Going Green is Tough Public Policy — by Deborah Levine

Editor’s note: Written 8 years ago but timely as ever. Environmentalists may not be happy with some of the solutions to climate change.  In a recent article in Wired Magazine, “Inconvenient Truths: Get Ready to Rethink What It Means to Be Green”, the top 10 ways to save the planet are likely to drive environmentalists … Continue reading Going Green is Tough Public Policy — by Deborah Levine

Vincent Van Gogh and the Art of Longevity – by Martin Kimeldorf

 “Either we all survive or none of us do” ~Vincent Van Gogh In 2020, I drew together a small collection of lifetime short stories and essays in a slim volume entitled Camping On The Edge.  I was facing a medical fork in the road about eliminating my  anti-cholesterol pill which caused tremendously painful leg cramps. … Continue reading Vincent Van Gogh and the Art of Longevity – by Martin Kimeldorf

Greenpeace, Matriarchs, and Me — by Deborah Levine

I’ve always included articles on the environment in the 15 years of the American Diversity Report.  When I considered doing an article on the iconic Greenpeace movement which started much of our environmental activism, I thought it would be an intellectual and historical project.  But,  my 93-year old Aunt Polly informed that Green-ness runs in … Continue reading Greenpeace, Matriarchs, and Me — by Deborah Levine

Talking about Race in 2020 – by Mike Green

Then and Now From 1868 (and a 14th amendment that gave birth to black “Americans”) to 1968 (which saw the brutal murder of a black Christian preacher whose elevated voice of the oppressed was silenced), 100 years of segregationist policies and practices protected and preserved white supremacy and oppressed nonwhites.  Those policies & practices didn’t … Continue reading Talking about Race in 2020 – by Mike Green

Come Back for Me: A Novel by Sharon Hart-Green

Loss, trauma, memory, and the impenetrable ties of family are the elements that weave together Sharon Hart-Green’s panoramic debut novel Come Back for Me (New Jewish Press). Set in the aftermath of World War II, it is a gripping story about the redemptive power of love and self-understanding. Come Back for Me tells the story … Continue reading Come Back for Me: A Novel by Sharon Hart-Green

Mike Green: Co-founder of ScaleUp Partners

Mike Green, co-founder of ScaleUp Partners, is passionate about competitiveness and moving a 1% needle that has never been moved. All black-owned businesses today produce less than 1% of GDP and virtually no job growth. That 1% for the African-American sector has never been breached in the history of this nation. Combined with Hispanic businesses, … Continue reading Mike Green: Co-founder of ScaleUp Partners

Are Green Cities Symbols of Luxury? – by Ronny Agyei Yeboah

The term ‘green city’ or ‘sustainable city’ to many in the developing world is merely rhetoric of the affluent. The focus is often directed at exploiting our natural resource, creating more jobs, driving out extreme poverty, and improving standards of living of the masses with little concern for the environment. It’s not surprising that developing … Continue reading Are Green Cities Symbols of Luxury? – by Ronny Agyei Yeboah

Recruiting Goes Global — by Michelle Findlay

Many people consider me to be a lesser breed of people. That’s right I am one of them. A recruiter. It’s a dirty word. Along with estate agents and insurance brokers I fall into an ostracized category of people known as the dreaded “middle man”. Inherently, this means people do whatever they can to avoid … Continue reading Recruiting Goes Global — by Michelle Findlay