What’s Happening — Sen. Marco Rubio speaks about his ideas for economic growth at 1:30 p.m. — Monday Night Author Series with Dan Balz at Bethesda Blues and Jazz Club The Revolving Door — Marjorie Censer starts at Politico Pro — Richard...Show More Summary
Karen Stintz's first major campaign speech suggests the people want clichés, clichés, clichés. When we fact-checked Rob Ford’s speech at the Economic Club, we promised that we would fact-check at least one major policy speech from each major mayoral candidate. Show More Summary
Hull owner Ehab Allam has today bought a full page advert in the Hull Daily Mail explaining to fans why he wants to rebrand the club as the Hull Tigers. In short, Allam stresses the need for the club to try and gain an economical edge over their Premier League “City” rivals, and the Egyptian-born businessman is [...]
We have a lot of economic indicators -- but very few of them actually tell us if people are happy. We welcome Zachary Karabell this week for a TPM Cafe Book Club on The Leading Indicators: A Short History of the Numbers That Rule Our World. The week kicks off with his look at an attempt to measure happiness.
Chris Christie spoke at the Economic Club of Chicago while potential governors fled from him and he discussed the income inequality gap that is so apparent in America. However, his thoughts seem to be only meant to reach the 1%-ers of...Show More Summary
Chicago (CNN) - Illinois gubernatorial candidate Bill Brady will attend Gov. Chris Christie's only public event Tuesday with the Economic Club of Chicago, Brady's campaign manager Dan Egler told CNN. Brady is one of several Republican candidates running for the chance to challenge incumbent Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn this year. Brady was Quinn's GOP opponent […]
In a speech given to an Economic Club of Chicago luncheon held in conjunction with the Chicago Auto Show media preview, Ford Motor Company’s president for the Americas Joe Hinrichs criticized Japan and Toyota in particular for benefiting from currency manipulation. Hinrichs said Ford would “urge Congress to oppose a TPP [Trans-Pacific Partnership currently being negotiated.] […]
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Investment bank Goldman Sachs Group Inc is increasing its investment in an upscale chain of fitness clubs founded by a Russian former fencer, betting lifestyle spending will grow despite an economic slowdown and slide in the rouble c...
The economic crisis within Spain is just as prevalent with their football clubs as it is the rest of the country. Outside Real Madrid and Barcelona, no one in La Liga has any money, and they have mountains of debt to service. The "big...Show More Summary
Line by line, an analysis of Rob Ford's troubled relationship with reality. We have often pointed out that Rob Ford lies all the time; he lies habitually, ceaselessly, and carelessly. He does not even lie particularly well: his lies are blatant, easily disproved with a little research or basic knowledge. Show More Summary
The World Economic Forum, where only 16 percent of the delegates this year are women, heard impassioned arguments for gender quotas to boost female participation in the workplace. ||| Davos, Switzerland - The World Economic Forum, where...Show More Summary
Former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg, former Commerce Secretary Carlos Gutierrez, and the Republican governor of Michigan Rick Snyder are speaking at the National Press Club Friday to tout the economic case for passage of immigration reform. Show More Summary
We've seen a lot of money going from MLB clubs to free agents this offseason, a reflection of the league's booming economic growth and record revenues. And some of the biggest deals haven't even been signed yet, as teams and top free-agent...Show More Summary
25 percent off on select vehicles, $1,000,000 in-game currency up for grabs. Rockstar is cutting costs and rewarding job creators. But it's not an economic recovery plan, it's the Dec. 20-22 Social Club Event Weekend for Grand Theft Auto Online.Click here to read the full article
I have been misinterpreted, for which I only have my brevity and haste to blame. Yesterday I wrote: more and more I wonder whether the causal fetish club in labor and development economics (of which I am a card-carrying member) … Continue reading ? The post Causal identification is dead. Long live causal identification. appeared first on Chris Blattman.
Mark Carney’s speech to the Economics Club of New York yesterday made clear that very low interest rates now ‘put a premium on macroprudential policies’. Translation: he’s not going to… Continue reading The post Carney may call for the end of Help to Buy sooner than you think appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
In November, the io9 book club read Charles Stross' novel Neptune's Brood. Today from 12:00-1:00 PDT, Stross is here to answer your questions! Ask him about Neptune's Brood, economic science fiction, or any of his other incredible series and books. Read more...
The Claudia Quintet The Workmans Club Dublin Ireland November 25, 2013 "Real fans do it on a Monday night," Improvised Music Company's Gerry Godley said in an address to the crowd that acknowledged the economic and logistical challenges facing promoters, musicians and fans alike. The Republic of Ire...
Over 40,000 clubs could benefit from a expanded tax relief for local sports clubs, Economic Secretary Nicky Morgan has announced. The expanded grassroots sport relief, which extends the existing Community Amateur Sports Club (CASC) relief, will: Bring in a new cap on membership costs. Any club that charges more than £10 per week in membership […]
Speaking, ironically, at the Economic Club of Detroit in 1988, Ron Paul warns oh-so-prophetically of a coming economic crisis and the profound implications of the government's fiscal and monetary program largesse.