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Jesse Moore

Presidency Is Important, but the Change We Seek Is Closer to Home

Jesse Moore | September 26, 2016 | Black Voices
Unless you've somehow avoided every TV, mobile device and all other glowing rectangles competing for our attention in 2016, you've probably noticed it's election season in America. And whether you're tuned into cable news or social media, you've no doubt heard two names drilled into your head over and over...

How to Refinance Your Student Loans (Told in Under 350 Words)

NerdWallet | September 26, 2016 | Business
Most of us are more responsible now than when we were 18. So if you're still paying back a student loan you borrowed before you could legally order a cocktail, there's a good chance you qualify for a better interest rate. That's where student loan refinancing comes in. It's a...
Dean Baker

Time To Treat Bank CEOs Like Adults

Dean Baker | September 26, 2016 | Business
The country's major banks are like trouble-making adolescents. They constantly get involved in some new and unimagined form of mischief. Back in the housing bubble years it was the pushing, packaging, and selling of fraudulent mortgages.
Terry Newell

What Is A Voter's Responsibility?

Terry Newell | September 26, 2016 | Politics
With election day fast approaching, it's worth asking: What is a voter responsible for doing?
Yasmin Vafa

California Agrees There's No Such Thing As A Child Prostitute

Yasmin Vafa | September 26, 2016 | Women
One year ago, we launched a campaign in California, called "No Such Thing As A Child Prostitute." Our goal? To eliminate the very notion of "child prostitute" in both language and in law.
D.D. Kellington

Celebrity Colorist Tracey Cunningham Tells What's Trending in Hollywood

D.D. Kellington | September 26, 2016 | Style
Tracey is a rock star colorist who doesn't stop moving in her high-energy salon. She spills her top 5 trending secrets to me while she skillfully works.
Timothy J. Barnett

Starving The Beast: Trump, Taxes And The Politics Of Unanticipated Consequences

Timothy J. Barnett | September 26, 2016 | Politics
Both major political parties in America are shepherding crafty plans to benefit their side at the expense of the other. What neither side sees is that in trying to kill off the other, their protracted and intense internecine warfare is moving the country away from the shared public good.
Jamie Davis Smith

Small Steps To Teaching Children How To Give Back

Jamie Davis Smith | September 26, 2016 | Parents
Walk the Walk. If we, as parents, are genuine in our giving, it will be passed along to our children. They know when we're faking it.
Dr. Milton Mankoff

Trump And The Fight For The 'Soul' Of The GOP: Coded vs. Uncoded Bigotry

Dr. Milton Mankoff | September 26, 2016 | Politics
Code has been used for so long that many of the oldest Republican politicians, if not disingenuous, have seemingly forgotten what it was; naive younger ones may believe it simply expresses conservative political philosophy, not bigotry.
Paula Davis-Laack

Why Smart Women Are Running Themselves Into The Ground

Paula Davis-Laack | September 26, 2016 | Women
Why is burnout impacting women so often and so early? Here are three theories I have developed based on my work in this area.
Jamie Davis Smith

Fall Season Spruce-Up

Jamie Davis Smith | September 26, 2016 | Arts
With so many new opportunities available this time of year to reach nevw clients and showcase your work to the hundreds of people who have photos you took arriving in their mailboxes in a couple of months, now is the perfect time to take a few steps to help make a few tweaks to help grow your business and make sure your images are your best work and match your vision.
Leigh Steinberg

Vin Scully's Retirement Leaves Gaping Hole For Dodgers In SoCal

Leigh Steinberg | September 26, 2016 | Sports
The most universally loved, trusted, and respected person in Southern California is not a political, religious, or entertainment figure. The most dominant, unifying individual in this vast geographical and population region is Broadcaster Vin Scully,
Samantha Daniels

Why It Was Inevitable That Brad Pitt Would Cheat On Angelina Jolie

Samantha Daniels | September 26, 2016 | Style
With that backdrop in mind, here are 10 reasons why it was inevitable that Brad Pitt would cheat on Angelina Jolie with someone at some point in time.
Peter 'Souleo' Wright

On the "A" w/Souleo: Fashion, Art, Greeting Cards And Music Shakeup New York Fashion Week

Peter 'Souleo' Wright | September 26, 2016 | Style
Not much has changed since 1979. Well, at least not when it comes to the creative and stylish social circles of New York City, according to Paul Caranicas.
Brian Hughes

Website Launch Mistakes that Undermine Your Business

Brian Hughes | September 26, 2016 | Business
The digital marketplace is comprised of approximately 1 billion websites, although the precise number is in constant flux. All mid to large size companies have one or more websites as do roughly half of all small businesses.
Justin Kitch

From Vanishing Dots to Piggy Banks: This Week's Curios

Justin Kitch | September 26, 2016 | Education
Last week's Curios covered illusions to trick your brain, boozy physics thought experiments, and piggy bank etymology.
Jenny Santi

10 Things Every Nonprofit Professional Should Do (To Stay Sane)

Jenny Santi | September 26, 2016 | Impact
People who choose to work in the social sector start out with at least one advantage: they are motivated by their idealism - as opposed to many others work simply to make a living. Many nonprofit professional are deeply devoted to their organization's mission, and they feel the rewards of a career that "makes a difference."
Jenny Santi

The 5 Things That Teaching Taught Me

Jenny Santi | September 26, 2016 | Education
I don't know how I gathered the guts to do it, but a few months after college graduation when I was only 21 years old, I taught two classes in my university. It all started one night when - in a sincere demonstration of my idealism and desire to make a difference - I told Fr. Ben Nebres, the president of my university, "I think I'd like to teach."
Wayne Pepper

Creative Differences or Different Creatives? Knowing Your Team's Working Styles.

Wayne Pepper | September 26, 2016 | Business
Ever wonder how your creative team can produce great work, while simultaneously generating intense emotional thunderstorms? Creatives can be very passionate and sometimes that work comes from a creative vision forged out of the heat of conflict.
Alexander Wooley

Togo Or Not To Go

Alexander Wooley | September 26, 2016 | Travel
If you are inherently lazy, but also keen to match the athletic feats and braggadocio of social media contacts, I strongly advise choosing a really small country to bike across. Then top off the journey with a police detention.