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Haiti's Unstoppable Outbreak

The nation has been battling a cholera epidemic since 2010—and it's still killing people. Why has no one been able to stop the spread of the disease?<p>In early February, when Jenniflore Abelard arrived at her parents’ house high in the hills of Port-au-Prince, Haiti, her father Johnson was home. …

Environmental Health

The 10 Qualities of Exceptional People

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Counter to what many believe, accolades are not really what success is about. To be rich is to have money and status, but to be wealthy is to have physical, emotional, mental and spiritual wellness plus financial abundance. Exceptional …

How to Be More Productive and Eliminate Time-Wasting Activities by Using the 'Eisenhower Box'

Eisenhower had an incredible ability to sustain his productivity not just for weeks or months, but for decades. And for that reason, it is no surprise that his methods for time management, task management, and productivity have been studied by many people.<p>Dwight Eisenhower lived one of the most …

Time Management

The History of 'Thug'

The surprisingly ancient and global etymology of a racially charged epithet<p>Last night, as Baltimore erupted with riots and violence and anger, the city's mayor, Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, took to Twitter to share her thoughts on the events sweeping the city. The mayor talked about "the evil we see …

Rap & Hip-Hop

How a baseball game played for no one symbolizes what's wrong with America

The Baltimore Orioles played against the Chicago White Sox in an empty stadium today. The Orioles won, but no one was there to cheer.<p>The head of Major League Baseball Robert D. Manfred decided this week that it would be safer for fans that the game proceed without spectators in the stands, and the …

7 remarkably cruel instances of class warfare in America

<b>(AP/Mark Lennihan)</b><p>Since the Great Recession, it has been open season on the country’s poor. Here are just a few of the lowlights<p>Alex Henderson<p>April 10, 2015 1:45pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>There's a scene in the 1935 film adaptation of Charles Dickens’ novel <i>A Tale of Two</i> …

White America’s racial illiteracy: Why our national conversation is poisoned from the start

<b>(Blend Images via Shutterstock/kati1313 via iStock/Salon)</b><p>The author of “What Does It Mean to Be White?” examines the ways white people implode when they talk about race<p>Dr. Robin DiAngelo<p>April 10, 2015 6:16pm (UTC)<p>This piece originally appeared on The Good Men Project.<p>I am white. I have spent years …

Race & Ethnicity

America’s white fragility complex: Why white people get so defensive about their privilege

<b>Bill O'Reilly (Fox News)</b><p>The author of “What Does It Mean to Be White?” on Black Lives Matter and our biggest misconceptions about racism<p>Sam Adler-Bell<p>March 17, 2015 8:20pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>Stop me if you’ve heard this one.<p>Last year, a white male Princeton …