Doug Levitt’s Story About The Greyhound Diaries

The Greyhound Diaries is a project that lasted over a decade. It involved Doug Levitt, an American singer/songwriter, travelling over 70,000 miles in Greyhound buses. The Greyhound Diaries are songs, stories and images of fellow travelers, which resulted from his experience of crisscrossing the country. During an interview with DCist, Doug Levitt talked about The Greyhound Diaries and explained why he ventured in travelling around nation. His decision to travel the country on Greyhound buses was inspired by the poverty crisis in the U.S., which needed to write songs and tell stories about.

He decided to travel on bus in order to interact with people who use buses in a country where basically people do not board the bus unless they have to, thus a group of people struggling to get by. However, the artist explained that the trips actually helped him understand his father’s suicide through sharing stories with others, which helped him heal. Growing up in D.C. and going to public schools exposed him to different kinds of people from different societies and politics, which he said instilled a civic mindset and an outward focus into him.

Moving further from D.C. made Doug realize a narrative gap in the news coverage and conversation where there is an assumption that news and discussions are inclusive yet there are numerous people in small cities that are not involved. Doug Levitt asserts that it was easy to get people to tell their stories since he was broke during that period, thus he easily fitted in. Lastly, the experience taught him that the American landscape has diverse population, which is connected by people’s stories. His shows promote the idea of telling stories to help people connect.

About Doug Levitt

Doug Levitt is a former London-based foreign correspondent. He once reported for ABC, CNN, and MSNBC among others. CNN, Fox News, MSNBC, Reuters, Billboard and The Wall Street Journal have featured Doug in their shows. He is an alumnus of Cornell University and the London School of Economics where he earned his Master’s in International Relations. Doug started his career as a foreign correspondent then switched to being a singer-songwriter. He started working with the producer of Americana, David Henry. He still works as the producer of Greyhound Diaries.

George Soros’ support for Hillary Clinton should cause alarm to Trump’s campaign team

After 2004, when his preferred candidate lost to the former US president, George W. Bush, George Soros seemed to have got his hands off national politics. The self-made billionaire spent about $27 million on Bush’s opponent. No one has spent this much amount on their preferred candidate before.

Soros’ indulgement in 2016’s elections has so far caught many by surprise. What is even more astonishing is the fact that he seems to be spending more on the Democratic Party campaigns on, and more specifically, Hillary Clinton. Way before the elections, the investor had spent over $25 million. He had donated part of it and pledged others. The Federal Election Commission confirmed this, while sources close to the billionaire state that he is expected to donate much more. What might have been the cause for Soros’ reemergence?

To begin with, Clinton and George Soros have been known to have friendship ties, sharing a relationship that has lasted for over 20 years. Secondly, the Democratic Party flag bearer is pushing for reforms that resonate with Soros’ ideologies. Donald Trump’s perspective on reforms such as the criminal justice reform, the immigration reform, and religious tolerance are all against Soros’ will. With Trump being the Republican party’s flag bearer, Soros’ finds all the reasons to support Clinton. Finally, Soros has never been on the same page as Trump. At one point, he was caught stating that Trump’s was of managing businesses is similar to the way ISIS manages its activities. Read his profile at Forbes.

Nevertheless, the fact that Soros is Clinton’s main funder should be a cause for alarm for Trump’s campaign team. What will even worry Trump is that Soros seems to be more engaged politically this time more than ever. His support for Soros is hugely evident. In fact, to show this, he had planned to attend the Democratic Party Convention on, a forum in which Clinton was set to accept her nomination as the preferred presidential candidate for the Democratic Party. He, however, didn’t manage to do so. Sources close to the billionaire explain that this was because the investor had gone back to active trading, and had opted to stay in Europe so as to monitor his activities closely.

About George Soros
The investor has two foundations under him; Soros Fund Management, and the Open Society Foundation at He established them with the aim of putting together his fellow rich investors so they could help in certain areas such as education, and the needy communities. His philanthropic work has seen him donate up to $7 billion since 1979, through the Open Society Foundation. He is also a writer, with his articles focusing mainly on politics, economics, and society.

