July 21, 2019

Risk of taking pictures conflict with Iran grows after many years of financial warfare by the US

Many are worried about the risk of war between the U.S. and Iran. But the truth is, the U.S. has been fighting with Iran for decades in an economic war waged via sanctions – which is about to get a lot worse.
July 21, 2019

Male nonprofit CEOs earn extra – however the issue runs deeper than a easy gender pay hole

Although about three out of every four Americans working for nonprofits are women, men hold a disproportional share of the highest-paid nonprofit jobs.
July 21, 2019

Why states and cities ought to cease handing out billions in financial incentives to firms

U.S. states and cities hand out tens of billions in taxpayer dollars every year to companies as economic incentives.
July 21, 2019

US poverty statistics ignore thousands and thousands of struggling Americans

Who counts as poor in the U.S. today?Measuring the share of the population that experiences poverty is important to understanding and monitoring how the country’s economy is doing. It also informs the administration of safety net programs, such as Medicaid and food stamps.
July 21, 2019

Men do see the mess – they only aren’t judged for it the best way girls are

On a typical day, men spend a third as much time cleaning as women. Does that make women beacons of cleanliness, while men are genetically unable to see the messiness in their midst?
July 21, 2019

The ‘giant sucking sound’ of NAFTA: Ross Perot was ridiculed as alarmist in 1992 however his warning turned out to be prescient

H. Ross Perot famously had a way with words that galvanized ordinary Americans and helped him become the most successful third-party candidate since 1912.
July 21, 2019

Corporate boards are purported to oversee corporations however typically flip a blind eye

A lot of giant companies are getting into big trouble these days.When Boeing 737 Max aircraft crashed in Indonesia and Ethiopia, killing a total of 346 people in October 2018 and March 2019, the disasters raised serious questions about the safety of the aviation leader’s anti-stall system.
July 21, 2019

Thanks, ‘Avengers: Endgame,’ for reminding us why inflation issues

Marvel recently re-released the final film in its “Avengers” series with extra footage and a post-credit tribute in hopes of breaking the worldwide record for top-grossing movie of all time.
July 21, 2019

How immigrants give American corporations a robust enhance in opposition to Chinese rivals

The ongoing trade war is the most visible front in America’s struggle with China for global influence. Oddly, it may be immigration policy, as much as tariffs and trade deals, that determines which country prevails.
July 21, 2019

Amazon, Google and Facebook warrant antitrust scrutiny for a lot of causes – not simply because they’re massive

There’s a growing chorus of U.S. politicians, antitrust scholars and consumer watchdogs calling for stricter antitrust treatment of Amazon, Google, Facebook and other tech giants. Some even say they should be broken up.