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Once Again, Tragedy Expands Our World Vision

Carnegie Corporation of New York | Posted 04.22.2013 | World
Carnegie Corporation of New York

My daughter -- along with everyone else's sons and daughters, those who we will have to entrust with leading our nation in the future -- already has no choice but to be attuned to the mosaic of peoples who occupy the dots on the world map.

Wealth, Weddings, Poverty and Philanthropy -- A Weekend Rolling in American Philanthropy

Maxim Thorne | Posted 06.03.2012 | Politics
Maxim Thorne

Why is John and Heather's wedding and what John's studying now important? Why is remembering the philanthropic investment in transforming and liberalizing education so important?

Field of Dreams: Explaining Economic Mobility Through Baseball

Mark Olmsted | Posted 05.29.2011 | Politics
Mark Olmsted

America is galloping backward to a degree of class immobility unseen since pre-World War I Europe. Almost everyone can expect to die now in the same class they were born in.

Can India Move From Gilded Age to Progressive Era?

Madhavi Bhasin | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Madhavi Bhasin

India has, in the past, overcome apocalyptic prognosis regarding its survival as a single democratic nation. Hopefully, the Asian elephant can now work its way out of its own Gilded Age.

Plutocracy: The Rich Elite and the Rest of Us

Robert Lenzner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Robert Lenzner

The controversy over the disparity between the rich and the rest of us has hit the covers of two emblematic fountains of ideas; The Economist and The Atlantic Monthly.

Music Unites Expands Efforts in 2011 With Nationwide Instrument Drive

Michelle Edgar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Michelle Edgar

In less than two years, Music Unites has grown exponentially and expanded a number of its programs. The New York-based non-profit has grown from an id...

Advice for the Unknown Lottery Winner

Don McNay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Don McNay

After having overcome trillion-to-one odds, the idea of running through the money would seem silly to most winners. However, studies shows that 90% of people blow all their money within five years of winning the jackpot.

SuperFreakonomics Authors Forced To Answer Critics

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Since we posted the video and teaser for SuperFreakonomics, the follow up to the bestseller Freakonomics, there's been an outcry from scientists over ...