Archive for the 'Business and Finance' Category

NYC’s Waldorf Astoria Said to Close in 2017 for Condo Rebuild

Tuesday, June 28th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: NYC’s Waldorf Astoria Said to Close in 2017 for Condo Rebuild by Bloomberg New on the NewsMax Finance website on June 27, 2016.

(Photo: Stephen Chernin, AP)

Brexit voters’ remorse as result sinks in

Monday, June 27th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Brexit voters’ remorse as result sinks in by AFP on the France 24 website on June 26, 2016.

© AFP / by Marie Giffard | A pedestrian shelters from the rain beneath a Union flag umbrella as they walk towards Big Ben at the Houses of Parliament in central London on June 25, 2016

Brexit: Britain’s welcome revival of nationhood

Saturday, June 25th, 2016

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Click Here to Read:  Brexit: Britain’s welcome revival of nationhood by George F. Will in the Washington Post on June 24, 2016.

In a stunning victory for the “Leave” campaign, Britain has voted to exit the European Union. Here’s what happens next. (Jason Aldag,Adam Taylor/The Washington Post)

How Reporters Pulled off the Panama Papers, the Biggest Leak in Whistleblower History

Saturday, April 9th, 2016

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Click Here to Read:  How Reporters Pulled off the Panama Papers, the Biggest Leak in Whistleblower History by Andy Greenberg on The Wired on April 4, 2016.

A Psychology Test Explains the Real Corruption Exposed in the Panama Papers

Tuesday, April 5th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: A Psychology Test Explains the Real Corruption Exposed in the Panama Papers There’s an evidenced emotional response to corruption– and it doesn’t make us look very good by Sarah Sloat on the Inverse website on April 4, 2016

The Prison-Commercial Complex

Tuesday, March 22nd, 2016

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Click Here to Read: The Prison-Commercial Complex By Chandra Bozelko in The New York Times on March 21, 2016.

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A Healthy Approach to CEO Illness:

Sunday, March 6th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: A Healthy Approach to CEO Illness: How should companies cope with a leader’s health crisis?
Laurie Stevens, M.D. and Steven S. Rolfe, M.D. in Chief Executive Magazine on March 4, 2016

This Little-Known Firm Is Getting Rich Off Your Medical Data

Tuesday, February 9th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: This Little-Known Firm Is Getting Rich Off Your Medical Data by Adam Tanner on the Fortune website on February 9, 2016.

Sixty-Two People Now Have a Greater Net Worth Than Half the World’s Population

Monday, January 18th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Sixty-Two People Now Have a Greater Net Worth Than Half the World’s Population on the Vice News on January 18, 2016.

Is Donald Trump Broke?

Saturday, November 28th, 2015

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Click Here to Read:  Guest Post: Is Donald Trump Broke?  by Tyler Durden on the Zero Hedge website on August 7, 2015 .

Taking on the Drug Profiteers

Thursday, October 8th, 2015

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Click Here to Read:  Taking on the Drug Profiteers by James Surowiecki in the New Yorker in the October 12, 2015 Issue.

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Valeant’s Drug Price Strategy Enriches It, but Infuriates Patients and Lawmakers

Monday, October 5th, 2015

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Click Here to Read:  Valeant’s Drug Price Strategy Enriches It, but Infuriates Patients and Lawmakers By Andrew Pollack and Sabrina Tavernise in The New York Times on October 4, 2015.

Susan Mannes with her husband, Bruce, outside their Grandville, Mich., home.CreditEmily Rose Bennett for The New York Times

Volkswagen, Why?

Tuesday, September 29th, 2015

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Click Here to Read:  Volkswagen, Why? on by Kenneth Eisold on his What You Don’t Know You Know blog on September 29, 2015.

Why We Compete: A scientific looks at people’s obsessions with besting their peers

Saturday, September 26th, 2015

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Click Here to Read:  Why We Compete: A scientific looks at people’s obsessions with besting their peers by Matthew Hutson in the Atlantic Magazine  in the October 2015 Issue.

30 charts and maps that explain China today

Friday, September 25th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: 30 charts and maps that explain China today:  China’s mind-boggling size, economy and history, visualized by Ana Swanson in The Washington Post on September 24, 2015.

Economic Globalization and Mental Health: Individual suffering in social context

Saturday, August 1st, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Economic Globalization and Mental Health: Individual suffering in social context on the Public Seminar website on July 31st, 2015.

Farming in India © Kannan Muthuraman | Flickr

Merkel ‘gambling away’ Germany’s reputation over Greece, says Habermas

Thursday, July 16th, 2015

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Click Here to Read:  Merkel ‘gambling away’ Germany’s reputation over Greece, says Habermas by Philip Oltermann Exclusive: Intellectual figurehead of European integration says efforts of previous generations put at risk by Angela Merkel’s hardline stance on Greece on the Guardian Website on July 16, 2015.

German chancellor Angela Merkel has been accused of ‘punishing’ Greece. Photograph: Sean Gallup/Getty Images

What Economics Can (and Can’t) Do

Tuesday, July 14th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: What Economics Can (and Can’t) Do by Gary Gutting and Daniel Hausman in The New York Times on July 14, 2015.

Money Talks in Therapy, Society, and Life

Friday, July 10th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Money Talks in Therapy, Society, and Life by Brenda Berger and Stephenie Newman, reviewed by Ezra Feinberg on the New Books in Psychoanalysis website on July 9, 2015.

The US Must Save Greece

Friday, July 10th, 2015

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Click Here to Read and View: The US Must Save Greece By Joseph Stiglitz in TIME Magazine on July 9, 2015.