Tuesday , February 25 2020

Culture and Society

Book Review: ‘The Busy Parent’s Guide to Managing Anxiety in Children and Teens’ by Laurie Hollman, PhD

'A Busy Parent's Guide to Managing Anxiety in Children and Teens' is an insightful book by psychoanalyst Laurie Hollman, with effective strategies to help parents handle their children's anxiety.

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Anthem Film Festival: Stories from Behind the Iron Curtain

Anthem Film Festival

Polls show increasing numbers of young people in America say they prefer socialism to capitalism. This subject was explored in films and by a panel at the Anthem Libertarian Film Festival, part of FreedomFest, which took place at the Paris Resort in Las Vegas July 11-14.

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Book Review: ‘All the Women in My Family Sing’ Edited by Deborah Santana

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All the Women in My Family Sing is a memorable anthology of American culture (3.5 stars) and diversity within 69 essays written by 69 different women of color and edited by Deborah Santana as a strong soundboard for women's voices where the chosen works are positive and practical.

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Book Review: ‘The Future of Tech is Female: How to Achieve Gender Diversity,’ by Douglas M. Branson

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Corporate governance expert Dougas M. Branson has a new book about how companies can fix their own gender bias — and hire, support, promote and include women on all levels. It's called 'The Future of Tech is Female: How to Achieve Gender Diversity,' but it's about all industries. Tech is one of the worst offenders of gender bias, but the problem is universal in nearly every field.

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SDCC Interview: Rod Roddenberry and Trevor Roth on ‘Instant’


Rod Roddenberry (son of Star Trek creator Gene) brought a new project to San Diego this year for Comic-Con (SDCC). The film short, Instant, begins innocently enough in Mickey’s, a neighborhood bar with a group of regulars doing the usual stuff: drinking, playing darts, schmoozing. But things get very tense …

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