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Don't hold your breath for Trump TV

He's got an enthusiastic following and powerful media allies. There's just one problem: the business model.<p>He’s got an enthusiastic, dedicated following. He’s tested his potential audience with a faux-news program on Facebook. And his inner circle is not only enthused about the venture but also …

Justice Department says it will end use of private prisons

The Justice Department plans to end its use of private prisons after officials concluded the facilities are both less safe and less effective at providing correctional services than those run by the government.<p>Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates announced the decision on Thursday in a memo that …

U.S. Department of Justice

This Rare Leadership Behavior Can Also Be a Game-Changer | Inc.com

Marcus Lemonis, star of the <i>The Profit</i>, swears by it. Best-selling author and researcher Dr. Brene Brown says it is "the birthplace of innovation, creativity and change."<p>What do I speak of? The widely-held notion that <i>vulnerability</i> is, indeed, a leadership strength displayed by the best entrepreneurs.<p>…

Leadership

Judge Denies Motions by Fossil Fuel Industry and Federal Government in Landmark Climate Change Case

U.S. Magistrate Judge Thomas Coffin of the Federal District Court in Eugene, Oregon, decided in favor of 21 young plaintiffs in their landmark …

Forget mindfulness, stop trying to find yourself and start faking it

People are often surprised to learn that Confucius, Mencius, Laozi and other classical Chinese philosophers weren’t rigid traditionalists who taught that our highest good comes from confining ourselves to social roles. Nor were they placid wise men preaching harmonious coexistence with the natural …

Taoism

Black culture isn't the problem – systemic inequality is

The idea that it is black folks and our supposedly immoral and savage culture that creates our disproportionate rates of poverty and imprisonment is everywhere: cop shows, news media, movies set in black neighborhoods and high-school social studies classes have all perpetuated this misconception. …

Justice