Freezing Visas and Green Cards

President Trump on Monday extended a freeze on green cards for new immigrants and signed an executive order to suspend new H-1B, L-1, J and other temporary work visas for skilled workers, managers and au pairs through the end of the year. The goal of the move is to protect 525,000 jobs as part of…

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Religious liberty in a Pandemic

As pastors and religious leaders across the country faced tough decisions about whether to hold worship services over the weekend, Pacific Justice Institute President Brad Dacus gathered 500 of them on a conference call on Thursday. They talked about how to keep their ministries going and whether shelter-in-place orders and other restrictions on public gatherings…

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Coronavirus Reshaping Global Events

by Onize Ohikere Schools, sporting events, and businesses around the world are operating under new restrictions as the COVID-19 outbreak expands. South African and Egyptian health officials confirmed their first cases on Thursday. The disease has infected more than 95,000 people globally and more than 3,200 have died, most of them in China. After a suspected…

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Solving Rare Disease

Sharing data on rare diseases globally could provide benefits to diagnosis, management and treatment, clinical trials and personal well-being. A new World Economic Forum paper highlights the value of a global framework. Rare but not uncommon Rare diseases are not as rare as you may think. Approximately 10% of the global population or 475 million people are affected by…

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A New Leadership

A recent headline, Narcissists Horrible People but Happy struck a nerve globally, at least on the social media channels that I follow. The story focused on research by Queen’s University Belfast that found narcissists to be happier, less stressed and depressed despite their grandiose, shameless and socially toxic behaviour. Admittedly the study made me think of a…

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Our Youth in Addiction

Our youth is the very important and emotional stage of their lives, where every youngsters are similarly addicted to good things and bad things. Youngsters are getting affected when taking up responsibilities such as unpaid works, experiences, different cultural perspectives, traditions or sexual relations. Here, 9 types of addiction’s category are mentioned :  1. Addiction…

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For Profit NGOs

Businesses run by NGOs are part of the non-conventional funding sources for NGOs themselves. The first and the foremost question about NGOs running businesses is that whether it is ethical to do so since they have been emerged from the spirit of nonprofit-ism. If nonprofits become profit-oriented, then the very basic values are challenged. In this context, one should note…

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A Tiny Threat : Microplastics

Microplastics have been accumulating in the environment for nearly half a century and are found in oceans worldwide, including in the Antarctic . Despite this worldwide dissemination of plastic fragments, the global load of plastics on the open ocean surface has been estimated to be far less than might be expected, but nevertheless increasing. Thus,…

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Third Industrial Revolution

A new industrial era, which The Economist describes as the Third Industrial Revolution, is under way. Enormous change is in the offing. At the moment, digitisation is creating a new mindset among industrial planners. On their computers, a designer and engineer team up to create a three-dimensional object. One of them clicks print, and in…

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