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10 august 2020

10:14
On Friday, August 7, 2020, a coalition of more than 120 NGOs submitted a letter to Facebook, urging the social media company to implement a comprehensive hate speech policy on anti-Semitism that incorporates the full International Holocaust...

09:48
Registered nurses at Cooley Dickinson Hospital represented by the Massachusetts Nurses Association will join supporters for an informational picket on August 12 to bring attention to hospital owner Mass General Brigham (MGB)'s failure during the...

09:24
KW Miller, the high profile conservative congressional candidate running for office in Florida's 18th Congressional District Conducted a Massive "Sting Operation" on Leftist Run Media Companies Protecting Pedophiles. Mr. Miller began experiencing...

09:01
Dedicated to helping Canada rebound from the impacts of the on-going COVID-19 pandemic, The Chemistry Industry Association of Canada (CIAC) delivered its pre-budget submission to the federal government on Friday, providing effective, realistic...

08:34
This is a momentous occasion for the climate restoration movement. I commend the U.S. Senators Lisa Murkowski (R-AK), Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ), Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI), and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV) on their bipartisan legislation to research and...

07:00
Today marks the launch of Exponent - a coalition whose mission is to amplify global gender equity efforts at the highest levels of power, influence and decision making. "Meaningful progress lies in ensuring equitable representation where corporate,...


9 august 2020

10:02
Ninety-seven years ago, Deskaheh Levi General, Cayuga Chief, and speaker of the Six Nations Hereditary Council, visited Geneva. He came to the League of Nations, the forerunner of the United Nations (UN), to gain international recognition for the...


8 august 2020

12:00
In lieu of an in-person update to the media, Dr. Theresa Tam, Canada's Chief Public Health Officer, issued the following statement today: "There have been 118,985 cases of COVID-19 in Canada, including 8,970 deaths. 87% of people have now recovered....

09:59
In response to the large explosion that devastated the city of Beirut on Tuesday August 4, 2020, Lebanese-Canadian business leaders have come together to support relief efforts, through the formation of the Lebanese Canadian Coalition (LCC). With the...


7 august 2020

19:50
The Illinois State Board of Elections today reviewed five activists' objections to the official petition signatures submitted by Kanye West to be a candidate for President.  The findings of the board show West with only 1200 valid signatures, far...

16:58
The Montreal Port Authority (MPA) is very concerned, especially during this pandemic and time of economic crisis, about the serious impacts resulting from the strike episodes by dockworkers at the Port of Montreal, including the indefinite general...

14:00
On August 4, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released the Physician Fee Schedule proposed rule for the 2021 calendar year. The proposal significantly impacts hip and knee surgeons and their health care professional teams by...

13:55
Northern Pulp workers and their families have been betrayed by the McNeil government with its refusal to allow the company to use third-party financing to pay severance. "Our lawyers and Northern Pulp all agreed it was essential to pay workers the...

13:34
Alfredo Ortiz, President and CEO of the Job Creators Network, released the following statement regarding an executive order suspending the payroll tax: "A payroll tax deferral would give a lifeline to the self-employed and small businesses and would...

13:13
Detroit experts heavily criticized U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and President Trump this week on a webinar hosted by the non-profit, Protect Our Public Schools (POPS). The webinar, "How Do We Safely Reopen Schools? Detroit Experts Weigh In,"...

12:52
The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CTRC) has confirmed for the second time what TVA Group has been saying for years: Bell is giving undue preference to its RDS channel at the expense of TVA Sports. In a letter sent to...

12:31
American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) President Joseph A. Bosco III, MD, FAAOS, issued the following statement in response to the newly released Calendar Year (CY) 2021 Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) proposed...

12:24
Commercial real estate executives recognize the various challenges in the current market as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, while remaining optimistic about future market conditions, according to The Real Estate Roundtable's Q3 2020 Economic...

12:13
A statement from United Front coalition as #ChooseUs statewide Week of Action ends: Millions of Californians are being harmed by a triple pandemic of COVID, a severe budget crisis, and ongoing racial injustice. Californians are facing a nearly...

08:11
American Jewish Committee (AJC) is urging Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to consider withdrawing the nomination of Col. Douglas Macgregor as the next U.S. ambassador to Germany. "It is because of our intensive engagement with Germany that we were so...

06:00
Shelby County, Tennessee continues to push ban-the-box legislation despite the recent Covid-19 related recession, which should immediately alert HR departments and hiring managers to ensure hiring policies are fully compliant with new and existing...

03:00
Janice and Bobby Jucker, co-owners of Three Brothers Bakery in Houston, TX, take pride having their small family bakery survive 4 floods, a fire, hurricane and now a pandemic while always paying their team. Many say they have defied the odds. The...


6 august 2020

23:15
With a commitment to advance the interest of the Nigerian-American community, the Nigerian-Americans United Political Action Committee (NAUPAC) is being launched. NAUPAC is a political enlightenment organization that is established to mobilize all...

19:49
Presented by March For Our Lives & Sankofa.org, INTO ACTION is a celebration of community power and cultural resistance that spans August 2020 and brings together hundreds of our nation's most prolific and talented visual artists, young activists,...

