Representative Leni Robredo calls for the next president of the Philippines to appoint more women in the Cabinet and other key government positions.
Following the passing of Justice Antonin Scalia last week, many Americans are speculating about who should be nominated to take his place. Asian Americans are advocating for an AAPI member in the esteemed court like Chief Justice Tani Gorre Cantil-Sakauye (U.S. FWN100™ '07), the 28th chief justice of the State of California.
Anny Misa Hefti (Global FWN100™ '15) flew from Switzerland to the Philippines for the International Eucharistic Congress in Cebu City last month. She reflects on lessons and takeaways from Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle of the Philippines and Cardinal John Onaiyekan of Nigeria, among others, in this special report.
Is the Internet slowing down for all of us?
Eight months ago, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) began an unprecedented effort to regulate the Internet with telephone rules from the 1930s. Since then, the private investment needed to create better Internet service has declined noticeably. During the first half of 2015, Internet investment dropped 8%, according to figures released by major Internet providers. Excluding wireless providers, the fall was even greater – down 12%.
For over a century, U.S. law has declared that every child born on American soil is born with the same rights as every other U.S. citizen.
But that right is being challenged.
On Sunday, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump released a series of immigration proposals, including bringing an end to birthright citizenship. This statement in particular is receiving extraordinary media attention — even as a policy idea that’s been dredged up time and again through the years, largely to stir up anti-immigrant sentiment.
News story courtesy of Advancing Justice | AAJC