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Burkina Faso parliament burned amid protests over power extension

60-Second BTS Video Speeds Through the Retouching of a Corona Advertisement

Jack Salzke from over on FadedFocus Photography worked with Leigh Diprose of Warehouse 100 to create this speed-retouching BTS of the process that …

Anatomy of a Publisher

The story of Farrar, Straus & Giroux.<p>What makes a publishing house great? The easy answer is the consistency with which it produces books of value over a lengthy period of time. That would include in our day, beyond the obvious candidates, houses as unalike as Oxford University Press and New …

A Private University Might Have Saved Detroit

But what was distinctive about Detroit? Other cities struggled mightily to adapt to the decline of manufacturing. But only Detroit struggled mortally — at least in terms of municipal cash flow. Why do Detroit's troubles so vastly exceed not only those of Boston, New York, Philadelphia and Chicago, …

Here's The Full Text And Video Of Obama's Speech On Trayvon Martin

Here are the full remarks of his speech, as provided by the White House. They lasted 19 minutes.<p>Video of the speech follows the text:<p><i>1:33 P.M. EDT</i><p><b>THE PRESIDENT:</b> I wanted to come out here, first of all, to tell you that Jay is prepared for all your questions and is very much looking forward to the …

Amanda Barbara - Vice President of Pubslush

[quote style=”boxed”]”Always go back and ask, “Why?” You need to remember your goals and objectives for the company and make sure you’re putting new …

Writing

Is the South more racist than the North?

Study finds “Southerners are more likely than Northerners to use prejudice in making political decisions”<p>The New York Times recently ran a story describing the Savannah, Ga., defenders of Paula Deen. Deen, of course, is the recently disgraced television chef who was fired by the Food Network due to …

'The Great Gatsby Curve': Why It's So Hard for the Poor to Get Ahead

High-income kids who don't graduate from college are 2.5 times more likely to end up rich than low-income kids who do. Why it's so hard for the poor to get ahead today.<p>The American Dream isn't dead—it just moved to Denmark.<p>We like to think of ourselves as living a classless society, but it isn't …