Katrina vanden Heuvel on the Modern Liberal

vanden Heuvel:    For me, it does begin with a, you know, a kind of non-corporate approach to life.  It begins with a world that is more peaceful, more just.  It begins with the mantra which [informed] the Obama campaign’s best part, in my view, which was the organizing from below, which was about respect, inclusion, opportunity, empowerment, and those are attributes of a Left and progressive community that I believe in, and independence is what The Nation has been about for 143 years, so that we’ve never been, as we stated in our founding statement in 1865, the organ of any party, and that is where you find, I think, a strong basis for being a true, free-thinking, Liberal lefty progressive.

Katrina vanden Heuvel on the renewal of anti-corporatism.

LinkedIn meets Tinder in this mindful networking app

Swipe right to make the connections that could change your career.

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Swipe right. Match. Meet over coffee or set up a call.

No, we aren't talking about Tinder. Introducing Shapr, a free app that helps people with synergistic professional goals and skill sets easily meet and collaborate.

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Should you invest in China's stock market? Know this one thing first.

Despite incredible economic growth, it is not necessarily an investor's paradise.

  • China's stock market is just 27 years old. It's economy has grown 30x over that time.
  • Imagine if you had invested early and gotten in on the ground floor.
  • Actually, you would have lost money. Here's how that's possible.
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People who constantly complain are harmful to your health

Moans, groans, and gripes release stress hormones in the brain.

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Could you give up complaining for a whole month? That's the crux of this interesting piece by Jessica Hullinger over at Fast Company. Hullinger explores the reasons why humans are so predisposed to griping and why, despite these predispositions, we should all try to complain less. As for no complaining for a month, that was the goal for people enrolled in the Complaint Restraint project.

Participants sought to go the entirety of February without so much as a moan, groan, or bellyache.

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  • Creating a more connected world and indexing the world's information: what could be better than that?
  • But pressure to return value to shareholders came at the expense of their own users.
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