In Canada, where the economy has slowed down and revenues have decreased due to the falling demand for oil, the government is going against the grain and is actually increasing spending on social programs.
Evidence has long correlated income and life expectancy. But new research suggests that simply living in an area with access to quality health care, food and housing can help boost length of life for even the poorest citizens.
Move over, Andrew. Abolitionist and human rights advocate Harriet Tubman will be the next face of the U.S. $20 bill. She will have to wait until 2020 or so for the honor, but she’ll be just in time for the 100th anniversary of women’s right to vote. What’s a few more years after hundreds?
Investigators in Japan raided a Mitsubishi factory on Thursday after the company was “outed” by Nissan for tampering with fuel-economy test data. The discovery could be pricey for Mitsubishi — which, in the shadow of the Volkswagen dieselgate scandal, faces hefty fines and other costs.
As people around the world celebrate Earth Day and world leaders gather in New York to sign the Paris Agreement, 3p’s Tom Schueneman explores how a sustainable future may look.
A hilarious Instagram account called Barbie Savior has gone viral, with depictions of the Mattel beauty that mock those who have put helping Africans on their bucket list.
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.