Politics

2021 Executive Institute to Focus on Skills for the Modern-day Leader

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 - 3:07pm

That's why the agenda at the AFP 2021 Executive Institute , sponsored by PNC Bank,is designed to help senior-level financial professionals find a renewed sense of purpose and learn brand-new ideas that might transform their organizations.

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  • That's why the agenda at the AFP 2021 Executive Institute , sponsored by PNC Bank,is designed to help senior-level financial professionals find a renewed sense of purpose and learn brand-new ideas that might transform their organizations.
  • This year's Executive Institute, sponsored by PNC Bank, is part of AFP 2021 , an integrated, in-person and virtual event taking place Nov. 7-10 in Washington, DC.
  • "Even at the executive level, leaders must make time to continue learning and developing their skills, and this year's Executive Institute will provide the networking opportunities and resources to help them do that."
  • Reserve your seat by registering for AFP 2021 and selecting the AFP Executive Institute.

1440's Impartial, Comprehensive Newsletter Reaches One Million Subscribers

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 - 3:00pm

The announcement rounds out a banner year of growth for the company, which doubled readership since January 2021.

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  • The announcement rounds out a banner year of growth for the company, which doubled readership since January 2021.
  • The newsletter utilizes fact and data-based reporting, allowing readers to come to their own conclusions while consuming the news, without the bias commonly found elsewhere.
  • Scouring hundreds of sources every day, 1440 creates a five-minute, daily newsletter covering culture, science, sports, politics, business, and more.
  • 1440 is an independent, employee-owned company with more than one million readers worldwide.

Another Liberal minority shows the recovery Canadians want requires coalition government

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 - 12:11pm

OTTAWA, ON, Sept. 21, 2021 /CNW/ - The election of another Liberal minority government, with the NDP holding the balance of power proves that voters want progressive change from the federal government, and that requires a stable coalition.

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  • OTTAWA, ON, Sept. 21, 2021 /CNW/ - The election of another Liberal minority government, with the NDP holding the balance of power proves that voters want progressive change from the federal government, and that requires a stable coalition.
  • "Canadians did not want this election, they want their MP's to get to work on a just recovery, and that means the Liberals and the NDP must form an alliance with a runway of at least three years.
  • "A formal coalition can provide government the necessary stability to deliver on shared priorities, such as child care, pharmacare, improved Employment Insurance, strong labour standards, among others," said Dias.
  • "Building Back Better means getting past partisan politics, and focusing on the needs of Canadians and the economic recovery."

Yahoo Finance Announces All-star Lineup for “All Markets Summit: the Path Forward”

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 - 10:00am

Speakers will examine the new dynamics at work in an ever-changing and increasingly challenging world, and offer a bold new path forward.

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  • Speakers will examine the new dynamics at work in an ever-changing and increasingly challenging world, and offer a bold new path forward.
  • All Markets Summit: The Path Forward will feature an all-star speaker lineup spanning multiple industries, including: Securities and Exchange Commission Chair Gary Gensler; U.S.
  • In the lead up to All Markets Summit: The Path Forward, Yahoo Finance is hosting a special installment in the AMS series All Markets Summit+: Crypto Investing on Monday, September 27 from 12:00 p.m.
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Teaching about slavery

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 - 9:00am

The vacuum created by our public-school teaching has been filled by many myths about slavery.

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  • The vacuum created by our public-school teaching has been filled by many myths about slavery.
  • But slavery existed in all 13 colonies, she writes.
  • Asking how to teach about slavery is a little like asking why we teach at all, Blight writes.
  • How can we not teach about this deeply human and American story and so many others like it?

Bank of Canada Challenged on Climate Risk and Net Zero by New Report says Friends of Science Society

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 - 8:00am

Media reports about the recent Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) AR6 climate report were rife with the "Code Red" claims that came from UN Sec-Gen Guterres' press release.

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  • Media reports about the recent Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) AR6 climate report were rife with the "Code Red" claims that came from UN Sec-Gen Guterres' press release.
  • "Fighting Climate Change" report shows the actual science of the IPCC report offers good news.
  • Friends of Science Society is an independent group of earth, atmospheric and solar scientists, engineers, and citizens that is celebrating its 19th year of offering climate science insights.
  • After a thorough review of a broad spectrum of literature on climate change, Friends of Science Society has concluded that the sun is the main driver of climate change, not carbon dioxide (CO2).

Insights from Yesteryear's Sociology Explored in the Journal of American Physicians and Surgeons

Monday, September 20, 2021 - 11:01pm

TUCSON, Ariz., Sept. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The divisiveness in today's America was predicted by progressive commentators 50 years ago, writes Craig Cantoni in the fall issue of the Journal of American Physicians and Surgeons.

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  • TUCSON, Ariz., Sept. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The divisiveness in today's America was predicted by progressive commentators 50 years ago, writes Craig Cantoni in the fall issue of the Journal of American Physicians and Surgeons.
  • "The two followed the facts, even if the facts went against their ideology," writes Cantoni.
  • "This corruption of history and sociology has led 51 years later to today's racial identity politics," Cantoni writes.
  • The Journal of American Physicians and Surgeons is published by the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons (AAPS) , a national organization representing physicians in all specialties since 1943.

U.S. Senate Votes to Support Child Safety Network's National School Bus Safety Month Ninth Year in A Row

Monday, September 20, 2021 - 7:06pm

WASHINGTON, Sept. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --For the ninth year in a row, the Senate designated September as "School Bus Safety Month."

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  • WASHINGTON, Sept. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --For the ninth year in a row, the Senate designated September as "School Bus Safety Month."
  • "With the school year back in full swing, there is no better time to highlight the importance of school bus safety.
  • "School Bus Safety Month is a reminder of the importance of keeping children safe while on their way to and from school.
  • "This is an opportunity to redouble efforts on school bus safety and highlight new safety initiatives and resources that can make our communities safer for children and families."

New bipartisan legislation would prevent political influence on federal building design and require transparent processes

Monday, September 20, 2021 - 4:37pm

"I'm pleased to introduce this important bipartisan legislation that is essential to guaranteeing the future integrity of the Design Excellence Program," said Rep. Dina Titus (D-NV).

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  • "I'm pleased to introduce this important bipartisan legislation that is essential to guaranteeing the future integrity of the Design Excellence Program," said Rep. Dina Titus (D-NV).
  • By doing so, the legislation would effectively increase transparency and prevent political influence in the federal design process while also allowing the program to evolve for modern needs.
  • "Recent attempts to establish a federal design mandate demonstrated the crucial need to institute well defined, transparent, and democratic processes around federal design decisions," said 2021 AIA President Peter Exley, FAIA.
  • Under the Executive Order, government agencies could mandate an architectural style preference for federal courthouses and other federal buildings.

Tusk Philanthropies Appoints New Director Lisa Quigley to Lead Anti-Hunger Campaigns

Monday, September 20, 2021 - 3:00pm

NEW YORK, Sept. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Tusk Philanthropies has appointed politics and policy veteran Lisa Quigley as Director of its anti-hunger work.

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  • NEW YORK, Sept. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Tusk Philanthropies has appointed politics and policy veteran Lisa Quigley as Director of its anti-hunger work.
  • Quigley comes to Tusk Philanthropies with over three decades of leadership in politics and policy.
  • "Lisa's experience and commitment is a perfect fit for Tusk Philanthropies," said Bradley Tusk, the founder of Tusk Philanthropies.
  • Tusk Philanthropies works to combat food insecurity through coordinated campaigns in states across the country and works to increase commitment to anti-hunger efforts on the federal level.