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Capitalists are destroying capitalism. They must be stopped

For two centuries, there has been a power struggle over which force should drive economies—governments or free markets.<p>Although markets reign today, Paul de Grauwe says that the forces of government control are strengthening. De Grauwe is one of Europe’s leading economists, now at the London School …

Economics

Trump Defiles the Sanctity of Government, and It Drives the Center-Left Mad

This frenzy even has a name: Trump Derangement Syndrome.<p>This frenzy even has a name: Trump Derangement Syndrome. Has the center-left ever been more …

Bill Clinton

Libertarianism and Classical Liberalism: A Short Introduction

It may be summarized as person, property, and consent, the individual’s dominion that others are presumptively not to mess with.<p>Liberty is central to …

Political Science

What Happens When a Country Defaults on its Debt?

What Happens When a Country Defaults?<p>A Look at What Happens When a Country Can't Pay the Bills<p>Updated June 30, 2017<p>Consumer defaults are a fairly …

Capitalism Will Shrink Inequality. In Fact, It's Happening.

Rising prosperity widened income gaps in Latin America and China, but the trend is reversing.<p>Does capitalist economic growth lead to greater inequality, or less? The mid-20th-century economist Simon Kuznets believed that at first, industrialization would lead to greater inequality as a few …

The Laffer Curve Explains Why Tax Cuts No Longer Work

Laffer Curve Explanation<p>Why Tax Cuts No Longer Work<p>Updated March 14, 2018<p>The Laffer Curve is a theory that states lower tax rates boost economic …

Google and Facebook partner for anti-fake news drive during French election

The first round of the French presidential election is due to be held in April. So it’s no coincidence that Google and Facebook are stepping up efforts locally to combat the circulation of so-called fake news as the democratic drum beat cranks up — partnering on a collaborative initiative aimed at …

The UX Designer’s Best Companions For Sketch 🔑

A toolbox full of efficiency<p>By now, I think that we can all agree that Sketch is best design tool on the market. Aside from offering one of the …

First on the White House agenda – the collapse of the global order. Next, war? | Jonathan Freedland

Trump’s allies yearn to wreck alliances that have kept the peace for decades. Progressives must preserve them<p>Donald Trump doesn’t read books. He leaves that to his chief strategist, Steve Bannon, the man rapidly emerging as the true power behind the gaudy Trump throne. Given Bannon’s influence – he …

Donald Trump

Why Israel has the most technologically advanced military on Earth

In 1950, just two years after the state of Israel was founded, the country’s first commercial delegation set off for South America.<p>Israel desperately …

Trump Is Doing What He Said He’d Do

Is that what his voters wanted?<p>It’s up against some stiff competition, but there’s a runaway front-runner in the “wrongest idea of 2016” derby. It’s …

Donald Trump

RRSP or TFSA? How they contrast and compare as life circumstances change

When Phil Haylock retired from General Motors of Canada Co. in 2015 after nearly 31 years of service to move into a new career as a small-business entrepreneur, he also adjusted his primary retirement savings strategy.<p>Instead of contributing mainly to a registered retirement savings plan (RRSP) he …

Tips on Applying Copy Content in User Interfaces

Words are a powerful weapon. They can bring both success and failure depending on how you put them together. They can motivate or confuse, strengthen …

UI Design

Best Practices for Hero Images

When users come to your page, they’ll have some kind of reaction. Whether it’s positive or negative, in large part, is determined by what they see. …

Crash Course: UI Design

<i>A recap of my design workshop</i> <i>PennApps</i><i>XV.</i><p>UI vs. UX<p>If you’ve done any kind of research about software design, you’ve probably heard of the terms “UI” …

Design for Non-Designers: Part 1

The one piece of advice to instantly improve your design skills.<p><b>Even if you’re not a designer, I’d bet that at some point in your career you’ll need</b> …

UI Design

How to use colors in UI Design

Color does not add a pleasant quality to design — it reinforces it. <br>Pierre Bonnard<p>60% is your dominant hue, 30% is secondary color and 10% is for …

UI Design

Introducing Spongy: A Solution to Your Color Matching Woes

Bridging the gap between developers and designers isn’t always easy, most of the time we’re speaking a completely different language. So in order to …

Google Chrome

A selection of the best product design and UX/UI design resources

When making prototypes of a product, we often found that there are a large number of duplicate parts on the same page. Although these elements can be …

Creating a Design System Language

It seems like Design System Language is the current buzz word in the design industry and everyone wants one.But how exactly can a product benefit …

10 Personal Branding Experts to Follow This Year

Building your personal brand is a great way to help your business stand out.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You probably know that three out of four startups fail. It is impossible for entrepreneurs to establish themselves without credibility. No matter what …

Entrepreneurship

Three Steps You Can Take to Build Your Personal Brand

If you are developing a current personal brand there are steps to get you started, according to author, professor, and personal brand expert Dorie Clark.<p>In today's connected and forward-thinking world, a personal brand has never been more important. In reality, the idea of a personal brand has been …

Public Relations

If Trump ends America's world leadership, who will step up?

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's pursuit of an "America first" foreign policy is raising questions about who, if anyone, will fill the void …

Trump to Sign Executive Order on Plan to Renegotiate NAFTA With Mexico, Canada

President Donald Trump is expected to sign an executive order as early as Monday stating his intention to renegotiate the free trade agreement between the United States, Canada and Mexico, a White House official told NBC News.<p>Eliminating the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), which was …

The Most Charming Bed-and-Breakfasts in Big Cities Around the World

With a quiet and cozy atmosphere, friendly hosts, and a scrumptious breakfast served on china, a quaint bed-and-breakfast can be the perfect place to …