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The tiny ways prejudice seeps into the workplace

Microaggressions are everyday slights and indignities some people encounter all the time - while others aren’t even aware they’re committing them.<p>To a female CEO: “Can I speak with your boss?”<p>To a man who’s a nurse: “Wow, you don’t see many male nurses.”<p>To an LGBTQ intern: “Huh, you don’t sound …

University of London

About the boys: Tim Winton on how toxic masculinity is shackling men to misogyny

There’s a constant pressure to pull on the uniform of misogyny and join the Shithead Army<p>A man in manacles doesn’t fully understand the threat he poses to others<p>I don’t have any grand theory about masculinity. But I know a bit about boys. Partly because I’m at the beach and in the water a lot.<p>As a …

Feminism

68 amazing facts about Jaromir Jagr

Jaromir Jagr has likely played his last NHL game. But the future Hall of Famer entertained hockey fans across 24 seasons, playing an incredible 1,733 …

I Spent 15 Years Studying Why People Hate Their Jobs. This Is the Top Reason Why

Here's the biggest reason people choose unfulfilling careers.<p>Finding a career path that makes us feel satisfied and successful isn't easy. It's not something they teach us in school, which makes the journey that much more challenging.<p>For the past 15 years, I've been devoted to studying the deep …

Study Skills

Money for nothing: is Finland's universal basic income trial too good to be true?

Europe’s first national experiment in giving citizens free cash has attracted huge media attention. But one year in, what does this project really hope to prove?<p>One year on from its launch, the world remains fascinated by Finland’s groundbreaking universal basic income trial: Europe’s first …

Universal Basic Income

The Little-known Type of Airline Ticket That Can Take You Around the World on a Budget (Video)

There’s a little-known type of airline ticket that could help travelers on a budget circumnavigate the globe.<p>A round-the-world ticket — sometimes …

British Airways

Want to Raise Successful Kids? Do This to Help Them Be Strong, Confident, and Resilient

Instead of being victims, resilient kids see themselves as being in control of their destinies. As a result, they tend to grow and get better when bad things happen, instead of crumpling.<p>Much has been written about the habits and characteristics of high-achieving adults, and how they differ from …

personaldevelopment

What You’re Worst At In Relationships, Based On Your Myers-Briggs Type

When it comes to relationships, no one is perfect. We all have our strengths, but we also have our weaknesses — it's just easier to ignore the …

Growing ties between Saudis and Israelis could be an ominous sign

The winds of war in the Middle East, specifically pitting Iran against Saudi Arabia, are turning into a full-blown sandstorm. And the latest evidence …

Why Men Struggle with Intimacy

Do most men actually struggle with intimacy—and why? Sought-after family therapist Terry Real says that the issue boils down to the disconnect …

Is Germany Successful Thanks to Socialism?

Common knowledge says that the Marshall Plan was responsible for Germany's rapid economic growth, but that's a mistaken view.<p>Many different political …

Economics

Angela Merkel was 'furious' after Brexit leaks about Theresa May

LONDON — Angela Merkel was made "furious" by the leaks from Brexit talks about Theresa May as Berlin fears her leadership could come to an end if attacks against her continue.<p>May reportedly "begged for help" according to details of a dinner between the prime minister and European Commission …

12 everyday stretches that will help you stay flexible and fit at any age

When it comes to stretching, there are a lot of options to choose from.<p>But what are the best everyday stretches for anyone looking to avoid sore muscles, get more flexible, and protect his or her muscles from injuries?<p>We turned to Marilyn Moffat, a professor of physical therapy at New York …

Hillary Clinton Spent 600 Hours In The Makeup Chair Because America Is Sexist

Hillary Clinton claims, in her new book, <i>What Happened</i>, that she was forced to spend hundreds of hours getting her hair and makeup done because …

The secret to Germany’s happiness and success: Its values are the opposite of Silicon Valley’s

If Silicon Valley ever formed a political party, it might look a lot like the current iteration of Germany’s Free Democrats, or FDP. In the 2017 election cycle, the FDP offered a platform that reads like what Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg would come up with if they decided to disrupt Rand Paul. Its …

Silicon Valley

What Britain needs to understand about the profound and ancient divisions in Germany

As Angela Merkel campaigns for re-election, the balance of power in Europe is changing.<p>On 24 September, Angela Merkel will be re-elected chancellor …

Europe

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Here's what comes after ISIS

The Islamic State stands on the brink of a twin defeat. Mosul, the largest city under its control, has almost entirely fallen from its grasp, and Kurdish-led forces are advancing into its de facto capital of Raqqa.<p>Now, as the saying goes, comes the hard part. The Islamic State's territorial …

Trump's right, America is a loser on trade. Darn those Germans for being so good at it.

If they won’t throw away all of their advantages, how can America’s coddled CEOs be expected to compete?<p>President Trump says our trade deficit (and the resulting loss of jobs to foreign countries) is everyone else’s fault. The Chinese cheat us by manipulating their currency, NAFTA is a disaster for …

Health Care

Where the Next Climate Change Wars Could Erupt

Simmering political tensions plus weather shocks are a recipe for disaster.<p>The word “rival” comes from the Latin for sharing a river, and in a world …

Hard or soft: How will the UK take its Brexit? | Europe| News and current affairs from around the continent | DW | 13.06.2017

Will the UK go for - or end up with - a "hard" or a "soft" landing when it leaves the European Union? Analysts differ on what is best and even what …

Great Britain

7 Harsh Truths About Life That No One Wants to Accept

There are things we don't want to happen, but have to accept, things we don't want to know but have to learn.<p>We all face some degree of struggle and suffering in life and in business. Some are unavoidable; some are errors we can learn and grow from; some come from the neglect or bad actions of …

Self-help

French president excoriates Trump in English over US withdrawal from climate deal

French President Emmanuel Macron delivered a stinging rebuke to US President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw the US from the Paris Agreement on climate change on June 1. Following is a transcript of the video.<p><i>Today the president of the United States, Donald Trump, announced his decision to</i> …

Merkel’s thunderbolt is starting gun for European defense drive

PARIS — Angela Merkel rarely drops thunderbolts, and never by accident.<p>The cautious, conservative German chancellor, who has governed mostly …

Europe

Germany and China Position Themselves as World Climate Leaders

Germany and China said Thursday they will keep to their commitments to slow or stop climate change regardless of whether or not President Donald …

Here's why Germany's trade surplus with the U.S. is so big

American car snobs love BMWs and Mercedes. U.S. hospitals love German-made medical instruments. U.S. manufacturers depend on German precision tools.<p>They're all big contributors to the huge trade surplus Germany has run up with the United States in recent years, trailing only China and …

As U.S. backs away from climate pledges, India and China step up

NEW DELHI — As the United States pulls back from its commitment to fight climate change, the world’s two other biggest polluters — India and China — are sounding the alarm. But neither country is in a position to fill the void left by American leadership, or to foot the bill.<p>Their vast populations …

French President Emmanuel Macron just went after Russia — to Putin’s face

France is back, baby. Macron takes a strong stance with both Trump and Putin.<p>Emmanuel Macron, the newly minted French president, stood next to Russian President Vladimir Putin at Versailles on Monday and made clear that he was ready to confront one of this century’s most aggressive strongmen. It …

Russia

NFL, College Sports, NBA and Recruiting

• Eric Gray<br>• APB / 5-10 / 191<br>• NA<br>• Predicted by: Paul Jones<p>Darren Jones<br>• PF / 6-8 / 185<br>• NA<br>• Predicted by: EJ Holland<p>TJ Jones<br>• WR / 6-1 / 185<br>• NA<br>• Predicted by: EJ …

College Football