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The Revolution

There is an article in the October Smithsonian entitled “What ever happened to the Russian Revolution?” by Ian Frazier. It is a question that I have only starting asking myself over the last two years. 742 more words


Strategies for Managing Team-Based Research

By Howard Aldrich and Akram Al-turk

The scientific community celebrates individual achievements by conferring prestige and honors on scientists who win out in the competitive game of being the first to publish innovative research. 988 more words

Professional Development

Bolivar, Romeo, Partagas, Tharp.

Just the other day, I received Chicago’s Museum of Contemporary Art’s schedule for the rest of this year and the beginning of 2018.  All events will be staged at the Edlis Neeson Theater (as opposed to the elitist spelling “Theatre”).   595 more words


Trump’s Reform Plan Is All About Cutting Taxes—For Trump

President Donald Trump seeks to sell his tax plan to a skeptical public by presenting it as an effort to “unrig” the tax code. 735 more words

Donald Trump

Why Renegotiating the Paris Agreement Would Be a Total Waste of Time

Last week, The Wall Street Journal reported that President Trump was looking for a way to avoid withdrawing from the Paris climate accord. This blockbuster story quickly fizzled when top White House advisor Gary Cohn rebuffed it. 686 more words


Toromont Industries Ltd. Bulks Up With Hewitt Group Buy.

Major Canadian Caterpillar dealer Toromont Industries Ltd (TSE: TIH CN) recently announced a deal to acquire Hewitt Group, a large Caterpillar dealer with 45 branches across Eastern Canada and approximately 2,000 employees. 69 more words


#HealthAlert -- Do Not Get Flu Shot

Last winter, the U.S. flu vaccine was only 42% effective. It was almost completely ineffective in seniors. And they are the ones who need it most. 328 more words