Americans Refuge In "Matrix Of Rackets" Is Failing

Authored by Howard Kunstler via, You might not know it, given all the ambient noise of the moment, but beyond the torments of news and propaganda there is still something called the nation. It’s more than just .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMar 21st, 2017

Congress Grills Intelligence Chiefs Over Americans Spied On Under Expiring NSA Powers

Lawmakers went after intelligence community leaders in the Senate Wednesday for again failing to provide Congress with an estimate of the number of Americans incidentally caught up in broad National Security Agenc.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkJun 8th, 2017

Retirement-age Americans are failing this financial literacy quiz

Less than 1% earned an A and only 5% got a B......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 5th, 2017

Lindsay Lohan Urges Trump-Putin-Erdogan Meeting To Solve Global Refugee Crisis (No, Seriously)

With "Hillary flunkies" proclaiming holier-than-thou perspectives on the president, after failing in their efforts to urge Americans not to vote for Trump, some 'so-called' celebrities are choosing not to "o.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeFeb 11th, 2017

Why the political mainstream keeps failing America"s workers

AP Photo/Evan Vucci Millions of Americans spend every day preoccupied with whether they can make a better life for themselves than their parents did, and whether they can pass on that opportunity to their children. They .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 18th, 2017

Families of Americans killed by ISIS are suing Twitter for allegedly providing "tremendous utility and value" to the terrorist organization (TWTR)

Thomson Reuters Family members of three Americans killed by ISIS attacks in Belgium and France have sued Twitter for allegedly failing to keep members of the terrorist organization off its platform. The lawsuit.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 9th, 2017

Higher Education Is Failing Older Americans

A new report from the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center bears a bit of good news: college graduation rates are up. Of students starting college in fall 2010, 54.8% have now finished—up 1.9 percentage points from the prior year’s cohort. (.....»»

Category: topSource: forbesDec 8th, 2016

5 bad things good people do with their retirement savings plans

Many Americans don't take full advantage of 401(k) accounts, making mistakes such as failing to enroll in a workplace plan offering a company match......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 18th, 2016

"Fragility Is Everywhere" - The Labor Day Lull Before The "Fraying Culture" Storm

Submitted by Howard Kunstler via, A pleasant lull lies over the land where today fewer people labor honestly - and some labor gruelingly for too little - while a matrix of rackets sustains the illusion that our living arrangements have a futu.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeSep 5th, 2016

Centre, States rapped for poor implementation of RTE

The government auditor has come down heavily on the Centre and States for failing to implement the Right to Education Act (RTE) in its entirety. The CAG, in its report on Implementation of Right of Ch........»»

Category: topSource: thehindubusinessline3 hr. 3 min. ago

GCU students score in 86th percentile on national critical thinking test

Students at Grand Canyon University scored in the 86th percentile on a national critical thinking and problem-solving test that many students nationwide are failing......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals3 hr. 3 min. ago

Americans are divided about almost everything—except hot sauce

Beyoncé sings about it, Hillary Clinton talks about it, and people are increasingly scooping it off US grocery-store shelves. Hot sauce is enjoying an uninterrupted….....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentral3 hr. 50 min. ago

This is why older Americans are happier than others

Getty Images Though you'd never guess it from our youth-centric culture, older Americans are actually happier than younger folks. Americans 55 and older eat more fresh produce, smoke less, and have less worry and stress t.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsider4 hr. 20 min. ago

U.S. to Ban Tourist Visits to North Korea

The State Department said it will ban travel by Americans to North Korea starting next month, citing ‘mounting concerns’ about the risk of arrest and detention in the wake of the death of U.S. college student Otto Warmbier......»»

Category: topSource: wsj4 hr. 35 min. ago

Guj leader of oppn Vaghela says he was expelled from Congress 24-hrs back

Vaghela's move comes soon after Congress failing to muster its entire strength in prez polls.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standard9 hr. 35 min. ago

5 reasons why millennials can’t have nice things (or save any money)

Young Americans spend $2,300 per year more on a wide range of items......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatch17 hr. 5 min. ago

MarketWatch First Take: Microsoft rides huge tax benefit from failing at smartphones to big earnings beat

Microsoft Corp. beat Wall Street’s earnings estimates by a wide margin in its biggest quarter of the year, and it has a huge failure to thank for it......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatch20 hr. 35 min. ago

The Balance: Note to parents: This social network was rated the worst for teenage cyberbullying

Some 41% of Americans have personally experienced online harassment......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatch21 hr. 35 min. ago

4 Million Americans Could Get Free Food From Chipotle by Making Music. Are You One of Them?

It's one of the more innovative promotions in a while......»»

Category: topSource: inc21 hr. 49 min. ago

Happy 100th Birthday, Your Life Insurance is Canceled!

Happy 100th Birthday, Your Life Insurance is Canceled! $AEG As more Americans live past 100 anni, they are confronting a disappointing realization: their permanent life insurance gets ca.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsJul 20th, 2017

One chart shows how streaming services are dominating the way Americans listen to music

Music streaming is winning because of convenience. To put th.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 20th, 2017