President-elect Donald Trump's pick for treasury secretary, Steven Mnuchin, says the incoming administration is about to embark on the "largest tax change since Reagan." He made those comments on CNBC last week. The change he's referring...Show More Summary
One of my best recent discoveries is Steve Randy Waldman, who turned up in my late 2016 efforts to more systematically dig into economic policy. In a recent post Waldman deconstructs and reconstructs the relationship between the ‘moving...Show More Summary
The incoming administration of Donald Trump continues to contact a host of world leaders. On December 1, Vice President-elect Mike Pence reached out to Norway, Armenia and Mongolia, among others. Let's take a look at the readout of his...Show More Summary
Elon Musk thinks a universal basic income is inevitable. Musk doesn't see plausible alternatives. I hope not. So here's the optimistic scenario: On the one hand, manual and low skilled work will mostly get automated out of existence....Show More Summary
Walter Lohman Security, Asia Building on Trump’s phone call, the incoming administration should review the range of restrictions on interaction between the two countries with any eye to loosening them. The transition team has announced that President-elect Donald Trump spoke by phone with the president of Taiwan, Tsai Ing-wen Friday. Show More Summary
A U.S. presidential commission on Friday called on the incoming administration to immediately take steps to enhance cybersecurity in both the private and public sector. The Commission on Enhancing National Cyber Security, which includes 12 non-partisan experts in technology and computer security,...
Click here for reuse options! Larry Linville works as Santa Claus during the holidays. President-elect Trump's Carrier deal this week came with a hefty price tag for Indiana: $700,000 from the state where the company operates. Trump had made keeping Carrier in the U.S. Show More Summary
Bottom 90% percentage of income drops from 67.1% in ‘80 to 52.7% in 2015, while the top 1% rose from 5.9% to 10.4%, almost doubling in 35 years. (h/t Bruce Sterling)
Click here for reuse options! Among other things, he doesn't think tobacco is a drug. Donald Trump’s latest cabinet pick endangers the health and well-being of millions of Americans. From tax cuts to surgeons’ income, Rep. Tom PriceShow More Summary
Once upon a time, the incoming chief White House strategist was a hobbyist screenwriter who adapted Shakespeares work. One time, one of those works included space sex.
The American Chamber of Commerce in China said on Saturday the incoming U.S. administration is still formulating positions but needs to get up to speed quickly on historical tensions, after Donald Trump spoke to Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen. “The president-elect has yet to take office and is...
The fight for higher wages is nothing new and neither is the corporate desire to increase profits by cutting costs, including labor, but the Fight for $15 movement has thrown the issue of income equality into sharp focus. This week, fast-food workers across the nation rallied for higher wages as part of the Fight for... Show More Summary
Holly Homer is one of the highest earning Mom Bloggers that runs a Kids Activities blog. With over 2 Million Unique Followers on Facebook the Kids Activities Blog accounts for the majority of her income to-date. It provides fun things to do with kids & resources for parents. Show More Summary
Whether you’re a stay-at-home parent, college student, or just looking to pay down your debt, we could all use some extra cash. While we could find a part-time gig, like driving for Uber, or start earning a passive income through affiliate...Show More Summary
Can the current iteration of global capitalism be reformed, or is it poised to be replaced by some other mode of production? The post Beyond Income Inequality was originally published at The Wall Street Examiner. Follow the money!
Father Linton was standing on a public easement offering incoming mothers and fathers alternatives to abortion and praying for them to change their minds.
Don’t wait until 2017 for likely Trump tax cuts to lower your taxes; act before year-end for quicker tax breaks. In this blog post, learn how to defer income, deal with wash sale losses, make a valuable Section 475 election, maximize trader tax status, accelerate itemized deductions, reduce under-estimated tax penalties, and make smart moves […]
Submitted by Charles Hugh-Smith via OfTwoMinds blog, Can the current iteration of global capitalism be reformed, or is it poised to be replaced by some other mode of production? Judging by the mainstream media, the most pressing problems...Show More Summary
OneWest, a bank formerly owned by a group of investors headed by Mnuchin, had foreclosed on her Los Angeles-area home in the aftermath of the Great Recession, stripping her of the two units she rented as a primary source of income. Less...Show More Summary
“Meet the Congresswoman Poised to Tear Up Obama’s Education Legacy” blares a Politico headline above a piece on Virginia Foxx, the incoming leader of the House Committee? on Education and the Workforce. And it’s not wrong. A representative...Show More Summary