Palestine tradition – The Right Road To Peace http://therightroadtopeace.com/ Fri, 26 Nov 2021 23:09:44 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.8 https://therightroadtopeace.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/icon-2.png Palestine tradition – The Right Road To Peace http://therightroadtopeace.com/ 32 32 “A thousand fires”: IDFA review | Comments https://therightroadtopeace.com/a-thousand-fires-idfa-review-comments/ Thu, 25 Nov 2021 16:41:03 +0000 https://therightroadtopeace.com/a-thousand-fires-idfa-review-comments/ Director / scr: Saeed Taji Farouky. France / Switzerland / Netherlands / Palestine 2021. 91 minutes A glimpse of a corner of the global oil industry that is a universe away from Dallas, Giant and There will be blood, Palestinian-British documentary filmmaker Saeed Taji Farouky A thousand lights focuses on a one-minute, hardscrabble handcrafted operation […]]]>

Director / scr: Saeed Taji Farouky. France / Switzerland / Netherlands / Palestine 2021. 91 minutes

A glimpse of a corner of the global oil industry that is a universe away from Dallas, Giant and There will be blood, Palestinian-British documentary filmmaker Saeed Taji Farouky A thousand lights focuses on a one-minute, hardscrabble handcrafted operation in rural Myanmar. Empathetic work of on-the-fly observation heightened by adventurous touches of directorial talent, it won an award in its premiere at Critics’ Week in Locarno and fell internationally in the main competition at IDFA. A solid choice for festivals, channels and non-fiction-focused services, it confirms London globetrotter Farouky as a distinctive voice in semi-journalistic reporting.

It is a discreet and silent film, but of an incredibly vivid sensory impact

Farouky’s first solo feature film, on the theme of sport and on Western Sahara The runner (2013) had less of an impact than its co-directing release with Michael McEvoy two years later. An impressive number of awards and nominations for Tell the spring not to come this year (2015) – leaning behind the headlines of the ongoing conflicts in Afghanistan – included the Amnesty International award at the Berlinale. Given the purely political orientation of this image, it is perhaps surprising that the social and governmental upheavals in Myanmar play so little role in A thousand lights.

Again, such developments – mostly confined to urban areas – clearly do little to affect the daily lives of middle-aged couple Htwe Tin and Thein Shwe, former farmers who have switched to oil drilling by drilled oil. hand in a secluded and remote corner of the countryside. where such operations are obviously common (hence the title). Although it is not really back-breaking work, the work is long and the output often quite low; the couple dreams of a very different life for their teenage son Zin Ko Aung. His prowess as a footballer offers a potential escape from his parents’ filthy world; they regularly consult with fortune tellers to find out what the future might bring and how it might perhaps be swayed in a positive direction.

Working as his own cinematographer and in tandem with seasoned digital colourist Erik Demeris, Farouky – with his keen and sophisticated eye for composition and revealing detail – conjures up a lush world of verdant foliage amidst dust and dust. mud of a myriad of brownish shades. It is a discreet and silent film, but of an incredibly vivid sensory impact. Occasional quirky interludes (including semi-abstract, close-up studies of swirling oil slick surfaces and the close inspection of a shimmering snakeskin in deep chiaroscuro) function as punctuated notes of grace.

Another key contributor is the extremely experienced French editor Catherine Rascon, whose work with Chinese master Wang Bing ranges from the 54-minute miniature Coal money (2009) to the gargantuan 8 hours Dead souls (2018). Here, she captures the languid rural rhythms of Htwe and Thein’s daily routine, interpolating glimpses of gloomy fortune-telling sessions and Zin’s nascent athletic career as an effective counterpoint – even if the boy’s story seems to be better. suitable for a stand-alone version. processing.

In welcome contrast to the overabundance of current documentary filmmakers who lean toward over-notation, Farouky deploys Fatima Dunn’s music with enough restraint and intelligence that it becomes an embellishment rather than a distraction. And, in a final crucial touch of inspiration, he ends A thousand lights hauntingly with the seven-minute anthem of Azerbaijani singer Alim Qasimov “A Trace of Grace”. Qasimov, a legend in the mugham semi-improvised but somewhat underrated folk music tradition beyond its region, can be found on other soundtracks and concerts due to its exposure here.

Production companies: Les films du Balibari, Akka Films, BIND

International sales: Square Eyes, info@squareeyesfilm.com

Producers: Estelle Robin You, Palmyre Badinier, Joram Willink

Editing: Catherine Rascon

Photography: Saeed Taji Farouky

Music: Fatima Dunn


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Offshore tournaments return to college basketball amid COVID-19 | Sports https://therightroadtopeace.com/offshore-tournaments-return-to-college-basketball-amid-covid-19-sports/ Wed, 24 Nov 2021 01:39:22 +0000 https://therightroadtopeace.com/offshore-tournaments-return-to-college-basketball-amid-covid-19-sports/ PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas (AP) – Kimani Lawrence and her Arizona State teammates were eager to take it all in when they arrived for a men’s college basketball tournament which was among the countless things disrupted amid the pandemic COVID-19 in the past 18 months. Just being here is big business, both for the eight teams […]]]>

PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas (AP) – Kimani Lawrence and her Arizona State teammates were eager to take it all in when they arrived for a men’s college basketball tournament which was among the countless things disrupted amid the pandemic COVID-19 in the past 18 months.

