Archive | August, 2012

The Two Krishnas: A Novel You Can’t Ignore

New York, N.Y.  When I was a freshman in college I moved into the international dorm and was faced with people from around the world who spoke English better than I. Many of them frequently used vocabulary twice the size of my own. As I began the novel The Two Krishnas, I was reminded of [...]

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Plewińska Fund Officers, Advisory Board & Visibility

The Barbara Plewińska Foundation is being incubated as The Barbara Plewinska Arts Fund of the J. Luce Foundation. Officers To be determined Advisory Board Jeremy Hu Janusz Kapusta Jim Luce John Lee Grzegorz Worwa Ela Plewinska Leszek Plewinski Nigel Roberts Marek Skulimowski Tad Sudol, Ph.D. Visibility Facebook Polish Cultural Salon for All Opens in New York City (Huffington [...]

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Togo Women Push Sex Strike to Unseat President

Lome, Togo.  The female wing of a civil rights group is urging women in Togo to stage a week-long sex strike to demand the resignation of the country’s president.  Women are being asked to start withholding sex from their husbands or partners as of Monday, said Isabelle Ameganvi, leader of the women’s wing of the [...]

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Jim Luce on Orphans International Worldwide

Jim Luce traveled to Indonesia in 1995 where he encountered an orphanage — and an orphan named Mathew — that would change his life.  Through the persistence of his mother, Jim went on to found Orphans International Worldwide (OIWW) in 1999. New York Times Essay: First One Orphan, Then Many More Orphans International Movement to Help Kids Around the World Janusz Korczak [...]

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MOOTAS Officers, Advisory Board & Visibility

Friends of the Roosevelt Island Steam Plant (FRISP) is incubating The Museum of Technology, Art & Science (MOTAAS) Both FRISP and MOOTAS are supported by The James Jay Dudley Luce Foundation in partnership with the Roosevelt Island Visual Art Association (RIVAA). The Stewardship Report on Connecting Goodness is Media Sponsor to both. FRISP Officers John [...]

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David Lynch Fnd.: Women, Violence & T.M.

New York, N.Y.  When I first read that 19,000 women a year get raped in the military, I thought it was a typo. When I read the next sentence that women in our military were more likely to be raped by our own soldiers then by the enemy, I thought, obviously. If any nation’s soldiers [...]

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Global Themes of The Stewardship Report

New York, N.Y.  In 2009 my friends began to suggest that I use my writing skills and inventory to begin my own platform about Thought Leaders & Global Citizens – called The Stewardship Report.  We announced this at my 50th birthday party on July 24, 2009.  Our theme is “Connecting Goodness” under five main categories, [...]

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David Lynch Foundation Hosts Gala for Soldiers at Fort Hamilton

New York, N.Y.  Recently I had the privilege of attending an open-air gala at historic Fort Hamilton Army Garrison underneath the Verrazano Bridge in Brooklyn for the David Lynch Foundation‘s Operation Warrior Wellness (OWW) and the film Code 9: Officer Needs Assistance. Then, I heard first lady Michelle Obama mention Operation Warrior Wellness in her [...]

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Obama Remarks in Address to the Nation on Immigration

UNICEF: State of the World’s Children in 2015

First Indian Literary Festival at Columbia a Best Seller

Mixed Picture for Ebola in Sierra Leone, as Victims Outpace Beds

On World Cities Day, U.N. Spotlights Need for Sustainable Urban Planning

Recession Impoverished Millions of Children in Rich Countries