What I'm Reading
Let's Be the Generation That Ends Poverty
Prison quotas push lawmakers to fill beds, derail reform.
After 9/11, Americans undermined national security.
US Dept of Education lets borrowers default on student loans, ignoring helpful alternatives.
Why following your bliss won't lead to bliss by Rob Asghar.
Jaweed Kaleem writes about a challenge steeper than any exam--keeping alive life's big questions after graduation.
Elton John on his addiction to working: "I'm basically killing myself by traveling so much, for no reason whatsoever."
"But such an investment [in compassion] is analogous to the work of a carpenter who carefully measures a piece of wood three times before cutting once: spending such “compassion time” with an employee, Weiner insists, pays off in that person’s much greater efficiency, productivity and effectiveness (and obviates later regrets). It’s not just altruism: as it turns out, companies that practice conscious capitalism perform ten times better than companies that don’t."
Prison quotas push lawmakers to fill beds, derail reform
Women who fought to overcome gender discrimination at work are now being sidelined because of their age.