Just being here is big business, both for the eight teams at this week’s prestigious Battle 4 Atlantis and for a sport that has made a tradition of playing early season games off the coast of the United States. .

This is a milestone with the return of many events in this Caribbean nation of around 700 islands to the Cancun Challenge in Mexico and the Paradise Jam in the US Virgin Islands.

“A year ago I didn’t think we could ever get back here as quickly as we did,” said Lawrence, whose team has had to deal with multiple breaks and cancellations due to the pandemic. .

Now Atlantis players are hitting the waterslides, relaxing by the resort’s many pools, and heading to restaurants a year after players were largely locked in hotel rooms – separated from each other. others during meals, even – on trips to the United States and during the NCAA Tournaments Bubbles in Indiana and Texas.

“Last year a ton of kids were transferred because they were isolated and depressed,” Auburn coach Bruce Pearl told The Associated Press on Tuesday. “And they were just students, wanting to go to class, wanting to interact socially, wanting to be able to travel and play in front of fans.

“So we survived it. And now, hopefully this year we’re in a much more normal situation and the student-athletes will benefit the most. “

The Battle 4 Atlantis begins Wednesday with Baylor, sixth and defending national champion, the Pearl Tigers, 19th and No.22 from Connecticut. It’s coming back from a hiatus in 2020 for its 10th edition and begins two days after the first female Battle 4 Atlantis got its 1 v 2 title clash between South Carolina and UConn.

There are also events at the nearby resort town of Baha Mar in Nassau, with headlining women’s matches featuring Maryland’s No.2, Indiana No.4, Indiana No.5. the State of North Carolina and No. 7 from Stanford. And Arizona’s No.9 starts playing on Thanksgiving Day in the Women’s Paradise Jam.

“It’s an incredible team-building experience,” Bears coach Scott Drew told the AP. “There’s something to say when you leave the United States and then you’re in the Bahamas or wherever… you get closer, you spend more time together. But obviously you are going through things that you don’t normally experience.

However, things have not completely returned to normal. The Maui Invitational in Hawaii offers an encore; this tradition-rich tournament is taking place in Las Vegas this week after taking place in Asheville, North Carolina last year due to lingering issues related to COVID-19.

Walker Kessler was a freshman at UNC last year when the Tar Heels trip to Maui ended up being a stage trip to the mountains. Now he’s here in the Bahamas as a transfer with Auburn.

“Going on that trip was so much fun – being able to fly, go with your teammates and stay at the hotel, and just be in a place like this and a tournament like this,” Kessler said, adding: “We are super, super excited for some normalcy for sure.

Visitors entering the Bahamas had to produce negative COVID-19 tests, and teams wear masks inside the Atlantis complex. Lea Miller-Tooley, founder and director of Atlantis tournaments, said she stays in direct contact with all 16 head coaches from both tournaments about security protocols to restart one event and start another.

It also included the involvement of Atlantis President and CEO Audrey Oswell, saying there was “some confidence involved”, although she admitted to feeling anxious.

Now? Miller-Tooley said people were “happy to get their passports stamped.”

“There’s a risk in everything, but the reward so far outweighs the risk,” Miller-Tooley said. “We felt and still do, with the men’s teams arriving this week, we are very confident about the protocols in place and everything we have done to ensure safety and planning.”

The completion of the women’s tournament offered the first glimpses of normalcy, to some extent.

Oklahoma team swam with dolphins. Oregon’s No.15 players took a few rays at one of the resort’s many pools. The teams gathered in the lobby of their tower hotel to walk to the Imperial Arena, passing masked resort guests on the store-lined road to practices and games.

Gamecocks coach Dawn Staley, whose top-ranked team won the title, was on the march his dog Champ around the marina and shyly admitted to shopping. Huskies coach Geno Auriemma said he would not hesitate to “take advantage of all their hospitality” because of his vaccinated status. And there was a buzz in the arena for the Gamecocks-Huskies title.

The hope is that this is only the start of the pandemic’s return.

“There’s no reason to come to the Bahamas if you’re not going to enjoy the Bahamas,” Ducks forward Sedona Prince told the AP. “So we were able to actually do things and go out and kind of be a team, and take pictures and videos and memories. … They hosted the tournament here for the enjoyment of the players, family and coaches. So yes, we did.


