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Happiness on Hold

Alice Savic | Posted 04.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Alice Savic

I'm on hold right now waiting for a human voice. And that gives me confidence that I will have sufficient time and content to write about this topic: ...

The Red Queen

Ricardo B. Salinas | Posted 01.27.2014 | Business
Ricardo B. Salinas

Companies can never remain static and they should always follow the advice of Lewis Carroll's Red Queen to never stop running.

A Step Forward for the GOP With Young People

Karin Agness | Posted 08.13.2013 | Politics
Karin Agness

From a Republican perspective, there seems to be a disconnect between the impact of Democratic policies on the lives of young people and which political party young people favor. Looking forward, the question is can Republicans make that connection? If so, how?

Vermont Home Care Providers Come Together With AFSCME

Laura Reyes | Posted 07.29.2013 | Politics
Laura Reyes

I was honored to be in Vermont today and to stand with all the members of AFSCME Vermont Homecare United. Together, we will work to improve conditions for home care providers and enhance the lives of all the people we serve.

How OECD Data Makes a Difference

Andreas Schleicher | Posted 06.24.2013 | Impact
Andreas Schleicher

The data that the OECD collects can help countries map their strengths and weaknesses in education. But what's the best way to capitalize on the strengths and address the weaknesses? Policy makers might find the answer to that question in another country.

Thoughts on Parenting, Grief and Lobbies in the Wake of Tragedy

Crystal Brown | Posted 12.18.2012 | Parents
Crystal Brown

No one in America feels at peace this week. Each time our country endures tragedy -- whether it is the stripping away of homes, belongings and community, or the loss of life in Newtown, Conn. -- we are reminded just how fragile, complicated and, at times, senseless, our world can be.

Single Mothers in Poverty: A Symptom of Failed Economic Policies

Riane Eisler | Posted 10.31.2012 | Parents
Riane Eisler

It's high time we change the conversation about both the economy and single mothers.

Consequences of Climate Change: A World Awash With Environmental Refugees

Andrew Lam | Posted 10.15.2012 | World
Andrew Lam

Whether humanity can move toward a global civilization will depend by and large on how it can act collectively to deal with what's arguably the central issue of our time: climate change and resulting human displacement.

Guy Adams on Being Suspended From Twitter and #NBCFail (VIDEO)

Shira Lazar | Posted 10.02.2012 | Media
Shira Lazar

Journalists will continue to speculate upon the back room dealings that went down between Twitter and NBC, but Adams doesn't regret his original action.

How to Differentiate Yourself in One Minute Flat

Lisa Earle McLeod | Posted 11.13.2011 | Business
Lisa Earle McLeod

That single pivotal behavior -- help people at the sign -- ignites a process that makes customers and employees feel cared about and connected, and community forms quickly.

Unemployment 'Math': Statistical Lies

Iris Mack | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Iris Mack

Parents need to demand that their children learn math. Math literate citizens can will use analytical reasoning to see through the lies of government and the ridiculous insults from the mainstream media.

State Farm Cancels 125,000 Florida Policies: Expiration To Come Halfway Through Hurricane Season

MSNBC.com And NBC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The largest homeowners insurer in Florida is canceling the policies of 125,000 of its most vulnerable customers beginning Aug. 1, halfway through the ...

Obama's Stem Cell Policy Should Be Enacted Through Legislation, Not by Executive Order

Ralph Dittman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ralph Dittman

Obama guaranteed he would ensure that all research on stem cells is conducted "ethically and with rigorous oversight." Now, how does he implement this change in stem cell policy?

Israeli Journalist: It's Safe To Assume That Obama Won't Abandon Israel

Haaretz.com | Akiva Eldar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As the world's largest democracy on Tuesday chose - for the first time in its history - a black president, Israel's own democracy marked 13 years sinc...

Bill Clinton Lays Out What Matters in a President; McCain Flunks the Test

Brian Ross | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Brian Ross

Bill Clinton gave one of the best speeches of his political career on Wednesday night in Kissimmee, FLA., and he did it in one sentence.