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What Germanwings Teaches Us About Risk Agility

Daniel Wagner | Posted 03.15.2017 | Business
Daniel Wagner

If managing risk were based solely--or even primarily--on past data and experience, and if risk managers and decision makers were unable to adapt to the underlying conditions that define risk, the game would be over before it began.

Both Parties Are to Blame for the Rise of Trump

Daniel Wagner | Posted 03.10.2017 | Politics
Daniel Wagner

It is not intellectually honest to attribute the political rise of Donald Trump solely to Republicans and the Republican Party. It is more complicated than that, and as the Trump story continues to unfold, something rather disturbing is being revealed about American political culture, and its voters.

Much Remains to Be Done in the Philippines

Daniel Wagner | Posted 03.09.2017 | Home
Daniel Wagner

It is ironic that the first country to enforce the latest UN sanctions against North Korea by impounding a cargo vessel is the Philippines.

American Voters Should Put an End to Political Dynasties

Daniel Wagner | Posted 03.01.2017 | Politics
Daniel Wagner

For some strange reason, many American citizens today seem to believe that because an individual may have come from a privileged background or a 'political' family, they should either have a right to attain elected office or will naturally do a better job than someone who isn't 'privileged' or part of a political dynasty.

Low Oil Price and Its Impact on FDI in MENA

Daniel Wagner | Posted 02.14.2017 | Home
Daniel Wagner

There has been plenty of discussion about the impact of the persistent low oil price on economic performance, employment, and political stability. Less discussed has been its impact on foreign direct investment (FDI), particularly in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA).

Modi's Quest to Achieve India's Great Power Status

Daniel Wagner | Posted 02.05.2017 | Home
Daniel Wagner

Indian Prime Minister Modi invited French President Hollande to be the guest of honor at India's Republic Day Celebrations in New Delhi last month. The seat is generally reserved for, and used by the office of the Prime Minister as, a signal of close and important state ties.

Israel's Diplomatic Overture to the UAE

Daniel Wagner | Posted 01.12.2017 | Home
Daniel Wagner

Israel's extended olive branch to the UAE occurs within a complicated geopolitical context, in which some traditional alliances are strained, several states are exploring new partnerships and various actors are seizing upon newly generated opportunities in the region.

A Passion for Telling True Stories: An Interview With Journalist Fernanda Santos of The New York Times

Daniel A. Olivas | Posted 11.10.2016 | Latino Voices
Daniel A. Olivas

Santos has reported in three languages, in Latin America and the United States. She began her career in journalism in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, her home country. Santos says that this is where she "bore witness to violence, inequality and immeasurable hope."

Hofesh Shechter's 'Untouchable' at the Royal Ballet, Sandwiched by Sturdy Classics

Carla Escoda | Posted 06.18.2015 | Arts
Carla Escoda

Tuesday night's performance of Four T's was not as uniformly bracing as generally seen across the pond, though Robert Clark on piano and the Royal Opera House orchestra under Barry Wordsworth gave a crisp account of the Hindemith score.

The Next Enlightenment: Sharing Science With the World

Mariette DiChristina | Posted 02.01.2015 | Science
Mariette DiChristina

When we talk about success, we often think of competition. But the true story of human progress is more frequently one of cooperation. As a species, evolutionary biologists tell us, we've always gotten farther together than we have by going it alone.

How to Get Successfully Published TODAY: Big 5, Indy, or Self-Publish?

David Henry Sterry | Posted 09.02.2014 | Home
David Henry Sterry

It's the greatest time in history to be a writer. There are more ways to get published than ever before. While it's great to have so many options, it's also confusing. But when you break these many different ways down, they sort themselves out into just three primary paths.

Cover Reveal: SKANDAL by Lindsay Smith

EricSmith | Posted 08.24.2014 | Home
EricSmith

YA bloggers were buzzing about the book! Sekret tells the story of a young Russian girl who can read minds and gets wrapped up in Cold War espionage.

Apple Settles E-book Antitrust Case

Reuters | Supriya Kurane | Posted 08.16.2014 | Technology

(Adds Re/Code report) By Supriya Kurane June 17 (Reuters) - Apple Inc reached an out-of-court settlement with U.S. stat...

'The Cricket in Times Square': A Manhattan Children's Book Tour

Peter Mandel | Posted 07.07.2014 | Home
Peter Mandel

Maybe it's because the authors lived here, but dozens of classic books for kids are set in the center of New York. Crickets in their pages hang out, not in cornfields, but in Midtown. Mice don't run down country lanes: They sail boats in Central Park.

Crotty's Kids Right of Passage at SXSW Education Film Fest

Mike Smith | Posted 05.01.2014 | Education
Mike Smith

Crotty's Kids, debuting this week March 5 at the Alamo Drafthouse at the South by Southwest (SXSW) confab in Austin, TX, is both a documentary film an...

Disappearing Acts: Talking Storytelling, Spanish Harlem, and Prep School Suspensions with Author Greg Takoudes

Stacy Parker Le Melle | Posted 11.15.2013 | Home
Stacy Parker Le Melle

To get out. To start fresh someplace new, someplace purportedly better. This dream has driven migration for centuries. Whether we're escaping the fie...

BEA 2012: Young Adult Editor's Buzz

Lisa Parkin | Posted 08.08.2012 | Home
Lisa Parkin

You can't walk two feet at BookExpo America without stumbling on a hot new read showcased at one of the 1,000 booths inside the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City.

Price-Fixing Is Bad for Both Readers and Authors

Hoyt Hilsman | Posted 06.30.2012 | Home
Hoyt Hilsman

The truth is that this dispute is not about saving literature or the sanctity of the literary world, it is about the publishers' business model.

PHOTO: Is This Steve Jobs Book Cover A Rip Off?

Posted 12.28.2011 | Home

Publishers Weekly reveals that Macmillan imprint Feiwel and Friends is releasing a new biography of Steve Jobs - this time aimed at a young adult audi...

Casey Anthony Book Coming Soon

nytimes.com | JULIE BOSMAN; Compiled by ADAM W. KEPLER | Posted 09.11.2011 | Home

The Casey Anthony book blitz has begun. St. Martin's Press said it had acquired a book about Ms. Anthony, the Florida mother who was found not guilty ...

What Makes The Newest "Sweet Valley High" Spinoff Different?

nytimes.com | JULIE BOSMAN | Posted 08.02.2011 | Home

If the recent spinoff of the “Sweet Valley High” young-adult series wasn’t enough for nostalgic fans, there is another revival in the works....

Guess Who’s Exhibiting At BookExpo America For The First Time?

paidContent | Laura Hazard Owen | Posted 07.17.2011 | Home

Apple (NSDQ: AAPL), which almost never appears at industry conferences unless it is doing the hosting, will exhibit this year at BookExpo America, the...

Yale Gets $50M Gift For Management School

Yahoo! Finance | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) -- A member of Yale University's Class of 1964 has given a $50 million gift to the Ivy League school toward the construction of ...

Amazon's eBook Deal With Andrew Wylie Bad For Business Says ABA President

Bookselling This Week | Dan Cullen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Last week's news of literary agent Andrew Wylie's exclusive agreement with Amazon.com to publish Kindle editions of 20 backlist titles by notable writ...

Random House, Macmillan Rage Against Amazon's Deal With Agent Andrew Wylie

The Guardian | Alison Flood | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

NEW YORK — (AP) It's war between Random House Inc. and a top literacy agency. Random House, the country's leading trade publisher, announced Thursd...