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UTSA No.15 Aims For C-USA West’s First Title Against UAB | Sports https://therightroadtopeace.com/utsa-no-15-aims-for-c-usa-wests-first-title-against-uab-sports/ Thu, 18 Nov 2021 20:03:44 +0000 https://therightroadtopeace.com/utsa-no-15-aims-for-c-usa-wests-first-title-against-uab-sports/ SAN ANTONIO (AP) – UTSA coach Jeff Traylor has admitted the pressure of being undefeated and an overwhelming favorite took a toll on the Roadrunners in a narrow victory last week over Southern Miss. Now the pressure is really mounting. UTSA welcomes reigning US Conference champion UAB to the Alamodome on Saturday. The Roadrunners’ dream […]]]>

SAN ANTONIO (AP) – UTSA coach Jeff Traylor has admitted the pressure of being undefeated and an overwhelming favorite took a toll on the Roadrunners in a narrow victory last week over Southern Miss.

Now the pressure is really mounting.

UTSA welcomes reigning US Conference champion UAB to the Alamodome on Saturday. The Roadrunners’ dream season and the league’s West Division title are on the line. The UTSA No.15 (10-0, 6-0 C-USA) is aiming for his first conference title but is tilted four times in a row against the Blazers (7-3, 5-1).

“To be a champion you have to beat the champions and the champions will come here on Saturday,” Traylor said. “Winning first is always the hardest part. “

UAB has won three consecutive C-USA West titles and two of the previous three conference championships.

In their 10th season, the Roadrunners have already set program records for total points and wins and are eligible for the second consecutive season. UTSA, Georgia and Cincinnati are the only unbeaten FBS teams.

The only thing the Roadrunners haven’t done is win a conference or division title, but momentum has built up for this game.

“They have had an incredible season,” said Blazers coach Bill Clark. “Coach Traylor did an incredible job. We have seen this thing build.

UTSA’s only victory over UAB came in 2013, the Roadrunners’ second season and their first in C-USA. The Blazers have since won four in a row averaging 20.3 points, including a 52-3 win in 2018.

“I would rather have that kind of pressure than not have any pressure at all,” said Roadrunners wide receiver Zakhari Franklin. “It was a moment in my life that I will not forget, forever.”

To do this, UTSA will have to provide a better effort than on November 13 against Southern Miss. The Roadrunners trailed 17-10 in the third quarter and had to rally to escape with a 27-17 win over the Golden Eagles (1-9, 0-6).

“I think our children feel the burden and the weight of this city and know that they have a responsibility to have this program overturned and that it should not be on men between the ages of 18 and 23,” Traylor said. “These kids should be having a blast.”

Traylor said UTSA could simplify their game plan and play against UAB faster to ease the pressure.

The Roadrunners will build on an offense that has scored 386 points this season, eclipsing the school’s record of 379 points in 13 games in 2016. UTSA quarterback Frank Harris had 2,306 yards and 20 touchdowns and junior Sincere McCormick rushed for 1,150 yards and 11 TD.

“Offensively they’re very dynamic,” said Clark. “They have the great running back. I have a quarterback who can do anything, he can run, he can throw. Big front, big tight ends, big receivers, they are explosive.

The Roadrunners are averaging 446.1 yards per game, but the Blazers limit their opponents to 321.3.

“They’re very physical, they’re big, they’re in the top 25 statistically in defensive end in every category,” said Traylor. “It’s going to be a real whale of a ball game on Saturday.”

DO NOT EAT CHEESE

UTSA was selected to finish second behind UAB in the West in a preseason poll of members of the media. For UTSA, the increased expectations were also a warning not to “eat the cheese” and fall into a trap.

Traylor first warned the Roadrunners against complacency and adhering to any hype after their 51-48 victory over rival Texas State on September 12, 2020.

“It was a different kind of questioning back then,” Traylor said. “After we turned the state of Texas upside down, we went out and bought rat traps for everyone. Nobody fell for the trap.

The Roadrunners have embraced the “Don’t Eat Cheese” mantra as they enter this season. Images of blocks of cheese, mice eating cheese, and rat traps are plentiful in the UTSA training center.

CLOSED FOR THE GAME

UTSA senior tight end Leroy Watson has become one of the most popular players in the history of the program. He’s funny, selfless – and he knows how to cook: Watson’s wings and Alfredo Cajun chicken dishes have become firm favorites with UTSA players and coaching staff.

“(His teammates) decided to come and steal some food one day,” Watson said with a laugh. “They told me I should probably try to sell. I decided, why not.

Watson formed an LLC and opened “Leroy’s Kitchen”. His business is on hiatus this season as the Roadrunners try to win their first C-USA title.

“They got mad at me,” Watson said. “I haven’t been able to (cook) since we made so much, but I’ll probably start doing it next month.”

