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When do-good nonprofits are bad at dealing with #MeToo moments

February 16, 2018

Paul Battaglio, Doug Goodman and Meghna Sabharwal, University of Texas at Dallas Scandals rocking the Humane Society and the Red Cross are the highest-profile examples so far of how the #MeToo movement is bringing sexual harassment and abuse at U.S. nonprofits ...

Extreme cold highlights our need for better energy options

February 16, 2018

Jason Hayes, Mackinac Center for Public Policy A Jan. 22 Financial Times headline, “Gas from Russian Arctic to warm homes in Boston,” should remind us of the value of preparing for winter weather. Extreme cold in December and January caused demand ...

It's not just you - politics is stressing out America's youth

February 16, 2018

Melissa DeJonckheere and Tammy Chang, University of Michigan (THE CONVERSATION) — “I can’t sleep.” — A 16-year-old “It’s been extremely hard to concentrate.” — A 22-year-old “I got behind in school.” ...

8 lenders that aren't serving people of color for home loans

February 16, 2018

Aaron Glantz, Emmanuel Martinez  and Jennifer Gollan, Reveal Across America, a troubling pattern emerges in data analyzed by Reveal from The Center for Investigative Reporting: Nearly two-thirds of mortgage lenders denied home loans for people of color ...

Strive to strike a balance between candor and courtesy

February 16, 2018

Jim Nortz, BridgeTower Media Newswires Have you ever wondered, “When is honesty the best policy?” Honesty—a concept that makes everyone’s short list of paramount moral virtues—was a major issue in the 1977 presidential election ...

Invest in NuVasive?

February 16, 2018

Dear Mr. Berko: My mother-in-law suffered with a bad back for more than 20 years, resisting spine surgery because many of her contemporaries had rotten luck with it. However, one of her friends had a spine procedure six months ago and is still bragging about ...