European Year of Cultural Heritage

Logo 2018 was the European Year of Cultural Heritage. The European Year showcased the wealth and diversity of Europe’s cultural heritage, highlighting its role in driving economic and social development, and in creating a shared sense of identity and building Europe’s future. More than 6 million people took part in over 11,700 events across 37 …

Venezuela 2018

Venezuela Flag Rolling news from Venezuela: November https://www.cfr.org/article/venezuela-rise-and-fall-petrostate August https://qz.com/1348756/venezuala-president-maduro-says-hes-been-attacked-blames-colombia/ John Oliver Planeta.com Venezuela Venezuela Links South America

USA: Immigration Policy Change and Protests 2018

Poster Spotlight on the zero tolerance program of the Trump Administration. In June 2018, networks broadcast live from the USA/Mexico border. Questions What are the immigration proposals? Who are the local reporters, activists and politicians working along the border? 2019 USA: Immigration Policy, Caravans, and Protests (2019) December https://fivethirtyeight.com/features/trump-hasnt-needed-the-wall-to-remake-u-s-immigration-policy Commentary: The desperation that drives Central …

Hopi Festival 2018

Poster Kudos to the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) for livestreaming and archiving videos from the Hopi Festival 2018 and many thanks to the organizers and presenters for sharing experiences and wisdom with Rasmuson Theater and the world. NMAI is on the top of our list of places to visit in Washington, …

Australia Climate 2018

Australia flag The rolling conversation about climate change in Australia Headlines ‘We’ll be voting soon’: Students take on PM over climate change https://www.smh.com.au/education/school-students-on-mass-strike-to-protest-climate-change-inaction-20181129-p50j4c.html https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2018/nov/26/im-striking-from-school-for-climate-change-too-save-the-world-australians-students-should-too https://www.bbc.com/news/amp/world-australia-46380418 Australia named as one of the world’s worst performers Queensland bushfires: Thousands told to flee ‘catastrophic’ threat Embedded Tweets What the kids learn at school.My @smh @theage cartoon. pic.twitter.com/elgKCcijUX — …

Thanksgiving Travel 2018

Poster Thursday, November 22, 2018 is Thanksgiving in the USA, one of the most popular times for domestic travel. 2.7 million passengers were screened in a single day. Questions What are the most popular destinations for Thanksgiving Travel? Are there any special events taking place this Thanksgiving? Headlines https://www.cnbc.com/2018/11/26/midwest-snowstorm-grounds-hundreds-of-post-thanksgiving-flights.html Thanksgiving travel is busy, but smooth, …

Flickr News 2018

November 1, 2018 – News from Flickr: https://www.flickr.com/lookingahead Let’s be candid. Flickr at its best is a place to connect, to discover, and to evolve as photographers and lovers of photography. This is the world’s largest photographer-focused community. Here, together, this newly-independent community can shape the future of photography itself. Today we are announcing updates …

Protected Planet Report 2018

New Report: Protected Planet Report 2018 https://livereport.protectedplanet.net PDF Questions Are there any video presentations, interviews or conversations about the report? Is the report available in other languages? What other relevant reports are published online? About the report Protected Planet Reports are biennial landmark publications that assess the state of protected areas around the world. They …

USA 2018

Photo: Navajo Times Our rolling coverage of the USA in 2018 presented in somewhat random fashion: November 6 USA 2018 Midterms Trade War https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-grains-idUSKCN1NQ0GA Mueller https://www.theatlantic.com/amp/article/576373/ https://www.latimes.com/opinion/op-ed/la-oe-litman-mueller-probe-blockbuster-developments-20181120-story.html https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2018/nov/23/robert-mueller-profile-donald-trump-russia-investigation September https://www.washingtonpost.com/amphtml/politics/a-demand-from-texas-voters-in-the-era-of-trump-compassion/2018/08/30/f26cc678-a077-11e8-83d2-70203b8d7b44_story.html https://amp.theguardian.com/film/2018/aug/31/active-measures-film-documentary-russia-trump August pic.twitter.com/ARfOKDFOvm — #Leunig Cartoons (@leunigcartoons) August 20, 2018 July 2018 July 17: 1 October – Amazon.com – Blockbuster – Cold Case – Collision …

Indigenous Peoples Week 2018

Poster 2018’s Indigenous Peoples Week (IPW) was Planeta.com’s eighth annual celebration of Indigenous Peoples and travel and tourism. Our online unconference took place online August 6-12. Thanks for supporting Indigenous tourism. Read on to find out what you can do next. How this works Indigenous Peoples Week is free to all and conducted online. Participants …