Physician Says Racist ‘White Doctor’ Rant Reflects Larger Issue In Canada

June 22, 2017

A lot of physicians who are visible minorities or have accents that suggest that theyre immigrants, they face this, Dr. Nadia Alam, leader of the Ontario-based organization and a blogger for HuffPost Canada, told CBC Toronto. When told to go to a hospital instead, the woman responded, Im not going there with all those Paki doctors. Alam told CTV News that she was horrified by the footage. It brought back memories of racism that I dealt with as a child, racism I dealt with as a medical …

Read More >>

Patagonia’s CEO Is Ready To Lead The Corporate Resistance To Trump

June 18, 2017

… revenue and stores in 16 states plus D.C. provides her a much bigger platform to influence their lives than anyone in her family had two generations ago. Its also why shes decided to take on the president of the United States to stop him from rolling back decades of public land protections. We have to fight like hell to keep every inch of public land, Marcario, 52, told HuffPost last month. I dont have a lot of faith in politics and politicians right now. Ventura, California-based …

Read More >>

Catastrophe Looms If NGOs Are Forced To Halt Rescue Missions In Mediterranean, Report Warns

June 18, 2017

… Humanitarian action is not the cause of this crisis but is a response to it, MSF told HuffPost in a statement. Frontex spokeswoman Izabella Cooper stressed in an email that the agency had never accused aid organizations of colluding with people smugglers. Frontex-deployed vessels have helped save tens of thousands of lives, she added. The agency said that its analyses had shown that In the past two years, the smugglers in Libya have changed their and have become more ruthless, Cooper told …

Read More >>

Here’s What We Know About The U.S. Open Airship Crash

June 16, 2017

… propane burners to fill the balloon with hot air. Pilots of commercial thermal airships usually ride alone. Thermal airships typically carry only the pilot, Alvaron Bellon, a trustee of the Lighter-Than-Air Society, an organization for blimp and airship pilots, told HuffPost in an email. In the case of the traditional helium-filled blimps, the pilot would be accompanied by a television operator. Despite earlier reports, Thompson did not deploy a parachute prior to the crash.The pilot …

Read More >>

Sanders Movement Plots Democratic Party Takeover At Weekend Gathering

June 13, 2017

… I think was very important, Wong said, likening it to a real-life incarnation of the type of socialism she and her peers want to see on a national scale. Daniel Marans/HuffPost Hillary Clinton. Kudos and congratulations to all the achievements, but its going to slow and there are limits to how much we can achieve as progressives within the Democratic Party. Rod Brana, 61 At times the Draft Bernie partisans scorn for Democrats led them to turn on Sanders himself, booing Sanders calls …

Read More >>

EPA Inspector General Probing Whether Agency Staffer Colluded With Monsanto

June 7, 2017

The inspector general for the Environmental Protection Agency is initiating a probe into possible collusion between a former high-ranking EPA official and Monsanto, the maker of the herbicide glyphosate, the IG sent to a lawmaker last Friday that HuffPost has obtained. The inspector generals move comes in response to Rep. Ted Lieu (D-Calif.) for an investigation into whether the EPA staffer colluded with the agricultural giant to bias research on glyphosate, a key component of the product …

Read More >>

Raw Photos Capture First Two Years Of Motherhood

June 6, 2017

Her photo series Letdown shows the first two years of motherhood from the exhaustion and pain to the joy and peace. Anna Ogier-Bloomer The first two years of motherhood were a complete shock to the system unfathomable love for another person and completely unexpected challenges, Ogier-Bloomer told HuffPost. A wise friend, and lactation consultant, told me that when it comes to babies, the only constant is change. She was absolutely right. Any time we thought wed finally adjusted to a …

Read More >>

Actually, Mike Pence, Climate Change Has Nothing To Do With A ‘Liberal’ Agenda

June 3, 2017

… believe man-made climate change is real and is something to be concerned about. A HuffPost You/Gov poll earlier this year found that 61 percent of Americans supported staying in the Paris Agreement, including 31 percent of Trump voters surveyed. A Morning Consult/Politico poll conducted in April found that most Americans are concerned about climate change, including 50 percent of Republicans. And a March Gallup poll found that 68 percent of Americans believe humans are causing global warming. …

Read More >>

‘The World Cannot Wait And Neither Will We,’ 61 Mayors Pledge

June 3, 2017

… actions are a shameful rebuke to the work needed to protect our planet for our children and grandchildren, states have been and will continue to step up. G20 Summit in Hangzhou, China, where they Paris Agreement and pledged a continued bilateral climate cooperation.That move, along with taking effect in November. James Brainard, the Republican mayor of Carmel, Indiana, who didnt sign the Climate Mayors open letter, told HuffPost by phone Thursday that Trump likes to talk about greatness, …

Read More >>

16-Year-Old Girl Allegedly Hacks Uber Driver To Death With Machete

June 2, 2017

Prosecutors allege thatEliza Wasni randomly attacked 34-year-old Grant Nelsonin Lincolnwood and that it was unprovoked, The Chicago Tribune reports. Police said the driver then pulled the car over and fled into a nearby building, where he started pushing buzzers and yelling that he was going to die. He died of his injuries at a hospital hours later, according to The Associated Press. Nelsons family and friends remembered him as a kind and happy person. An Uber spokeswoman told HuffPost …

Read More >>

Try Not To Laugh At This Womans Super Relatable Amazon Order Fail

May 31, 2017

… HuffPost. Blaque found her mistake so funny, she decided to snap a picture of her tiny chair and post it to Twitter. People found the mistake totally relatable. Apparently Im not alone with this type of purchase, she told HuffPost. I had so many people tell me they bought the same chair or something else that was miniature! Maybe itll end up being a business card holder, she said. Literally always read the descriptions, she said. More From this publisher : HERE Recommended …

Read More >>

Huge Landslide Buries Already Damaged California Highway

A massive landslide covered a section of Californias famous Highway 1 last weekend thats been beset by falling rocks and debris this year. Mother nature hard at work, said a tweet from Caltrans, the states transportation department. We were fearful that something could happen, Shivers told HuffPost.We didnt think it would be anything like this. The highway hugs the California coast for about 655 miles and normally is a popular scenic route for motorists. The slide went from bad to …

May 24, 2017
Read More >>

Trump Finds It Harder To Recruit Talent As His Scandals Pile Up

… Committee Bob Corker, a Trump ally, said Monday that the White House has to find a way to reverse thisdownward spiral. In short order, Trump has sparked a brain drain from within the government ranks dissuading those inclined to serve from submitting their rsums and prompting those already in place to consider leaving. One long-serving former FBI official told HuffPost that morale at the agency has cratered since Comeys dismissal, with case agents and administrators petrified that the …

May 17, 2017
Read More >>