The reaction of the Iranian political establishment in regards to the shootings and bombings in Paris has been intriguing and contradicting.
If the full extent of the budgetary problems are not well understood, how can we be in a position to address the problems?
Last time we checked, global warming and climate change still exist for the same reasons as before. Sustained public pressure will now be needed to force politicians to take the next critical actions on climate.
Last week United Health Care, the country's largest health insurance company, announced that it was considering leaving the health care exchanges set up under the Affordable Care Act. Naturally, the prospect of UHC leaving the exchanges delighted foes of Obamacare.
While all kept campaign promises are alike, each broken promise is broken in its own way. Campaign vows that are kept are often politically or administratively easy to fulfill. But failed promises fail for a host of reasons.
One of the dominant ideologies that now surrounds Black Friday seems to be both loud and clear: Our value as human beings is often dictated by our capacity to produce and consume.
Last week, I attended the Next Economy conference. A lot was shared about how work is changing from folk at the frontline of the change. Speakers like...
Despite the predictable flurry of presidential election cycle side-issues, recent polls confirm that Americans remain focused primarily on two: national security and the economy.
Today, the literature is clear -- an economy with fewer big players does a good job of funneling wealth into few hands, but the best path to the most jobs and the most wealth for the most people is directly correlated with the density and diversity of local ownership per capita.
Talking to Frydman is a bit like entering a fascinating meditation on the limits of knowledge and the nature of truth. Having lived through the failure of centralized planning in communist Poland, he is particularly sensitive to the hubris of believing that the future can be exactly mapped.
Gobbledygook! Gobbledygook, I say! What other word could describe the 4 paragraphs of economic nonsense that led off yesterday'...
The only solution is for each of us to pull our money from publicly traded stocks and bonds. It's not that the companies or the people who work for them are bad, but that the trading system is being manipulated by a few people who are driven to make as much money as they can in the shortest time possible.
For over thirty years we've treated something as fact which is actually false. Economists we trusted to know better didn't, and so people have suffered and continue to suffer. This pernicious economic myth is the idea that a rising yacht lifts all tides, or as more popularly described, "trickle-down economics."
The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) increased 0.2 percent in October on a seasonally adjusted basis, the U.S. Bureau of Labor S...
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Democrats regularly challenge Republican economic policies on grounds of fairness but fail to provide an explanation of how to move the economy forward and create prosperity. Finally, that is beginning to change.