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In recent years, Thanksgiving in the United States has taken on a distinctive chiaroscuro (blending of light and dark). Replacing, or at least balancing, the heartwarming scenes of smiling, homogenous faces at a dinner table awash in extravagant abundance and good will, is a new awareness — a questioning of what exactly we Americans should be thankful for. Freedom From Want, Norman Rockwell For some, this new wakefulness extends deep into our history — as far back as 1492, when Columbus first visited the “New World”. In his landmark essay, The Rediscovery of North America, Barry Lopez offers a graphic…
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Laurie Lane-Zucker is Founder and CEO of Impact Entrepreneur, LLC, an impact economy business that hosts the Impact Entrepreneur Network — a large, global network of “systems-minded” entrepreneurs, investors and scholars of social and environmental innovation — and publishes Impact Entrepreneur Magazine. For over 30 years, Laurie has been a ... Read more
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