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Myiea Coy

Nancy Schafer: From Festival Great to Producing Legend

Myiea Coy | February 6, 2016 | Women
After serving an auspicious 12 year tenure as Executive Director of the Tribeca Film Festival, Schafer has transitioned with keen skill sets in tow to becoming one of today's most sought after film producers.
Marcia Liss

Old Man

Marcia Liss | February 6, 2016 | Comedy
Sarah Finnie Robinson

Super Bowl Coaches Provide Insights On Star Performance and Teamwork

Sarah Finnie Robinson | February 6, 2016 | Sports
Impressed by this marvelous vision, and surrounded as I am by devoted football fans, coaches, and players in my circle of family and friends, I scored (sorry) some championship advice for you to use and share.
Brian Caldirola

May the Torch Be With You

Brian Caldirola | February 6, 2016 | Comedy
David Meerman Scott

Presidential Candidates Missing Opportunity to Link Online and Offline Marketing

David Meerman Scott | February 6, 2016 | Politics
While the other candidates tweet well-researched positions designed to appeal to as many people as possible, Trump doesn't mind offending while he says what he thinks. In a world where big brands control messages, authenticity wins, and that's part of the reason Trump has been so far out in front in the polls.
The Conversation US

If Football Is Deadly, Why Do We Still Watch?

The Conversation US | February 6, 2016 | Sports
It was saddening to learn of the latest NFL great to have suffered from the illness, but not shocking. Hall of Famers Frank Gifford and Junior Seau are just two of a growing list of former players who developed the disease, as confirmed the only way now possible -- through an autopsy.
Brian Hanley

15 Reasons Why Undecided New Hampshire Democrats Should Consider Voting for Bernie Sanders

Brian Hanley | February 6, 2016 | Politics
Sanders has served as an elected official for over 34 years. Clinton has not. Sanders has supported gay rights since the early '80s. Clinton has not.
Steve Rosenbaum

Storytelling in the World of 360VR

Steve Rosenbaum | February 6, 2016 | Technology
VR could actually change human consciousness. Last year I was able to watch Chris Milk give this brilliant TED Talk in Vancouver. He showed the gathering a number of extraordinary early VR experiences including "The Wilderness Downtown," a music video for the band Arcade Fire.
Raghida Dergham

The Goals of Washington and Moscow in the Syrian War

Raghida Dergham | February 6, 2016 | World
Russia is not hiding its goals in its Syrian war, and is not ambiguous about its alliance with Iran, Iranian-backed militias, and the regime of Bashar al-Assad. Moscow decided from the outset that the war in Syria is a Russian war on "Islamic terrorism," and will not stop until it declares victory.
Brian Hanley

Trump's Tax Plan Exemplifies the Rigged Economy

Brian Hanley | February 6, 2016 | Politics
Our economy is rigged. Millions of Americans are working longer hours for lower wages and yet all of the new income is going to the top one percent.
Hilmi M. Zawati

Geneva III: The Stillborn Conference and the Endemic Failure of the International Community

Hilmi M. Zawati | February 6, 2016 | Politics
The world's conspiracy of silence on mass killings in Syria must stop. It encourages the culture of impunity, and reminds one of General Roméo Dallaire's critical question: "Are we all human, or are some more human than others?"
Denise Lisi DeRosa

Kids, Safety and Social Media

Denise Lisi DeRosa | February 6, 2016 | Technology
Safer Internet Day is Tuesday, February 9th. To celebrate this important event, I want to do my part to move the conversation forward. Whose responsibility is it to keep kids safe online? My answer: It is everyone's.
Jedediah Purdy

Dismissing Sanders: Democratic Condescension and the Mythic Political Grown-up

Jedediah Purdy | February 6, 2016 | Politics
Of course candidates have to deny that they listen to Wall Street, and flatter voters into thinking ordinary people's opinions about high finance and economic fairness really matter. But of course most candidates also suppose that ordinary people don't understand banking and that bankers do.
Tamesha Keel

Move the Ball: Testing the Rooney Rule to Increase Diversity Within the Legal Profession

Tamesha Keel | February 6, 2016 | Impact
Diversity and the lack thereof has remained a hot topic at every turn. From sports and entertainment, academia, to legal and tech industries, the data illustrates the sobering reality that more work remains to be done to attain truly diverse and inclusive environments within our global society. Therefore, it is imperative to move beyond discourse to action.
VernissageTV

Jean Dubuffet -- Mayor Retrospective at Fondation Beyeler (VIDEO)

VernissageTV | February 6, 2016 | Arts
The exhibition at Fondation Beyeler focuses on Jean Dubuffet's idea of landscape, which in his hands can transform itself into a body, a face or an object. Portraits, female nudes and still lives turn into vibrant landscapes.
Susie Miller

5 Ways Toxic Relationships Are Ruining Your Life

Susie Miller | February 6, 2016 | Healthy Living
Toxic means poisonous, damaging or deadly. A toxic relationship drains the life from you, damages your self-esteem, or kills your dreams. While this sounds deadly, toxic relationships can be subtle and do vast harm before we realize it.
Jose Graziano da Silva

Supporting Farmers in Syria Now Is Essential for a Sustainable Future

Jose Graziano da Silva | February 6, 2016 | World
The brutal and protracted conflict in Syria has taken an enormous human toll and the surge of refugees has catalyzed a host of worrying collateral effects in the region and beyond. While we all hope for peace, it is imperative to enable those who are in the country to maintain the basic lifelines of the land where wheat was first domesticated.
Marcia Liss

Repeat After Me

Marcia Liss | February 6, 2016 | Comedy
Marie Marley

Alzheimer's Journal: Tears for Yesterday

Marie Marley | February 6, 2016 | Fifty
I was about to burst into tears and sit there sobbing. I looked up at the ceiling and around the room to distract myself. I didn't want to make a scene in front of Ed, the staff and the other residents. She kept right on playing and I kept struggling to keep the tears at bay.
Rick Horowitz

Cruz -- As in Ooze

Rick Horowitz | February 6, 2016 | Politics
Or, "When Sleazy Comes Easy."