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'The President Stole Your Land.' Patagonia to Sue Trump Over Rollback of National Monuments

The message Patagonia blared across its website Monday was stark and clear: “The President Stole Your Land,” it read.<p>The declaration is the outdoor …

The 15 best business books of all time

We've gone through our existing "best-of" lists and others to determine which business histories and management and investing guides have been most critically acclaimed.<p>We stayed away from academic books and biographies, and by limiting ourselves to just 15 titles, the final list is not …

Gates foundation has ambitious vision in china

Yinuo Li, China office director of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, oversees the team that works with China’s public, private and nonprofit …

Greater Twin Cities United Way confronts shift in giving

Greater Twin Cities United Way laid off nine staff members this week and will leave two vacant positions unfilled after missing its 2016 fundraising …

Which charity website should you use?

The spotlight is on charity websites after it emerged that the site raising funds for the family of Keith Palmer, the police office killed in the Westminster attack, had pocketed a large slice of the donations.<p>Donors were shocked to discover that JustGiving.com earned tens of thousands of pounds …

Banking (UK)

Meet Headspace, The App That Made Meditation A $250 Million Business

In 2008, 27-year-old Londoner Richard Pierson was burned out from his career marketing Axe deodorant at a major agency. He switched to freelance, but felt so much anxiety he struggled to go out in public.<p>A friend knew just the cure: an energetic, amiable “Jeeves” for taking care of your brain. It …

Meditation

Why Are Americans Less Charitable Than They Used to Be?

Researchers found that the losses of the Great Recession do not entirely explain why people aren’t giving very much money to charity.<p>The average American has grown more tight-fisted in recent years, donating a smaller portion of his or her income to charity than he or she did 10 years ago. In some …

Demographics

George Michael And The End Of My Century

Famous people die every year. Their deaths mean different things to different people.<p>I remember exactly where I was when I first saw the video for “Freedom! ’90,” the smash single from George Michael’s <i>Listen Without Prejudice Vol. 1</i>. I was 10 years old, crouched in front of the family television …