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A new global recession has begun

Yes, it seems to be coming — the collapse of the whole world economy!<p>Our friend and longtime <i>Bonner & Partners Family Office</i> member Hense Ellis summarizes:<p>"A new global recession has begun. The collapse in commodity prices and the slump in the emerging market economies will inevitably lead to a …

The meritocracy is a lie: The wild myths that allow CEOs, hedge funders and the 1 percent to outearn us all

The rich aren’t smarter than us and they don’t do more for society. We must rethink how people get paid<p>A few years ago I was invited to speak to a group of employees at a power plant who were considering whether to form a union. One young man who intended to vote against it told me he was worth no …

Here's a breakdown of the speech that won the 2015 World Championship of Public Speaking

On August 15, Saudi Arabian security engineer Mohammed Qahtani won the title of Toastmasters International World Champion of Public Speaking. He survived seven rounds of a competition that lasted six months and included 33,000 competitors from around the world.<p>He and nine other finalists competed …

The 1 percent are parasites: Debunking the lies about free enterprise, trickle-down, capitalism and celebrity entrepreneurs

The rich don’t generate jobs. Rising tides do not lift all boats. And they probably built that with government help<p>‘When did you last get a job from a poor person?’ So goes my favorite Tea Party slogan. The Americans are good at slogans but the Tea Party specializes in discombobulatingly daft ones.</i> …