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Day: <span>November 30, 2018</span>

Worker Cooperatives: Another Way to Conduct Business

The New York metropolitan region is one business magnet that draws people from across the globe hoping to improve their standard of living. Through a mix of business savvy, a viable business model and financing, men and women are intent on actualizing their dreams. For many, it’s a dogged climb to the top of their […]Read More

15 Major US Climate Change Effects

By Jen Christensen, CNN The average global temperature is much higher and rising more rapidly than “anything modern civilization has experienced,” according to David Easterling, one of the authors of a new US government report that delivers a dire warning about our future. Thousands more could die, food will be scarcer, and the US economy […]Read More

New Consensus Policy Group Will Help Deliver A New Day

Rep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has plans for a Green New Deal to lift all boats and it appears to be working already. Her resolution has inspired a team of Black scholars poised to take the lead on facilitating her initiative. The New Consensus is a 501C3 policy group created to mobilize Progressives into taking ownership of […]Read More

WHAT’S GOING ON

ELECTION 2018 The Mississippi US Senate runoff evoked many of America’s ugly memories of race and access to the ballot.  The state is 38% African-American, the largest Black citizenry in the US republic. Senate contenders are Mike Espy, an African-American  Democrat and former US Secretary of Agriculture, and Cindy Hyde-Smith, a white Republican with lots of […]Read More

Thinker’s Notebook: The Dark Side of Your Phone

The common convenience of passing off a phone to a young child so that they can watch their favorite cartoons could, in fact, be akin to offering a gateway drug that will send that child into a downward spiral mentally. Tekashi69 was recently indicted in a federal racketeering case and is currently being held without […]Read More

On Education

PART TWO: Choose Strategically-Sound over Sexy-Sounding Plans to Help Struggling Schools Succeed  “There has never been a time in the life of the American public school when we have not known all that we needed in order to teach all those whom we choose to teach.”—Ronald Edmunds Half-baked and halfhearted school improvement efforts won’t work […]Read More

The Winter Meetings-Yankees/Mets 2018

Baseball’s winter meetings begin next month and both the Mets and Yankees are expected to make a splash come free agency. The meetings are scheduled for December 10-14 in Las Vegas in which Major League Baseball organizations convene to discuss potential trades and transactions (free agents). For the New York Mets, it was yet another […]Read More