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'Go Local!' and You Just Might Return a Better Person

Nicholas Kontis | Posted 08.25.2014 | Home
Nicholas Kontis

On your next journey, ditch the idea of staying in an all-inclusive or high rise hotel. Make a positive mark on our planet. Become a better traveler. Go and find an authentic, original experience and "go local."

Killing Them Softly

Kanan Dhru | Posted 04.05.2014 | Home
Kanan Dhru

The pressures of modernity have resulted in many casualties. In this battle between the head and the heart, the language with international acceptability, the language of future and opportunities and the language required for basic survival in today's world is likely to win hands down.

Should We Support Arts Organizations Or Musicians?

Posted 05.03.2012 | Home

A few weeks ago, David Beem made a bold statement to HuffPost readers. In a piece titled "Slash Your Local Orchestra," Beem, a former professional cel...

Re-Building New Orleans With Food

Olga Bonfiglio | Posted 04.17.2012 | Home
Olga Bonfiglio

In an odd sort of way, Hurricane Katrina helped to make New Orleans an incredible laboratory not only for understanding the role and importance of a city's food system but for recognizing the importance of food as an essential tool for community building.