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Social Entrepreneurship in Davos

Thorkil Sonne | Posted 03.27.2013 | Impact
Thorkil Sonne

I have experienced openness among large corporations, serious challenges in communities and brilliant business models, global networks and technology solutions which in the right combination can solve many of the most pressing global challenges.

One Small Sign of Society's Unraveling

Maria Rodale | Posted 03.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Renee James, essayist and blogger When someone studies early 21st-century life to try to pinpoint exactly when society started to...

To Change Washington, Obama Must Turn to Main Street - Part III

Richard C. Harwood | Posted 03.25.2013 | Politics
Richard C. Harwood

Americans intuitively know that it will take a collection of small steps to put the nation and their lives on a better path. There is no quick fix. And yet so many people lack the belief that the nation is even capable of coming together to take those steps.

5 Things That Help Increase Our Access to Safety and a Sense of Community

Young Nation | Posted 03.25.2013 | Detroit
Young Nation

Opening your home or other private space is an easy way to strengthen your bonds with people you trust and care for simply by spending time together. At the same time it helps to build community.

Pursuing the Elusive Green Light of Urbanism

Charles R. Wolfe | Posted 03.24.2013 | Green
Charles R. Wolfe

If places are not implemented with care, and if they leave a sense of the overly artificial and concocted, we may collectively and forever chase The Great Gatsby's symbolic green light at the end of Daisy's pier.

WATCH: 'Community' Promo Teases 'Hunger Games' Parody & More Madness

The Huffington Post | Laura Prudom | Posted 01.22.2013 | TV

February 7 is fast approaching, bringing with it the long-awaited return of "Community." (It's no October 19, but what is?) While the Greendale Se...

2013: The Year Fatigue Set In

Marian Salzman | Posted 03.20.2013 | Healthy Living
Marian Salzman

"Fatigue" turned out to be the perfect word for what many people were beginning to feel after a few years of hyperconnectivity, information overload and always-on living.

To Change Washington, Obama Must Turn to Main Street - Part II

Richard C. Harwood | Posted 03.19.2013 | Politics
Richard C. Harwood

If we fail to go down this road, we can expect more endless debates, gridlock, and cynicism. More false promises. More grandiose pledges for progress. That path is well known, and it is one of lost opportunity and hope.

Beyond the N-Word: Falling Over the Cliff Debating Django

Emmett D. Carson | Posted 03.19.2013 | Black Voices
Emmett D. Carson

With all the problems facing African Americans, it is hard to believe the amount of time that is being wasted debating the merits of Quentin Tarantino's hit new "comedy," Django Unchained. What should we be talking about instead?

Lessons Learned: Five Principles of People and Place

Charles R. Wolfe | Posted 03.18.2013 | Green
Charles R. Wolfe

This is not an obscure antiquarian story, but illustrates a highly contextual place, a small country where the cycles of human history is readily experienced in little more than one day.

Kiasu: Does It Still Hold True?

Naomi Troni | Posted 03.17.2013 | Travel
Naomi Troni

It has been described as a mix of selfishness, pushiness, and competitiveness, plus a fear of losing or missing out, and is said to be characteristic of the people of Singapore and Malaysia.

Young Americans Have the Power to Change Washington

Jose Aristimuno | Posted 03.13.2013 | College
Jose Aristimuno

The truth is that there is simply too much at stake to stay idle. What politicians in Washington do today, will affect all of us in the future.

WATCH: New 'Community' Trailer

Posted 01.11.2013 | TV

As of February 7, the Greendale study group will be back in action ... but not before they conquer "The Hunger Deans." In a new sneak peek of the S...

Legacies

Lai-Lai Jenkins | Posted 03.12.2013 | Parents
Lai-Lai Jenkins

Last week, as I thought about 2013 resolutions and reflected on the events of 2012, I realized that I am often so consumed with work and bills (the "reason" I have to work) that I neglect the "real" reasons that I have to work -- my family and myself.

A Timely Interview With Jon Ramer About Creating Collective Compassion (Part 2)

Russell C. Smith | Posted 03.11.2013 | Impact
Russell C. Smith

Jon Ramer is a software entrepreneur turned social engineer, a civic leader, a community organizer, an inventor, and a musician. He is the designer an...

New Year, New Values, New Spirit

Donna Henes | Posted 03.11.2013 | Healthy Living
Donna Henes

This year, may we discover and embrace our own purpose, passion and power. May we accept our responsibility and our personal rule. May we take our ideas and our skills and use them to create a viable, safe, sustainable and sane world for us all.

We Never Come To The Bible Alone

Jamie Arpin-Ricci | Posted 03.11.2013 | Religion
Jamie Arpin-Ricci

We do not come to Scripture alone, but do so with the Holy Spirit who helps us discern God's truth and will within. This same Holy Spirit is the Spirit who unites us as God's people, the community that is the Body of Christ.

Public Libraries -- Then and Now

Diana M. Raab | Posted 03.11.2013 | Fifty
Diana M. Raab

The little laminated library card was my first license into freedom, and a reminder that no matter what happens in my little world or the world-at-large, knowledge cannot ever be taken away.

What Images Do We Shape for Ourselves? The Formative Effects of Dignity, Violence and a Battleground Congress

Norma Cook Everist | Posted 03.09.2013 | Politics
Norma Cook Everist

There are enough real-life struggles of poverty, illness, abuse, so that we need each other in order to create supportive, nurturing communities, not invest in violence or commit ourselves to combative ways of relating.

Does 'Community' Still Have A Future?

Posted 01.07.2013 | TV

Though it has seemed like the end is in sight for "Community" after a year of behind-the-scenes tumult, the NBC comedy could still have a future. A...

'Parenthood' Star Heads To 'Private Practice'

The Huffington Post | Leigh Blickley | Posted 01.23.2014 | TV

From cancer patient's daughter to patient. Sarah Ramos, who stars as Haddie Braverman on "Parenthood," will guest star in the Jan. 22 series finale...

Everyone Needs a Bed

Marc Joseph | Posted 03.05.2013 | Impact
Marc Joseph

Homelessness, poverty, recession; you would hope that a New Year would wipe away all of the bad things that have happened to our nation... but it does not. We still wake up in 2013 with the same issues we had in 2012. Is there any hope in sight?

Longtime 'Community' Writer Jumps Ship For 'Modern Family'

Posted 01.03.2013 | TV

Megan Ganz, a popular writer on NBC's "Community," is leaving the series for a job with "Modern Family." Ganz, who's written "Community" episodes such...

A Timely Interview With Jon Ramer About Creating Collective Compassion (Part 1)

Russell C. Smith | Posted 03.02.2013 | Impact
Russell C. Smith

Jon Ramer is a software entrepreneur turned social engineer, a civic leader, a community organizer, an inventor, and a musician. He is the designer an...

Starting Anew

Lisa Steinberg | Posted 03.02.2013 | TV
Lisa Steinberg

It's time for the group to navigate life with new perspectives, while fans can tip their hat to TBS for bringing the show back, and tip their wine glass as they watch!