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15 things you can do today to become rich in the future

<i>"The greatest reward in becoming a millionaire is not the amount of money that you earn. It is the kind of person that you have to become to become a millionaire."  — Jim Rohn</i><p>Most people wish their circumstances would magically change for them. They don't have the desire to become better themselves …

Self-improvement

80% Of Jobs Are Not On Job Boards: Here's How to Find Them

<i>The following letter is authored by Evan Guzman. Evan is a nationally recognized leader with over two decades of experience in strategic corporate development, employment marketing & branding. As former Global Head of Military Programs and Engagement for Verizon; Evan’s responsibilities included</i> …

Employment

5 Reasons Why Being Intimidating Can Be Awesome for Your Career

Being intimidating--or bossy, overpowering, or demanding--may not be such a bad thing after all.<p>Although many of us have found that there's a stigma that goes along being someone who is considered to be intimidating--or any of its closer synonyms like bossy, overpowering, or demanding--could it be …

Schadenfreude

Donors pledge $352 million to help Uganda's South Sudanese refugees

KAMPALA (Reuters) - About $352 million has been pledged to help Uganda cope with an influx of refugees fleeing conflict in South Sudan, donors said on Friday.<p>Uganda needs some $2 billion for its surging refugee population. The money would fund operations for the next 12 months .<p>About 1.3 million …

How this online tool could bring education to millions of African children

15 million girls never learn to read or write, but this brand new initiative is aiming to change that<p>Education is something a lot of us take for …

The 10 worst countries in the world to be a child are all in Africa

A child in Angola is 20 times more likely to die before the age of 5 than one in the United States. Children in parts of sub-Saharan Africa are among the worst off in the world, according to a report from the international NGO, Save the Children, which ranks 172 countries based on where childhood …

Africa

Using “Google Story Builder” To Encourage Students To Study English Over The Summer

I’ve previously posted some of the activities I’ll be doing with my class of Beginning ELLs over the last two weeks of school:<p>Today, I thought I’d …

Climate change has created a new generation of sex-trafficking victims

When Typhoon Haiyan struck the Philippines in November 2013, it was, at the time, the strongest storm in history ever to make landfall. A “super typhoon” with wind speeds that reached 196 miles per hour, Haiyan displaced more than 4 million people and nearly wiped out the coastal city of Tacloban. …

Philippines

7 Nutrients That Keep Your Brain Young, According To Science

While genetics and exercise play a large role in your brain health and risk of developing dementia, diet is quite influential, too. There is no …

Meet Chet Ellis, the 15-year-old who wrote a moving essay on the cost of white privilege

Connecticut teen’s moving account of racism won him an award and a lot of notice<p>Chet Ellis, a Staples High School sophomore, recently won a writing …

Is Kenya on the brink of a widespread hunger catastrophe?

For Jennifer Asiago, life in Kibera has never been easy.<p>As Kenya’s largest slum, Kibera is a cramped and crowded place. There is no running water. …

In France, Some Muslims Seek To 'Adapt' Islam To Secular Culture

The carpeted prayer hall at the grand mosque in the French city of Bordeaux is full on a recent Friday afternoon. Behind a sculpted wooden railing on a small raised pulpit, Tareq Oubrou, a popular imam, is delivering his sermon in French as well as Arabic.<p>Bilingual sermons are rare in French …

Hey Americans: Why Are You Ignoring The New Online Right’s First Mass-Shooter?

When an anti-immigrant, meme-baiting, white nationalist troll starts shooting. The view from Toronto.<p>An idiotic conspiracy theory is making the rounds in Canada’s alt-right media (yes, we have one too).<p>Here's how it goes: Despite what the lying media told you, last month’s mosque shooting in Quebec …

Charity, certainty, and transparency: What the world can learn from Islamic finance

By 2030, more than a quarter of the world’s population will be Muslim. However, most conventional financiers do not offer financing arrangements that suit the particular restrictions that Muslims face when it comes to money, contracts, and finance.<p>Islamic finance is based upon principles of ethics …

Finance

Foxtons issues profit warning as Brexit cools London housing market

London estate agent Foxtons has warned its full-year profits and revenues will be lower than expected due to “significant uncertainty” in the housing market brought about by Brexit.<p>Foxtons' shares fell 22pc to £1.33 by late morning. The stock is now down 36pc in two days, having closed down 19pc on …

Getting $465 million in EU aid isn’t worth having to improve human rights, Cambodia’s PM says

Yesterday (June 13) Cambodian prime minister made clear where his alliances lie. Faced with possibly losing $465 million in EU aid if his country’s human rights situation didn’t improve, he shrugged off the threat and instead heaped praise on China, which makes no such demands. China is also …

Asia

National borders exist to pen poor people into reservations of poverty | Giles Fraser: Loose canon

Why, in this era of advanced globalisation, do we believe in free trade and the free movement of goods, but not in the free movement of labour?<p>He is not one of my regulars. From Cameroon, he says. And hungry, poor bloke. I can tell he’s had to swallow a lot of pride to beg for food at my door. I …

Netanyahu tries to turn Arab Peace Initiative on its head

Furiously rejecting all efforts to internationalize the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu constantly professes a …

Israel

To be a female politician in Japan, sometimes you have to put up with being groped by voters

Much has been written on the sexism that plagues corporate Japan, even as the government encourages companies to promote women into senior roles. But women face plenty of discrimination in the political sphere, too.<p>Over the weekend, a Kyodo News survey found that 59% of female local politicians—or …

Sexual Harassment

The Paradox Of Congo: How The World’s Wealthiest Country Became Home To The World’s Poorest People

In the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), the vast majority of people live in extreme poverty, earning only around $400 a year. The country is …

Why Hillsong Music is Dangerous For Your Church

Houston, we have a problem!<p>Brian Houston, that is. Arguably one of the most influential figures of today’s professing church, Houston, is currently …

Forgotten scandal: How the U.S. prevented U.N. action on Rwandan genocide, under Bill Clinton and Madeleine Albright

<b>Bill Clinton announces that he has asked Congress to approve emergency funds of $320 million to supply water and food to refugees who have fled Rwanda, July 29, 1994. (AP/Wilfredo Lee)</b><p>2001 Organization of African Unity report: The U.S. “almost single-handedly blocked international action in …

Africa

Former CIA spy says he helped South Africa arrest 'communist toy' Nelson Mandela

A CIA tip off to South Africa's apartheid regime which led to Nelson Mandela's arrest and 27-year imprisonment was yesterday condemned as a "betrayal of our nation" by the grandson and heir of the former president.<p>Mandla Mandela called on US President Barack Obama to apologise and make a “full …

South Africa

After the Pacific Ocean swallows villages and five Solomon Islands, a study blames climate change

By Ben Guarino<p>, Reporter<p>As the ocean rose, they had to flee.<p>“The sea has started to come inland, it forced us to move up to the hilltop and rebuild our village there away from the sea,” said Sirilo Sutaroti, 94, a leader of the Paurata tribe, to a group of Australian environmental scientists. The …

Climate Change

China's Spillovers On Latin America and the Caribbean

The Chinese economy is rebalancing while softening its growth pace. China's spillovers on the global economy have operated through trade, commodity prices, and financial channels. The global reach of the effects from China's transition have recently been illustrated in risk scenarios simulated for …

13 End Times Errors to Avoid

“The great doctrine of the second advent has in a sense fallen into disrepute because of . . . this tendency on the part of some to be more …

Theology

Trafficked boys in Ghana are forced into early marriage

Organizations fighting human trafficking in Ghana are raising the alarm over the number of children being trafficked within the country. Over 10,000 …