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Weekly topic: Brand Presence and Reflection at Year End

EthicalBrands.com concludes the series on brands at Christmas by discussing the presence of brands in 2… Read More
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2015: A Grey Year for Guatemalan Brands

Elizabeth Rojas critizises the conservative strategies of many brands and exhorts them to build a more emot… Read More
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Face to Face:Brand Presence and Reflection at Year End

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Why Camille Paglia’s ‘Nazi Barbie’ Takedown of Taylor Swift Is Spot-On

Taylor Swift #girlsquad 2015

12/12/2015 By Lizzie Crocker published on The Daily Beast The cultural critic Camille Paglia rightly skewered the clownish #girlsquad antics of Taylor Swift. There’s very little feminism in it. Taylor Swift, progenitor of the celebrity #girlsquad movement, officially initiatedBlake Lively into her benevolent blonde power circle this week. Swift announced their friendship in an Instagram post of the two jumping …

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Q&A about the suspects in deadly California shooting

San Bernardino California shooting aftermath

03/12/2015 Via AP/Yahoo News A heavily armed couple dressed in battle gear opened fire on a holiday banquet Wednesday, killing 14 people and seriously wounding more than a dozen others, later dying in a shootout with police. Here’s what’s known about the two suspects: What prompted the gunfire? Police do not have a motive for the shootings, which ended with …

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What It’s Like to Celebrate Thanksgiving in a High-Security Prison

inside a jail cell by Tim Pearce Los Gatos CC BY

25/11/2015 by John Broman published on Vice I live behind a series of walls, gun towers, and electric fences deep in the mountains of West Virginia at the United States Penitentiary, Hazelton, a.k.a. “Misery Mountain”. My conviction for armed bank robbery in 2002 has sent me through some of the most violent pens in the Federal Bureau of Prisons. In …

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Continuing Love For Paris and Thoughts About Humanity

Paris sunset landscape by Moyan Brenn

19/11/2015 By Romi Moondi, published on Confessions of a Chick in Paris It’s been less than a week since the attacks in Paris, and before I ruminate and pontificate on the city of lights and the world at large, it’s an incredibly sad thing. So many people lost, so many friends and families who must be suffering immensely right now…it …

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Congress Considers Bill to Help Domestic Violence Victims Escape With Their Pets

cute Siamese cat paw

13/11/2015 Via Slate: Last month, Republicans ruined a perfectly good bipartisan anti-sex trafficking bill by attaching amendments aimed at denying abortions to trafficking victims. After that debacle, you might have given up all hope for an across-the-aisle approach to reducing violence against women. But Annamarya Scaccia at RH Reality Checkreports on a quiet but important bill, introduced by Rep. Katherine Clark (D-Massachusetts) and …

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Boy writes letter asking judge to keep mom in prison

Shannon Smith trial

29/10/2015 Via AOL: “Dear Judge Peeler, I feel that my mom should stay in prison because I seen her stab my dad clean through the heart with my sister in his arms.” The two page letter is written in pencil, on a piece of loose leaf paper. “Life for me would be 10 times better if mom didn’t kill my …

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‘What I learned about relationships after cheating on my wife’

neil strauss and family by Michael Bezjian

17/10/2015 By Neil Strauss The unconscious purpose of marriage is to finish childhood.” The speaker is Harville Hendrix, a former preacher turned relationship guru. He’s Messianic in his delivery and sense of self-importance. It would almost be off-putting if his message wasn’t so accurate. Ingrid, my wife, and I sit in a classroom full of oldermarried couples who’ve been having …

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Kim Davis Guilty of Bigamy, Says Kentucky Bylaw

Kim Davis Billboard by Tengrain on Flickr Creative Commons

27/09/2015 Via USA Today: ROWAN COUNTY, Ky. – Kim Davis, the Kentucky clerk who served a 6-day sentence for refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples, is guilty of bigamy, according to a state bylaw issued by Isaac Shelby, the first elected Governor of the Commonwealth of Kentucky. Owing to a clerical error, Davis neglected to have her divorce decree with first …

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Why Would A Teenage Girl Encourage Her Boyfriend to Kill Himself?

Harbor Bridge Suicide Gate

05/09/2015 Via Vice: In July 2014, 17-year-old Michelle Carter sent her 18-year-old boyfriend, Conrad Roy III,a series of texts urging him to commit suicide. Late last month, standing in a Massachusetts courtroom over a year after his death, Carter, now 18, stood before a judge while her lawyer defended the teen’s right to free speech, framing her string of text …

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Using Digital Media to Build Brand Sustainability

Sustainable Edition by ScoobyFoo on Flickr (CC)

04/09/2015 Via Triple Pundit: Forging effective, sustainable brands and stakeholder relationships in the digital age sounds like it should be a given, but many companies fail to take a crucial step. Instead of leveraging their digital media and social media connections as “engagement platforms” to actively involve stakeholders and the public, they remain stuck in what John Friedman might call …

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