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Perry on Economic Opportunity

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

Where's The Courage In The Greek Tragedy?

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 [...]

Wednesday Morning Splash

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 reveals his plan for Alibaba's future, and why his company is nothing like Amazon

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

'The Sacred Right of Ownership' and Power: What Do We Choose?

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.

G7 Club to Discuss Migrant Crisis, Extremism in Africa - G7 Research Group

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.

ME: Coalition Pushes Maine Lawmakers for Passenger Rail Expansion

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

Why Skeptics Should Encourage Energy Use from Fossil Fuels Where Economically Justified

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…

Sam’s Club Doing Worse Than Costco, Will Try More Organic Food Maybe

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]

Is Premier League Promotion Really Worth $185M? What The Numbers Say

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.

How much you have to earn to be in the 1% in every state

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

R.I.P. “The Riv,” The Riviera Comedy Club in Las Vegas, Nevada

2 months agoHumor : The Comic's Comic

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 […]

Latin America's Most Competitive Football Clubs

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

Country Clubs Use Myriad of Ways to Survive Slow Economy

2 months agoSports / Golf : On Par

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.

Country clubs use myriad of ways to survive slow economy

2 months agoSports / Golf : USAToday: Golf

Fore-tunate: Country clubs starting to revive after tough times during economic downturn        

The Cost of a 'Bright Future' in a Primitive Cave

Economic and political sanctions on Russia will cause collateral damage to the EU, says Zinovyev Club’s Co-Chair Olga Zinovyev.

Constitutional Right to Hunt, Fish, Spend

3 months agoHobbies / Hunting : Hunting Life

Op-Ed by Ben Carter Executive Director Dallas Safari Club Hunting and fishing are more than just traditional lifestyles or weekend hobbies in Texas. They’re an economic force. Consider current statistics: 2.7 million people hunt or fish in Texas – more than the population of Houston (2.1 million). Show More Summary

Welegedara spell equals world record

3 months agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

Chanaka Welegedara equalled the world record for the most economical four-over T20 spell, as Tamil Union handed out a 45-run defeat to Sinhalese Sports Club at the Colombo Cricket Club Ground

Garcia says Emanuel policies drive middle class to suburbs

Mayoral challenger Jesus "Chuy" Garcia on Monday kept up his criticism of Mayor Rahm Emanuel as a friend to wealthy Chicagoans, telling a City Club audience the mayor's policies amount to trickle-down economics that exacerbate the city's financial problems by driving middle class families to...

Aer Lingus Business Class Awards Wide Open This Summer

As most of you probably know by now, British Airways Executive Club is devaluing their award chart for bookings made as of April 28, 2015. While the cost of their most economical redemptions stay the same (economy on shorthaul flights),...Show More Summary

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