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Who will care for you when you get old? If that's a scary or uncomfortable question, you are in good company. Most people don't want to think about their long-term care needs and when they do, they tend to have major misperceptions of what it costs and what the government will pay for.
Cheerleading the argumentation for exporting our newly developing bounty of natural gas, Mr. Joe Nocera regales us in his recent New York Times Op-ed "Energy...
While women are equipped with the necessary skills to perform well as leaders, they are not exercising the ability to self-promote. The issue lies, in part, with a woman's confidence or lack thereof. Women tend to "self-select out."
Even his biggest fans would admit that the principal reason underlying David Beckham's career success is his exceptional ability to self-brand, to stand out from the crowd and permanently capture people's attention. So, what is the recipe for the Beckham Effect? There are three key ingredients.
(This article is published in "The Louisiana Weekly" in the May 20, 2013 edition.) New Orleans resident Barbara Risin has lived in the first block...
Understanding the difference between advancing your career versus maintaining a job is essential for professional sustainability in any organization.
There has been a significant amount talk about the candidate experience for the last several years among those responsible for hiring or those who are part of the hiring process. It is an ongoing discussion that never seems to yield a very good answer but always stirs up a bit of a response and then fades quickly to black.
While men seem to welcome the existence of dual income households, and marriages marked by (mostly) shared responsibilities, there's a hitch: The guys still want to be the primary breadwinner. That is, she can bring home the bacon, so long as it's not all of it.
There is an urgency to make things happen in Thailand -- a sense that some of the past political disruptions may be a thing of the past. They have moved far beyond the "domino that refused to fall" during the Cold War.
The question: How do we insure that Bangladesh textile factories are safe? The answer: You get yourself an incorruptible, on-site champion of industrial safety.
As most of us know, sales taxes are "regressive." That is, when sales taxes are "passed on," they fall harder on poorer customers than on richer ones.
ENDA's religious exemption, which would extend far beyond churches, synagogues and mosques, effectively gives a stamp of legitimacy to anti-LGBT discrimination that our civil rights laws have never given to discrimination based on an individual's race, sex, national origin, age or disability.
Unfortunately, there are many reasons this could happen, and even worse, it happens to many taxpayers each year, causing surprise, confusion and frustration.
The incumbent phone companies were supposed to compete with each other for wireline/broadband services as each merger to make these companies larger was based on commitments to compete out of region. Now it's all one, big, happy fam...
Here in Los Angeles where I live, many folks have adopted yoga clothes as their daily attire for running errands, walking the dog, shopping, meeting friends for coffee or lunch, and more. But beyond the fashion trend, what does it mean to live a yoga lifestyle?
You hold in your hands a letter. Not an email, not a Facebook message, not a DM. An actual, physical missive. It is an epistle, of the ilk our fathers and their fathers once wrote. In short, this is a real "brick and mortar" affair you are looking at.
We have everything to gain by supporting men and women who are putting a human face on the statistics about growing inequality in America. We all lose because the polarization of wealth threatens our economy and our democracy.
Republicans again have it all wrong as they bring to the House floor the SEC Regulatory Accountability Act, or the so-called SEC "cost-benefit" bill. The bill seeks to not only undo Dodd-Frank, but all financial market regulation past, present, and future.
A study recently found that the Roberts Court is the most business-friendly of any court in at least the last 65 years. More alarmingly, the top two justices most likely to vote in favor of big business -- out of all justices since 1946 -- are Chief Justice Roberts and Justice Samuel A. Alito Jr.
This is economic jargon which indicates that a rise in homeownership causes a more than proportional rise in unemployment -- a truly startling finding.