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noah-blumenthal's picture
Apr.15.2014
(Originally posted at Huffington Post Impact on October 25th, 2013.) We live in an age of data. Companies are tapping into powerful new technologies to make more informed business decisions based on everything from social media trends to machine sensor readings. But sadly, we as a collective don...
sarah-cotchaleovitch's picture
Dec.14.2013
Hospital (Photo credit: José Goulão) This time of year can be painful for so many because while everyone else seems to be enjoying the seasonal festivities, someone is spending a first Christmas alone. Someone else is spending it in the hospital with a bleak outlook. A whole city is in mourning on...
JohnnyOla's picture
Feb.25.2013
  This is the third part of my take on gun control, and other things our government will try to “fix” in the coming years.       As I sit here thinking about guns, the late Edwin Starr’s 1969 Vietnam War protest song keeps slipping into my consciousness:   War, huh yeah....
JohnnyOla's picture
Feb.20.2013
  This is the second part of my take on gun control, and other things our government will try to “fix” in the coming years.   It seems to me, about the only thing our government does efficiently is react to problems. It never seems to have the vision or foresight to keep our nation out of...
lee-goff's picture
Jan.22.2013
Finding Peace In The Connecticut Tragedy - by Lee Goff 12/15/2012 1 Comment   A very good friend of mine reached out for some comfort during this time of confusion and grief.  The reply seemed to help her, and she asked me to share it.  I hope it helps you.  You are welcome...
amy-palleson's picture
Jan.16.2013
I keep waiting for Wayne LaPierre to come to his senses.  For there to be some press release--designed to maximize his dignity--during which he can state, “Upon further reflection, we have reversed our position on armed personnel in the nation’s schools.”  The reversal of which would push...
arlene-goldbard's picture
Dec.25.2012
These are tender times. The usual end-of-the-year retrospective ache has been amplified in the aftermath of so many storms, inner and outer. It’s often hard to know whether an ambient mood is the aggregate of personal response to the brokenness we are perceiving in world events or the opposite...
barry-eva's picture
Dec.20.2012
Tonight’s scheduled guest had to cancel, so I took the chance to share with the listeners about a group I have been working with and sharing with that offer a chance for authors and readers to help those recovering from the tragic happenings in Newtown/Sand Hook here in Connecticut. The group...
eva-lesko-natiello's picture
Dec.20.2012
  The wind’s fury can lash bruises across my skin and uproot my soul.  Let lightening pierce a chasm through my heart and thunder deafen my promises.  The rains may pelt my resolve and flood my eyes.  Watch my bearings rattle as the earth crumbles under foot.  An...
michael-seidel's picture
Dec.20.2012
The nation has reacted after the Sandy Hook Elementary School where children were killed by a young man walking around with a legal automatic weapon, procured from his mother's house.   I liked it better when I thought of towns called Newton and thought of Fig Newtons, named after Newton...