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Obama's Debate Mission

Brent Budowsky | Posted 12.09.2012 | Politics
Brent Budowsky

The president should make clear that our exceptionalism is not how wealthy the few become, but how much prosperity is created and shared by the many, and the fairness and justice and decency we stand for.

Students, Universities Must Engage With the World, Then Change It

Dr. William J. Carroll | Posted 12.05.2012 | College
Dr. William J. Carroll

Our young people are called to change the world. How can you change the world without engaging the world? To engage the world, we must prepare students for what they will encounter outside the safety net of the university.

U.S. Hispanics Desperately Need Their Own Al Sharpton Voice

Glenn Llopis | Posted 10.13.2012 | Latino Voices
Glenn Llopis

At a time when Hispanics must establish themselves as influential leaders who impact business, political and societal conversations, we continue to diminish our genuine and purposeful intentions by our self-inflicted actions.

For Prosperity Economics to Work We Must Leverage America's Growing Diversity as an Asset

Angela Glover Blackwell | Posted 10.08.2012 | Black Voices
Angela Glover Blackwell

Prosperity Economics provides an excellent policy platform for building an equitable and sustainable economy. The nation is now undergoing an unprecedented demographic transition, and it is time for policymakers to incorporate these solutions into national policy.

Money: Power of Your Attitude

Jinny Ditzler | Posted 09.19.2012 | Money
Jinny Ditzler

The purpose of this Money series is to put you in the driver's seat when it comes to your money. My aim is to support you to transform your relations...

Money: Moving From Pain to Prosperity

Jinny Ditzler | Posted 09.10.2012 | Money
Jinny Ditzler

Most of us are in a world of hurt about money. While you might not see a way to change the bigger picture, I guarantee you can improve things dramatically on the home front.

The Creative Compact

Richard Florida | Posted 09.09.2012 | Business
Richard Florida

The tectonic upheavals our economy is enduring are the result not just of financial shenanigans by the global One Percent, but of a deeper and more fundamental shift -- the passing of the old industrial order as it gives way to the emerging Creative Economy.

Data on Asian American Success Doesn't Tell the Whole Story

Daniel Kikuo Ichinose | Posted 09.04.2012 | Politics
Daniel Kikuo Ichinose

One-dimensional portrayals of Asian Americans as universally successful have serious consequences, rendering invisible the needs of some of the most vulnerable families in the United States.

Creativity Is the New Economy

Richard Florida | Posted 08.27.2012 | Business
Richard Florida

It's common to say we are now living in a post-industrial information or knowledge economy. But the shift is actually deeper and more thorough-going than that.

Fortuna et Melancolia

Alexandre Montagu | Posted 08.04.2012 | World
Alexandre Montagu

The transformation of the state from nation state to market state provides in my view one of the most plausible explanations for the despair that accompanies increasing prosperity in our time.

Knowing What You Want Is Your Guiding Force

Melissa Van Rossum | Posted 07.29.2012 | Healthy Living
Melissa Van Rossum

The difference between feeling obligated and burdened and free and happy in life, is the realization that life is about choices.

Civil Rights, Economy and Elections

José Fernando López | Posted 07.20.2012 | Latino Voices
José Fernando López

Independently of its importance and the fact that some analysts think otherwise, civil rights, in my opinion, won't be a central issue in the voters' decision. All points toward the economy will continue being the dominant issue among voters, Hispanics included.

Your Personal Master Plan

Eldon Taylor | Posted 07.07.2012 | Healthy Living
Eldon Taylor

A personal master plan is much more than investment counseling or life insurance. It anticipates success rather than loss and plans for continued growth -- growth in skills necessary for prosperity and growth in realizing your own full potential.

Conditions Are Right for GOP to Make Big Inroads with Hispanics

Mark Pfeifle | Posted 06.09.2012 | Politics
Mark Pfeifle

We so often hear that Republicans have lost ground with Hispanic voters. But the real story is that Hispanic voters feel like both political parties -- Republicans and Democrats -- are more interested in securing their community's votes than in solving their problems.

Remembering Cesar Chavez: LULAC Carries On His Work

Margaret Moran | Posted 05.31.2012 | Latino Voices
Margaret Moran

Today, LULAC is spearheading initiatives that carry on the work began by Cesar Chavez. Along with labor and civil rights partners, we launched Movimiento Hispano, an initiative to register over 200,000 Hispanics to vote.

Stop, Breathe And Be Thankful For The Little Things, For In God There Are No Big Things

D.J. Wilson | Posted 05.23.2012 | Religion
D.J. Wilson

Once you master this finite art of gratitude, you will come to see there are really no Big things to prevent you from discovering true inner happiness, no matter what your lot.

International Women's Day 2012: Latinas Who Are Breaking Barriers

Posted 03.08.2012 | Latino Voices

Last year, only one U.S. Latina made it into the "150 Women Who Shake the World" list compiled by the Women in the World Foundation and The Daily Beas...

Which Team Are You On: Your Own or America's?

Stuart Muszynski | Posted 05.01.2012 | Politics
Stuart Muszynski

When Santorum was questioned about why he voted for "No Child Left Behind," he acknowledged that he voted "against the principles I believed in" and that he had to "take one for the team."

A Pivotal Period in Britain's History

Sir Peter Westmacott | Posted 04.03.2012 | World
Sir Peter Westmacott

Few would deny that Margaret Thatcher brought the United States and United Kingdom closer together. As I begin my tenure as British Ambassador to Washington, I look forward to playing my own small part in keeping that relationship in the best possible repair.

In Defense of Capitalism: Profit Is Not a Dirty Word

John Friedman | Posted 03.27.2012 | Business
John Friedman

Wanting a better life for one's self and one's significant others is the strength behind capitalism. The quick-buck-and-the-heck-with-the-consequences attitude that became so vogue in the era was not and is not typical. For most of the history of capitalism 'built to last' was the norm.

Working Together for a Safe and Prosperous Cyberspace

Nigel Sheinwald | Posted 12.31.2011 | Technology
Nigel Sheinwald

UK-US partnership on cyber issues goes back to the very beginnings of the Internet. In fact, the Internet may never have come to be without collaboration between UK and US researchers.

Merkel Warns 'Affluence' Not A Given, As Germany Approves Euro Fund Boost

Posted 12.26.2011 | Business

BERLIN (Thorsten Severin) - Chancellor Angela Merkel warned Europe not to be complacent about its peace and prosperity on Wednesday, as German law...

6 Essential Characteristics All Business Leaders Will Need In 2012

Glenn Llopis | Posted 11.02.2011 | Latino Voices
Glenn Llopis

How to survive in this tough, fast-changing terrain? The following represent the six characteristics that define the immigrant perspective on business leadership that will be essential for business leaders to embrace in 2012.

How to Succeed in Business by Spiritually Trying

Walter E. Jacobson, M.D. | Posted 10.15.2011 | Healthy Living
Walter E. Jacobson, M.D.

We can be masters of our fate or victims of our fears, fantasies and foolishness. We can recognize that everything we've tried hasn't worked, so we best do something different.

Save the Nation From Economic Collapse

Brent Budowsky | Posted 10.04.2011 | Politics
Brent Budowsky

The gathering storm of a recession threatens America with the danger of a lost decade of economic pain. President Obama and Congress can save the nation by reaching a new agreement to lower the deficit and create jobs by Labor Day.