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The Brexit Talks Are Going in Circles

The most interesting part of the draft Brexit agreement the European Union published Wednesday is its complete disregard for the topsy-turvy mess that is U.K.'s internal politics. Something has been happening there every day -- a major speech, a heated exchange, a clash of ambitions. Yet the EU's …

Great Britain

Pence: Abortion will end in U.S. 'in our time'

Vice President Pence predicted Tuesday that legal abortion would end in the U.S. "in our time."<p>"I know in my heart of hearts this will be the …

Planned Parenthood

Without American imperialism and its evils, the world faces anarchy

In 1935, the anti-Nazi writer and Austrian-Jewish intellectual Joseph Roth published a story, "The Bust of the Emperor," about an elderly count at …

China Is Likely to Enter Another Long Period of Severe Dictatorship

More on:<p>China<p>Human Rights<p>Authoritarianism<p>Xi Jinping<p>Term limits for the leadership are not usually found in dictatorships. The Chinese Communist …

John Major's astonishing Brexit speech attacking Theresa May in full

<i>Sir John Major yesterday launched an astonishing attack on Theresa May's handling of Brexit.</i><p><i>In an extraordinary blue-on-blue broadside aimed at the</i> …

Neuroscientist Christof Koch on Free Will

“Freedom is always a question of degree rather than an absolute good that we do or do not possess.”<p><i>“I want to be free,”</i> seventeen-year-old Sylvia Plath declared in a letter to her mother — a yearning that hurled her in the inevitable logical direction of the larger question of what freedom really …

The Right and Wrong Way to Apologize and Why It Matters

The right actions in the future are the best apologies for bad actions in the past.<p>These past few weeks, we have seen what feels like an unusually high number of people faced with accusations of wrongdoing, sexual misconduct and unethical behavior. For most of them, the first response is one of …

Eight things smart people never reveal about themselves at work

At work, sharing the right aspects of yourself in the right ways is an art form. Disclosures that feel like relationship builders in the moment can …

What Makes a Genius? The World's Greatest Minds Have One Thing in Common

Being a genius is different than merely being supersmart. Smart people are a dime a dozen, and many of them don’t amount to much. What matters is …

Yes, You Can Make Office Politics Less Toxic

I once served on the board of a nonprofit with a group of men and women I deeply admired. Board meetings were an uninterrupted joy. Even lengthy conference calls were opportunities for spontaneous sharing, personal connection, and productive problem-solving. It was Camelot. Until it wasn’t.<p>As the …

East Africa

A self-made billionaire shares secrets for starting a business — and succeeding

Clay Mathile knows a thing or two about building a business from scratch.<p>The Ohio farmboy started his career as an accountant and went on to take over the Iams Company, which he grew into a national pet-food giant that he sold for $2.3 billion in 1999 to Proctor & Gamble.<p>Mathile, 76, is now focused …

Entrepreneurship

CEOs have strikingly similar résumés — here's how to make yours look more like theirs

<b>• CEOs tend to have certain things in common when it comes to their résumés.</b><p><b>• Job site Zippia recently looked through 7 million résumés to get a sense of the top skills CEOs tend to emphasize.</b><p><b>• Many CEOs major in some business-related field, among other findings.</b><p>Want to give your résumé a boost?<p>Try …

Résumés