The world's largest conference on a global health or development issue has just ended. The issue at hand was HIV and AIDS prevention. For decades, HIV/AIDS has been an urgent global challenge, and yet an event of this magnitude - dedicated solely to it - would have been unimaginable not...
A brooding actor named Seul-Woo and a naïve country girl named Young-Woo were arranged to be married when they were kids. Now adults, the time for their marriage has arrived. Essentially strangers, the newlyweds must now learn how to deal with living together, clingy exes, betrayal and their own complicated feelings for each other.
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.
As Mayor, I will work tirelessly to ensure that more businesses start and grow throughout the city. At the end of the day, stronger businesses means more jobs and better neighborhoods for all of Philadelphia.
Americans don't use the word "twit" as much as the English do, which is too bad. Twits are brainless people and they're all over the Internet, wasting space in comments sections at news sites or anytime someone posts a blog. They blather...
George W. Bush,
"I've heard this sort of speech a lot in the last 15 years and trust me, it doesn't sound any better in Russian." Garry Kasparov, Russian dissident and former chess world champion Hmm, I wonder how it would sound in German. Many in the media took note of...
Three weeks ago Governor Baker, a Republican, signed into law the final segment of the Massachusetts gender identity bill, adding public accommodations protections to those regarding employment and housing passed five years earlier. It was about time. Massachusetts now joins seventeen other states offering comprehensive trans protections. The...
Trump has managed to tap into the animosity and anger felt by most of the white population in America, fueling and nurturing it to his political advantage so that he is now within striking distance of being able to actually pursue an agenda of banning Muslims from the U.S. and retrogressing all the progress we had supposedly made over the last several decades.
Clinton is a creature of the center-left, and not the left. In an ordinary year, that would be just the ticket for winning the White House. This year, with anti-establishment sentiment at a boil, center-left may not quite be enough.
When you combine a Putin personality (says Kasparov) with a sociopath (says author of "Art of The Deal"), you get a Convention that wants to jail Hillary Clinton. Stuart Stevens & Ron Reagan agree that he's unlikely to win but may splinter the GOP into Reform-icon and Nativist Wings.
Kaine is not the LBJ of presidential politics, but he's about as close as it gets to a candidate on the ticket with a civil rights pedigree that he doesn't run from.
As both a college professor and parent of a college student, this time of year always seems to raise a variety of thoughts as freshly minted high school graduates head off to their new adventures. In couple of weeks, green first-year students will be wandering around campuses everywhere, looking young...
"You must have an author platform!" Everyone keeps saying this, but what does that mean? And how do you go about it? Basically, your author platform consists of a home where people can find out about you and your books (website), and an engaged audience who is keen to...
Finding Fault In Others .. Is The Easiest Thing In The World ... Finding Fault In Oneself ? Now
Ethereum Classic is, in my view, a total and absolute scam by any traditional financial definition of the word "scam." It doesn't have the support of the Ethereum developers, nor of Ethereum creator Vitalik Buterin, making it vaporware and an altcoin created in protest of Ethereum's hard fork decision. Now...
What do we carry around in our pockets? Keys? Check. Phone? Of course. Drone that records HD video? Welcome to the new world! Pocket Drone from Odyssey Toys Is Not Your Standard Drone As a self-professed drone geek, it takes a lot to...
Debbie Wasserman Schultz / Getty Images When Debbie Wasserman was elected to the Florida House of Representatives, at the age of 26, she arrived with a mission. The newly minted lawmaker from South Florida was intent on making state statues "gender-neutral,"...
Brandeis International Business School,
Corruption Perceptions Index,
Country Risk Solutions,
Democratic Unity Council,
Global Risk Agility And Decision Making,
International Financial Institutions,
Over the past several weeks, hundreds of thousands of Venezuelans have crossed the previously closed border with Colombia to purchase the basic necessities they can no longer buy at home , a net result of Venezuela's ongoing economic and political turmoil. What a testament to how desperate life has become...
Debbie Wasserman Schultz,
Trans-Pacific Partnership Tpp,
Because Hillary needs to win the general election support of Sanders voters, the Clinton team allowed the Bernie supporters to write much of the Democratic Platform. The result was a progressive victory.
At four in the morning, I had a bad dream and woke up. So I decided to distract myself by checking my email. Only to find out that the nightmare was my email account. Totally wiped out. Fifteen years of correspondence erased. No more folders. As clean as virgin snow....