How To Start A Business If You Have A Disability

Often, people with disabilities feel as though employers don’t take full advantage of their skill sets, and they become frustrated because they know they could be much more valuable to their workplace.Today’s guest post about how to start a business if you have a disability is brought to us by Patrick Young, founder of ableusa.info


Do Your Town's Parking Lots Sit Empty Even on Black Friday?

Do Your Town's Parking Lots Sit Empty Even on Black Friday? Here Are Four BETTER Uses for Them.


A mouth-watering Thanksgiving Feast!

Chef Mary Beth Lawton Johnson has been cooking incredible meals on the land and on the sea for over 25 years. As a professional chef who has made her career as a private personal chef in the luxury field, we are truly grateful to have her tips for making a memorable, mouth-watering Thanksgiving feast!


Quid Pro Quo?

How do we explain Trump’s puzzling behavior toward the likes of Russia, Turkey, and Saudi Arabia?  Follow the money!


Politics and Truth

The ignorance of the true nature of politics has been causing many to believe the political propaganda of various political organizations about their quest or fight for the truth. Many people devoted their life to the political causes of those organizations because they truly believed that they were fighting for the truth of human civilization. However, seeking truth has never been the essence of politics, and knowing this could help us to better understand the political reality in life around the world……


“The Rule of Lies” Why it Matters. What Can We Do?

A lie serves the liar’s interests, often at the expense of others.  It also destroys social trust and undermines our democracy.  How can we redeem our civic discourse after Trump? Looking beyond the immediate political crisis, we should begin even now to think about how to repair the damage.  What can we do?

 


The Sumner Library | Serving Immigrants

One of the forty-one libraries in the Hennepin Library System, the Sumner Library is a Carnegie Library that dates back to 1915. Built in a Tudor Revival Style of architecture, the famed brick L-shaped library features coved ceilings and a central tower.  The Library is named for Charles Sumner, who was a U.S. Senator from Massachusetts and a passionate abolitionist. This Minneapolis library has had a long history of serving immigrants. In the early Twentieth Century, the library was a hub for Jewish immigrants.


History Does Matter

 The  garbage room in my condo holds more than trash bins. Next to the bin designated for paper a six-foot-tall bookcase sits flush to the wall. People put the books they no longer want on the bookshelf. Most books cycle through and find a home.  Few books stay here forever with the possible exception of Bill Clinton’s memoir My Life. So last week I was astonished to find an old hardcover book stuffed inside a trash bin. It was unthinkable that anyone would throw away a book.