The story depicts a young Wallisian man trying to make it in the world of rugby in France. 3 B Productions Niko Besnier, University of Amsterdam French filmmaker Sacha Wolff's first feature film, Mercenaire (released in English as...
Before The Flood,
David O. Russell,
General Ban Ki-Moon,
Leonardo DiCaprio's Before the Flood, a documentary exploring this critical historic moment when we can actually do something about climate change premiered this week at the United Nations. Most compelling about this National Geographic film is its focus on the personal. Screened at the General Assembly Ecosoc Chamber with luminaries...
New National Data From 21 States Shows Hate Crime Up Our recent 20 state study, released last month, and to be presented at the American Society of Criminology next month, found small overall hate crime increases punctuated by significant spikes that vary by location, offense type, significant...
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump clashed sharply in their final debate before the November 8th election. Below are responses to three of Trump's immigration claims and proposals during the debate and throughout his campaign. The answers matter since both candidates have vowed to pursue immigration reform in the early days...
Donald Trump claims that the elections are 'rigged'. The proof? The Media is against him. The TV news is biased. So what? It SHOULD be biased. That's the basis of a Free Press.
The Washington Post report about Norman, Oklahoma teacher, James Coursey, is currently the paper's second mostly widely read story. The Post's Cleve Wootson reports that Coursey was caught up in a controversy when teaching about "implicit bias -- the belief that we all have unconscious opinions about race,...
Once upon a time there was a nation that believed body weight was the most accurate and comprehensive way to assess ability. It had always been thus, and no one ever questioned the validity of the standard. The nation had many successful women and men who were thin. Because of...
It enrages me when I see people post stupid memes and comments; half joking but mostly serious; about Trump and "these" women who are coming forward. And "how convenient it is." Over and over (Bill Cosby Jian Ghomeshie etc)) we continue to ask these women who were assaulted to "prove"...
The United States Department of Justice should quit summoning the judicial branch to interpret ill-fitting and antiquated laws to invade electronic privacy. It should address its concerns to Congress as the Constitution dictates. On October13, 2016, the Department filed a petition for rehearing and rehearing en banc from a three-judge...
I hate that phrase. As if my life happened on accident. As if it's luck that I've been traveling for four months. As if a leprachaun himself must have found me and given me a pot of gold to do whatever I pleased. "You're so lucky." I...
Walk ten minutes south of the jostle of the amazing KaDeWe department store and you're in another Berlin: Viktoria-Luise Platz is a leafy hexagon in the residential neighborhood of Schöneberg. On it is Wiesenstein, a welcoming restaurant that serves food from the owners' native Swabia (which overlaps the more familiar...
How candidates say things matters just as much as whether they stuck to the facts.
The opening shots of Edoardo de Angelis' Indivisible set the tone for the poetic fairy tale he's about to tell. Three girls are coming back from a night out, walking on the beach at dawn in skimpy outfits and melting makeup, yet they...
"It makes me so sad. I want to feel like what we have been fighting for over the past hundred years is our dignity and that we as Indigenous people will be accorded full human rights. This is not the case in Morton County. The endless aggression, strip searching and...
In this week's episode of "Scheer Intelligence," Robert Scheer speaks with David Dayen, author of the book Chain of Title: How Three Ordinary Americans Uncovered Wall Street's Great Foreclosure Fraud.
Co-written with Klaudia Kovacs American culture is ubiquitous and no matter where one goes in the world, from Copenhagen to Beijing, one will encounter the same US brands of jeans, T-shirts, computers, phones and burger joints. Over the course of history, dominating cultures...
It may seem crazy to think that less than 50 years ago, women were not permitted to officially run the Boston Marathon. All that changed in 1967 when Kathrine Switzer was the first woman to wear a bib number while...
For decades, efforts to satisfy customers have been built around demographics - capitalizing on race, ethnicity, gender, income, and other attributes. Today, in this age of pervasive social media and two-way communication, the focus needs to get beyond demographics into personalities. Customer personalities define customer experience, and sets what they...
Friday Talking Points,
Most Disappointing Democrat Of The Week,
Most Impressive Democrat Of The Week,
Treehouse Of Horror,
Get a Life,
Patriot Majority Usa,
Twirling For Freedom,
Maybe this, together with all the dark talk of "rigged elections" from Trump will finally provide a dash of enthusiasm for Clinton, here at the homestretch -- it'd certainly be a fitting end to the most bizarre presidential campaign of everyone's lifetimes.
Citizens in several of the Arab Gulf states appear to have a higher appreciation for the quality of life available to them in their countries than do citizens in most European countries.