18:00
The U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) issued the following statement on the Census Bureau's recent announcement that it will end all counting efforts for the 2020 census on September 30, a month sooner than previously announced:...

17:51
Unifor will begin formal contract talks with the Detroit Three automakers, Fiat Chrysler, Ford and General Motors, to reach collective agreements for nearly 20 thousand members on August 12, 2020. "These are significant negotiations at a time when...

17:03
Today, the American Primary Aluminum Association (APAA) is praising the Trump Administration following the reinstatement of Section 232 aluminum tariffs on Canadian imports of primary aluminum. Over the past year, Canadian aluminum imports have...

16:13
The American Diabetes Association® (ADA), the nation's leading organization for all people living with diabetes, announced today the launch of #HealthEquityNow, a national platform to ensure that all people living with diabetes, and the millions of...

14:00
Results of a new survey on alcohol drinking habits during California's Covid-19 shelter-in-place order reveals a disturbing rise in binge drinking and easier access to alcohol due to lifting of some alcohol restrictions when the pandemic began....

14:00
David J. Totaro, Chairman of the Partnership for Medicaid Home-Based Care, issued the following statement today. "The Partnership for Medicaid Home-Based Care (PMHC) is pleased to join efforts in a national call to action with millions of Medicaid...

12:31
Building on its effective advocacy on behalf of persecuted Christians and other religious minorities, the Knights of Columbus will launch a new initiative to report on religious persecution in Nigeria. "The effort is similar to what we have done in...

12:29
A nationwide advocacy group is bringing together top public health officials, water management experts and noted advocate Erin Brockovich in August to continue its important work on reopening the country safely during and after the coronavirus...

12:18
Political grassroots organization American Veterans Honor Fund is offering a free Candidate Resource portal to military veterans running for state or local office. This portal offers a variety of resources, information, and tools to support veteran...

11:34
The union representing the majority of workers at Northwood Manor willingly participated in the government-led review of long-term care facilities' response to COVID-19, knowing fast action may help save lives as the pandemic continues. "We are most...

11:16
While progress is being made for some groups, Black leaders are mostly absent from Canadian boards of directors, according to a new report by Ryerson University's Diversity Institute which was released today and discussed during an Ontario Chamber of...

10:33
Dr. Michael Ruscio refuted false claims on the amount of clinical data and effectiveness of probiotics made by "experts" on a recent edition of 60 Minutes in his latest blog. In the 60 Minutes segment titled Do Probiotics Actually Do Anything?...

10:07
As part of a major voter outreach in six key swing states, the Coalition for American Veterans has produced a powerful video opposing the presidential candidacy of Joe Biden.   The video will be distributed widely in six...

09:47
The political landscape today is so bad it makes many people want to scream. But that doesn't do much. In fact, that's exactly what Taite Ellenson, an 18-year-old starting college in August, told her father while they were out walking. As he railed...

09:15
LexisNexis® Risk Solutions has joined Patient ID Now coalition to support accurate patient identification and ensure that patients are accurately matched to their health information across care settings and platforms....

06:02
"Unlike the stories so often portrayed in the news about CI programs, my education was about building bridges with language and not as a political tool." Douglas McDonald, retired administrative judge. In a recent opinion piece, former Boston judge...


5 august 2020

20:05
As negotiations on the next COVID-19 legislative package drag on, cities across America face the grim reality of continued payroll cuts and reduction, or even elimination, of critical services. Today, the U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) sent a...

18:11
Nationally renowned civil rights and personal injury attorney Ben Crump issued the following statement regarding California prosecutor's requests to the NFL to remove PSA of Stephon Clark:...

17:52
Tusk Philanthropies yesterday applauded Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker for signing Breakfast After the Bell legislation into law (H.4218). The bill goes into effect immediately due to an attached emergency preamble. This legislation will be...

17:46
Today, Se'Quette Clark ? the mother of Stephon Clark ? issued a response to California District Attorneys Association President Vern Piersen in response to his letter to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. Last week, the NFL's Inspire Change platform...

17:33
The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today called on members of the U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations to oppose President Trump's nomination of Retired Army...

15:42
The Inclusion 1st Project isn't holding back - and neither are the antiracism allies who have submitted their most uncomfortable questions drawn from navigating tenuous conversations on race at work, home, and everywhere in-between. The Inclusion 1st...

15:23
A group of nearly 50 businesses, investors, trade associations, and employers in Ohio sent a letter to Governor Mike DeWine and members of the Ohio Legislature today urging the immediate repeal of House Bill 6. The letter is in response to...

14:40
The share price of Tesla stock had an incredible run, going from $228 in July 2019, to $1,500 in July 2020. This impressive growth...

14:35
American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) President Joseph A. Bosco III, MD, FAAOS, issued the following statement in response to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' (CMS) newly released Calendar Year (CY) 2021 Medicare Physician...

14:33
Until Freedom, a racial justice organization co-founded by leading activists Tamika Mallory, Linda Sarsour, hip-hop artist Mysonne Linen and civil rights attorney Angelo Pinto, today criticized the California District Attorneys Association's request...