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
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
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
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
The Apple CEO says the private sector has a responsibility to society to take the helm where government is failing to do so.
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 [...]
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.
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 […]
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
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...
(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…
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...
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
ICICI Bank, India’s largest private sector bank launched NFC enabled credit and debit cards that facilitates speedy contactless payments. ICICI is the first bank in the country to do so. With these NFC enabled cards, consumers can just...Show More Summary
More than 800 million people go to bed hungry every night, but the world doesn’t have to be this way. Ending extreme poverty and hunger is achievable, but we can’t do it alone. We need academia, civil society, the private sector, and you to help make it happen.
Please can we give Tristram Hunt a break? I’m right behind him when it comes to getting private schools to share their largesse with the state sector, and I mean,… Continue reading The post Tristram Hunt is right: private schools do need to do more for the state sector appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
In my Social Shake-Up presentation this fall, I talked about the idea that big data privacy is caught in this tug-of-war between consumers, constituents, and the private and public sectors. There’s no question that we all play multiple...Show More Summary
My love of an intrusive federal government is well-known. I think government can indeed do most things better than the private sector. But that doesn’t mean that government is perfect. Far from it. I was hoping that the FDA’s attempts to restrict raw milk cheese imports was the stupidest regulatory standard I would hear of […]
In the context of economic development programs, governments do invest in businesses and do routinely try to pick the winners in the private sector. This is not because government decisions are clairvoyant or fair. It is because governments have no choice but to make those decisions. read more
When they do we see scandals like the VA. What the left will tell you is that’s an exception. That the government can run health care vastly better than the private sector because it knows how to control costs. For example: NHS doctors are prematurely ending the lives of thousands of elderly hospital patients because [...]