Business

Apologies to Mexico

Apologies to Mexico

“But there’s something else front and center to our particular brand of misery. We are a nation of miserable optimists. We believe everything is possible and if you don’t have it all, from the perfect body to profound wealth, the fault is yours. When people suffer in this country—from, say, foreclosures and bankruptcies due to the destruction of our economy by the...

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The Art is Absent

The Art is Absent

We live in a world where critiques of art are more acceptable if they are academic and not too critical of content. A layperson critical of art is likely to be dismissed as ignorant, conservative or a censor. We are trained to be accepting and tolerant of others, especially toward art and performance art. For the most part, this is a good thing. Although aware of this I still want to comment on...

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Lose the Shoes

Lose the Shoes

This ad, which ran in YOU magazine for shoe stores located throughout South Africa has been pulled. YOU magazine editor wrote, “To our readers: thank you for taking the time to show your support against the abuse of animals.” What is not clearly voiced in the retraction of this ad is that this act is done to appease men’s sexual fetish and is most often accomplished by...

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Congressional Reform Act of 2011

These reforms are being sent around online.  If Egyptians youth can begin an uprising using Facebook and Twitter under Mubarak, we should be able to make these changes under Obama. 1. Term Limits.
 12 years only, one of the possible options below..
 A. Two Six-year Senate terms
 B.. Six Two-year House terms
 C. One Six-year Senate term and three Two-Year...

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Reclaiming Our Land

Reclaiming Our Land

Can someone please explain why breast-feeding moms are being sold special covers and tents to save others from viewing this perfectly natural act? This marketing goes on in a world where breast implants are the most popular elective cosmetic surgery in the U.S..  Sadly women in the U.S. stop breast-feeding after 6-7 months, while in much of the world women continue breast-feeding until their...

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Who Needs Equality?

Who Needs Equality?

My Wish for 2011: More Progress for Women Talia Carner My wish for the new year, the dawn of the second decade of the 21st century, is for women around the globe to progress significantly in both public and private arenas. On Dec. 10, the world observed Human Rights Day, commemorating the 1948 adoption by the U.N. General Assembly of the inalienable rights of mankind. The “Universal...

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