Aurora Sentinel: As warned, Aurora’s homeless camping ban isn’t deterring campers | Opinion

Aurora Sentinel: As warned, Aurora's homeless camping ban isn't deterring campers |  Opinion

If you haven’t noticed fewer homeless people camping along Aurora streets, in vacant lots and across the region’s vast open spaces, it’s because the city’s new much-ballyhooed ban on homeless camping is only moving people around and not into shelters or out of the city, according to homeless outreach workers. Denver, which has had a … Read more

Fake IPL, the tip of the con consortium

Fake IPL, the tip of the con consortium

The amusing ingenuity of the indigenous ‘jugad’ in faking an entire Indian Premier League (IPL) cricket series may have stoked the palate for juicy rib ticklers, but it represents just the tip of the iceberg in the country’s march to international notoriety as a ‘ con’ and crime hub. Creating money out of mud’ is … Read more

Labour’s Grant Robertson pillories Christopher Luxon as a cheap, knock-off John Key after Te Puke to Hawaii travels

Labour's Grant Robertson pillories Christopher Luxon as a cheap, knock-off John Key after Te Puke to Hawaii travels

Grant Robertson’s speech from the General Debate. Video / Parliament TV OPINION: “Mahalo,” Labor MPs chirped at regular intervals in Parliament, which turned into something of an unofficial Hawaiian language week courtesy of National leader Christopher Luxon’s mid-winter sojourn to Hawaii. The Prime Minister wouldn’t talk about it, but she seemed more than happy for … Read more

Airline passengers deserve a prize for surviving ‘hell’

Airline passengers deserve a prize for surviving 'hell'

Travel Jul 20, 2022 10:20 PM4 minutes to read Air New Zealand may have won awards recently, but its staff were missing in action when David Cohen needed help with finding a replacement flight. Photo/Mark Mitchell Opinion by David Cohen of RNZ Stranded at LAX at midnight, what was supposed to be a joyful return … Read more

Scoring Bitcoin Points Like Digital Airline Miles – Bitcoin Magazine

Scoring Bitcoin Points Like Digital Airline Miles - Bitcoin Magazine

This is an opinion editorial by Michael Rheethe founder of Wavlake and a contributor at Bitcoin Magazine. Everyone loves keeping score. From likes and mentions on social media to airline miles and Starbucks Rewards, points tell us exactly where we stand in the commercial world. On social media platforms, they can mean more eyeballs and … Read more

Up in the Air | Hits & Misses | Salt Lake City

Up in the Air |  Hits & Misses |  Salt Lake City

click to enlarge Up in the AirThe proposed Little Cottonwood Canyon gondola has its own website. How cool is that? Except, taxpayers may have to fork out $500 million for its traffic solutions that benefit a couple of resorts and some entitled skiers. The 8-mile gondola could cost a lot—maybe $1 billion. Whether … Read more

Strengthen the child tax credit to promote work and help families

Strengthen the child tax credit to promote work and help families

With consumer prices rising by an annualized rate of more than 8% last month, hard-working people across the country are feeling inflation’s sting. Sharply rising food prices coupled with pain at the pump mean we’re now paying more for basic goods and services than ever before. And higher prices don’t just mean more money out … Read more