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Dan Rather On Donald Trump: Which Side Of History Will You Be On?

New York, N.Y. Now is a time when none of us can afford to remain seated or silent. We must all stand up to be counted. History will demand to know which side were you on. This is not a question of politics or party or even policy. This is a question about the very […]

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The Election: Yesterday and Today

Malven, PA. In the weeks leading up to November 8, it was apparent people were stirred by this election in a way we have not witnessed before.  Much of that is because this election has been truly unique. Not “unique” in a good way but “unique” in a “I just ate a bad oyster” kind of […]

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Tadeusz Sudol: Connected to Two Worlds – New York and Old Europe

New York, N.Y. Every day, when Tadeusz (Tad) Sudol, Ph.D. makes the crossing from Manhattan to Roosevelt Island — the “small town” of 14,000 in New York’s East River — he is reminded of another crossing he made, 28 years ago. In 1988, Peter Marcuse, a professor of urban planning at Columbia University, met him […]

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‘The United Nations is With You,’ Ban Tells Haiti After Hurricane’s Wrath

New York,N.Y.  Haiti is facing its largest humanitarian disaster since the 2010 earthquake, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said today in Port-au-Prince, where he urged friends of the island nation worldwide to “step up” and provide the resources the Haitian people so desperately need in the wake of the “utter devastation” wrought by Hurricane Matthew. […]

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Haiti: 100,000 Children Missing Out on Learning

New York, N.Y. One week after Hurricane Matthew slammed into Haiti, more than 100,000 children are missing out on learning as their schools were either damaged or converted into shelters, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) reported today, stressing the urgent need to rehabilitate those facilities. “At least 100,000 children today will not experience the […]

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U.N. Allocates $5 Million to Kick-Start in Wake of Hurricane Matthew

New York, N.Y. Hurricane Matthew’s destructive path through the Caribbean dealt a “major blow” to Haiti’s reconstruction effort and fight the against cholera, the United Nations humanitarian chief said this evening as the UN announced $5 million in emergency funds to kick-start assistance in the wake of the deadly storm, which has affected some 350,000 […]

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Meet Global Advisor, Richard Allen Ph.D.

New York, N.Y. Film scholar, Hitchcock expert, Philosopher, Writer, Professor, Dean; these are the things that make up Richard Allen. Richard Allen was born and raised in England. Richard majored in philosophy and politics as an undergraduate where he was inspired by the philosophy of Wittgenstein and ran the Oxford University Film Society for a […]

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BEYOND THE LENS

There aren’t many artists who use their crafts and talents to convey an important message to others. We need more artists like Gwendolen Cates, who can be a voice for those who don’t have one. As an award winning photographer, author, and filmmaker, she not only captures stories through moving images, but also takes photographs […]

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