WHP Alum Becca Hurowitz (Pittsburgh 18)
What’s love got to do with it? When it comes to power – whether it’s held by a person, a group, or a country – the answer is: a lot. In fact, the secret to influence may come down to the power of love. As alum of the Wexner Heritage Program, we have all learned that there are many different ways to exercise leadership and different strategies work for different
I write these words in the aftermath of the U.S. elections, as we await the “transfer of power” from one administration to the next. The fact that the customary concession of the losing candidate has been absent from this year’s process has caused a sudden awakening to a startling reality: the transition of power – and the nature of that power to begin with – relies upon the collective imagination.
Judaism was founded as an alternative to the worship of power. That’s what Chief Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks, alav hashalom, taught on Lech Lecha. “I want you, says God to Abraham, to be different. Not for the sake of being different, but for the sake of starting something new: a religion that will not worship power and the symbols of power – for that is what idols really were and
Rarely in the U.S. has the power dynamic felt more pronounced. Over the last year, while the workforce at-large has suffered, the nonprofit sector, the third largest industry in the U.S. that provides such offerings as health care and social services, has experienced severe losses. While not often thought of in the same breath as retail and manufacturing, nonprofit organizations employ 12.5 million U.S. workers and provide over $1 trillion
A widely accepted premise is that the State holds a monopoly of sorts on the legal use of force, which it yields through its agencies in various fields. The exercise of the State’s power in its most direct form is carried out by its defense and security organizations – its army, police, correctional system, intelligence bodies and additional security forces under its authority. The scope, control and monitoring of the