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Category Archives: Social Responsibility

Gold is Over. Trust is King.

All the gold that has ever been mined in the history of the world will fit into two Olympic sized swimming pools, or a single cube about 68 feet on … Continue reading

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May 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

Eich’s Ouster was a Natural Outcome

Venturebeat’s article shaming Silicon Valley for Mozilla CEO Brendan Eich’s ouster completely ignores two important facts: 1. As a founder and CTO, Eich’s position had already been tolerated for several … Continue reading

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April 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

Glenn Beck’s Advertisers are Nuts, Too

A while back I thought I would give myself a treat by signing up for free entertainment, in the form of a subscription to right-wing nutjob Glenn Beck’s daily newsletter, … Continue reading

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March 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

How to Get Rich in Six Easy Steps – Free

Y’all know those pitches where they try to sell you seminars to larn how to be rich, right? Well I’ll save you a couple thousand by spilling it out right … Continue reading

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January 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

Former Santana member Malone needs your support

Being homeless for decades can create a lot of problems. Even if your best friend is a rock star. Remember Marcus Malone, the former Santana Band member who was found … Continue reading

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January 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

Why Do Schools Punish Kids By Not Letting them Play Sports?

Increasingly, public and private schools have enacted policies whereby students with low grade point levels or poor performance in certain key subjects are “punished” for the low scores by being … Continue reading

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December 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

How Money is Made and Lost in America

There are two ways to make money in America: Industry and finance. Industry requires ideas, people and things. Finance involves interest rates, profits and risk. Industry is the bastion of … Continue reading

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November 16, 2013 · Leave a comment