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Innovating for Equity

Elisa Villanueva Beard | Posted 03.18.2014 | Education
Elisa Villanueva Beard

Social Entrepreneurs get their start by pitching new solutions to people who can help them turn their ideas into action. Alejandro Gac-Artigas '09 is ...

Pebble Mine's 2013 Year End Review: 'One Foot in the Grave?'

Joel Reynolds | Posted 03.08.2014 | Green
Joel Reynolds

Coming off a disappointing 2012, the Pebble Limited Partnership and its uniquely reckless project hit the rocks repeatedly in 2013.

Goodbye Mayor Mike, Hello Bill and Carmen

Alan Singer | Posted 03.08.2014 | New York
Alan Singer

Will de Blasio/Fariña schools be substantially different from Bloomberg/Klein/Walcott schools? As Randy Newman sings in the opening to every show in the Monk detective series, "I may be wrong now, but I don't think so!"

Despite Critics' Claims, Medicaid Expansion Won't Lead to Catastrophe

Wendell Potter | Posted 03.08.2014 | Politics
Wendell Potter

Reform advocates have long suggested that getting folks out of the ranks of the uninsured should cut down on visits to the ER for noncritical medical care. An Oregon study, which was published in the journal Science, would seem to disprove that theory.

How Actress & Billionaire Heiress Josie Ho Won Her Family Feud

Ilana Rapp | Posted 02.23.2014 | Entertainment
Ilana Rapp

Aside from being named to Forbes list of 20 Most Intriguing Billionaire Heiresses, Josie is an accomplished actress, has a band and is also known as a trendsetter in Asia.

The Year's Top-Grossing Movie Star Is ...

Posted 12.18.2013 | Entertainment

Dwayne Johnson was the rock of the box office in 2013, if Forbes' new list of the highest-grossing actors is any indication. Johnson's starring ve...

Jennifer Aniston Won't Be Happy About Landing On This List

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 12.10.2013 | Entertainment

Jennifer Aniston might be America's Sweetheart, but that doesn't mean she's always box office gold. Her rusty performances have landed her on Forbes' ...

Anti-GMO Study Discredited

Richard Ha | Posted 12.03.2013 | Hawaii
Richard Ha

There's big news in the anti-GMO world. Food and Chemical Toxicology, the peer-reviewed scientific journal that in 2012 published controversial resear...

A 14-Year-Old's $250 Million Idea

Forbes | Karsten Strauss | Posted 12.02.2013 | Small Business

Forbes: All Isabella “Bella” Weems really wanted was a used car. That desire set in motion a chain of events that led to the Arizona teenager s...

Forbes Reportedly Exploring Sale

Posted 11.15.2013 | Media

Bloomberg News reported Friday that Forbes Media, the publisher of Forbes magazine, is exploring a sale. Sources familiar with the matter said tha...

Risky Business: Taking Risks in Pursuit of Your Passion

Pamela Barnes | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Pamela Barnes

My advice to women who are either just starting their careers or contemplating making a career move is this: Bring your best skills to what you're passionate about.

Bloomberg's $uper Dozen Years

Howard Steven Friedman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Howard Steven Friedman

Here we are in 2013, 12 years since Bloomberg gave up his position as CEO in order to concentrate his full efforts on the public service of helping the city. Luckily, Hizzoner's fortune has not suffered from this sacrifice.

Can You Improve Customer Service By Empowering Your Team?

Alistair Niederer | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Alistair Niederer

More employee empowerment really is a great deal for employees, customers, and customer service managers - perhaps more firms should be exploring this idea?

Who Is The World's Most Powerful Person?

Posted 10.30.2013 | World

While U.S. President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel wrangle over recent spying revelations, the allied leaders have reason to celebr...

Brand and Brands: What Politicians Have to Learn From Russell, And Free Market Capitalism

Nick Jefferson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Nick Jefferson

If you have a message that you need to convey, it is your job to communicate that message in a style and format that will resonate with those to whom you are trying to speak. And in this respect, there is absolutely no difference between politics and business.

Jenni Rivera Makes One Of Forbes' Lists

Blogamole | Michael Lopez | Posted 10.25.2013 | Latino Voices

By Michael Lopez Clearly no one wants to be on Forbes’ “Top Earning Dead Celebrity List.” But for the families of the departed souls, ...

Michael Vick's Redemptive Story

Carolyn Custis James | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
Carolyn Custis James

With God's help, Vick is turning his life around. Four years and counting, he is moving steadily forward. Rather than pointing to the past, wouldn't we all be better served to be cheering him on?

The NFL's Most Hated Player?

Posted 10.28.2013 | Black Voices

It’s still a dog-eat-dog world for Michael Vick. Four years since his reinstatement into the NFL stemming from federal charges for financing a dog f...

Houghton Mifflin Just Called Dell a Publisher

Stephanie Losee | Posted 12.09.2013 | Media
Stephanie Losee

Can paid media still support traditional media if it's not advertorial?

Are Beyonce And Jay Z Bigger Than Disney?

Posted 10.10.2013 | Celebrity

Whoever said popular music was dead may need to take another look at the matter. Vanity Fair just released its 2013 "New Establishment" list of pow...

Renewing America's Friendship With Books

Preetam Kaushik | Posted 01.23.2014 | Books
Preetam Kaushik

We need more and more information. We have an insatiable urge for fantasy, and its possibilities. And we want it in a new garb. Books today have turned the casualty, as a result of this. Why did libraries lose charm, when we still have our reading habits intact?

LOOK: Forbes Is Making Major Moves In Africa

The Huffington Post | Rhonesha Byng | Posted 10.22.2015 | Black Voices

This October marks the second anniversary for Forbes Africa, and Forbes coupled the anniversary with the launch of two new magazines focusing on the c...

When Husbands Retire First

Forbes | Robert Laura | Posted 10.01.2013 | Fifty

This is a special segment directed at men who have, or will be retiring before their wives. On the surface, it may seem pretty common for husbands to ...

Republicans and Their Myths -- If Republicans Say It, the Opposite Must Be True

Leslie K. Stein | Posted 11.27.2013 | Politics
Leslie K. Stein

Republicans, the gig is up. We are on to you. The truth: if Republicans say it, then the opposite is true. So stop repeating the lies, or just stop talking. Let us examine some well-known sound-bites that those on the right love to spout and repeat.

Beyonce And Jay Z Score Big

Posted 09.20.2013 | Celebrity

Whoever didn't see this one coming is seriously misguided. Beyonce and Jay-Z unsurprisingly topped the Forbes list of highest earning celebrity cou...