University Applications Down 13% on Last Year
When applications rates to University go down, it is not wholly unfair to say that something has probably gone up.…
Mandela Released From the Hospital With A Clean
Sunday February 26th, 2012 Nelson Mandel left the hospital with, it is being said that he left with a clean bill of…
The Greatest Bell We Have to Toll
It is not necessary for us to act against another's aggression unless it directly affects us. This is a statement frequently…
Give Us Quality Substance Rather Than Playground
We are being dubiously entertained at the moment (early afternoon) here in the UK. One of our major radio stations…
Ötzi The Ice Man Had What? Lyme Disease?
Ötzi, the Alpine wanderer, has captured the imagination of all who fancy Alpine wanderers. Known as the Iceman, he…
RIP Steve Jobs
Unfortunately we have suffered the loss of an incredible inventor, Steve Jobs. The CEO of Apple died at the age of…
Anthropology Sociology Articles (55)
RIP Steve Jobs
Unfortunately we have suffered the loss of an incredible inventor, Steve Jobs. The CEO of Apple died at the age of 56 today (October 5th, 2011).  Apple has lost a creative genuis and visionary while the world lost a great human being. His legacy lives on through Apple and the…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Anthropology Sociology   Oct 09, 2011  
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Oprah Winfrey Show Ends
The most phenomenal talk show host for the past twenty five years has been Oprah Winfrey. Her educational, thought provoking, inspiring, and uplifting shows were anticipated and viewed by over 42 million people in about 150 countries world wide. But, like everything else, one has to say farewell to her…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Anthropology Sociology   May 29, 2011  
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Superstitions of the Mediterranean Cultures, their Parallels within the Culture of the United States
It never ceases to amaze me how identical human physiology is yet how complex and versatile our thinking can be. How can a brain consisting of the same parts act and think so differently from one person to another? What amazes me even more is the part of the brain…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Anthropology Sociology   Aug 22, 2011  
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July 4th And Lack Of Grace In the USA on the Day the Egyptian Leadership is Over - Thrown
As I attempt putting these words to paper, chaotic scenes currently broadcasting of Tahrir Square show Egypt in the very loud and lively throes of over-turning their duly elected leadership. One year ago, the Egyptian people chose their leadership in a democratic election. However, a year later, the Egyptian economy…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Anthropology Sociology   Jul 08, 2013  
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University Applications Down 13% on Last Year
When applications rates to University go down, it is not wholly unfair to say that something has probably gone up. It might be criteria for entry, tuition fees, literacy figures, failures in school examinations, or the perception that 'Uni' is simply not all it is cranked up to be -…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Anthropology Sociology   Nov 29, 2011  
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Felony Employment
Correctional facilities are actually prisons, and while rehabilitation poses a lofty description for real punishment, the prospect of employment for people with felonies occasions few high rises. While the reasons are many that jobs for felons are limited, employment with a felony record is an uphill battle for the individual.…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Anthropology Sociology   Feb 14, 2012  
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The Bahamas In Transition # 13
Policy Shift The Progressive Liberal Party increased the constituency from 38 to 43 seats for the 1982 general election. The PLP won 32 seats , Free National Movement 18 and Vanguard Socialist Party 0. The people in the Bahamas were beginning to complain and object to some of the actions…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Anthropology Sociology   Oct 11, 2012  
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The Problem Of Reverse Racism
A misunderstood and resented concept among whites, “I can’t understand why blacks can have black churches or other meeting places without it being called racism.” I understand how this situation can cause negative feelings among whites, and though entitled to their feelings; through lack of interpersonal experience and overwhelming corporate…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Anthropology Sociology   Sep 05, 2011  
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Local Support Group Offers Care for Trans Individuals
Two local therapists have made it their mission to provide support for transgender individuals in the Manitowoc area. In February 2015, Georgeann Knier and her husband Phillip formed a transgender support group within Family Dynamic Solutions of Manitowoc to provide a safe place for local trans individuals to share their…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Anthropology Sociology   Jul 20, 2015  
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Ghettoised Or Merely Modernised?; The Impact Of A Near 6% Rise In Train Journeys
Here in the UK it has been confirmed that train fares are to rise by an average 5.9% in January, more than the rate of inflation. In other words travellers are going to have to pay more to travel whilst in real terms earning less to pay for it. For…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Anthropology Sociology   Dec 20, 2011  
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Pompey Museum New Discoveries
On April 19th 2012 , the Government of the Bahamas signed a $1.1 million contract with Coastline construction, for Pompey Museum restoration , destroyed by fire last year. Creation of a new Pompey Square, will have a water fountain in the center, adorned with chairs and tables, landscaped with Bahamian…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Anthropology Sociology   Jul 13, 2012  
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Railways & The Criminal Conspiracy Machine Forward!
