Category: Politics

Weekly News Roundup Feb. 3-10

Trump’s travel ban remains blocked The federal appeals court rejected Trump’s reinstatement request, which will likely be appealed. Breaking News: President Trump’s travel ban remains blocked: An appeals court rejected a bid to reinstate it. https://t.co/6asyLC0jzr — The New York Times (@nytimes) February 9, 2017 Trump immediately took to Twitter to voice his displeasure with...

Organizing Volunteers at Bernie Sanders Campaign

At Big Organizing: Digital Tools in Bernie Sanders’ Campaign, Bernie Sanders campaign representatives shared some of the process and tools the campaign has implemented for mobilizing volunteers. Zack Exley and Becky Bond, senior advisors on the campaign, identified grassroots, in-person volunteer work as the life blood of the campaign. “A lot of what’s happened in this category of...

SXSWistful

I’m sitting in a darkened theater watching a comedy show. The room seats 90 people. It’s a late show, and I only stayed out because there’s a writer from The Daily Show performing. Then the host comes out and says, “We have a very special guest with us tonight…Mr. Judd Apatow.” That’s right, the director...

America Meet World: Jokes, Quotes & Anecdotes

Jokes, quotes, and anecdotes from some of the world’s top global satirists in today’s panel, “America Meet World: How Global Satirists See Us.” Who They Were: (And still are.) Anuvab Pal is a world-renowned stand-up comedian, screenwriter and playwright from Mumbai, India. Dubbed “India’s most intelligent stand-up comic” by the New York Times. David Kibuuka, originally...