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Is Wonder Woman Helping Hillary Clinton Win the Presidency?

G. Roger Denson | Posted 11.08.2016 | Entertainment
G. Roger Denson

Gal Gadot in Wonder Woman, the movie, to be released in 2017, courtesy of Warner Bros. Pictures. Is there a direct correlation between being a seven...

Diagnostic & Statistical Manual as Political Guidebook

Warren J. Blumenfeld | Posted 03.29.2016 | Politics
Warren J. Blumenfeld

I am deeply concerned about our country's ability to attract new and fresh talent, whom I believe may be the only ones who can rescue our nation from the political cynicism and malaise, and heal the political scars and deep divisions. Possibly the current crisis has had the effect of motivating some to do exactly that.

Restart The Campaigns: 6 Lessons Our Candidates Can Learn from A Pediatrician

Sarah C. Bauer, MD | Posted 12.10.2015 | Politics
Sarah C. Bauer, MD

As a developmental pediatrician for the past seven years, I see far too many parallels between the challenging behaviors of children in my practice and the complicated behaviors of the current roster of presidential candidates. These behaviors challenge our notion of civilized public discourse.

Do Candidates' Voices Convey More Than Their Words?

Rindy Anderson | Posted 09.03.2016 | Politics
Rindy Anderson

With the presidential election season heating up, all eyes and ears are on the candidates. New studies suggest that the tone of candidates' voices might help (or hurt) at the polls.

You Have to Touch *All* the Bases!

Rick Horowitz | Posted 06.07.2016 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

Life Lessons from the World of Sports: First Do the Job -- Then Do the Celebrating!

The Starbucks or McCafé Crowd: Who Counts More Politically?

Ladan Rafii | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Ladan Rafii

Yes, political candidates want to be seen as "one of us" by voters, but which one counts more: the Starbucks or McCafé crowd?

Perceptions

Frank A. Weil | Posted 10.29.2012 | Politics
Frank A. Weil

How can modern society adjust to the perceptive distortions which have been magnified by modern communications and social media?

Where's the Human Touch? A Congressional Candidate Laments the Loss of Personal Connection.

Patrick Kennedy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Patrick Kennedy

If I had to describe what it's like running for office for the first time, I'd explain it this way: Wait for a sunny day and seek out the tallest, thickest, nastiest tree you can find. Once there, strip naked and climb to the very top, wrap a blindfold around your eyes and jump into the thicket below.

Track Records and Trickle Downs: Will Elected Women Officals Benefit Other Women?

Douglas M. Branson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Douglas M. Branson

Women voters may well find of interest female candidate's track records with respect to hiring, promotion and mentoring of other women in business.