REF speaks re arming teachers

Newslanc supports allowing specially trained school teachers to have access to guns, body armor and face shields in a secure classroom closet. Only trained volunteers would have access to the closets. I recall from our visits to Israel several decades ago that every adult from army age forward was required to keep a firearm in […]

Russian Attitude to Ukrainians

By Slava Tsukerman The Internet is full of documents proving the violent attitude of the Russian military and even some Russian civilians toward Ukrainians. One especially outrageous document, which went viral on the Russian Internet, was a recording of a telephone conversation between a Russian soldier, who was fighting in Ukraine with his wife located […]

Is Russian Attitude To Possibility Of War With Ukraine Changing?

By Slava Tsukerman There is a new trend in Russia: the known hawkish hard-line official personalities are unexpectedly openly turning against Putin’s politics. A recent sensation was on February 6: there was an open letter to President Vladimir Putin from Colonel-General Leonid Ivashov, which went viral. Ivashov is one of the most hardline politically active […]

Learning from just waiting

by Robert Field Perhaps the most important business lesson of my life came when I was thirteen years old. During the summer, my father assigned me to work at his satellite furniture store on Kensington Avenue in Philadelphia, which was about thirty feet horizontally and fifty feet vertically from the Frankfort Elevator, at that location […]