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Ebola PR, Global News and Social Media

Jeremy Harris Lipschultz | Posted 11.11.2014 | Media
Jeremy Harris Lipschultz

Too often, news media and social media chatter turn to fear mongering instead of dispassionate reporting of facts. Ebola offered "red meat" for sensational journalists, talk show hosts and social media opinion leaders.

The Completion Agenda

Dr. Dustin Swanger | Posted 06.16.2014 | Education
Dr. Dustin Swanger

As I write this article I am at the American Association of Community Colleges conference. A significant topic at the conference is the "completion ag...

Can Faculty Meetings Actually Be Fun?

Naphtali Hoff | Posted 06.02.2014 | Education
Naphtali Hoff

Faculty meetings can be a real drag. They can also be tools for exciting engagement. Teachers are so busy. They deserve to be recognized and have their time valued.

38 Pieces Of Food-inspired Clothes And Accessories That Actually Look Dope

Foodbeast | Posted 01.27.2014 | Taste
Foodbeast

This clothing shouts FOOD, YOU'RE HERE TO STAY!

Who Sets the International Development Agenda? We do!

Weh Yeoh | Posted 11.27.2013 | Impact
Weh Yeoh

I wonder if we could collectively put disability back on the agenda: if ordinary people could show those that are in positions of power that this is an important issue that cannot afford to be overlooked again and again.

7 Ways to Run Meetings That Don't Waste Your Time

Dorie Clark | Posted 11.17.2013 | Small Business
Dorie Clark

Which kind of meetings does your company have? Here are some strategies to fend off the more pernicious elements of contemporary meeting mania.

AGENDA: Key Snaps From The LBC!

Marlon Regis | Posted 09.29.2013 | Style
Marlon Regis

ts expansiveness, acute organization and the enthusiasm from the buyers, booth & brand reps and all those invited to attend, was nothing short of overwhelming.

Gentle Pressure

David Trumble | Posted 03.15.2013 | Politics
David Trumble

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12 Ways To Get The Most Out Of Your Divorce Lawyer

Henry Gornbein | Posted 04.17.2012 | Divorce
Henry Gornbein

Typically clients will need an attorney at the beginning of the case, but by the end of the divorce in many circumstances, the client's attitude -- sometimes justifiably -- is that the attorney didn't do enough for them.

Weekend Agenda Muppets, Pool Parties, and Shopping in Shipping Containers.

| Kevin St. John | Posted 09.21.2011 | New York

Holy squirrels it's hot! You can either use the heat as an excuse to drink mojitos and put out like a fire-truck, or you can channel all that steam a...

It Takes a Movement

Robert L. Borosage | Posted 08.03.2011 | Politics
Robert L. Borosage

Don't ask the victims of this economy to sacrifice when those making out like bandits are given a pass. Tell us what you will cut and why. Don't pretend choices don't have to be made.

Memorial Day Weekend: Tacos, Beer, Movies & Kayaking

| Kevin St. John | Posted 07.27.2011 | New York

It’s finally Memorial Day Weekend, and part of us thinks everyone should just lay around and eat potato salad all weekend. But just in case that get...

Weekend Agenda: Doggie Parade, Roller Derby

| Sheri L. Thompson | Posted 07.19.2011 | Denver

Celebrity pets in their finest bling, girls playing rough at the roller derby, performance art and jazz... Denver ain't boring this weekend. Here's th...

AGENDA: The Idiotarod, Tracksuit Party & More

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The city may be covered in fluffy white snow, but that is no reason to stay inside and eat ramen and watch reruns of the Larry Sanders show. This is N...

Where Was the "Professional Left" a Year Ago?

Sally Kohn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sally Kohn

I don't share Robert Gibbs' outrage that the "professional left" is being too critical of President Obama. What I am outraged about is that the professional left wasn't more critical of Obama a year ago.

Health Reform Post-Mortem

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

In order to get anything done this year, things are going to have to move a lot faster than health reform moved. The pace has to be stepped up from "glacial."

Can Democrats Govern?

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The slogan "Elect a lot of Democrats so that we can stop the Republican agenda, and waste a lot of time fooling around with things we can't pass" just isn't going to cut the mustard.

Africa Water Project Captures Difficulty Of Global Struggle

Joseph B. Treaster | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Joseph B. Treaster

Strong leadership is missing. A few members of Congress have been working on the water problem and Matt Damon, the actor, has made it his cause. But the issue is not getting traction.

Obama Should Be Ashamed Only Two-Thirds Approve of Him

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

People are weighing their own impressions of our new president with what the media is telling them to believe. For the most part, they are deciding that the media's take is wrong.

Obama Declares Himself President-For-Life (No Fooling!)

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

"I am ashamed at getting my stimulus bill passed so quickly. Republicans, those masters of bipartisanship, offered their sincere efforts to delay this bill for months and, I admit, I ignored them."

Critical Friendship: Obama & Us

Sally Kohn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sally Kohn

Obama won by convincing millions of Americans that there are no permanent enemies of progressive change. In the same spirit, Obama's supporters must not become permanent friends to our new President.

What Americans Want: An Agenda a Majority Agrees On

Sarah van Gelder | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sarah van Gelder

You've probably been there. It's a family gathering, maybe Thanksgiving or a wedding, and someone starts a political conversation that is as ill-infor...