"He's a bit of a hero in the sense that I think he vividly saw the need of people on very low incomes for better housing, but he also saw an opportunity to help lift the society as a whole out of the worst of the Depression," Professor Davison said. … [Read more...] about Most of Melbourne’s slum pockets were demolished, but a few survived
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In the FIR, registered on the complaint of a sub-inspector of the Hazratganj police, the SI says he was asked to watch the show on Amazon Prime Video by senior officers after he alerted them about angry posts on the series, which started streaming on January 15, on social media. … [Read more...] about ‘Tandav’ web series controversy | FIR against director, Amazon India head of content
"What they call the wisdom of experience, she calls cowardice and half-measures. Harrower feels we've had our shot, and that another species deserves a shot at a billion years of evolution and being top of the food chain. She believes hard enough that she abandons the science Hordeculture raised her on for the supernatural, something that gets her disowned by her mentors…and unleashed on the world." … [Read more...] about Spider-Man swings in for second Curse of the Man-Thing chapter
"To sum it up, magic is a mixture of feelings. [It's what] my dogs make me feel when I have a shit day, and I don't need to say a word and they come and sit beside me or hug me. Magic is me and Ian are still in love, even though we both are passionate artists working and running a company together, running a household of ten dogs. It can be tough. We argue but we both know we are always there for each other. Magic is what I felt the day our game released on Nintendo Switch Indie World showcase, because after all the struggle, selling my apartment, [it] was all worth it. Magic is moments that define so much you feel that you have no words to express the feelings." … [Read more...] about What does magic mean to you?
In the Senate, progressive Sen. Sherrod Brown will lead the Banking Committee. In the aftermath of the financial crisis a dozen years ago, he championed an initiative to break up the largest banks; it was stymied by the panel's then-chairman Chris Dodd, with an assist by the Obama administration. Now Brown is in a position to resurrect the idea, knowing it could generate bipartisan support—and in recent days he signaled an eagerness for aggressive action when he said, "Wall Street doesn't get to run this entire economy" and reiterated his call for "breaking up the big banks." … [Read more...] about Can Joe Biden Succeed Where Barack Obama Failed?