We come together as Americans when confronting common disasters and common threats, such as occurred in Boston on Monday, but we continue to split apart economically.
Two bombs — in two different locations — detonated at the finish line of the Boston Marathon on Monday, killing three people, including an 8-year-old. At least 100 people are injured – including up to 10 with amputated limbs. Google has established a person…
The biggest economic debate is between Keynesians (who want more government spending and lower interest rates in order to fuel demand) and supply-side “austerics” (who want lower taxes on the wealthy and on corporations to boost incentives to hire and invest, and who see government deficits crowding out private investment).
John Boehner, Speaker of the House, revealed why it’s politically naive for the President to offer up cuts in Social Security in the hope of getting Republicans to close some tax loopholes for the rich. “If the President believes these modest entitlement savings are needed to help shore up these programs, there’s no reason they should be held hostage for more tax hikes,” Boehner said in a statement released Friday.
NEW YORK, N.Y.—The public holds a nuanced view of what corporations should and shouldn’t do regarding their public participation in political and social issues, according to a study released this week by Global Strategy Group (GSG). Amidst a growing trend of corporations and their CEOs taking positions on issues such as Obamacare, same-sex marriage and the national debt, GSG’s study finds Americans have clear reservations about corporations straying too far into politics – resulting in significant implications for corporate reputation.
We’re still legislating and regulating private morality, while at the same time ignoring the much larger crisis of public morality in America.
Prominent Democrats — including the President and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi — are openly suggesting that Medicare be means-tested and Social Security payments be reduced by applying a lower adjustment for inflation.
Two days after September 11, 2001, Tomas Young joined the Army but he was shot after serving only five days in Iraq in 2004. His wounds left him paralyzed, his health has declined, and he is now dying under hospice…
WASHINGTON, D.C. – State governments could save as much as $73 billion cumulatively over the next ten years if the federal government were to negotiate Medicare prescription drug prices, according to the Center for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR).
Efforts to drastically slash automobile emissions and fuel use within 40 years don’t stand a chance without subsidies, technology improvements and more stringent government standards, according to a report by a panel of experts released Monday.