Posts From the monthly archives: "July 2018"

A Uniform Basic Income (UBI) program has been adopted by the City of Stockton.  Under the program, 100 individuals will receive $500 a month – free and clear.  No strings attached. [ezcol_1third][/ezcol_1third] [ezcol_2third_end]Mayor Michael Tubbs (pictured left) was elected in 2016 at the age of 26. A graduate of Stanford University, he has led…(Read More)

Girls and Babies Infections Are Up Also By Anita Estell Jenny Ottenhoff recently published a compelling piece, AIDS is Still a Crisis for the ONEBlog.  Ottenhoff reports, “New data released last week shows that the world is off track to reach key targets for HIV treatment and prevention by 2020. This puts us dangerously at…(Read More)

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There is war against women and children of global proportions.  A documentary report appearing on PBS Frontline on July 24, 2018, uncovers the story of sexual abuse committed by those sent to keep peace and protect some of the most vulnerable and desolate communities in the world. The investigation covers sex abuse by United Nations…(Read More)

By Anita Estell International Corner The north African country may have an opportunity to lead the Arab community on select reforms related to individual freedom and equality.  Human Rights Watch issued a video encouraging the president of Tunisia to enact reforms to secure gender equity in inheritance, revisions in “morality laws,” and other individual freedoms…(Read More)

The debacle related to the separation of families at the southern border of the United States is another installment of an ill-advised policy driven by a cultural mindset that diminishes the value of life based on skin color and geographic origin.  This is not the first time such government-sanctioned family separation policies have…(Read More)

Fast Forward is the only tech nonprofit in the U.S that funds other nonprofits using technology for social good. The organization raises money from individuals, foundations and corporations to give to tech creators working at the nexus tech innovation and doing good. In its 2017 Impact Report, the organization notes that more than 35…(Read More)

[ezcol_1quarter][/ezcol_1quarter] [ezcol_3quarter_end] Freedom Pod: Millennial XXChange – Reporter Waverly Coville speaks with Dr. Avis Jones-DeWeever.  Dr. Avis is the youngest woman to have served as the top executive of a historic membership organization reaching four million women worldwide.  Currently, she is an entrepreneur who consults, coaches and trains women throughout the U.S. and…(Read More)