Bill Press

05/28/2015 - 4:52pm

    If you want to see the face of the new Cuba, talk to Niuris Higuiera, co-owner and chef of Havana's Paladar Atelier (paladar's the name Cubans use for privately-owned restaurants).

    Higuiera's not only a top chef, the Alice Waters or...

04/16/2015 - 5:35pm

    No doubt, you were as impressed as I was to learn that McDonald's had voluntarily adopted a pay raise for employees in its fast-food restaurants. Hey, they're not so bad after all, I naively thought. What an enlightened company. What generous and...

04/08/2015 - 11:31pm

    From the beginning of recorded history, religious zealots have performed all kinds of atrocities -- from genocide to pure bigotry -- in the name of God. And the shocking fact is, they're still at it. Today, Islamic extremists in the Middle East behead...

03/26/2015 - 8:35pm

    This quote, often attributed to Abraham Lincoln, says it best: "Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak out and remove all doubt." That's especially true if you're the CEO of a big business.

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03/19/2015 - 3:30pm

    What's the punishment for treason? Life in prison without parole? Death by hanging? Maybe 47 Republican senators should have thought of that before signing an open letter to the leadership of Iran.

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03/12/2015 - 8:10pm

    It's one of the most popular comic strips of all time: "Peanuts" by Charles M. Schulz. But it wasn't all about Charlie Brown. There were Lucy, Snoopy, Violet, and, my favorite, Pig-Pen -- the little boy who couldn't stay clean. He was...

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