• For Hong Kong’s leader, pressure isn’t just from protesters
  • June 19, 2019

    When prop-maker Terry Yim joined up with throngs of marchers in Hong Kong on Sunday, he brought a homemade accessory: a pumpkin-sized likeness of Carrie Lam, the city’s unpopular chief executive, complete with tidy short hair and spectacles. For weeks, Hong Kong residents have rallied against a proposed extradition ...
  • As Trump Show heads into Season Two, will we still want to watch?
  • June 19, 2019

    At his reelection kickoff rally last night in Orlando, Florida, President Donald Trump criticized the “Fake News” media and the “witch hunt” Mueller investigation. “Trump rallies are in some ways like going to hear the Grateful Dead. You get to hear the songs you want to hear, and he ...
  • Pelosi on impeachment: ‘This isn’t about politics’
  • June 19, 2019

    The last time Rep. Nancy Pelosi appeared at a Monitor Breakfast, in March 2017, she made news: She said she would have retired to California if Hillary Clinton had won the election. “I have grandchildren to love,” said the then-leader of the minority House Democrats. “It was really ...
  • A global moment for the #MeToo movement
  • June 19, 2019

    The #MeToo movement may finally have found its global moment. On Thursday, world leaders at the International Labor Organization in Geneva will vote on a proposed agreement aimed at ending sexual harassment in the workplace. One in three countries still has no laws protecting women or men from ...

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August 7 – 10, 2019 at the Georgia World Congress Center, Atlanta, Georgia.
Fire-Rescue International (FRI) attracts hundreds of exhibitors to showcase the newest fire service innovations in apparatus, technology, equipment, gear and more. If you’re a fire/EMS chief, chief officer or company officer – this is YOUR conference for leadership education. Learn more.
April 20 – 25, 2020 at the Indiana Convention Center & Lucas Oil Stadium, Indianapolis, Indiana.
FDIC International offers 35,000+ Fire & Rescue professionals from 65+ countries around the world, quality world-class instructors, classrooms, workshops, H.O.T. evolutions and the most innovative products and services available to the industry displayed by over 800 exhibiting companies. The FDIC Experience is more than your traditional trade show it’s about the learning and sharing with your peers formally and informally through hallway conversations, developing life-long friendships and recharging your passion for the industry. Simply, there is no other event like FDIC International and to experience it, you’ll simply have to attend. Learn more.