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Business leaders face a monumental task: Helping to heal the "Fractured Society"

"... philanthropy is about 2% of the economy; government ... about 30%; and the private sector is the balance and largest by far." -- Bill Gates, "A Meeting of the Minds" [Read More]

Tech giants' disinformation challenge (think Russia) is getting worse

Dilemma: [Read More]

Marijuana - America's newest federalism battleground: Feds vs. states

American Federalism is, arguably, about to undergo more stress than at any time since the civil rights movement of the 'Sixties. [Read More]

Tom Brokaw cautions against a crackdown on immigration, dissolution of Obamacare

NBC News icon Tom Brokaw -- recently, a frequent beneficiary of American healthcare institutions as he has fought cancer -- has just offered informed counsel to President Trump and Congress. [Read More]

Ethics, values are taking on more significance for M.B.A. s

"Something has changed. I would be kidding you if I told you there wasn't a different vibe in the classroom." [Read More]

"Let the People Pick the President"

help is on the way [Read More]

What does a company owe to its country -- and society?

Welcome to tomorrow's corporate social responsibility. [Read More]

What does a company owe to its country -- and society?

Welcome to tomorrow's corporate social responsibility. [Read More]

Protecting a Brand in Controversial Media: New Nuances

What's a company to do when it's ads are appearing in controversial media, especially a highly-rated television program? [Read More]

"Let the People Pick the President"

Even discounting the progressive afterglow of last week's election results there's still good reason to ponder the New York Times editorial, "Let the People Pick the President" arguing for the demise of the U.S. Electoral College. Key excerpts: [Read More]

An American divide: Business leaders demand "Dreamers" legislation; Congress consumed with tax cuts

It has come to this: On an increasing number of key national issues, American public opinion is better reflected by business leaders than by Congress and the Administration. [Read More]

Bridging the American Class Divide - Jobs and "The American Dream"

Yes, the American 1% and the poor have common interests. [Read More]

Often overlooked, CSR programs save many lives in LDCs: "Fighting a Death Sentence"

This is the story of "Fighting a Death Sentence" . [Read More]

Trump ACA sabotage: "It's a violation of the Constitution to kill a valid law"

The Trump Administration is once again thrusting America into deep uncharted, troubling waters. [Read More]

Apologia de profundis* re Trumpus

A letter to the many distinguished visitors from abroad in NYC for the 72nd Session of the United Nations General Assembly: (* apologia - a defense de profundis - out of the depths) [Read More]