For All the Wrong Reasons, New Activists Must Push for Justice

Social justice is at the center of today’s national conversation and is a special concern for millennials. Books provide perspective and guidance for the push toward a more equal nation. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-11-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Robert Justice is using fiction to shed light on the reality of wrongful convictions

‘They Can’t Take Your Name’ is the first crime novel in a planned series about the wrongs of the justice system. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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AT&T makes changes in response to activist investor push

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Publishers, you're focusing on the wrong metric for push notifications

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Lionel Shriver is wrong. Penguin’s push for diversity will translate into better books

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The Activist Push To Force Silicon Valley To Move Faster On Diversity

A look inside the organizations advocating for the non-dominant voices in technology.Silicon Valley is a world of mirrors and myths. Every company has a creation story; most have an eccentric leader; some have had entire books written about them. The most pervasive myth out there, however, is... Continue reading at Fast Company

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'Run, Brother, Run' author David Berg discusses his brother's murder – a crime made famous for the wrong reasons

Berg's memoir chronicles the death of his brother and the aftereffects of the crime. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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'Don’t ask what’s wrong with the reader, what's wrong with the books?': writing for readers with dyslexia

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How Did AT&T’s $100 Billion Time Warner Deal Go So Wrong?

At Time Warner, executives saw AT&T as just a “big phone company from Texas.” At AT&T, they thought Hollywood would play by their rules. That combination led to strategic miscalculation unrivaled in recent corporate history. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Four Ukrainian Writers on Literature, Solidarity, and the Future of Justice

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An inclusive look at women’s history, beyond White activists

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Printing fake news, this editor helped push America into World War I

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Thin-skinned Jordan Peterson is wrong about everything but right about Twitter | Arwa Mahdawi

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