Love Beyond Borders

Barbara Lloyd McMichael writes about “Love Beyond Borders,” a program performed by the Seattle Men’s Chorus that is slated for March 20-21 in downtown Seattle. The theme of “Love Beyond Borders” explores Seattle’s unique place in the world as a sanctuary for LGBTQ individuals who grew up in Muslim nations. In the Middle East, assaults, executions, and honor killings of LGBTQ people are very real threats.  Michael Failla, a retired chiropractor, has been working to help LGBTQ individuals by forming an underground railway to help LGBTQ individuals to escape to safety


The Connector February 2020

With the 2020 presidential election right around the corner, we have increased the number of articles about politics on our news portal. However, our magazine’s feature articles will continue to explore the lives of people who are making an extraordinary contribution to our world in spite of politics.  This month, Barbara Lloyd McMichael writes about “Love Beyond Borders,” a program performed by the Seattle Men’s Chorus that is slated for March 20-21 in downtown Seattle.

 

 


Books On Fire

Totalitarian regimes often target books as a threat to their ability to maintain control over the masses. Could the Nazi book burnings of 1933 happen in America? Take a look around, libraries have already begun to ban and banish books. Books on Fire connects the dots by showing us how recent incidents involving public libraries could signal the beginning of a dangerous trend.


HEAR to REAH: Bridging the Gap for the Deaf.

Wonder Ndlovu is founder of Mbula Research and Development, a technology-based start-up that focuses on uncovering digital & innovative solutions and bring them to life. He holds a Master’s Degree in Entrepreneurship and New Venture Creation and a Degree in Software Development among others.


Trump’s Acquittal may Flip the Senate

The Senate’s acquittal of President Donald Trump could flip the Senate to the Democrats.  That is because swing voters, could be more negatively influenced by the Republican’s Senate trial than the Democrats’ House impeachment. Why is that?  


NOTES FROM THE WORKING-CLASS: Trash or Truth?

Some uber-wealthy white conservatives believe that the working-classes do not have money because they are moral failures and inferior. They believe the working-classes in the city and in rural areas are stupid. And finally, they worry that one day the masses will rise up against them. That might very well happen if America cannot develop a shared sense of purpose and come together as one people under a strong leader who has integrity. 


Rural startups face a unique set of challenges

Rural startups face a unique set of challenges and often require a modified approach when compared to traditional businesses in an urban-dense metropolis.


The Difficulty of Reading Classic Philosophy Books

It is an unanswered question that often baffling modern people of any generation: “why the nowadays mainstream philosophers do not match someone (e.g. Plato or Aristotle or Lao Tzu, etc) of centuries or even millenniums ago?” Well, before we can answer this tough question, let’s first make sure that we are at least able to read the works of ancient thinkers……