Archive for month: January, 2017

5 TED-Ed Lessons about American power, politics and protests

“If there is no struggle, there is no progress,” said Frederick Douglass in 1857. “Those who profess to favor freedom and yet deprecate agitation are men who want crops without plowing up the ground; they want rain without thunder and [...]

Career advice for new graduates (and really, anyone) from Margaret Heffernan

It’s commencement season in the US, which means that some lucky new graduates are about to start internships and entry-level jobs. How to stand out? Business writer Margaret Heffernan shares this career advice: Build your social capital. Social capital is one source [...]