The term “Mandela Effect” was coined by Fiona Broome, a self-described paranormal researcher, to describe her false memory of former South African president Nelson Mandela dying in prison in the 1980s. She realized that many other people also shared this same false memory and wrote an article about her experience on her website. The concept of shared false memories spread to other forums and websites, including Reddit.
In less than a century, Puerto Rico’s electricity system has gone full circle from private provision of electric power to a state-led effort to democratize access to power, and then back to a public-private partnership with a strong neoliberal ethos. Yet Puerto Ricans still face daily challenges in obtaining affordable and efficient electricity services.
Geoffrey Roche is a leader in various aspects of his life and one of them is as a school director at the Annville-Cleona High School. In this episode of the podcast Geoffrey and Amaury Abreu dive deep into what it means to be a public servant and Geoffrey’s experience navigating his professional life and his political involvement.
In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15 through October 15), it’s important we pause to recognize the major contributions of the Latino community to Pennsylvania’s economy. Latinos make up 18.4 percent of the US population and 17.3 percent of the US labor force, which is expected to rise at least 30 percent by 2060. Nationally, the spending of this demographic amounts to around $870 billion in consumer expenditure annually.
UPMC is known for their quality healthcare system and health plans and in this interview, we talked about their recent announcement of an expansion and the programs they are offering to community members who belong to their health plan. This information interview was done in collaboration between Dr. Johanna and Amaury Abreu, co-founder of Q Hubo News.