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In Maine, Land From Burt's Bees Co-Founder Is Declared A National Monument
Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 1:09pm

Roxanne Quimby donated nearly 88,000 acres of land — once used to harvest timber for paper mills — to the federal government. Now it's the Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument.

Nate Parker's Past, His Present, And The Future of 'Birth Of A Nation': Episode 14
Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 10:52am

News of a 1999 rape case against Nate Parker raises some age-old questions about culture. Can art be separated from its creator? What moral obligations, if any, do the consumers of culture bear?

Corporate Ethics In The Era Of Millennials
Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 9:33am

Although each generation bemoans the faults of those following, it may be time to give millennials credit where credit is due: They are forcing business to do good, says guest blogger Paul A. Argenti.

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