Tuesday, December 12, 2017
Blog Page 853

Reset Regionalism

In his just-hit-the-shelves tome called "The Great Reset," Richard Florida argues that we’re not so much in a Recession or a Depression. We’re experiencing what he terms as massive “Resets” – the ultimate end of those Gatsby-like fits and...
By Paul Shepard Maybe, just maybe, Republican Party Chairman Michael Steele isn't quite the complete political buffoon he has appeared to be during his years running the national GOP strategy. Maybe in between making embarrassing statements, feuding publicly with Rush Limbaugh, clumsily trying to use...
One Economy Corporation, a global nonprofit that leverages the power of technology to improve the lives of low-income people, and the Broadband Opportunity Coalition (BBOC) will be implementing $51.5 million in broadband initiatives through the U.S. Department of Commerce’s...
During the days of racial apartheid in South Africa, when a white minority ruled the country, black Africans and other racial groups were issued pass books. The pass books were identification documents required to gain access to cities for...
Ideatrash.net blogger Steve Saus drops difficult, yet poignant science on the socio-political dynamics presented in the 1999 hit cult flick “Fight Club,” that freaky pitch of Chuck Pahlainuk’s novel about manhood struggling with the Babylon construct: This is because the...
Funeral services for Dr. Dorothy I. Height, chair and president emerita of the National Council of Negro Women (NCNW), who passed earlier this week, will take place in Washington, D.C. beginning Tuesday, April 28 and end with funeral services...
Seven organizations representing women of diverse backgrounds filed comments with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) highlighting the beneficial impacts of broadband technology on the lives of women and their families, and expressing their concerns regarding the unintended consequences of...
A federal judge has ordered mediation in a landmark discrimination case against the U.S. Small Business Administration brought by Diamond Ventures, LLC. Diamond Ventures filed the lawsuit in 2003, alleging that discriminatory practices in the SBA’s Small Business Investment Company...
Georgia Labor Commissioner Michael Thurmond suddenly switched gears last week, opting to run for the U.S. Senate instead of Lieutenant Governor. No African American has won a senate seat in a southern state since Reconstruction. There have only been...
The goals of a partnership between Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. and the nonprofit Environmental Defense Fund reflect the same initiatives proposed by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa Jackson, organizers told Politic365. The nation's oldest collegiate fraternity, Alpha Phi...