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50 Industry Partners Join Obama & Commit To EV Investments

The private sector is a big part of the fresh plan to accelerate electric vehicle adoption in the United States. 50 industry partners have offered commitments/targets to help do so in collaboration with the Obama’s administration and its newest commitments to transportation electrification. Show More Summary

The Jon Stewart Problem

The heart of the progressive point of view is the idea that government has a role to play in solving some of our toughest problems. The private sector, for all the prosperity and innovation it brings, cannot do everything well. No individual...Show More Summary

Private Is Better: New at Reason

2 months agoNews : Reason

Anything government can do, the private sector can do better. It can even do things government can't. John Stossel writes: Our next president will almost certainly be Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton. But I take heart knowing that America's...Show More Summary

The Diaper Gap Is a Real Problem. Here's What People Are Doing About It.

The White House is working with Jet, First Quality, Huggies, and other private sector partners to make diapers more affordable to needy families.

When technology and society outpace the law

The FBI-Apple titlt is the beginning of an important debate this country needs to have about what to do when the pace of innovation in the U.S. private sector outpaces American law.        

Donald Trump Is Still Lying About Opposing the Iraq War

Donald Trump tonight: I’m telling you, I’m the only one on the stage that said, “Do not go into Iraq. Do not attack Iraq.” Nobody else on this stage said that. And I said it loud and strong. And I was in the private sector. I wasn’t a politician, fortunately. Show More Summary

JPMorgan ChaseVoice: What Can Women Do To Maintain Confidence In Both The Military And The Private Sector?

It’s no secret that women continue to face certain obstacles relating to career progression, even in this day and age. The recent report, Battlefields and Boardrooms, is a reminder that more needs to be done to even the playing field, and offers a unique comparison of the career advancement of [...]

The Future Of Libraries Is Collaborative, Robotic, And Participatory

Topic: Libraries The big question, of course, is whether libraries will have the resources to do the things they need to do. If they can't find alternative sources of funding, probably from the private sector, they're going to be stuck. Show More Summary

Dear Mainstream Media Delicate Snowflakes: The Debates Are Not About You

There is nothing more frightening to the powerful than losing power. The reason so many politicians stay in elected office despite the ease at which they can make millions of dollars in the private sector is because they do not want to give up that power. Show More Summary

Bill Gates: The Private Sector Is Inept

The world's richest man doubts that the private sector is up to the job. Bill Gates, still the world's richest man after all these years, does not have a lot of faith in his fellow billionaires or even capitalism when it comes to doing the right thing. Show More Summary

The New State Retirement Savings Plans: Public Options vs. Corporate Business Development

A key source of the growing retirement crisis is that employers of over half of private sector workers do not provide retirement plans beyond mandatory Social Security, which was not designed to proved full retirement security. In response, twenty-five states are developing retirement savings plans to which the affected workers could contribute. Show More Summary

Tim Cook: Businesses Should 'Step Up and Lead' On Human Rights

The Apple CEO says the private sector has a responsibility to society to take the helm where government is failing to do so.

Investment Is Needed Everywhere

The ratings agency Standard & Poors has called for governments everywhere to increase investment spending. It also says they need to improve the efficiency of the spending they are already doing. Private sector investment spending all over the world fell after the 2008 financial crisis. In Europe, where the crisis started [...]

Global Food Security Is a Moral Imperative

We must work to overcome hunger not only for economic and political reasons, but also because it is the right thing to do, argues former US Secretary of State Madeleine Albright. The public, private and nonprofit sectors, as well as religious leaders, all need to become fully engaged, she says.

4 Online Business Degrees to Expand Your Career Horizons

If you want to expand your career horizons in the private business sector, the best way to do so is to enroll in a formal degree program. While you do have the option to earn a general business degree, which covers introductory content in several different areas of business, earning a specialized degree will take […]

Yet Again, Government Screws Up – And Tries to Blame the Private Sector

Government is terrible at…well, pretty much everything. The examples are legion - and myriad. In large part because government doing anything violates the Wallet Rule. You go out on a Friday night with your wallet. You then go out the following Friday night with my wallet. Show More Summary

Obama-Appointed U.S. Attorneys Cash Out On Job Half Done

Earlier this month we learned that North Dakota U.S. Attorney Tim Purdon would be leaving his post early to take a job in the private sector. Now South Dakota’s U.S. Attorney, Brendan Johnson, is doing the same.  According to the Associated Press, both men are going to be joining Robins Kaplan LLP, a Minneapolis based law...

Obama Calls on Silicon Valley to Help Thwart Cyber Attacks

last yearHumor : Time: Tech

(PALO ALTO, Calif.) — Cyberspace is the new “Wild West,” President Barack Obama said Friday, with everyone looking to the government to be the sheriff. But he told the private sector it must do more to stop cyber attacks aimed at the U.S. every day. “Everybody is online, and everybody is vulnerable,” Obama said during…

Obama's Big Cybersecurity Order Is Meh 

The president signed an executive order today to bulk up the federal government's cybersecurity efforts. It focuses on creating ways for the private sector to share threat information with the government. Unfortunately, it may do more to further jeopardize consumer privacy than it will to effectively minimize cyberthreats. Read more...

Nations Defined by Agreement Rather Than Geography: Is This the Next Major Social Phenomenon?

Why should you or I have to wait until enough Republicans or Democrats join us in a majority for us to get done anything we think wise? Why don't we just get together with like-minded people and do it ourselves in the private sector? It is 2015, not 1015. Show More Summary

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