A movement is spreading across the United States against fast food employers that pay wages far below any reasonable living standards. According to multiple news sources, at least 50 cities in the nation are reportedly seeing strikes outside popular restaurants such as McDonald’s and KFC.
A cascading problem involving stock price listings crippled the NASDAQ on August 22, driving down trading activity for over two hours and raising fresh questions over the dependability of automated systems in the 21st century stock market. According to various news sources, NASDAQ officials are still looking into a problem that some believe began with a single piece of software.
The risk of a government shutdown is obviously bad for business, but according to some House Republicans, this action is the only way to stop the Obama administration from fully implementing Obamacare. To accomplish this feat, several lawmakers are proposing that the GOP either holds the debt ceiling or a government funding bill hostage in exchange for a full repeal.
What’s so remarkable about this situation is the lengths to which the mainstream media, until recently, has ignored the employment issues created by Obamacare. Yet the winds are shifting as new reports from Reuters and Fox News detail the startling reality of the modern American jobs market.
The question that forms the title of this article has been posed by economists for decades.
Earlier this week, the Post pushed the debate over secret government surveillance programs into uncharted waters as it revealed a top-secret memo detailing thousands of improprieties and outright unlawful acts carried out by the NSA’s army of digital spies.
The past month and a half has seen the rising tide of civil war growing within Egypt, following the ouster of democratically elected Islamist Mohammed Morsi.
This revelation is yet another step in the Obama administration’s walk-back from Obamacare, which it knows all too well will prove to be nothing but a death-knell for small businesses and any recovery in the job market.
Greece could be headed for yet another multi-billion dollar bailout, according to secret documents uncovered by Der Spiegel, a German-language newspaper. According to Reuters, which reported on the findings this weekend, a secret panel within the Bundesbank, Germany’s central bank, concluded that a new bailout for Greece is highly likely, and could be unveiled sometime early next year.