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  • Star of Wonder: Keshet's Interactive Talent Show Sets Israeli TV Records

    In many places in the world, Christmas Eve is traditionally the celebration of the birth of Jesus. But in Israel, a tiny country with a Jewish majority, Dec. 24 saw the birth of a different kind of star. Evyatar Korkus, a 20-year-old crooner from the...
  • Letters: Closing the wealth gap

    Letters: Closing the wealth gap
    Re "Wealth gap only getting worse," Column, Oct. 11 I agree with David Lazarus that we need a remedy to the wealth gap issue. But I cannot agree that we should raise the top marginal tax rate, which drives so many business decisions, including workforce...
  • Deep Pockets, Family Feel at Mark Burnett's One Three Media

    Mark Burnett's One Three Media is run like a family business -- albeit one with a well-heeled new member in Hearst Corp. Burnett by design has kept the company lean at its core, with about 30 full-time staffers, so as to maintain focus on quality not...
  • Universal Strives to Close Its Ever-Revolving Door

    MEMO TO: STEVE BURKE FROM: PETER BART Your sweeping changes at Universal last week reflect a recognition that two elements have been missing at the movie studio over the past two decades: a strategy and a strategist. The big question: Have you now...
  • Worldwide resilience key to our future

    DAVOS, SWITZERLAND -- The weather here is crisp and snowy, but the global outlook heading into the 43rd World Economic Forum is decidedly more overcast. With the main engine of the world economy -- the United States -- still barely limping along with...
  • Mindfulness a presence at Davos

    The World Economic Forum, held in Davos, Switzerland, each year, is typically associated with finding solutions to the big economic problems facing the world. So it was fascinating that the hottest topic at this year's conference was mindfulness -- with...
  • Archbishop Thomas Wenski

    Archbishop Thomas Wenski
    Last week: The extraordinary call of Pope Francis for prayer and fasting to avert the folly of U.S. military intervention in Syria. He called for a political — not a military solution to the humanitarian crisis that is Syria today, with two...
  • A push for more exports from the Baltimore region

    A push for more exports from the Baltimore region
    Glen Burnie food products company Allied International Corp. might have a global-infused name, but it sold nothing outside the country before 2008. Now it exports to 45 countries, accounting for nearly 20 percent of the small firm's revenue. This is...
  • Robert B. Reich: Family values and the new economy

    My mother went into paid work soon after my father's clothing store was flooded out in a hurricane, almost wiping him out. She had no choice. We needed the money. This was some two decades before a tidal wave of wives and mothers went into paid work....
  • Robert B. Reich: An economic strategy for better jobs, not just higher profits

    Jobs are returning with depressing slowness, and most of the new jobs pay less than the jobs that were lost in the Great Recession. Economic determinists assume that globalization and technological advancement necessarily condemn a large portion of the...
  • Despite changes, Venice still charms

    I've been traveling to Venice for more than 30 years. On my most recent trip to film two television shows and research my guidebook, the city felt different. While still one of Europe's most romantic and distinctive destinations, globalization and...