Kenosha Braces For Civil Unrest Ahead Of Rittenhouse Verdict

What Went Wrong? What Went Right?

We have just finished the final quarter of the federal fiscal year, during which more than 40% of the federal budget (or $200 billion) was spent with contractors, according to a recent Deltek report. In order to win these contracts, a contractor generally answers a Request for Proposal (RFP) or other contract announcement. Competition is stiff, and the RFP response process is time-consuming and costly.

Teamwork, War, Competition and Win-Win Scenarios

Different situations are described by different theories and require different approaches. In the competitive situation, the point is to maximize one’s own well-being regardless of what it means for the next person; and this situation is described best by classical economics. In the war situation or hostile situation, the point is to maximize one’s own well-being and inflict the maximum harm on the next person.

Economic Issues for Think Tanks and Radio Talk Show Hosts – Capitalism and Socialism

Welcome to today’s talk, on this rather interesting day of October, 22, 2012, yes a Monday, with an interesting stock market roller coaster and the last presidential debate. It appears that the economy is indeed still front and center. As the earnings on Wall Street roll in we see significant headwinds for our economy which will affect the outcome of this election, either a narrow margin of victory for the incumbent or perhaps a surprise loss. Some would say that this economy will be one that affects America’s future, and everyone has their views on how and why.

Giving Your Job the Right Protection

In a market where even the best of skills and experience does not work to guarantee your job, having an assurance of some sort in the event of a layoff is a good idea. This kind of protection comes with layoff plans that allow you to sustain yourself and your family till you find a job once again. When faced with a layoff, the kind of financial pressure you undergo is tremendous.

Government Debt and the Job Market

Money, Money, Money makes the world go round? Yes, it does and so does the government debt. We will take a look at how it affects the job market.

A New Consumer Splurge? Don’t Hold Your Breath

American consumers have strengthened their finances. But don’t assume they are ready to return to their free-spending ways.

What Is the Fiscal Cliff and Will America Fall Off It?

An introduction to the fiscal cliff. What is it, and will America fall off it?

Consumers And Investors Confident Even As Global Recession Threatens Anew!

While the IMF warns that the risk of the world dropping back into a global recession “are alarmingly high”, and U.S. corporations and institutional investment managers are positioned on the same worry, U.S. public investors and consumers have no such worries according to the latest sentiment reports.

Why We Don’t Need Economic Growth

Growth for the sake of growth is a bankrupt idea and yet the drive for economic growth is an ideology that is so ingrained in us from an early age that most people think it’s a fact. The actual fact is that relentless economic growth doesn’t add meaning or happiness to peoples’ lives. Studies have shown that once countries reach a certain level of economic productivity general happiness does not increase.

The Value of Depressions and Recessions: Why Have We Not Recovered?

Why hasn’t the economy recovered? Will it? If so, when? Many political pundits, and politicians have weighed in, and so have many economists. But maybe, just maybe, they are all missing something.

3 Reasons I’ll Never Be Famous

I have a good friend who loves to tell me I’m going to be famous someday. He seems to think the tipping point is just around the corner. I simply smile and say, “you’re too kind” because I know better.

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