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Joe Van Brussel

Young Entrepreneurs Buy The Largest Ski Mountain On The Continent | Joe Van Brussel | Posted 05.08.2013 | Impact

Fifty-five miles north of Salt Lake City, Utah, in a remote pocket of rural beauty, a group of entrepreneurs just bought a mountain. Not just any moun...

Rediscovering the Sandbox

Sebastian Lindstrom | Posted 03.18.2013 | Impact
Sebastian Lindstrom

When we were young, the sandbox represented our purest form of creativity: an environment in which we could play, explore, build and re-build, and discover lifelong friends.

Corporate Philanthropy Takes on Courageous Conversations

Margaret Coady | Posted 08.22.2012 | Impact
Margaret Coady

"Courageous Conversations" was the theme uniting the sessions throughout the agenda of the 11th annual Corporate Philanthropy Summit in New York City,...

Sandbox 2012: Why 200 Trailblazers Gathered in Lisbon

Sebastian Lindstrom | Posted 04.03.2012 | Impact
Sebastian Lindstrom

Sandbox is a global network of selected innovators under 30. This year, time stood still during 72 hours of constant action at the Sandbox Global Summit.

The Life Out Loud: On a High From Summit Basecamp

MeiMei Fox | Posted 04.03.2012 | Good News
MeiMei Fox

Every one of us deserves to have the Summit Series message (metaphorically) tattooed on our wrists: You are awesome. Now act like it.

The EU 'Rescue Fund' -- Part Of The Problem, Not The Solution

Gemma Godfrey | Posted 01.07.2012 | Business
Gemma Godfrey

There is still much to be decided before EU leaders can claim to have provided a comprehensive and credible plan to end the sovereign debt crisis.

Amanda M. Fairbanks

Measuring Opportunity For The American Dream: Opportunity Nation | Amanda M. Fairbanks | Posted 01.04.2012 | Impact

NEW YORK -- As of Friday morning, every state and nearly every county in the U.S. has been given an "opportunity score" to determine where in the coun...

What Happens When Millennials Come Together

David D. Burstein | Posted 12.10.2011 | College
David D. Burstein

We're the first generation to spend all of our grown years in a world where connecting to people from all over the world, instantly and constantly, seems normal and natural.

The Republican Plan for Planned Parenthood

Linda Flanagan | Posted 11.20.2011 | Politics
Linda Flanagan

"Defund Planned Parenthood" has become a rallying cry of the right nationwide, and an ideological purity test, despite the fact that the United States has one of the highest rates of unintended pregnancy in the industrialized world.

Why Adults Ignore Underage Drinking And Other Stories

Linda Flanagan | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Linda Flanagan

Rather than fight it, many parents have raised the white flag and allowed their underage children to drink at home. What's more, some parents, advertently or not, supply their kids with booze.

China Reporting: A Quick Q & A Offering a Danish Perspective

Jeffrey Wasserstrom | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jeffrey Wasserstrom

Is there anything distinctive about the way Scandinavian media cover China? I turned to Kim Rathcke Jensen, a Danish reporter with a wide-ranging, China-focused Twitter feed.

Hu's on First -- China and the United States

Zachary Karabell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Zachary Karabell

The way forward for the United States has nothing to do with choices made in Beijing and everything to do with myriad choices Americans make at home.

WikiLeaks: The U.S. Must "Neutralize, Co-opt or Marginalize" Radical Latin American Bloc in Climate Negotiations

Nikolas Kozloff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Nikolas Kozloff

The WikiLeaks scandal could well turn into the Climate Gate scandal. There's got to be a concerted campaign on Brazil so that we can see some movement at Cancún.

Colorado's 2010 AAA Diamond-Rated Restaurants

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The AAA's annual restaurant awards rated 22 Colorado restaurants with four diamond ratings. Only one restaurant, The Penrose Room at The Broadmoor Hot...

Young People Across South Asia Come Together To Prepare For The COP16 Climate Negotiations In Cancun, Mexico

Heather Box | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Heather Box

Vositha Wijenayake rushed through the crowds and across the platform to make the 10:30am Saturday train to Galle, Sri Lanka. She was headed south fro...

Goodbye, G8

Doug Sarro | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Doug Sarro

The world's center of gravity is shifting away from the G8 and toward the G20. In the 21st century, you cannot solve any global problem without reaching beyond North America, Europe and Japan.

Obama's 'Nuclear Spring'

Jim Wallis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jim Wallis

Let us hope and pray that Obama's recent nuclear disarmament accomplishments are steps on the path to the eventual abolition of all nuclear weapons.

Nuclear Talks and Youth Engagement

Saul Garlick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Saul Garlick

As leaders of the world gather in Washington, D.C. to discuss the future of nuclear weapons, young leaders from across the globe will gather to address the pressing issues of poverty and the future of youth leadership.

Friday Talking Points [113] -- Republican Reconciliation Hypocrisy

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

As the dust settles on the aftermath of the health reform summit, not much has changed. Not that anyone really expected anything to change, much, to be honest.

Just the Facts, Ma'am

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

While important I refuse to call this meeting a "summit," since Democratic and Republican politicians squabbling simply does not reach the heights of two nuclear powers tensely sitting down to talk about missiles.

After the Summit, Jump into Bed With a Republican, a Democrat, and a Tea-Partier

Bill Shireman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Bill Shireman

The bipartisan summit on health care has already been dubbed a failure by party spinsters on both sides. But Americans are hungry for the integrative...

Ready For Their Close-Up? GOP To Bring The Crazy Into Health Care Summit Spotlight

Bill Scher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bill Scher

All week long, conservatives have been whining that President Obama's offer for a televised bipartisan health care summit was a trap. As Jon Stewart s...

White House Health Care Reform Proposal

Ellen R. Shaffer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ellen R. Shaffer

The White House health care reform bill is a modest policy proposal based on the senate bill. It frames a bold political gamble that the summit on Thursday will cut through the rabble-rousing rancor.

Blog For Me And Win Tickets And Accommodations To The 11th Annual Social Enterprise Summit In San Francisco

Halle Tecco | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Halle Tecco

I'm looking for two aspiring bloggers who are currently affiliated with social enterprises as either a Board or staff member to blog and cover the Social Enterprise Summit in San Francisco.

The Heisenberg Effect of Televising Political Negotiations

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Because I wanted as wide an audience as possible, I wrote this article the way I did. Because I know in advance that I'm "being observed," I changed my presentation. The same is true in politics.