Israeli filmmaker Avi Mograbi talks about his latest documentary, “The First 54 Years – An Abbreviated Manual for Military Occupation.” The film builds the handbook of the perfect occupier, based on testimonies from Israeli soldiers and archive footage. Find out where to see the film here: https://www.facebook.com/The-first-54-years-an-abbreviated-manual-for-military-occupation-110161757790646/ Jess and Jamal discuss why it has been a bad week for supporters of Apartheid, as acclaimed Irish novelist Sally Rooney refuses to allow the Israeli publishing house that handled her previous novels to publish her most recent book, “Beautiful World, Where Are You,” due to Israel's Apartheid practises.
The CPG Guys, Sri & PVSB, are joined in this episode by Sarah Dajani, VP of Operations at Boosted Commerce, a FBA (Fulfillment by Amazon) aggregator focused on accelerating the growth of beloved consumer brands.Follow Sarah Dajani on LinkedIn at: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sdajani/Follow Boosted Commerce on LinkedIn at: https://www.linkedin.com/company/boostedcommerce/Follow Boosted Commerce online at: https://boostedcommerce.com/Sarah answers these questions:1) You have a background in food & beverage marketing as well as personal care. Please share with us a bit about your journey and how it led you to Boosted Commerce?What are some of the current market conditions that make FBA aggregation one of the hottest verticals going on right now?2) Please tell us about Boosted Commerce and your unique approach to acquiring beloved consumer brands?3) Why is the CPG space such an interesting opportunity for acquisition? What do you look for when building out a portfolio?5) How do these brands find their way into the Boosted portfolio? Are you seeking them out and, if so, what resources are you using to identify the needles in the haystack?6) What resources & capabilities does Boosted Commerce bring to bear on accelerating these brands that you are acquiring? Why are these often completely new to these brands?7) What are the key components that Boosted Commerce activates against to deliver repeatable success as you acquire & scale these businesses?8) Is the end goal to build a sustainable portfolio of brands, is it to build and sell to a larger manufacturer for their portfolio? Help us understand the end-state a little better.DISCLAIMER: The content in this podcast episode is provided for general informational purposes only. By listening to our episode, you understand that no information contained in this episode should be construed as advice from CPGGUYS, LLC or the individual author, hosts, or guests, nor is it intended to be a substitute for research on any subject matter. Reference to any specific product or entity does not constitute an endorsement or recommendation by CPGGUYS, LLC. The views expressed by guests are their own and their appearance on the program does not imply an endorsement of them or any entity they represent. CPGGUYS LLC expressly disclaims any and all liability or responsibility for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential or other damages arising out of any individual's use of, reference to, or inability to use this podcast or the information we presented in this podcast.
Journalist Daoud Kuttab discusses the Pandora Papers, a massive leak of more than 11 million confidential files to the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ), which revealed the secret offshore holdings of a host of rulers across the Middle East. Jess & Jamal discuss the whitewashing and sportswashing of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MBS), three years after the brutal murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. And the world's “favorite uncle,” the late Israeli PM and President Shimon Peres, was a sexual predator, according to former ambassador and Labor MK Colette Avital.
Sarah Leah Whitson, Executive Director of DAWN, says that President Biden's Middle East policy is just sugar-coated business as usual. “The president's actions speak louder than his lofty rhetoric on democracy and human rights, as autocrats cash in,” according to DAWN. Jess & Jamal discuss a motion passed by the British Labor Party calling for sanctions against Israel for practicing Apartheid against Palestinians. And, why was a Capitol rioter who recorded a video of herself saying she was looking for House Speaker Nancy Pelosi “to shoot her in the friggin' brain” only charged with a misdemeanor in federal court?
Attorney Stanley Cohen explains why a group of lawyers, activists and researchers from various countries submitted a petition to the African Commission on Human and People's Rights on September 16, demanding that the African Union revoke its recent decision to admit Israel as an observer state. Jess & Jamal discuss a standalone bill introduced by US Democrats to provide Israel with $1 billion for its Iron Dome missile system, after the funding was struck off a government spending bill amid pressure from progressive lawmakers. Also, a US veteran of the War on Iraq publicly calls out George W. Bush for lying to the American people.
The Palestine Museum founder, Faisal Saleh, shares his vision of researching and preserving Palestinian history, culture, and art. To learn more: https://www.palestinemuseum.us/ Virtual online auction: https://pmu.betterworld.org/auctions/ihs-pmus-auction Jess & Jamal examine US foreign aid, as the Biden administration contemplated imposing new conditions on aid to Egypt due to human rights abuses, while US Congress progressives renewed effort to prohibit the delivery of US-made bombs to Israel due to its targeting of civilians in Gaza.
