Are We Asking The Right Questions?
I suppose the more accurate title would be ‘Are we asking questions?’—I’m asking if, in a society with ‘news-reporting’…
How to Determine the Worth Of A Junk Car
There are thousands of junk vehicle and equipment lying around in unkempt fields, old garages, backyard sheds, and…
Take That
We get the shaft, right? Some fat, rich pigs get in a snit over some BS or other—and we find ourselves shooting at…
Super Committee Fails: Finger Pointing And the
Congress failed to come to a reasonable agreement and almost caused the government to cosaid that it me to a grinding…
Zuckerberg Loses Billions
Mark Zuckerberg is on top of the world's largest social network, but after trading ended Tuesday, May 25, 2012, the…
Greek Prime Minister Set to Step Down: Concerns
Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou has agreed to leave the position that he has held since 2009 in exchange for…
Economics Articles (114)
Housing Poblems In The USA
America's economy faces several serious problems like unemployment, huge debt servicing, health issues, and education, but the worst of these is the housing problems in the USA. The housing prices were at their highest in the early months of 2006, but from the mid 2006, there is a steady dip…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Economics   Jun 02, 2011  
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Cost Of War Too High
It was on October 7,2001, that the conflict in Afghanistan commenced with the USA army, supported by members of the British special forces and the Afghan United Front. The main objective of this war was to respond to the September 11 attack on the USA, which caused the death of…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Economics   Jun 01, 2011  
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This Roller Coaster Will Come To A Stop
If you have been tracking the stock market lately and are invested in some form one way or another, you probably feel like you are on an amusement park ride. An extreme roller coaster. One you see on the travel channel as the most extreme roller coaster in North America.…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Economics   Aug 10, 2011  
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International Longshoreman Prepare to Strike
As the International Longshoreman Association (ILA) prepares to strike, the East Coast will need to prepare itself for yet another economic blow. Many along the Eastern seaboard have still not been able to recover from the devastation to which Hurricane Sandy inflicted on them, and now, just days before the…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Economics   Dec 27, 2012  
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The Most Popular Jobs In Maharashtra In 2015
The Maharashtra is the famous city for providing various amenities to settle well in life. In fact, lots of people are rendering to start their business firms with ease. Hence, there are lots of features and facilities are inviting such people to search for best and affordable jobs in Maharashtra…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Economics   Jul 22, 2015  
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Occupy Wall Street: The Universal Face Of A Protest Movement
Guy Fawkes was at best, a terrorist, a criminal who was executed for his attempted bombing of the English Parliment in 1605. But time has a way of changing the way things are judged and now Guy Fawkes is being used as a simple of revolution, a freedom fighter and…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Economics   Nov 05, 2011  
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Financial System
There was much talk about abolishing the Federal Reserve system not too long ago. Let's look at the Importance of our financial system The banking system provides for a stable medium of exchange in the form of currency, provides the safekeeping of valuables for the communities the individual banks serve,…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Economics   Feb 03, 2014  
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Barbarians Of Wealth Book Review
How to protect yourself from today's financial Attilas is the theme of the book. The author's Sandy Franks and Sara Nunnally draw historical comparisons to Attila the Hun, Charlemagne, The Vikings and Genghis Khan in their descriptions of those who have caused the economic collapse of the last several years.…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Economics   May 23, 2011  
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Smartphone As A Gift
Oh! The joys of giving someone a gift! Isn’t it a wonderful feeling? There’s an unusual happiness in seeing the face of the recipient light up with a thankful smile. The effect is even more remarkable if the gift is exactly what the recipient wanted. With multitudes of functions and…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Economics   Oct 02, 2015  
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Gas Prices Just Keep Going Up
Was gas ever really going for $.99? Was it a dream? But it seemed so real. For the 18th consecutive day gas prices have increased. How much are we willing to pay? I don't believe we have a choice. Overnight the amount we pay for gas has gone up from…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Economics   Feb 25, 2012  
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Zuckerberg Loses Billions
Mark Zuckerberg is on top of the world's largest social network, but after trading ended Tuesday, May 25, 2012, the company's shares dropped 9.6% to $28.84. There are huge statistics that arise from this, but as Zuckerberg loses billions, he may not even lose a moment of sleep at night…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Economics   Jun 02, 2012  
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Greece is Not Fixed
Last week the new Greek government capitulated to the EU in grand fashion, after talking tough for weeks and making all numerous controversial statements. Greeks had high hopes this government would end their “austerity” and restore some dignity to their lives…they were wrong though. In the end, the Syriza party…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Economics   Mar 02, 2015  
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Okay Who Are the Elite 1 Percent?
