Massachusetts updates green-car parking signs at Logan Airport [CREDIT: JOHN BRIGGS]Bureaucracies have some funny ways of saying they were wrong and you were right. Even if they can't tell you they made a mistake, it's nice to see them fix a problem they created. The latest bureaucracy to demonstrate this is Massport, which operates the parking garages at Boston's Logan … [Read more...] about MA updates signs to allow electric-vehicle parking: reader success story
Too many people are getting killed along railroad tracks in America. Below is an example from Saturday afternoon in Flagstaff, Arizona. The man is standing right next to one set of tracks as a train passes. Had a train been coming from the opposite direction, he would likely have been killed. The noise of the first train could have prevented him from hearing a second train … [Read more...] about Railroad Tracks: Danger!
The parent firm of most Roman Catholic hospitals in Kentucky, Catholic Health Initiatives, has received conditional approval from church officials to merge with Dignity Health, a not-for-profit chain based in San Francisco. The deal "would create the nation's largest not-for-profit hospital company by revenue," Harris Meyer and Tara Bannow report … [Read more...] about Parent firm of most Roman Catholic hospitals in Kentucky gets conditional approval to merge with San Francisco’s Dignity Health
The positive facets of India’s fierce MeToo moment have been both quietly and vocally internalised, at least in metropolitan India. Following revelations of alleged harassment and obnoxious behaviour by men in authority who should have known better, there is now heightened awareness of the need to be gender sensitive in personal and professional behaviour. Men in high … [Read more...] about If harassment was open secret, why the conspiracy of silence?
Dear Mohan Bhagwatji, In your Vijayadashami speech in Nagpur, you spoke on whether women had the right to freely enter the Sabarimala temple. You said the faith and traditions of crores of devotees for centuries were ignored by the Supreme Court. You added that mere laws could never create a harmonious society, and decisions on matters of faith, taken without patiently creating … [Read more...] about Do only Muslim women get rights, Mr Bhagwat?