My last day at the New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) was two weeks ago. Working for local government was never something I dreamed about, but the experience was a surprising blend of all that I love: cities, innovation, media, politics. 1,303 more words
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This essay is based, as many are, off “What It Means to Be Gendered Me: Life on the Boundaries of a Dichotomous Gender System… 2,896 more words
A group of eminent global leaders known as the Elders have waded into the resignation of Zimbabwe’s Robert Mugabe.
In a tweet issued hours after the 93-year-old’s resignation, the Elders said the southern African country now had an opportunity to chart a new national course going forward. 306 more words
African leaders were embarrassed by Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe and already encouraging him to step down before the army began moves last week to oust him, according to a secret Zimbabwean intelligence cable seen by Reuters. 670 more words