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

Cold or flu? Top 10 cold myths debunked

A survey released by Merck Manuals found that 88 percent of Americans are confident when it comes to treating cold symptoms, but many buy into age-old myths about the common cold that could affect their treatment. Misreading symptoms or failing to see.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 4th, 2018

Trump Is Failing to Keep His First Promise to Americans: Stopping Undocumented Immigrants, New Report Says

“CBP has seen an uptick in individuals month-to-month apprehended while trying to enter the country illegally," the U.S. Customs and Border Patrol report found......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekDec 16th, 2017

Mediator: Colbert, Kimmel and the Politics of Late Night

Once a refuge from the worries of the workday, late night TV shows and other avenues of entertainment, like sports, are forcing Americans to take sides......»»

Category: mediaSource: nytSep 24th, 2017

Trump Is Failing on His Biggest Promise to Americans: Jobs

Donald Trump said he'd be the "greatest jobs president God ever created," but that does not appear to be happening......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekSep 1st, 2017

We"re Failing to Fully Support Americans with Disabilities, But There"s Hope

The Americans with Disabilities Act is not just about people with disabilities; it’s about society at large. Ensuring equity, access and inclusion is a shared responsibility......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJul 30th, 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

America"s "Matrix Of Extreme Fragility" Is Breaking

Authored by James Howard Kunstler via, In case you’re worked up about the looming federal g.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedge15 min. ago

Millions of Americans are one pay check away from the street

As income stagnates, millions of Americans are struggling to save money......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatch15 min. ago

An American idol

As Trump administration battles crisis after crisis emerging from the President's loose tongue, Obama's golden oratory on the show is a reminder why he was, and is, so loved and admired by Americans.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standard1 hr. 44 min. ago

As income stagnates, millions of Americans are struggling to save money

Many Americans are one emergency away from financial disaster......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatch2 hr. 14 min. ago

Krispy Kreme opens online poll for new doughnut flavor

Krispy Kreme is asking Americans to choose the next glazed doughnut flavor, Food & Wine reported. Through Monday, the polls will be open at Voters can choose from blueberry, caramel, maple and lemon. The winner will be announced Jan. 2.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals3 hr. 59 min. ago

Trump spent his first year in office bashing the "failing New York Times" — here"s how its shares have done since his inauguration

Michael Nagle/Getty Images The S&P 500 index, a common Wall Street benchmark, has gained 23% during President Trump's first year in office.  The New York Times Company, which Trump often bashes as "failing" has risen even more th.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsider4 hr. 29 min. ago

ADT’s $1.6 billion IPO: 5 things you need to know

ADT’s shares took off to a shaky start Friday, after an IPO that gives investors the opportunity to buy shares in a company familiar to many Americans, thanks to the sight of its blue octagonal logo on residential burglar alarms across the nation......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatch4 hr. 44 min. ago