MATCHUPS

The UAB’s only loss to C-USA was to Rice, 30-24, in the Blazers’ return game on October 23. UTSA defeated Rice 45-0 at the Alamodome in their seventh game of the season.

THE MAN OF THE PEOPLE

Traylor handed out treats to UTSA students this week, as was his tradition before home games. Traylor handed out slices of pie this week after handing out cookies, tacos and pizza in the past.

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Emergence announces its first female partner – TechCrunch https://therightroadtopeace.com/emergence-announces-its-first-female-partner-techcrunch/ Wed, 10 Nov 2021 15:08:41 +0000 https://therightroadtopeace.com/emergence-announces-its-first-female-partner-techcrunch/ Emergence, a venture capital firm known for its corporate bets in Salesforce and Zoom, today announced that it has promoted Carlotta “Lotti” Siniscalco from principal to partner. The appointment marks Emergence’s first female partner in 18 years of existence and comes months after the closure of two funds totaling $ 1 billion. Siniscalco’s new job […]]]>

Emergence, a venture capital firm known for its corporate bets in Salesforce and Zoom, today announced that it has promoted Carlotta “Lotti” Siniscalco from principal to partner. The appointment marks Emergence’s first female partner in 18 years of existence and comes months after the closure of two funds totaling $ 1 billion.

Siniscalco’s new job title is unprecedented. Emergence has historically struggled with the diversity of its partnership: the five partners within the new Emergence funds are men. Emergence does not hire at partner level and prefers to build investors over time, a policy that appears to have delayed some of its diversity efforts. Kevin Spain, Emergence Capital GP, hinted at Forbes in May that Lotti will join the ranks of the partners “in the next few years”. Months later, it appears that timeline has been sped up. Along with Siniscalco’s move, the firm promoted Yazan “Yaz” El-Baba, a Palestinian-American, to the rank of senior partner.

The change is also reflected in the data. Recent data from PitchBook indicates that women-founded businesses raised $ 40.4 billion in 2,661 transactions in the first three quarters of 2021, nearly doubling the total to $ 23.7 billion in 2019 and over 10 times the total of $ 3.6 billion in 2011. Growth is in part due to an increase in diversity within partnerships. Last year, Terri Burns became GV’s youngest partner and the first black woman to take on the role. This year, the Female Founders Fund closed its third fund with $ 57 million; Forerunner, led by Kirsten Green, closed a growing fund; and Variant, with the arrival of Li Jin as a general partner, closed a $ 110 million fund.

Siniscalco, who was born and raised in Milan, moved to the United States at the age of 17. She plunged into competitive undergraduate life at the University of Pennsylvania and quickly realized what she lacked in Italy, as “a country that thrives on tradition more than innovation.”

“I’ve always been motivated by what the future looks like more than our history,” said Siniscalco. At the start of her studies, she was introduced to the corporate world and cold sent between 50 and 60 people on a list of Italians in VC. Only two companies responded, and at the age of 19 she joined a small, local venture capital fund that allowed her to cut her teeth in support and founding services at an early stage.

“Lotti” Siniscalco, Emergence’s new partner. Image credits: Emergence

After a stint in the business, she spent time in investment banking, private equity and business operations at a fast growing startup before turning to the business with Ribbit Capital and Kauffman. Fellows. In 2018, when she joined Emergence as a senior partner in charge of due diligence, she quickly became a senior sourcing manager, and now, a year later, she is a partner. She stressed that she is “actually a partner” when it comes to her decision-making power within the company, reflecting on how some companies have launched the title without much meaning.

“If I want to bring a business to my partnership, the decision is up to me,” she said. “I no longer need the sponsorship of a general partner.

Alongside the SaaS company, Siniscalco focuses on fintech, a sector that hybridizes its interest in the future and its respect for tradition. “What is very true for me is the idea of ​​improving and changing something that seems old to me in order to create a better experience for everyone involved,” she said. The investor explained how at 23, when she was a financial analyst at Goldman Sachs, she kept getting denied credit cards (even though she had a very stable income). The difficulty of getting a card as a non-U.S. Citizen seeded in her mind the importance of rebuilding systems for people like her.

“And that was before the first wave of businesses that were really disrupting traditional banks,” she said.

One of Siniscalco’s first investments was Talent Hack, which this week announced its $ 17 million Series A. While this is the first woman-led deal that Emergence has made public, the increase has been a game-changer for another reason: Led by Alexandra Bonetti, Talent Hack is the first startup led by a Latin woman in the Emergence portfolio.


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Davis ready for his coaching debut with No. 19 North Carolina | Sports https://therightroadtopeace.com/davis-ready-for-his-coaching-debut-with-no-19-north-carolina-sports/ Mon, 08 Nov 2021 22:26:11 +0000 https://therightroadtopeace.com/davis-ready-for-his-coaching-debut-with-no-19-north-carolina-sports/ Hubert Davis seems comfortable. He will coach his first regular-season game on Tuesday against the 19th-ranked North Carolina. This is where he played under Dean Smith before enjoying a long career in the NBA and later returning to join the staff of another Tar Heels Hall of Fame coach at Roy Williams. Stepping into Tuesday […]]]>

Hubert Davis seems comfortable.

