Plans to build a $30 billion city that includes a seaport and industrial area on Daru Island in the Torres Strait, Australian media have reported. Documents from the National Archives revealed a series of meetings between her lawyer, Matthew Farrer, and senior civil servants in 1973 after Edward Heath government proposed legislation that would have made company shareholdings more transparent. A report in The Guardian claims the Queen was made aware of the draft law through the enactment of Queen Consent, when the monarch is informed of legislation that could affect the private interests of the Crown.
Nearly 30 architects are volunteering to meet with homeowners in tornado ravaged St. Peter. Organizers of the ad hoc program hope to save some of the historical buildings damaged in the storm. He said it confirms that the coalition is needed and has an important task in serving the town.Other boards and committees have had meetings hijacked, including a December incident in which several individuals used profanities, some directed at Longmeadow Fire Chief John Dearborn, during a meeting of the Select Board.While police are investigating the matter, the coalition plans to shine a light on it to bring further awareness.Meanwhile, to ensure that the work being conducted by all of the town’s boards and committees can continue on without interruption, Simmons said that the town will be enacting stricter measures on virtual meeting platforms. But with it being a public committee that has an open link on a town website, Verriden said he wasn’t sure there was a way to prevent it from ever happening again.”I think it’s always surprising to see such acts of hate and rage take place, but am I surprised that there is still blatant, overt and covert racism in our country and in our community? I am not surprised by that, no,” he said.Verriden, who works as an independent educational consultant and is wrapping up his doctoraal studies focused on identity and equity in education, said that there’s no way to know way to know if those that were involved with this incident were residents of the town or not. But one thing it did demonstrate was that racism and anti Semitism are as real and as present today as they have been for hundreds of years.
There has been a lot of thought about these traditional qualities and one somewhat jaded view is that they are outdated and no longer needed. This view suggests that the reason we have descended into societal narcissism and self gratification is because we can. This view suggests that technological advances and surges in our standard of living over the past 100 years allow us to function, survive and even prosper without these values and qualities.