Today is the day that much of the internet is going dark to protest the SOPA/PIPA acts in the United States. I wrote a little piece on it for Acceler8or, and I’ve blacked out my logo for the day. Please, take a moment to register your displeasure with legislators. Don’t break the internet.
This reflects, quite consisely, what I think about health care reform in the US: All of us put our money into a big pot, and when you have medical expenses, you take some money out of the big pot. That—in 25 words—is everything you need to know about health-care insurance. This is no different from … Read more
On Wednesday, Louis Uchitelle, economic reporter for the New York Times, told an audience of nearly 90 faculty and students from the University of Illinois at Chicago that layoffs had gotten out of hand in the United States, and that the consequences of mass layoffs extended far beyond the corporate bottom line. Beyond the immediate … Read more