After the most expensive midterms in American history, one has to wonder: Do the rich run U.S. politics? And can the United States truly be hailed as one of the greatest democracies in the world? Or is there a better word for how things work in the land of the free?
By: Izza Atiqa
One of the things I love most about my job is the people that I get to meet. I just started work a few months ago, and in the course of my day-to-day routine, I have met some people to whom my heart gravitates, just for the beauty of the person that they are. During my first few weeks of work, I met a Muslim brother who was suffering from multiple sclerosis. Despite it being a difficult condition to live with, he was independent, positive, and especially cheerful during the short 30-minute consult my colleague and I had with him. That day, he had intermittent muscle spasms that interrupted the treatment we were giving him, yet it did not disturb his calm and collected demeanor. I remember he was the first patient to say, “Jazak Allahu Khayran (may God reward you),” and I was so delighted at hearing someone make that simple du`a’ (supplication) for me.
Online jobs are jobs which can be worked via the internet. Most online jobs are jobs which require a person to work from wherever they can, as long as they have an active internet connection where they are working. Online jobs mostly revolve around the internet and people who work online jobs are typically required to work with elements which are related to or revolve around the concept of the internet and the many websites in existence. Online jobs are extremely popular, especially in the ongoing era of technology, innovation and the World Wide Web. In fact, online jobs are considered to be the best jobs for the people of today.
Last week tens of thousands of people protested in Hong Kong during China’s national holiday, but now it’s Monday and people are going back to work and school. Protesters gave up some of their claimed turf at the government headquarters to let employees get in the building; but they have not given up their fight. We check in with two young demonstrators to hear why they’re still out there.
Reaction to a Fox News segment on poverty in the US and UK, and the common argument that welfare displaces work.