he president likes to talk a good game. He continues to propose these new plans that he claims will strengthen the American economy, reduce our debt and give the middle class a boost. But what he fails to do is consider the fiscal consequences these plans carry.
Instead of spending their mega-fortunes on luxury hiding places to escape the mob, better to use that money to improve the conditions that have the populace thinking about tar and feathers or worse.
Hillary Clinton served on the board of directors of Walmart from 1986 to 1992. She is among the thousands of prominent and successful individuals who have sat on the boards of major corporations. The reason that the rest of us should care about corporate directors is that these are the people who determine the pay of corporate CEOs.
You know the old expression "Be careful what you wish for; it may actually come true"? Well, somewhere there are a bunch of early-1980s economists who may now be regretting what they wished for 35 years ago.
Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Gocomics.com "whether an event is caused by climate change ... is the wrong ques...
The euphemism is the "share" economy. A more accurate term would be the "share-the-scraps" economy. New software technologies are allowing almost any job to be divided up into discrete tasks that can be parceled out to workers when they're needed, with pay determined by demand for that particular job at that particular moment.
Scapegoating the EU for not pardoning or easing terms on debt, accusing minorities of tax fraud and ramping up government expenses are surely not part of the road to resolution.
In her confirmation hearing this week to become the next U.S. attorney general, Loretta Lynch said that "no individual is too big to jail" and "no one is above the law." But, at least in one recent case in which Lynch was a key player, this may not be accurate.
The film explores how Frank overcame the challenges of being closeted to become a leading voice for LGBT rights. "For me," Frank says in the film, "it's been a disparity between a very satisfying public career and a private life in turmoil."
I have long been a fan of movies and the numerous things they have been able to do for people over the past century. They entertain us, they bring us together and they inspire us.
The year 2015 may yet produce solid returns for investors in US stocks. However, it's looking more and more likely that TINA ("There Is No Alternative"), more than any other factor, will be responsible rather than strong earnings growth.
We must not allow this new "Freecoin" to be owned or bought and sold with real money. For the moment that a currency becomes interest-bearing and is subject to transaction and storage charges, it becomes a tradable commodity itself and it loses its equalizing value.
This is not Zimbabwe. It is Detroit. Yet, you'd never know there was a problem this big in our own backyard because there's hardly anything at all in the media on the subject. And, why should there be? It's only the single-greatest economic collapse in American history.
There are side effects to time outdoors: an increased sense of awe, community, experience, connection and even the occasional life-changing experience.
As New York shakes off another dose of the climate change reality dealt by winter storm Juno, many are beginning to re-appreciate the forces of Nature and the power of public policy.
Excepts From My Latest TED Talk WATCH We have an extraordinary potential for goodness but also an immense power to do harm. Any tool can be used...