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Hold Yourself More Accountable

Hold yourself more accountable. Awkowldege the wounds you’ve inflicted and the mistakes you’ve made and make amends. Make it easier for others to do the same. – Michael Josephson ; The post Hold Yourself More Accountable appeared first on What Will Matter.

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Equality & Equity

Fairness is not equality; it’s equity. The post Equality & Equity appeared first on What Will Matter.

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COMMENTARY: School Principal: The Most Difficult CEO Job in the Nation

Schools all over the nation are struggling to modify their strategies to meet the Common Core demands regarding critical thinking and problem solving. They must also find ways to teach 21st Century workplace skills, enhance students’ social and emotional development, and, of course, build their character so they become responsible and productive citizens. Oh, they must also be sure to create an … Read More The post COMMENTARY: School Principal: The Most Difficult CEO Job in the Nation appeared first on What Will Matter.

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COMMENTARY 987.1: A Short-Haired Role Model

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A popular way to encourage charitable donations is to invoke people to “give till it hurts.” Mrs. Rosario Rivera, an elementary school teacher in Puerto Rico, takes a very different approach, urging her students to “give until it feels good.” Mrs. Rivera teaches English at the José Ramón Rodriguez Elementary School in the town of Coamo in Puerto Rico. Her … Read More The post COMMENTARY 987.1: A Short-Haired Role Model appeared first on What Will Matter.

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Wall Street CEOs Suffering with Lower Pay – The Worden Report

Wall Street CEOs Suffering with Lower Pay: Self-Preservation or Greed? As much as the titans on Wall Street pull in during a year, they still want more. It must be human nature. If so, nature may be at odds with narrowing …

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How closing the ‘word gap’ could give poorer kids an equal chance at success

Two decades ago, a pair of American academics discovered something they named the “Early Catastrophe.” The discovery was made by tape-recording the conversations of 42 Kansas City families. The catastrophe? That children in richer households were exposed to a whopping 30 million more words by age 3 than their low-income counterparts. The disparity didn’t disappear in the classroom. Following up …

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'I can't breathe': Why Eric Garner protests are gaining momentum

Suddenly, it feels like the 1960s again, with swirling movements for social justice finding inspiration and a powerful common denominator in the struggle for black equality. Multiracial, multi-ethnic, multi-class, and multi-generational Americans have swarmed the streets in vast numbers to not only protest against racial injustice but to expose systemic oppression that has been an open secret …

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Capitalist winds expose the spiritual void

In 1976, Daniel Bell published a book called "The Cultural Contradictions of Capitalism". Bell argued that capitalism undermines itself because it nurtures a population of ever more self-gratifying consumers.

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Iggy Pop to deliver fourth annual John Peel lecture

BBC Radio 6 Music host will deliver a speech on the subject of Free Music in a Capitalist Society

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Neither Imitate Nor Hate | OccupyWallSt.org – Occupy Wall Street

As righteous people, how can we live in a world that is poisonous to our souls, harmful to our minds and at odds with our ideals? Common sense counsels us.

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