Who is Dominic Cummings? Born on 25 November 1971 in Durham, northern England, to a father who worked as an oil rig project manager and a mother who was a special needs teacher, Dominic Cummings was privately educated and later attended Oxford University, graduating with a degree in Ancient and Modern History. Cummings is seen by many as the evil genius who delivered Brexit. Dominic Cummings Biography and Profile.
Joshua Wong, political activist and politician, was born 13 October 1996 in Hong Kong to middle-class Christian parents Grace and Roger Wong, eight months before control of Hong Kong was handed over from the UK to China. His major influence on Hong Kong’s pro-democracy movement resulted in his inclusion in TIME magazine’s Most Influential Teens of 2014 and nomination for its Person of the Year 2014, recognition by Fortune magazine as one of the world’s greatest leaders in 2015, and, in 2017, plans for nomination for the Nobel Peace Prize. Joshua Wong Biography and Profile.
Emma Goldman, Anarchist and activist, was born June 27, 1869, Kovno in the Russian Empire (present-day Kaunas, Lithuania). She immigrated to the U.S. in 1885, where she worked in clothing factories. Goldman emigrated to the US in 1885 and lived in New York City, where she joined the burgeoning anarchist movement. Emma Goldman criticism of mandatory conscription of young men into the military during World War I led to a two-year imprisonment, followed by her deportation in 1919. Emma Goldman Biography and Profile.
Jeffrey Edward Epstein was born in Brooklyn, New York, in 1953. His parents, Pauline and Seymour Epstein, raised him and his brother, Mark, in Brooklyn. Epstein grew up in a working-class community in the Coney Island section of Brooklyn, N.Y. His friends over the years have included Donald Trump, former lead investigator of the Clinton/Lewinsky scandal Kenneth Starr, Britain’s Prince Andrew and former Harvard law professor Alan Dershowitz. Financier Jeffrey Epstein was found dead in his prison cell while awaiting trial on sex trafficking charges. Jeffrey Epstein Biography and Profile.
Wayne Robert LaPierre, Jr. born on 8 November 1949, led the NRA through a period of unprecedented membership growth and political clout in defense of our Second Amendment rights. In large part because of Wayne’s leadership, Right-to-Carry is now the law in more than 40 states. Wayne Robert LaPierre Biography and Profile.
Ossufo Momade is a former guerrilla of the Mozambican National Resistance. He was general secretary of RENAMO between 2005 and 2012, and was later replaced by Manuel Bissopo. Ossufo Momade was born on Nampula Island of Mozambique on January 30, 1961. In 1974, he was incorporated into the Mozambican People’s Liberation Forces (FPLM) following the Lusaka agreements in Nampula. In 1978, he joined the ranks of RENAMO. In 1983, he was promoted to major general and in 1992 to lieutenant general. In 1999, he was elected deputy of the Assembly of the Republic, a position he still holds today. In
Fresno State Professor Randa Jarrar was born in Chicago in 1978 to Egyptian mother and Palestinian father. She’s an ward-winning American novelist, short story writer, essayist, and translator of several Arabic short stories and a novel. Her book, Him, Me, Muhammad Ali, won an American Book Award, a PEN Oakland Award, and a Story Prize Spotlight Award. Jarrar has received fellowships from the Civitella Ranieri Foundation, the Lannan Foundation, Hedgebrook, and others. Randa Jarrar Biography and Profile.
Vázquez Garced was born and educated in Puerto Rico. She became district attorney in the Puerto Rico Department of Justice. Vázquez Garced also served as the head of the Office for Women’s Rights in Puerto Rico. For 20 years, Vázquez Garced specialized in domestic and sexual abuse. Wanda Vázquez Garced Biography and Profile.
Kay Ivey was born on 15 October 1944. Growing up in the small town of Camden in Wilcox County, Alabama, and working on her father’s farm taught Kay Ivey to value hard work and living within one’s means. Her parents instilled values of faith, family, and community. On Wednesday 16 May 2019, Ivey signed a bill to ban nearly all abortions in the state, even in cases of rape and incest. Christian television broadcaster Pat Robertson, a staunch critic of Roe v. Wade, said the Alabama law “has gone too far.” Kay Ivey biography and profile.
For decades George Habash was one of the most important Palestinian militant leaders. In 1967 he founded the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) – at one time the most notorious of the many Palestinian factions. The group and its leader pioneered the tactic of hijacking aeroplanes, to try to achieve political objectives. For many years the PFLP was very influential within the PLO, second only to Yasser Arafat’s Fatah movement. George Habash was born into a Christian family in Lydda (present-day Lod) in Palestine around 1926. His family fled their home in 1948, when Israel was founded.