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What’s the Real Ask in Baltimore? And What About Tel-Aviv?

What’s the Real Ask in Baltimore? And What About Tel-Aviv? By Leonard Zwelling          The performance of the police, the crowds, the demonstrators and the mayor leaves a whole lot to be desired in Baltimore. People said things they don’t really mean and did things they will live to regret. Freddie Gray is dead and ...

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Institutional PTSD

Institutional PTSD By Leonard Zwelling http://www.vanityfair.com/news/2015/05/ptsd-war-home-sebastian-junger          This article is critical for all Americans to read. Its thesis is simple. PTSD, post-traumatic stress disorder, has nothing to do with what happens on the battlefield and everything to do with what happens once a soldier returns home. The author, Sebastian Junger, is a famous war correspondent ...

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Cheating Cheaters: Tom, Billary and Ron

Cheating Cheaters: Tom, Billary and Ron By Leonard Zwelling You should hear what they say about you (cheat, cheat) They say, they say you never, never ever been true (cheat, cheat) Wo ho, it doesn’t matter what they say I know I’m gonna love you any old way What can I do, then it’s true ...

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The Right to Offend and the Danger of Disordered Thinking

The Right to Offend and the Danger of Disordered Thinking By Leonard Zwelling          In the wake of the attack in Garland, Texas that, fortunately, only left the putatively ISIS-inspired gunmen dead, much has been made of the right to free speech, the gathering the gunmen sought to disrupt, and whether or not the gathering ...

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RED KOOL AID BLUE KOOL ON KINDLE

Red Kool Aid Blue Kool Aid: How Partisan Politics and Greed Undermined the Value of ObamaCare by Len Zwelling is now available in Kindle: http://www.amazon.com/Red-Kool-Aid-Blue-Undermined-ObamaCare-ebook/dp/B00X6SS0XW/ref=sr_1_1?s=digital-text&ie=UTF8&qid=1430914296&sr=1-1&keywords=zwelling

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The Message, The Messenger and the Mess

The Message, The Messenger and the Mess By Leonard Zwelling          It is reasonable to assume that the message of civility and peaceful civil disobedience did not penetrate fully into the community of Baltimore. But before we are too hasty in our judgment of others, let’s see what this past weekend gave us in messages ...

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Hillary, Enough. Be Gone!

Hillary, Enough. Be Gone! By Leonard Zwelling          Personally, I have had enough of crooked Presidents of stuff—corporations, academic institutions, governments. If it is possible to head off another disastrous, ethically compromised Presidency before it gets launched, I am there. And I think we have the opportunity.          While I have been an admirer of ...

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Strategy in Medicine

Strategy in Medicine By Leonard Zwelling          Michael Porter of Harvard is generally considered the guru of strategic planning in this country. We studied his theories in business school over 20 years ago and he still has great influence in the business and academic communities. He has also written a book about strategy and value ...

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