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It's About Time, My World

Lydia Canaan | Posted 02.03.2016 | World
Lydia Canaan

It's about time you realize that I am you and you are me, that we are all intertwined and connected in humanity. Whether you are from the East or from the West, aren't you aware that we share a planet and not a world? And, what is a world?

Perseverance

José Ángel Manaiza, Jr. | Posted 02.02.2016 | Education
José Ángel Manaiza, Jr.

It is with great honor to go on a tour with Ms. Yolanda Aviles, HS College Counselor at The American School of Tegucigalpa (AST).

Unique Moment In History at The American School Of Tegucigalpa (AST)

José Ángel Manaiza, Jr. | Posted 01.29.2016 | Education
José Ángel Manaiza, Jr.

Last Saturday, January 23rd, 2015, we made history at The American School Of Tegucigalpa with the first ever seminar on this speed reading proven system taught in The White House.

Speed Reading: A Proven System From The White House To The American School of Tegucigalpa (AST)

José Ángel Manaiza, Jr. | Posted 01.22.2016 | Education
José Ángel Manaiza, Jr.

SPEED READING: A Proven System From The White House To The American School Of Tegucigalpa (AST) Join us and make history on this Saturday, January...

Supermodel Doppelgangers

Randall Radic | Posted 12.08.2015 | Style
Randall Radic

Twin sisters, May and Ruth Bell were noticed by a talent scout from Elite in 2012. The identical twins were shopping at a mall in Essex, England.

1/3 of High Earners Live Paycheck to Paycheck

MoneyTips | Posted 09.15.2015 | Business
MoneyTips

The response to another question highlights the financial discipline aspect. Within the group that aren't saving as much as they want to save because of their lifestyle choices, 68% said that expenses from dining out was the main reason for their lack of saving.

Disarming the Selective College Arms Race: 6 Strategies for Parents

Hélène Tragos Stelian | Posted 08.26.2015 | College
Hélène Tragos Stelian

So how can we, the parents, help our kids navigate this crazy arms race of elite college admissions without feeding the beast? While we may be powerless to change the system, what steps can we take to make the best of a difficult situation, for our kids, our families, and our communities?

Beyond Influence: Rethinking Elites in the Brave New World

St. Gallen Symposium | Posted 07.03.2015 | World
St. Gallen Symposium

Aldous Huxley was fascinated with elites. In his novel Brave New World (1931) he creates a society of Alphas ruling over Betas, Deltas, Gammas and Epsilons in a caste system state order. The rules of society are simple.

Film Review: The Riot Club: 10 More Reasons to Detest Rich People

Brandon Judell | Posted 05.31.2015 | Entertainment
Brandon Judell

While The Riot Club is fairly predictable, its cast is no doubt a showcasing of the stars of British cinema's future not unlike our own The Outsiders (1983) that supplied us with Matt Dillon, Ralph Macchio, Rob Lowe, Tom Cruise, Diane Lane, Patrick Swayze, and so many more.

Do Minimum Wage Increases Benefit the Middle Class?

Timothy J. Barnett | Posted 12.13.2014 | Business
Timothy J. Barnett

This is not to argue against minimum wage increases as much as to argue that this remedy must not be substituted for reforms at deeper levels.

The Task of the Modern Psychotherapist

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 12.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Jane Simon, M.D.

The "good enough" psychotherapist adapts theories to relate and collaborate with clients to support their growth and help examine obstacles that interfere with their constructive goals.

Model's New Central: China

Susan Owens | Posted 01.25.2014 | Style
Susan Owens

Chinese models have never been more in demand. So no surprise that on November 27, the world focus on the next 'top model' gains a lot more octane -- when it moves to China. Here, one of the country's richest cities, Shenzhen, will host the 'World Final Elite Model Look'.

Ivy League Only: Your Money is No Good Here

Blake Fleetwood | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Blake Fleetwood

For elite alumni, the search for the perfect host or trusted tenant just got a little bit easier.

America's Snobbiest City Is...

Travel + Leisure | Posted 06.28.2013 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

To determine which city has the biggest nose in the air, we factored in some traditional staples of snobbery: a reputation for aloof and smarty-pants residents, along with high-end shopping and highbrow cultural offerings like classical music and theater.

My 2013 Travel Goal: Don't Be A Jerk

Christopher Elliott | Posted 03.02.2013 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

There's something about travel -- whether you're flying, driving or sailing -- that brings out the jerk in all of us. Like the guy in seat 26B just in front of me right now on a flight from Honolulu to Los Angeles, who is probably a nice guy on the ground. But put him on a plane, and shortly after takeoff, he jams his seat into my knees without so much as an apology.

The Conventional Wisdom Re: Growth Is Unwise

Jared Bernstein | Posted 02.10.2013 | Business
Jared Bernstein

Reading Politico's piece about how to get the economy growing in earnest again, I was struck by how out of sync the conventional/DC story is compared to what I and other growth analysts think is going on.

Mitt Who?

Daniel N. Nelson | Posted 10.06.2012 | Politics
Daniel N. Nelson

Who is Mitt Romney? His children and wife know him and certainly love him. But Americans do not. His "likeability" polling is half that of President...

Newt vs. New York

Mitchell L. Moss | Posted 03.25.2012 | New York
Mitchell L. Moss

Newt Gingrich is running for president by running against New York. That's the essence of the victory speech he gave in South Carolina when he singled out "elites in Washington and New York."

The Debate Over Elite Schools and Elite Jobs

Robert Teitelman | Posted 02.12.2012 | Business
Robert Teitelman

If you accept the research that higher socioeconomic status is the single greatest factor in academic performance, then Rivera is outlining a process that not only bakes in inequality, but deepens it over time.

Obama and Perry Stop Folking America

Mark Steinberg | Posted 11.14.2011 | Comedy
Mark Steinberg

A quick read of President Obama's 4,000 word jobs speech to Congress on September 8 reveals that he has apparently decided there are no folks in Ame...

Inside the life of Centurion cardholder Taysha Valez

Ellen Cannon | Posted 09.19.2011 | Business
Ellen Cannon

You probably think the holders of the very best credit cards, such as the American Express Centurion (the "black card"), are all celebrities. But that...

When Greed Is Good

Carine Fabius | Posted 08.23.2011 | Arts
Carine Fabius

2011-06-23-excess.jpgLondon-based Maximilian Widemann, a pop graffiti artist, channels horror over modern society's mind-bending fascination with money.

To Be or Not to Be: American Freedom, Exceptionalism and Identity

Robin Koerner | Posted 07.24.2011 | Politics
Robin Koerner

There is something fundamentally pro-American about much of the apparently anti-American content published in foreign newspapers. In this way, criticisms of America appeal to, and approve of, American ideals.

Gregory Beyer

The Elites Who Killed Osama Bin Laden

HuffingtonPost.com | Gregory Beyer | Posted 07.05.2011 | Politics

A curious word crept into the dialogue this week, as news outlets fed the voracious public appetite for every last detail of the secret raid that kill...

Weekly Audit: We Welcome Our New Plutocratic Overlords

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
The Media Consortium

By Lindsay Beyerstein, Media Consortium blogger Meet the new global elite. They're pretty much the same as the old global elite, only richer and more ...