Op-ed: Of Embarrassment, Vanity, Viciousness

Trump praises "very smart" Putin for invading Ukraine. Salon.com By Bill Britton. Bill Britton is a freelance writer and formerly an editor for John Hopkins University Press, ABI Research, and Elsevier Science.  He is a frequent contributor to Vero Communiqué. Donald Trump said that Vladimir Putin is “very savvy” and made a “genius” move by … Continue reading Op-ed: Of Embarrassment, Vanity, Viciousness

AT&T, Verizon CEOs Reject US Request for 5G Deployment Delay

Reuters Updated 3:03 PM ET, Sun January 2, 2022 (CNN)The chief executives of AT&T and Verizon Communications rejected a request to delay the planned Jan. 5 introduction of new 5G wireless service over aviation safety concerns but offered to temporarily adopt new safeguards. See related story: https://atomic-temporary-93487818.wpcomstaging.com/2021/12/21/boeing-and-airbus-urge-a-delay-in-5g-wireless-service-over-safety-concerns/ US Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg US Transportation Secretary … Continue reading AT&T, Verizon CEOs Reject US Request for 5G Deployment Delay

Boeing and Airbus Urge a Delay in 5G Wireless Service Over Safety Concerns.

December 21, 2021 11:38 AM ET SCOTT NEUMANTwitterNationalPublicRadio The heads of the two largest commercial jet makers, Boeing and Airbus, are warning against a plan to deploy new 5G wireless networks starting next month, saying interference from the upgrade could pose a danger to vital aircraft systems. In a statement emailed to NPR, Boeing said … Continue reading Boeing and Airbus Urge a Delay in 5G Wireless Service Over Safety Concerns.

“Original co-founder/partner of J. Leatherman-Toby, Treasure Coast Compassionate Care Woman claimed to be high on ‘blow’ during golf course chase | WPEC”

The car chase referred to above was first reported on CNN, before being reported in the local media. https://www.cnn.com/videos/us/2021/12/10/golf-course-chase-woman-arrest-moos-vpx.cnn "A car chase was caught on police dash cam at a Florida golf course...as a woman drove over the fairways and across a green, with golfers jumping out of the way." CNN's Jeanne Moos reports. Source: … Continue reading “Original co-founder/partner of J. Leatherman-Toby, Treasure Coast Compassionate Care Woman claimed to be high on ‘blow’ during golf course chase | WPEC”

Organizations Worldwide Sign Amicus Brief to U.S. Supreme Court

ORGANIZATIONS FROM 34 STATES AND 29 COUNTRIES JOIN AMICUS BRIEF TO U.S. SUPREME COURT  On November 23, 2021, 289 organizations and 34 individuals filed an amicus (friend of the court) brief in support of our petition to the United States Supreme Court. We are asking the Court to strike down, as unconstitutional, a clause in the Telecommunications … Continue reading Organizations Worldwide Sign Amicus Brief to U.S. Supreme Court

The 1619 Project’ for After School Programs: Pulitzer Center Partners with Mizzen by Mott

The Pulitzer Center is pleased to announce a content partnership with Mizzen by Mott, a free app to help after school professionals deliver exciting learning opportunities that inspire, engage, and empower young learners. Mizzen is a project launched by the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation, which has supported efforts to create high-quality educational opportunities for young people, … Continue reading The 1619 Project’ for After School Programs: Pulitzer Center Partners with Mizzen by Mott

Bill Britton: A World of Tipping Points

Tipping point def.:  "The point at which an issue, idea, product, etc., crosses a certain threshold and gains significant momentum, triggered by an often minor factor or change." The term “tipping point” has been commonly used in the sciences, but today it is found in a wide variety of disciplines. It is particularly useful in … Continue reading Bill Britton: A World of Tipping Points

Historic Decision About Radio Frequency Radiation

In Historic Decision, Federal Court Orders FCC to Explain Why It Ignored Scientific Evidence Showing Harm From Wireless Radiation United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit judges in favor of environmental health groups and petitioners; finds FCC violated the Administrative Procedure Act and failed to respond to comments on environmental harm. Today, … Continue reading Historic Decision About Radio Frequency Radiation

Pulitzer Center Forms the Inaugural Cohort of The 1619 Project.

The Pulitzer Center's K–12 education programs and resources cultivate a more curious, informed, empathetic, and engaged public by connecting teachers and students with underreported global news stories and the journalists who cover them.  It's Education Program provides students with fresh information on global issues, helps them think critically about the creation and dissemination of news, and inspires … Continue reading Pulitzer Center Forms the Inaugural Cohort of The 1619 Project.

How Wikipedia Can Help or Hurt You.

NPC Communicators Lunch and Learn: How Wikipedia Can Help or Hurt You, July 8 Tom McMahon tmcmahon2@gmail.com June 28, 2021 Wikipedia is one of the most used and powerful research tools online, with billions of people around the world every day looking up information in the free online encyclopedia. While Wikipedia has received praise for … Continue reading How Wikipedia Can Help or Hurt You.