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#AM_Equality Tip Sheet: July 28, 2016

TONIGHT, MOST LGBTQ-INCLUSIVE DNC EVER CONCLUDES ON HISTORIC NOTE: History will be made tonight at the Democratic National Convention as equality champion Hillary Clinton takes the stage becoming the first woman to accept the presidential nomination of a major party. Show More Summary

The World Needs Maternalistic Leadership

With the worldwide rising tide of female leadership, the global public’s call for a female UN leader encapsulates today's zeitgeist. The post The World Needs Maternalistic Leadership appeared first on Foreign Policy Blogs.

Saudi Prince Voices Support for Toppling Iranian Regime

The speech delivered by Saudi Arabia’s Prince Turki bin Faisal al-Saud at the Iran Freedom Rally drew attention, and raised more than a few eyebrows. The post Saudi Prince Voices Support for Toppling Iranian Regime appeared first on Foreign Policy Blogs.

Singapore’s Wisdom in China’s Development: The ‘Guangdong Model’

What is the ‘China Model’? Answers vary, and it seems impossible to reach a consensus. However, one can look at the case of Guangdong for clues. The post Singapore’s Wisdom in China’s Development: The ‘Guangdong Model’ appeared first on Foreign Policy Blogs.

Protecting Citizens, Vulnerable Groups and The Social Contract

The social contract outlines the responsibility of a government to keep their citizenry safe and healthy within reasonable measures. The post Protecting Citizens, Vulnerable Groups and The Social Contract appeared first on Foreign Policy Blogs.

Democracy in the Middle East: A Snapshot from ICANN

Democracy in the Middle East is a passionate, controversial, and evolving issue. But it is on grand display among members of an ICANN working group. The post Democracy in the Middle East: A Snapshot from ICANN appeared first on Foreign Policy Blogs.

Myanmar: Conversing in the Streets of Yangon

Talking to locals in Burmese coffee shops reveals optimism about Myanmar's future and its fledgling relationship with the West. The post Myanmar: Conversing in the Streets of Yangon appeared first on Foreign Policy Blogs.

Humility as a Foundation for Country ‘Visions’

Decision makers in the Middle East love coming up with visions. They spend large sums of money on long-term strategic plans, with little regard for results. The post Humility as a Foundation for Country ‘Visions’ appeared first on Foreign Policy Blogs.

The Hague’s Ruling and its Ramifications

In recent weeks, incidents of bad behavior by Chinese tourists in Vietnam have widely circulated on social media and been reported by Vietnamese news media. The post The Hague’s Ruling and its Ramifications appeared first on Foreign Policy Blogs.

Belarus: The Other Problem on Europe’s Eastern Border

Near the Lithuanian border is the site of Belarus’ newest nuclear reactor, due to be completed in 2018 with opaque Russian funding. The post Belarus: The Other Problem on Europe’s Eastern Border appeared first on Foreign Policy Blog...

Can the Iran Freedom Rally be the Regime’s “Tipping Point”?

Thousands of Iranian opposition members and international supporters gathered in Paris in July for the National Council of Resistance of Iran conference. The post Can the Iran Freedom Rally be the Regime’s “Tipping Point”? appeared first on Foreign Policy Blogs.

Migration and Cosmopolitan Integration

The sentiment of anti-migration scapegoating, amplified by demagogues in Western societies, has diverged their citizens’ attitudes towards migrants. The post Migration and Cosmopolitan Integration appeared first on Foreign Policy Bl...

As a Military Power, Britain Still Matters

Despite defense spending cuts and a greater reluctance to use military force, Britain remains a key player in international security. The post As a Military Power, Britain Still Matters appeared first on Foreign Policy Blogs.

‘Time for Change’ on Refugees

The world faces an unprecedented humanitarian crisis. On the 65th anniversary of the United Nations refugee convention being adopted, there are now 65 million displaced people globally, the highest number since World War II. Around one-third of that number are refugees; at least half of those are children. Show More Summary

Clone of Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF Gives Kids the Power to Change the World

Thanks to a little orange box, kids truly believe they can make the world a better place.

12 States File Brief Supporting Obama Administration’s Historic Guidance on Transgender Students

HRC hailed Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson for filing a brief on behalf of 12 states, and the District of Columbia, supporting the recent release by the Departments of Education and Justice of historic guidance advising...Show More Summary

Black Lives Matter in Our Courtrooms Too

When attorney Andrea Burton refused to take off a Black Lives Matter button in court, the judge locked her up. This piece originally appeared at the ACLU of Ohio.  Attorney Andrea Burton didn’t walk into a local Youngstown courtroomShow More Summary

To Make Black Lives Matter, We Must Tear Down the Case Law that Gave Police the Power to Stop, Search, and Abuse

Police reform will go only so far unless we take the movement to the courtroom and resuscitate the Fourth Amendment. This piece originally appeared at The Guardian. Something is missing from the debate over police reform. Though police...Show More Summary

Wednesday at the DNC: Obama and Biden Take the Stage; Tim Kaine Accepts VEEP Nomination

The Democratic National Convention continues tonight with speeches from President Barack Obama, Vice President Joe Biden and Vice Presidential nominee Senator Tim Kaine of Virginia. Over the last eight years, the Obama Administration...Show More Summary

#AM_Equality Tip Sheet: July 27, 2016

DNC’S HISTORIC NIGHT CONTINUES INCLUSIVE, PRO-EQUALITY MESSAGE: Democrats made history Tuesday, nominating the first female presidential candidate in Hillary Clinton, a leader with the most pro-LGBTQ agenda of any candidate who has run for president. Show More Summary

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