James Ramsey

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Croissantonomics

AIRY croissants, rich chocolate-chip biscuits, wedges of succulent cake—the goods at the City Bakery, in Manhattan, look delicious. Maury Rubin, its …

Should we axe the United Nations?

The best test of any institution, large or small, is to ask whether we could get along perfectly well without it. In the case of the United Nations, …

What Are Some Pros and Cons of War?

Related Questions<p>Q: What Are the Pros and Cons of Military Drafts? A: Some pros of a military draft include a strong national security force, reduced …

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Life On Board the World's Worst Airline

Subscribe to email updates from the tutor2u Economics<p>Join <b>1000s</b> of fellow Economics teachers and students all getting the tutor2u Economics team's …

Time or money? That’s a question of value | Oliver Burkeman

What a new study reveals about this so-called dilemma of happiness<p>Should you choose time over money, or money over time? This is one of those so-called dilemmas of happiness that isn’t really a dilemma at all, because the answer’s so painfully obvious. Circumstances might <i>oblige</i> you to choose money …

The 9 things every teacher should know

I never trained as a teacher. I had applied for a place on a PGCE at the University of London, but after a couple of months of waiting, and with a …

Caught in the game

Back in July, someone wagered $1 million on Geelong to defeat Essendon in an AFL game. Geelong, the foremost team of its generation, was paying …

How Much Money Can You Make As a Reality Star?

NeNe Leakes<p>While many emerging celebrities come to reality to build their existing brand in the world of film, music, modeling, or cooking, sometimes …

Here's how much money reality TV stars actually make on shows — it's not what you think

How much money is there to be made by starring on a reality television show?<p>If you're Ryan Seacrest, Christina Aguilera, or Gordon Ramsay, that number is in the millions and can exceed $10 million per season of a show.<p>But those kinds of paychecks actually go to very few people. Most people starring …

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The Trouble with Celebrity Endorsements

Tiger Woods is one of the greatest athletes of all time. He's also a product-endorsement gold mine. I have no trouble believing that Tiger actually …

Full List: The World's Highest-Paid Celebrities Of 2016

Kim Kardashian, Taylor Swift, LeBron James, Jackie Chan and Melissa McCarthy–what do they all have in common? They’re members of this year’s edition of the FORBES Celebrity 100, the definitive accounting of the top-earning entertainers on the planet.<p>These stars pulled in a collective $5.1 billion …

The Global Celebrity 100 2016

Taylor Swift tops this year's list of the world’s 100 highest-paid celebrities; collectively, they pulled in $5.1 billion pretax, more than the GDP of Belize, Gambia and Bhutan combined. The list includes front-of-the-camera talent across the entire entertainment world--idols from Hollywood to …

Not just 'a bit of fun': why sports, gambling and kids are a bad mix

Have your children watched a footy match recently? Well, if they watched AFL on TV they also consumed about 50.5 separate episodes of sports betting …

The government says it has a plan to fix the housing affordability crisis. This chart suggests it doesn't

Since winning government in 2011, the Coalition's housing affordability policy has rested on a seductively simple strategy: build more houses.<p>"The …

Australian sugary drinks tax could prevent thousands of heart attacks and strokes and save 1,600 lives

Last month the United Kingdom announced a sugar tax on soft drinks. The tax will come into effect in 2018, with the funds to be used to address …

Sugar tax could save 1600 lives, raise $400 million, Australian research shows

"It's quite hard to have a policy that is likely to reduce body mass index, because it is quite hard for people to lose weight. This is a policy …

Why a Soft Drinks Tax is not the Answer

<b>Why a soft drinks tax is not the answer</b><p>As the nation’s collective waistline continues to expand, through the media there are various calls for a tax …

Is Uber good or bad for society? The debate continues

It's a fair presumption that as long as there's an<p>Uber, there will be disagreement over whether the ride-hailing firm is a force for good or bad — or more precisely, good or bad for whom?<p>In a recent paper, Brishen Rogers of Temple University law school weighs in on the debate. He finds, …

Uber Has Changed My Life And I Will Never Take A Taxi Again

Last weekend I stepped out of a taxi in front of my house and realised I just don’t have to put up with this garbage anymore:<p>It started in line at …

Is Uber really better than taxis?

A NEW report has looked into the reasons why people prefer to catch UberX, and the taxi industry isn’t happy.

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Upheaval in Australia's $45 billion home improvement market

It is ironic that the only time Bunnings managing director John Gillam expressed concern about the threat posed to his business from the Masters Home …

Top 10 Things You’ve Used Today That Won’t Be Around in 20 Years