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Education Now Needs a Real National Focus. Here’s How That Can Happen.

Education Now Needs a Real National Focus. Here’s How That Can Happen.

Text size People walk through Sproul Plaza on the UC Berkeley campus on March 14, 2022 in Berkeley, Calif. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images About the author: Stanley Litow is Accenture Professor of the Practice at Duke University and a trustee at the State University of New York. He previously served as president of …

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Planet Earth’s Future Now Rests in the Hands of Big Business

Planet Earth’s Future Now Rests in the Hands of Big Business

On a brisk Monday in Houston in early March, dozens of protesters gathered across the street from the giant Hilton hotel hosting CERAWeek, the energy industry’s hallmark annual conference. Their signs accused the corporate executives inside of betraying humanity in pursuit of financial return. STOP EXTRACTING OUR FUTURE, read one. …

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Take Your Money Off The Grid

Take Your Money Off The Grid

In a time of geopolitical chaos and inflation, Simon Mikhailovich’s extreme wealth preservation strategies don’t seem so paranoid. Cyberattacks. Inflation. Pandemic. Is your money safe? The question is asked by Simon Mikhailovich, a Russian émigré and entrepreneur who is in the business of selling a certain kind of safety. His …

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