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NBC's Peacock Gets Plucked

Stu Kreisman | Posted 04.12.2013 | Media
Stu Kreisman

I used to be proud to work for NBC. The peacock network stood for quality. Now it's just a joke.

Bill Clinton Transforms LA

Tom Teicholz | Posted 04.10.2013 | Arts
Tom Teicholz

President Bill Clinton, Inventor Dean Kamen, White House Chief Technology officer Ken Park and Astronaut Leland Melvin were among the big name speakers at this year's by-invitation-only TRANS4M conference, held at the California Science Center in Los Angeles this past Thursday.

The Next Evolutionary Step: The Power of Circle

Birute Regine | Posted 04.10.2013 | Women
Birute Regine

Circle is a place women can come home to themselves and feel the support of other women. In circle, women are not "empowered." Instead, they have an opportunity to remember their power and to discover that being an agent of change is not about doing it alone.

Balancing Act: Lisa B. Thompson Explores Motherhood, Loss and More

Michelle Flowers | Posted 04.10.2013 | Good News
Michelle Flowers

Some people have more hours in the day. That is the conclusion that one might draw when considering all the tasks that playwright, scholar and mom Lisa B. Thompson juggles on any given day.

'Community' Ratings Return Up For NBC

Posted 02.08.2013 | TV

After an extended hiatus, series' creator Dan Harmon's firing and a network re-tooling, "Community" returned with surprisingly strong ratings for NBC....

S.P.E.E.E.D. (VIDEO)

Bus 52 | Posted 04.09.2013 | Good News
Bus 52

It is a laugh that speaks for itself: joyous, booming, and infectious. Nan Jeffers's energy is unparalleled. The force of her spirit can change the en...

This Long List of References Should Convince Everyone to Watch/Save Community

Hulu.com | Posted 04.09.2013 | Comedy
Hulu.com

Here's the rub on Community, which returns this week after a nine-month-long hiatus: Rival network executives and critics argue that it's not your father's kind of show. That's why it's getting jerked around on the schedule.

Local Groups Anywhere Make a Difference Everywhere

Norma Cook Everist | Posted 04.09.2013 | Politics
Norma Cook Everist

We are connected. We need each other everywhere to work towards and sustain cultures of nonviolence.

'Community' Can 'Go On Brilliantly Without Chevy Chase'

Posted 04.09.2013 | TV

Many "Community" fans certainly thought the show could go on without Pierce Hawthorne and Chevy Chase, the actor who played Pierce, finally did leave ...

'Community' Is Back! This A Great ... Disaster? Or Not?

Maureen Ryan | Posted 02.06.2013 | TV
Maureen Ryan

New executive producers Moses Port and David Guarascio do a reasonable job of extracting the kinds of comedy "Community" fans have come to expect. There's no doubt they've been handed an impossible task.

'Chevy Chase Physically Wanted To Fight Me'

The Huffington Post | Alex Moaba | Posted 02.06.2013 | TV

Joel McHale opened up about his former co-star Chevy Chase's tumultuous "Community" tenure on "The Howard Stern Show" this week. Chase parted ways...

'Community' Star Rips NBC Execs Who Fired Dan Harmon

The Huffington Post | Alex Moaba | Posted 02.07.2013 | TV

Dino Stamatopoulos -- the former "Community" writer and consulting producer, who also played the oddball character Star-Burns on the NBC comedy -- rip...

What's Your Story?

Craig K. Comstock | Posted 04.06.2013 | Books
Craig K. Comstock

Evenings of story-telling could be done in any town. Mine has a population of only 20,000. This kind of event does not require an enormous metropolis. Classical Athens was tiny by modern standards. What it had were traditions, an audience, occasions.

When Is It the Right Time to Introduce Service to Your Child?

Diana Grycan | Posted 04.06.2013 | Parents
Diana Grycan

I think we need to take the time to do much more explaining to our children about why we do things for others. That is what plants the early seeds of service.

EXCLUSIVE: Explosive New 'Community' Trailer

The Huffington Post | Chris Harnick | Posted 02.04.2013 | TV

It's finally (really) happening: "Community" is back. On Thursday, Feb. 7, the Greendale Human Beings return to our TVs and it's all starting with...

The (Grim) State Of TV Comedies

AP | JAKE COYLE | Posted 04.03.2013 | TV

NEW YORK — The void you're looking at on your DVR is the sitcom landscape post-"30 Rock." When Tina Fey's bright, bouncy, irreverent showbiz se...

A Conspiracy We Can Aspire To

Rev. Ed Bacon | Posted 04.01.2013 | Religion
Rev. Ed Bacon

The word conspire means "to breathe with." My hope and belief is that everyone can experience the beauty and healing power of Community. By embodying love actively and engaging the Beloved within ourselves, we can conspire to transform the entire world into a love-based Community.

Six Economic Steps to a Better Life and Real Prosperity for All

Gar Alperovitz | Posted 04.01.2013 | Politics
Gar Alperovitz

When traditional systems falter and fail, new ideas spring to life. Little noticed by most observers, handholds on processes of potentially important new forms of change have been quietly developing around the country.

JLMC Begins Work in Senegal

Vivian Glyck | Posted 03.31.2013 | Impact
Vivian Glyck

Just Like My Child Foundation officially signed a covenant with community members for a sustainable water irrigation project, which aims to generate income within the community of Keur Cheikh in Senegal.

WATCH: 'Community' Mashup

Posted 01.26.2013 | TV

"Community" fans, rejoice! The cult hit's fourth season premiere is quickly approaching, and in preparation NBC has released a new promo -- take a loo...

Seven Ideas for Igniting a Brighter 2013

Lisa Diggs | Posted 03.27.2013 | Detroit
Lisa Diggs

Many of us were collectively calling out for a fresh start at the end of 2012, which often manifests itself in the form of resolutions -- that may already be broken. But you don't need a new year to make improvements, just a fresh outlook.

Social Entrepreneurship in Davos

Thorkil Sonne | Posted 03.27.2013 | Impact
Thorkil Sonne

I have experienced openness among large corporations, serious challenges in communities and brilliant business models, global networks and technology solutions which in the right combination can solve many of the most pressing global challenges.

One Small Sign of Society's Unraveling

Maria Rodale | Posted 03.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Renee James, essayist and blogger When someone studies early 21st-century life to try to pinpoint exactly when society started to...

To Change Washington, Obama Must Turn to Main Street - Part III

Richard C. Harwood | Posted 03.25.2013 | Politics
Richard C. Harwood

Americans intuitively know that it will take a collection of small steps to put the nation and their lives on a better path. There is no quick fix. And yet so many people lack the belief that the nation is even capable of coming together to take those steps.

5 Things That Help Increase Our Access to Safety and a Sense of Community

Young Nation | Posted 03.25.2013 | Detroit
Young Nation

Opening your home or other private space is an easy way to strengthen your bonds with people you trust and care for simply by spending time together. At the same time it helps to build community.