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Writers on the Right and Left React to Trump in Europe

<i>The political news cycle is fast, and keeping up can be overwhelming. Trying to find differing perspectives worth your time is even harder. That’s why we have scoured the internet for political writing from the right and left that you might not have seen.</i><p><i>Has this series exposed you to new</i> …

Donald Trump

Can you get rich by investing in a startup? How to do it — and the pros and cons of crowdfunding.

In May 2016, a law took effect that allows anyone to invest at least some of their cash in startup companies. Until then, buying a stake in a small …

Venture Capital

Inside Hillary Clinton’s Surreal Post-Election Life

When I walk into the Chappaqua dining room in which Hillary Clinton is spending her days working on her new book, I am greeted by a vision from the …

Is British Fast Fashion Too Fast?

ASOS stocks 85,000 styles on its site. Boohoo turns around collections in two weeks flat. And competitors are freaking out.<p>Manchester’s city center juxtaposes Britain old and new. Wide, freshly paved roads rest on the same grid as narrow, windy streets that crisscross through town. Grand neo-gothic …

eCommerce

U.S. Crackdown on For-Profit Schools Is Said to Go Idle

The Education Department’s sweeping crackdown on fraudulent practices at for-profit colleges has stalled under the Trump administration’s appointees, several current and former department employees say.<p>Current and former employees, who requested anonymity for fear of retaliation, said tight …

U.S. Dept. of Education

Carolyn Hax: When two friends are no longer speaking to each other

Adapted from a recent online discussion.<p><i>Dear Carolyn: Do you have any tips on how to navigate relationships with two friends who’ve stopped speaking to each other? I’m still friends with both. I spend more time with one, but actually tend to think he’s more at fault in the falling-out.</i><p><i>Should I</i> …

Counseling

To be a better boss, act like a witch

Misty Bell Stiers is a witch. But for her, practicing Wicca isn’t just about being at one with a universal, divine energy—it’s about becoming a better manager.<p>“The backbone of Wicca, to me, is making sure I’m present in the moment,” says Stiers, the creative director at Isobar, a global digital …

Why the White, Working Class Voted for Trump

PRRI and <i>The Atlantic</i> surveyed American voters about their feelings on politics. Researchers specifically focused on white, working-class voters—people without college degrees or salaried jobs. While most post-election analysis cited economic anxiety as the main concern of this group, the results of …

Clinton: 'I was on the way to winning' until Comey, Russia intervened

'I take absolute personal responsibility,' Clinton said, though she made no mention of any specific flaws in her campaign.<p>Leading Democrats across the country have been calling for a full accounting of Hillary Clinton’s shocking loss to Donald Trump since November. They didn’t get it Tuesday, when …

Government

The Secret to Happiness That No One Wants to Admit

We all encounter challenges in life that can be hard to overcome.<p>However, many people have encountered the same kinds of problems in the past. That’s …

How to Pay Yourself as a Business Owner - And Don't Forget Taxes!

How to Pay Yourself from Your Business<p>Salary or Dividends or Distribution? What About Taxes?<p>Updated July 24, 2017<p>How Business Owners Pay Themselves - …

Small Business

Kids Should Not Be Punished For Simply Being Human

Part of my daily routine after I get the kids off to school is to shut my daughter’s bedroom door. Every time I look in there, it makes me stabby. …

Parenting

Barack Obama returns to remind us how radically different he is from Donald Trump

<b>(CNN) —</b> Former President Barack Obama re-emerged into public life on Monday in Chicago and, in the process, offered a potent reminder of what a radical change in direction the country took in the 2016 election.<p>Obama sat in the middle of a group of young people -- all of whom shared their own …

Barack Obama

In autism arrest, the only thing new was the video

<b>(CNN) —</b> The 10-year-old boy cries, mostly quietly, "I don't want to be touched, I don't like to be touched. ... Please don't touch me," as the officers handcuff him and walk him toward the car.<p>His mother, who is capturing the exchange on her smartphone camera, tells the officers that he has autism …

Justice

How Much Freedom to Give Kids

<b>To the Editor:</b><p>Re “The Wrong Way to Keep Kids Safe,” by Michelle Stevens (Op-Ed, April 15):<p>I applaud Ms. Stevens for doing what she believes will best allow her son to develop independence and for helping others see that doing best by our children does not mean shielding them from every possible …

Marin County

15 Enlightening Rumi Quotes That Will Change Your Perspective on Life

Rumi was a famous poet who has influenced countless generations across the world.<p>He has been described as the most popular poet ever and best selling …

What if America Voted Like France?

Our history would be surprisingly different if America’s elections worked like Sunday’s French vote—or like Britain’s.<p>When an election ends, the question we most often ask is “why?” Did Barack Obama put together a “coalition of the ascendant”—newly powerful numbers of blacks, Hispanics, …

Government

War veterans: Confessions of a Japanese kamikaze pilot, Nazi officer, Russian war hero and more...

Photographer Sasha Maslov has tracked down more than 100 Second World War veterans over the last decade - and has travelled around the world to photograph them at home. Among his subjects are a Japanese pilot who was recruited at just 14, a German officer who risked execution by his own country to …

Is this the end of venture capital as we know it?

We are in a perverse moment in the global venture capital industry: VCs are fast coming to resemble private hedge funds, and the more money they are able to raise, the worse off startups are becoming.<p>Capital is flowing into funds of all types, yet the rate of investment is shrinking rapidly. This …

How to Find Your Unique Selling Proposition (USP)

How to Find Your Unique Selling Proposition (USP)<p>Updated June 19, 2017<p>The Unique Selling Proposition, or Unique Selling Point or Unique Selling …