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Raising the Floor for Home Care Workers Is Critical to the Nation's Economic Future

Angela Glover Blackwell | Posted 07.15.2014 | Politics
Angela Glover Blackwell

In the decades to come, raising the floor for home care workers will become increasingly important. Unfortunately, many of those who take care of our most vulnerable - even full-time workers - are still in poverty.

Redefining Reality: Delivering High Growth in Uncertain Times, Part 2

Michael Zacka | Posted 06.29.2013 | Business
Michael Zacka

Speed. Age. Glocal. Uncertainty. Innovation. I hear business leaders actively talking about these trends as separate entities. But it is clear to me that they are interrelated and must be taken as a whole to sustain profitable growth in this new age.

Redefining Reality and Delivering High Growth in Uncertain Times

Michael Zacka | Posted 06.17.2013 | Business
Michael Zacka

What's clear from the last year in business is that companies that achieve high, or even healthy growth, have the ability to focus, perceive all the options, choose one or several realities with great market appeal, innovate around them and continue to do so persistently.

Tattoos and Botox Have More in Common Than You Think

Michael Zacka | Posted 05.06.2013 | Business
Michael Zacka

They're both body art, and their respective consumers are changing the way we live, work, eat, play and spend.

The Republican Party's Problem Is Not Going to Be Easy to Fix

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 01.10.2013 | Politics
Lincoln Mitchell

The Republican problem is obvious, they are fighting a Sisyphean demographic battle, not just because of changing demographics but because of the complete collapse of support for the Republican Party among voters who are not white, straight and Christian.

Was This a Transformational Election After All?

Jerry Lanson | Posted 01.08.2013 | Politics
Jerry Lanson

America's voters didn't only choose a new president Tuesday. They also gave notice that neither money nor intimidation can turn American politics back to either the last century or old power relationships.

Under the Microscope: One County's $3 Million Dollar Immigration Experiment

Afton Branche | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Afton Branche

"The Hispanic businesses and malls are empty. You used to see 100 people at the shopping center, and after the resolution, you'd see five. You notice...