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Plague Plots -- Dispatches From Albert Camus

Joseph Cooper | Posted 11.03.2014 | Books
Joseph Cooper

A hands-on doctor tries to get public officials to recognize infestations as bubonic and pneumonic plagues. Can a novel's depictions inform discussions about Ebola?

Customer Disservice -- Do You Hate Your Job That Much?

Gil Laroya | Posted 07.09.2014 | Business
Gil Laroya

Recently I paid a visit to my local city hall to apply for a local business license. Like most government buildings, the place had a musty, old feelin...

The Biggest Issue Facing LGBTQ Community Today

Rev. Stephen V. Sprinkle, Ph.D. | Posted 04.20.2014 | Gay Voices
Rev. Stephen V. Sprinkle, Ph.D.

As Mr. Gay World 2013 says, "When we can all be free then we can rest, but until then we must pay our dues as those who paid their dues for our current liberties." Right you are, Chris!

Barriers to Change in America

Howard Steven Friedman | Posted 02.11.2013 | Politics
Howard Steven Friedman

Americans who aspire to see America truly thrive need to understand that it is a battle to implement any substantial change in America, but this is a battle worth having - not just for our own sake, but for the sake of future generations.

A-Tisket, A-Tasket... I Cannot Multitask It

Irene Tanner | Posted 01.17.2013 | Healthy Living
Irene Tanner

The reality is that no one can slay dragons, attend parents' night, and write the great American novel all at once. I gave my best effort toward doing one major thing at a time to the very limit of my ability. Would I do differently if offered a do-over? Of course not!

The Don't Parenting List

Marva Soogrim | Posted 11.12.2012 | Parents
Marva Soogrim

Leadership begins with the parent. By setting an example, parents establish a guideline for their children that will last a lifetime.

It's All Happening at the Zoo

Michael J. McCarthy | Posted 06.04.2011 | Denver
Michael J. McCarthy

I went to the Denver Zoo recently to reflect. Quite often, a change of scenery helps give me a fresh perspective.

When the Invincible Become "Vincible"

Ron Ashkenas | Posted 05.30.2011 | Business
Ron Ashkenas

We've recently witnessed the fall from grace of a number of premier, blue chip companies. Peter Drucker once said that the biggest curse a company can have is twenty years of success. It's true.

Strip Club Lessons in Democracy

Michael J. McCarthy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael J. McCarthy

While our nation is struggling, strippers -- yes, nude and scantily clad women -- earn more in one day than the average person earns in a week. What can we learn from these entrepreneurial dancers?

America Sits Idly By

Steph Thompson | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Steph Thompson

American society has gone more than a little astray. We are in a Catch-22 between fear and freedom that threatens to serve up a healthy dose of hopelessness to all.

No Hurricane Worries? Not So Fast

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

Here's the bad news about the quiet, almost peaceful hurricane season in 2009: Right away, people start thinking this is the norm. They start to relax and maybe even make fun of hurricanes.

Attention GenY'ers! Talk To Your Parents! Don't Let GenJonesers Vote Against Themselves!

David Paulsen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Paulsen

Convince them, as the children of several former Republican Governors convinced their parents to come out for Obama, as GenJoneser Caroline Kennedy's GenY kids moved her from Hillary to Barack.