6 years ago 789 views | 10 recommendations | 5 comments
The final two films in WORLDwrite's Pricking the Missionary Position film series are complete! As the fiftieth anniversary year of Ghana's independence from British colonial rule draws to a close, it's a good time...
created by worldwrite | 6 years ago | updated 6 years ago 1214 views | 1 recommendation | 0 comments
"ORME, Tenn., Nov 21 (Reuters) - A small town tucked away in the mountains of southern Tennessee is getting by on just a few hours of water a day because its spring has run dry in the drought sweeping the U.S....
created by steve468 | 6 years ago | updated 6 years ago 676 views | 0 recommendations | 2 comments
Boy, and here I thought NowPublic was the best place to work. These employees (civil servants, no less) were caught on camera having sex in the bathrooms, jumping naked off filing cabinets, etc."Civil servants on...
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"Boom of “Village Bloggers” - A Big Thank You for “Chiliad minds”
Nov 2nd, 2007 by tbnandasiriwanninayaka
Today I was very happy to see the post about “Village Bloggers” in “Chilliad minds” blog. Please visit...
Mahavilachchiya - first village to have BPO operation
by Surekha Galagoda
Students at a session
Mahavilachchiya, a village 245 kms from colombo is well known among locals and the international...
created by wanni77 | 6 years ago | updated 6 years ago 1145 views | 0 recommendations | 1 comment