Global Health Security – Obama’s Initiative Is the Tip of the Global Iceberg

Global Health Security – Obama’s Initiative Is the Tip of the Global Iceberg

Friday the Obama Administration announced a new initiative, the “Global Health Security Agenda (GHSA),” that addresses the looming threat of the global spread of infectious disease.  The initiative’s motto is “the need to prevent, detect, and respond to biological threats” as they relate to national security.  Global pandemics can cause national risk through trade, exchange, […]

Von Trapp Family Inspired Generations [Video]

Maria, Last Remaining Member, Dies at 99

Von Trapp Family Inspired Generations [Video]

On Saturday Maria von Trapp died at her home in Vermont at age 99. She was the last member of the musical family – the second oldest daughter – and was loved by all who knew her. Hardly anyone alive today has not heard of “The Sound of Music,” the 1959 Broadway musical and 1965 […]

Minimum Wage: Stakeholders Respond

The quiet stories lived by the people behind the politics

Minimum Wage: Stakeholders Respond

The story of minimum wage is often told through the eyes of the politician – how hiking it would help the low wage earner, to lift them out of poverty versus the loss of jobs or reduced hiring for businesses. However, firsthand accounts allow for greater understanding of the lives behind the economy and politics. […]