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Incentives

Incentive programs make up a huge part of worker’s remuneration schemes in the modern economy. Workers on incentive schemes generally get a base salary, then extra pay on top if they do certain things. 655 more words

The Greatest Generation

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Tom Brokaw popularized the term the Greatest Generation from the title of a book he authored.  It covers the accomplishments of that generation of American’s who lived through the great depression and fought in World War II, and moved on to create a country of affluency in the 1950’s and beyond. 542 more words

Pictures At An Exhibition

Sorry, Модест Петрович Мусоргский.

Government

“That government is best which governs least.” Hogwash.

Attributable at times to Thomas Paine, Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, Napoleon’s valet, the quote has no identifiable father, for one obvious reason: It’s wrong.

According to the World Happiness Report—there is such a thing at the U.N.—happiness, like gross national product, can be (crudely) measured by survey.  871 more words

Economics

Snakebites 226: 2016 - Year in Review

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00:28 – Catching up. We address all the people dying.
07:57 – A whole shitpile of young adults are still living at home, but the economy is fine. 176 more words

Liberty

2016: Two steps forward, one step back

2016. If you’re a Leicester City fan who voted for the UK to leave the EU and are enjoying the Trump hysteria over in America, it’s probably not been a bad year for you. 994 more words

Climate Change