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

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

What’s Behind the US House Inventory Problem?

The paucity of houses on the market remains a nagging hurdle for those Americans interested in trading up or looking to take their first step into homeownership. With a limited number of property listings amid solid de.....»»

Category: topSource: marketpulse48 min. ago

After failing with bluster, Trump could try politics

Tax reform may be simpler than healthcare but it is not simple.....»»

Category: topSource: ft48 min. ago

Thousands Of Americans Are Fleeing The Big Cities

Authored by Michael Snyder via The Economic Collapse blog, Why are so many people suddenly moving away from major U.S. cities?  Recently, I wrote about the mass exodus that is happening out of the state of Califor.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedge7 hr. 18 min. ago

The Next Clash Emerges: Trump-Ryan Deeply Divided Over Tax "Cuts"

After failing to achieve Republican agreement over healthcare reform, The Washington Post reports that while President Trump and House Speaker Paul D. Ryan both want to rewrite the tax code, they are deeply divided over how much tax relief to give the mi.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedge7 hr. 18 min. ago

An increasing number of Americans have stopped paying their car loans, and Wall Street is starting to worry

Mihnea Stanciu/FlickrWall Street is starting to worry about the auto loan market.  Fitch, Moody's, Morgan Stanley, Mizuho and Evercore ISI have all published research on the market in the past few days, and there's a recurring t.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsider13 hr. 48 min. ago

Air Force Vet: The Marine Corps Photo Scandal Isn’t Just Boys Being Boys

Men have the capacity to control their behavior. Many Americans have expressed shock over the re.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortune13 hr. 48 min. ago

Rich vs. poor: How they spend might surprise you

Americans spend the bulk of their money on housing, transportation and food. But the picture looks a bit different if you compare the country's lowest earners with the highest......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentral14 hr. 33 min. ago

Rich vs. poor: How they spend might surprise you

Americans spend the bulk of their money on housing, transportation and food. But the picture looks a bit different if you compare the country's lowest earners with the highest......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentral14 hr. 33 min. ago

Congress Is Trying to Take Away Your Online Privacy

They abolished Obama-era rules on collecting and using data. Back in 2014, 3.7 million Americans submitted comments to the Federal Communications Commision (FCC), stat.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortune15 hr. 3 min. ago

Planning, Preparation Key to Success In Hauling Floors to Final Four Sites

Millions of Americans will watch the NCAA Final Four to see what team will clinch the title, but few people at home or in the arena are aware of the critical role of trucking in making the event happen......»»

Category: topSource: ttnews16 hr. 2 min. ago

Believe It Or Not – The Richest Americans Do Pay Most Of The Federal Income Tax

Thank God for the 1%. That much-maligned minority,.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalk16 hr. 18 min. ago

How To Protect Average Americans From Russian Hacks

And why it would be hard for Vladimir Putin to say no to President Trump. Believe it or not, the time may be ripe for a cyber deal with Russia that would aim to protect average Americans from cyber .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortune16 hr. 18 min. ago

Americans are dying with an average of $62K of debt

What happens to your debt after you die?.....»»

Category: topSource: abcnews18 hr. 3 min. ago

Donald Trump"s Latest Approval Rating Dipped As President"s "Trumpcare" Bill Struggled

A good portion of the Americans who disapprove of Trump feel strongly about that position......»»

Category: topSource: newsweek20 hr. 18 min. ago