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Why Philly Must Persist in Protesting

Christopher Norris | Posted 08.11.2014 | Education
Christopher Norris

There's a lot at stake when it comes to fairly funding public education, but it seems only the teachers, students and parents are sacrificing -- I've never heard of a stadium being closed because the team didn't make the points or a politician's salary being drastically cut to make ends meet.

The Best-Kept Secrets to Exceptional Productivity

Emma Seppälä, Ph.D | Posted 08.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Emma Seppälä, Ph.D

Success, achievement, wealth, power, innovation are all things to strive for. But is there a way to disrupt the current modus operandi that ironically seems to break us down as it moves us up?

On the 50th Anniversary of His Assassination, JFK's Message Is More Important Now Than Ever

Michael Shammas | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Michael Shammas

We were once a country that wasn't scared to do the big things, weren't we?

Children and Families Need to Be the Number One Priority in Our Society

Mark Baer | Posted 08.03.2013 | Divorce
Mark Baer

Children and families need to be the number one priority in our society. Currently, we only pay lip service to such things. Our children are our future. Isn't it time that we reflect on our true values as a society?

Politician Loses It

Upworthy | Posted 03.16.2013 | Politics

10 years ago, Minnesota state Rep. Lynne Osterman made a politically expedient mistake. Now she's trying to fix it....

America Becomes More Progressive Through Pot and Gay Marriage Legalization

Steve Siebold | Posted 02.08.2013 | Politics
Steve Siebold

Our leaders in Washington are lost. Democrats are creating a nanny state while Republicans are promoting puritanical dogma.

The Education Gap In Youth Civic Engagement

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 01.28.2013 | College
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

By: Robyn Gee In the 2012 presidential election, young people with college experience were much more likely to vote, than young people without colleg...

Leader, Teleprompted: Why Executives Must Master the Machine

Connie Dieken | Posted 11.18.2012 | Business
Connie Dieken

As an executive, you're called upon to deliver important messages to your organization and the marketplace. People look to you to set the tone in public speaking. You want to come across as a strong leader, but natural. That's why you need to master the Teleprompter.

Louis Magazzu, N.J. Politician, Resigns After Nude Photos Appear Online

AP | By BETH DeFALCO | Posted 10.02.2011 | Politics

TRENTON, N.J. -- A politician who emailed a woman nude photos of himself that were later posted on a GOP activist's website announced his resignation ...

Helping Lead Chicago's Recovery

Susana Mendoza | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Susana Mendoza

Today, the Clerk's office is transparent, functional and -- most importantly -- honestly run. As Clerk Del Valle moves on, I am eager to take the office to the next level.

Truth in Campaign Advertising? (VIDEO)

John Wellington Ennis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
John Wellington Ennis

Getting the candid thoughts of today's professional politician might be too much to stomach -- like this chat with Rep. Richard Martin (R) from Ohio's 19th District.

One Year After Obama's Election: Still Smarter...Than The Alternative

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

What puts this first year in perspective for me is that: Obama may not be smarter than all of us, but he sure is smarter by a long shot than McCain would have been. And that, for now, is enough for me.

Obama and Bright Lines in the Sand

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Obama again refused to give a strong defense of the public option himself. By doing so, he just dug the hole deeper. What exactly does Obama stand for in the health care debate?

Mr. Claus Goes To Washington

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

I would rather be at home now than covering the annual "sit on Santa's lap" photo-op for politicians, but I seem to have annoyed my editor, so here I am -- your intrepid holiday reporter.

Romney: "I Don't Have A Political Career, To Tell You The Truth"

AP | GLEN JOHNSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney cast himself as more businessman than politician Sunday, as the one-time venture capitalist tried to dif...