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Big Money is Ruining Democracy. Here’s What We Can Do About It.

Our elected officials should pass laws in a special interest-free zone. But they don't. Almost every decision our local, state and federal representatives make is colored by how much money they receiv…

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The 3 Keys to Charisma

What are the secrets to charisma? Is it something you are born with or can you develop it over time? In this episode of “Ask Deepak” on The Chopra Well, Deepak Chopra outlines three key ingredient…

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Farmers Prepare to Convince Congress to Pass the Farm Bill

Farmers don't get as much credit as they deserve. Without farmers, families across the nation would not have food on their table. Since the early 1900s the federal government has helped anyone who was…

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6 Most Controversial Ballot Measures

  With such a close presidential election, many of us are focused on which candidate will be in the Oval Office this January. But that's not the only thing voters will be deciding on. Indeed, …

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He’s Got Binders Full of Women

Some things seem to take on a life of their own, especially online. Tonight, it was binders full of women. Stemming from tonight's (Oct. 16) town hall presidential debate, the quote was part of Mit…

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25 Cute Animals Speaking Out Against Animal Cruelty

North Dakota is currently one of the most lenient U.S. states when it comes to animal abuse crimes. It's one of two states where even the most extreme animal abuse cases are only considered misdemeano…

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5 Islands with Hotly Disputed Histories (Slideshow)

Recently, a dispute between China and Japan sparked fierce protests from both sides that ended with arrests, tear gas and torched cars—all because of an uninhabited island chain. In fact, the island…

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Spiritual Lessons from the Presidential Election

Lately I’ve been checking in with many of my Spirit Junkie contemporaries about their experience of the forthcoming election. Though everyone has different opinions, one common theme that kept com…

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Transforming the World Through Yoga

Why do we practice yoga? For many, yoga is a rigorous form of exercise, a challenge in stamina and flexibility. For others, it’s a way of decompressing after a long day. But at its core, yoga is …

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Arguing the Wrong Questions

If modern day politics and the increasingly large polarization that is dominating rhetoric has anything to teach, it is this:  there are no solutions to be found when we are asking the wrong questio…

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