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How We Fight Back, Part I

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All over the world people who care about the environment are watching the US President-Elect sketch out a blueprint for disaster. To head the EPA he has tapped a man who demonstrates open disdain for the very agency he would be running, and for Department of Energy Chief his choice is a guy who announced on a national stage that that department should be dismantled. It’s no wonder climate scientists around the country are scrambling to back up their research data, fearing it might vanish in the years ahead.

Sustainable Investing and the Restoration of Community

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by Joe Keefe, president and CEO of Pax World Funds and its investment adviser, Pax World Management, LLC

Three QOLHacks for Surviving Election Day at the Office

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November 8 is Election Day. There will be an estimated 237 million eligible voters in this election. One way or another, there’s going to be a wave of people who are disappointed in the election results, perhaps passionately so. Whether you’re in an office that will actively be tracking Election Day results or one where employees will monitor it on their own, the election can lead to a tough environment for many employees.

Here are three Quality of Life Hacks to help you survive Election Day.

Inside the Hardest Job Application Process in the World

This week on Game Plan, four campaign managers on what it's like to apply for the job of president of the United States of America
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Originally posted on Bloomberg.com

You spend more time at your job than anywhere else. Hosts Rebecca Greenfield and Sam Grobart take a close look at the way we live our lives at work—our frustrations, dilemmas, habits, and anything else that happens in the office. 

Using Data to Decode an Unprecedented Election Cycle

“Working with numbers is a way through all the noise.” - Bloomberg Politics editor Kelly Bare
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Originally posted on Bloomberg Media Forum.

Political reporting focuses on human behavior: both the messages candidates choose and how people respond. But in this year’s unconventional election cycle, traditional coverage alone only tells part of the story. Enter Bloomberg Politics, which is forging a new, data-driven journalistic approach.

Bloomberg TV's The David Rubenstein Show

Peer to peer conversations
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Originally posted on Bloomberg.com 

What makes a great leader? How can leadership be developed into a force for true achievement? The David Rubenstein Show: Peer-to-Peer Conversations explores successful leadership through the personal and professional choices of the most influential people in business.

Dr. Margaret Chan & Michael Bloomberg: Political Will Needed to Win Fight Against Noncommunicable Diseases

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Originally posted on WHO

Our modern way of life is a major cause of many noncommunicable diseases (NCDs). Initially lifestyle diseases of industrialized countries, they have long since reached developing countries and lead to serious consequences and tremendous costs for health care systems worldwide. Above all, the implementation of sustainable solutions calls for political action.

National Geographic Channel to Host 50 Voter Registration Events and Screenings of Leonardo Dicaprio's 'BEFORE THE FLOOD' Doc at U.S Colleges

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In a release tied to National Voter Registration Day on September 27, 21st Century Fox's National Geographic Channel has announced a dynamic new partnership with Rock the Vote and theSkimm to educate new voters about climate change ahead of this year's U.S. Presidential Election. At more than 50 college campuses nationwide, Nat Geo will host screenings of its new documentary Before the Flood, Leonardo DiCaprio's personal journey detailing the effects of climate change on the planet. The screenings will double as voter registration events, engaging Americans to exercise their right to vote.

James Brown and the Super Bad Stakeholder Engagement

Bridge-building lessons from the Godfather of Soul
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James Brown’s life was as dynamic and complex as his music. He was a powerhouse entertainer, a troubled soul and abuser, and the Gepetto to funk’s Pinocchio.

He was also a pioneer of stakeholder engagement.

Carolyn Lochhead on the Politics of Water

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An issue that didn't come up in Monday's presidential debate, and unfortunately may not show up in subsequent debates either, is, "What are the candidates' water policies?" It is one of the most vital issues for all Americans, and for the globe, and yet it is almost never mentioned on the national political debate stage. But if you look for them, you'll find that each of the two major party candidates for president do have positions on water -- well, one has actual proposals, and the other one has a set of ill-conceived opinions that could theoretically inform policy.

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