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Multiplier Effect

The Ryan Budget Is an Affront to Economics and American History

Anthony W. Orlando | Posted 06.04.2014 | Politics
Anthony W. Orlando

Paul Ryan has issued a new proposal to cut the budget even further, to the point where most unemployment programs will be half the size that they were during the Reagan administration. This is a cruel, counterproductive path we are on, and that is not a statement of mere opinion.

Government Spending - Trick or Treat?

Nancy K. Humphreys | Posted 12.31.2013 | Business
Nancy K. Humphreys

Government spending is what our two political parties are fighting over. At the heart of this dispute is something called a "multiplier effect". Here'...

Is the Antidote to Burnout Actually Harder Work?

Liz Wiseman | Posted 12.07.2013 | Women
Liz Wiseman

We face a problem of abundance -- too much information, too much to do and too many growing demands on our finite time. Much of the technology that promised to make our lives easier is actually leaving us overwhelmed, exhausted and feeling burnt out.

Are Our Education Leaders Wasting Our Most Vital Resources?

Liz Wiseman | Posted 08.13.2013 | Impact
Liz Wiseman

Our schools must now solve problems for which they were not built. But instead of looking to our nation's capital for leadership, we should be asking if we have the right leadership in each of our schools.

Why Can't We Be the Job Creators?

Cenk Uygur | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cenk Uygur

How about instead of giving the money to the rich and hoping that they create jobs, we just create the jobs! Imagine what we could build and how much good we could do if we just hire people directly.