The Urban Neighborhood you WILL want to live in

Its happening where the lights are bright.   Downtown- Midtown and East Sacramento.   Baby Boomers, empty Nesters and Millennials  are returning to the urban core where one can walk to restaurants,shops museums and other venues. The once dormant condo market is on fire in midtown.   During the Economic crises, they couldn’t give condos away, many became rentals.    Continue reading “The Urban Neighborhood you WILL want to live in”

United Arab Emirates has a Green Vision

The UAE will be the best country to live in, if its Vision 2021 is a success. During Abu Dhabi Sustainability Group’s (ADSG) Hiwar session that took place on Monday in the Capital, three government officials came along to discuss the UAE’s Vision 2021, green growth strategy and the link between them. “The key roleContinue reading “United Arab Emirates has a Green Vision”

The unexplainable

Silvio Berlusconi: Battered, bruised, aging, under siege, and still kicking. When I tell my fellow university students I’m Italian, I almost always get two questions: “Can you teach me how to cook pasta properly?” and “How come you Italians still vote for Berlusconi?” I’ll try to answer the second question here, though it’s far fromContinue reading “The unexplainable”

Vietnam strives to eradicate poverty

People in poor households receive support from the government to escape poverty (Photo: B.Long) Vietnam is striving to shrink the rate of poverty struck households by two percent per year, said Deputy Prime Minister Vu Van Ninh at a live meeting with leaders of 63 provinces and agencies  The meeting discussed implemented programs on reductionContinue reading “Vietnam strives to eradicate poverty”

The real reason you’ve put on weight? 8 health problems which could stop you shedding the pounds

The problem may have more to do with your general health than with your food. Here are some simple solutions that could help you beat the bulge Do you seem to keep piling on the pounds no matter how many diets you try? If so, the problem may have more to do with your generalContinue reading “The real reason you’ve put on weight? 8 health problems which could stop you shedding the pounds”

BIG MAN RIDES: Mazda Miata (Wedging an XXXL into a Large)

Introduced in 1990 the Mazda Miata was an instant hit.   It  was a spot on interpretation of the 1960 British Roadsters and unlike the British cars it was reliable.    The small convertible has received worldwide acclaim. There are thousands of Miata Clubs worldwide. Unfortunately its days are numbered.  The Mazda isn’t  selling very many of the cars and being aContinue reading “BIG MAN RIDES: Mazda Miata (Wedging an XXXL into a Large)”

Death By Cotton

In Maharashtra’s Mansawali village the story of farmer suicides persists as they continue to get entangled in the debt cycle of Bt cotton cultivation The former Sarpanch of Mansawali village, Ashok Khadase, does not stop counting the honours his village received during his tenure as the village head. Mansawali is located in Hinganghat tehsil ofContinue reading “Death By Cotton”

For those who want to confine women

A certain group in society has recently said women should be employed in jobs that put them in direct contact with men and are unsuitable to their natures. This group has claimed this will help lower women’s unemployment and ensure that they can be financially independent. In reality, however, this group wants to confine womenContinue reading “For those who want to confine women”

No rights for tenants in Arkansas

Study panel wants landlords to fix properties, end retaliatory eviction. In early October, Petrice Howard noticed hundreds of tiny water droplets beading the ceiling of her daughters’ bedroom in her rented Baring Cross home. Soon after, black mold spread across the walls, ceiling and baseboards of the bedroom and then spread to the bathroom andContinue reading “No rights for tenants in Arkansas”