How the bail system in the US became such a mess — and how it can be fixed


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6 TV and Film Wedding Vows That Made Us Tear Up


There are few speeches that hold as much weight as the wedding vow. Whether drafted and redrafted at length in the weeks leading up to the big day, or drawn up impromptu on the spot, wedding vows are meant to be a celebration of what makes a couple uniquely them, while also, inevitably, speaking to grand … Continue reading 6 TV and Film Wedding Vows That Made Us Tear Up

15 Rumi Quotes on Spirituality and Love


Poet, spiritual teacher, mystical dancer, and cultural leader: The writer known as Rumi held many roles in the 13th century, and continues to be one of the most popular poets in the world today. Jalāl al-Dīn Rūmī was born in Afghanistan in 1207. He traveled through Uzbekistan, Iran, and Syria, and spent much of his … Continue reading 15 Rumi Quotes on Spirituality and Love


10 Eye-Opening Quotes From Famous Scientists Scientists have an impact on nearly every part of our lives, from our medicine to our food packaging to our growing understanding of our place in the universe. Science can also be a source of inspiration and even spirituality for many people. One of science’s most wonderful and, at … Continue reading

NATO Chief on Afghan Legacy: ‘Have To Ask Some Difficult Questions’


Jens Stoltenberg weighs in on AUKUS, Zapad, and the fate of Afghanistan after 20 years of bitter toil. By Robbie Gramer, a diplomacy and national security reporter at Foreign Policy. NEW: EMAIL ALERTS: FP subscribers can now receive alerts when new stories written by this author are published.  https://foreignpolicy.com/2021/09/23/nato-jens-stoltenberg-aukus-afghanistan-legacy-terrorism-russia-united-nations-general-assembly-military/?utm_source=PostUp&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=36593&utm_term=Editors%20Picks%20OC&tpcc=36593

Will AUKUS Hit China Where It Hurts?


The submarine deal could reshape the balance of power in the Pacific—and draw Australia into future conflicts. By Emma Ashford, a senior fellow in the New American Engagement Initiative at the Atlantic Council’s Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security, and Matthew Kroenig, deputy director of the Atlantic Council’s Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security. https://foreignpolicy.com/2021/09/24/will-aukus-hit-china-where-it-hurts/?utm_source=PostUp&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=36593&utm_term=Editors%20Picks%20OC&tpcc=36593

Why BRICS Still Matters


BRICS may be a young institution, but it shouldn’t be underestimated. By Manjari Chatterjee Miller, a senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations. https://foreignpolicy.com/2021/09/27/brics-members-summit-brazil-russia-india-china-south-africa/?utm_source=PostUp&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=36593&utm_term=Editors%20Picks%20OC&tpcc=36593

Newsletter: Intellifusion… Extinction Rebellion in 2021


Extinction Rebellion in 2021: What is the current state of the group? Vincent Fevrier Intelligence Manager Following another wave of Extinction Rebellion actions in August 2021, an exploration of the actions of the group, the industries they’ve targeted, and what we might see from them in the future. Extinction Rebellion in 2021 is a more … Continue reading Newsletter: Intellifusion… Extinction Rebellion in 2021

Did you know…


Did you know... ... that today is Read a Child a Book You Like Day? This day celebrates the birthday (1856) of Kate Douglas Wiggin, author of Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm and other wonderful children's stories. Share a book you've loved for a long time with a child you love now! ~~~ Today's Inspirational Quote: "If you … Continue reading Did you know…

Requested Ministry-wise PIB releases.


Press Information Bureau Government of India Requested Ministry-wise PIB releases. •TRIFED, UNICEF& WHO promote health with livelihood activities through a focussed vaccination campaign in tribal districts •COVID-19 UPDATE •PM pays tributes to Shaheed Bhagat Singh on his Jayanti •IREDA holds 34th Annual General Meeting •Update on COVID-19 Vaccine Availability in States/UTs •Schedule for Bye-elections in … Continue reading Requested Ministry-wise PIB releases.

No One Does Self-Interested Arms Deals Like the French


Paris’s complaints about AUKUS are remarkably hypocritical given France’s history of selling weapons despite its allies’ objections. https://foreignpolicy.com/2021/09/27/aukus-france-hypocrisy-arms-deals/?utm_source=PostUp&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=36593&utm_term=Editors%20Picks%20OC&tpcc=36593