To be truly effective and powerful, to have the social impact needed to reverse dangerous environmental trends impacting climate, ocean life, human life, forests, energy resources and all of Earth's ecosystems, collaboration and inclusion are essential.
Stress is probably the biggest trend to hit Vietnam from America since MTV. At first glance it seems impossible: Vietnam, after all, is a country full of hardworking young people, and rural life is backbreaking for the majority.
Climate change can bring out the best in us and help reinvigorate our economy. That's usually not the headline of a story about climate change, but it's a headline we can write if we want to.
It is one thing to read the 'so-called' Fed tea leave and another to be so tied to your point-of-view that you ignore the writing in front of you, and instead attempt to read between the lines.
Looking above at recent temperature anomalies, the jet stream has once again wobbled down into the US, bringing unusually cool but refreshing weather to much of the US as California and Alaska bake.
Many of us have heard of the 19th century novelist Horatio Alger. His stories are widely associated with "rags to riches" -- a tag that sticks even fo...
Three times as many people moved from Los Angeles to Houston, and from New York to West Palm Beach, as the other way around. Most movers are toward counties with lower density, lower unemployment, and cheaper housing.
What's the rush on renewable clean energy? It's connect-the-dots time! Here's my graphic line of connecting dots: 1. Almost all scienti...
Studies have proven the benefits of physical fitness time and time again. However, doctors and scientists are now beginning to point out the oft overlooked aspect of brain fitness on a person's overall health and success.
Today, 60 percent of millennials consider themselves entrepreneurs and 90 percent recognize entrepreneurship as a mentality. We are building incredible businesses that are literally changing life as we know it. I've personally had the distinct privilege of meeting a handful of these astute entrepreneurs.
Millions of Californians will have reason to celebrate today after Governor Jerry Brown signs the Healthy Families, Healthy Workplaces Act. For 44 percent of the state's population who don't earn a single paid sick day, this will move them a step closer to catching up with the rest of the world.
Capitalists used to spend their time battling unionized labor for the spoils of their joint economic pie -- and generally capitalists were successful. Now their battle is with the high-end talent upon whom capital is entirely dependent to make the decisions that will make the company they own profitable or not.
Crimea, once part of Ukraine, is now part of Russia (at least according to Putin). Yet so far, this dramatic move is being met with relatively weak responses from the United States and Europe.
Recessions are notoriously difficult to predict. Like timing the stock market or predicting next year's weather, the ability to time the next recession is generally held to exceed the limits of human -- or machine -- intelligence.
While discouraging, it is important for Americans to understand that inequality is not the inevitable side effect of capitalism. Public policy can help to reduce inequality and address poverty without slowing U.S. economic growth.
The brouhaha surrounding Bapitst's book, nevertheless, offers an opportunity to consider what is at stake in this allegedly new move to consider the history of capitalism in the context of slavery.