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John Geyman

Mylan's EpiPen: Poster Child For Corporate Greed

John Geyman | September 27, 2016 | Politics
The soaring cost of EpiPens is the latest in a long run of wildly increased costs of prescription drugs that are unaffordable to many, such as Turing's Daraprim for toxoplasmosis (5,000 percent overnight price increase) and Gilead's Sovaldi for hepatitis C ($84,000 for a 12-week treatment).
Michael Mamas

In Response To The First Presidential Debate: The Silicon Valley Buzz On Manufacturing

Michael Mamas | September 27, 2016 | Politics
Both Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton spent time discussing the loss of American manufacturing jobs in last night's presidential debate. In a recent trip to the San Francisco Bay area, I met with some Silicon Valley professionals.
Advertising Week

How Can We Fast Forward to Gender Parity in the Marketing and Media Industry?

Advertising Week | September 27, 2016 | Business
Janet Balis, Principal, Media & Entertainment Strategy Practice Leader, Ernst & Young, LLP Most industries face a gender gap, either in leadership, the composition of the workforce or the contributions recognized as made by women. The advertising, marketing and media industries...
Greater Good Science Center

Can Sexting Increase Relationship Satisfaction?

Greater Good Science Center | September 27, 2016 | Technology
By Jeremy Adam Smith News coverage of sexting tends to focus on the negative. When teens and politicians get caught exchanging nude pictures and lascivious messages on their phones, they're publicly shamed. And their relationships can suffer profoundly, as when Anthony Weiner's wife left him after The...
David B. Black

The Barriers to Innovation

David B. Black | September 27, 2016 | Technology
It's hard to be an innovator. You have to come up with cool new stuff, make it work, and get people to use it. Not easy! Depending on your situation, there can be barriers, active and passive, to being a successful innovator. Lots of people in...
Lincoln Mitchell

A Debate Like No Other

Lincoln Mitchell | September 27, 2016 | Politics
There were a few moments in Monday night's debate, when an eerie familiarity came over the debate stage. During the first few minutes, the Republican candidate called for tax cuts for the rich and gave a hearty endorsement to the magical thinking of trickle down economics. The Democratic...
Dr. Cheryl Pappas

Yes, We're Voting For Hillary Clinton

Dr. Cheryl Pappas | September 27, 2016 | Politics
The campaign for president and the state of the world are not intense enough, so we have our election coverage adapted and mangled by an insane media.
Harvey Simon

Clinton's Good Luck

Harvey Simon | September 27, 2016 | Politics
It can be disconcerting to know that something as inconsequential as which week a pneumonia bug hits -- simple luck -- can dramatically change the lives of millions of people around the world. But the truth is that it has happened.
Greater Good Science Center

Why Do American Soldiers Miss War?

Greater Good Science Center | September 27, 2016 | Politics
By Jenara Nerenberg Sebastian Junger is a former war reporter, the author of several best-selling books, and co-director of the Oscar-nominated documentary Restrepo. His latest book, Tribe: On Homecoming and Belonging, explores the loneliness and alienation of modern society and the haunting question of why soldiers miss...
James Lawrence Powell

Divest Now to Invest in the Future

James Lawrence Powell | September 27, 2016 | Green
As a long-standing member of both the scientific community and museum sector, I have worked to better understand the world and to share this understanding with the public. Faced with the climate crisis, the gravest threat humanity has ever faced, I am deeply concerned that leading science museums are linked...
The Active Times

Best Snorkeling Adventures in the World

The Active Times | September 27, 2016 | Travel
Snorkeling is the perfect way to get close to pure marine life without swimming at unnerving depths. Floating calmly in clear blue waters and gazing at bright and colorful flora and reefs swarmed by many different kinds of fish species makes for an unforgettable trip.
Mary Ellen Harte

Voting Your Conscience - Or Your Fantasy?

Mary Ellen Harte | September 27, 2016 | Green
Photo Source billditewig.wordpress.com Conscience has been defined as "the inner sense of what is right or wrong in one's conduct and motive." While emotions influence our conscience, what informs it is what defines us as a species - we think....
Advertising Week

The Art of Channel Surfing: Storytelling Across Mediums

Advertising Week | September 27, 2016 | Business
Heather Carver, SVP, Seller Accounts, Rubicon Project Here’s something advertisers can agree on: Digital ad buying has been completely transformed and the automation age is here. More than two-thirds of digital display advertising will be bought programmatically, according to a new report...
Lisa Maatz

Women Voters: The Key Element to Any Winning Election Formula

Lisa Maatz | September 27, 2016 | Politics
This continues to be an election year like no other. None of the typical rules apply, pollsters are scrambling and pundits are fumbling. But there is one thing that has remained constant. Politicians know they can't win without women voters, and that continued electoral might gives women the leverage we...
Greater Good Science Center

How to Bring SEL to Students with Disabilities

Greater Good Science Center | September 27, 2016 | Parents
By David Lichtenstein It was nine-year-old Tobin's first day at a new public school, and like most kids he was nervous. He didn't know the other students or his teacher, and he already had quite a history of behavioral problems at other schools. He likely wondered whether this experience...
Zac Thompson

The Presidential Debate Didn't Really Matter

Zac Thompson | September 27, 2016 | HuffPost Live 321
Depending on who you ask it might seem one candidate won over the other but one thing remains clear: nothing has changed.
Advertising Week

Video Here, There and, Everywhere

Advertising Week | September 27, 2016 | Business
John Peragine, SVP Head of Video, Rubicon Project By now we know that consumers are cutting the cord, and consuming content from new digital video sources. Video is used by everyone, everywhere, on nearly every screen and is hugely stimulating to...
Quora

Your Kid Probably Isn't the Next Simone Biles. Here's Why You Should Keep Her in Gymnastics Anyway

Quora | September 27, 2016 | Parents
My child is doing a sport she loves and I'm disappointed she's not better at it. Should I stop her to ease my disappointment? originally appeared on Quora: The best answer to any question. Answer by Tim Lockwood, World's Best Dad, or so the...
Todd Hartley

I'm With Stupid: The Auditory Purgatory Of America, Chicago And Bread

Todd Hartley | September 27, 2016 | Comedy
Satellite radio is great because it has so many stations to choose from. But each of those stations is narrowly focused and intended for people who might be listening in their car for an hour or so -- not people sitting in an office all day.
Latino USA

From NPR's Latino USA: The Aftermath

Latino USA | September 27, 2016 | Latino Voices
This week on Latino USA, we talk about the aftermath. What happens after one incident changes everything? Two years ago 43 indigenous students mysteriously disappeared. Their families have been demanding justice and to see their sons or their bodies. We talk with Julissa Arce, an undocumented immigrant who...