George Soros was born in Budapest, Hungary, before moving to Europe after being affected by the Nazi Occupation. He studied in Europe, where he acquired different academic credentials on, including an economics degree, before he moved to settle in the United States. This was in 1956. Soros went on to indulge in various businesses that enabled him to amass the fortune he currently has.

Talk Fusion Oferers Associates Incentive Trip To Milan

Talk Fusion, the global video marketing leader, has announced they will offer an incentive trip to Milan, Italy for qualifying Associates. The trip, dubbed Destination: Milan, will be awarded to Independent Associates as an incentive to build their business.


The trip is scheduled to take place December 2017 for those Associates who reach the “Diamond” ranking by October 29, 2017. Milan is known as a fashion capital and a high-end shopping destination. It is also a center for culture and sightseeing.


Talk Fusion will provide airfare and first class hotel accommodations for those Associates who qualify and their spouses. Destination: Milan is the latest in a series of top-notch incentives offered by Talk Fusion. Previous incentives included Mercedes-Bens automobiles, Rolex watches, and trips to Dubai.


The company views these incentives as another way to reward their Associates for sharing the company’s award-winning technology and business opportunity. Currently, the company has Independent Associates in over 140 countries and that list continues to grow year by year.


Talk Fusion has made a name for itself by offering the world’s first all-in-one Video Marketing Solution. This groundbreaking technology allows users to seamlessly video chat with anyone on any device. This allows businesses to greatly increase sales and profits and still keep their customers happy and engaged.


Along with these incentives for Associates, Talk Fusion makes it a point to give back to the community. Under the stewardship of CEO Bob Reina, the company regularly contributes to charities and animal causes. Through its Giving Back program, the company continues to aid non-profit organizations around the globe.




Securus Technologies Announces Multi-State Campaign to Promote Awareness and Benefits of Video Visitation

Securus Technologies Company has more than 2 million people connections made every year between the inmates and their friends and family throughout the United States. Securus Technologies Company is a leading provider of criminal and civil justice solutions to the correctional market. The company also offers solutions that aid in investigations, public security, monitoring, and corrections. The company has announced the launch of the multi-state campaign to promote the numerous benefits of the Remote video Visitations to the correctional market. This is one of the most innovative campaigns ever produced by the company. As a matter of fact, they have been adopted on a massive scale by the inmates and their friends and family.


Securus Remote Video Visitations, over the next one month, will feature in numerous infomercials and television program in a way to promote its adoption, for the company, they will never rest until everyone is aware of the Remote Video Visitation application. This feature, on the other hand, will not replace the on-site visitations. However, they will act an alternative to the on-site visitation. Moreover, there are millions of people who stay away from their friends and family in prison. Therefore, this Remote Vide Visitation will be the cheapest way to communicate with the people.


The company values the inmates as much as they value their friends and family. For Securus Technologies Company, they engage in events that connect the poor soul who wants to talk to someone who cares about their lives. Securus Technologies Company also wants to connect the poor daughter with her mother during this coming festive season. For this reason, this application offers a seamless integration to speaking to friends and families in prison. As a matter of fact, you need a computer of a smartphone connected to the internet to make this video call. They will come with a small fee.



Magnises is for the Exclusive People of the City

Each cit has an opportunity for the members of it to become Magnises’ elite. The company has worked hard to establish a presence for itself within the communities of different cities and this has given it the chance to make things better for the members of it. The people who belong to Magnises are able to get special treatment and they are offered things that are completely exclusive to being a part of the club. What makes it even better is the fact that not everyone is able to get into the club and they must meet certain requirements to get in.

Magnises knows a thing or two about luxury. This is the foundation that their club is based on and it is something that they feel that they can do great at if they offer their members a little bit of everything that is luxurious. This is much different than some of the other clubs because they are not focused on luxury. Instead, they are focused on doing more for themselves and not worrying too much about the members of the club and what they can do for them.

The people who are members of Magnises know how to throw a party and know even more how to have a good time. Magnises are working hard to make sure that they are doing different things in the business that they are a part of. This is something that has set Magnises apart from other companies. It has given them the chance to make things better within the community that they are a part of. There have been many different ways in which the club has allowed people to build an even bigger part of their community together. They work hard to make sure that they are committed to helping each other out.

