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Millennial Owen Alderson on ‘The Case for Idealism’

Cincinnati, Ohio. We have all heard this iconic JFK quote: We choose to go to the moon in this decade and do the other things, not because they are easy, but because they are hard, because that goal will serve to organize and measure the best of our energies and skills, because that challenge is […]

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Philanthropy: Channeling The Godliness Within All Of Us

New York, N.Y. My name is Isaac J. Kassin and I am a 2012 Luce Leader. Before I begin I would like to thank the J. Luce Foundation and St. John’s University for inviting me to speak tonight. It’s a great opportunity and I hope to contribute as much as I can. The beautiful woman […]

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Can You Trust Muslims In America? A Texas Councilman Says Yes

Dallas, Texas. Recently, my fellow Texans answered that question affirmatively. In 2014, I was elected to represent the residents of Southlake on our City Council. Dr. Shahid Shafi was elected to the City Council in Southlake in 2014. I am an American of Pakistani origin, born to parents of Indian origin, an immigrant, a father, […]

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The Stewardship Report – Three Presidential Endorsements

New York, N.Y. The Stewardship Report on Connecting Goodness herewith Endorses in the Democratic Primary U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders, in the Republican Primary Ohio Governor John Kasich, and as an Independent, former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg. In the Democratic Primary: U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders Most of the American public has only gotten to know Vermont Senator […]

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Four Reasons to Ditch the iPhone for Android

New York, N.Y. Recently there has been a wealth of new phones released into the market, including the iPhone 6 and 6S, Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge, HTC M9, LG G4, and more. Each release comes with its own debate – which is better? With some users being die-hard Apple fans and others preferring […]

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Jeffrey Sachs: Hillary is the Candidate of the War Machine

New York, N.Y. There’s no doubt that Hillary is the candidate of Wall Street. Even more dangerous, though, is that she is the candidate of the military-industrial complex. The idea that she is bad on the corporate issues but good on national security has it wrong. Her so-called foreign policy “experience” has been to support every […]

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Luce Leader Nominee – Essay on Global Citizenship

Dallas, Texas. Most people think that being a citizen means simply living somewhere. Being a true citizen includes much more than that. With citizenship comes responsibilities. Said responsibilities include paying taxes and following the law but also, in my personal opinion, citizens must strive to be active members in their societies and be constantly trying […]

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Op-Ed: Please Don’t Shoot the Messenger, Israel – Ban Ki-Moon

By U.N. Secretary-General Ban-Ki-moon New York, N.Y. In Israel and the occupied Palestinian territories, 2016 has begun much as 2015 ended — with unacceptable levels of violence and a polarized public discourse. That polarization showed itself in the halls of the United Nations last week when I pointed out a simple truth: History proves that […]

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