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Use This Principle To Boost Your Productivity

Dwight Eisenhower's Urgent/Important Principle gives us insight to improving time management, increasing work efficiency, and getting better at being …

These 32 century-old companies pay dividends of more than 3%

Yield-hungry investors have snapped up dividend stocks this year, as some central banks around the world have set negative short-term interest rates …

Investing

When It Comes to Taxes, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton Have 1 Thing in Common

There’s a pile of money hiding offshore. It’s true that jobs are also leaving the United States because American companies find it convenient to cut …

New Manning lawsuit documents underscore one-sided nature of Daily News document

AP<p>Folks who wanted to presume guilt based on a 74-page document filed 13 years ago in court and published in full on Saturday by the <i>New York Daily</i> …

Shaun King

The 15 Most Popular Free Online Courses For Professionals

It's never too late to invest in your career. Fortunately, we live in a time where we all have access to an elite education at our fingertips, not to mention completely free of charge. All you have to do is create a free account at Coursera, and you'll be ready to take your career into your own …

Learning
Middle-class

Capital One wants you bankrupt: No lender sues more of its customers than the low-interest credit card company

What’s in your wallet? A court summons, most likely. ProPublica finds all that easy credit comes with a steep price<p>Several years ago, Capital One gave Oscar Parsons, 46, his first credit card. At the time, he didn’t need a loan. But he banked at a Capital One branch near his Bronx apartment, and …

Finance

We’re living in a kleptocracy: America robs from its poor — while its infrastructure crumbles

The U.S. fancies itself the world leader in clean government, even as we methodically bankrupt our disenfranchised<p>A top government official with energy industry holdings huddles in secret with oil company executives to work out the details of a potentially lucrative “national energy policy.” Later, …

Corruption

The Only Way to Destroy ISIS Is With a Bernie Sanders Presidency

Bernie Sanders says "I'll be damned" if the U.S. leads the fight against ISIS and Americans are sent back to never-ending quagmires. I explain in this YouTube segment that only Bernie Sanders, not Clinton or Trump, will refrain from sending more Americans back to failed counterinsurgency wars in …

Middle East

The left has an Islam problem: If liberals won’t come to terms with religious extremism, the xenophobic right will carry the day

ISIS doesn’t represent true Islam. But denying there’s a problem within Islam only makes the left look feckless<p>It’s becoming increasingly difficult to talk honestly about Islam. For liberals in particular, it’s a kind of heresy to suggest that Islam, at this particular moment in history, has a …

Religion

Religion Scholar Says Spiritual Revolution Begins In Nature

(RNS) Four mornings a week, in the tranquil, blushing hours of morning, Diana Butler Bass drives to a familiar walking trail along the Potomac River and embarks on a two-mile stroll.<p>Creeping sunlight peppers the wooded scene. And the babble of active water silences the jangle of daily life.<p>Some …

Faith

Sarah Palin and Scott Walker Unleash the Stupid on Foreign Policy

Some of the Republican Party's intellectual leaders make fools of themselves in public.<p>Some of this stuff is hard to believe.<p>Honest to god, in just a couple of days, we all were walked through Grand Rounds in the public wards containing people most seriously ill with the prion disease that afflicts …

To This Day

A Great App to Create and Edit Word, PowerPoint and Excel Docs on iPad

September 10, 2015<br>WPS Office Free is one of the best free iPad apps you can use to view, edit and create Word, PowerPoint and Excel documents. It is …

A shifting perception of Israel: The divide between Jewish Americans and Israeli Jews over Iran is growing

With the Iran deal, Obama has shown that the right-wing Israel lobby can be defeated when there is political will<p>In Israel visiting family when the deal with Iran was confirmed, I was struck by the darkening mood there. Much of the world, and most Americans, including American Jews, support the …

Israel

Can a (billionaire) hedge fund manager fix income inequality?

On the tony Belle Haven peninsula in Greenwich, Conn., overlooking Long Island Sound, sits a massive neoclassical house that looks as if it could …

Income Inequality