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Category Archives: Social Responsibility

Beyond Stigma: A Conversation for Journalists About Mental Illness

Mental illnesses affect one in four people every year, yet they are some of the most poorly understood and stigmatized conditions. Many mental illnesses develop in young adulthood, when social … Continue reading

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January 16, 2013 · 1 Comment

Rebuild our Identity

When I see online photos of places like Dubai, Singapore, Hong Kong and other major cities around the world, some brand new and some completely revitalized, I have to wonder: … Continue reading

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January 6, 2013 · 1 Comment

Mass Murders in America: What Can We Possibly Do?

The heart-splitting mourning starts again, only this time, we mourn for the most innocent of souls, tiny children and their selfless teachers, taken in a most horrific way from one … Continue reading

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December 15, 2012 · 5 Comments

Unions for Facebook Employees? What Does That Have to do with Reality?

There was a stupid article in TechCrunch earlier this week talking about how Facebook is such a great place to work without needing a union. That article was of course … Continue reading

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December 14, 2012 · Leave a comment

Five Memes that Need to Die Swiftly

I love that Taylor Swift song, “We Are Never Getting Back Together.” I think of it every time I see these tired themes come up.  Can we agree to split … Continue reading

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December 12, 2012 · 1 Comment

Mitt Romney Served Without Pay for 28 years…Really? No.

So, you may have seen the Internet meme that says Mitt Romney spent 28 years in ‘unpaid service to his country, his church and his community’. And you may have … Continue reading

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August 20, 2012 · 9 Comments

Sustainability is for Employees, Too

I saw a comment today that claimed the Health Care Law will ruin the economy and make it harder for small business to grow. I’m sorry, but the truth is, … Continue reading

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June 29, 2012 · Leave a comment