2, 2020 at 11:01 amThe COVID 19 pandemic has often brought out the best in people, however we have also seen troubling behavior directed at Asian Americans in our community. I will not cite specific instances as I never want to call attention to these expressions of hate. But I do want to call attention to the fact that targeting members of our community at a time when we all are facing significant changes and challenges is a completely inappropriate and a wrongheaded response to this or any crisis within our community.Times like these call for our humanity, our thoughtfulness and our strength in community.
Be mindful of how you feel and what is making you feel that way. The disconnect you may be experiencing in your everyday life could be contributing to your mental block. One of the best mindfulness techniques is meditation. Now, more than ever, it is important that we speak out to defend free and fair journalism.” Senior BBC sources said there was now three fold threat from states such as China and Russia, through manipulation of social media, funding their own biased news operations and shutting down trusted international broadcasters. “These states are actively manipulating social media to undermine legal democracies while at the same time flexing their muscles by pumping millions of rubles or whatever currency into global news services that distort the truth. And now they are preventing the likes of the BBC from broadcasting.” China banned the BBC World News Channel on Thursday in apparent retaliation for Ofcom decision to revoke the UK broadcasting license of Chinese state broadcaster CGTN after finding the organisation is “ultimately controlled by the Chinese Communist Party”Endangered baby right whale found dead on Florida beachThe plight of endangered right whales took another sad turn Saturday, when a baby whale, possibly two months old, washed ashore dead on a Florida beach with telltale signs of being struck by a boat.
In order to make sure you can vote absentee and be 100% certain of having your vote counted, the City of Madison is going to conduct two “Democracy in the Park” events. I have copied all the details provided by the Clerk’s office below.Over 70,000 City of Madison residents have absentee ballot requests on file for the November 3 General Election. Ballots will be mailed by September 17.Many City of Madison voters have been contacting the City Clerk’s Office to ask about options for returning their absentee ballots in person.