Since President Trump’s inauguration one year ago next month, thousands of first-time millennial candidates have pledged to run in local elections nationwide. Organizations and PACs that train aspiring politicians have sprung up to meet the demand, including Emerge America, Run for Something, Not Too Young to Run and Amplify.
I. This is ‘Trump Talks.’ Opening remarks from Ivanka Trump ushered in thundering applause last November as her father, Donald Trump, took the podium before tens of thousands to accept his nomination for the 45th President of the United States. Fast-forward 42 weeks: the Trump administration is almost a year old now. What’s shifted in the Trump base since Inauguration Day?
The October 2017 #MeToo campaign emerged days after reports this month in the New York Times and the New Yorker outing then film studio executive Harvey Weinstein for his baseness with women in Hollywood. Since then, Weinstein was unseated as head of the Weinstein Company, a film studio he started in 2005. He was also removed from the Academy and banned for life from the Producers Guild of America.
On the heels of Hurricane Harvey, an Arkema chemical plant outside of Houston, Texas flooded, lost power, then exploded. Workers scrambled overnight to find a way to refrigerate their product, which is flammable at room temperature.
Hurricane Maria battered the small island nation of Dominica early Tuesday morning. Dominican Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit said in a Facebook post that the damage he has seen and heard is “mind-boggling” and “merciless.” His own home’s roof was swept away by the storm late last night.
Eighty dead, millions of trees, structures and phone lines leveled and Florida’s worst power outage in history — Hurricane Irma was one of the strongest storms recorded over the Atlantic Ocean, displacing thousands of communities in the Caribbean island belt and coastal Florida while also slamming hazardous sites in the region. In the path of Irma