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Aug 18, 2014

Case Foundation, Omidyar Network Back White House Effort To Spur Impact Investing

Several weeks ago, the U.S. National Advisory Board to the Social Impact Investment Task Force met at the White House to discuss its newly issued report, "Private Capital, Public Good: How Smart Federal Policy Can Galvanize Impact Investing--and Why ... #Case Foundation #Omidyar Network

Aug 18, 2014

Economic Impacts of Inequality

The talk about inequality has turned from ethical issues (should the rich be so rich) to economic impacts, such as whether inequality means economic stagnation. A recent report by Standard & Poor’s economists highlights this attention. In this series... #Case Foundation #Omidyar Network

Aug 14, 2014

Survey: Most hackers do it for the lulz

What motivates hackers to wreak havoc on security systems and steal sensitive data? According to a new survey , most hackers do it for kicks, and few think they’ll get caught. Security firm Thycotic surveyed 127 self-identified hackers at the Black H... #Case Foundation #Omidyar Network

Aug 04, 2014

Political Memo: Democrats Seize on Social Issues as Values Wedge Cuts Their Way

Conservatives’ traditional-values script is being used against them as attitudes shift leftward on issues including same-sex marriage, marijuana and climate change... #Case Foundation #Omidyar Network

Aug 05, 2014

Political Memo: Democrats Seize on Social Issues as Attitudes Shift

Conservatives’ traditional-values script is being used against them as attitudes shift leftward on issues including same-sex marriage, marijuana and climate change... #Case Foundation #Omidyar Network

Aug 30, 2014

Rotherham report 'reduced me to tears', says MP who exposed abuse decade ago

When Ann Cryer tried to bring abusers in her Yorkshire seat to justice, she was shunned by police, social services and imams Ann Cryer wept when she heard the news last week. "It reduced me to tears, reading all that went on in Rotherham," she said. ... #Case Foundation #Omidyar Network

Sep 01, 2014

Dont blame the parents of the Foxtons child cleaner

Corporations have a choice when it comes to choosing employees. Poor families may not have a choice in how they make ends meet A few days ago, a photograph of a young girl apparently cleaning the offices of a London estate agent was published. People... #Case Foundation #Omidyar Network

Aug 28, 2014

Amityville schools form a security department of 20 officers

The Amityville School District has formed a school security department that will consist of about 20 officers by the start of school on Tuesday, school officials said Thursday. Superintendent Mary Kelly said that the move was not prompted by any spec... #Colorado #Sydney #Connecticut #Mary Kelly (politician) #Columbine High School

Aug 30, 2014

Obama's tan suit buzzed around the world

(AP) -- Quick! What exactly did President Barack Obama say from the White House briefing room about Syria, Iraq and Ukraine while dressed in the tan suit buzzed 'round the world? Precisely. If you get all your news from social media. Obama's summer f... #George W. Bush #Syria #Iraq #Bill Clinton #Middle East #Barack Obama #John McCain #Ronald Reagan #Park City #Franklin D. Roosevelt #George H. W. Bush #Republican National Committee #Sarah Palin #U.S. Republican Party

Aug 24, 2014

Islamic authority: Extremists no 'Islamic State'

(AP) -- The top Islamic authority in Egypt, revered by many Muslims worldwide, launched an Internet-based campaign Sunday challenging an extremist group in Syria and Iraq by saying it should not be called an "Islamic State." The campaign by the Dar e... #Syria #Iraq #Egypt #Al-Qaeda #Mohamed Morsi