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  • Pakistan and Afghanistan
    Pakistan and Afghanistan; mending the fences
    Pakistan and Afghanistan have pledged to renew their friendship and cooperation on the occasion of the visit of the new Afghan President to Pakistan. Afghan Presi­dent Ashraf Ghani set the tone of his two-day trip to Islamabad by pledging...
  • Roosevelt's Second Act
    Minnesota values and the 1940 presidential election
    Many places claim a shared sense of values. While these positive attributes often overlap, the ones Minnesotans claim as theirs are integrity, industry, commonality, and cooperation.Those factors are what former lawyer and President of the...
  • Elephant and Donkey
    The election and expectations
    Election results are nearly in. At writing, Republican majorities may soon control both houses of Congress. The President can no longer expect a rubber stamp in the Lower House for his legislative agenda. What changes, though, can the American...
  • Chinese and American diplomats
    China progress more timely now than later
    The United States and China are making progress it seems according to a report by Laura Barron-Lopez at The Hill. Secretary of State John Kerry is paving the way for a visit by President Obama to China next month.Here is how the Chinese report...
  • Me First by Max Kornell
    'Me First' by Max Kornell: Picture book about getting along
    "Me First" by Max Kornell is a picture book that kids will love to read over and over. Siblings especially will enjoy seeing how Hal and Martha, two young donkeys, argue over EVERYTHING. And everything turns into a contest -- fair or not...
  • Karachi airport
    Pakistan and terrorism; new dimensions
    According to Dawn News, Uzbek militants fighting with the Pakistani Taliban say they carried out Sunday's deadly assault on Karachi's international airport.The Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan posted photos of 10 men in black turbans holding...
  • The study apparatus required that chimpanzees remove a barrier in order for another chimpanzee to simultaneously pull in a tray baited with food. The apparatus was mounted to the outdoor enclosure, allowing the chimpanzees to come and go as they wanted.
    Research shows spontaneous cooperation in chimpanzees
    Cooperation to obtain a mutual objective and cooperation as a group has been considered to be only a human behavior. New evidence from Dr. Malini Suchak, Dr. Frans de Waal, Dr. Matt Campbell, and Tim Eppley from the Yerkes National Primate...
  • Compassion in Action
    Going deeper in the Economics of Compassion
    Following a series of sessions designed to awaken public interest in an alternative economic model, different from the current metanarrative which is obviously a failure, the Economics of Compassion Initiative has been launched in Cincinnati and...
  • What We Resist
    How to Eliminate Resistance from Anyone and Anything
    There is saying in the Law of Attraction that "what you resist, persists." Anytime there is a resistance to any situation or person, there will continue to be that resistance UNTIL something changes. Where does that change happen? Not...
  • kerry
    Team Kerry angered over promise to cooperate with Benghazi investigation
    Upset that no "invitation" was initially sent...Many critics of government officials have often compared holding a politician to a promise made is essentially the same as attempting to nail Jello to a tree. Despite complaints that many...
  • cooperative games
    Cooperative game play benefits touted by experts and game makers
    Cooperative game play has extensive benefits for both children and adults, as asserted by international toy expert Stevanne Auerbach, PhD (Dr. Toy) and game publishers like Peaceable Kingdom and Family Pastimes."[Cooperative games] have a lot...
  • Check list for what your Kindergartener should know
    Check list for what your Kindergartener should know
    The Common Core State Standards system is controversial nonetheless, after noting is objectives, parents question the quality of the children’s education. Brooklyn as well as parents statewide would like benchmarks for their child’s...
  • Internal relationships
    Remember: The internal customer is equally important
    During customer service training, lessons and activities in the way to treat internal customers are necessary, or we will have failed to achieve important training goals. Good internal relationships ensure the success and prosperity of an...
  • Money
    Money helps create trusting healthy societies
    In order to develop healthy, well functioning societies there must be trust among its people. In a news release on Aug. 28, 2013, the University of Basel reported, on how money can help us trust each other. An international group of researchers...
  • Peace in South Asia
    Terrorism in South Asia; a call for regional cooperation
    The latest updates from Pakistan add to the series of terrorist acts resulting in loss of life and property. Just a few hours ago the Chief Security Officer of President Asif Zardari was killed along with three others in a terrorist attack. Eleven...