Author: JohnValbyNation

Film Festivals Are Forever Changed in the Wake of #MeToo

At this year’s Sundance Film Festival opening weekend, Gloria Allred, the famed women’s rights attorney, got on a snow-covered stage in Park City, Utah and declared “this entire year has been the winter of our discontent!” She was commemorating the first year of Donald Trump’s presidency, but also the one-year anniversary of last year’s Women’s…

By JohnValbyNation March 20, 2019 0

What It Takes to Make Congress Actually Listen

Last year, a military veteran living in Massachusetts's sixth congressional district tossed aside a piece of mail from the Veterans Administration, without realizing that the information he needed to access his benefits was buried at the end of the six-page letter. Once he realized his mistake, he called the office of Seth Moulton, his representative.…

By JohnValbyNation March 20, 2019 0