A Bolshevik appeal finds an echo in the
Socialist Worker OnlineA Bolshevik appeal finds an echo in the streetsSocialist Worker OnlineOne hundred years ago today, on June 22 (June 9, according to the Julian calendar in use in Russia at the time), the Bolshevik Party circulated the first proclamation below, drafted by Joseph Stalin, with the aim of reaching workers in Petrograd. Nine ...
Posted on 21 June 2017 | 10:28 pm
When cobblestones streets become walls -
wtvr.comWhen cobblestones streets become wallswtvr.comIn 1940, the stables were completely rebuilt using cobblestones (properly known as Belgian blocks of spalls) from the city streets - stones that originally came here 200 to 300 years ago as ballast in sailing ships that came here from Europe to load up ...
Posted on 21 June 2017 | 9:17 pm
'Parklets' could transform the streets of
Cambridge News'Parklets' could transform the streets of Cambridge, say campaignersCambridge NewsMiniature constructions called 'parklets' are transforming streets in cities around the world — and now people say they should exist in Cambridge. Campaigners are calling for the introduction of these pint-sized hang-outs after a woman in London ...
Posted on 21 June 2017 | 9:08 pm
Baltimore teachers hit the streets to raise
ABC2 NewsBaltimore teachers hit the streets to raise enrollmentABC2 NewsBaltimore teachers are hitting the streets to try to increase school enrollment. The effort, which started earlier this week, is part of the B-3 Program, an initiative launched by the Baltimore Teachers Union and the American Federation of Teachers ...and more »
Posted on 21 June 2017 | 8:23 pm
Hundreds take to the streets for 'Day of
Independent.ieHundreds take to the streets for 'Day of Rage' Grenfell protestIndependent.ieCoinciding with the Queen's Speech, police said 500 people joined the march, which aimed, according to the event page, to "bring down the Government". Several people appeared to be detained by police as tempers flared in Whitehall near Downing Street ...The most scathing 'Day Of Rage' signs as hundreds took to the streets of London in anti-government protestMirror.co.ukall 93 news articles »
Posted on 21 June 2017 | 6:31 pm
Residents in SW China demanding to know
BEIJING (AP) — Hundreds of Chinese gathered in the streets of a town in the southwestern province of Sichuan on Tuesday night, demanding to know what caused a bad smell in the air and asking authorities to shut down polluting factories.
Posted on 14 April 2015 | 6:12 am
'Homeless period' campaign
A UK project is shining a light on how difficult women living on the streets find it to access sanitary care while menstruating. The petition has so far been signed by 80,000 people.
Posted on 14 April 2015 | 4:51 am
Again?! SJP finds pay stub on the streets of
Just six months after stumbling upon a $4,700 check on the streets of Manhattan, the actress just happened to find someone's pay stub.
Posted on 13 April 2015 | 1:09 pm
Wescom Credit Union Takes to the Streets
Wescom Credit Union will be on the streets and at various dining and entertainment locations throughout Southern California surprising people with #WescomKindness by paying tabs an
Posted on 13 April 2015 | 9:20 am
K-Star Road in Gangnam beckons hallyu
South Korea's Gangnam-gu Office in the affluent southern district of Seoul will further revamp the streets of Cheongdam-dong to recreate them as streets of hallyu, or the Korean Wave, as part of efforts to attract foreign tourists. The renovation of the streets called the "K-Star Road," modeled after the Hollywood Walk of Fame, has entered its second phase of construction, the district office ...
Posted on 12 April 2015 | 9:12 pm
Australian Border Force cancels plans for
Police have cancelled an operation where Border Force agents would check people's visas on the streets on Melbourne after angry protests broke out. More than 200 demonstrators packed the streets near Flinders Street Station on Friday after the Border Force ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 3:54 pm
Cyrus took the streets dressed as a news
Dazu berichtet buzzfeed.com: “I don’t respect your statement because of the anger that came with it ” "I saw that . Miley Cyrus Just Called Nicki Minaj Not Too Kind And Not Very Polite. I didn't really get into it. I know there was some beef.
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 3:38 pm
We have terrorist murders again on the
Northern Ireland's power-sharing executive is facing uncertainty after the Ulster Unionist Party withdrew from the Stormont administration. UUP leader Mike Nesbitt said he could not work alongside Sinn Fein, because it rejected suggestions that the ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 3:06 pm
Watch: Magician Cyril Takayama works the
Cyril Takayama is American-Japanese magician who started his career as a teenager busking on the streets of Shinjuku in Tokyo. Today he is regarded as one of the best magicians in the world. The entire one-hour video above is worth watching, but I've ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 3:05 pm
On the streets: Metro guards protest
Scores of security workers for Punjab Mass transit Authority (PMA) staged a protest demonstration and blocked the metro track to demand payment of wages. Carrying placards and chanting slogans, guards of Security 2000, a private company engaged by the PMA ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 7:21 am
To give on the street? In cities, a daily
During her two decades living in Houston, Caroline Oliver, like any urban dweller, frequently encountered people in the streets asking for money. She struggled with how to respond. She wanted to help, but in a useful way.
Posted on 12 December 2012 | 12:01 am
Clearing roads in winter requires
The forecast: a mighty winter blizzard sure to dump a record-setting blanket of snow that will grow from inches to feet overnight, just in time for rush hour.
Posted on 15 February 2010 | 9:02 pm
Who is snowphisticated? How some cities
No two snowflakes are alike, and there's not a city that has the same strategy to remove snow from streets as any other. Here are highlights of plans that some cities in the U.S. and around the world have to clean their streets after a storm, which ra
Posted on 15 February 2010 | 9:02 pm
Berlusconi, in gesture, sweeps streets in
Silvio Berlusconi is sparing no effort to solve the garbage crisis in Naples — even picking up a broom himself.
Posted on 7 August 2008 | 12:42 pm
Resolved Question: Armenian Street in
I was browsing on Google Maps looking different countries with "Armenia" in it... and I found an "Armenian Street" in Singapore! Now, I'm not doubting that there could be Armenians there, but does anyone know why it's called Armenian Street? This is really interesting.
Posted on 17 August 2012 | 5:24 am
Resolved Question: Industry Profiting behind
hi, for my project i wanted to know, which media industry profits off of Sesame Street?
And what different ways is Sesame Street using [or did use] to promote itself?
Posted on 28 April 2010 | 1:06 pm
Resolved Question: What is a child-friendly
I've heard of it while searching for houses and etc. I've always wondered, what IS a "child friendly street/neighbourhood?"
Posted on 11 March 2010 | 6:52 am
Resolved Question: What and where is Wall
I have seen some news commercials down here in Australia and they talk of a Wall Street scam and how he the person behind it is sentenced to 150 years in prison. What is Wall Street and do you know what this man did that he got 150 years in jail?
Posted on 29 June 2009 | 9:04 am
Resolved Question: What is wall street ?
anyone who knows what wall street means would you please let me know.
Posted on 24 December 2008 | 4:46 am