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Nobel Prize winning economist Joseph Stiglitz warns of gated communities, deep insecurities, and political extremism
In an interview with AlterNet’s Lynn Parramore (link here), Joseph E. Stiglitz — Nobel Prize winning economist and author of the newly published The Price of Inequality: How Today’s Divided Society Endangers Our Future (2012) — urges that massive economic inequality in America threatens the nation’s very core.
One of the most disturbing stories about a teen suicide linked to bullying comes from Otsu, Japan, where a 13-year-old boy was savagely bullied by both classmates and teachers before taking his life. The death occurred in October, but the story has just gone public.
Akiko Fujita reports for ABC News (link here):
This piece is especially for fellow academicians and others who find that work-life balance often turns into an anxious work-life blend.
At the recent “Work and Well-Being 2012″ conference in Chicago (sponsored by the Psychologically Healthy Workplace Program of the American Psychological Association), Larissa Barber, an organizational psychology professor at Northern Illinois University, gave a thought-provoking talk on work-life balance.