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Fearing a Diverse Future

Paul Stoller | Posted 02.10.2013 | Politics
Paul Stoller

In the wake of Obama's resounding victory, many people in the GOP base refuse to accept the election results. So what happens if the GOP's fear of change persists even in the face of overwhelming evidence that American society is becoming a multilingual and multicultural?

FIRST LOOK: The Season Premiere Of 'Community' (Finally!)

Posted 12.11.2012 | TV

The Greendale gang is heading back to school! In the Season 4 premiere episode of "Community," titled "History 101," Jeff (Joel McHale) has his sig...

Crowdfunding Is Not an F-word

Victoria Silchenko | Posted 02.10.2013 | Small Business
Victoria Silchenko

Equity crowdfunding (or crowdfund investing) is not operational and not legitimate in the United States yet and for those who are growing comfortable with the concept, there are three essential facts to remember.

'Community' Wraps Season 4

The Huffington Post | Leigh Blickley | Posted 12.09.2012 | TV

That's a wrap! The cast and crew of "Community" took to Twitter Dec. 7 to share some exciting news -- they have officially finished shooting the hi...

Heart of the Storm (VIDEO)

Bus 52 | Posted 02.05.2013 | Good News
Bus 52

Spending nine days on a 52-foot-long sail boat might seem like an exotic adventure accessible to few children but Heart of the Storm is giving teenage...

It's Not the End, It's the Beginning

Donna Harris | Posted 02.05.2013 | Business
Donna Harris

This focus on playing second fiddle becomes an enabler to doing less than everything possible to support entrepreneurs locally. Should every city that isn't Silicon Valley simply throw up their hands in defeat?

Rethinking How We Talk About the Bully: Defusing the Arch-Enemy of the Interconnected 21st Century

Russell C. Smith | Posted 02.04.2013 | Impact
Russell C. Smith

The web has exposed humanity's most damaging tendencies to engage in cruelty and dehumanization.

Look Who's Replacing Brendan Fraser In TNT's 'Legends' Pilot

Posted 12.05.2012 | TV

Sean Bean has been cast in TNT's "Legends" pilot, according to Deadline. Brendan Fraser was originally attached to the role, but left the project in O...

Routinizing the Extraordinary

Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, M.D. | Posted 02.04.2013 | Impact
Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, M.D.

As long as where you live predicts how long and how well you live -- regardless of how hard you work to get ahead -- new approaches must focus on strategies that have proven to build healthier and stronger communities. This is how we can make every community extraordinary.

Why the Time is Right for Housing Plus Services

Robyn Stone | Posted 02.03.2013 | Fifty
Robyn Stone

The local community -- whether it is a city, town, county or neighborhood -- plays a major role in allowing seniors to remain independent.

Girls At Work (VIDEO)

Bus 52 | Posted 02.03.2013 | Good News
Bus 52

For most young girls, the idea of using a drill press, electric sander, or branding iron is not the first thing that comes to mind when they think of their skills.

The Big 'Community' Cliffhanger

Posted 11.30.2012 | TV

"Community" has a cliffhanger on its hands. According to TVLine, the "Community" Season 4 finale will feature a cliffhanger that will see many of the ...

Stepping Away From the Rat Race to Give Back... for a Year

Ryan Scott | Posted 01.27.2013 | Impact
Ryan Scott

Employee volunteer programs are one thing, but what about centering your entire enterprise around service? It might sound like a pipe dream, but San Francisco-based Fuse Corps is making it happen.

It Takes a Community to Heal Sorrow

Nanci Rose | Posted 01.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Nanci Rose

In an instant, I belonged on that truck, in that community, in the diesel fuel with the chickens and workers and school kids and the women on their way to market. Through one mother with a baby, the Nepali people embraced me as one of their own.

An Illusion Of Togetherness

Nancy Colier | Posted 01.23.2013 | Home
Nancy Colier

If we want to experience the profundity that being and creating together can offer, we must actually be and create together. Everything else is just an idea.

A Virtual Choir 2,000 Voices Strong And The Harmonious Connection

Hessie Jones | Posted 01.23.2013 | Home
Hessie Jones

One thread that unites individuals across this ether; one thread that bonds individuals despite the fact they've never really connected or known about each other. Sometimes, you don't need more than one thread to truly care about someone.

Chevy Chase Is Leaving 'Community'

Posted 01.21.2013 | TV

After all that, Chevy Chase is leaving "Community," Sony TV has confirmed. Chase's departure from the show's fourth season is effective immediately...

What Thanksgiving Tells Us About America, Community, Loneliness And God

Rabbi Eric H. Yoffie | Posted 01.21.2013 | Religion
Rabbi Eric H. Yoffie

No human being is capable of living an atomized life. We live by community; otherwise, we live badly, or not at all. But now the puzzle: Americans seem to be choosing to condemn themselves to the hell of loneliness. But what does this have to do with religion? Quite a bit, actually

The Art of Angels

Robert Maynord | Posted 01.20.2013 | Arts
Robert Maynord

The Offering of Angels is now touring four museums in the United States. Currently the exhibit is at the Chazen Museum in Madison, Wisconsin, and next it will travel to the Telfair Museum in Savannah, Georgia.

Supporting Local Businesses Strengthens Our Communities

Kerry Sullivan | Posted 01.16.2013 | Impact
Kerry Sullivan

We can't sit idle waiting for the economy to improve. Over the last few years, we've witnessed time and time again the positive impact that results from partnerships between businesses and nonprofits.

Get Smart! Cultivate Interdependence!

Michael Roth | Posted 01.15.2013 | College
Michael Roth

The goal of inquiry isn't Truth with a capital "T;" it is more inquiry. The goal of liberal learning is more learning. We hold onto our "plasticity" by holding onto our ability to be affected by others -- to learn from experience in context.

NBC President Takes A Dig At NBC Cult Comedies

Posted 11.14.2012 | TV

It's no secret that NBC's comedies haven't exactly been winners in the ratings lately. And if NBC president Jennifer Salke's comments are any indi...

Life, Death, and Taxes: How Language Impacts Reinvention and Motivation

Russell C. Smith | Posted 01.14.2013 | Business
Russell C. Smith

You can't have death without life, and you can't pay taxes unless you're a part of something bigger than yourself.

The Happy Factory (VIDEO)

Bus 52 | Posted 01.12.2013 | Good News
Bus 52

An organization that started as one Utah couple making hand-carved wooden toys in their garage for their grandchildren has now grown to make and provide toy cars to over one million children across the globe.

Why Creativity Still Matters On TV

Maureen Ryan | Posted 11.09.2012 | TV
Maureen Ryan

Entertainment companies should try harder to understand that they won't augment their bottom lines in the long term if they don't embrace the things that make each creator distinctive.