Who Are The Lucky Ones?I gathered my information from a few different sources to see what came up. CNNMoney, TehranTimes and to throw an entirely different source in there, Professor G. William Domhoff, Sociology Dept, UCSC. According to Professor Domhoff, the numbers showing the ratio of the average CEO's paycheck…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Economics   Oct 20, 2011  
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Costs for Professional Automatic Enrolment Services
The more you read about the complicated requirements of the Pension Act 2008, the more concerned you get: it is high time to call to your rescue the best experts in managed auto enrolment services! Not only they meet the highest standards of professionalism but they also surprise you with…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Economics   May 12, 2016  
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Wedding Photo Booth Hire In Manchester
Have you ever wonder why a lot of people hire a photo booth during their wedding day or any other occasion they are celebrating? Wedding is one of the most awaited events in life especially for women. Most of the time, they want to celebrate it with the best they…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Economics   Jan 17, 2014  
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Colors Of Life
Life without colors is unimaginable, considering the significance it holds in our lives. It can have a variety of effects a multitude of impressions on us. It has the power to make us happy in a second or anxious in the other. It can very well change and determine our…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Economics   Sep 07, 2015  
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Immigration Different Languages In US
I believe that when it comes to people from different nationalities in the United States everyone should be welcome. But with that said I believe that some rules should be applied to those who come to the United States with different nationalities. I believe that people of the United States…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Economics   Dec 23, 2011  
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Knowing the Right Hardware for Your Home
Some people plan on improving their house to add value on it while some just want the luxury of living in a house that they build or decorated by their own hands, somehow it’s like a hobby for them to decorate and improve their houses. Changing the interior of your…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Economics   Aug 13, 2014  
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The Debt Is On A Rocket Ride, Our Economy Is On Life Support
The debt ceiling was raised. Woo Hoo. Yea Right. So why is the stock market dropping like a lead duck? Because our administration refuses to lower the debt by reducing their spending. Reminds me of a kid with their first credit card. They say "I can handle paying down my…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Economics   Aug 10, 2011  
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Excess Paint
Don’t know what to do with the excess paint that is left after painting your house? It would be wise not to throw it away as it could come in handy if you need to paint over scratches and other damages on the wall whenever required. Most leftover paints end…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Economics   Dec 28, 2015  
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Well I’ll Be Fracked
Life is a balance. The only difference between any two people is their sliding scales of ability, interest, feeling, and focus. We have civilization to thank for the fact that those values can have immense differences—when we were savages, or cavemen, or whatever, we could only differ in so many…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Economics   Mar 18, 2012  
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Fiscal Cliff Payroll Tax Increase
The looming fiscal cliff deal has left a bad taste in the mouth of many American workers. People will start to see a reduction in pay on the first paycheck of the new year and unfortunately this will remain for the rest of the year as a result of the…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Economics   Jan 07, 2013  
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The Development Of Telecommunication
Telecommunication research company shows that the communications industry continues to development rapidly and stable. Last year's business volume is 331.1 billion yuan, up 32.1 percent over the previous year. Annual business income of 280.3 billion yuan to complete, up 24.6 percent over the previous year. 32.1 billion yuan in profits…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Economics   Aug 05, 2015  
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Greek Prime Minister Set to Step Down: Concerns Still Loom About European Economy
Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou has agreed to leave the position that he has held since 2009 in exchange for the passage of the debt bailout plan that he has been pushing for weeks. That deal will equal just over one hundred thirty euro in debt relief and is only…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Economics   Nov 07, 2011  
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Economy, Environment, And Society
Economy and Our Environment Up to one fourth of all the species of plants, animals, fungi, and microorganisms are likely to disappear forever over the next few decades. In addition, most scientists who have analyzed the problem have concluded that the Earth's temperature is already climbing steadily because of the'…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Economics   Feb 03, 2014  
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Do Advertisements Really Have to Be Crappy?
Commoners are constantly bemused with promotional messages and slogans to grab their attention and manipulate their minds more than ever. Businesses are practically hell bent on outdoing their rivals to gain control over the market and get the bigger share of the pie. Advertising has become mandatory in getting the…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Economics   May 31, 2016  
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Understanding Inflation
We know what happens due to inflation. Do we really know what do we call inflation and why it is happening and what all are its wide spread reactions to the economy of a country? To understand this in detail, we must first know what the definition of inflation is.…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Economics   Feb 27, 2012  
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Money Makes The World Go Around
The Man in the Street Attempting to understand the root cause of a problem should, in theory, contribute to finding its solution. Applying this to the global financial situation however is not as easy as it sounds. For the man in the street, trying to identify who might have, or…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Economics   Jun 02, 2012  
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Earthquakes And A Road to Recovery
It could happen anywhere! This article will give you one road to recovery you may not have known about. If a natural disaster damages your property, you have undergone a casualty loss, which can be deductible as an itemized deduction on your federal income tax return. As a rule of…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Economics   May 02, 2015  
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New Boom Town Going In Mid-West
Big Paychecks No HomesWell ladies and gentleman we finally have some good news to talk about, we are having an oil boom in the mid-west where thousands of folks are moving and making some good money and I mean some three figure salaries but they have no place to call…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Economics   Oct 21, 2011  
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