NAACP Calls COVID-19 Stimulus Package a Necessary Step, but Calls Upon Congress to do More
The mission of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is to ensure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminate race-based discrimination.
He calls me “Dr. Lee.” Every email, phone call and conversation that we’ve had over the last four years starts with “Hello, Dr. Lee.” Even though I’ve held a doctorate for almost a decade, no one calls me “Dr.” and I am loathe to introduce myself that way unless it is absolutely necessary. So, after the first few exchanges I asked him to just call me “Hope” or “Mrs. Lee.” It didn’t work.
Why did Black Lives Matter and the NAACP call for an end to more charter schools?
Bagged and Tagged: How Outdoor Brands Are Tackling the Complex Issues of Product Packaging
Packaging is a huge challenge in the outdoor industry. All those high-tech laminated garments, cashmere-soft fleece tops, delicate bike parts, and mirrored sunglasses need to be protected as they travel from company to consumer. And each item has its own specific set of packaging parameters. All that variability results in a massive amount of polybags, cardboard, hang tags, plastic, Styrofoam, bubble wrap, and paper Some 165…
Infrastructure package should address housing for neediest Americans
Congress should look beyond just roads and bridges.
As C.E.O. Pay Packages Grow, Top Executives Have the President’s Ear
The top 200 chief executives, who make more than last year, are holding meetings with President Trump, who is considering rolling back Dodd-Frank regulations By MATTHEW GOLDSTEIN SHARE May 26, 2017 Pay packages for America’s top executives once again climbed in 2016 after slipping the year before Perhaps the pay surge reflects the times: Stocks are coming off a strong run. Unemployment is low. The…
We Called on the Fashion Industry to Put Health First
Posted: February 23, 2017 NEDA Staff Pressure to conform to the ultra-thin beauty ideal promoted by the fashion industry hurts not only models, but consumers as well. Ahead of New York Fashion Week, NEDA teamed up with researchers, the Model Alliance, and nearly 100 leading models and industry professionals – including Iskra Lawrence, Jennie Runk, Sabina Karlsson, and Geena Rocero – to call on the fashion…
Mining is central to Ramaphosa's stimulus package
South Africa’s mining industry has enormous potential. But retrenched workers can't eat potential, says Vuslat Bayoglu.
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What About the Other Calls?
Overnight articles from the Washington Post and New York Times report that National Security Advisor Michael Flynn did more than speak to Russian Ambassador Sergey I. Kislyak the day before then-President Obama imposed a series of punitive sanctions on Russia. We knew that. He also appears to have lied when he claimed that he didn't discuss those sanctions. Not only he but also Vice President Pence…
What Is This Thing Called STEM?
With increased visibility, school and district leaders are increasingly seeking support to initiate "STEM" programs or "STEM" schools.
NAACP's top legal eagle from Madisonville
Brad Berry, the organization's general counsel, lists himself as a proud CPS graduate on his resume.
How to Package Holiday Cookies
Turn your delicious baked treats into gorgeous gifts with these pretty packaging ideas.
Why the U.S. Stimulus Package is Bound To Fail
Much is to be gained by viewing the contemporary crisis as a surface eruption generated out of deep tectonic shifts in the spatio-temporal disposition of capitalist development. The tectonic plates…
10 Funny/Creative Packaging Designs
Now you can have individual abdominal muscles bigger than your fists, and carbs You don’t often see food packaging swarming with fake insects. Then again, you don’t often see packaging this sweet… In response to consumer demand, Fazer Vilpuri provided visual instructions on their new packaging The Art of Tea is helping their favorite politicians relax, and giving second-degree burns to their least favorite. Luckily for…
Four Emerging Paperboard Packaging Trends
According to reporting this week (Aug. 13, 2018) by Packaging Digest (PD), Oak Brook, Ill., USA,there are four paperboard packaging trends that became obvious to PD in an article describing judging of the annual North American Paperboard Packaging Competition, managed by the Paperboard Packaging Council (PPC), Springfield, Mass., The winners of the competition will be announced at PPCâs fall meeting to be held October 24-26 in…
Why Is It Called a ‘Spelling Bee’?
A long-time listener in Prague named Jiří asked why spelling bees are called bees. What is a bee? The most common explanation is that we can trace it back to the buzzing insects. Bees are cooperative and social; they live and work together in a hive, and people seem to perceive them as always worki
You Got the Call, Now What?
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