SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. (MarketWatch) — Yes, tax the Super Rich. Tax them now. Before the other 99% rise up, trigger a new American Revolution, a meltdown and the Great Depression 2. Revolutions build over long periods — to critical mass, a flash point. Then they ignite suddenly, unpredictably. Like Egypt, started on a young Google executive’s ..read more..
So here we are pouring shiploads of cash into yet another war, this time in Libya, while simultaneously demolishing school budgets, closing libraries, laying off teachers and police officers, and generally letting the bottom fall out of the quality of life here at home. Welcome to America in the second decade of the 21st century. An army of long-ter ..read more..
The connection among rising prices, hunger, and violent civic unrest seems intuitively logical. But there was more to Tunisia’s food protests than the logic of the pocketbook. The psychological element — a sense of injustice that arises between seeing food prices rise and pouring a Molotov cocktail — is more important. Last week’s mass protests in ..read more..
Doug VanDagens, director of connected services solutions for Ford Motor Co., left, talks to Ford employee Dave Hatton at one of Ford’s product development sync labs in Dearborn, Michigan. “We have a whole slew of job postings out there currently,” VanDagens says. Photographer: Jeff Kowalsky/Bloomberg With a burgeoning number of technology job op ..read more..