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On Labor Day: Corporations Deploy Anti-Worker Weapon

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 09.07.2015 | Business
Leo W. Gerard

Instead of picnicking, Steelworkers in six states will spend this Labor Day picketing the gates of a dozen Allegheny Technologies Inc. (ATI) specialty mills. These 2,200 Steelworkers are not on strike. They never even took a strike vote to threaten a walkout. ATI locked them out of their jobs.

If College Football Teams Were Digital Marketing Strategies

Christopher Lester | Posted 09.04.2015 | Business
Christopher Lester

Fire up the grill and grab your foam finger, because college football is back, guys! This glorious time of year allows us to up our beer intake, show some love for our schools, and spend entire Saturdays enjoying the greatest sport on earth.

Fighting the Thief of Lives: HIV/AIDS vs the California Stem Cell Agency: Disease-a-Week Challenge Number 13

Don C. Reed | Posted 08.25.2015 | Science
Don C. Reed

So little attention is paid to HIV/AIDS nowadays, one might be forgiven for thinking it has been cured. But has it?

School Reform: Does Something Smell Rotten?

Vicki Cobb | Posted 08.14.2015 | Education
Vicki Cobb

The pot of $600 billion dollars of taxpayer money, allocated every year to educate American children in public schools, has proven to be irresistible to corporate and political interests.

Having My Mind Changed About Bitcoin: How Dr. Shapiro Did It

Bill_Robinson | Posted 07.01.2015 | Technology

As I walked around TechCrunch Disrupt NYC recently, I was bombarded with messaging, product demos and pitches. Until I met a young lady who didn't know I was a tech journo. She had one goal, after I announced that "Bitcoin isn't my thing." To change my mind.

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Supreme Court Rules Texas Can Block Confederate Flags On License Plates | Sam Levine | Posted 06.18.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court ruled Thursday that Texas can prohibit vanity license plates containing an image of the Confederate battle flag. Te...

Why You Should Talk To Strangers

Inc. | Jonathan Alpert | Posted 06.01.2015 | World

Last week I was walking down a busy Manhattan street. At a crossing while waiting for the walk signal I gently turned to the woman next to me who was ...

The Faithful Shopper: Cool Campers

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 05.18.2015 | New York
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Faith Hope Consolo

Summertime is unofficially here, and that means it's time to explore the great outdoors.

Big Data for HR: Does Big Data Take the Human Out of Human Resources?

Anne Loehr | Posted 04.14.2015 | Business
Anne Loehr

I admit I went to this conference expecting the day to be about number crunching. However, Human Capital Analytics is much more than that. What I saw was the great potential in marrying data and humanity to reach talent and organization performance goals.

Your Commute Could Be A Whole Lot Cooler

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 01.22.2015 | Green

An avid snowboarder has reinvented the wheel -- all in the name of making his commute more fun. “I wanted to make a vehicle where I could experie...

The President of Harvard Is Named 'Faust'

Neil S. Greenspan | Posted 03.07.2015 | College
Neil S. Greenspan

In the last six years the exceptionally influential Wall Street firm, Goldman Sachs, has been reported to engage in business practices that would appear to be strongly at odds with the professed values of Harvard and just about any other not-for-profit university or college.

I on Exceptional Living - The Exceptional Lives of Nikki Haskell, Mavis Staples, Cindy Crawford, Robert C. Merton, Catharine Hamilton & Marilyn Hoffman

Irene Michaels | Posted 01.23.2015 | Style
Irene Michaels

Photo from the collection of Irene Michaels. In September the world lost a truly exceptional person, Joan Rivers. She shared so many things with us.... Sells For Big Bucks

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 10.23.2014 | Weird News

Two Las Vegas entrepreneurs attempting to sell the rights to succeeded in selling to the highest bidder -- literally. Chris Hood and Jon ...

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Supreme Court Delivers Blow To Birth Control Coverage | Laura Bassett | Posted 06.30.2014 | Politics

A divided Supreme Court ruled 5-4 on Monday that closely held corporations cannot be required to provide contraception coverage for their employees. ...

Top 10 Travel Tips for Entrepreneurs

Rana Florida | Posted 07.28.2014 | Small Business
Rana Florida

Whether it's to meet suppliers or vendors, to analyze the customer base, assess the competition, or attend forums and events, entrepreneurs know that in order to succeed, they must travel.

Consumers Now 'Think Like An Expert' With New Real Estate Search Tool

Kelly Mitchell | Posted 07.11.2014 | Business
Kelly Mitchell is a research engine. Founded by former Double Click (Double Click was sold for 1.1B in 2005and later to Google for $3.1B ) CEO, Kevin...

The Power Of Stopping For No Good Reason

Inc | Jeff Haden | Posted 04.17.2014 | World

The first thing the old man said to me was, "The cows don't come by here anymore." A few years ago, I liked to ride my bike on the roads that snake...

Faithful Shopper: Turn Back Time

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 05.13.2014 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

Maybe it's because spring is finally occasionally in the air, or because Daylight Savings Time has kicked in, but right now time - and beautiful ways ...

State Dept's Keystone XL Contractor, ERM Group, Also OK'd Controversial Pebble Mine in Alaska

Steve Horn | Posted 03.25.2014 | Green
Steve Horn

One thing is clear as Secretary of State John Kerry and President Barack Obama head into decision-making time on Keystone XL's northern half: ERM has always been able to turn a blind eye to serious environmental impacts.

The Best Job Interview Question Ever

Inc. | Chester Elton and Adrian Gostick | Posted 11.20.2013 | Small Business

As a young manager working for a large hotel chain, Bill Keena was tasked with interviewing a group of MBA students for potential jobs. The HR lea...

Congress to Homeless Youth: You're Expendable

Kevin M. Ryan | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Kevin M. Ryan

Each year, more than 1.6 million children experience an episode of homelessness in the United States. The shutdown of the federal government is causing too many of them clear and preventable hardship.

The Most Annoying Things Your Boss Does

Inc. | ILYA POZIN | Posted 08.22.2013 | Small Business

You know the type... there's one in every office. Maybe he listens to his music at near concert-level volume. Or she abuses the “CC” button on...

Miami Beach's Biggest Mansion Bought by American Businessman/Bachelor for Entertaining

Hope Gainer | Posted 10.20.2013 | Miami
Hope Gainer

A successful Washington D.C. entrepreneurial bachelor, Bill Dean had the vision to buy the late S.S. Kresge's, historic home in Miami Beach.

El-Baz: Go West, into Egypt's Desert

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 10.19.2013 | World
Magda Abu-Fadil

Internal strife, poor economic performance, major importation of food supplies, and severe crowding along a thin strip of arable Nile land can only me...

Court Rules On DNA

AP | JESSE J. HOLLAND | Posted 08.13.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Thursday unanimously threw out attempts to patent human genes, siding with advocates who say the multibillion-...