Recycling and Garbage Separation Propaganda

I’m not sure how to classify “normal” Chinese government propaganda. As a foreigner, it all seems kind of pointless, like background noise. Almost a stylistic choice, rather than some kind of effort at shaping (or just nudging) the direction in which society is developing. Often, the propaganda is of the “values” kind, cheerily informing the population what values Chinese society holds so dear. Other times, they’re more focused on specific objectives. I guess the recent “Sweep Black, Eliminat...
Tags: Society, Personal, Shanghai, Linguistics, Propaganda, Sweep Black Eliminate Evil

Obituary of (Mawlana) Yusuf Sulayman Motala (1366/1946 – 1441/2019)

A master of hadith and Qur’an. A sufi, spiritual guide and teacher to thousands. A pioneer in the establishment of a religious education system. His death reverberated through hearts and across oceans. We are all mourning the loss of a luminary who guided us through increasingly difficult times. Monday, September 9, turned out to be a day of profound anguish and sorrow for many around the world. In the early morning hours, news of the death of Mawlana* Yusuf Sulayman Motala, fondly known as “Haz...
Tags: Featured, Leadership, Religion, Uncategorized, Society, United Kingdom, Obituary, Announcements, British Muslims, Legacy, Featured Home, Positively Muslim, Scholars, Abdur-Rahman Mangera, Shaykh Yusuf Sulayman Motala

Boss Breadcrumbing You? How To Handle It

Boss breadcrumbing is more common than you think, but in a hot labor market you need to take action to protect yourself and further your career. If you’re not getting what you need where you are, sometimes you just need to get a better job. “While “breadcrumbing”—being strung along by small reinforcements without true commitment—has been around in the dating world for a while, the idea can apply in professional contexts as well. An August 2019 BBC report says bosses may be guilty of leading e...
Tags: Law, Careers, Bbc

7 Types of Car Insurance: Which Ones Do You Really Need?

The cost of even a small repair makes car insurance nice to have. When we start adding in the medical expenses that can go with a car accident, insurance becomes downright necessary. In many states, insurance is even a legal requirement before you can drive your car out on the road. But a wide variety of options are available when it comes to insurance—there are actually seven different types of car insurance you can choose from—and it can be difficult to decide just what type of auto insurance...
Tags: Car Insurance, Expenses, Marketing, Insurance, Budgeting, Comprehensive Insurance Liability

Don’t Obsess Over the Details… Just ‘Tech the Tech!’

[Ed. Note: Please welcome guest blogger, Sam Harden, from vLex. – GL] I used to watch a lot of Star Trek TNG – every episode it seemed like some super complicated futuristic technology was an instant solution to an intractable problem the crew was facing. Can’t find the cloaked Romulan ship? Modulate the tachyon pulse beam transmorgifier! I didn’t know this at the time, but things like that had become so common in the series that the script writers wouldn’t even bother coming up with the techni...
Tags: Law, Uncategorized, Star Trek, Guest Post, Legal Tech, Legal Technology, Picard, Ron Moore, Star Trek TNG, Sam Harden, Tech Technology

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