Economics

Would Mutual Aid Societies Revive Healthcare AND Community?

Would Mutual Aid Societies Revive Healthcare AND Community?

Interest in mutual aid societies is experiencing a revival in the U.S.
 

Ignored: Poor Whites

Ignored: Poor Whites

The numbers are staggering.

Millennials Aren’t Kidding About Their Declining Income

Millennials Aren’t Kidding About Their Declining Income

"Pensioners by comparison have seen income soar."

Apprenticeships Are Not a Sign of Failure

Apprenticeships Are Not a Sign of Failure

There’s a clear message given to almost every high school student these days: go to college or you’ll be a failure.

It Shouldn't Matter Who the President Is
2015: the year when Italy’s demographic malaise became apparent

2015: the year when Italy’s demographic malaise became apparent

Can a country's values and way of life survive without children?

Economics Education is Returning to Schools

Economics Education is Returning to Schools

Some American schools are recognizing students’ financial literacy problem and are setting out to remedy it.

Want to See Life as a Perpetual Victim? There’s an App for That!!

Want to See Life as a Perpetual Victim? There’s an App for That!!

It’s a common conundrum at the end of a meal at a restaurant:  How to split the bill fairly?

Can Religion Help Rejuvenate the Black Community?

Can Religion Help Rejuvenate the Black Community?

By sidelining religion, have we unintentionally contributed to other economic, social, and political problems which plague American life?

The Average American Today Is Richer than John D. Rockefeller
Do Millennials Take Employment for Granted?

Do Millennials Take Employment for Granted?

Is it time that Americans of all ages begin recognizing that the good life doesn’t come to a person without a lot of blood, sweat, and tears?

Is Organic Food Just a Waste of Money?

Is Organic Food Just a Waste of Money?

A new study finds that organics have more nutrients, but...

Meme Cleverly Shows the Common Enemy of the Rich AND Poor

Meme Cleverly Shows the Common Enemy of the Rich AND Poor

Regarding class warfare, there is one important thing most Americans can agree on.

Children Should Learn about TANSTAAFL

Children Should Learn about TANSTAAFL

...and they probably won't learn about it in school.

How Financial Knowledge was Taught in 1889

How Financial Knowledge was Taught in 1889

Try to do these problems without a calculator.... 

Should Schools Teach More Financial Literacy?

Should Schools Teach More Financial Literacy?

"Nearly a third of young people… say they are too scared to look at their bank balance."

Brave New World: Do you remember this theme?

Brave New World: Do you remember this theme?

It's not all sex and soma in Aldous Huxley's dystopia. 

Why Aren't Apprenticeships More Popular?

Why Aren't Apprenticeships More Popular?

While it’s true that apprenticeships are growing in popularity, there’s still something holding them back from becoming mainstream.

Fewer Americans Think College is Necessary for a Middle Class Life

Fewer Americans Think College is Necessary for a Middle Class Life

Could apprenticeship interest be driving this trend?

What is Socialism?

What is Socialism?

It seems a lot of people actually don’t know. 

5 Habits That Propelled Rockefeller to Fame and Fortune
Harvard Professor: Discrimination Not the Cause of ‘Gender Pay Gap’

Harvard Professor: Discrimination Not the Cause of ‘Gender Pay Gap’

More evidence that men and women are naturally different?

15 Stats That Show Americans Are Drowning in 'Stuff'

15 Stats That Show Americans Are Drowning in 'Stuff'

Do Americans simply have too many possessions?

Another Lesson from Rome: Taxation, Bureaucracy, and the Rich vs. Poor

Another Lesson from Rome: Taxation, Bureaucracy, and the Rich vs. Poor

Despite Emperor Diocletian's reforms, problems persisted that lead to further decline.

Tech Exec: Digital Companies Need Liberal Arts Majors

Tech Exec: Digital Companies Need Liberal Arts Majors

"What can't be replaced in any organization imaginable in the future is precisely what seems overlooked today: liberal arts skills."

More Companies Recognizing That College Degrees are Unnecessary

More Companies Recognizing That College Degrees are Unnecessary

Is it time to recognize that a college degree does not necessarily guarantee a good employee?

So, all government is an example of socialism?

So, all government is an example of socialism?

You can't have your cake and eat it too. 

What do the yellow-ish countries have in common?

What do the yellow-ish countries have in common?

Transparency Institute released its international Corruption Perceptions Index.

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