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Expert View: Why taxing wealthy colleges and mimicking the University of Winnipeg make a lot of sense

In his upcoming book, Davarian Baldwin takes some of America's most prestigious colleges — including his own employer — to task for deals that have displaced and disadvantaged vulnerable communities in some of America's biggest cities......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 13th, 2021

State wants to double its beer tax to fund colleges

Beer and college often go together. But doubling New York’s beer tax to benefit higher education is up for debate. A bill that would boost the levy to help the State University of New York system... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJan 12th, 2020

A wealth tax could have unpredictable effects

Taxing the rich will likely make the ultra-wealthy spend more. Here’s how that could backfire......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 31st, 2019

A wealth tax could have unpredictable effects

Taxing the rich will likely make the ultra-wealthy spend more. Here’s how that could backfire......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 31st, 2019

A wealth tax could have unpredictable effects on politics and philanthropy

Taxing the rich will likely make the ultra-wealthy spend more. Here’s how that could backfire......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 31st, 2019

Councilman"s Industry City decision could be subject of new documentary

Brooklyn Councilman Carlos Menchaca's forthcoming decision on whether to allow a rezoning of Industry City to proceed has been packed with a sense of high-stakes drama that could make him the center... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkSep 17th, 2019

These Florida universities are the best in 2020, according to U.S. News & World Report

Several Central Florida schools earned a spot on U.S. News & World World Report's 2020 Best Colleges list. Both the University of Central Florida and Florida Institute of Technology were among the local schools to make the annual list, which ranks the .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 9th, 2019

Queens congressman: Impeaching Trump ‘does not make any sense"

Rep. Gregory Meeks won't support impeaching President Donald Trump—for now, at least.The Queens Democratic Party leader and chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus Political Action Committee,... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJun 3rd, 2019

Imagine New York politics without all the spin

It's not easy for the average to make sense of policy debates in City Hall and Albany, and not just because people are busy living their lives. Virtually everything they hear from elected officials,... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMay 3rd, 2019

The lesser-known way wealthy students have an edge in college admissions — they’re more likely to be recruited by top public colleges

A new study highlights the number of visits admissions representatives make to out-of-state schools......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 27th, 2019

Goldman CEO calls Trump trade war senseless

Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein said today that the Trump administration's mounting trade war with China "does not make any sense." Blankfein said, from the perspective of a professional... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJun 20th, 2018

Cuomo: State colleges will keep diversity policies

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is directing the state university system to continue policies that promote racial diversity among students after the Trump administration said the federal government will let... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJul 6th, 2018

Retail is back but not for all NYC stores

Here are two numbers about retail in New York that don’t appear to make much sense when paired together. A recent Douglas Elliman survey found that about 20% of all retail space in Manhattan is empty... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkSep 12th, 2018

A program for every problem: What if the rich leave?

Wealthy residents tolerate the taxes that pay for all this because New York is one of the most interesting cities in the world and a place where they can make a lot of money. But with federal tax... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkNov 26th, 2018

The state of inequality: What if the rich leave?

Wealthy residents tolerate the taxes that pay for all this because New York is one of the most interesting cities in the world and a place where they can make a lot of money. But with federal tax... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkNov 26th, 2018

Nobel prize winner: no progress from Trump on carbon taxing

A winner of this year's Nobel Prize for Economics who advocates for carbon taxes as the best way to address the problems of greenhouse gas emissions says he does not expect U.S. President Donald Trump to make any moves toward accepting that view......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsDec 7th, 2018

Expert: Apple’s modem could save it $40-50B

Apple's plans to expand operations in Qualcomm's home town suddenly make a lot more sense......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstDec 17th, 2018

Bill Gates says taxing capital gains is the best way to tap "big fortunes"

Bill Gates is concerned about the high budget deficits being run by the U.S., and said if taxes are ultimately increased to make up the shortfall, then it’s appropriate for wealthy people to pay much higher taxes......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 18th, 2019

University City says Washington University-owned properties cost it $1M each year

University City is looking to entice the university to make some form of contribution to offset the impact of its sizable tax-exempt property holdings in the city......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 17th, 2021

American University"s 10-year expansion would make room for more students. Some neighbors are concerned.

Ten years ago, the university faced fierce resistance over portions of its master plan. But AU officials hope this time around is different......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 8th, 2021

Miller says Tesla unlikely to buy GM, but deal would make sense

See the rest of the story here. Theflyonthewall.com provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallJan 8th, 2021