Daily Archives: January 17, 2023

The Republican Party’s Worst Nightmare | Robert Reich

Robert Reich – Jan 17, 2023

71% of Americans approve of unions. So why do nearly all Republican lawmakers in Congress oppose proposals that would make it easier to unionize?

It’s simple: they’re terrified.

Nothing scares the GOP more than working people recognizing their collective power.

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‘Lies’: Fox News chief Rupert Murdoch will go under oath

MSNBC Jan 17, 2023

A voting machine company is playing legal hardball hit the Fox News company with a billion dollar suit alleging costly lies on air and they are winning initial skirmishes over the facts. Now, one of the most powerful media executives in the world, Rupert Murdoch, will go under oath in that case. Dominion voting machines waging a $1.6 billion defamation suit over “false claims that its voting machines were rigged.” MSNBC Chief Legal Correspondent, Ari Melber reports on this major development, the accountability and how the January 6th Committee evidence is fueling the case.

DAVOS LIVE: U.S. climate envoy John Kerry attends WEF session

Reuters Streamed live 12 hours ago

U.S. Special Envoy for Climate, John Kerry, talks part in a World Economic Forum session on ‘Philanthropy: A Catalyst for Protecting Our Planet.’

World Today | World Economic Forum’s Annual Meet begins at Davos

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Failed GOP candidate confronted New Mexico Democrats at homes prior to shootings

MSNBC Jan 17, 2023

Republican Solomon Peña visited the homes of New Mexico Democrats to dispute his election loss weeks before allegedly arranging a series of shootings at their homes, officials say. NBC’s Garrett Haake has details.

What to expect at the 2023 Davos World Economic Forum

Yahoo Finance Jan 13, 2023

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Yahoo Finance Live anchors Julie Hyman, Brian Sozzi and Brad Smith report on the expectations for 2023’s Davos World Economic Forum, where the world’s elite come together to discuss pressing financial, economic, and social issues. Julie and Brian will be live in Davos for the WEF bringing the Yahoo Finance audience interviews with key newsmakers

Burkino Faso – Drought and Kidnapping

How rising sea levels are threatening Martin’s home in the Solomon Islands | Oxfam GB

Oxfam GB Nov 15, 2022

Each day, Martin is faced with the increasing risk of his home being washed away by the sea. Many people in his community in the Solomon Islands have already had their homes destroyed by rising sea levels. Take action today: https://actions.oxfam.org/great-brita… The climate crisis means this will only get worse. More homes destroyed. And the people paying the ultimate price for the climate crisis, are those who did the least to cause it. The world is in crisis. Lives, homes, and livelihoods are on the line. It is time for our leaders to face the biggest polluters and make them pay into a loss and damage fund to support communities on the front line of the climate crisis.

Food Insecurity is a Public Health Concern | Rayna Andrews | TEDxUWMilwaukee

TEDx Talks Nov 21, 2016

Food insecurity is an urgent public health problem in the United States, affecting one in seven households. Andrews TEDx talk explores the landscape and impact of food insecurity in the United States and overlays it on the current health outcomes in Milwaukee County. This talk will offer a fresh approach to solving the problem of food insecurity; and how our communities can adopt a collective impact framework that addresses the root causes of household instability that leads to food insecurity.

Senior Director, Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin Chairwoman, Milwaukee Excellence Charter School 40 under 40, Milwaukee Business Journal United Way of Greater Milwaukee and Waukesha Counties Philanthropic Five

This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community.


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Hunger is not a question of scarcity. | Jasmine Crowe | TEDxPeachtree

TEDx Talks Nov 16, 2017

Jasmine Crowe is a docu-series producer and entrepreneur whose projects addressing hunger and poverty, and access to quality education have positively impacted vulnerable communities in more than 20 U.S. cities, the United Kingdom, and Haiti. Specifically, the Sunday Soul Homeless feeding initiative has successfully fed more than 50,000 and led to the founding of social technology enterprise Goodr in 2016. Under Jasmine’s leadership,

Goodr has redirected more than 100,000 pounds of excess prepared foods — in addition to fresh fruits, vegetables, and other supplies — to communities in need since 2016. Jasmine holds a bachelor’s degree from North Carolina Central University and a master’s degree from Arizona State University. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community.