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Jody Turner: A Glimpse into Your Future

The world is in tension right now between what some call the 'yellow vest' activists fighting for equality/world well-being (think protests in France) and what some say are those that want to keep things as they are (not believing in climate change for instance). Are we moving toward a democratized way of being, or are we driving forward elitism? More and more I see youth choosing to make a difference and getting recognized for positive change that they are spreading through web and mobile platform work.

By |2019-04-22T20:50:56+00:00April 16th, 2019|Arts & Culture, Business & Economy, Interviews, Women of Impact|

Carla De Landri: The Impact of Local News

When I was the senior broadcast producer at 20/20, long before the #Metoo movement, correspondent John Ferrugia then the lead investigative reporter at Denver’s KMGH-TV uncovered sexual assaults of female cadets at the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs. With additional reporting, John brought the local story to 20/20 to reach a larger national audience. The outcry from the story initiated Congressional hearings and a leadership change at the Academy. Also there are now sex assault officers/teams on most U.S. military bases around the world as well as at all the service academies.

By |2019-04-11T19:15:51+00:00April 4th, 2019|Arts & Culture, Column, Community, News|

Rhacel Salazar Parreñas: The Un-Freedom of Poverty or the Un-Freedom of Servitude

In these orientations, the domestic migrants are told that they will likely not get a day off; they will not have an access to Internet or a cellular phone. They are told that they will be over-worked and isolated. They're told that they're probably going to get raped. That there will be moments when they want to jump off a balcony and kill themselves.

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