AOC, other ‘Squad’ members win landslide victories in 2022 election

AOC, other ‘Squad’ members win landslide victories in 2022 election

New York Democratic Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and the other members of the “Squad” were re-elected Tuesday, winning their deep-blue congressional districts by wide margins. The Associated Press has called the races for Ocasio-Cortez, as well as Reps. Jamaal Bowman, D-N.Y., Ayanna Pressley, D-Mass., Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., Cori Bush, D-Mo., and Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich. 2022 MID-TERM … Read more

New chief executive formally approved by Sandwell Council’s cabinet

New chief executive formally approved by Sandwell Council’s cabinet

Sandwell Council has approved the appointment of Shokat Lal as its new permanent chief executive Councilors at last night’s full council meeting unanimously backed a recommendation from a cross-party committee of councilors recommending Shokat Lal be appointed to the role. Sir. Lal, who is currently chief executive of Core Services at Barnsley Council, was the … Read more

Entrepreneur caught in the middle of the US-China Chip War

Entrepreneur caught in the middle of the US-China Chip War

Semiconductor whizz Gerald Yin left the United States and spent 18 years in China building what he said would be a worldwide powerhouse in chipmaking equipment. Now the American citizen’s life’s work has been thrown into limbo as US restrictions undermine the global industrial integration he celebrated. Mr. Yin’s company, Advanced Micro-Fabrication Equipment Inc., or … Read more

Can You Eat the Skin of Butternut Squash and Other Winter Squash?

Can You Eat the Skin of Butternut Squash and Other Winter Squash?

Butternut, acorn and other winter squashes are hearty and healthy and perfect comfort foods for cold months. But these squash can be a pain to prepare. They have thick skin, irregular shapes and firm flesh, which makes them difficult to peel and chop. It’s definitely much easier to just leave the skin on – a … Read more