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This simple mindfulness tip will get you through your long work day

Whether you have too many tasks on your plate or you're dealing with a particularly difficult personality, keeping your cool at work can seem like an …

Renewable Energy

Earth has lost a third of arable land in past 40 years, scientists say

Experts point to damage caused by erosion and pollution, raising major concerns about degraded soil amid surging global demand for food<p>The world has lost a third of its arable land due to erosion or pollution in the past 40 years, with potentially disastrous consequences as global demand for food …

Farming

Colleges Rush to Violate Free Speech, Due Process in Response to Speech Controversies - FIRE

PHILADELPHIA, April 9, 2015—In the wake of the University of Oklahoma’s <b>unconstitutional decision</b> to summarily expel students involved in a racist …

The 5 Worst Arguments Against Marriage Equality At The Supreme Court

In the weeks leading up to oral arguments in <i>Obergefell v. Hodges</i>, a collection of marriage equality cases being heard at the Supreme Court this …

'The New Jim Crow' Princeton University course examines racism in criminal justice system

PRINCETON — Is there racism in the criminal justice system? Of course there is, according to Naomi Murakawa, an African-American studies professor at …

Princeton University

Outlook for Energy

Why a Bad Supreme Court Decision May Require Civil Disobedience

Civil disobedience has a long and noble history in Western culture, and we will need a primer on it if, as seems likely, the Supreme Court rules …

Law

Balancing the First Amendment vs. racist chants at the University of Oklahoma

University of Oklahoma President David Boren has expelled two members of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity on his campus for leading a horrifying racist chant. Does his decision violate their First Amendment rights? And if it does, what's wrong with this picture, in which a public university …

The Risks Of The University Of Oklahoma's Response To SAE Controversy

In the 48 hours since several University of Oklahoma fraternity members were caught on video singing a racist anthem, President David L. Boren has acted quickly. Just hours after the video emerged, he called the students "disgraceful" and said he hoped they would leave Norman. And on Tuesday he …

Healthcare adds 24,000 jobs in February

Hospitals, ambulatory centers add most jobs as month sees smaller growth than previous ones.<p>Healthcare businesses added 24,000 jobs in February, feds …