For many, Thanksgiving Day is the most important holiday in the U.S. where Americans would take the holiday off and spend time with family and friends, catching up and enjoying their Thanksgiving turkey. I know right, Thanksgiving Day is not meant to give thanks to and hail immigrants, it is not Immigration Day! Hello??? However, millions of undocumented immigrants would have more reasons to celebrate this year’s Thanksgiving Day in view of President Obama’s unilateral decision pursuant to an executive order issued last week providing relief from deportation to about 5 million of undocumented immigrants (of which approximately 600,000 to … Continue reading A Happy Thanksgiving Meal to Millions of Undocumented Immigrants!
No one will argue with the assertion that communications staff or public relations (PR) group of any Government throughout the world would definitely utilize multi- media network to publicize Government information and deliver its goods and services to the public. The said multi-media, which involve the mainstream tri-media, social media via the Internet, including blogs and citizen-led campaign network, has undeniably played a crucial role in shaping the political landscape of a particular economy. Multi-media has also been branded as a very effective tool in sending across messages in converging people in the streets, demanding reforms or in worst-case scenario, … Continue reading The Power of Multi-Media in Political Campaigns
For U.S. policymakers, what happened on the 5th of August 2011 was a power punch thrown at them by Standard and Poor's (S&P) in a form of a downgrade for U.S. sovereign debt from triple A (AAA) to double A+ (AA+) rating. The said downgrade obviously gave the technorats a “tickling feeling” causing them to panic and get out of their awesome cubicles to explain any cloud of doubts and obscurities on the country's present economy. The said downgrade issuance was quite a surprise to them as seemingly there had been exchanges of communications prior to the announcement between … Continue reading U.S. Credit Rating Downgrade: A Dead Serious Wake-Up Call!