America's greatest innovators come from all states, not just from Silicon Valley. They can be students in Boise, a farmer in McMullen or a single parent in Anchorage. Unfortunately, securing the resources they need is often a daunting task.
Bank and credit union examiners are especially scrutinizing the quality of financial institutions' assets and their sensitivity to market risk, according to a recent survey of institutions that have recently undergone routine federal examinations.
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Big-game hunting leaves us troubled, I surmise, because it summons us to think of its sordid past. Big-game hunting no longer serves any social utility. Perhaps big-game hunting will vanish from the modern world, through the force of social criticism if not by positive legislative enactment.
Although a variety of suggestions have been proposed to save the island from default, here are four reasons a clearly articulated, multi-year transition to independence is the only long-term viable solution for Puerto Rico.
Although the phrase "military-civilian divide" has been around since the Vietnam War, it is seeing a lot more press lately. Journalists, scholars, and commentators are analyzing the widening gap of understanding between the public and our shrinking military population.
I recently spoke with Ba Aliou Coulibaly to learn more about Mauritania's fishy politics, the links between national and international corruption, and transparency in the fisheries sector.
My greatest strength is my passionate commitment to helping people -- and I feel so strongly that I had a lot of opportunities and that there are people, particularly women, who are just as talented and hardworking, but who haven't had the same chances that I had.
If we hope to prevent violent crime in the US, we cannot constantly blame our problems on newcomers to our nation.
The basis of the China Communist Party's hold on power since Deng is based on persuading the public to trade political say for prosperity. That has worked for several decades, which have seen dramatic economic growth. But change is on the horizon.
When did invisible social media become the indivisible job deciderer? I thought a resume, experience and references made me an attractive candidate. I had no idea that my popularity in the ethosphere impacted how well I might perform for an employer in the real world.
Puerto Rico is on its way to one of the largest debt defaults in history, right up there with Greece and Argentina. Economic stagnation, or contraction, is not merely a result of an economic cycle but of major long term problems that make the island uncompetitive. But is there a way out?
The Arab Spring and the crisis facing Iraq resulting from ISIS's epidemic, serve to demonstrate that political stability and economic prosperity can only be effectively brought together by virtue of a depoliticized Rule of Law and for such Rule of Law to gradually become a common underlying feature of Iraqi culture.
Under the weight of great expectations and the glare of television cameras, delegates gathered last week for the Third International Conference on Fin...
The U.S. Senate recently pointed the way forward for the U.S. Surface Transportation Board (STB) on the issue of ensuring sufficient revenue at freight railroads to pour back into the nation's infrastructure.
The U.S. Surface Transportation Board (STB) is weighing whether to cap freight railroad revenue, which could result in far less investment in the privately owned and maintained national freight rail system.