During the confirmation hearings for Rep. Tom Price's appointment as HHS Secretary, Bernie Sanders took aim at Price's claim that America is fundamentally compassionate. "In terms of our relationship with poor and working people, our record is worse than virtually any other country on earth," Sanders said. Sen.
In 2006, exploration in Brazil's Campos Basin discovered pre-salt, an ultra-deep geological layer known to harbor high-grade oil. The announcement was greeted with euphoria. Politicians said the discovery would launch a new era for the country. Now, ten years later, the country is in an economic and political crisis.
Fake news has been a hot topic recently. All sides of the political sound and fury surrounding the recent presidential election have leveled charges and counter-charges against their opponents in this regard.
In 2013, those with a degree and debt earn about the same amount as people in 1989 who didn't have a degree. While college degrees still make sense for many, there's no denying that Millenials are getting hosed on tuition.
Taking on a long-term partner presents a high risk to the average Millennial. A whimsical job market may require him to move across the country at any time. Throw a partner into the mix, and now this couple must choose which of them gets to ascend the career ladder faster.
Voters remembered the hollow promises that if you liked your insurance you could keep it, and that medical costs would fall. Down the election home stretch, voters saw insurers pulling out of healthcare markets all over the county, skyrocketing out-of-pocket costs (deductibles and co-insurance), and steep insurance premium price rises.
President Obama gave his farewell speech last night, orating for more than 50 minutes. As noted by the Washington Examiner, his remarks were "longer than the good-bye speeches of Ronald Reagan, Bill Clinton and George W. Bush combined." But this wasn't because he had a lengthy list of accomplishments.
Give Greek politicians credit for a perverse form of perseverance. They're doing everything they can to squeeze even more money from oppressed taxpayers. They're even spying on social media to see if people have lifestyles that seem extravagant compared to the income they report to tax police.
While my colleagues are stuck in the cold of Washington for inauguration week, I'm enjoying a few days in the Caribbean. More specifically, I'm sharing my views today on Trump and the global economy at the annual Business Outlook Conference in the British Virgin Islands. Yes, another example of the sacrifices I make in the...
Protests have erupted in Mexico in response to rising gasoline prices, which many believe will lead to higher prices in general. This all comes at a time of growing fears over a possible recession in Mexico in 2017.
Twenty-one U.S. states filed suit on Sept. 20 to overturn the Obama administration's new overtime rule, which requires employers to pay white-collar workers overtime if they earn less than $47,476 annually, instead of less than the current level of $23,660. (Manual workers generally have to be paid overtime at all earnings levels.)
You know those satellite photos of North Korea at night, where all the surrounding countries are lit up, but the communist country is pitch black - except for a sprinkling of tiny lights in the government capital?
While still mourning the loss of her 20-year old son to a drunk driver, Deborah and the rest of the Tatum family decided they needed to act quickly and do whatever they could to prevent drunk drivers from getting behind the wheel. This is what ultimately led the family to become such avid supporters of the ridesharing industry.