Instead of returning anger with anger, Robert Thurman advocates the practice of lovingkindness, a translation of the Pali word mettā that is found in the original Buddhist texts.
Futurist and learning expert Elliott Masie explains how setting up hackathons can help successful companies find unique and creative solutions.
Interest rates are low. Construction unemployment is high. There's no better time to invest in major infrastructure projects. Larry Summers asks what we're waiting for.
"Washing one's hands of the conflict between the powerful and the powerless means to side with the powerful, not to be neutral."
The holiday season is a zone of attrition in which a lot of folks get dumped by their significant others. In a post from earlier today, Alice Pfeiffer of The Guardian says to let your wardrobe help you through...
The revelation that Santa Claus is more an idea than a man can be a major turning point in a child's life. Is he a "training-wheels Jesus" or a way to introduce children to cynical disillusionment?
David Goldhill is the CEO of the Game Show Network. his Atlantic article, "How American Healthcare Killed My Father", was considered by many to be one of the year's most provocative on the subject.
Though David Goldhill’s vision of an ideal health care system is far off, it sheds light on important misunderstandings about the current health insurance-based system in the United States.
David Goldhill’s popular Atlantic article was about “What Washington Doesn’t Get About Health Care.” We asked him if Obama learned anything in time for his September 9th bicameral speech on the subject.
David Goldhill, a media executive, was inspired to become an expert on the healthcare crisis after his father died in a poorly run hospital. As it turned out, his outsider’s view—published in The...