The Unique Power of Being Human

In today’s world being dehumanized, and replaced by artificially intelligent machines, is a very real trend. But it can be checked, and even reversed, if we identify and integrate those purely human traits that no machine can duplicate.

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How to Make a Democratic Economy

Can you imagine a democratic economy: one that builds prosperity for the many, not just the few? Probably not, but it already exists in businesses across the country…almost invisibly. And until we see what’s possible, we can never envision an alternate future.

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Johann Hari On The Real Causes of Depression

We’ve been taught that depression comes from a chemical imbalance in the brain. That may be true for some, but British journalist Johann Hari reports that many doctors are blaming our lost connections, with friends, meaningful work, and the natural world, among other causes. What that means is that many people with depression can be treated without drugs.

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Mr. Cyr Goes to Boston

Assistant Majority Whip, the only openly gay, as well as the youngest member of the Massachusetts State Senate, Julian Cyr talks about his fight for the state’s most vulnerable citizens.

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