Put the fox in charge of the henhouse. Actually, the fox only pays the guards of the henhouse, but still … would you want to be one of those hens?
If you want to keep your savings safe, you might consider gold, until you see it’s price is not reliable but manipulated by the biggest banks.
While many high up in the aid business disagree, one experienced wannabe helper cries out for what makes a difference: good “social software”.
US taxes bankroll the salaries of wealthy CEOs instead of supporting livable wages for struggling workers or a Citizen’s Dividend for everyone.
Though the Chinese news media are replete with stories about pollution, connecting the dots between dirty air and the rising cancer rate is risky.
We humans do the funniest things, especially when we’re sheltered from suffering any downside due to our decisions.
You hear theories about conspiracies but you never know what to believe, especially after some theories turn out to the truth.
If a poor, oil-rich Muslim country really threatens America, is a US attack really the best response? Or would something more legal be better?
Utah moved 2000 of 2500 homeless people off the street, putting the state on track to eradicate homelessness altogether by 2015. How’d they do it?
Handprints in ancient cave art most often belonged to women. Were they the signatures of the artists or something else mysterious to moderns?
The San Francisco area, the richest area in America, also lets homeless freeze, cheers counter-productive protest, and crams techies into tiny spaces … until it finally geonomizes.
Passengers might already pay a lot to fly but they’re not paying enough to pollute, so shouldn’t ticket prices go up? And perhaps taxes on income go down?
Economists love to crunch numbers but when the answer is unwanted, it’s out with the good data and in with the bad — no way to run a “science”.
A Seattle Times columnist and a PSU prof connect the dots of political donations to state favors for the elite, but we must dig deeper for the root cause.
With the lights on, 99 Senators voted against Wall Street; the lights went off and they all fled. These are our fearless leader? Gimme a rock star!