Rather than focus on the wisdom and perspective that our older population offers, most of us pour our energy into fighting age rather than accepting it — and this holds true in the corporate responsibility world.
From mailrooms and laundry rooms that double as bars and event spaces to roof decks and hot tubs, WeLive challenges traditional apartment living through physical spaces that foster meaningful relationships.
The United States should have a uniform set of regulations for all benefit corporations within this country, argues Rebecca Hamburg, a graduate student at George Washington University.
Since Gov. Pence seems to be so concerned with the reproductive functions of Indiana women, they took to social media to tell him what’s going on down there.
The controversial Panama Papers leaked the names of government officials, celebrities and multinational companies using offshore tax havens to stash away undisclosed funds. As the dust settles, the European Commission is tightening its tax disclosure laws.
Of course it’s no surprise that the world’s most wealthy and powerful people use whatever means at their disposal to protect their wealth. On the other hand, the Panama Papers leak is a stark reminder of the need to align our values with our functioning global economy if there is any hope of achieving our higher aspirations.
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Code the Dream is hoping to turn things around for low income and immigrant communities through tech. Based in Durham, North Carolina, the program is designed to increase economic opportunities for undocumented residents by connecting tech students to better-paying careers in the city’s growing technology ecosystem.
Former NBA player Seth Sundberg’s experience as a convict led him to launch Prison Bars, a social enterprise that aims to market healthful snack bars while giving a second chance to former inmates.
Sure, North Carolina’s anti-LGBT “bathroom law” is terrible. So is the new Mississippi law that allows businesses to refuse service to gay people. But the swift negative reaction to these laws says a lot about where the country is going.
Last week, Bangladeshi police opened fire on a crowd of people protesting two new coal plants, killing four demonstrators. The gruesome act prompts questions about not only the country’s police force, but also its plans to expand local energy grids.
What do ecology and economics have in common? A great deal, as it turns out, including the same Greek root, oikos. Tracing this root back to its original meaning, we learn that both ecology and economics deal with good housekeeping, budgeting and family planning.
What if you could decide which questions to ask presidential candidates during debates? Or write the headlines for the day’s news stories? A new model of journalism could help create this opportunity.
A research fiasco at the University of Maryland College Park finally ended last week when the university’s administration returned over $228,000 in funds. The cash contributed to a dubious study that claimed a brand of chocolate milk alleviated the health effects of concussions.
Ignoring local businesses, and sending our money solely to a national or international business, breaks the chain of growth and supports the monopoly of big businesses that can potentially minimize local growth and leave our communities stagnant.