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Governor Sarah Palin Launches Online Video Channel

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Governor Sarah Palin Launches Online Video Channel

TAPP co-founders Jeff Gaspin, former chairman of NBC Universal Television, and Jon Klein, former president of CNN/U.S., announce the official launch of the Sarah Palin Channel. It is a subscription-based online network offering supporters of the candidate for Vice President of the United States and former Alaska Governor access to and interaction with Governor Palin. [...]

Education Activist Malala Yousafzai Visits Africa

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Education Activist Malala Yousafzai Visits Africa

On her first trip to Africa, education activist and Malala Fund co-founder Malala Yousafzai said she was inspired by the dreams and determination of the schoolgirls she met while learning about the many challenges they have overcome to obtain education. The 16-year-old spent several days speaking with girls from rural Kenyan communities about their passionate [...]

Hillary Clinton’s Hard Choices

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Hillary Clinton’s Hard Choices

Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton attended an event organized by Books & Co., a Books-A-Million company (NASDAQ:BAMM), at its store in Dayton, Ohio, to sign copies of her new book, ‘Hard Choices.’ The first 1,000 people who attended the event were given the opportunity to meet Hillary Clinton, and take home a signed [...]

President Bill Clinton to Receive PGA Award

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President Bill Clinton to Receive PGA Award

The PGA of America has announced that it is awarding President Bill Clinton, Founder of the Clinton Foundation and 42nd president of the United States, its 2014 PGA Distinguished Service Award recipient for his lifetime love of golf and his commitment to health and wellness. Begun in 1988, the PGA Distinguished Service Award honors outstanding [...]

Venezuelan Opposition Leader to Receive Democracy Award

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Venezuelan Opposition Leader to Receive Democracy Award

The International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) will honor Venezuelan opposition leader and Congresswoman Maria Corina Machado with its 2014 Charles T. Manatt Democracy Award. Machado has been the target of numerous accusations by the Venezuelan government and death threats since calling on citizens to publicly demonstrate against President Nicolas Maduro. Upon traveling to Washington, [...]

Meet the Uneducated Education Minister of India

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Meet the Uneducated Education Minister of India

The decision of the government to appoint an incapable education minister will certainly send a wrong message among the Indian masses. By Rakesh Raman The chattering classes in India went into a sudden state of shock and disbelief last week when they heard that an uneducated female – Smriti Irani – has managed to become [...]

My Urgent Message for Prime Minister Narendra Modi

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My Urgent Message for Prime Minister Narendra Modi

To Mr. Narendra Modi Prime Minister of India New Delhi From: Rakesh Raman Dear Mr. Modi, I am an ordinary man of your country. I have come to know from unreliable sources that you are a man with a great vision. You can provide the right governance to all citizens of India. You can achieve [...]

Narendra Modi Is the New Prime Minister of India

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Narendra Modi Is the New Prime Minister of India

Narendra Modi has been sworn in as the 15th Prime Minster (PM) of India in an official ceremony held in the country’s capital New Delhi today, May 26. Modi, who has been the Chief Minister of India’s Gujarat state, led his Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to victory in the recently concluded Lok Sabha elections. In [...]

President Obama Makes a Surprise Trip in Afghanistan

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President Obama Makes a Surprise Trip in Afghanistan

President Barack Obama participated in a rally for American troops at Bagram Airfield in Bagram, Afghanistan on Sunday, May 25. According to a White House statement, President Obama visited Afghanistan to thank the American troops and civilians stationed there for their service. Following an opening performance by Brad Paisley, the President addressed about 3,000 troops [...]

Stripping Putin Impersonator Accepts Webby Award for LGBTQ Rights

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Stripping Putin Impersonator Accepts Webby Award for LGBTQ Rights

Leading advertising agency M&C Saatchi NY hired a Vladimir Putin impersonator to strip down to rainbow skivvies and accept the People’s Voice Award for Social Urban & City Innovation for #VirtualPride at the 18th Annual Webby Awards. It was announced Tuesday, May 20. The Putin impersonator entered the stage in a tear-away suit, revealing a [...]

President Obama Encourages STEM Movement in the U.S.

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President Obama Encourages STEM Movement in the U.S.

President Barack Obama, in a pre-recorded video message for 100Kin10′s third annual Summit, applauded 100Kin10, its partner organizations, and their collective commitment to “train and recruit more than 40,000 STEM teachers by 2016 and to encourage educators to stay in the classroom longer.” 100Kin10 is a multi-sector network addressing the national imperative to train 100,000 [...]

President Clinton: Shinola Is a Great Example of Creating Jobs

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President Clinton: Shinola Is a Great Example of Creating Jobs

President Bill Clinton, Founder of the Clinton Foundation, visited Shinola’s Midtown Detroit factory Saturday. During the visit, President Clinton met Shinola’s watchmakers and craftspeople and toured the factory and newly built leather facility. Shinola is claimed to be the first company in decades to produce watches at scale in America. It is also known for [...]

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