On Bourdain Day, His Life a Reminder to All that Anyone Can Speak Up for the Marginalized, Bring People Together

On his birthday, let’s remember what why we all loved Anthony Bourdain: because he showed us how to love each…

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After the Storms: Are Harvey, Irma the New Normal?

And what would that mean going forward? Some hard choices, necessary changes, and a reckoning. Originally published on LinkedIn Pulse…

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What Star Wars Can Teach Us About Good and Evil in the Real World

Though Star Wars is make-believe, there is much it can teach about the real-world dynamics of good and evil and…

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Syria, ISIS, The Walking Dead, The Leftovers, & Tolkien: Musings on the Crumbling of Civilization & Morality

How three TV shows illustrate critical dynamics of the Syrian Civil War and how two books show us why we need to…

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Top Political & Foreign Policy Lessons from Game of Thrones

Top ten political and foreign policy lessons from Game of Thrones, or, how Game of Thrones can rescue us from…

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The Meaning of 9/11? It’s All About 9/12

The Meaning of 9/11? It’s All About 9/12 What Cosmos, Abraham Lincoln, The Leftovers, and Star Wars: The Clone Wars…

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