Since the start of the Greek debt crisis, commentators have struggled to find the right metaphor for Greece’s relationship to Europe. Is it a bad marriage in need of a “big, fat Greek divorce”? An “economic experiment” in “Europe’s laboratory”?...Show More Summary
Club Indigo matchbook courtesy of Mary Mallory. While some proprietorships remain in business for decades at one address, most often, occupancy at the site frequently changes due to economic and cultural cycles. Following owners usually continue in the same vein … Continue reading ?
"I try and talk economics in the Eurogroup" -- the club of 19 finance ministers whose countries use the Euro -- "which nobody does... there was point blank refusal to engage in economic arguments. Point blank. You put forward an argument that you've really worked on, to make sure it's logically coherent, and you're just faced with blank stares. Show More Summary
ECONOMIC FIGHT CLUB: KRUGMAN, STEPHEN MOORE SLUG IT OUT AT FREEDOM FEST: “All in all this was a very interesting discussion. Of course I was not convinced by anything Krugman had to say but I did think it was a good-faith conversation on a variety of topics. If this shows up on video somewhere I […]
Billionaire Jack Ma, chairman of Alibaba Group Holding Ltd., speaks to the Economic Club of New York in New York, U.S., on Tuesday, June 9, 2015. Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. is looking to small businesses in the U.S. as it seeks to grow outside of China, Ma said. Photographer: Michael [...]
At the National Press Club today, former Texas governor Rick Perry gave the first real policy speech of his 2016 presidential campaign, and it’s well worth your while to read it. He took up the question of equal opportunity, spoke bluntly...Show More Summary
Brave Greece. Sooner or later some member of the Eurozone would find the courage to speak up about the almost unbearable burden the club’s rules place on national-level economic officials to make tough policy decisions while tied to a ball and chain. Today, Greece formally fell into arrears with the International [...]
What’s Happening — Book Talk: Energy, Economic Growth, and Geopolitical Futures at the Woodrow Wilson Center, 10 a.m. — Senior Communicators Roundtable Dinner at the National Press Club, 6 p.m. Must-Read of the Day Politico Magazine‘s...Show More Summary
Jack Ma, founder and executive chairman of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, just laid out his vision for the future of the company while speaking at a luncheon with the Economic Club of New York on Tuesday. Ma made one thing clear — branching out of China is key for the company's future. Show More Summary
Zinoviev Club member Dmitry Kulikov believes we should carry out a new social project: take power away from super-society’s structures and implement a true division of economic and political rights, if we want to preserve our Russian civilization.
The G7 Research Group's director says that the African migrant crisis, religious extremism and economic growth will be on the second day's agenda of the Group of Seven summit in Germany.
June 03--A coalition that includes rail advocates, municipal officials and the Sierra Club pushed for expanded passenger rail service in Maine on Tuesday, arguing before lawmakers the economic and environmental benefits of public transit. The...Show More Summary
Guest essay by Alan Carlin I was actively involved in environmental protection as a Sierra Club activist and senior EPA analyst for over 45 years, but about eight years ago I concluded that I could not support the energy use/CO2 reduction objectives of the environmental movement and many governments in the developed world. These objectives…
If you’d like to study the uneven economic recovery of the last few years, just compare warehouse chains Costco and Sam’s Club. While both warehouse chains serve people who like to buy their granola bars 48 at a time, Walmart-owned Sam’s serves customers who are less affluent than the more urban customer base of Costco. Overall revenue is down at … [More]
Parachute payments are made to relegated clubs over four seasons and are supposed to help reduce the economic pain of relegation – essentially methadone for the crack cocaine that is TV money.
What does it take to join America's most exclusive club, the top 1% of earners? A January report from the Economic Analysis and Research Network (EARN) looked at income inequality in the US broken down by state, and one of its calculations...Show More Summary
The Riviera Comedy Club died tonight after fighting a lengthy battle with economics. The club is survived by hundreds of mourning comics: Some great, some hacks, some geniuses, some frauds, some journeymen and women, some who became successful, some who did not, some who went on to write TV and blockbuster films, and some who went on […]
It's not always about the quality, it's about the competition. And, in this corner of the world, competition can be about as fierce as you are likely to encounter anywhere within footballing parameters. Whilst the economic force of Latin...Show More Summary
Once considered a jewel of Northern California, Winchester Country Club became nearly unrecognizable after the landowner was forced to foreclose the property during the economic downturn.
Fore-tunate: Country clubs starting to revive after tough times during economic downturn