Is it too much to grasp that while the skyscrapers of Nairobi, Lagos and Luanda sparkle on the horizon like Oz, there is a different reality at the end of the dirt track, in the grindingly poor rural Africa that Western reporters in Land Cruisers only see when a war or famine is making headlines?
Some in Congress and in the administration want to do away with Fannie and Freddie and hand over their portfolio to the private banking industry, but without the previous requirements that banks do a certain amount of business with low-to-moderate income individuals.
Not too long ago, after thirty years of blood, sweat equity, tears and prayers, raising a family, building multiple businesses and giving back to my c...
In this exclusive feature length interview, we'll go in depth with Ms. Annis and Dr. Merron about their recent work and learn how their upcoming book, Gender Intelligence: Breakthrough Strategies for Increasing Diversity and Improving Your Bottom Line, can impact future generations.
Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Daily Climate Change: Global Map of Unusual Temperatures, May 15, 2014 How unusu...
While the seas will be rough, you don't have to feel like you bought a ticket on the Titanic. If graduates face repayment in an open way, communicating regularly with lenders, there are solutions -- although none of them get you a Get Out of Debt Free card.
Bill Clinton rescued the progressive movement from an existential threat by demonstrating that a progressive Democrat with sensible policies appropriate for their time can grow the economy, create jobs, raise incomes, reduce poverty and inequality, and restore faith in government.
A few smart sentences can change the way you think. Here are a few I read recently that got my mind twirling.
Timothy Geithner's new book about the financial crisis, Stress Test, is basically an argument that the Wall Street bailout succeeded. That's hardly surprising, given that Geithner was in charge of the bailout when Treasury Secretary, and so has an inherit interest in telling the public it succeeded.
The public's mood, despite years of attempts by most Republicans and many Democrats to placate them, is distinctly populist. And much of that populist sentiment is directed toward the financial institutions which have so badly damaged our economy.
Powerful economic ministries and leading corporations and cities must be convinced that the low-carbon path is smart economics and politics.
His state veered hard to the right on tax policy, and as a result its economy has underperformed the rest of country, and his budget is in shambles.
How unusual has the weather been? No one event is "caused" by climate change, but global warming, which is predicted to increase unusual, extreme weather, is having a daily effect on weather, worldwide.
Fear and greed are often said to be the emotional extremes that investors swing between. It can be rightly said that greed had a great deal to do with the financial crisis of 2008 and 2009.
A job should be a means to an ends. The ends should be economic survival. That relationship has been severed so that the idea of a job is not what it once was.
There's a battle royale raging in Chicago. It pits hedge funds, the Chicago financial exchanges, real estate interests and Mayor Rahm Emanuel on the one side, against public employee unions and community groups on the other.