Sandy Exposes American Leadership and Values

It is becoming abundantly clear that American leadership is failing, not from lack of conviction, but lack of innovation in nation building. That is a novel term, nation building. As I sit in the dark at my house, I wonder why this is happening in 2012. Perhaps the technologies that can…

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Please Sir, May I Have Some More? A Look at World Hunger Profiting

Outside of a Miss America contest we hear very little about world hunger, which as national economies fail across the world, should actually be an open issue. What some might not realize about this growing concern is that not only might it have been prompted by our neighborhood friends on Wall…

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A Father’s Role In Development Of Autism

Women have taken the blame for a lot over the years in regards to pregnancy, sex of the child and overall health.  Wives were often divorced or sent away if they failed to produce an heir, despite the fact as we know now, that it is the father’s sperm that determines a child’s sex.  The…

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So You Think You Can Dance

Regardless of what culture you are from there is one thing almost all of us have in common.  We are dancing creatures.  With the exception of some religious sects, dancing has been as much of a part of human existence since we could move around.  And up until recently, we’ve believed it was…

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Is Cloud Atlas Telling Us We’re Our Brother’s Keeper?

“Our lives are not our own, we are bound to others past and present. And by each crime, and every kindness, we birth our future.”- Cloud Atlas
I saw Cloud Atlas last night, and without giving anything of the movie away for those who haven’t seen or read it, I wanted to discuss…

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Why Social Work?

by Michelle Sicignano, LMSW
 
Recent chats about licensing standards and title protection and scope of practice made me wonder,why social work?
Why do people choose to enter such a broad, almost amorphous career path, and then fight so hard to define it, instead of embracing the…

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Sex Education: An Area for Debate in the Internet Age

In the age of technology we often turn to the internet and other forms of technology to educate, especially on the topics that many want to avoid in the school system such as Sex Education. I am not sure if this is the case in the United Kingdom, but it sure is here in the United States. That…

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