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Georgia governor's race - microcosm for nation's voting wars

Capsule update on November 6th election status: [Read More]

Religion and Politics - The Catholic Church in crisis and fallout for the West

(Perspective: An iconic Western religious institution, once hegemonic, now struggles with 21st century post-modern relativism and grievous self-inflicted wounds.) [Read More]

Dad asks for just one 85th birthday gift and legacy: "Please VOTE"

An open letter to my wonderful children: [Read More]

Impact Investing: Soaring growth, specially with women/millennials, yet needs clarity

Nice problem (if you must have one): Even with as an estimated $228bn industry reporting 13% asset growth annually, impact investing needs a clearer definition. [Read More]

Is Democracy Dying? Worrisome answers - and glimmering hope

In his keynote commentary for The Atlantic October Issue , "Is Democracy Dying" Staff Writer David From sets an ominous frame: [Read More]

To Tycoons: "Save Publications But Don't Meddle With The News"

When billionaires buy media companies, well, it's complicated. [Read More]

New: Freedom of the Press advocacy -"voice(s) of the people"

Posted at "Ask Me Anything" this week - [Read More]

"Most tech entrepreneurs oppose government oversight. They're wrong"

In this edition, we cede the entire space to Marcus Ryu, chief executive of Guidewire Software with these excerpts from his New York Times op-ed: [Read More]

Preview: "Freedom of the Press" Q/A at "Ask Me Anything"

How we can protect and promote freedom of the press and related pillars of democracy - AMA with John Paluszek, executive editor, Business In Society [Read More]

Paradox: New attacks on corporate social responsibility, mega philanthropists

Why skewer people, as corporate leaders or as individuals, who devote billions of dollars to socio-economic progress and charitable causes? [Read More]

Is Donald Trump above the law?

"Revelations and convictions will eventually force America to confront [that] simple question." [Read More]

Why I now blog "blue" - reflections of an old journalist on this time of national crisis

I thought I had seen it all. [Read More]

A "glimmer of hope" at the interface of Islam and The West

Given the current spreading xenophobia it may surprise many that despite all odds, impressive progress is being made on increasing Islam/West mutual understanding. [Read More]

Trump's "enemy of the people" rants: Toxic to democracy, danger to journalists

"This dirty war on the free press must end." [Read More]

What content should tech giants ban? "Please bear with me. This is incredibly complex"

Maybe we should cut Jack Dorsey, Twitter CEO, some slack. [Read More]