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Reflections on Wall Street and Donald Trump

Jeff Berger —

Last month, when members of Donald Trump’s business advisory councils—the Strategy & Policy Forum and the Manufacturing Council—started leaving the councils and he finally abandoned them altogether, it reminded me of a theme in my life and in the lives of most Americans. 1,064 more words

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Dreamers- Liars and Bad Economics - by Paul Krugman

“But in any case, adding “and besides, they’re stealing our jobs” undercuts the whole pretense.

Furthermore, the claim was, as I said, junk economics. The idea that there are a fixed number of jobs, so that if a foreign-born worker takes a job he or she takes it away from a native-born worker, is completely at odds with everything we know about how the economy works. 532 more words

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The New Faces of the Inner City Classroom

Like most teachers, I look forward to the new year. But I sometimes dread looking into the eyes of the new faces in my inner city classroom. 538 more words

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That Fight is Ours Too...

Politics in the United States is not the obvious place to look for inspiration at the moment however Senator Elizabeth Warren’s book “This Fight is Our Fight: The Battle to Save Working People” is like a shaft of light in  a dark cave. 1,127 more words

Seldon on Love and Freelancing

Sensei Tyra Seldon asks, “Can love be the guiding force of your business?” [1]

She had me at “love”.

When we think of passion, compassion, and even love, we may associate these words with romantic or familial relationships.

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Bankrupt City Shimmers with Hope for Its Future

It’s been almost a year since I moved to Detroit, Michigan, much to the chagrin of family and friends in Denver, Colorado. “Didn’t Detroit file bankruptcy?” Or “But the crime rate is so high,” were common responses I got when I told others of my plans. 486 more words

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Enough is enough, also in tourism

Like in places all over the world the increase of tourism in Spain doesn’t seem to be unlimited. During the crisis people didn’t mind where the money came from, it just had to come. 523 more words

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