American’s Views on Gender and Transgenders

Key Excerpt: “The public is divided over the extent to which our society has accepted people who are transgender: 38% say society has gone too far in accepting them, while a roughly equal share (36%) say society hasn’t gone far enough.” Supporting Report: Pew Research Ricardo’s Summary: This is an extensive report on public opinion […]

Black Culture in the Metaverse

Key Excerpt: “I think a lot of exciting use cases and products are going to be built right now. I hope that more people that look like us are really given the resources to go execute that.” Supporting Report: Facebook Meta Ricardo’s Summary: This is a pretty fascinating report from Facebook Meta that explores Black […]

Building Workplace Culture Virtually

Key Excerpt: “It’s no longer about one policy for everybody. It’s about, ‘Where can we introduce flexibility within the job and office and work requirements at the role level and at the personal level?’ and making sure that those resources and choices are as equitably distributed as possible.” Supporting Source: SHRM (Society Human Resource Managers) Ricardo’s […]

Ukraine Moves to Ban Russian Culture

Key Excerpt: “This law will ban the publishing and distributing of books written by Russian citizens (with similar exemptions to those for music) though this will not apply to books already published in Ukraine.” Supporting Article: BBC News Ricardo’s Summary: Culture is composed of five main elements; beliefs, values, norms, language, and symbols. Music and […]

The World’s Workplace is Broken

Key Excerpt: “Gallup finds 60% of people are emotionally detached at work and 19% are miserable.” Supporting Article: Gallup Ricardo’s Summary: I’m not sure if the workplace is broken, I rather think that many people are broken. The workplace is simply a reflection of the people who compose it. The parts make the whole. This […]

Rap Music’s Surge in India

Key Excerpt: “All over the world, it is only the communities who have been pushed to the margins who ask difficult questions through art, and that’s what is happening in India now.” Supporting Article: BBC Ricardo’s Summary: I have a great deal of interest in India as it not only has the second-largest population in […]