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Doug Bandow

Even China's Communist Party Needs Political Transparency

Doug Bandow | September 26, 2016 | World
In America, a momentous transfer of power is less than four months away. No one knows who will be elected president or which party will control which house of Congress. Yet despite the public's oft-expressed disgust with the candidates, there is nothing secret about the process. Americans have been...
Natural Capital Coalition

Can Circular Economy be the "Rosetta Stone" for Making the Natural Capital Investment Business Case?

Natural Capital Coalition | September 26, 2016 | Business
This article has been submitted as part of the Natural Capital Coalition's series of blogs on natural capital by Edwin Pinero, President; The Pinero Group LLC This article was originally published on The Pinero Group LLC. I have prepared...
Laura Dunn

Women In Business Q&A: Ashley Haseotes, President and Founder, One Mission

Laura Dunn | September 26, 2016 | Business
Ashley Haseotes Ashley Haseotes is The President and Founder of One Mission, Inc. One Mission is a pediatric cancer charity that alleviates the relentless wrath that cancer unleashes every single day for children and their families. One Mission puts the...
Spottoon

MOSS - Ep.68

Spottoon | September 26, 2016 | Entertainment
After the death of his estranged father, a young man travels to a strange countryside town to take care of the funeral arrangements. With his own life in shambles, he decides to stay but finds the village people less than welcoming. Their odd behavior and the things his father left behind, leads him on a dangerous path to a truth that might be better left buried.
Turk Pipkin

Arnold Palmer - Still the King

Turk Pipkin | September 26, 2016 | Sports
Arnold Palmer was my father's favorite golfer. When I was young, my Dad and I loved to watch the broadcast of the Pebble Beach golf tourney ("The Clambake"), and inevitably we rooted for Arnie. They called Arnie the King, and despite the incredible successes of Tiger Woods many more other...
Dana Beyer

Fascism in a Clown Suit, and a Modest Proposal - a Two-State Solution - to Fix What Ails Us - Part 2

Dana Beyer | September 25, 2016 | Queer Voices
For those who are not clear on what fascism actually is, let me highlight Adam Gopnik's description: As I have written before, to call him a fascist of some variety is simply to use a historical label that fits. The arguments about whether he meets...
Dana Beyer

Fascism in a Clown Suit, and a Modest Proposal - a Two-State Solution - to Fix What Ails Us - Part 1

Dana Beyer | September 25, 2016 | Queer Voices
Sitting and thinking in anticipation of tonight's "debate," which, in the history of American Presidential politics has never been an actual debate and tonight is much less likely to be so (Bill Maher compared it to a spelling bee between a human and a basset hound, with the...
Red State Update

Red State Update: Weasel Endorses Lunatic

Red State Update | September 25, 2016 | Comedy
Ted Cruz endorses Donald Trump! Reince Priebus threatens Republicans! Lying doesn't matter! Carly Fiorina fell one time! Jackie and Dunlap are back with their take on weasel fights. http://www.redstateupdate.com | Podcast | Facebook | Twitter |
James Dorsey

Israeli-Palestinian struggle returns to the soccer pitch

James Dorsey | September 25, 2016 | World
By James M. Dorsey Human Rights Watch (HRW) has accused world soccer body FIFA of allowing FIFA-sanctioned matches to be played on occupied land in the West Bank in violation of FIFA rules and has demanded that the group ensure that future games be staged within the borders of Israel...
Chirag Kulkarni

Five Facts You Wouldn't Have Believed in 2016

Chirag Kulkarni | September 25, 2016 | Good News
The world is constantly changing. Every single year new trends come out and change the way we live. It can be easy to forget how quickly this change takes place, but these five facts prove beyond a reasonable doubt that we are truly living in the future. If you'd have learned any of these facts last year, you wouldn't have believed them for a minute.
Jorge Newbery

Crowdfunding to Build Communities

Jorge Newbery | September 25, 2016 | Business
Real estate crowdfunding allows accredited and non-accredited investors alike to browse deals on the Internet and invest in projects that are shaping the development of American communities.
Lydia L. Callis

Deaf Influence on Consumer Technology

Lydia L. Callis | September 25, 2016 | Technology
When hearing people think about exciting new technologies for those who are deaf, their minds most likely jump to the latest developments in cochlear implants or hearing aids.
Zach Mercurio

The 6 Things "Purpose" is Not

Zach Mercurio | September 25, 2016 | Business
Six years ago Simon Sinek's TED Talk "How Great Leaders Inspire Action" took the internet by storm. And while the talk's content was and is compelling, its internet virality and resulting 28.3 million viewers was revealing of our society and workplaces: People are yearning more than ever for personal and work lives that have an inspiring purpose.
Karin Volo

Change Doesn't Have to Suck: 3 Strategies for Dealing with It

Karin Volo | September 25, 2016 | Impact
We often think that people are resistant to change. The truth is that life is ALWAYS changing, no matter what happens. Just like water flowing through a stream, life needs to flow and expand. What happens to water when it is stuck in a puddle? It becomes stagnant and eventually it stinks! The same is true for our lives. We are meant to grow and expand.
William Kenower

Rejecting Stories: Becoming the Author of Your Life

William Kenower | September 25, 2016 | Books
For years I had two separate and apparently contradictory experiences when I wrote. Sometimes the writing was effortless. I would sink quickly into the dream of the story I was telling and find myself carried along as if in a current.
Lauren Bowling

The Four Essential Millennial Money Moves

Lauren Bowling | September 25, 2016 | Education
Although things appear to be on the mend (economically) from where they were five short years ago, there's still been much talk of millennial spending and saving habits.
Clair Jones

5 Tips for Hiring Better Talent for Your Tech Company

Clair Jones | September 25, 2016 | Business
The tech industry is booming in states like California, Utah, and Texas, and many companies are scouring for qualified candidates out-of-state, desperate to recruit the workforce they need to maintain growth.
Modern Farmer

How's This Year's Apple Crop Looking?

Modern Farmer | September 25, 2016 | Taste
With apple season just around the corner, some predictions from America's biggest apple-producing regions have begun to pop up. Sit back down, California: This is the glory season for the North.
Modern Farmer

Women Mean Business at This Meat Industry Conference

Modern Farmer | September 25, 2016 | Taste
Hillary Clinton isn't the only one cracking the glass ceiling. An annual conference called Women Working in the Meat Business has been empowering female attendees since 2013.
Jem Jebbia

To Be a Global Citizen, Turn Inward

Jem Jebbia | September 25, 2016 | Education
As a higher education professional, I recognize that the term "global citizenship" has become a buzzword. We use it to advertise study abroad programs, accentuate courses of study, and develop leadership competencies. On Northeastern University's campus, I direct the Global Citizenship Project. And I am frustrated.