Kurt Reimann

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Canada's prime minister wants to make it harder for people to vote against him

Stephen Harper, who won by an uncomfortably small margin in the last election, has passed laws that may keep voters who oppose him from the polls<p>Acclaimed Canadian author Margaret Atwood faced censorship in the national press late last week for her satirical take on Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s …

Government

How to Make the Jump From Employee to Entrepreneur in 5 Steps

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>What I have to say may upset you, or it may inspire you: We all have amazing dreams and aspirations, but many people will never achieve them because they were set up to live a mediocre life.<p>When you look at our society and the way you …

A prominent VC firm just released a great cheat sheet to help you see through startup hype

Last night, the firm, which was cofounded by Netscape inventor Marc Andreessen and has invested in big names like Airbnb, Buzzfeed, Facebook, and Twitter, put up an excellent list of 16 metrics that every startup — and would-be startup investor — should understand.<p>For instance:<p>Have you ever been …

Why all entrepreneurs should watch this movie about a rock music promoter

YouTube This summer I had the extreme pleasure of watching one of the funniest, funnest and most insightful documentaries in a long time: Supermensch. If I had one wish for all startup employees it would be that you watch this film.<p>It's not for everybody: it condones sex, drugs and rock & roll. But …

Mass migration is no ‘crisis’: it’s the new normal as the climate changes

What’s the common factor between the tragic deaths of refugees in the Mediterranean and the Arab spring? Food shortages driven by global warming<p>I’ve been interested in the way the migrant crisis is being debated in politics and the media. It’s that word – crisis – that is particularly striking. It …

Climate Change

Solar-powered Sustainer Homes give you the freedom to live anywhere

1/12<p>offgrid sustainer homes<p>Wish you had the freedom to live anywhere without ever paying another cent in utilities? If so, Netherlands-based …

Off-grid

7 signs you might be a PR pro

<i>This story first appeared on PR Daily in August, 2015.</i><p>Whether it’s knowledge of SEO or brand journalism, the ever-changing must-have skills for …

Public Relations

Obama on Iran: The Specter of World War III | Global Research - Centre for Research on Globalization

<i>In an extraordinary speech delivered Wednesday, US President Barack Obama went public with a warning that powerful factions within Congress and the</i> …

A look inside the world's superhouses – in pictures

A new book and exhibition looks at some of the world’s most extraordinary houses, including a transformed cement factory outside Barcelona, a prefabricated house in the Netherlands, a restored 12th-century castle in England, and a futuristic seaside escape on the coast of Victoria.<p>• McCartney’s …

Architecture