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Today’s Solutions: June 24, 2024

Dame Sandra Mason

Barbados elects Dame Sandra Mason as new republic’s first president

Barbados is preparing to become a republic and has recently elected its first female, and first-ever, president. Dame Sandra Mason was the first woman to serve on the Barbados Court of Appeals and has served as the governor-general since 2018. In a bid to finally leave its colonial past behind, Read More...

US court strikes down coal-fri

US court strikes down coal-friendly climate rule just before inauguration

In 2019, the administration of the (now former) President of the United States attempted to relax restrictions on power plant greenhouse emissions. In a move that could only harm the environment, the administration’s EPA lawyers filed a lawsuit that argued that the federal government does not Read More...

MIT just elected its first-eve

MIT just elected its first-ever black woman as student body president

As is the case with many of the issues that The Optimist Daily covers, solving issues like racial or gender inequality is not something that happens overnight. Progress comes in the form of small steps from around the world, which form a big impact altogether. One hugely positive development Read More...

Contest: Write an address you

Contest: Write an address you hope President Obama would deliver

David Korten | March 2009 issue Before Brack Obama was elected to the U.S. Presidency, contributing writer David C. Korten drafted an economic address he wishes Obama will deliver during his administration. Korten's speech focused on hope for: food an energy independence rebuilding local food Read More...