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Christian Felber

Re-purposing The Economy Can Help Stem The Tide of Terror

Christian Felber | August 24, 2016 | Politics
In the immediate aftermath of World War II the German state of Bavaria wrote a new constitution stating that all economic activity should serve the common good. This was a direct response to the fascism that triggered the war, the Great Depression that gave rise to fascism and the laissez-faire...
Natural Capital Coalition

Why Investors Should Care About Natural Capital

Natural Capital Coalition | August 24, 2016 | Business
This article has been submitted as part of the Natural Capital Coalition's series of blogs on natural capital by Adams Koshy, environment, carbon and finance analyst, eftec We are all investors in one sense or another: through our pension; our...
Spottoon

TRIBE X - Ep.49

Spottoon | August 24, 2016 | Entertainment
Woo Jin and Tae Min were both born with the supernatural ability to move the objects around them. After sharing a troubled childhood together, they went down opposite paths to become two very different men. Fate draws them together again and old wounds resurface that threatens the lives of everyone around them.
Spottoon

AMANZA - Ep.62

Spottoon | August 24, 2016 | Entertainment
A 26-year-old man's life is turned upside down when he is diagnosed with terminal stomach cancer. As he struggles with the pain of his treatment and the realization that he never truly lived, he retreats into his imagination, to a magical forest where answers and miracles can be found.
KIDS FIRST!

Kubo and the Two Strings - One of the Best Films of the Year!

KIDS FIRST! | August 24, 2016 | Teen
Laika has done it again! This stop motion animation film follows the life of Kubo who lives a quiet, normal life in a small shoreside village until a spirit from the past turns his life upside down by re-igniting an age-old vendetta. This...
Sparknews

Five Initiatives To Keep Supporting Refugees Post-Olympics

Sparknews | August 24, 2016 | Impact
The Rio 2016 Olympics has brought renewed attention to the refugee crisis through the 10-member Refugee Olympic Team, while an Amnesty International initiative, The Refugee Nation has gained traction by creating a flag for the team that symbolizes the orange and black lifejackets worn by many refugees as they perilously cross the Mediterranean Sea.
Shinjini Das

Brand A New Look

Shinjini Das | August 24, 2016 | Business
So, there you have it folks, the A-Z's of building and branding a sustainable social media image. What are your thoughts around creating a long-term personal brand via social media? I would love to hear from you!
Ebong Eka

3 Reasons US Olympic Swimmer Ryan Lochte (and his brand) should be unapologetic!

Ebong Eka | August 24, 2016 | Business
In business and life, it doesn't take much to ruin your reputation. One mistake can cost a business, personality or brand millions of dollars in lost revenue and sponsorship dollars. Ryan Lochte know exactly what this feels like!
Lisa Snedeker

MerleFest Fans Are In For A Treat When Gillian Welch and Dave Rawlings Perform Under The Stars For Crossroads @ SECCA

Lisa Snedeker | August 23, 2016 | Entertainment
The first time I heard folk, alt-country Americana singer-songwriter Gillian Welch perform live was at MerleFest in 2004 on the heels of the popularity of the Grammy-award winning movie soundtrack for "O Brother, Where Art Thou?," on which she...
John Geyman

TPP and the Dire Threat to Affordable Drug Prices

John Geyman | August 23, 2016 | Politics
Drug prices in the U. S. are already approaching a crisis point for many patients unable to afford their prices, often despite being insured. These examples indicate how serious this problem has become.
Melissa Hooper

Biden in Turkey: Holding the Line on Human Rights

Melissa Hooper | August 23, 2016 | World
This week, Vice President Joe Biden will travel to Turkey to meet with President Erdogan and Prime Minister Yildirim. This is one of the last opportunities for the Obama Administration to emphasize face-to-face how important it is to honor human rights and rule of law in the wake of the attempted coup of July 15.
Caitlin Grace

The Goldilocks Syndrome

Caitlin Grace | August 23, 2016 | Women
Let's just get one thing straight, unlike the fairytale there is no "just right" way to be. Some of us will always be too much for some people and that's okay. Those of us that feel not quite good enough can get to work on that and the rest of us just need to chill the fuck out and let people show up in the world in whatever sparkly, shiny way they need to.
John W. Whitehead

Children of the American Police State: Just Another Brick in the Wall

John W. Whitehead | August 23, 2016 | Education
It's difficult enough raising a child in a world ravaged by war, disease, poverty and hate, but when you add the police state into the mix, it becomes near impossible to guard against the growing unease that some of the monsters of our age come dressed in government uniforms.
Meghan Stasz

Addressing Food Waste Through Date Labeling

Meghan Stasz | August 23, 2016 | Green
The consumer packaged goods (CPG) and retail industries recognize consumers are confused about date labels, which is contributing to food waste, and are working to clear up this confusion while also ensuring the solutions work for both consumers and businesses.
Karen Covy

50 Shades of Grey Divorce

Karen Covy | August 23, 2016 | Divorce
You are over 50 - maybe over 60. Presumably you are old enough to know that people "your age" are not supposed to get divorced. Yet, here you are: stuck in a marriage that feels dead and wondering whether it's still possible for you to find happiness.
Valerie Alexander

Stop Being a Dick -- It Costs Your Employer Millions (a.k.a., "How to Speak to Your Assistant -- 101")

Valerie Alexander | August 23, 2016 | Business
Earlier this month, I published the article, "The Epidemic that's Costing American Employers Billions," about the scourge of Accidental Managers in the workplace and the ridiculously high (and unnecessary) expense of employee unhappiness.
Medea Benjamin

Congress must take action to block weapon sales to Saudi Arabia

Medea Benjamin | August 23, 2016 | Politics
Given the devastation of the attack on Yemen, a diverse group of organizations and individuals have called on the U.S. government to stop the sale of additional weapons to Saudi Arabia. The United Nations has said that Saudi air strikes on civilian targets likely constitute war crimes.
Shruti Shah

Is It A Gift Or Is It A Bribe?

Shruti Shah | August 23, 2016 | Politics
In its McDonnell v. United States decision, a unanimous Supreme Court affirmed states' right to regulate "the permissible scope of interactions between state officials and their constituents."
Karen McMahon

The Secret to a Peaceful Divorce and saving on Attorney Fees

Karen McMahon | August 23, 2016 | Divorce
There are obvious differences in perspectives and opinions between people. How individuals approach their perspectives and opinions determines how much emotional and financial carnage they'll experience as they navigate their way through divorce.
Kate Kelly

New Book Describes "The New Trail of Tears" for Native Americans

Kate Kelly | August 23, 2016 | Books
Naomi Schaefer Riley spent two years researching The New Trail of Tears: How Washington is Destroying American Indians. She traveled the country to visit the various reservations belonging to Native American tribes, and she met with economists, educators, and government officials. Schaefer was searching for ways to explain the shocking...