9-10-21 The Program is joined by Jordan Dajani of CBS Sports to talk some NFL and about his expectations for the Chiefs this season. The Program speculates on the future of the Cam Newton and The Program is joined by Adam Teicher of ESPN to get his thoughts on what he expects from the Chiefs in Week One. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Brazilian Political Cartoonist Carlos Latuff talks about his activism and lifework, which spans from South America to the Middle East and beyond. Learn more about Carlos https://latuffcartoons.wordpress.com/ Jess and Jamal discuss the escape of six Palestinians from high-security Israeli prison. They also reflect on the global impact of 9/11, twenty years on.
The NFL season is on the horizon and we have too much to discuss. Two of the best in the business are on the show to break down the big stories and betting odds. Ty Dunne of Go Long and Jodan Dajani of CBS Sports are in for this installment. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Professor Abdelkader Berrahmoun from the Middlebury Institute of International Studies in Monterey, California explains the reasons and historical background that led to the recent diplomatic breakdown between Algeria and Morocco. Jess & Jamal evaluate the withdrawal from Afghanistan, which was described by President Biden as an “extraordinary success.” They also discuss the recent meeting between Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz.
In this Prime Talk Podcast Video Sponsored by GETIDA – Sarah Dajani - VP of operations - Boosted Commerce - talks about Boosting Healthy Living Products on Amazon, and shares her personal journey into eCommerce. About Sarah Dajani of Boosted Commerce - https://boostedcommerce.com/ Everything they do at Boosted puts the end customer at the forefront of our decision-making. By pinpointing the category leaders in the ecommerce space, they empower the brands who “get” their customers and are devoted to consistently delivering products that matter and outperform customer expectations. Boosted Commerce is very focused on a quality-driven, boutique experience for the sellers they acquire, the products they scale and develop, and the end customers that they serve. Find out more about GETIDA: https://getida.com/ Please subscribe to our channel and share your thoughts and comments below. Stay safe and healthy in the meantime! #Sarah Dajani #BoostedCommerce
Israeli PM Naftali Bennett said that he will work to convince Biden to abandon his plan to reenter the Iran nuclear deal. Our guest Samuel M. Hickey from the Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation argues the opposite in his article, “How Iran's Research Reactors Prove the Nuclear Deal is Still Working.” Jess & Jamal discuss the recent demonstrations to end the Israeli blockade on Gaza. And did Rep. Rashida Tlaib send the right message to Mahmoud Abbas?
Today I talk with Munther Dajani Munther Dajani is an online marketing strategy expert with his company Elumin Agency. He loves helping businesses grow by helping them create a predictable and automated online marketing strategy while looking amazing online. He lives in Portland, Oregon, loves the outdoors, and staying active. Keep in touch with Munther: http://eluminagency.com Instagram: @moon_ther Facebook: Munther Dajani
Heather Barr, interim co-director of the Women's Rights Division at Human Rights Watch, discusses the plight of Afghan women after the Taliban have seized power in Afghanistan. She spoke to us from Pakistan. Jess & Jamal discuss what went wrong in Afghanistan. They also talk about the resurgence of Covid in Israel, as former Israeli PM Netanyahu vacations in the US.
