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Restore Net Neutrality—or suffer

What do we stand to lose if the Federal Communications Commission’s decision to repeal net neutrality is not overturned by the proposed Congressional Review Act? Why we need a yes vote from the House of Representatives and what you can do.

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The Gig Economy: do we love it?

I read something recently to the effect that our being required “to continually reinvent ourselves for work and to anticipate constant change and to celebrate that as freedom” is the ultimate tyranny. Some thoughts on whether tyranny and freedom are mutually exclusive…

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Marketing and Higher Purpose Make a Great Couple

Richard Vevers switched from an advertising career to saving coral reefs and set up a non-profit organization which “uses the powerful combination of new technology, media, partnerships, and above all creativity to work at a meaningful speed and scale”. When you’re doing good work of any kind, getting the word out amplifies the benefit of what you are doing. Most non-profit organizations and artists would do well to develop a better marketing effort.

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if we emulated nuns

Nicholas Kristof, writing of Jo Piazza’s book If Nuns Ruled the World in today’s New York Times, says he has become a huge fan of nuns because “I see them so often risking their lives around the world, confronting warlords, pimps and thugs, while speaking the local languages fluently. In a selfish world, they epitomize selflessness and compassion.”

One of my clients last year was a nun and his article struck a chord with me.

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