POTUS, Congress, and Foreign Policy: Should President Obama End the ISIS Fight if Congress is Not On Board?

As Ryan Barilleaux and Jewerl Maxwell stated in Tough Times for the President, “half a century ago, Aaron Wildavsky noted in “The Two Presidencies” that presidents are more likely to get their way from Congress in foreign affairs than in domestic policy, and that deference continues to apply and appeared throughout our case studies. 584 more words

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An aspiring Entrepreneur's response to The Economist's article: Entrepreneurs Anonymous

These days, my reading filters are accentuated when I read articles about startups, entrepreneurship, founder stories and the like.  So when The Economist, my favorite weekly journal, published  2,295 more words

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Everything has already been said about whether or not banners are still an effective medium.

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Cash Hoarding Is A $2.5 Trillion Problem In Asia

Japanese and South Korean firms are the world’s biggest cash-hoarders. This hurts their economies

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