Learn about how cognitive flexibility helps you learn; why dinosaurs may have been warm-blooded; and noctilucent clouds. A high IQ might mean you're smart, but high "cognitive flexibility" means you can learn by Grant Currin Barbara Jacquelyn Sahakian, Christelle Langley, & Leong, V. (2021, June 23). IQ tests can't measure it, but “cognitive flexibility” is key to learning and creativity. The Conversation. https://theconversation.com/iq-tests-cant-measure-it-but-cognitive-flexibility-is-key-to-learning-and-creativity-163284 3 Ways to Improve Your Cognitive Flexibility. (2019). Psychology Today. https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/wild-connections/201912/3-ways-improve-your-cognitive-flexibility Dajani, D. R., & Uddin, L. Q. (2015). Demystifying cognitive flexibility: Implications for clinical and developmental neuroscience. Trends in Neurosciences, 38(9), 571–578. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tins.2015.07.003 At least 7 species of dinosaur lived and nested in the Arctic, which suggests the existence of warm-blooded dinosaurs by Cameron Duke Druckenmiller, P. S., Erickson, G. M., Brinkman, D., Brown, C. M., & Eberle, J. J. (2021). Nesting at extreme polar latitudes by non-avian dinosaurs. Current Biology. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2021.05.041 Multiple dinosaur species not only lived in the Arctic, they also nested there. (2021). EurekAlert! https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2021-06/cp-mds061721.php Rare, glowing noctilucent clouds are appearing more frequently by Briana Brownell Q13 FOX. (2021, June 17). Night shining “noctilucent” clouds make mesmerizing appearance over Seattle. Q13 FOX; Q13 FOX. https://www.q13fox.com/weather/night-shining-noctilucent-clouds-make-mesmerizing-appearance-over-seattle Mortillaro, N. (2021, June 19). Keep an eye out for rare electric-blue noctilucent clouds in the northern sky. CBC. https://www.cbc.ca/news/science/noctilucent-clouds-northern-sky-1.6069959 Rare glowing cloud phenomenon captured in timelapse ok UK's night sky. (2021, June 17). Msn.com. https://www.msn.com/en-gb/news/other/rare-glowing-cloud-phenomenon-captured-in-timelapse-ok-uks-night-sky/vi-AAL8F2Q Spaceweather.com Time Machine. (2021). Spaceweather.com. https://www.spaceweather.com/archive.php?view=1&day=17&month=06&year=2021 Umair Irfan. (2021, May 19). Why eerie, glowing noctilucent clouds are showing up more often. Vox; Vox. https://www.vox.com/22420935/glowing-cloud-noctilucent-mystery-unexplainable-podcast-climate Follow Curiosity Daily on your favorite podcast app to learn something new every day withCody Gough andAshley Hamer. Still curious? Get exclusive science shows, nature documentaries, and more real-life entertainment on discovery+! Go to https://discoveryplus.com/curiosity to start your 7-day free trial. discovery+ is currently only available for US subscribers. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Author Mona Hajjar Halaby talks about her newly published book, “In My Mother's Footsteps: A Palestinian Refugee Returns Home.” Mona is a Palestinian-American educator specializing in conflict resolution in the classroom, as well as a social historian. Jess & Jamal discuss new Israeli attempts to draw the United States into conflict with Iran. They also talk about the Taliban's blitz across Afghanistan, as American negotiators are trying to extract assurances from the Taliban that they will not attack the US Embassy in Kabul if they overrun the capital.
Cultural activist Hisham Ben Khamsa provides nuanced analysis from the capital Tunis after President Kais Saied sacked the prime minister and suspended parliament. Tunisia is coping with economic, social and health crises, with the coronavirus pandemic overwhelming its hospitals. Jess & Jamal comment on the Israeli High Court's decision to postpone ruling on the evictions of Palestinian families living in the Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood of Jerusalem.
Journalist May Shigenobu discusses controversy over the opening ceremony at the Tokyo Olympics and Japanese politics during an uptick in Coronavirus cases. Jess & Jamal comment on Ben & Jerry's statement in the New York Times. They also discuss Tunisia's crisis after its president Kais Saied suspended parliament.
Professor Rania Masri and Anis Germany, MD talk about the dire political situation in Lebanon, as the Lebanese people struggle through economic collapse. Jess & Jamal discuss the Israeli meltdown over Ben & Jerry's ice cream, as the company announces that it will end sales of its popular products in the Occupied Palestinian Territories.
One of our favorites drops by to contribute some extra perspective on what we are discussing bout the WFT and the NFL at large. The great Jordan Dajani drops by, before Reese takes the final calls leading into the weekend. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Author and human rights activist Miko Peled talks about the shifting sentiments among Jewish Americans towards Israel. He also discusses Israel's racist Citizenship and Entry into Israel Law. Jess and Jamal examine the Palestinian security forces and the crackdown on critics of Palestinian President Mahmood Abbas. **This show is dedicated to the memory of Terry Collins, co-Founder, President and volunteer programmer at KPOO San Francisco.
7-12-21 The Program opens the final hour of the show with all things you need to know, are joined by Jordan Dajani of CBS Sports, and to give you "the kicker" on the way out the door. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Human rights attorney Diana Buttu discusses the death of Nizar Banat, a prominent critic of the Palestinian Authority (PA), while in the custody of PA security forces last week. She also talks about the PA's crackdown on dissent. Jess & Jamal talk about the continued ethnic cleansing of Palestinians in Jerusalem by the Israeli Occupation. They also discuss the broken promise by the Biden Administration to reopen the U.S. Consulate in Jerusalem.
