George Floyd. File
At the junction where a police officer was filmed kneeling on George Floyd’s neck as he gasped for air, there were shouts and cheers when it was announced the man had been charged with murder.
The jury deliberated less than 11 hours before finding 45-year-old Chauvin guilty of all three charges against him: second-degree murder, third-degree murder and manslaughter.
The journey to this moment has been painful and so very difficult. Derek Chauvin’s killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis was a shocking and disturbing experience for so many people. On video, Chauvin kneeled on Floyd’s neck for more than nine minutes as he took his last breaths.
George Floyd's death sparked nationwide protests demanding a reckoning with institutional racism that have sometimes resulted in clashes with police, but many officers took a less aggressive stance over the weekend when demonstrations were overwhelmingly peaceful.
The story of the banking woes of First Republic is so American that one is not surprised. American capitalism it seems thrives on ‘irrational exuberance’ – the phrase used by former Fed Reserve chairman and Ayn Rand acolyte 27 years ago. Bankers, especially central bank governors fear irrational exuberance and it is easy to see why.
This month, a very significant event for millions of Americans took place: the National Resident Matching Program’s annual residency match. This is when medical school graduates hope to find a residency programme where they will continue their graduate medical education. These are the physicians who will be caring for you and me,
The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party’s ardent desire to get Congress leader Rahul Gandhi out of the Lok Sabha was fulfiilled last week in an unexpected manner. But it is too early for it to rejoice. He appears set to emerge as a more formidable opponent outside Parliament than he was inside. The BJP’s strategists were working on a plan
Time has come, another month of orison and sacrifice. Thinking of trying to fast just like the Muslims although I hail from a Christian background. Why not give it a shot? Many of my Muslim proselytes might be now busy doing their little homework hopping into supermarkets and stores to get decked up for the month. This unison of religion