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There's A Good Reason It's Called Capitalism Although Other Systems Are Available

Jim Hightower wants us all to know how terrible it is that United Technologies can just shift a plant to Mexico from Indianapolis. It’s good rabble rousing stuff but it is sadly bereft of any indication as to what anyone should actually do about it. So, to make up this deficiency, I will tell you …

Bowing to pressure, EU gives parliaments say in Canada trade deal | Reuters

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Commission bowed to pressure to give Europe’s parliaments the right to ratify a landmark free-trade deal with Canada, a decision meant to address public concerns but which could wreck Europe’s broader trade strategy.<p>European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker …

War

These 7 maps explain the Middle East

Geographically, it's the region that stretches from the eastern Mediterranean and southern Turkey to the Iran-Afghan border.<p>The region, however, is far more complex than lines on a map. It can also be defined based on ethnic and religious bloodlines.<p>In the modern Middle East, the Arab world …

50 Cold-Weather Soup Recipes

3 Superset Workouts That Will Melt Away the Fat Covering Your Abs

Kick your spare tire to the curb with these calorie-torching exercise combos<p>You’ve probably done supersets before.<p>A superset is when you pair together two exercises, and do them back-to-back with little to no rest. They’re typically classified as competitive or non-competitive.<p>Competitive supersets …

Workouts

Credit Suisse Wealth Report: There Are More Poor People In America Than China

This is a wonderfully counter intuitive finding from the new Credit Suisse Wealth Report. There’re more poor people in America than there are in China. No, really, this is true, when measuring by wealth. We’ve not got the detailed number of the United States alone as they’re offering the …

Income Inequality

The 10 countries with the highest average wealth in the world

Australia is falling in the global rankings for wealth per person but it still has a bigger proportion of people enjoying a middle class lifestyle …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Best of GQ<p>What Artur Samarin pulled off at a school in small-town Pennsylvania is one of the boldest hoaxes of our time.<p>By Daniel Riley19 hours …

Can Downsizing Save Your Retirement?

For many Americans, their home ends up being one of their largest if not the largest single investment asset in their portfolio, but they neglect to incorporate it into their overall financial plan. That can be a big mistake. “People lament over selling their home; they don’t make very good …

15 things you can stop wasting your money on

Not only are we surrounded by enticing <i>things</i> to buy, but they're at our fingertips with the swipe of a plastic card, leaving us with thinner wallets and a bunch of unnecessary stuff and services.<p>Here are 15 things you can stop wasting your money on today:<p><i>Mandi Woodruff contributed reporting to this</i> …

Breaking News: The Rich Discover Inequality

After forty years of rising income and wealth inequality, some of America's rich seem worried that maybe things have gone too far. In a recent New York Times Op Ed (August 9), for example, Peter Georgescu, CEO emeritus of the multinational public relations firm, Young and Rubicon, wrote that he is …

Events

Study: If You Want To Reach 100, Keep Your Inflammation Levels Low

In a new study on aging, researchers have identified which health markers play the most crucial roles in people reaching 100 and beyond. More than …

Germany’s bizarre version of capitalism—where bosses and workers actually cooperate—is winning

Much of the beauty of capitalism is in its ability to be crafted to suit different cultures, times, and contexts.<p>For instance, in recent years, “capitalism with Chinese characteristics”—the uneasy partnership of state-run industry, repressed liberties and frenzied entrepreneurialism—has emerged as …

6 Things You Can Do Today to Kick Cellulite’s Ass

These smart strategies could make all the difference.<p><i>This article was written by Jenny Sugar and repurposed with permission from POPSUGAR Fitness.</i><p>Just about all women have cellulite. What causes that dimply flesh? When fat cells push up against our skin and the fibrous tissue that connects our skin …

Fitness