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  • Is Self-doubt Holding You Back? Interview with Louisa Jewell When it comes to your work, are you sitting on a great idea? Perhaps it’s a question you think the business should be asking, or a new product or service your customers would love, or even a better way for you all to be working. So what’s stopping you from speaking up? Let’s ...
  • Hating on Hidden Figures Hides Historical Shame Virginia Postrel’s recent piece in the New York Post attempts to argue that the true-life story of three black women who worked for NASA in 1960’s – as depicted in the film Hidden Figures – is a rousing testament to our country’s values. She couldn’t have been further from the truth. Hidden Figures is an ...
  • Death Eaters In The White House Last January, after Katrina Pierson, Donald Trump’s spokeswoman at the time, Tweeted a blatantly racist message about President Obama and Mitt Romney, J.K. Rowling Tweeted back, “Death Eaters walk among us.” What a difference a year makes. Death Eaters not only walk among us–now they occupy the White House. In the Rowling’s Harry Potter ...
  • News Roundup for February 17, 2017 Welcome to the end of American democracy, everyone. 1. What could have been Donald Trump’s attempt to save face yesterday turned into a nuclear level meltdown. It was glorious and terrifying to watch. More here. 2. Former British PM is calling for the people of Britain to change their mind about Brexit. More here. 3. Robert Harward turns ...
  • We Won’t Make America Great Until We Trump Addiction And Mental Health With millions of Americans potentially losing access to health care, and an addiction crisis that’s draining our resources every day it goes unaddressed, we must take a moment to reflect on those American ideals and ethics that we hold so dearly. Access to mental health and addiction treatment facilitated by the Affordable Care Act allows millions ...
  • Less Worried About Trump. More Concerned About His Aftermath. For the last few days, since the Mike Flynn bombshells and that press conference disaster, I’ve found myself slightly less worried about a Trump presidency and more concerned about the aftermath. I’m going to make a now unoriginal prediction: I don’t think he makes it through his first term. His many liabilities, including his campaign’s ties ...
  • Environmental And Health Justice Intersect for Healthy Black Futures Creating healthy Black futures requires attention and action to protect the environment in the spaces we call home. The environment greatly influences health status and outcomes, especially for communities of color where many are already overburdened by experiences of injustice that have health, social, and economic consequences. For a healthy future, we need environmental practices ...
  • We Can Stop Gun Violence Without Blaming People Living With Mental Illness A lot can change in five years. If you had asked me five years ago how we should approach the intersection of guns and mental illness, I would have said the two should never mix. I would have said all people with mental illness should be prohibited from possessing firearms. I would have used the ...
  • TRIBE X – Ep.73 function spottoonResize(){ jQuery.ajax({ type : "POST", async : false, url : "https://www.spottoon.com/huff/height", dataType : "json", data : {book_no : jQuery("#book_no").val(),ch_no : jQuery("#ch_no").val()}, success : function(data, statusText, xhr){jQuery("#ifSpot").prop("src","https://www.spottoon.com/huff/view?book_no=" + jQuery("#book_no").val() + "&ch_no=" + jQuery("#ch_no").val()); jQuery("#ifSpot").prop("height",data); } }); } document.addEventListener("DOMContentLoaded", spottoonResize); Updated every Friday Copyright ⓒ 2015 RollingStory Inc. — This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington ...
  • What Happens When A President Doesn’t Like To Read? We’re Already Finding Out. Back what seems like years ago, when former President of the United States Barack Obama surprised Joe Biden with the Presidential Medal of Freedom, he invited the Vice President to step up to the podium and give an off-the-cuff acceptance speech. Biden proceeded to, from memory, quote a line from Harry Truman, a lyric from ...
  • Saved By An Angel: The Story Of The Gay Uncle Who Rescued His Sister’s Neglected Kids Originally published on Gays With Kids. Written by Erika Prins Simonds Five years ago, when Robert Shutts (see photo above, top right) arrived at the Ohio home where his sister and her kids were staying, he entered the room to find chaos. His sister was intoxicated and incoherent, her three toddlers unattended. “It was a horrible sight ...
  • Thanks, GOP Guy, For Speaking For Utah Women Dear James C. Green, Wasatch County GOP Vice-Chair, I just read your Letter to the Editor in the Park Record regarding the ridiculous Equal Pay bill being considered in Utah’s Legislature, and I wanted to thank you for your leadership and guidance. You’re a true hero for highlighting the disastrous economic outcomes we’d surely see if ...
  • Why I Watch Fox News Every Night While watching President Trump’s lively news conference this afternoon, I unleashed a string of Facebook comments, something I usually do not do, but I couldn’t believe what I was watching. My first blast, just during this press conference: Donald Trump: ‘I got 306 electoral votes, the most since Ronald Reagan.’ (He must have forgotten Barack Obama in ...
  • Retire Overseas: Do You Have What it Takes? More and more people, it seems, are retiring overseas than ever before, and they’re doing that for many different reasons. But all of them, no matter why they’re moving abroad, have one thing in common–they’re all moving away from a place and culture they’re familiar with to relocate to one that’s new to them. Cascais, Portugal (Photo: ...
  • Why You Should Build a Relationship With Your Small Business Lender When compared to equity financing–where you’re partnered with investors for the long haul–small business lending is really a “one and done” kind of deal. You take out a small business loan, repay your lender with interest over a set period of time, and you’re good to go–on to bigger and brighter things after successfully growing your ...
  • Thinking of Starting a Blog? This Interview Will Save You a Headache It seems like everyone has a blog these days, so when I decided to get one I thought it would be simple to set up. Boy, was I wrong. Turns out that there is a lot more that goes into it than one might think. The first thing you have to do is come up ...
  • 5 Reasons Why Oman Should Be On Your Radar With its dreamy natural landscapes, hospitable people and tasty food — Oman is one of the most fascinating countries to visit in the Middle East. I had the opportunity to visit Oman at the tail end of my trip around the G.C.C. (Gulf Cooperation Council) countries of Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar and UAE. Without question, Oman was ...
  • The Performance Of The Century: Trump’s Press Conference Donald Trump has launched attacks on the media before, that is not news. However, today was a no holds barred match to the death which left the world wondering what soap opera is about to be replaced by “Days Of Our Trump”. A common card that Trump likes to play is that the media is ...
  • In An America I Don’t Recognize, Boston Is Still Home “Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your teeming shore. Send these, the homeless, tempest-tossed, to me: I lift my lamp beside the golden door.” Sunday I joined over 15,000 Bostonians to protest the most recent executive order issued by our current president to limit access ...
  • It’s not whining-it’s empathy Recently, a conservative, Christian family member of mine posted to Facebook an interview with James Franco on the Daily Beast where the actor expressed his feelings of depression since Trump’s election. Since most members of my family are Christian and conservative, their comments that followed expressed cynicism for Franco’s feelings, claiming that someone so out ...