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

Posted: 06 Jun 2023, 2:37 pm 

Replies: 3,035
Views: 88,783

Kakhovka dam destruction poses threat to homes, water supplies and a nuclear plant An immense wall of water engulfing southern Ukraine looks set to have profound consequences for the war and the region itself. But the Kakhovka dam was so crucial — providing power and drinking water for entire citie...

 Forum: News and Current Events   Topic: Judge blocks Fla law prohibiting puberty blockers for minors

Posted: 06 Jun 2023, 2:31 pm 

Replies: 2
Views: 74

U.S. judge blocks Florida ban on care for trans minors in narrow ruling, says ‘gender identity is real’ A federal judge temporarily blocked portions of a new Florida law that bans transgender minors from receiving puberty blockers, ruling Tuesday that the state has no rational basis for denying pat...

 Forum: Politics, Philosophy, and Religion   Topic: The Woke Generation - Fighting Back

Posted: 06 Jun 2023, 12:55 pm 

Replies: 815
Views: 26,757 That describes a a lot of people. If you are woke you don’t burn books but you try to get those you think are hate speech banned lest they trigger people you agree with and help a cause you don’t like, and you try and mak...

 Forum: Politics, Philosophy, and Religion   Topic: The Woke Generation - Fighting Back

Posted: 06 Jun 2023, 12:20 pm 

Replies: 815
Views: 26,757

Bingo! you answered correctly. b) being white means never having to worry about factoring your ethnicity Not true Many American Jews are conflicted about publicly celebrating Hanukkah amidst growing anti-Semitism Soooo....orthodox Jews don't need to paint their street for Hannukah if this is a conc...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Zoe Simmons finds herself

 Post subject: Zoe Simmons finds herself
Posted: 06 Jun 2023, 11:40 am 

Replies: 0
Views: 80

Receiving An Autism Diagnosis Has Helped Me Finally Make Sense Of Who I Am Zoe Simmons is an award-winning disabled journalist, copywriter, author, speaker and advocate. She believes words can change the world — and she candidly shares her experiences with disability to smash stigma, create change,...

 Forum: Autism Politics, Activism, and Media Representation   Topic: The DSM-5 and the elimination of Aspergers 10 years later

Posted: 06 Jun 2023, 11:13 am 

Replies: 13
Views: 365

There is a difference between creating sub categories and creating a separate diagnosis. Aspergers was a separate diagnosis. Lorna Wing proposed it in a journal article in 1981. Her continuing lobbying for it made a reality by the 90s. What happened was Wing did a prevalence study and found many peo...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: The Autism studies/research thread

Posted: 06 Jun 2023, 10:02 am 

Replies: 47
Views: 4,549

Capturing autism’s sleep problems with devices nearable and wearable Autism scientists have long been on a quest to crack the condition’s sleep conundrum. Problems with falling and staying asleep are not typically considered a core trait of autism, but they are exceedingly common among autistic peo...

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

Posted: 06 Jun 2023, 3:05 am 

Replies: 3,035
Views: 88,783

Ukrainian offensive is ‘taking place in several directions,’ says official A Ukrainian offensive is “taking place in several directions,” Deputy Defense Minister Hanna Maliar told Ukrainian television on Monday, heightening speculation that a major push by Kyiv to recapture land held by Russia’s oc...

 Forum: Politics, Philosophy, and Religion   Topic: Rep. James Comer - contempt proceedings against FBI Director

Posted: 05 Jun 2023, 9:09 pm 

Replies: 1
Views: 102

Rep. James Comer to start contempt proceedings against FBI Director Wray on Thursday House Oversight Committee Chairman James Comer, R-Ky., announced Monday that his panel will start proceedings to hold FBI Director Christopher Wray in contempt of Congress, a move the agency called "unwarrante...

 Forum: Politics, Philosophy, and Religion   Topic: Cornel West announces his presidential campaign

Posted: 05 Jun 2023, 9:02 pm 

Replies: 1
Views: 118

NBC News Philosophy professor, historian and political activist Cornel West entered the 2024 presidential race on Monday. West, 70, announced his candidacy for the People’s Party nomination on social media, calling the presidency a vehicle for pursuing truth and justice. “I come from a tradition wh...

 Forum: Politics, Philosophy, and Religion   Topic: Prosecution Primary?

 Post subject: Re: Prosecution Primary?
Posted: 05 Jun 2023, 8:52 pm 

Replies: 29
Views: 1,768

Former Vice President Pence filing paperwork launching 2024 presidential bid in challenge to Trump Former Vice President Mike Pence is filing paperwork on Monday declaring his campaign for president in 2024, setting up a challenge to his former boss, Donald Trump, just two years after their time in...

 Forum: News and Current Events   Topic: Six year old shoots a teacher in Virginia

Posted: 05 Jun 2023, 8:43 pm 

Replies: 26
Views: 2,145

Mother of 6-year-old who shot Virginia teacher charged with federal gun crimes The mother of a 6-year-old who took a gun to his Virginia school and shot his teacher this year was charged Monday with federal gun crimes. Deja Taylor, 25, was charged with two counts in U.S. District Court in the Easte...

 Forum: News and Current Events   Topic: Jack Smith

 Post subject: Re: Jack Smith
Posted: 05 Jun 2023, 8:27 pm 

Replies: 129
Views: 5,877

Mar-a-Lago pool flood raises suspicions among prosecutors in Trump classified documents case An employee at Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago residence drained the resort’s swimming pool last October and ended up flooding a room where computer servers containing surveillance video logs were kept, sources f...

 Forum: News and Current Events   Topic: F.B.I. Raids Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate

Posted: 05 Jun 2023, 3:34 pm 

Replies: 1,057
Views: 19,542

Trump attorneys met at Justice Department for just under two hours ttorneys representing former President Donald Trump — John Rowley, James Trusty and Lindsey Halligan — were at the Justice Department at around 10 a.m. Monday, weeks after Trump's lawyers had requested a meeting with top federal law...

 Forum: discussion   Topic: Site Suggestions

 Post subject: Re: Site Suggestions
Posted: 05 Jun 2023, 12:17 pm 

Replies: 857
Views: 133,626

This is probably a touchy subject, and I really don’t want to come off the wrong way, but I know there’s a member who makes a thread almost every time there’s a mass shooting in the US, and they usually don’t receive too many responses. Another forum I use just has a general thread about guns that ...

 Forum: Autism Politics, Activism, and Media Representation   Topic: The mother bringing autism out of the dark in Iraq

Posted: 05 Jun 2023, 11:06 am 

Replies: 0
Views: 67

BBC Iraqi mother Shaimaa Alhashimi was tired of a lack of understanding towards her two autistic children by a society which preferred to look the other way. So she decided to do something about it by posting videos of her home life - gaining supporters, and critics, along the way. "Why are yo...
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