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Paulo Sotero

Brazil Back To Its Crisis: Rousseff's Impeachment Trial To Follow Successful Rio Olympics

Paulo Sotero | August 25, 2016 | World
In the end, most Brazilians saw the Rio Olympics as a waste of money well worth it for bringing the country a measure of hope and joy -- none greater than winning the first gold medal in man's soccer to complete the nation's unsurpassed record of achievement in the world's most popular sport.
Donald Cohen

What a Victory Against Wall Street in Nashville Means for Students in Massachusetts

Donald Cohen | August 25, 2016 | Education
When the Olympics ended on Sunday so did a multi-million dollar assault on democracy. From the start of the games in Rio to the closing ceremony, television viewers in Massachusetts had been bombarded with a $2.3 million ad campaign funded by Wall Street. What does Wall Street want in Massachusetts?...
Theresa Pierno

An Uncertain Future for Our National Parks? Not On Our Watch

Theresa Pierno | August 25, 2016 | Green
Today, the nation will celebrate one of our country's crowning achievements, the centennial of the National Park Service, and a model of conservation and preservation now used all over the world. For myself and some of my colleagues, that celebration will take place at the Roosevelt Arch at the...
Catherine Golladay

Survey Says: This is Workers' Number One Source of Financial Stress

Catherine Golladay | August 25, 2016 | Business
In today's economy, plenty of people are worried about their finances. Juggling day-to-day expenses, long-term savings - and everything in between - is no small feat. Even with so many competing priorities on our plates, a recent survey found there's one financial stressor that ranks above all others...
Zac Thompson

ASMR, The Tingly Feeling You Know Nothing About: An Interview With An ASMR YouTuber

Zac Thompson | August 25, 2016 | HuffPost Live 321
We sit down with ASMR YouTuber, British Primrose to talk about the sensation, the confused sexual nature of the phenomena, and the strange world of ASMR roleplays.
Advertising Week

Back to School & the Ripple Effect of Amazon Prime

Advertising Week | August 25, 2016 | Business
Ed Thomas, Head of Audiences, Skimlinks Sun, freedom, the great outdoors. Maybe a little Xbox. Wall-to-wall cartoons. FREEDOM. One thing’s certain about the carefree days of Summer – however you spent yours, the chances are the family shopped on Amazon. Especially...
Reboot Illinois

5 Stadium Names the White Sox Should've Chosen Instead of Guaranteed Rate Field

Reboot Illinois | August 25, 2016 | Chicago
The Chicago White Sox are having a bit of an identity crisis. After starting the 2016 season looking like an aggressive playoff contender, the wheels came off. Now, White Sox fans will have to make another adjustment. Starting Nov. 1, the South Side...
Advertising Week

Artificial Intelligence, Real Engagement

Advertising Week | August 25, 2016 | Business
Josh Sutton, Global Head, Data and Artificial Intelligence Practice, Publicis.Sapient Artificial intelligence is one of the most transformative types of technology that we have ever seen. This is a strong statement and one that I do not make lightly. While...
Lola Phoenix

A Relationship Is Not A Skill

Lola Phoenix | August 25, 2016 | Queer Voices
Relationships are people deciding to commit to each other in whatever way commitment means to them. It's people deciding that, despite the emotional upheavals and flaws, there is something in that union that brings them something that's worth saving.
Wendy Gaynor

Family And Food, Death And Cookies

Wendy Gaynor | August 25, 2016 | Parents
I've tried to write my blog at least a million times over the past several months. I've gotten a few paragraphs down and then run out of steam. The subjects were always varied, always family related.
Mehmet Oz, M.D.

3 Nutrients You Might Need More Of

Mehmet Oz, M.D. | August 25, 2016 | Healthy Living
One of the ongoing responsibilities of the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is to keep track of and monitor Americans' nutritional intake. Periodically, the CDC will release new research that indicate which vitamins and minerals we may need more of. The most recent findings are from their
Carly Israel

Not for the Faint of Heart

Carly Israel | August 25, 2016 | Divorce
I don't have a magical answer for what anyone should do in their struggle. I only know that the soul needs to grow and the soul needs light to do so. So I lean towards the light as I keep walking through.
Michael Cook

Los Angeles Drag Diva Mayhem Miller -- "The Mayhem Experience Is What Drag Is All About"!

Michael Cook | August 25, 2016 | Queer Voices
While RuPaul's Drag Race has shot the art of drag into the stratosphere, there are some names that have made their mark in this industry completely on their own. Mayhem Miller definitely leads that category.
Sandro Galea

The Case for Public Health, in 18 Charts

Sandro Galea | August 25, 2016 | Healthy Living
The US has substantially worse health outcomes than all its peer nations. In a list of non-communicable disease mortality in 17 high-resource countries, the US has the second-highest death rate at 418 deaths per 100,000 people (Figure 1). Figure 1. Mortality from noncommunicable...
Panayioti Yannitsos

Unity for Defiance: Filming in the Anarchist Capital of Greece

Panayioti Yannitsos | August 25, 2016 | Media
I sit on a small ledge in front of a memorial for Alexandros Grigoropoulos, a fifteen year old Greek student who on December 6th, 2008 was shot in this very spot by Greek police in retaliation of a minor verbal clash with Alexandros and some of his friends.
Dana Beyer

Judge Shopping, Oppositional Extremism and the Antithesis Phase of Dialectical Progress in the Civil Rights Movement

Dana Beyer | August 25, 2016 | Queer Voices
Looked at superficially, as many do in the Age of Trump when politics is carried out in fewer than 140 characters, one could imagine that the LGBTQ community has recently suffered onerous setbacks in court. Beginning with the Hively v. Ivy Tech Community College decision out of the...
Sandy Malone

Caterer Murdered At Wedding Over Chairs

Sandy Malone | August 25, 2016 | Weddings
I woke up this morning and saw this article in my WTOP news email update. I couldn't believe what I was reading. I don't think I'd ever have suspected that one day I would be writing a blog about civility between...
Advertising Week

The Livestreaming Arms Race

Advertising Week | August 25, 2016 | Business
Brian Shin, CEO And Founder, Visible Measures Live video is making the world more interconnected than ever before. Real-time broadcasting is now being leveraged for a multitude of purposes, whether it is uploading a video to a friend’s social media page, reporting breaking...
David Finkel

The False Dilemma - Control or Chaos

David Finkel | August 25, 2016 | Business
Cheryl, a business coaching client, ran a $1.5 million per year glass company. She worked hard, typically 70 hours a week, and she was scared to death to empower her team to "own" functions and responsibilities within the business. "David," she said, "I've tried that before....
Nick Turse

The Burden Of More Than 150 Years Of Warfare

Nick Turse | August 25, 2016 | Politics
America has been committed to supporting the veterans of its wars since long before it had "United States of" in front of it. According to VA projections, 13,000 World War II veterans will be receiving benefits as late as 2034.