IN THE SENATE - H.R. 5525 of the 117th Congress is the ENABLERS Act—an acronym for Establishing New Authorities for Businesses Laundering and Enabling Risks to Security.
DC DISPATCH w/ Sara Corcoran
‘Awash in Cash’ Ed-Tech Firms Still Vie for PPP Cash
DC DISPATCH-Collective eyebrows have been raised across several industries as the government discloses just who received those Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans/grants, and education providers are no exception.
Talcum Powder Lawsuits Challenge Icon of LA Jewish Community
DC DISPATCH-Zvi Ryzman (photo below, left) recalls laughing a bit the first time he heard about asbestos litigation involving barber shop talcum powder, just because “it didn’t make any sense, asbestos was building and construction.”
CityWatch DC Interviews America’s Top Military Analyst
DC DISPATCH – (This interview was conducted in 2020 before the untimely death of my husband Anthony Schinella, aka Spooky.
‘California Dreaming' -- of a New Learning Archetype
DC DISPATCH-With a global pandemic and civil unrest testing the seams of the United States, our higher education system is also experiencing a wave of systemic change.
Chaos at the Palmetto State Debate
DC DISPATCH--Last night the seven Democratic candidates for President took to the stage in Charleston, SC for a rematch following the brawl and sprawl of the Nevada debate.
Dear Mullah Hibatullah Akhundzada
You may be counting the hours and minutes until August 31, 2021, but a word of caution in what you wish for.
Of Pandemics and Paradigms: How COVID-19 has Transformed Perspectives on Distance Learning
DC DISPATCH-It was only a few weeks ago -- although it now seems like a different age -- that I began preparing my return to graduate school using an online distance learning platform rather than an in-person classroom.
'As a...' Woman, Online Ed Changes the Equation
DC DISPATCH-At the risk of going all-in on the "as a..." culture , it's time to report on my quest to return to graduate school as a mid-career professional who has no intention of stepping away from my work-life for any serious amount of time.
DxE Says CityWatch Got it Wrong
VOICES-In response to an October 29, 2020 CityWatch opinion piece about DxE, counsel of DxE informed us of the following: No grooming allegations have ever been made against DxE or anyone in its leadership, neither in the Berkeleyside article referenced in CityWatchLA’s piece nor anywhere else, apart from a single, not credible allegation by what is termed as a ‘high-profile accuser.’
A Look Into the IG Report on America’s Hospitals—A Reaction to COVID-19
D.C. DISPATCH-Many Americans have been spending the quarantine glued to Bing’s Covid-19 tracker to monitor global and local progress against the invisible enemy and listening to our President’s endlessly meandering and misinformed briefings.
Bloomberg Survives Circular Firing Squad in the Sandstone State
DC DISPATCH-As the top six Democratic presidential candidates took the stage at the Paris Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada the party had two main objectives: to confirm the front runner and to eliminate the candidates who lack the electoral support and resources to produce a strong showing on Super Tuesday where 1,357 delegates are up for grabs.
The Dark Underbelly of ‘Vegan Activist’ Organization DxE
DC DISPATCH-Originally, this column was going to be about an animal rights group staging a high-profile protest at a Los Angeles-area meat packing facility.
When will China Be Held Accountable for Spreading the Crimson Contagion?
DC DISPATCH-In a White House Press Conference this week, Dr. Anthony Fauci cautioned the American public on the dangers of allowing the coronavirus to "rip" through our society unabated.
Tabling Democracy: Leader McConnell's Trial Comes to a Troubling Conclusion
DC DISPATCH--On January 31, 2020, the United States Senate handed Donald J Trump a crown and scepter. Republicans voted 51 to 49 to table a motion and denied the House Managers the chance to present witnesses and documents, thus rendering the trial a meaningless sham.