Out of the Office: Monkeying Around With AZA’s CEO Dan Ashe

Lions and tigers and bears… The Association of Zoos and Aquariums has 233 aquariums, zoos, and science centers, each one working to protect thousands of animals by advancing their welfare, as well as conservation of wildlife, and public engagement. As AZA’s president and CEO, Dan Ashe is in charge of promoting that mission. Ashe has […]

The NYPD Formally Apologizes for the 1969 Stonewall Raid: RaceAhead

Here’s your week in review, in haiku.   1. Baby Trump doo doo doo doo doo doo, baby Trumps doo doo doo doo doo   2. #KuToo’s a no go, Straight Pride’s a no show, Biden does a do-si-do   3. U.S. and Russia on a collision course. It’s fine. It’s all just fine.   […]

Obama Made Tough Decisions Using “Facts and Reason and Logic”

Former President Barack Obama is familiar with difficult decisions, such as giving the order for the Osama Bin Laden raid and handling the banking crisis. Speaking at the 2019 Qualtrics X4 Experience Management Summit in Salt Lake City on Wednesday, the 44th president described how he grappled with such challenges. As U.S. commander in chief, […]

Barack Obama on Social Media: I Don’t Read the Comments

Former President Barack Obama stopped by the Qualtrics X4 Experience Management Summit in Salt Lake City on Wednesday, where he spoke for an hour about a variety of topics, including his concern about how social media is shaping kids. “I am worried about what it is doing to our children, in making them so absorbed […]

Elizabeth Warren Says She Won’t Hold Big Money Fundraisers or Wealthy Donor Dinners

Elizabeth Warren told supporters on Monday that she won’t hold fundraising events that bring in large amounts of campaign contributions. She has heavily criticized the influence of corporations and wealthy individuals on government. Fundraising events with high ticket prices are a traditional way to raise the campaign contributions that have become increasingly necessary in presidential […]