Revi.: La Llave De Oro (The Golden Key) & Language Learning for Adult Empathy

Inspiring Critical Thinking and Community via Books, Lessons, and Story

La Llave De OroLa Llave De Oro by Núria Masot

(English below…)

Simplemente maravilloso, este libro (aparte de que los Cataros no se llamaban eso a si mismos). Muertes extrañas, deseos de recuperarse la fe perdida, y una tranquilidad que es “sólo una apariencia de la que no hay que fiarse.” Y mejor, una chica que sabe defenderse. Màs lento que el primer libro.

3 cosas:
1. Lo que hace este heroe diferente que los demas,
2. como gana/pierde, este heroe, la communidad, y
3. por/para qué el hereo corre los riesgos:

1. El heroe Guillem no es un genio, tampoco dotado de poderes como Harry Potter, pero tiene un talento creativo y la capacidad de utilizarlo con calma. Como a Katnis Everdeen, él ha tenido una persona que lo ha enseñado hacer cosas que los demas no saben hacer, y la auto-disciplina de pensar al fondo de los problemas.
2. Familia de…

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Public health funding linked to better foodborne illness detection | CIDRAP

A related study shows how responding quickly to food illness outbreaks saves lives and significant money.
— Read on www.cidrap.umn.edu/news-perspective/2022/05/public-health-funding-linked-better-foodborne-illness-detection

Detection a good thing but need to ramp up inspections for better prevention too!

Sri Lankans running out of food, fuel and medicine | Asia | An in-depth look at news from across the continent | DW | 12.05.2022

Sri Lankans told DW how they’re struggling with shortages of food, fuel and medicine as the nation faces one of its worst economic crises in decades.

Source: Sri Lankans running out of food, fuel and medicine | Asia | An in-depth look at news from across the continent | DW | 12.05.2022

Think Smaller — Protect Your Right To Vote!

Filosofa's Word

We place far more emphasis, spend far more energy & time, on the big elections – president and members of Congress – than we typically do on local and state elections, but I read an OpEd article in the New York Times this morning that made me stop and think … made me realize that perhaps we need to shift our focus, or at least widen it.  Heck, I don’t even know who is on the ballot for Secretary of State in my own state … time to do some research!  Ms. Barbara McQuade, teaches law at the University of Michigan, and oversaw voting rights suits as U.S. attorney for Michigan’s Eastern District, so she knows of what she speaks …


The Most Pivotal Elections in 2022 Are Not the Ones You Think

By Barbara McQuade, May 12, 2022

The fate of our democracy doesn’t hinge on the battle for…

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