Category Archives: civilization

Once women overcome early career challenges, they may reap more rewards than male peers, new research shows

By Katherine L. Milkman, professor at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania There’s still a long way to go and for working women, the news is often demoralizing. We learn of case after case of gross workplace abuses … Continue reading

Posted in Business, civilization, Compensation, Discrimination, Fairness, Gender Gap, income, leadership, Money, Politics, Power, Thought-Provoking Analysis, United States, Women

He had no idea Ruth Bader Ginsburg would be presiding over his naturalization ceremony

By Meagan Flynn of the Washington Post Throughout her speech, 85-year-old Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg emphasized the country’s constant state of change. Detailing the lowest points, from slavery and denying women the vote, she quoted Alexis de Tocqueville: “The greatness … Continue reading

Posted in civilization, Immigrants, Politics, Rule of Law, Supreme Court, Thought-Provoking Analysis, United States

Why local US newspapers are sounding the alarm

By Taylor Kate Brown of BBC News, Boulder About 1,800 local papers have closed or merged since 2004, according to data from researchers at University of North Carolina. The reasons for newspaper closures are well-known – internet advertising destroying the … Continue reading

Posted in civilization, Journalism, Media, Thought-Provoking Analysis

The World’s Largest Megacities by 2100: None of them will be in the Americas, China or Europe

By Jeff Desjardins of Visual Capitalist Throughout the course of human history, the biggest cities have always seemed impossibly large. For many millennia, it was almost unfathomable for a city to sustain more than 1 million residents. In fact, it … Continue reading

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7 Key Characteristics of a Human Brand

By Brian Kramer, CEO of PureMatter What makes you human? Read more…

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