However, this all has nothing to do with the existence of systemic racism or racial prejudice in the US. The idea that immigrants, who tend to have the resources required to come here, usually have more money than the average black American somehow erases the history of slavery, Jim Crow, etc, is absurd. That makes no sense..
She couldn’t go to school or see her extended family and friends. “My whole life had changed, and I had no control over anything that was happening. What writing made me realize was that I could sit there and be miserable during quarantine if I wanted, but that wasn’t going to change anything.”.
Owners will have to register their short term rentals with the city Housing Safety Office. The revenue will be used to pay for the cost of the short term rental program. Once costs are covered, additional revenue will go to the city Housing Trust Fund, which is used to fund affordable housing..
“When I look at Jezero, I see danger. There’s danger everywhere.” Steep cliffs, deep pits and fields of rocks could cripple or doom Perseverance, following its seven minute atmospheric plunge. With an 11 1/2 minute communication lag each way, the rover will be on its own, unable to rely on flight controllers.
As part of the statewide initiative to ensure Wisconsinites have access to clean, safe drinking water, Gov. Tony Evers signed Executive Order 40 in August 2019 to address the issue of PFAS across the state. Wisconsin is now one of fewer than a dozen states in the nation to have developed a plan to address the use of and contamination caused by PFAS.
“At least in the metro areas, we’ve got people wearing masks now, the bars are closed and we’ve got some advocacy coming out of the county judge and the mayor,” he said of Texas. “I don’t know how much this will really slow this incredibly aggressive rise. It’s like trying to stop a train coming down the tracks.”.
Food and Water Watch organizer Santosh Nandabalan said the Westchester vote “sends a clear message to neighbors up and down the Hudson. Danskammer’s plans to build out further fracked gas infrastructure in Newburgh would wreak havoc on the air, water, and public health of New Yorkers throughout the Hudson Valley. Governor Cuomo must listen to the mounting chorus of counties and cities across the state and stop Danskammer.”.
Why is our here and now so important? Because the present moment is the only space where we can perform actions to change ourselves and the world around us. If we lose this moment, we lose precious time and priceless opportunities. Foundations for a better future can only be laid down in a thoughtful present.