Usually economics books have a hard time garnering readers, but a 700-page tome by French economist Thomas Piketty has suddenly topped the NYT bestseller list. 24 more words
I certainly hope we’re not paying for it?
See article: Low cost ‘taxi’ service a danger to the public, furious taxi council says by SMH. So Uber is launching a new service allowing more of a ‘ridesharing’ feature where non-taxi drivers can act as “Uber lowcost” drivers. 454 more words
Every non-democratic political activism group has had their propaganda machine. Hitler had his. Castro had his. Hussein had his. Lenin had his. Putin has his. Propaganda machines are necessary in order to convince people you are correct in your views. 987 more words
Against the backdrop of unusually severe winter weather, NAHB’s Remodeling Market Index (RMI) declined to 53 in the first quarter of 2014, from the historically high level of 57 in the two previous quarters. 213 more words
How many other states can make this claim?
Hope for the best but expect the worst. That seems to be the motto for German executives, who report brisk business at the moment but fear that the good times won’t last. 309 more words