Former Vice President Al Gore trained me to become a certified Climate Reality Leader earlier this month in Denver, CO, and it was one of those life-changing experiences that spawned new energy, ideas, and set the course of my future actions. For the sake of this story, which will be one in a series, and […]
Graffiti Artist Saber and His Message on Health Care Reform Indicates the Power of the Medium and Their Political and Cultural Impact Today
President Obama has created the Organizing for America Health Reform Video Challenge and here’s one that we think could be a winner.
Quiksilver America’s President Marty Samuels Resigns
Quiksilver’s Americas President exit among wave of the future for many other top executives in fashion and retail from Wal-Mart to Bebe.
PacSun’s Division President Thomas M. Kennedy Resigns
Action sports and youth culture lifestyle retail chain falls on hard times. Kennedy’s resignation marks latest new moves for plans for 2009.
Who’s Got the Youth Vote ( Who Would Have It If They Could Vote); Plus Who Plans to Vote Mostly; and a Look at the Presidential”Wish” List of Candidates by 13-25-year-olds
In Label Networks’ new Spring Youth Culture Study 2008, we asked a series of questions about the upcoming election to get a sense of just how 13-25-year-olds are voting or would vote if they could, how they feel about their potential future President, who plans on voting (of those that are eligible), and who they “wish” was a Presidential candidate. The results are quite fascinating because in many ways, it provides insight about the future when it comes to politics, and which demographics within youth culture are more likely to get involved compared with others.
Youth Olympic Games Narrow Prospect Cities to Moscow Singapore Olympics Try to Get Relevant, Connect with Urban Culture; Launch of the YOG Winter Games (without Snowboarding)
While I may be the only one who’s reading the International Olympic Committee Reports these days about the launch of the Youth Olympic Games, there’s some fresh news to note that again makes the Olympic Committee sound incredibly antiquated. As we’ve noted in the stories below as we continue to track what’s going on with the development of the Youth Olympic Game movement (YOG), new revelations by the old-boys network has come to light in a recent report.
Sports News: Singapore Gets Bid to Host 1st Youth Olympic Games; President of Quiksilver Bernard Mariette Resigns as Bob McKnight, CEO, Takes on Additional Role
In our on-going reportage of the Youth Olympic Games, the latest update is that Singaporehas won the bid to host the 1st Games in 2010, beating out Moscowin the final bid.
“This is a key moment for the Olympic Movement,” said Rogge to journalists present in Lausanne. “Singaporehas put together a very exciting project. Hosting the Youth Olympic Games for the first time is a great responsibility, and I have every confidence in the team in Singapore. I have no doubt that their professionalism and enthusiasm will be instrumental in the staging of successful Youth Olympic Games in 2010.”