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Oath Keepers convictions shed light on the limits of free speech - and the threat posed by militias

December 1, 2022

By Amy Cooter  Middlebury Institute of International Studies (THE CONVERSATION) The verdicts in a high-profile, monthslong trial of Oath Keepers militia members were, as one defense lawyer acknowledged, “a mixed bag.” Leader Stewart Rhodes ...

How teams can achieve authenticity in their workplaces

December 1, 2022

Karen Natzel, BridgeTower Media Newswires Authenticity has the potential to be a powerful force in the work world. At its essence is an integrity that invites trustworthiness – a requisite for any healthy culture. Showing up authentically in the workplace ...

6 ways to boost your credit card rewards this holiday season

December 1, 2022

Craig Joseph, NerdWallet Get your wallet ready — it’s that time again with the holidays right around the corner. An estimated 91% of Americans will celebrate in some form this holiday season, a November report from the National Retail Federation ...

The least of Ye's troubles

December 1, 2022

James B. Astrachan, BridgeTower Media Newswires The rapper formerly known as Kanye West is in a dump truckload of trouble for, among other things, his display of a “White Lives Matter” T-shirt.  The slogan’s so-called owners are calling ...

Emboldened Biden, Dems push ban on so-called assault weapons

December 1, 2022

Polls shows just over half of voters want to see nationwide gun policy made more strict By Colleen Long, Mary Clare Jalonick  and Lindsay Whitehurst  Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — When President Joe Biden speaks about the “scourge” ...

Avoiding the 'b' word: How to make deals work amid challenging conditions

December 1, 2022

Jessica Perry, BridgeTower Media Newswires  As the end of 2022 approaches, market conditions are significantly different than they were a year ago. And while that may only stoke the urgency for some to wrap up deals, others are asking about their options. ...