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The benefits that come with being a Magnises member range in everything from getting access to other clubs and events to getting deals on hotels that have been full for a long time. A hotel with no vacancies is something that does not happen too often for Magnises members. They are all treated to the opportunity to make different things work for them. Just being a member of the club will get them the access that they need to take advantage of the benefits that come with being a member of the club.

While Magnises has a lot to offer the people who are members of the club, it is going to offer even more in the future. The creators of Magnises are always working toward doing better for the company. They want to make sure that everyone who has a black card for Magnises is able to get what they want in all areas of life. While Magnises is not able to promise to work miracles or be magic for everyone, they are able to strive to work toward more opportunities for their members. This is something that they have been able to do a lot of and plan to do even more of in the future.

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ClassDojo taking Education to another Level

Education is an essential element in our day to day lives, as it is the way to gain experience, knowledge, and skills. We all trust that education is the key to success. Technology has been improving and upgrading as the days’ move, and the education sector has not been left behind. ClassDojo is one of the learning technologies, and it has raised $21 million in a Series B from place to location of project financing for the technology that is designed to connect teachers, students and parents for the purpose of constant communication about the student’s activities and behavioral, and social progress in school. Parents can see and discuss with the teachers about their children’s behavior and activities throughout the year as well as the day something that was not impossible to do to during the once per semester meetings organized by the school.

The organization closed for the end of the year in late 2015 and according to the founders Sam and Liam; they are planning to use the capital for expanding their team and coming up with new features and content that will assist parents to not only use it for school purposes but also at home. One of the co-founders Sam mentioned that their original idea is to help parents to continue the development of their children at home.

ClassDojo helps tutors to make a program of activities that are known to parents on a daily basis. The app also helps the teachers take photos, and videos that are sent to parents for them to see how their children participate and work in school activities.

ClassDojo is a classroom communication app that is intended to assist students to produce social-emotional abilities while creating a modest way of communication between the teachers, parents and students for the activities carried out in school. ClassDojo was founded in 2011 by Sam Chaudhary and Liam Don and its Headquarters in San Francisco California.

The founders of ClassDojo noticed the gap that was there in the creation of education technology in the formation of digital curriculum, testing platforms as well as grade books. The founders took advantage of the fact that there were no companies that offered a welcoming and easy to use app that created a value of communication between students, educators, and parents. The app is being used by more than 8500 schools in the United States including private, chartered as well as the largest public schools in the country. The company is one of the largest growing education technology firms in the country and it is aiming to distribute the app to more teachers and even globally. Their dedicated team is made up of designers, educators as well as engineers who are devoted to seeing the company grow.

Securus Technologies 101

On June 9th, 2016, Securus Technologies a leading company in the provision of civil and criminal technology solutions for corrections, monitoring, and public safety released a press report issuing corrections to multiple statements issued by GTL on June 7th, 2016.


Securus corrects the first allegation published by GTL stating that the United States Patent Trial and Appel Board allow GTL to move to forward with the validated patent and seek damages and injunctions against Securus in Texas Federal court in pending infringement lawsuits. Securus clarifies that the patent has never been validated and that GTL is not able to seek damages as it has claimed.


Another allegation claimed by GTL said that PTAB determined that all innovations are patentable hence allowing GTL to go back to court and protect its technology enabling law enforcement to monitor the video calls. Securus corrected that by stating that PTAB did not clarify that any of the claimed technology is patentable and they did not review the allegation.


GTL also argued that in a few months they would go back to court and illustrate to a jury how Securus violates this patent plus three more patents targeted by Securus. Securus clarified this by stating that the jury will listen to evidence from both sides and will be able to determine if it’s true Securus uses the methods claimed by GTL in the patent.


GTL states that they are seeking damages and injunction which if granted will force Securus to stop using GTLs patented technology on all the platforms that infringement is happening. Securus says there is no violation that is occurring since GTLs patented technology is not being used.


In response to GTLs press news, Richard A Smith who is the CEO of Securus Technologies says that he would be happy anytime to reinstitute the technology bake-off challenge with GTL.


