The Promise of Africa and Its Importance to US

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With its wealth of natural and human resources, economic engagement by us/world in Africa will bring about prosperity and help solve poverty and wars.

Look On The Bright Side Of Life

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It’s not all doom and gloom. There are some real solutions to some of the seemingly impossible and overwhelming problems of our day. Chris Hicke has a look.

Why Can’t Kid’s Music Change The World?

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Jeff Bogle discusses the power behind children’s music.

Making Progress, One Man At a Time

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Dillan DiGiovanni thinks the “Feminist Father” wearing this shirt is evidence of progress and worthy of the attention he’s getting.

Looking Back and Letting Go with Safety Not Guaranteed

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Safety Not Guaranteed mixes deadpan comedy, love, and scifi to look at how our past can cast a shadow on our present, but only as much as we allow.

How Things Have Changed: Even the Pictures We Take to Remember

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All Tom Brechlin has to do is look at his photo wall to remind himself how grateful he is.

Easy Targets: The Top 10 in April on The Good Life

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Brought to you by the people who make aiming high, look easy.

When Necessary

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Is our technological ability to kill actually progress?

I’m Grateful for the Suburbs (and the Internet)

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Erik Crosier is thankful for the speed with which we can connect, thanks to modern technology.

Let’s Call Bullying What It Is. Abuse.

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Kevin DeSoto wants us to educate our children that all forms of abuse is wrong. And bullying is abuse.

Failure Is An Option

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Kids need to be able to fail in order to learn how to succeed.

On Turning 40

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Have the Baby Boomers ruined aging for the rest of us?

What Was The Most Profound Change In 75 Years? A Son Asks His Father.

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Ken Goldstein and his father discuss all the changes of the past 75 years to get at the one that mattered most.

Reinvent and Relearn: A Response to NY Times Op-Ed Columnist Thomas Friedman

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Learning to reinvent and relearn is often scary. But doing it together — as men and as humans — might be the only thing we can do.

“We should celebrate women competing with men in sports, not grumble about ‘sexism’.”

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These are comments by J P McMahon and Kenny on the post “Sexism and Sports: Just the Way We Want It.”

“Maybe there can be a path forward.”

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This comment was by Anthony Zarat on Mark Greene’s post Regarding the Suppression of Men’s Issues.