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DOCUMENTARY: “The legacy of the Flint water crisis” (60 Minutes)

Video About the Video Six years ago, lead seeped into the tap water in Flint, Michigan, while state and local officials said everything was fine. Now, the same doctor who proved something was wrong is taking the first comprehensive look at the thousands of kids exposed to lead in Flint. Sharyn Alfonsi reports. About 60… Continue reading DOCUMENTARY: “The legacy of the Flint water crisis” (60 Minutes)

FBI Issues National Security Alert for Jan 2021 Following Capitol Attack

Earlier today it was reported that an FBI bulletin is warning that radicalized Trump supporters and other militant allies are planning multiple armed protests across the United States. “Armed protests are being planned at all 50 state capitols from 16 January through at least 20 January, and at the U.S. Capitol from 17 January through… Continue reading FBI Issues National Security Alert for Jan 2021 Following Capitol Attack

Are social media platforms like Twitter and Facebook limiting free speech and the First Amendment?

Multiple Viewpoints It’s natural to seek out news and opinions that support our own views, and avoid whatever challenges us to think deeper about issues. This article will likely reinforce and also challenge your views. Please consider reading the various perspectives presented here, and then provide comments and feedback with any suggestions of how to… Continue reading Are social media platforms like Twitter and Facebook limiting free speech and the First Amendment?

REPORT: Georgia Voting System Security and Verification (60 Minutes, 10 – 12 Jan 2021)

Last weekend, President Trump called Georgia’s secretary of state, Brad Raffensperger, imploring him with veiled threats and lies to change the outcome of the November election. Raffensperger talks to Scott Pelley about why he didn’t give in. The video above was posted to YouTube on 12 Jan 2021. The remaining videos below are from 10… Continue reading REPORT: Georgia Voting System Security and Verification (60 Minutes, 10 – 12 Jan 2021)

DOCUMENTARY: The Next Pandemic Could Come From an American Factory Farm (VICE News, 11 Dec 2020)

This video from VICE News examines how big-ag corporate factory farms create conditions that could incubate and spread the next big pandemic virus. (VICE News, 11 Dec 2020) At 5m 19s in the video, VICE News describes the NPPC as the National Pig Producers Council. It is actually the National Pork Producers Council. VICE News… Continue reading DOCUMENTARY: The Next Pandemic Could Come From an American Factory Farm (VICE News, 11 Dec 2020)

VALUES: Why monkeys (and humans) are wired for fairness

About “Fairness matters … to both people and primates. Sharing priceless footage of capuchin monkeys responding to perceived injustice, primatologist Sarah Brosnan explores why humans and monkeys evolved to care about equality — and emphasizes the connection between a healthy, cooperative society and everyone getting their fair share.” (TED, 21 Dec 2020) Video [Video Date:… Continue reading VALUES: Why monkeys (and humans) are wired for fairness

VICE Media Wrongly Tied to Militant Extremist Group

About VICE Media In 2015, when Barack Obama became the first sitting president to visit inmates at a federal prison, VICE Media was selected to be the media group to produce a video of the visit. [View] Journalists with VICE Media have been given exclusive access to people and places that other media agencies are… Continue reading VICE Media Wrongly Tied to Militant Extremist Group

Documentary: “Flint’s Deadly Water” — PBS FRONTLINE

About “An exclusive investigation into the side of the Flint story that few know about — an outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease during the water crisis that continued to claim lives in the city five years later. A documentary that uncovers the extent of a deadly Legionnaires’ disease outbreak during the Flint water crisis — and… Continue reading Documentary: “Flint’s Deadly Water” — PBS FRONTLINE

Philanthropy, Volunteering, and Public Interest Social Impact

Improving Quality of Life To enjoy life and help others do the same. That’s a goal most people share. We all want to improve the quality of life for as many people as possible. Most of us want to leave the world better than we found it so future generations can enjoy the variety of… Continue reading Philanthropy, Volunteering, and Public Interest Social Impact

“Stay Healthy” – Inspiring German Ad from DocMorris (30 Nov 2020)

In the video below, when an elderly grandfather begins to lift weights for no apparent reason, neighbors and family become concerned. Watch the full video for the inspiring conclusion. Video About (Original German Text) “Dieses Jahr ist das schönste Geschenk von allen, dass es uns gut geht und wir gesund sind. Deshalb ist Ihre Gesundheit… Continue reading “Stay Healthy” – Inspiring German Ad from DocMorris (30 Nov 2020)

Christine Porath – The Economic Value of Civility, Respect, Decency, and Kindness

The videos below are various presentations by Christine Porath on the topic of civility and how the lack of civility in the workplace creates a toxic workplace and has a great economic cost. Respect, gratitude, kindness, empathy — these are not just proper ways to behave but they are the most effective ways to interact… Continue reading Christine Porath – The Economic Value of Civility, Respect, Decency, and Kindness

Omaze – Innovative Nonprofit Fundraising Service

Omaze is a nonprofit fundraising platform and service that creates curated raffles for high-value items like vehicles, entertainment, and travel. Organizations using Omaze include: Comic Relief, Doctors Without Borders, Jane Goodall Institute, Malala Fund, National Geographic Society, UNICEF, United Nations Foundation, and many others. Here’s an excerpt from their about page: We exist to empower… Continue reading Omaze – Innovative Nonprofit Fundraising Service