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February 12th, 2016
LA 1937 Great Depression
The world can’t afford another financial crash – it could destroy capitalism as we know it By Allister Heath • telegraph.co.uk • February 10, 2016   A new economic crisis would trigger a political backlash in Britain, Europe and the United States which could drag us all down into poverty They bounce back after terrorist attacks, pick themselves up after...
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August 10th, 2015
COLUMBUS, Ohio – If there’s one thing advertisers think they know, it is that sex and violence sell. A new analysis, however, provides some of the best evidence to date that this widely accepted adage just isn’t true. Researchers analyzed the results of 53 different experiments (a so-called meta-analysis) involving nearly 8,500 people, done over 44 years. All of these...
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August 7th, 2015
On Tuesday, January 20, 2015, President Obama covered a variety of issues during his State of the Union address, but America’s College Promise stuck out to many Americans desirous of free community college. “Put simply: what I’d like to do is to see the first two years of community college free for everybody who’s willing to work for it. That’s...
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July 1st, 2015
In a dramatic but widely expected step, Greece formally defaulted on a $1.7 billion payment to the International Monetary Fund early Wednesday in Athens. Greece became the first developed country to default to the IMF, an organization of 188 nations that tries to keep the world economy stable. Greece will now be cut off from access to IMF resources until...
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June 18th, 2015
Will it be Susan B. Anthony or Harriet Tubman? Eleanor Roosevelt or Rosa Parks? Or another important woman from American history? These will be among the names the nation ponders after the Obama administration’s announcement late Wednesday that a woman will be featured on the $10 bill, the first time in well over a century that a female portrait will grace...
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April 1st, 2015
According to the US Census Bureau, one in every seven Americans lives in poverty. But there are some very simple steps to reduce this rate… dramatically. Robert Rector, a senior Research Fellow at The Heritage Foundation, says there are 3 Golden Rules to avoid poverty:         Graduate from high school         Marry before having children         Get a job Actually,...
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April 1st, 2015
 George Washington would roll over in his grave — bumping into his fellow Founding Fathers — if he knew the scope of America’s public debt. Among the values shared by America’s first leaders was an absolute fear of debt, given the pain and misery that followed it. As America celebrates another birthday, their convictions should be studied again. John Adams,...
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April 1st, 2015
A recent poll by the Ventura, Calif.-based Barna Group found 4 in 10 Americans – and 77 percent of evangelical Christians – believe the “world is now living in the biblical end times.” With the rise of ISIS, America’s tepid support of Israel, the moral decay of our nation and most of Western society, threats of economic collapse, there are...
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March 26th, 2015
A new and mind-opening book shows it’s anything but “the dismal science.” Every day the Chinese go to work, Americans get a raise: Chinese workers, many earning each day about what Americans spend on a Starbucks latte, produce apparel, appliances, and other stuff cheaply, thereby enlarging Americans’ disposable income. Americans similarly get a raise when they shop at the stores...
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March 11th, 2015
Gary Chapman, Paul White and Harold Myra have written a modern fable called Sync or Swim (2014). It illustrates how to change a toxic work environment to a positive work environment, using the five love languages of relationship from Chapman’s book The Five Love Languages, and insights from their 2013 jointly authored book Rising Above A Toxic Workplace. They dedicate...
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