Muna Dajani joins host Yara Hawari to discuss how the #SaveSheikhJarrah campaign in support of her family and others in the Jerusalem neighborhood has acted as a catalyst for the ongoing uprising across historic Palestine against decades of Israeli settler-colonialism.Support the show (https://al-shabaka.org/donate)
Dr. As'ad Abukhalil discusses despotic Arab regimes and their history of normalization with Israel. He also talks about Biden's foreign policy in the Middle East. Jess and Jamal discuss the death of Palestinian activist Nizar Banat. Banat is a well-known critic of the Palestinian Authority's leadership. His family alleges that he died after he was badly beaten by PA security forces.
Israeli Jewish activist Ronnie Barkan explains why Israel's new government will bring no major changes to Israeli policy. The new Prime Minister Naftali Bennett is on record as advocating the murder of Palestinians taken prisoner, “I've killed lots of Arabs in my life and there's no problem with that,” he said. Jess and Jamal discuss US double standards when it comes to advocating for Palestinian human rights. They also talk about Egypt's role in securing the May 21 cease-fire that brought a halt to Israeli bombing of Gaza.
Jillian C. York, Electronic Frontier Foundation's (EFF) Director for International Freedom of Expression, discusses the rights group's campaign: “Tell Facebook: Stop Silencing Palestine” https://stopsilencingpalestine.com/ Zeina Ashrawi Hutchison, a Palestinian-American activist and DNC delegate from Virginia, discusses why more than 500 Palestinian Americans opposed meeting with Secretary of State Blinken. https://bit.ly/3gggxOV
Rana Dajani is a worldwide advocate, and research scientist. She holds a PhD in molecular cell biology, has received many accolades and recognitions around the world, has participated in the Clinton Global Initiative, is on The Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program from Jordan to the United States, and so much more. She is also the author of “https://www.amazon.com/Five-Scarves-Impossible-Reverse-Redefine/dp/153613774X (Five Scarves: Doing the Impossible),” an exploration of the intersections between gender, race, religion, and science, told through the eyes of one of the world's leading Muslim, women scientists. Every woman or educator deserves to read it. She's seeking a paradigm shift in the fight against women's oppression. She joins us to talk about her work, what influences her thinking, and the future of education. To learn more, visit: http://pastfoundation.org/ (pastfoundation.org) Resources: https://welovereading.org/ (welovereading.org) https://scholar.harvard.edu/rdajani (scholar.harvard.edu/rdajani) Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/wlreading/ (@wlreading) Twitter:https://twitter.com/welovereading (@welovereading) Twitter: https://twitter.com/Prof_RanaDajani (@Prof_RanaDajani) https://www.facebook.com/ProfessorRanaDajani (facebook.com/ProfessorRanaDajani) https://www.facebook.com/WLReading/ (facebook.com/WLReading) Learning Unboxed is produced in part by http://crate.media (Crate Media) Recorded by Eric French at http://wosu.org (WOSU Studios) in Columbus, Ohio
Journalist Max Blumenthal accuses the Israel Lobby of deceptively editing videos and making up dubious allegations, manufacturing an anti-semitism epidemic to turn the media’s gaze away from dead children in Gaza. Jess and Jamal take a look at who will potentially replace Benjamin Netanyahu in the Israeli government. They also discuss the continued ethnic cleansing of Palestinians in Sheikh Jarrah and Silwan.
Today’s topic is Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG), and to give us the ins and outs of this hot topic we have one of the top guests we’ve had on the show: Mona Dajani, Global Co-Head of Energy, Infrastructure, Mobility, Renewables & Water at Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP, an international law firm with a particular focus on the technology & media, energy, financial services, and real estate & construction sectors. If you're unfamiliar with ESG, then listen to this episode coming directly from a recent checklist that Pillsbury, the firm for whom Mona heads the renewable energy practice, created as a tantalizing tidbit to craft your own ESG strategy, as institutional shareholders invest record amounts in environmental, social and governance. ESG conscious funds and companies, boards of directors are looking for ways that companies can design and implement a business strategy that produces a sustainable future and remain relevant in a world where climate change, social injustice, pandemics, disease prevention, and wellness are the new normal. Remember you can always find the resources and learn more about today’s guest, recommendations, book links, and more than 370 other founder stories and startup advice at www.mysuncast.com. Gain access to all the show notes & resources from this episode here You can connect with me, Nico Johnson, on Twitter, LinkedIn or email