The Disgrace of Unpaid Interns at For-Profit Companies

If you have been to college in the last 2o years, an internship was likely part of your valuable learning process.  Interns must be paid at for-profit companies — either by the company or the school — or else one risks abusing volunteer student work as slave labor.

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Locking Threads Letter of Support for WordPress.com Forums

There’s a bit of a tsunami taking over the WordPress.com support forums as a new policy is slowly being rolled out that new questions are locked for 30 minutes or so — so a paid staff member will have the first shot at answering the question instead of forum volunteers.  I wholly support that new policy and I’ll tell you why.

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Kevin Costner Helps through Action, Not Words

It’s all well and good when celebrities like Wycleff Jean try to make the world a better place by telling other people what to do. Talk is not just cheap, as some say — it is actually free. You can have all the brilliant notions you want and just go around telling people about them, but it won’t actually necessarily make anything happen.

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Every Day Proves Itself

Every Day Proves Itself.  That is my mantra.  Yesterday doesn’t matter.  Tomorrow never arrives.  Today, this moment, that instant — the notion of the immediate now — is the prime drive of the day.

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