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 Forum: Politics, Philosophy, and Religion   Topic: Nobody interested in the Russia-Ukraine conflict?

Posted: 28 Aug 2022, 10:21 am 

Replies: 2,394
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Why do you put quotation marks around "Russian"? They are not ethnically Russian. They are Russian by nationality. Possibly not Russian by ethnicity. Though not as diverse the old USSR, Russia still has many ethnic groups. The guy on the top has Asiatic looking eyes, but very White, a ver...

 Forum: Politics, Philosophy, and Religion   Topic: Woke Politics Goes South

 Post subject: Woke Politics Goes South
Posted: 28 Aug 2022, 10:02 am 

Replies: 17
Views: 849


https://www.project-syndicate.org/commentary/latin-american-left-wing-activism-helps-right-wing-populists-by-andres-velasco-2022-08 The shortcomings of "wokeism" – ideological rigidity, a penchant for intolerance, and disregard for the practicalities of government – become even more jarri...

 Forum: Politics, Philosophy, and Religion   Topic: Why I don't think there are "Xinjiang atrocities"?

Posted: 26 Aug 2022, 1:13 am 

Replies: 191
Views: 7,879


The internal network Kazakh community is talking about that starting this month, they will be allowed to travel to Kazakhstan without a visa for 14 days.

 Forum: Politics, Philosophy, and Religion   Topic: Why I don't think there are "Xinjiang atrocities"?

Posted: 25 Aug 2022, 5:18 pm 

Replies: 191
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A person who visited Uighur friends in southern Xinjiang in 2019 and lived in their home for two months privately told me: At that time, the Uyghur Koran was still openly displayed in local homes. Religious ceremonies are prohibited in public places, but are allowed to be performed privately at home...

 Forum: Politics, Philosophy, and Religion   Topic: Nobody interested in the Russia-Ukraine conflict?

Posted: 25 Aug 2022, 5:05 am 

Replies: 2,394
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naturalplastic wrote:
Why do you put quotation marks around "Russian"?

They are not ethnically Russian.

 Forum: Politics, Philosophy, and Religion   Topic: Nobody interested in the Russia-Ukraine conflict?

Posted: 24 Aug 2022, 8:01 pm 

Replies: 2,394
Views: 59,974


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It is said that they are captured "Russian" soldiers.

 Forum: News and Current Events   Topic: Voice from Shanghai Lockdown

Posted: 24 Aug 2022, 3:32 pm 

Replies: 59
Views: 2,344


Just because it is not man-made, it doesn't mean that it wasn't leaked from the lab, these biolabs study natural viruses all the time. A Timeline Of The COVID-19 Wuhan Lab Origin Theory TOPLINE The theory COVID-19 originated in a laboratory in Wuhan, China — and not naturally in wildlife — has emer...

 Forum: News and Current Events   Topic: China’s unprecedented heatwave and drought put autumn crops

Posted: 24 Aug 2022, 11:10 am 

Replies: 10
Views: 319


kraftiekortie wrote:
How about when they got home from work? :)

I know, without air-conditioning when it's above about 22 Celsius at night, I have trouble sleeping.

Electricity rationing in residential buildings is much milder. Each floor turns off power for one hour.

 Forum: News and Current Events   Topic: China’s unprecedented heatwave and drought put autumn crops

Posted: 24 Aug 2022, 10:38 am 

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Views: 319


I don't know how these people in China survive without air-conditioning----even in malls! Doesn't the government realize that too-hot temperatures in malls can screw up their infrastructures----especially as to computer-type items? In about three days, though, the maximum temperature will go down b...

 Forum: News and Current Events   Topic: China’s unprecedented heatwave and drought put autumn crops

Posted: 23 Aug 2022, 11:27 pm 

Replies: 10
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High temperature and power limitation: China's record high temperature and drought caused power shortage, and landscape lights in Shanghai's Bund were suspended The continuous high temperature and drought in China have plunged many provinces into the crisis of power shortage, affecting the subway s...

 Forum: News and Current Events   Topic: China’s unprecedented heatwave and drought put autumn crops

Posted: 23 Aug 2022, 10:56 pm 

Replies: 10
Views: 319


As China reels under record heatwave, is this the face of future summers? Longest period of extreme highs in six decades has hit public health, power supplies and shipping in China, as a severe drought threatens crops As extreme heat also sweeps across Europe and the US, scientists see proof of how...

 Forum: News and Current Events   Topic: China’s unprecedented heatwave and drought put autumn crops

Posted: 23 Aug 2022, 10:48 pm 

Replies: 10
Views: 319


China’s unprecedented heatwave and drought put autumn crops at risk Agriculture ministry calls for efforts to ensure there is enough water for irrigation and to generate artificial rain ‘when necessary’ In Dazhou, Sichuan, people are taking shelter in wartime bunkers to escape the extreme heat duri...

 Forum: Politics, Philosophy, and Religion   Topic: Nobody interested in the Russia-Ukraine conflict?

Posted: 23 Aug 2022, 8:11 pm 

Replies: 2,394
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^ Maxar satellite photos show no signs of shellings in the plant before Aug 19 11am https://twitter.com/Maxar/status/1560665913203904515/photo/2 Thus, accusations of repeated shellings appear void. If the nuclear power plant is in Russian hands with Russian soldiers walking round it who’s doing the...

 Forum: Politics, Philosophy, and Religion   Topic: Nobody interested in the Russia-Ukraine conflict?

Posted: 23 Aug 2022, 7:50 pm 

Replies: 2,394
Views: 59,974


Senior Russian politicians praise ‘martyr’ Darya Dugina at funeral Hundreds of people have lined up in Moscow to pay tribute to Darya Dugina, the murdered daughter of one of Russia’s most prominent nationalist thinkers, hailing her as a martyr whose death must be avenged with victory in the war in ...

 Forum: Politics, Philosophy, and Religion   Topic: Ukrainian left wing

 Post subject: Re: Ukrainian left wing
Posted: 23 Aug 2022, 6:11 pm 

Replies: 31
Views: 1,605


Pacifism is the wrong response to the war in Ukraine Slavoj Žižek For me, John Lennon’s mega-hit Imagine was always a song popular for the wrong reasons. Imagine that “the world will live as one” is the best way to end in hell. Those who cling to pacifism in the face of the Russian attack on Ukrain...

 Forum: Politics, Philosophy, and Religion   Topic: Controversial and/or Unpopular, Personal/Political opinions

Posted: 21 Aug 2022, 3:49 pm 

Replies: 488
Views: 17,225


There are two results of "manufacturing regression": Workers in the first world and workers in the third world have similar wages, and others enjoy the same price of consumer goods. Others have to spend more money to buy more expensive domestic products, so that first world workers can ear...
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