He will coach his first regular-season game on Tuesday against the 19th-ranked North Carolina. This is where he played under Dean Smith before enjoying a long career in the NBA and later returning to join the staff of another Tar Heels Hall of Fame coach at Roy Williams.

Stepping into Tuesday night’s game against Loyola Maryland, Davis, 51, points to his deep connection to the program as the reason he feels so comfortable.

“From that point of view of having the spotlight on you, yeah, I haven’t been there as a head coach,” Davis said Monday. “But I’ve been there before. So it’s no different for me. I’m going to walk there the same way – emotions and feelings will be the same – as I walked through that tunnel the other 2,000 times that I went through the tunnel.

The North Carolina transition is one of the most prominent coaching changes coming into college basketball opening night on Tuesday, from april retreat from a 903-game winner with three national championships at Williams to the importance of the tradition-rich program turning to his first-ever black head coach at Davis.

The night also marks notable debuts in several other high-profile programs, including the former Hoosiers star and NBA coach. Mike Woodson takes over in Indiana (vs. Eastern Michigan), former Texas Tech coach Chris Beard tops No.5 in Texas (vs. Houston Baptist), Loyola Chicago’s Porter Moser takes over in Oklahoma (v Northwestern State) and assistant Gonzaga Tommy Lloyd replaces Sean Miller in Arizona (against northern Arizona).

It also kicks off Hall of Famer Mike Krzyzewski’s farewell season for ninth-seeded Duke, who faces 10th-ranked Kentucky in the Champions Classic at Madison Square Garden in New York City. Krzyzewski will retire after the season and hand over to associate head coach and former Blue Devils player Jon Scheyer.

For the Tar Heels, the 1970s grand program nephew Walter Davis is a bridge to the Smith era. Yet he’s also linked to recent successes since joining Williams’ coaching staff in 2012 after working as an ESPN basketball analyst, including reaching the domestic championship game in 2016 and then returning for. win the title the following year.

“That says a lot about the program,” great man Armando Bacot said of Davis’ ties to UNC. “You see a lot of other programs going and getting guys from other schools, other leagues and stuff like that. But just being able to keep it in the family says a lot.”

Davis built on that tradition by hiring a squad filled with former UNC players, including bringing in former East Carolina and Auburn head coach Jeff Lebo while promoting a Final Four MVP to Sean May as an assistant alongside Brad Frederick, the rest of Williams.

Davis wants to keep certain traditions such as remaining one of the best rebounding teams in the country, while making adjustments such as improving floor spacing with the big men shooting on the outside.

That was clear in the way the Tar Heels overhauled their frontcourt by bringing in 6-foot-9 transfer Brady Manek from Oklahoma and 6-11 transfer Dawson Garcia from Marquette. In Friday’s exhibition victory over Elizabeth City State, both scored 4 of 9 3 points.

Davis also encouraged Bacot to shoot 3 after a working offseason to expand his lineup. The junior 6-10 made his only 3 in the show after trying one in his first two college seasons.

After the show, Garcia described Davis, whose varsity head coach experience is limited to the Tar Heels junior varsity team, as “super committed… like he’s almost competing with us.”

Davis seems to see it that way too.

“I’ve played basketball my whole life,” Davis said. “I’ve been there. So I know basketball. I know Caroline’s basketball. … I have had a lot of experiences, both on the pitch and on the bench, which I can draw on to help me make decisions during a game.


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Firekeepers CEO named one of Michigan’s Most Powerful Women https://therightroadtopeace.com/firekeepers-ceo-named-one-of-michigans-most-powerful-women/ Thu, 04 Nov 2021 18:12:39 +0000 https://therightroadtopeace.com/firekeepers-ceo-named-one-of-michigans-most-powerful-women/ The CEO of Firekeepers Casino Hotel has been named one of Michigan’s 100 Most Powerful Women for 2021. FireKeepers Casino Hotel’s has announced that its CEO, Kathy George, has been selected as one of Michigan’s Most Powerful Women for 2021. Kathy was named on Crain’s Detroit Business’s 100 most influential women of 2021. The announcement […]]]>

The CEO of Firekeepers Casino Hotel has been named one of Michigan’s 100 Most Powerful Women for 2021.

FireKeepers Casino Hotel’s has announced that its CEO, Kathy George, has been selected as one of Michigan’s Most Powerful Women for 2021. Kathy was named on Crain’s Detroit Business’s 100 most influential women of 2021.

