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Trump Brings in Closer

Washington, DC (AP) With his lead attorney in quarantine and after Saturday’s dismissal of a key lawsuit President Trump brought in a renowned ‘closer’ to shore up his post-loss election campaign.     Summoned to an early Sunday morning press briefing, White House pool reporters appeared skeptical when Mohammed al-Sahaf took the podium wearing his

Revealing MESconduct (pt2 of 3): Investigations & Lessons Learned

TLDRUPFront: A review of 11 alleged perpetrators and 180 accusations of misconduct across six pools investigated 2016-2018 in a volunteer gaming organization. Each pool describes the warning signs, challenges, and lessons learned from the investigation of the type of reported misconduct volunteer organizations face.

Revealing MESconduct (pt2 of 3): Serial Predators Pool

TLDRUPFront: In our ongoing series Revealing MESconduct we review the Serial Predator Pool. This pool describes the warning signs, challenges, and lessons learned from investigations on reported  Weaponizing misconduct that volunteer organizations may face. In the Serial Predator Pool are 20 investigated offenses across two alleged perpetrators.

Revealing MESconduct (pt2 of 3): Broken Staircases Pool

TLDRUPFront: In our ongoing series Revealing MESconduct we review the Broken Staircases Pool. This pool describes the warning signs, challenges, and lessons learned from investigations on reported  Weaponizing misconduct that volunteer organizations may face. In the Broken Staircases Pool are 83 investigated offenses across two alleged perpetrators.

Revealing MESconduct (pt2 of 3): Violent Actors Pool

TLDRUPFront: In our ongoing series Revealing MESconduct we review the Violent Actors Pool. This pool describes the warning signs, challenges, and lessons learned from investigations on reported  Weaponizing misconduct that volunteer organizations may face. In the Creaky Stair Pool are 21 investigated offenses across four alleged perpetrators.

Revealing MESconduct (pt2 of 3): Broken Stairs Pool

TLDRUPFront: In our ongoing series Revealing MESconduct we review the Broken Stairs Pool. This pool describes the warning signs, challenges, and lessons learned from investigations on reported  Weaponizing misconduct that volunteer organizations may face. In the Broken Stairs Pool are 10 investigated offenses across six alleged perpetrators.

Revealing MESconduct (pt2 of 3): Creaky Stairs Pool

TLDRUPFront: In our ongoing series Revealing MESconduct we review the Creaky Stair Pool. This pool describes the warning signs, challenges, and lessons learned from investigations on reported  Weaponizing misconduct that volunteer organizations may face. In the Creaky Stair Pool are 12 investigated offenses across two alleged perpetrators.

Revealing MESconduct (pt2 of 3): Weaponizers Pool

TLDRUPFront: In our ongoing series Revealing MESconduct we review the Weaponizer Pool. This pool describes the warning signs, challenges, and lessons learned from investigations on reported  Weaponizing misconduct that volunteer organizations may face. In the Weaponizer Pool are 34 investigated offenses across five alleged perpetrators.

InfoMullet: Et tu, Covid?

TLDRUpFront: President Trump's transfer to Walter Reed Hospital with COVID19 after multiple possible super-spreader events threaten his campaign's continuity, puts the timeline for a SCOTUS nomination at risk and has created a national security risk. With nearly 45 individuals testing positive or self-isolating, including the entire Joint Chiefs of Staff, due to exposure and more

Revealing MESconduct (pt1 of 3): Balancing survivor privacy, community education, and community safety concerns.

TLDR UPFront: Part 1 of a 3-part series on revealing serious misconduct in volunteer-run organizations within the gaming community. Part 1 focuses on the tension between survivor privacy, community education, and community safety in handling sensitive information and our methods.