If we as Canadians are not aware of how truly insidious, agenda driven, how the obvious conspiracy machine corporations such as the railways have become, then we as a society are hopelessly lost. I have lived a good portion of my life in two railway towns, and one of them…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Anthropology Sociology   Jul 17, 2013  
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Up to Two Million Set to Strike
Two million people is a lot; then again it's a fraction of the UK population. As with the 13% fractional drop in UK University applications, I wonder if the two million striking are among the two million richest or the two million poorest members of society? Strikes are not easy…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Anthropology Sociology   Nov 30, 2011  
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Mandela Released From the Hospital With A Clean Bill Of Health
Sunday February 26th, 2012 Nelson Mandel left the hospital with, it is being said that he left with a clean bill of health, helping to put to rest the rising fear of many in the nation of South Africa. Mandela went to the hospital on Saturday for a simple operation…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Anthropology Sociology   Feb 27, 2012  
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The Bahamas In Transition #14
In 1984 the scandal caused a major shake up in the Progressive Liberal Party, The Deputy Prime Minister, Arthur Hanna, minister of Finance, resign in protest of Pindling handling of the situation. Hon. Hubert Ingraham and Hon. Perry Christie actions for opposing Pindling, handling of the drug allegations, caused their…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Anthropology Sociology   Oct 17, 2012  
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Taking A Risk With Your Life
Would you actually risk your life so as to impress 25,000 strangers? Well a man who has a fear of heights has actually done just that, at the same time trying to overcome his acrophobia. This idea was not well thought out to say the least. The distance from the…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Anthropology Sociology   Jul 25, 2015  
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Interesting, Social And Scary; the 2:1 Suicide Rate Between Caucasions And African Americans
Whilst surfing through a few of our more well known social networking sites, I came across this interesting social curiousity; Caucasians are twice as likely to commit suicide as African Americans. It's curious because historically, Caucasions are said to have had a better time of it than African Americans. That…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Anthropology Sociology   Dec 21, 2011  
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Powaqqatsi (video Reaction)
This video was one of the best ones I have ever seen. I really enjoy watching movies and documentaries, but I never seen anything like this. This video was more than a movie. It shows a lot of different cultures, most of them from the southern part of the world.…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Anthropology Sociology   Jul 28, 2012  
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Who Were The Counterculture Icons at The Turn Of the Century?
Much has been written about the the migration of young people to San Francisco during the 1960's, Haight-Ashbury Street and the counterculture (or hippie) movement. Many of us are not aware of counterculture icons before this and what part they had in forming the bohemian life style of The Beat…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Anthropology Sociology   Aug 28, 2013  
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A Mis - Train Carriage Of Justice?
By now a great many people will have seen the footage of the young man being ejected from a train apparently travelling from Edinburgh to Perth on the 9th December this year. There has been much vilification and defence of the young man, the train-guard and the passenger who intervened…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Anthropology Sociology   Dec 13, 2011  
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Ötzi The Ice Man Had What? Lyme Disease?
Ötzi, the Alpine wanderer, has captured the imagination of all who fancy Alpine wanderers. Known as the Iceman, he was found on the Austrian-Italian border in 1991. He lived some 5500 years ago as shown by carbon dating, so I'm told. Although he is quite dead, he now resides at…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Anthropology Sociology   Feb 29, 2012  
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The Bahamas In Transition #15
When the Progressive Liberal Party came to power, they had to deal with segregation in New Providence and Freeport , Grand Bahama. Bahamian whites practise racial discrimination in Nassau also. But in Freeport it was mostly foreigners. Freeport City developer Wallace Grove, was given major concession by the previous administration,…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Anthropology Sociology   Oct 18, 2012  
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Turkish Earthquake; An Opportunity for Moral Rather Than Financial Profit
There are times when I am grateful that I live in a geologically stable country. Earth quakes of the magnitude affecting Turkey are rare in Scotland as are the significant losses of life that often accompany them. Having said that, there are those people in Scotland who have kindred spirits…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Anthropology Sociology   Oct 24, 2011  
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Leather Processing, In The Beginning
Recently at a Renaissance fair, a discussion of leather was brought about by the various ways it was utilized. Curious about how far back in history the use of leather was found, it was surprising what I discovered. The earliest recorded find and how the processing of leather has improved.…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Anthropology Sociology   Jan 25, 2016  
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The Antithesis Of Xmas - A Species Of Disbelief
Well (or no-well; Noel; get it?- Okay enough) here we are; It is the Eve of Christmas Eve; We have just one more sleep, or sleepless night, until the biggest sleep, or sleepless night of the year; the sleep before Christmas. Many a memory-mouse is stirring; scuttling through th corridors…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Anthropology Sociology   Dec 23, 2011  
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The Bahamas In Transition #7
Sir Etienne Dupuch On January 23rd, 1956 Etienne Dupuch an independent member of parliament, editor and publisher of the Tribune moved an anti discrimination parliamentary resolution that was to outlaw the colour bar in the Bahamas, and allow all races to visit or dine wherever they wish. The resolution was…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Anthropology Sociology   Sep 29, 2012  
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United States Weather News And Global Warming (usa News)
An Earth-wide temperature boost is continuously snickered at by a large number of individuals as news about the climate presses on to be exceptionally icy. On January 5, 2010 The Weather Channel said forecasters are propping for the most exceedingly awful winter in 25 years for the United States. I…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Anthropology Sociology   Sep 25, 2013  
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Time Itself Will Tell
I just heard on the Radio that Time Magazine in the US has awarded its person of the year to Protestors Across The World. This is bigger news that it might seem to be at first glance. Protesting is one thing, however being awarded a prestigious accolade for carrying out…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Anthropology Sociology   Dec 14, 2011  
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Felony Employment Opportunities
Prepare to search the haystack for a needle because felony employment opportunities are a scarce commodity. At the top of the google search results under this topic it says, "Felony jobs - $15-$98/Hour Jobs For Felons." Just three easy steps. This ad makes it sound like a felon hires out…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Anthropology Sociology   Mar 01, 2012  
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Sarnia: Interesting Anecdotes
We first encountered the Port of Sarnia back in the early 1800's. Long before any great influx of settlers arrived the area was first explored by that great French explorer LaSalle. He was drawn to the area by the beautiful, large, natural harbour now known as Sarnia Bay. He arrived…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Anthropology Sociology   Apr 16, 2013  
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