David Lefkovits

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A Black Police Officer’s Fight Against the N.Y.P.D.

Every morning before his shift, Edwin Raymond, a 30-year-old officer in the New York Police Department, ties up his long dreadlocks so they won’t brush against his collar, as the job requires. On Dec. 7, he carefully pinned them up in a nautilus pattern, buttoned the brass buttons of his regulation …

And The Biggest Contributor To U.S. Growth in 2015 Was...

By now, not even CNBC's cheerleading permabulls can deny that the US is in a manufacturing recession: in fact, it is so bad that even the staunchest …

Mindfulness fixes your brain while boosting your performance

• The anterior cingulate cortex (ACC), which is responsible for self-control. It enables you to resist distractions, to focus, and to avoid impulsivity in order to work efficiently and make great decisions. The ACC is also responsible for flexibility, and people who have problems in this brain area …

Would Germans Ever Cross the Street on a Red Light?

Rule-abiding nation may yield as walkers, cyclists question fines<p>BERLIN—It’s late at night in sleepy central Berlin, the roads are empty, and the light is red. For many German commuters, whether on two wheels or on two feet, the proper course of action is clear: You wait.<p>From Greek bailouts to …

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Was this humiliation of Greeks really necessary?

It will take years for my adopted country to get over this crisis. Its people have faced the prospect of overnight impoverishment and wept at the indignity<p>After a rollercoaster ride of cliffhanger votes, extraordinary summits and a rhetoric rarely heard beyond the confines of war, the deed, we were …

The Problem With Asking Republicans, 'Would You Have Invaded Iraq?'

Here's the better question: Is war the best response to dictators with WMD?<p>The “would you have invaded Iraq” saga continues. Sunday on Fox News, Chris Wallace tried again and again to get Marco Rubio to say whether, in hindsight, the Bush administration was right to invade a WMD-less Iraq. And …

Start-up CoinTent pitches micropayments for the news

The people behind FarmVille and Mafia Wars want to bring micropayments to the news.<p>CoinTent, a start-up founded by three former employees of Zynga, …

The 1 percent are parasites: Debunking the lies about free enterprise, trickle-down, capitalism and celebrity entrepreneurs

<b>Edward Lampert, Jamie Dimon, Donald Trump (AP/Gregory Bull/J. Scott Applewhite/Reuters/Steve Marcus)</b><p>The rich don’t generate jobs. Rising tides do not lift all boats. And they probably built that with government help<p>Andrew Sayer<p>April 11, 2015 1:00pm (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “Why We Can’t Afford The …

Vale: um caso de paciência

So verlogen nehmen wir die Drogen

Cannabis ist in Deutschland geächtet. Dabei ist es gesellschaftliches Bedürfnis und sogar sozialer Zwang, sich in andere Zustände zu bringen. Wieso …

High-Trust Culture #3: Empower Everyone

When people think of their most rewarding professional achievements, what usually come to mind are their genuine accomplishments: the times when they …

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