FROM Tyrone Drake
Tyrone Drake Redesigns the Black Panthers' Ten-Point Plan The revolutionary Black Panther Party was founded in Oakland, California, almost 50 years ago to challenge racism, police brutality and provide social services. One of the beneficiaries of the Panthers' free breakfasts was Tyrone Drake, raised in Oakland and now a graphic designer. Now he has turned his typographic skills to creating a contemporary, visual reinterpretation of the Panthers' "Ten-Point Plan ," on display in a new exhibition at Art Center College of Design in Pasadena.
Industry insights and lessons learned from memorable guests We have interesting guests on The Business, and sometimes our conversations are too long to fit into one show. This week we give you stories that were too good to leave on the cutting room floor, including some sharp insights on making it in the industry from David Mandel, David Simon, Shawn Levy and Matt Reeves.
Why is Trump so behind on filling staff jobs, establishing concrete policies? Yesterday Donald Trump signed a “decision memo” to revamp the air traffic control system. But there was little legislative detail in the plan. There’s not much to other splashy announcements from the White House, including tax cuts and the arms deal with Saudi Arabia. And hundreds of positions are unfilled in federal agencies.
Gov. Jerry Brown: California and China will fight climate change together President Donald Trump reportedly wants the U.S. to withdraw from the Paris Climate Accord, and he’s expected to announce a decision soon. California Governor Jerry Brown heads to China to strengthen climate and clean energy ties.
Why did Jared Kushner want a back channel with Russians? News broke Friday that President Trump’s son-in-law and senior advisor, Jared Kushner, tried setting up a back channel between the Trump transition team and the Russian government. What are the consequences for Kushner, President Trump, and the investigation into Russian meddling?