Framing

Memo to white America: the NFL fight is about police brutality, not the flag

I was 23 years old in April 1992, when a Simi Valley jury infamously acquitted the four officers charged with the vicious, unknowingly videotaped beating of Rodney King. I was a nobody, just an editorial assistant at the Oakland Tribune attending San Francisco State University, but I had thoughts.<p>I …

Opinion

The Only Way Republicans Can Justify Family Separation Is by Lying

There is no other defense.<p>The Trump administration's "zero tolerance" immigration policy, which involves separating migrant children from their parents, is cruel and indefensible—just listen to the audio of the young children taken by border patrol weeping in agony. But the clearly unconscionable …

Donald Trump

How Many Kids Actually Change Their Mind About Being Trans?

<i>The Atlantic</i>'s cover story yesterday opened with the tale of Claire, "a 14-year-old girl with short auburn hair and a broad smile." But Claire isn't …

LGBTQI

What Kellyanne Conway gets dead wrong about family separation

<b>(CNN) —</b> On Monday night, White House counselor Kellyanne Conway did an interview with CNN's Chris Cuomo on "Cuomo Prime Time."<p>This exchange happened:<p><i>CUOMO: Kellyanne, you don't have the high moral ground on this. You changed a policy to impress your base. You got a pop in the polls with them and</i> …

Donald Trump

Keep Your Eyes on The Ball: Trump Approval at All Time High

Trump is the master distractor, and given the avalanche of bad news over the last 10 days or so his decision to fire on all cylinders with lies and …

Donald Trump

Tesla Built an Assembly Line Inside a Tent for Making Model 3 Cars

Tesla has had its share of challenges this year, but credit CEO Elon Musk for his resourcefulness whenever his company is presented with an …

Tesla

The glaring problem with these photos of World Cup fans

GLOBALLY, women’s football fandom is on the rise, with women comprising around 40 per cent of worldwide television audiences for the 2014 men’s FIFA …

Sport (Australia)

7 Ways To Respond When Your Boss Asks You To Do Something Unethical

Saying a principled “no” to your boss isn’t easy, so let the experts show you how.<p>You’re not going to be thrilled with every assignment you’re given, with every task you’re asked to carry out, with every project you’re instructed to oversee. That’s the reality of having a job. It’s a lot like …

Leadership

IG Report On FBI Reveals This Saga May Be Just Getting Started

The media has focused almost exclusively on the conclusion of the Justice Department inspector general’s report on the FBI’s handling of the Clinton …

Conservative View

In the Era of #MeToo, Telling Women to 'Lean In' Does More Harm Than Good

Why should women try to fit into a world created by and for men?<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>American writer Maya Angelou once said, "I am a feminist. I've been female for a long time now. It'd be stupid not to be on my own side." It's a sentiment I've …

Women's News

Tucker Carlson: Keeping Immigrant Families Together Threatens 'Your Country'

"No matter what they tell you, this is not about helping children," the Fox News host said.<p>Fox News host Tucker Carlson has vilified critics of the Trump administration’s strict family separation policy, framing the opposition as a threat to “your country.”<p>Carlson on Monday claimed “elites” like …

Donald Trump

Top Trim Carpentry Tools

A veteran trimmer reveals his secret weapons<p>Jerome Worm has been a trim carpenter for more than 25 years. He has installed thousands of doors and …

Woodworking

To master a language, start learning it early

THOSE who want to learn a foreign language, or want their children to, often feel they are racing against the clock. People seem to get worse at …

Language Learning

The Border Patrol's Flickr Account Is An Elephant Graveyard Of Government Trauma Porn

Even propaganda can tell valuable stories.<p>News photographers were not let into a McAllen, Texas facility on Monday to document the conditions inside …

Immigration

How Tech Companies Conquered America’s Cities

I’m not saying America’s cities are turning into dystopian technocapitalist hellscapes in which corporations operate every essential service and pull every civic string.<p>But let’s take a tour of recent news from the metropolises.<p>■ In Seattle, the City Council decided last week to undo its plan to …

News (U.S.)

