Economic Development and Community Coherence

Posted August 25, 2019
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When most economists talk about economic development, they discuss macroeconomic indicators such as annual GDP growth, nationwide employment statistics, and international trade deficits or surpluses. While all of these facets of macroeconomic policies certainly do affect the lives and livelihoods of small communities and their members, small businesses continue to play an extremely important part […]

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Social Sports and their Contribution to Community Coherency

Posted April 9, 2019
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Most of us know that we get far less exercise than what doctors and fitness professionals recommend. Our busy work and school lives are mostly sedentary, and by the time we are free, most people would rather spend the time at home rather than walking on a treadmill at the local gym. Lack of exercise […]

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Job vs. Vocation

Posted May 27, 2018
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The Challenge to Find Your True Purpose and Passion According to a Gallup survey released in late 2017, 85% of Americans hate their jobs. This is a sad reality. It is unfortunate that the vast majority of our time, (with the exception being vacations and holidays) effort and energy is devoted to a work space […]

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A Reason for Hope

Posted May 23, 2018
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The Case of New Jersey’s Homeless In the age of Information Technology, not only has the frequency of technological advances increased rapidly but levels of wealth have grown exponentially. On the other hand, a quick drive through major cities within the United States you’ll discover an influx of homelessness. Due to this reality, one can […]

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Beyond Reading, Writing and Arithmetic

Posted March 22, 2018
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The Case for the Community Arts Programs Formal education is often seen as nothing more than preparation for the workplace. Instead of helping children to bring out their interior gifts and discover the wonder of trying out those gifts in the wider world, education has been reduced to a stepping-stone towards an ever-increasing competitive job […]

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