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Purple Project For Democracy: A Discussion On The 13th Amendment

Purple Project For Democracy: A Discussion On The 13th Amendment

Anti-death penalty campaigners stage a demonstration and march outside the Federal Bulding in Los Angeles on September 28, 2010. ; Credit: MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images AirTalk® The 13th Amendment, Section 1 states: “Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United […]

Purple Project For Democracy: A Discussion On The 13th Amendment

Purple Project For Democracy: A Discussion On The 13th Amendment

Anti-death penalty campaigners stage a demonstration and march outside the Federal Bulding in Los Angeles on September 28, 2010. ; Credit: MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images AirTalk® The 13th Amendment, Section 1 states: “Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United […]

‘Ghost Gun’ Was Used In Santa Clarita Shooting

‘Ghost Gun’ Was Used In Santa Clarita Shooting

Mourners gather at a vigil held for shooting victims on November 17, 2019 in Santa Clarita, California. ; Credit: Apu Gomes/Getty Images AirTalk® Officials have confirmed that the weapon used in the Saugus High School shooting was a so-called “ghost gun,” a homemade firearm without a registration number.  The gunman has been identified as a […]

Navy Secretary Richard Spencer’s Fired Over Handling of Edward Gallagher Case

Navy Secretary Richard Spencer’s Fired Over Handling of Edward Gallagher Case

Secretary of The Navy, Richard Spencer, testifies during a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on Navy readiness on April 9, 2019 in Washington, DC. ; Credit: Alex Edelman/Getty Images AirTalk® Following the resignation of Navy Secretary Richard V. Spencer, Defense Secretary Mark T. Esper has put forth Ambassador to Norway and retired Navy rear admiral […]

Fifth Democratic Presidential Debate: Recap And Analysis

Fifth Democratic Presidential Debate: Recap And Analysis

Democratic presidential candidates Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) (L), Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI) Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg and Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) (R) participate in the Democratic Presidential Debate at Tyler Perry Studios November 20, 2019 in Atlanta, Georgia. ; Credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images AirTalk® Democratic presidential candidates clashed in […]

Fifth Democratic Presidential Debate: Recap And Analysis

Fifth Democratic Presidential Debate: Recap And Analysis

Democratic presidential candidates Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) (L), Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI) Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg and Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) (R) participate in the Democratic Presidential Debate at Tyler Perry Studios November 20, 2019 in Atlanta, Georgia. ; Credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images AirTalk® Democratic presidential candidates clashed in […]

Impeachment Hearing: Day 5 With Fiona Hill and David Holmes

Impeachment Hearing: Day 5 With Fiona Hill and David Holmes

Fiona Hill, the former top Russia expert on the National Security Council, and David Holmes, a State Department official stationed at the US Embassy in Ukraine are sworn-in before they testify during the House Intelligence Committee hearing as part of the impeachment inquiry.; Credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP via Getty Images AirTalk® The fifth edition of impeachment […]

There’s An Increased Market For Sexual Harassment Training Videos, But Are They Effective?

There’s An Increased Market For Sexual Harassment Training Videos, But Are They Effective?

In the wake of #MeToo, the market for workplace harassment training videos and other materials has increased.; Credit: Sarah Morris/Getty Images AirTalk® A number of women have shined a light on mistreatment and sexual harassment in the workplace in recent years. According to a recent piece in the New York Times, it’s led to an […]

Updates On Saugus High School Shooting

Updates On Saugus High School Shooting

A student brings flowers to a makeshift memorial in Central Park to victims of the shooting at nearby Saugus High School on November 15, 2019 in Santa Clarita, California.; Credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images AirTalk® A student pulled a gun from his backpack and opened fire at a Southern California high school Thursday, killing two students […]

Purple Project For Democracy: Revisiting Women’s Suffrage 100 Years After Adopting The Vote

Purple Project For Democracy: Revisiting Women’s Suffrage 100 Years After Adopting The Vote

Woman suffrage headquarters in Upper Euclid Avenue, Cleveland. ; Credit: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs – Votes for Women AirTalk® It’s been a century since Congress adopted the 19th Amendment to the Constitution, allowing women the right to vote. The women’s suffrage movement continues to be a source of inspiration for modern activism today. […]