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Small Businesses Can Make a Big Impact on the Economy

David M Kirby | Posted 11.21.2016 | Business
David M Kirby

Credit: Shreveport-Bossier Convention and Tourist Bureau Being a small business owner is challenging. Small business owners come from a variety of ...

The Billion-Dollar Business: American Universities Need a Wakeup Call

Rini Sampath | Posted 04.11.2016 | College
Rini Sampath

Whether it is liberalism, to enrich all lives with the right to education, or conservatism, to pay due respect to every dollar, that guides you -- finding a solution to the current college affordability crisis works in the favor of all Americans.

Wellness Programs: Paternalism-Based, Impersonal Medicine

Neil S. Greenspan | Posted 07.08.2016 | Healthy Living
Neil S. Greenspan

In recent years, many corporations, universities, and medical centers have initiated wellness programs for their employees. The presumption is that s...

Can Your Startup Get Just Corporate Enough to Yield Sustainable Growth While Maintaining Your Agile Culture

Tiffany Crawford | Posted 11.30.2013 | Small Business
Tiffany Crawford

As the startups of today, you are the future IPOs of tomorrow. You have the chance to change the face and experience of "Corporate America" into one that inspires us as much as the fast-paced, ever-changing, startup world does.

A Bunch Of Young Geniuses Just Made A Corrupt Corporation Freak Out Big Time

Upworthy | Adam Mordecai | Posted 09.03.2013 | Politics

When you've got giant energy companies this scared, you must be doing something right....

What Does It Mean To Be An "American" Corporation?

Dave Johnson | Posted 04.25.2013 | Business
Dave Johnson

Can we align the interests of giant corporations with our national, American interest? If we cannot, they should be stripped of their American corporate privileges and be required to do the same things as other entities that are not wedded to the national interest.

Seeds of Change: Shifting National Agricultural Policies

Beverly Bell | Posted 06.22.2013 | Green
Beverly Bell

The need for us to become the policy-makers to create a just and sustainable food supply chain is urgent, because in the hands of the US government it has become increasingly unjust and unsustainable.

Corporate Personhood in the Fast Lane: Jonathan Frieman, Citizen, Takes a Stand

Russ Baker | Posted 05.21.2013 | Politics
Russ Baker

What's the significance of "corporate personhood"? This bizarre concept makes it infinitely more difficult to prosecute individual corporate wrongdoers and makes it possible for corporations to continue to dominate American politics and election spending by invoking constitutional protections intended for "real" persons.


Tony Smith | Posted 03.16.2013 | Business
Tony Smith

"Psssst. Suzie, come here!" "Where are you?" "Over here. Behind the big maple." "What's up?" "Let's play... Hide 'n' Seek. I'll count, you hide. Ready...

Diversity in the 1%: Does It Make a Difference?

Peter Dreier | Posted 10.02.2012 | Politics
Peter Dreier

Occupy Wall Street had it correct when it stated "that no true democracy is attainable when the process is determined by economic power." We must change the rules of the game, not just the gender and racial traits of the top players.

In Defense of Algebra

Linda Rosen | Posted 09.30.2012 | Education
Linda Rosen

Let's not throw the baby out with the bath water. Instead, let's ensure that all students master algebraic thinking and problem-solving, the essence of algebra, regardless of their eventual career goals.

Creating a Great Board of Directors

David K. Rehr | Posted 09.29.2012 | Business
David K. Rehr

When we have a great board, it makes the mission (whether it is making great products, providing outstanding services, curing AIDS, or ending malaria in Africa) easier to achieve. So how can a CEO use his/her board members to maximize the enterprise's success?

'We Are Truly Sorry': The 10 Most Famous Corporate Apologies

The Huffington Post | James Sunshine | Posted 07.17.2012 | Business

A picture may be worth a thousand words, but a solid apology is pretty good too. Most recently, Barclays posted an apology to its Facebook page, t...

The Robot-Monster in the 2012 Election

Stephen Gyllenhaal | Posted 08.12.2012 | Comedy
Stephen Gyllenhaal

2012-06-12-rootsgrassdjfkdkfjdk.jpgI must warn you, some of this attack ad footage is demoralizing, even troubling, but the point is to learn from these character's mistakes.

Be Careful How You Sign Documents

Brad Reid | Posted 05.20.2012 | Business
Brad Reid

Considering how well established the signature liability rules are it is surprising that there are still ambiguous situations created by both the writers and signers of documents.

Ideals and Ethics: The Next Business Edge?

Marc Stoiber | Posted 04.17.2012 | Business
Marc Stoiber

Morten Schroder of Van Houtte Coffee knows something about being a sustainability leader. In fact, Van Houtte has a long, proud history of adopting s...

"Anybody But Romney, Inc." Announces Presidential Bid

Chris Weigant | Posted 01.14.2012 | Comedy
Chris Weigant

"If corporations are persons," said Herman Cain in the press conference, "then why shouldn't they run for president? It just makes sense."

NYPD Shuts Down Wall Street

Natalie Pace | Posted 11.18.2011 | Business
Natalie Pace

Protesters had hoped to take command of Wall Street on September 17, but the New York Police Department quickly showed them who was in charge, by barricading all entrances to the heart of America's financial institutions.

"What You Talkin' Bout, Willard?"

Norman Lear | Posted 10.25.2011 | Politics
Norman Lear

"What you talkin' bout, Willard?" Absent a profanity, I don't know a better reaction to Romney's declaration 
that "corporations are people".

Calling on the Private Sector: It's Time to Play a Role

Simon Mainwaring | Posted 08.13.2011 | Impact
Simon Mainwaring

We need to develop and disseminate an entirely new paradigm and practice of collaboration that supersedes the traditional silos that have divided governments, philanthropies and private enterprises.

Fraud Within Finance Departments On The Rise, Survey Finds

Posted 07.15.2011 | Business

ORLANDO, Florida (Barbara Liston) - "Back office" fraud is draining corporate treasuries of billions of dollars a year, and the risk is growing as com...

Mickey Mouse Pleads with Wisconsin Children: Don't Revolt! Watch TV! Go Shopping!

Reverend Billy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Reverend Billy

When will we make the connection between official American violence and the free-for-all of our products?

Donahue Lands Exclusive Interview With Sacked Santa!

Bruce Kluger & David Slavin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Bruce Kluger & David Slavin

2010-12-14-p.jpgSince the shocking news that a giant private equity firm had seized control of Santa's Workshop media organizations worldwide have been clamoring to land an interview with Father Christmas.

Fox News' 2010 War on Christmas!

Bruce Kluger & David Slavin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Bruce Kluger & David Slavin


HuffPo Scoop: Santa Claus Sacked!

Bruce Kluger & David Slavin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Bruce Kluger & David Slavin

Early this morning, Santa Claus, the jolly icon of the holidays and legendary symbol of Christmas for more than 970 years, was asked to step down from his position as chief manufacturer and distributor of holiday toys and merriment.