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The Locust Effect– and a Giveaway!

At a rock quarry near Chennai, India a few years ago, a man named Gopinath and his wife spent long days breaking boulders into gravel, working desperately to pay off a “debt” to the owner of the quarry. But no matter how hard they worked, they could never earn enough back from him to pay off their debt. Continue reading

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Women don’t want the “top jobs” — and that’s ok

With Facebook COO Cheryl Sandberg’s book Lean In came a fresh round of debate over women in leadership, and it seems the louder voices have been in favor of women climbing the corporate ladder regardless of how they choose to … Continue reading

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Extra! Extra!

“It is the one great weakness of journalism as a picture of our modern existence, that it must be a picture made up entirely of exceptions.” Continue reading

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