It may be “Stumptown,” but it’s not exactly Portland: While non locals may think “Stumptown” only refers to the coffee brand that was founded here, the nickname actually goes back to the nineteenth century. According to The Oregonian/OregonLive, “Portland got this name the old fashioned way: in the mid 1800s, the city was growing quickly and so land had to be cleared of pesky trees so humans could live here. Turns out though, it was easier to cut down the trees than to remove the stumps and so the stumps stuck around.
As time passed, the talk about a Gujarat model died a natural death. The Modi government continued with economic reforms, but went down the welfare road as well. That didn’t stop rural distress from increasing, small industries were badly hit by demonetisation and GST, the non banking financial sector cratered, loan growth fell and unemployment went up.
Cutting and coloring within the lines is not an expectation you should have. There are many excellent books and internet resources published on crafts you can do with your storytime group. Try to pace yourself by adding a playdough time at least once a month.
Kim Jong IlThe indisputable leader of North Korea makes the list as one of the world’s most dangerous leaders because of his unflinching approach to opposition and the threat of nuclear annihilation. Kim succeeded his father’s rule and has chosen his own son as his successor, ensuring that the philosophy and person politics with which he rules will continue. In fact, Kim is not even required to stand for his country’s elections because his unanimous reinstatement is guaranteed.
However, Postmodernists claim that the growth of religious media and the electronic church is evidence against secularisation. However, research shows that people choose to view programmes that confirm their existing beliefs. It is unlikely, therefore, that the religious media attract many new converts.
“While there is now a variety of venues for digital self expression, YouTube was the first to make it easy to post your own video content,” Wuest told Mashable over email. “From what I’ve seen, many queer youth didn’t find meaningful or reflective representation in film and TV at the time for a closeted religious queer youth of color in a poor rural area, for example, urban centric representations of well off gay white men might not offer much that speaks to their own experience. Furuya is the Youth Program Manager at GLSEN, an organization that advocates for LGBTQ youth.