If we as Americans accept the idea that the only hope for our future rests with the rich and the multinationals, and that we must abandon the fundamental principle of equality of opportunity, then perhaps we need to take another look at the American Dream.
everyone other than President Barack Obama realizes that further fiscal stimulus is out of the question. The real policy choice is how aggressively to rein in the deficit. And even that decision is more likely to be made by foreign creditors.
The provisions of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) are still under wraps, but the general outline seems to mimic NAFTA and similar pacts that have brought political and economic turmoil to rich and poor countries alike.
Visionaries like gerontologist Ken Dychtwald warned decades ago about "train wrecks" ahead when he foresaw the implications of a society demographically dominated by the third age (age 60-plus adults). Now those warnings have turned prophetic.
The term "Impact Investing" has taken on many meanings in the past few years. I want to end the confusion and underscore that impact investing must by definition deliver impactful and compelling financial returns.
Not only is the U.S. slouching toward a double-dip, but so is Europe. New data out Tuesday show even Europe's strongest core economies slowing to a crawl. We're on the cusp of a global recession. Policymakers be warned: Austerity is the wrong medicine.
Diabetes is one of four non-communicable diseases (cancer, cardiovascular disease and chronic respiratory disease are the other three) that threaten the world's health, prosperity, economic development and progress.
It's time that we stop looking for easy answers to complex problems. We need experts, or at least expertise. America is facing some of the most complex economic, military, and political challenges it has faced in my lifetime.