As head of the Democratic Party of Japan (DPJ), Hatoyama led his opposition party in 2009 to a commanding victory over the Liberal Democratic Party (LDP), which had ruled Japan nearly continuously since 1955.
During the white supremacist “Unite the Right” rally on August 11-12, 2017 in Charlottesville, Virginia, hundreds of counter-protestors clashed with white nationalists, resulting in dozens of injuries and one fatality. Months later, the timeline and events of the day, as well as the response by Charlottesville police, are under scrutiny.
Ai-jen Poo is executive director of the National Domestic Workers Alliance and co-director of Caring Across Generations. She is an award-winning activist, thought leader, and social innovator, and a leading voice in domestic workers’ rights and family care advocacy.
As U.S. ambassador to Kenya and Guatemala under President Bill Clinton and to Guatemala under President George W. Bush, Prudence Bushnell’s diplomatic career occurred amid explosive events, including the unfolding of the Rwandan Genocide and, later, a car bomb attack on the U.S. embassy in Kenya by al-Qaeda agents.
s final administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) under President Barack Obama from 2013 to 2017, Gina McCarthy led numerous initiatives to cut air pollution, protect U.S. water resources, reduce greenhouse gases and strengthen chemical safety.
As Chief White House Correspondent for The New York Times, Peter Baker has no shortage of stories to tell. He covers the Trump White House, just as he covered Presidents Barack Obama, George W. Bush and Bill Clinton.