Should businesses make decisions on moral grounds?
Brandon Ferdig is writer from Minneapolis, MN. He shares his personal growth pieces, human interest stories, and commentary at his blog. He is currently writing a book titled New Plateaus in China, a compilation of travelogue, personal experience, human interest, and social observations from China. You can follow Brandon on Twitter @brandonferdig.
What does it say about Americans that the public is already starting to talk about candidates for president for 2016?
Here’s a glimpse into the madness for all the suckers who were too good and lazy for (or—admit it—afraid of) Black Friday shopping. These ravenous shoppers show you what the holidays are REALLY all about…
Brandon Ferdig didn’t realize how bleak being alone on a holiday could be, until a quirky schedule caused it to happen to him.
“A tree doesn’t rid itself of its rings.” Brandon Ferdig is shaken by the death of his grandmother, and chooses to remember how her life connected with his.
Brandon Ferdig discusses Jonathan Haidt’s ideas of openness within a moral matrix to look at how we vote.
Brandon Ferdig wants to discuss what he thinks is one of more dangerous, race-based articles you’ll read all year.
Minnesota requires a registration fee, even when courses are offered for free, online. Is this justifiable? Can it be enforced?
Did Jesus and Einstein describe the same universe? A neurosurgeon undergoes a near-death experience and emerges a believer.
The two-party system has bottle-necked democracy. No wonder Chinese people laughed at Brandon Ferdig’s descriptions of American campaigning.
People notice sexism but not enough take action. This video encourages pro-social bystander action to address the determinants of violence against women.
Greedy eyes are gazing at the moon glossed over with the potential of high profits from the next land of conquest.
Can harm be done by not telling a girl she is pretty?
Ebola, although deadly and highly infectious, is not easily transmitted and can be successfully treated, especially if caught early.
“Martin never expected to kill anyone when he was in the war. He had decided ahead of time to leave the killing up to the Marines.” By Sharon Erby
Jenn Fang is sick and tired of Bill O’Reilly’s commitment to the Model Minority myth, and wishes Jon Stewart had challenged the FoxNews star more effectively, and with more nuance.
Poet Lex Beatty shares about his life over the last year. This might be the most profoundly raw piece you will ever read regarding a man’s personal feelings about the journey to himself and his correct gender.
Thomas Fiffer (selfishly) believes that looking out for #1 makes you a better mate.
Historian Louis Venters reexamines the life of a forgotten African-American intellectual and religious leader, and explains why the battle for racial justice is neverending.
The Canadian reserve explodes in tears and anthems—just like the Americans we used to mock.
NASCAR’s most popular driver talks about concussions, coming back, and the price of “pushing through”.
“It was found that the men who ranked highest in terms of warm relationships averaged an annual earning of $114,000 more than those who appeared to have the least warm relationships during their highest earning years.”
What was it like for Sachin Rudraraju to go through his young life, never sure what he would be able to remember?
Hollywood heavyweight Paul Lazarus shifts gears and draws attention to a mind-bendingly brilliant invention that could save the lives of hundreds of millions.
Using Membership Rewards® from American Express, my family can experience a whole lot of things that might have otherwise been out of reach.
After 1000 punches, 1000 kicks, 500 knees and 500 elbows—every day— Thai Nguyen has an insight or two he’d like to share about fighting.
Jordan Gray was back and forth on whether or not he wanted to have children, so he interviewed 50 fathers to hear what they had to say.
A 12-step guide to surviving infidelity.