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Large corporate interests dominate APEC using 21 Government heads as their proxies. They engender the anti-democratic movement of Globalization whereby the people (the 99%), are physically and intellectually barricaded out and life and natural resources are their mere commodity.
10:55 a.m. Ihara Named to Nat’l Post
Hawaii state Sen. Les Ihara has been named co-chair of the National Conference of State Legislatures‘ Legislative Effectiveness Committee.
The NCSL Legislative Effectiveness Committee examines strategies, practices and procedures for making legislators, staff and legislatures more effective. The committee focuses both on key skills for legislators and on key operations and powers of state legislature.
The Hawaii Civil Rights Commission will hold a public hearing on Act 206 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the University of Hawaii William S. Richardson School of Law.
Act 206, which takes effect Jan. 1, 2012, will make it illegal for an employer to refuse to hire or employ, bar or discharge from employment or otherwise discriminate against any individual because of domestic or sexual violence victim status.
Hawaii is the fifth state to include protections against employment discrimination on the basis of domestic or sexual violence victim status in its civil rights or fair employment laws. Click here for more information.
The Wahine Forum, an annual women’s conference co-convened by Hawaii Business Magazine and Junior League of Honolulu, will be held today at the Hawaii Convention Center.
The keynote speaker is Carla Harris, author of “Expect to Win, 10 Proven Strategies from a Wall Street Vet.”
Other speakers include Leslie Wilkins, a longtime advocate for the advancement of women and girls who will review how Hawaii “stacks up” on gender equality.
Homeless Outreach Ahead of APEC
KITV has this report about the stepping up of outreach to homeless people in advance of next month’s APEC summit.
One of those areas is near the Waikiki Convention Center. The homeless encampment that has set up directly across the street has become an eyesore with torn tents and pieces of cardboard propped up against a chain link fence. They have been piling up next to a recycling center where many of the homeless make their money turning in scavenged bottles and cans.
Second Reapportionment Suit Filed
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