An economic system that forces people to sell their labor in order to survive is not sustainable. Here's why.
The Economic Times highlights a Duke University/CFO magazine study today and the news is not good. CFOs around the world expect the recession to last well into 2010. Surveyors reported […]
Though the full economic impact will not be known for many fiscal years to come, new studies and anecdotal evidence indicate that immigrants are increasingly returning to their home countries […]
Could a fixation on the language of depression economics actually precipitate a worse economic slump? The Times speculates that a eye toward past downturns could increase our complacency with the […]
The first day of Hillary Clinton’s first overseas trip as Secretary of State also happened to coincide with the 67th birthday of North Korea’s “Dear Leader” Kim Jong-il. The Democratic […]
The mortgage crisis, for most of us, was the moment we realized the security of our housing system was in serious jeopardy. Since then, the failure of banks and the […]
Coming on the heels of Joe Biden’s applause-worthy speech to Munich last week, where he assured European leaders and security officials “strong partnerships to meet common challenges” and promised “to […]
Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner’s announcement yesterday of a non-plan of action on a new banking bailout invited not only immediate criticism, but also its first counter-proposal. Hot off the presses, […]
Journalism has always wrestled with the tension between finding fresh, new angles on stories and perpetuating falsehoods and fantasies, though never more so than amidst the click-driven insanity of its […]
The way we use information is about to change. We have spent the last 40 years using computers to recreate our old 19th-century paper documents, and now we have a mess on our hands.