The announcement was made earlier this week and soon followed by a public post of congratulations from the Firekeepers Casino Hotel. Every five years, Crain’s Detroit Business has honored 100 women in business, public policy, nonprofit organizations and higher education, whose work has had a significant impact on the state and the region.

Kathy has been instrumental in building FireKeepers’ outstanding reputation, and we are confident that her successes ensure that FireKeepers remains the casino, hotel, and employer of choice not only in our region, but across the country. “, said Jamie Stuck, President of the Nottawaseppi Huron of the Potawatomi Tribal Council (NHBP). “His dedication to FireKeepers and the NHBP makes the future bright for the next seven generations.

Nominations come from a variety of sources, including readers, journalists and editors; an assessment of reporting involving businesses and initiatives led by women; and suggestions from past laureates themselves. Candidates are selected by top newsroom leaders based on the importance of their contributions and specific examples / stories of real influence and impact.

Firefighters say Kathy’s commitment to service doesn’t stop at the casino and hotel, she is also very active in the community. She has served on numerous boards of directors and plays an important role in fundraising for SAFE Place, a domestic violence shelter in the region. This in addition to being the Tournament Director for the FireKeepers Casino Hotel Championship, a stop on the Symetra Tour – Road to The LPGA.

It is an honor to be named an influential woman, united with many women whom I respect and admire ”, Kathy George said. “This appointment reflects the dedication of the FireKeepers team to doing a little more, to being a little better, every day.

George holds a Bachelor of Science in Hospitality Administration from Cornell University School of Hotel Administration, where she was also the Dean’s Distinguished Lecturer in 2008. She was awarded the 40 Under 40 award from Business First in 2008.

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Candidates for election today + Doctor of Columbia Protocol https://therightroadtopeace.com/candidates-for-election-today-doctor-of-columbia-protocol/ Tue, 02 Nov 2021 11:46:21 +0000 https://therightroadtopeace.com/candidates-for-election-today-doctor-of-columbia-protocol/ ?? Drama in Dubai: well done green light the production of “The Real Housewives of Dubai”, which will air next year. ?? Property hunter: Oracle founder Larry Ellison purchased a $ 345 million, 422 room resort in Lake Tahoe. ↘️ Scandal: Barclays CEO Jes Staley take a step under pressure from regulators over his relationship […]]]>

?? Drama in Dubai: well done green light the production of “The Real Housewives of Dubai”, which will air next year.

?? Property hunter: Oracle founder Larry Ellison purchased a $ 345 million, 422 room resort in Lake Tahoe.

↘ Scandal: Barclays CEO Jes Staley take a step under pressure from regulators over his relationship with sex offender and financier Jeffrey Epstein.

👨🏻‍⚖️ Legal decision: Californian judge ruled against several major counties that have accused four drugmakers, including Israel’s Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., of fueling the opioid epidemic in the United States.

⚖ Trial: A Houston-based engineering company continues State of Texas, claiming its 2017 anti-BDS law violates the First Amendment.

?? Look inside: A legal battle over the multi-million dollar fortune created by the co-founders of online dating app Tinder, Sean Rad and Justin Mateen threatens To expose the inner workers of Barry Diller’s sprawling media empire.

?? Watch out for the gap: Supervisor of Israel’s Banks sent an amendment that would oblige lending institutions to set higher targets for the representation of women on boards of directors and ask banks to set deadlines to achieve their targets.

🙇🏽‍♂️ Apologies from the Archbishop: The Archbishop of Canterbury apologized for comments made to the BBC ahead of COP26 that the impact of climate change would be worse than the Holocaust.

?? Flight path: Israel relaxed its travel restrictions yesterday, allowing entry to visitors who have received a dose of the vaccine in the past six months and to tour groups who test themselves for COVID-19 every 72 hours.

?? No access: Israeli Energy Minister Karine Elharrar, who has wheelchair and muscular dystrophy, was incapable to access the first day of the COP26 events due to the lack of accessibility of the place. The entrance was arranged for her today.

?? Climate commitment: Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett promised mobilizing Israeli “innovation and ingenuity” to tackle climate change in a speech at the Glasgow Climate Change Summit on Monday.

?? Breaking down barriers: A new language exchange project in Jerusalem – inspired by the concept of speed-dating – look for connecting Hebrew and Arabic speaking Israelis and Palestinians.

↗ Transition: The New York Times‘s Emma Goldberg, who has covered a variety of topics for the journal, had been named the Timesthe future of the working journalist.

🕯 Remember : Neuropsychologist Muriel Lezak, whose work has focused on the effect of brain damage, deceased at 94. Israel “Izzy” Arbeiter, a Holocaust survivor who testified in the Nuremberg trials and played a key role in the creation of the New England Holocaust Memorial, deceased at 96. Dr. Aaron T. Beck, whose psychotherapy brand has become the centerpiece of a scientific transformation in the treatment of depression, anxiety and many related mental disorders, deceased 100.



