Politics

Maria Tope Akinyele Ph.D.  serves as the Assistant Director of Strategy and Innovation at the Danielson Group. She is also the founder Agiri Learning Consultants, a firm that has helped hundreds of school leaders and organizations embrace, strategize, and enact positive changes in their pursuits towards cultural responsiveness, racial equity, justice, diversity, and inclusion.  Dr. Akinyele is
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The latest word is that there won’t be a ceasefire between Hamas and Israel until at least Friday.  Says the Jewish News Syndicate, Hamas has just withdrawn from a ceasefire proposal mediated by Egypt.[i] And Benjamin Netanyahu, Prime minister of Israel, has told Joe Biden that by pushing for a ceasefire prematurely, he may be lengthening
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On the covid scene, everything is looking up.  But there’s a snake in the grass.   For four full weeks now, we’ve had fewer than a thousand covid deaths a day.  Our average has been 691[i].[ii]  And on April 4th, we had a mere 272 deaths.   Meanwhile, Brazil and India have both shot beyond 3,000 deaths in a single
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On March 31, the Center for Disease Control reported two disturbing facts.  Number one: Covid was the third largest killer in the United States in 2020.  It was only surpassed by heart disease and cancer. Number two: because of covid, life expectancy in the United States dropped a year.  Yes, thanks to covid, you are
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Howard Bloom, author of the new book Einstein, Michael Jackson & Me: a Search for Soul in the Power Pits of Rock and Roll, has pulled off an intellectual trifecta unparalleled in his field—science. A 66-minute film on Bloom’s Life, The Grand Unified Theory of Howard Bloom, will be released to the public July 21st.  The
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FILE PHOTO: Senator Rob Portman (R-OH) walks to the Senate Chamber as the impeachment trial of U.S. President Donald Trump continues in Washington, U.S., January 27, 2020. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts (Reuters) – A bipartisan group of U.S. senators unveiled legislation on Thursday aimed at protecting research and innovation on U.S. campuses and prevent suspected theft of
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DARBY, Pennsylvania (Reuters) – Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden on Wednesday accused President Donald Trump of “surrendering” to the coronavirus pandemic and failing to stay prepared for a resurgence that could put a U.S. economic recovery at risk. “American people sacrificed so much to fight this virus… we may lose some the progress we’ve begun
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump will sign an executive order on Tuesday that will seek to improve how police officers treat African Americans and others by improving credentialing, training and mental health resources, administration officials said. FILE PHOTO – U.S. President Donald Trump walks on the South Lawn of the White House upon
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – People attending U.S. President Donald Trump’s campaign rally in Oklahoma this week should wear masks, a White House adviser said on Sunday, as health experts cautioned against large gatherings such as political rallies during the coronavirus pandemic. FILE PHOTO: Aides wearing masks stand behind White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow as he
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