FEARLESS GIRL STATUE TO GET PERMANENT HOME IN NYC, BUT IT MAY BE RELOCATED

The Fearless Girl statue installed in New York City ahead of March 8, 2017, has became a tourist destination that poses traffic and safety concerns. Source: Federica Valabrega / Adweek February 16, 2018 (moc.media) Fearless Girl stands facing Arturo di Modica’s Charging Bull bronze statue. The sculpture was illegally installed… Continue reading

Every Member of Congress Who Took Money From the NRA and Tweeted ‘Thoughts and Prayers’ to Parkland

By Rafi Schwartz February 15, 2018 (splinternews.com) Getty On Wednesday, 17 people—the vast majority of them children—were shot and killed at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, FL. The suspected gunman, Nikolas Cruz, was apprehended by police late Wednesday, leaving America to grapple with yet another horrific act of gun violence. In the wake… Continue reading

The John Lewis model and what others could learn from it

All 76,500 of John Lewis’s permanent staff are partners and they ultimately own the retailer’s 35 department stores and 272 Waitrose supermarkets By Zoe Wood @zoewoodguardian Mon 16 Jan 2012 (theguardian.com)  Andy Street, the MD of John Lewis, addresses new partners in the new Westfield Stratford City branch. All 76,500 of… Continue reading

Urging Peace Talks, Open Letter From Taliban Asks American People to Recognize Total Failure of 16-Year War

February 14, 2018 by Common Dreams “Make your president and the war-mongering congressmen and Pentagon officials … adopt a rational policy towards Afghanistan,” the letter states. by Andrea Germanos, staff writer Children play inside the remains of an old Soviet hotel where they have been living for the past two years, on… Continue reading