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Fighting malaria through business ideals

Oct 12, 2011
Armed with business savvy and some insecticide-treated bed nets, philanthropist Ray Chambers is helping bring the death rate from malaria down to zero. Time Magazine's Africa correspondent Alex Perry wrote about his mission in a new book.
Posted In: Books, Charity

EXCERPT -- Mule: A Novel of Moving Weight

Oct 3, 2011
The following is an excerpt from "Mule : A Novel of Moving Weight" ...
Posted In: Mule: A Novel of Moving Weight, The Big Excerpt, Tony D'Souza

The decisions made when hitting the bottom

Oct 3, 2011
Author Tony D'Souza discusses his new novel, "Mule," which follows a couple as they struggle with finances and morals under the weight of the recession.
Posted In: Books

Lessons learned from Michigan

Sep 30, 2011
Former Michigan governor Jennifer Granholm talks about the state's tough struggles during the recession, and about the future ahead for America.
Posted In: Economy

Beauty really does pay

Sep 30, 2011
We all know the pretty people get all the perks. Economics professor Daniel Hamermesh backs that fact with hard numbers in his book "Beauty Pays: Why Attractive People are More Successful."
Posted In: Jobs

EXCERPT: The Death and Life of the Great American School System

Sep 26, 2011
The following is an excerpt from "The Death and Life of the Great American School System" by Diane Ravitch. Copyright 2010. Excerpted by...
Posted In: Diane Ravitch, The Death and Life of the Great American School System

For education reform, don't blame the teachers

Sep 26, 2011
Education historian and N.Y.U. professor Diane Ravitch explains why she thinks the Obama administration's take on No Child Left Behind and education reform isn't the right path for success.
Posted In: Education

Slow Love: How I Lost My Job, Put On My Pajamas and Found Happiness

Sep 16, 2011
Title: Slow Love: How I Lost My Job Put On My Pajamas and Found Happiness Authors: Dominique Browning Publisher: Atlas Type: Non Fiction Re...
Posted In: Dominique Browning, Slow Love: How I Lost My Job Put On My Pajamas and Found Happiness

EXCERPT: Slow Love

Sep 16, 2011
The following is an excerpt from "Slow Love," courtesy of Plume Books. Learn more about the book here....
Posted In: Dominique Browning, Slow Love: How I Lost My Job Put On My Pajamas and Found Happiness

Looking back to the beginning of economics

Sep 15, 2011
A new book takes a look at the relatively recent rise of economics and economists, and how those first ideas are still affecting today's world.
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