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Immigrants give greatness to American literature

via Imagine American Literature Without Immigrants These 10 authors show how immigrants make American literature great Americans around the country are going on strike today to highlight the importance of immigrants to American culture, history, and economy. Today’s “A Day Without Immigrants” is a response to the anti-immigrant agenda of the new administration. It also…
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April 14, 2017 0

Moving from Capitalism Towards a Giving Economy

via Moving from Capitalism Towards a Giving Economy There was a time when anybody needing monetary help, whether for starting a business or for fulfilling a personal need, one had to depend on moneylenders. Some could rely on well-meaning friends and relatives. In the absence of regulations, these sources of respite became more exploitative over…
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March 16, 2017 0

Bathroom Debate: Federal protections for transgender students withdrawn

via Trump Rescinds Rules on Bathrooms for Transgender Students – The New York Times   President Trump on Wednesday rescinded protections for transgender students that had allowed them to use bathrooms corresponding with their gender identity, overruling his own education secretary and placing his administration firmly in the middle of the culture wars that many…
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February 22, 2017 0

The Obama Foundation’s focus is on developing the next generation of citizens

  The Obama Foundation’s focus is on developing the next generation of citizens — and what it means to be a good citizen in the 21st century. via The Obama Foundation — Discover America’s Ex-Commander-in-Chief won’t be withdrawing from politics, Obama’s new foundation, called the Obama Foundation, unveiled a blueprint on Friday, and it outlines some…
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February 19, 2017 0

Immigrants, designer babies & robot rights

via Who has the most immigrants, designer babies, robot rights and other top stories of the week – World Economic Forum – Medium Image Credit: OpenStreetMap; Content Credit: WEF Most immigrants? The US and Germany aren’t on the list. Image Credit: OpenStreetMap Venture capital? Software & biotech lead; financial services lag. Designer babies & robot rights.…
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February 18, 2017 0

BUSTED: Top 5 Crowdfunding Myths

This is our “What to expect when crowdfunding” guide that will help make your crowdfunding experience a much more enjoyable one.

September 13, 2016 0

More than a twerking wildchild

We first knew her as the adorable popstar who was trying to live a normal life. Over the last few years, though, everything we have heard and read about Miley Cyrus has pointed to her being a wild child who loves to court controversies.

September 9, 2016 0

Giving out free pizzas and some kindness

What would you do if you won free pizzas for a year? Throw a party all year round, did you say? A young couple from Detroit who won this hamper did exactly the same.

September 8, 2016 0

The mad scientist’s sane methods

Few scientists get to see their work being recognized and acknowledged during their lifetime; most get their due when they are long gone. Albert Einstein was among the lucky ones who got global recognition and celebrity status due to his work. While most people love the spotlight to be on them, Einstein preferred not getting…
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September 7, 2016 0

Teachers of the other kind

Today most people across India not only welcomed the Lord of Wisdom Ganesha into their households but also expressed gratitude towards those who helped them gain wisdom.

September 5, 2016 0