Diary Entries of Former Deputy Coroner Reveal Profound Lessons for the Living

Diary Entries of Former Deputy Coroner Reveal Profound Lessons for the Living

Los Angeles, CA… Donna Francart made a living in the “death industry,” and the experience made lasting impressions on the way she views life, death and the afterlife. For nearly nine years, Francart was a deputy coroner, taking part in death investigations, shepherding survivors through the aftermath of a loved one’s passing and occasionally forming […]

President Biden Highlighting the Importance of Getting Vaccinated

President Biden Highlighting the Importance of Getting Vaccinated

Green Road Community Center Raleigh, NC… President Biden Highlighting the Importance of Getting Vaccinated and Kicking Off a Community Canvassing Event. 5:33 P.M. EDT THE PRESIDENT: Hello, Raleigh. (Applause.) I — I’m going to — AUDIENCE MEMBER: (Inaudible.) (Laughter.) AUDIENCE MEMBER: We love you! (Applause.) THE PRESIDENT: Love you back. (Applause.) Well, look, that old […]

President Joe Biden on Hong Kong’s Apple Daily

President Joe Biden on Hong Kong’s Apple Daily

Washington, DC… It is a sad day for media freedom in Hong Kong and around the world. Intensifying repression by Beijing has reached such a level that Apple Daily, a much-needed bastion of independent journalism in Hong Kong, has now ceased publishing. Through arrests, threats, and forcing through a National Security Law that penalizes free […]

U.S. Dept. of Labor Awards More Than $130M in Grants to Support Registered Apprenticeship Programs

U.S. Dept. of Labor Awards More Than $130M in Grants to Support Registered Apprenticeship Programs

Washington, DC… The U.S. Department of Labor today announced the award of more than $130 million in grants to develop, modernize and diversify Registered Apprenticeship Programs in 15 states and to establish Registered Apprenticeship Technical Assistance Centers of Excellence in three states and Washington, D.C., to provide technical expertise and services and accelerate the expansion of […]

John B. Calhoun’s Mouse Utopia Experiment and Reflections on the Welfare State ~ Lawrence W. Reed

John B. Calhoun’s Mouse Utopia Experiment and Reflections on the Welfare State ~ Lawrence W. Reed

Atlanta, GA…One of the more famous ethologists in recent decades was John B. Calhoun, best known for his mouse experiments in the 1960s. To what extent do the mouse utopia lessons apply to humans?  Signs in national and state parks all over America warn visitors, “Please Don’t Feed the Animals.” Some of those government-owned parks […]

Upset Hindus Seek Apology from Kim Kardashian for Donning Sacred “Om” Earrings in Photo-Shoot

Upset Hindus Seek Apology from Kim Kardashian for Donning Sacred “Om” Earrings in Photo-Shoot

Reno, NV… Upset Hindus are seeking apology from American celebrity-socialite-actress Kim Kardashian West for wearing earrings carrying sacred “Om” in a photo-shoot posted on her official Twitter handle on May 23, calling it highly inappropriate. Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada yesterday, said that hugely venerated “Om” was the mystical syllable containing […]

SBA Launches “Getting Back on Track: Help Is Here” Webinar Series to Help America’s Small Business Owners & Entrepreneurs

SBA Launches “Getting Back on Track: Help Is Here” Webinar Series to Help America’s Small Business Owners & Entrepreneurs

Washington, DC… Last Thursday, the U.S. Small Business Administration and the non-profit Public Private Strategies Institute launched a new regional webinar series, “Getting Back on Track: Help is Here,” to provide Main Street entrepreneurs with the information and resources they need to continue to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic. The educational webinars will feature speakers from The […]

Latest Update on Colonial Pipeline System Disruption

Latest Update on Colonial Pipeline System Disruption

Atlanta, GA… Colonial Pipeline continues to make forward progress in our around-the-clock efforts to return our system to service, with additional laterals operating manually to deliver existing inventories to markets along the pipeline. Markets experiencing supply constraints and/​or not serviced by other fuel delivery systems are being prioritized. We are collaborating with the Department of […]

COVID-19 Has Exacerbated the Economic Inequality and Caregiving Crisis Facing Women of Color. Here’s How the American Rescue Plan Helps.

COVID-19 Has Exacerbated the Economic Inequality and Caregiving Crisis Facing Women of Color. Here’s How the American Rescue Plan Helps.

Washington, DC… Women have been on the front lines of the response to the COVID-19 pandemic and economic crisis. Their labor — in hospitals and laboratories, on farms and in factories, in stores and in homes — has long been critical to keeping our nation running, and the past year has made these contributions all […]

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