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From Our Minds: How Richie Hawtin’s New Party Channels the Positive Power of Dance Music – Features https://therightroadtopeace.com/from-our-minds-how-richie-hawtins-new-party-channels-the-positive-power-of-dance-music-features/ Mon, 01 Nov 2021 16:39:33 +0000 https://therightroadtopeace.com/from-our-minds-how-richie-hawtins-new-party-channels-the-positive-power-of-dance-music-features/ As the world shifted to a new paradigm through 2020, a distinct effort to raise awareness of underrepresented factions in businesses and industries around the world emerged. The world of music has been affected immeasurably, which is still evident until now. Clubs, festivals, promoters, agents and everyone involved in the community that forms the heart […]]]>

As the world shifted to a new paradigm through 2020, a distinct effort to raise awareness of underrepresented factions in businesses and industries around the world emerged. The world of music has been affected immeasurably, which is still evident until now. Clubs, festivals, promoters, agents and everyone involved in the community that forms the heart of electronic music took stock of our situation in terms of representation and inclusion, many of them reframing their vision to navigate the post-George Floyd world. The notion of inclusiveness, safe spaces, acceptance and unity is at the heart of dance music culture. It is universally accepted and understood that these key pillars are intrinsic to our music, but along the way they have been forgotten.

Righting the balance is now a clear agenda for many in influential positions in electronic music. Some have had to make a conscious effort to do so, while others develop and nurture pre-existing philosophies around inclusiveness. Which brings us to Of our minds, the next step in the evolution of Richie Hawtin’s lifelong commitment to advancing electronic music. As an artist with an unwavering propensity to reinvent the technosphere, Richie has maintained a visionary vision from the start, so it’s fascinating to see his latest mark arrive at this particular moment.

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In fact, From Our Minds predates the global change we have experienced. The first event was scheduled to take place in New York City in May 2020, with Richie hosting a line-up that reflects his inclusive vision. Featured artists included Charlotte de Witte, Octave One, Anastasia Kristensen, Claire 3000, Fadi Mohem, Lauren Lin, ONYVAA, Random and Veronica Vasicka to name a few. This balance between older and more established acts, as well as an equal distribution of men and women, has been present in his curation for some time. A quick overview of the list of artists related to his most famous concepts – Less and ENTER. – for example, reveals a constant desire to use one’s position to open the doors to future acts. Throughout his career, Richie has always sought to form a close alliance with the younger generation of techno enthusiasts.



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Letter to dozens of Iowa schools calls for removal of Indigenous mascots https://therightroadtopeace.com/letter-to-dozens-of-iowa-schools-calls-for-removal-of-indigenous-mascots/ Mon, 01 Nov 2021 05:00:56 +0000 https://therightroadtopeace.com/letter-to-dozens-of-iowa-schools-calls-for-removal-of-indigenous-mascots/ One by one, schools in Iowa and across the country are replacing their names and mascots with another Native American connotation, as tribal groups and other organizations demand collective change. Nearly 2,000 schools nationwide have Aboriginal-themed mascots The National Congress of American Indians claims that names like Indians, Warriors, Braves, Chiefs and Redskins are deeply […]]]>

One by one, schools in Iowa and across the country are replacing their names and mascots with another Native American connotation, as tribal groups and other organizations demand collective change.

Nearly 2,000 schools nationwide have Aboriginal-themed mascots

The National Congress of American Indians claims that names like Indians, Warriors, Braves, Chiefs and Redskins are deeply insensitive to their groups and are attached to 1,935 schools across the country. So far, 50 of them have withdrawn these names. Calls for these changes are becoming a growing trend.

After Marion became the “Wolves” and Camanche, now the “Storm”, renamed their school names to “Indians,” 66 more Iowa schools urged in new letter by the Sac & Fox tribe of the Meskwaki Nation in Iowa to do the same . These schools include Waukon Indians, Wapello Indians, Spirit Lake Indians, Montezuma Braves, Keokuk Chiefs, Oskaloosa Indians, Mason City Mohawks and Indianola Indians who are invited to make a change as per the Cedar Rapids Gazette.

It’s not just schools that change their names

Linn County also renamed Squaw Creek Park in Wanatee Park last year in honor of Jean Adeline Morgan Wanatee, who was born in Meskwaki Settlement in Tama County in 1910 and was the first woman elected to the Meskwaki Tribal Council. This change officially took place in September 2020, after the conservation council discussed and honored a request to rename the park due to the fact that “Squaw” was viewed as disrespectful to Native American women.

Iowa ACLU director Mark Stringer said in a statement that changes were needed. Failure to do so, he said, would be “perpetuate negative and cartoonish stereotypes, inappropriately represent sacred and religious traditions, and are particularly offensive given the long history of oppression against Indigenous peoples. “

There are many opinions for and against these changes, but after a few small steps in their favor, supporters of this movement now seem to be seeking broader action.

