"The constant free flow of communications among us - enabling the free interchange of ideas - forms the very bloodstream of our nation. It keeps the mind and body of our democracy eternally viral, eternally young. "
Franklin Delano Roosevelt
(FDR was a great communicator in the days of Radio (e.g, fireside chats in the AM radio band). I can imagine him broadcasting his ideas, nowadays, in cyberspace/social media ? CyberPeaceGadfly)
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park. CREDIT: U.S. Department of State
President Obama's impending visit to the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park completes a process long in the works and fundamental to his foreign policy agenda. Close observers noticed…Continue
In the last decade, the city of London has given a lot of volume to the topic of recycling and environmental responsibility. Rubbish regulations between London councils and residents have increased, recycling rates have grown and the new COP 21 agreement has reached a very optimistic target for the UK's waste management program.
That's a pretty picture, but where does all the rubbish go for clearance and recycling? Statistics show – in low-income areas with high poverty rates.
The fact that landfills and recycling centres are placed in outer, underprivileged areas is definitely not news. After all, nobody wants to have steaming piles of rubbish coming in and out of the city centre, nor in a nice neighbourhood.
In the 19th century, London's 'dunghills' always flourished in the poorest parts of the…Continue
Ourania Sophia Yancopoulos. CREDIT: Amanda Ghanooni
Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs is pleased to announce that Ms. Ourania S. Yancopoulos' presentation on gender equality in the UN leadership was selected as the winner of the Council's second annual Student Research Conference.
"We launched this event for the first time last year, and, since then, the interest in participating has quintupled!" said Carnegie Council Senior Fellow Devin Stewart, who organized the conference. "A half dozen universities were represented this year, and the quality of each presentation was extraordinary. We heard insights from research on a variety of topics, including robotic…Continue
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In the days of mediatization when it is mostly media which sets agenda and information war fare decides public perception ,it is very important for common news consumers to understand how good or bad is information warfare in corporate media. And…Continue