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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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Best Career Advice For College Students: Avoid Easy Internships

New York, N.Y.  Although young job seekers with only a high school degree are in even worse shape, recent college graduates have entered a grim job market. The Perfect Summer Job: KPMG’s Summer Internship Program. Lauren Friese (right), founder of, interviews two summer interns in the  lunchroom at KPMG’s Toronto office. The economy is […]

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Like M.L.K., American Jews Should Defend Black Lives – and Israel

By Rabbi Marc Schneier. New York, N.Y. Over the past two years, the phrase “Black Lives Matter” has embedded itself into the consciousness – and conscience – of America. Black Lives Matter protest at Union Square, Manhattan. Photo: Wikipedia / NYC Rise Up and -ShutItDown for Baltimore. The hashtag #BlackLives Matter emerged in 2013 after the […]

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Should Super-White States Have So Much Sway in Primaries?

By Dora Mekouar. Washington, D.C. New Hampshire is one of the smallest U.S. states, with a population to match, yet every four years this tiny state plays a key role in the presidential election. Photo: Wikipedia. Campaigns start with the Iowa caucuses on Monday, Feb. 1, followed by New Hampshire’s first-in-the-nation primary on Tuesday, Feb. 9. With caucuses, […]

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Luce Leader Asks Questions: When Bullying Leads to Suicide

Greenwich, CT. Nearly three years ago, on August 27, 2013, a 15-year-old boy named Bart Palosz committed suicide as a result of bullying in Greenwich, Connecticut. According to, there are about 4,400 suicides reported among teens each year, at least half of which occur as a result of bullying. In fact, 16-year-old David Molak […]

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Xenophobia: Does Your Fear Bias Your View of the World?

By Rosalie Chamberlain. Denver, CO. A recent article in the Washington Post, titled Attacks on American Muslims are growing uglier by the day. It must Stop,” prompts me to ask the question, why does this keep happening, and yet escalating instead of getting better?  It seems evident that recent events fuels fears of an unfamiliar […]

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