It goes beyond just the local level

Professional sports teams are also feeling increased pressure, as the Cleveland Indians will soon be known as the the gardians, and the NFL Washington football team are still discussing a new name to replace “Redskins”.

As we take a look at the sports of other teams with these names, we see the Kansas City Chiefs and Atlanta Braves as well as the Florida State Seminoles in varsity track and field, to name a few, who are up to the point. now remained intact. Time will tell if they stay that way, but should they?

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Baranyai: A royal marrying a commoner? Let go of the dogs! https://therightroadtopeace.com/baranyai-a-royal-marrying-a-commoner-let-go-of-the-dogs/ Sun, 31 Oct 2021 04:05:51 +0000 https://therightroadtopeace.com/baranyai-a-royal-marrying-a-commoner-let-go-of-the-dogs/ Breadcrumb Links Chroniclers If the wedding of Princess Mako of Japan reminds us of anything, it’s that royal duels are a gladiatorial sport. In no other arena do members of the public cheer or laugh with such a sense of entitlement. Author of the article: Robin baranyai • Special to Postmedia News Amid public fury […]]]>

If the wedding of Princess Mako of Japan reminds us of anything, it’s that royal duels are a gladiatorial sport. In no other arena do members of the public cheer or laugh with such a sense of entitlement.

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If the wedding of Princess Mako of Japan reminds us of anything, it’s that royal duels are a gladiatorial sport. In no other arena do members of the public cheer or laugh with such a sense of entitlement.

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Social media has become an online Colosseum for this judgmental spectacle. Emotions seem to be particularly strong when the twinning involves a “bourgeois”.

Well done to a quivering Kate Middleton, exchanging vows with Prince William, decked out in the scarlet tunic of the Irish Guards Mounted Officers. Well done to Kei Komuro, Princess Mako’s college sweetheart, in her ridiculous pinstripe costume. Send the tigers!

The engagement proved hugely unpopular, amid concerns over an outstanding loan held by Komuro’s mother. While Komuro was studying abroad, the paparazzi stoked the crowds’ thirst for blood with a constant stream of overwhelming images: eating at New York food trucks and sporting his overly long hair.

The mocking mob ultimately succeeded, not in preventing the union, but in dethroning their princess, who traded her royal title for love. The couple tied the knot in a civil ceremony this week.

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Their love story turns a popular fairy tale tale upside down: a royal lover breaks free from filial duty and persuades the suffocating monarchy to open the castle gates to a stranger. A Pygmalion-esque sequence ensues as the commoner is educated in centuries of tradition, topped off with a storybook wedding, attended by famous guests wearing structurally unlikely hats.

It happens. The Monegasques were totally charmed by Princess Grace, wife of Prince Rainier III. Although not a blue blood, Grace Kelly was Hollywood royalty. Her fatal car crash in 1982 presaged the tragic death of Diana, Princess of Wales.

Comparisons to Diana have also revolved around Jordan’s Queen Rania Al-Abdullah, an internationally admired philanthropist sometimes criticized for her extravagant wardrobe. The Palestinian refugee daughter has a very active social media presence, describing herself on Twitter as “a mother and wife with a really cool job.”

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The “most glamorous royal in Europe,” according to Newsweek, is also a commoner. Letizia Rocasolano was an accomplished journalist when she married the future King of Spain Philip VI. Although Queen Letizia is divorced from a “shrill anti-monarchist” family, public taunts have mostly focused on the royal family itself, the struggling House of Bourbon.

Perhaps no commoner turned royal has been judged more viciously than Meghan, Duchess of Sussex. The former actor has faced relentless tabloid abuse, often with racial overtones. Disgraced TV personality Piers Morgan and his own distant and attention-seeking father Thomas Markle have joined the scum.

Meghan and Komuro aren’t the only tabloid fodder to suffer from an inconvenient parent. Of Argentine origin, Maxima Zorreguieta Cerruti married the future King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands under the shadow of his father. Jorge Zorreguieta was secretary of agriculture under General Videla’s military dictatorship, a regime known for its human rights abuses.

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There was intense public scrutiny of a different kind when Crown Prince of Norway Haakon, first in line for the throne, decided to marry Mette-Marit Hoiby, a former waitress and single mother. Her father, King Harald V, had reason to be sympathetic. It took him nine years to secure the right to marry Sonja Haraldsen, the daughter of a clothing merchant, eventually threatening that this was the only way for him to produce an heir.

Critically, the Japanese monarchy is running out of heirs. Mako Komuro, as he is now called, did not give up becoming emperor; as a woman she never had one. Ironically, the outspoken Japanese public who condemned his union overwhelmingly supports adding women to the line of succession. Emperor Naruhito has only one daughter with his wife, Masako Owada, a commoner.

write.robin@baranyai.ca

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