Making Free Calls Home After Floods

There has been severe flooding in Louisiana during the month of August, 2016. When inmates learn about natural disasters, some of them become anxious. There is sometimes more anxiety than is already present from being away from home. Securus is a phone company that many jails use to allow inmates to call home. Until September 7, 2016, Securus is letting incarcerated people in Louisiana make one call a day so that they can check on their family members.


This is something that more companies should do if the facility doesn’t use Securus. It’s an act that shows that the company cares about the people who are in jail. It understands that staying in touch with family members and finding out about their well-being is important and can help keep them calm while they are incarcerated. The company plans to allow about $300,000 worth of free calls during the designated time period. Securus is also making a donation of $50,000 to the inmate welfare fund to provide further assistance to inmates. The Department of Corrections is working with Securus in order to make sure all inmates get that one phone call a day home to talk to their loved ones after the flood event.


Critical IAP Worldwide Services for Commercial and Government Client

There are numerous and advanced technical and general professional service requirements for large commercial businesses and government. The IAP Worldwide Services Company provides progressive and cutting edge solutions for the diverse needs presented by these clients. Here is a description of the primary types of critical services that are delivered internationally.

Logistics and Supply

Transportation is an indispensable need in both commercial and government operations. IAP Worldwide Services has established resources that are ideal for moving goods and people around the globe. Basically, the company will handle every stage of the supply chain to promote advanced efficiency. These phases include procurement of the assets, haulage, warehouse operations, receiving and even long-shore operations. The company can also be engaged to provide extensive support for aviation operations and general maintenance. The services can be on an urgent requirement or an expert can be contracted for day-to day running of the specific operation. Whether the mission is civilian or military, the solutions provided will be efficient and innovative.

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Expeditionary Assistance

Commercial and government agencies interested in remote expeditions will require extensive missions support. IAP Worldwide Services is dedicated to providing infrastructure and professional services that will allow the pertinent agency to have better command of the environment. The expeditionary services provided include the construction of permanent and temporary structures such as hospitals, military bases and laboratories, maintenance of new buildings and provide remote transportation. In addition, IAP can stimulate local economy in the relevant localities by subcontracting to resident vendors, training the local workforce and generally creating new jobs. The solutions provided are always custom-engineered to match the specific needs of the mission.

Emergency Response

When there are emergency situations that cannot be dealt with through the interventions of local authorities, the IAP Worldwide services will provide assistance. The experts will also manage the environment and assess the damage in affected areas, providing a feeling of safety for the affected. In addition, water and ice can be provided efficiently to diverse sites, whether it is within towns or in remote environments.

There are other forms of quality services that can be acquired by commercial clients and the government from IAP worldwide. These include communications, network setup, industrial housekeeping, HVAC maintenance and operation, landscaping, waste management, distribution of potable water and even general grounds maintenance.

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Get Noticed Online for All The Right Reasons

Simply maintaining an online presence isn’t enough to get your business noticed. You need to find ways to stand out and be heard above the din, and improving your search engine rankings is the way to do it. It’s equally important to build a good reputation for your company online. You can make both your customers and web crawlers happy by keeping your site design streamlined, fast and easy to use when on a computer or a mobile device. You’ll also want to make it easy for visitors to share your content on social media and to find more information through internal links. Update your site often to keep your content fresh.

Other aspects of website promotion are a bit more technical but equally important. The words you include in your meta tag matter, and an understanding of search engine optimization (SEO) is critical to online success. The better you understand them, the more traffic you’ll see, so it’s wise to consider hiring professionals like those at Reputation Management Fixers. Building your reputation is their specialty, and capitalizing on their knowledge is far more productive than using your time to learn what the experts at online presence management firms already know.

Google and other search engines know all the tricks business use to artificially inflate their online reputation, and they have plans in pace to combat them. At Reputation Management Fixers, they understand how much is too much. With a little help, you’ll see your search engine rankings increase and stay high naturally without tricks that could cause search engines to actually lower your ranking. This firm is also available to suppress negative search results about your company and help repair your reputation with crisis communication via their PR team if you are in need of such services.