First Person: The Colombian youth fighting for digital education for all

Ms. Rosas, a UN Young Leader, is the founder of El Origen, a foundation that provides at-risk youth with a second chance at education. O-lab, the app developed by El Origen, is adapted for indigenous students, who have some of the world’s lowest education attainment levels. In an interview with UN News, Ms. Rosas expressed […]

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Discover the Culinary History of Witchcraft and Join a Digital Self-Care ‘Crawl’

Here is a sampling of the week’s events and how to tune in (all times are Eastern). Note that events are subject to change after publication. Monday Celebrate Indigenous Peoples’ Day with a panel hosted by the National Museum of the American Indian. Young Native activists will discuss how mascots, statues and monuments have informed […]

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U.S. Withdraws From Global Digital Tax Talks

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration has suspended fraught international tax negotiations with European countries and warned that it will retaliate if they move forward with plans to impose new taxes on American technology companies like Amazon, Facebook and Google. The decision, conveyed in a letter from Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to European finance ministers last […]

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Biden harnesses influencer star power to ramp up digital outreach

Since last week, Biden has participated in several Instagram Live interviews with influencers and celebrities, including actress and talk show host Keke Palmer, Jerry Harris of Netflix’s docuseries “Cheer,” Youtuber Bethany Mota and dancer Allison Holker. And there are more to come, a Biden campaign adviser tells CNN. Prior to these interviews, Biden had only […]

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