Confluence | Aug 14, 2019 | 0
Reading Time: 1 minute Coral reefs are on steep decline all over the world, but care and dedication in Jamaica have helped bring them back from the brink. One effort: growing tiny pieces of coral by hanging them on undersea clotheslines.Read More
Reading Time: 4 minutes “Experiencing rape at first sexual encounter is an extreme loss of autonomy over one’s sexuality,” Hawks said. She said it’s not surprising that it might lead to later mental and physical health problems, given other studies on lasting effects of trauma.Read More
Newsweek: ICE FAILS TO PROPERLY REDACT DOCUMENT, REVEALS LOCATION OF FUTURE ‘URBAN WARFARE’ TRAINING FACILITY
Reading Time: 4 minutes The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency has accidentally revealed the whereabouts of a future “urban warfare” training facility that is expected to include “hyper-realistic” simulations of homes, hotels and commercial buildings in Chicago and Arizona.
On Tuesday, ICE published an acquisition form for the procurement of “hyper-realistic training devices” for a new training facility for its expanding Special Response Team (SRT) program on the Federal Business Opportunities website.Read More
Reading Time: 1 minute Jeanne Socrates Sets Record for Oldest Person to Complete A Solo Sail Around the WorldRead More
Reading Time: 1 minute Heather Booth founded an underground abortion network in her dorm room before Roe v. Wade in 1965 — here’s how her org helped thousands of women and inspired later generations to fight for reproductive rightsRead More
Reading Time: 3 minutes This week, President Trump crossed another threshold. Not only did he insult a leader in the fight for racial justice and equality for all persons; not only did he savage the nations from which immigrants to this country have come; but now he has condemned the residents of an entire American city. Where will he go from here?
Make no mistake about it, words matter. And, Mr. Trump’s words are dangerous.Read More
Reading Time: 1 minute This entrepreneur is helping women leaders break through the cannabis industry’s ‘grass ceiling,’ raising the bar for industry safety standards, and raking in the green along the way.Read More