But What About the Futuristic Me?

By Dr. Gilbert Lancelot Raiford, Ethical Markets Advisory Board Member Presented at the World Future Society Conference, Orlando, FL, July 11-14, 2004 Whether because of myopia or “benign neglect”, futurists have blatantly shied away from discussing one of the most serious social problems this nation faces – that of a …

Thanks to the Roberts Court, Corporations Have More Constitutional Rights Than Actual People

  Thanks to the Roberts Court, Corporations Have More Constitutional Rights Than Actual People   William Greider – The Nation   The big media talk a lot about stalemate in Congress, but they are missing the real story. While representative democracy is dysfunctional, the Supreme Court has taken over with …

OTHER NEWS: Big Gap Surfaces in Davos

Big Gap Surfaces in Davos   By Ray Smith   DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan 24 2014 (IPS) – As self-appointed global leaders gather at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos and discuss ‘The Reshaping of the World’, a stone’s throw away non-governmental organisations named this year’s winners for their dreaded …

Florida Trend – Daily Pulse: Venture capital investing up in Florida

Top Stories for Thursday, December 19, 2013 Venture capital investing up in Florida In the past year, venture capital investments in Florida businesses increased by 45 percent, but the state still lags on a per capita basis. Record numbers expected for holiday travel Tourism officials expect this to be the busiest-ever …

Congressional Leader Joins ASBC Webinar Next Week & Other Updates – November 7, 2013

Featured Story Join U.S. Congressman Steny Hoyer (D-MD) as he adresses asbc members about American manufacturing. A growing manufacturing base means creating high-skill, high-wage jobs for America’s workers. The ‘Make it in America’ plan calls for investments in making our manufacturing sector even more competitive. The ingredients to revitalize American …

ASBC Public Announcement – August 9, 2013 – Business Owners Urge Minimum Wage Increase

Featured Story The Obama Administration recently proposed a new rule for hydraulic fracturing on federal and Indian lands managed by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) including those in the national forest system as well as federal lands nearby many treasured national parks. The Bureau of Land Management is currently …

Frozen in time: Gender pay gap remains unchanged for 10 years

INTERNATIONAL TRADE UNION CONFEDERATION (ITUC) ITUC OnLine 033/070312 Frozen in time: Gender pay gap remains unchanged for 10 years – Asia shows greatest wage difference between men and women – New industry ranking puts domestic workers on largest gender pay gap – Women in unionised sectors are less likely to …