Bring the power of progress into your one-to-one meetings

Acknowledging team success via a “Friday Wins Meeting” like this one at content marketing tech firm Percolate has become standard practice at many …

The Workplace

Escaping the vicious cycle of Plan & Execute

Tell me if this sounds familiar:<p>Well-thought-out strategies change seemingly every other quarter.<br>• 9-month projects that take two years to …

Project Management

Educators as Learning Architects

Dr. Lissa Pijanowski Senior Fellow, ICLE<p>Tweet<br>• Share<br>• Pin Save<p>Teaching is both an art and a science. Teachers design learning just as architects design …

Pedagogy

These Will Be the Biggest Haircuts for Summer, According to London's Top Stylist

There's usually a good reason for a haircut, and we sure like to give them labels. There's the post-breakup cut, the pre-wedding cut, the new-job cut …

Hair

Three Reasons To Mind The Decision Gap In Your Digital Transformation

We used to expect businesses to last a lifetime, but digital transformation is a mass-extinction event for old corporations and a mass-creation event for new ones. It has changed everything. For instance, consider data from S&P, which predicts half the S&P 500 will disappear in the next decade.<p>The …

Management

Standouts from Day 1 of Oxford ECP-PDP event

OXFORD, Ala. - Choccolocco Park was the place to be for many of the top high school baseball players from across Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, …

Ole Miss

A group of young American Jews are challenging the the institutionalized myths they were taught about the Jewish state in classrooms, youth group trips, and summer camps. By Emma Goldberg U.S. anti-occupation movement IfNotNow released its…

<b>A group of young American Jews are challenging the the institutionalized myths they were taught about the Jewish state in classrooms, youth group</b> …

Israel

The Making of an Online Moral Crisis

How the many-chambered heart of the internet turned the Trump administration’s family-separation policy into a different kind of scandal.<p>Children as young as 2 have been pulled from their parents and moved to facilities that are, as Laura Bush put it, “eerily reminiscent” of the Japanese American …

Immigration

Cedar shakes and shingles makers cut output, shut down mills over U.S. tariffs

Canadian makers of cedar shakes and shingles say they have been forced to scale back production or even temporarily shutter mills because of new U.S. tariffs on the wood-roofing materials.<p>U.S. Customs and Border Protection recently added Canadian shakes and shingles to the type of wood products …

Business (Canada)

The Man Who Could Topple Erdogan

ISTANBUL, Turkey — Something is changing in Turkey. After 16 years of electoral dominance by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the secularist opposition Republican People’s Party, known as the C.H.P., has found a leader and presidential candidate who is rattling Mr. Erdogan, invigorating opposition …

Opinion

What Americans Can Learn From Anthony Bourdain About Traveling the World

There are large contingents of Americans who are afraid they can’t open their mouths without offending someone. People who feel nervous to interact …

Vietnam

13 Hanging Hacks for Picture-Perfect Walls

Hanging stuff on your walls can be tedious frustrating, especially if it ends up crooked! These handy hacks will help you get it right the first time.<p>…

DIY

The Stories behind 7 Objects That Made up Frida Kahlo’s Iconic Look

Frida Kahlo with Olmec figurine, 1939. Photo by Nikolas Muray. © Nikolas Muray Photo Archives. Courtesy of the Victoria & Albert Museum, “Frida …

Frida Kahlo

A Parent’s Guide to the 5 Skeptics Who Want to Shame Your Kids for Being Christian | Stand to Reason

Having blogged for over six years now, I’ve received hundreds (and hundreds) of comments and emails from skeptics of Christianity. Once in a while, I …

Faith

Note to news outlets: not every millennial wants to buy a house

The media has decided to constantly bombard millennials with poor-quality and largely unwanted advice on buying property. We should eat fewer avocados, some warn. We should stop going out or paying for Netflix. According to one article last week, millennials are frivolously spending on cleaners …

Housing