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Filipinos Continue to Cope With Decades of Rolling Blackouts

Filipinos Continue to Cope With Decades of Rolling Blackouts

For as long as many people in the Philippines can remember, electricity has been a luxury. Lack of stable electricity has been a part of daily lives. Most Filipinos never dreamed that the rolling power outages of the 1990s still bedevil the country today. The Philippines has suffered a persistent power shortage since the mid-1980s. […]

M.M.A.D. Founder Robert Calhoun Contributes to North Lawndale

M.M.A.D. Founder Robert Calhoun Contributes to North Lawndale

Robert Calhoun, also known as Rock, is one of the founding fathers of the North Lawndale organization known as Men Making a Difference (M.M.A.D.). He and other men in the community decided they needed to facilitate changes and offer youth examples of positive male role models. “The organization was formed in a vacant lot with […]

Climate Change Reports Expose Harsh Reality

Climate Change Reports Expose Harsh Reality

As the planet continues to warm, President Joe Biden issued an executive order in January asking 23 federal agencies to prepare reports identifying the prime threats of climate change and how they plan to respond to the issue. The report elaborated on how climate change will reach people’s everyday life from where they live, what […]

USPS Delivery Standard and PHLPost Manual Processing Challenges

USPS Delivery Standard and PHLPost Manual Processing Challenges

The U.S. Postal Service (USPS) in the Philadelphia region is running pretty smoothly compared to last year. USPS employees are back to work, and the agency hires more people to ensure the smooth delivery of service. With upgraded machinery and the upcoming holiday, they expect more changes. Postmaster General Louis DeJoy said their ten-year plan […]

Facebook to Pause Instagram for Kids App

Facebook to Pause Instagram for Kids App

Facebook is pausing the development of Instagram Kids for youngsters ages 10-12 after a report from the Wall Street Journal about the negative effect of this social media app. The explosive report showed that over the past three years the app has harmed teenage girls. One report said that among young teens with suicidal thoughts, […]

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