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Social entrepreneurship has become somewhat of a catch-all phrase. Coined by Bill Drayton in the early 1980s, it originally referred to someone with the passion of an entrepreneur tackling a social challenge. Read more »
Authors, I Hate People: Kick Loose from the Overbearing and Underhanded Jerks at Work and Get What You Want Our of Your Job
Hershon and Littman identify the 10 most troublesome types of people to work with. Learn the attributes of workers like the “stop sign” (someone who always has a reason why an idea won’t work) or the “bulldozer” (someone who uses bullying tactics on others). Read more »
Improving our eating habits is one of the best ways to reduce our environmental and carbon footprint, while also trimming our waistlines. How do we get the biggest bang for our dietary bucks? When it comes to climate change, are domestic steak and imported salmon created equal?
Why does cheese generate more than twice the greenhouse gas emissions per pound compared to chicken? What about pork? How important is buying local food? What protein alternatives produce the lowest carbon footprints? Read more »
Contributing Editor, Vanity Fair; Media Fellow, Hoover Institution; Author, Hitch 22: A Memoir
Ever wonder how Christopher Hitchens became Christopher Hitchens? English-born and American by adoption, Hitchens is one of the most captivating (and sometimes controversial) literary journalists working today. Read more »
Esther Dyson, Chairman, EDventure In conversation with Martine Paris, Editor, Content NOW
When famed venture capitalist Dyson starts exploring a new market, seasoned investors pay attention. In 1995, she wrote about the impact of the Internet on intellectual property and later invested in start-up companies sold to Symantec, Google, Microsoft and Yahoo! Her most recent adventure was spending six months training as a cosmonaut in Russia. Read more »
International Criminal Court: How’s It Doing? Should the U.S. Join?
William H. Taft, IV, Professor of International Law and Diplomacy, Stanford Law School
The International Criminal Court is almost 10 years old, but the Obama administration has yet to decide if the U.S. will join. Fear that it would be a politicized institution likely to prosecute American soldiers have not been realized, nor has it been effective in prosecuting persons responsible for war crimes. In recent years the U.S. Read more »