Midterms Reminded Us How Race Affects Your Voting Experience

It’s a week after the midterm elections and we still don’t know the full extent of the blue wave. Here’s what we do know.  Even though vote suppression was at its ugliest, Americans navigated the obstacles in record numbers to renounce Donald Trump’s version of nationalism.  We were reminded that race continues to affect our voting experience, especially in Republican controlled states. read more

Calls mount to stop orphanages exploiting poor children to lure money, tourists

Panellists (L-R) Kate Van Doore, an international child rights lawyer; Sophie Otiende, a trafficking survivor and programme consultant for HAART Kenya; Andrea Powel, founding president of Karana Rising; Snezana Vuckovic, survivor leader and human rights advocate and Joseph Mwuara, orphanage trafficking survivor and community advocate; speak at a panel on ‘Orphanage as Trafficking Hubs’ at Trust Conference on November 14, 2018. Thomson Reuters Foundation / Daniel Leal-Olivas read more

Trump Is Trying To Raise Money Off Of The CNN Lawsuit

Trump is trying to exploit the CNN lawsuit by sending out fundraising emailing asking his supporters to send his re-election campaign money.

Politico reported:

CNN is SUING President Trump, Sarah Huckabee Sanders, a Secret Service agent, and other White House officials…” the fundraising email states. “…All because they REVOKED Jim Acosta’s press badge after his continuous grandstanding and inappropriate refusal to yield to other reporters.” read more