UCLA's Mick Cronin on Chris Smith's development and West Coast bias
UCLA head men's basketball coach, Mick Cronin, joins Mark Titus & Tate Frazier to preview a highly anticipated season for Pac-12 basketball, break down how Chris Smith has developed during his time at UCLA and how he thinks the "West Coast bias" is real.
For years, conservative politicians and pundits have been warning of a left-wing assault on Christmas cheer. So what actually is the "War on Christmas" and is it even really happening? We must build a new normal where persons with #disabilities are fully included in work, politics, education, sports and leisure. The UN #COSP13 conference will chart the way.
Building back better means better for everyone! That includes persons with disabilities.
The Conference of States Parties to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (COSP) is one of the largest and most important global forums on disability issues.
Held under the presidency of Ecuador, the 13th annual session will feature remarks from the President of the General Assembly and the United Nations Secretary-General live from the General Assembly, along with recorded remarks from prominent disability advocates from around the world.
- Luis Gallegos, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Human Mobility of Ecuador as President of the Conference,
- Volkan Bozkir, President of the General Assembly,
- António Guterres, Secretary-General of the United Nations,
- Danlami Umaru Basharu, Chair of the Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities,
- Gerald Quinn, UN Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities,
- Maria Soledad Cisternas, Secretary-General's Special Envoy on Disability and Accessibility
- Idriss Alzouma Maiga, Civil Society representative Hong Kongese activist in exile, Nathan Law, spoke to France 24's François Picard about the crackdown on pro-democracy figures and the imprisonment of Jimmy Lai and Joshua Wong. President-elect Joe Biden introduced his nominees to head the departments of Agriculture, Housing and Urban Development and Veterans Affairs as well as the incoming director of the White House Domestic Policy Council. Mr. Biden highlighted how important it will be for them to contribute to relief from the coronavirus pandemic in the new administration. Watch his remarks.