According to a new report endorsed by five Nobel Prize-winning economists, the decades-long global war on drugs has failed and it's time to shift the focus from mass incarceration to public health and human rights.
Humanist, writer and economist, José Luis Sampedro has passed away at the age of 96 in his home in Madrid. Well-known in Spain, he jumped generational barriers to become an icon to the Spanish youth and to the 15M movement.
The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), a sister company of The Economist, has for the first time measured which country will provide overall the best health, safety and prosperity conditions for the future. Switzerland comes out tops and Nigeria bottom.
Natural gas prices are at a four-month low, and expected to stay low throughout 2010. In spite of this, profits for the sector are expected to double, according to a study released by the Conference Board of Canada.
You can listen to conflicting opinions of self proclaimed experts on government activity or lack thereof on “stimulating,” the economy. However, the reality is that the economy’s progress remains in your hands.
As follow-up to a November 21, ’08 article regarding signs that may reveal the direction that an Obama Presidency might take, the following presents another “tell.” This one is less innocuous, but may prove to be more expensive to America.
Our mainstream media has been in panic mode for a couple of months, and in its continuing consternation, has clamored for the President Elect to rush, first and foremost, into naming his economic team.