David Veloz

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Is Capitalism in Trouble?

CEOs are growing nervous. Can they help save our system from its worst excesses?<p>On a Wednesday in mid-September, some 30 entrepreneurs from around the world put on boots and blue jeans and spent four hours digging out Namaste Solar, a solar-power company in Boulder, Colorado, from under three feet …

Your Brain on Poverty: Why Poor People Seem to Make Bad Decisions

And why their "bad" decisions might be more rational than you'd think.<p>In August, <i>Science</i> published a landmark study concluding that poverty, itself, hurts our ability to make decisions about school, finances, and life, imposing a mental burden similar to losing 13 IQ points.<p>It was widely seen as a …

The 33 Whitest Jobs in America

Every occupation that's more than 90 percent white, according to the BLS, including vets, CEOs, and private detectives.<p>The workforce is even more stratified by race than you'd imagine. The differences in unemployment rates, participation rates, and average earnings between whites, blacks, and …

The War No Image Could Capture

Photography has given us iconic representations of conflict since the Civil War—with a notable exception. Why, during the Great War, the camera failed.<p>The British photographers were stationed on the front lines of the Somme, ready to capture the “Big Push” as it unfolded. Starting at 7:30 a.m. on …

Don’t Be Fooled: Scott Walker Is No Reformer

Could there be irony greater than that of a career politician appearing before a gathering of political donors in a city far from his home state to …

Scott Walker

Tough Thanksgiving for Food Stamp Families

Forget conservative fantasies of food stamp beneficiaries living high on the public dole and feasting on king crab legs—life on food stamps is …

Salvation Army

US Rappers Use North Korea for a Video Shoot

A pair of U.S. rappers say they have filmed a music video while on a trip to North Korea.<p>Dontray Ennis and Anthony Bobb, known as Peso and Pacman, …

The Iranian Nuclear Deal Is A Good One

This Thanksgiving had an extra reason to be thankful – the new deal between Iran and six superpowers. Last week, the United States, Great Britain, France, Germany, Russia and China (the P5+1 group) reached an interim deal with Iran to stop their nuclear weapons program. Four key provisions were …

South Africans on Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1032000/1032783_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534401176_d836344a1532210be93667ad394c8f6f<p><b>South Africans are flocking to the cinemas to watch a film about their former President, Nelson Mandela. The movie Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom,</b> …

Thai troops deployed in Bangkok as second demonstrator is shot dead in continuing unrest

Dead toll from political violence in Bangkok rises to two as army deploys troops to protect official buildings from anti-government protesters<p>A "red shirt" Thai government supporter was shot and killed early on Sunday, raising the death toll to two from political violence in Bangkok as protesters …