July 28, 2016
The United States is deeply concerned about Israel's reported plans to build an additional 323 units in settlements in East Jerusalem on top of previously announced 770 units in the settlement of Gilo, the U.S. State Department said. Such action by Israel "continues this pattern of provocative and counterproductive action," State Department spokesman John Kirby said in a statement on Wednesday.
July 28, 2016
Tide of vulnerable people fleeing violence in Central America preyed upon by criminals and corrupt officials in part due to inadequate asylum procedures Mass deportations and inadequate asylum procedures in Mexico and the US have fueled a humanitarian crisis where desperate Central Americans seeking refuge from rampant violence are routinely preyed upon by criminal gangs and corrupt officials, according to a new report by the...
July 27, 2016
Reluctant voters respond to social pressure. Reasonable responses to the current presidential election can range anywhere from hiding in the nearest closet to feeling a renewed determination to get your friends to the polls. Turnout, in all likelihood, will be the key to victory. So what’s the best way to get your like-minded but slothful buddies to fill out a ballot? New research suggests the most effective approach might...
July 27, 2016
Turkey ordered another 47 journalists detained on Wednesday, part of a large-scale crackdown on suspected supporters of U.S.-based Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen, who is accused by Ankara of masterminding a failed military coup. Turkey has suspended, detained or placed under investigation more than 60,000 soldiers, judges, teachers, journalists and others suspected of ties to Gulen's movement since the July 15-16 coup, which was staged by...
July 22, 2016
In the same moment that bombastic television star Donald Trump ascended to the top of the news cycle and became the leader of the GOP, Roger Ailes, one of the Republican Party’s most powerful behind-the-scenes media masters, hit rock bottom. You couldn’t have written a more ironic ending for Ailes who’s stepped down as chairman of Fox News Channel, dogged by claims of sexual harassment by his network's biggest star...
July 22, 2016
Donald Trump stoked the fears of an angry Republican convention on Thursday as he declared himself the law and order candidate in an acceptance speech that took a sharply authoritarian turn. Promising supporters that “safety will be restored” once he becomes president, Trump sought to harness concern over terrorism and domestic crime to challenge Hillary Clinton on territory that has long proven a reliable rallying cry for...
July 21, 2016
Hospitals should keep their cleaning teams in-house if they want to prevent unnecessary infection. Hospitals have taken steps in recent years to reduce the number of patients who get infections during their stay, including a renewed emphasis on hand washing. Research points to another, less-obvious remedy: Hospitals could stop outsourcing their cleaning staffs. A research team led by Adam Seth Litwin of Cornell University...
July 21, 2016
Brazil arrested 10 people on Thursday on suspicion of belonging to a group supporting Islamic State (IS) and preparing acts of terrorism during next month's Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Justice Minister Alexandre Moraes said. The loosely organized group were all Brazilian citizens and in contact via internet messaging groups such as WhatsApp and Telegram, but did not know each other personally, the minister said. The group did not have...
July 19, 2016
Ten London start-ups have made inquiries about moving to Berlin since Britain voted to leave the European Union, business development group Berlin Partner said on Monday. Along with other European cities, Berlin is jostling for a piece of London's financial technology industry and has stepped up efforts to promote the German capital as an affordable and creative alternative to other centres. The fintech start-ups that have made...
July 19, 2016
Bloomberg released Donald Trump's new net worth on the Bloomberg Billionaires Index: His worth has increased to $3 billion, up from $2.9 billion a year ago. The story by Caleb Melby shows that while Trump is richer in property - the value of his golf courses and Trump Tower in NYC have risen - his debt has nearly doubled over the past year, up to $630 million in total debt from $350 million in 2015. Trump has sold at least $50 million of...


Off the Wires

July 28, 2016
The United States is deeply concerned about Israel's reported plans to build an additional 323 units in settlements in East Jerusalem on top of...
July 27, 2016
Turkey ordered another 47 journalists detained on Wednesday, part of a large-scale crackdown on suspected supporters of U.S.-based Muslim cleric...
July 22, 2016
Donald Trump stoked the fears of an angry Republican convention on Thursday as he declared himself the law and order candidate in an...
July 21, 2016
Brazil arrested 10 people on Thursday on suspicion of belonging to a group supporting Islamic State (IS) and preparing acts of terrorism during...
July 19, 2016
Bloomberg released Donald Trump's new net worth on the Bloomberg Billionaires Index: His worth has increased to $3 billion, up from $2.9...

Value Blog

July 28, 2016
Tide of vulnerable people fleeing violence in Central America preyed upon by criminals and corrupt officials in part due to inadequate asylum...
July 27, 2016
Reluctant voters respond to social pressure. Reasonable responses to the current presidential election can range anywhere from hiding in the...
July 22, 2016
In the same moment that bombastic television star Donald Trump ascended to the top of the news cycle and became the leader of the GOP, Roger Ailes...
July 21, 2016
Hospitals should keep their cleaning teams in-house if they want to prevent unnecessary infection. Hospitals have taken steps in recent years to...
July 19, 2016
Ten London start-ups have made inquiries about moving to Berlin since Britain voted to leave the European Union, business development group Berlin...

Altruism Today

July 28, 2016
A new paper offers suggestions for helping the IRS better administer social benefit programs. Approximately 50 million Americans receive...
July 27, 2016
Source; The Nation Building on the Ford Foundation’s Darren Walker’s concept of a “new gospel of wealth,”The Nation...
July 22, 2016
In May, NPQ reported on the Kenyan government’s decision to close the Kakuma and Dadaab refugee camps. Managed by the Office...
July 22, 2016
In May, NPQ reported on the Kenyan government’s decision to close the Kakuma and Dadaab refugee camps. Managed by the Office...
July 21, 2016
How can you innovate upon a museum? By definition, museums are places of stability and sober constancy—the best are designed to let their...

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