In " The Epidemic of Mental Illness: Why?" ( New York Review of Books, 2011), Marcia Angell, former editor-in-chief of the New England Journal of Medicine, discusses over-diagnosis of psychiatric disorders, pathologizing of normal behaviors, Big Pharma corruption of psychiatry, and the adverse effects of psychiatric medications.
I'm looking forward to sharing posts from time to time about things I've learned in my career at and the . (I also post frequently on Microsoft Gates Foundation my blog .) Last month, I went to Omaha for the annual Berkshire Hathaway shareholders meeting.
I turn 38 in November. I'm now getting to the age where my friends - the kids I grew up with and went to school with - are starting to talk about, and actually having, divorces. That makes me tremendously sad. I was thinking about it the other day, and it made me think of (surprise surprise!)
Today, I want to address a key realization made by many of Rakuten's most successful merchants: No matter what business you are in, no matter what you make or sell, your most important asset is virtual. The key to your success is the web.
Image Credit: Rainbow Loom Image credit: Rainbow Loom Choon Ng is like a lot of other men in one respect: He had to put a ring on his wife's finger before she was on board for the next chapter of their life together.
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Lack of access to sanitation costs the world $260 billion a year.
In the arms race among companies to outfit offices with as many green signifiers as possible-- rooftop beehives, local food cafeterias, electric vehicle charging stations--an office building in Tokyo may have reached new heights. Workers at the headquarters of staffing agency Pasona Group don't just tend vegetables on their company's rooftops--they invite the greenery right into their work space.
Five years ago last week, BNP-Paribas kick started the mother of all recessions. Unprecedented fraud, mindless greed and reckless gambling in the financial sector (and lets be honest, among certain sections of the public too) fed an incredible turn of events with banks failing, currencies sliding and in Europe, entire nations going tightening their collective belts.
By Nilima Choudhury The 3D printing market is increasing four-fold every year. Estimated to be worth US$4 billion by 2025, it has attracted US$22.8 million investment from the UK government and even NASA is using the technology for rockets.
I recently appeared on MSNBC's The Cycle to discuss the new edition of my book The War Against Boys . The four hosts were having none of it. A war on boys? They countered with the wage gap and the prominence of men across the professions.
This post is also available in: Spanish, Catalan A reflection for today: When we think about the idea of mortgage victims, our thought take us to an economic point. But the threat and the fact of losing a house and remaining in debt for life is not just a material issue-it is much more than that.
Laura Gottesdiener Also see this related article from TowardFreedom.com: Walmart's Summer of Discontent: Retail Empire Faces Worker Dissent in US and Bangladesh Exclusive stores in Manhattan, London and Milan are busily stocking shelves with the one-shouldered dresses and Miley Cyrus-esque crop tops that were on display earlier in September at New York City's Fashion Week.
This story originally appeared at The Nation. To gain steam for his initiative to tie funding of the government to defunding Obamacare, Senator Ted Cruz appeared at events over the summer with the Tea Party Express, a political action committee.