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A Brief History Of America's Middle Class

"The middle class is disappearing" has been a standard line during this election cycle. As it turns out, it's not wrong.<p>Last year was the first recorded year that middle-income families no longer made up the majority in America, according to the Pew Research Center. What this actually means …

16 Worst Decisions You'll Ever Make in Your Life

It's often said that life is the decisions we make. Some change our lives for good, some for worse and some are catastrophic.<p>We all make decisions every single day--some good, others bad. But there are some that are all but guaranteed to mess up your life and derail you from the things you …

One Rule Clarification Could Change The Face Of Healthcare And The Middle Class

In the waning days of the Obama administration, one simple rule clarification from the Department of Labor could do more to reverse the decline of the middle class than any other action in the private or public sector. The success of populist campaigns in this presidential cycle is due primarily to …

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How a Czech 'super-spy' infiltrated the CIA

Karel Koecher, the only foreign agent known to have breached the US agency, describes the original bridge of spies — and the ultimate double cross<p>On a cold February night in 1986, Berlin’s Glienicke Bridge became the scene of the cold war’s last ever prisoner exchange – a dramatic hand-over …

5 Reasons Why There Are No Bad Teams, Just Bad Leaders

There are no bad soldiers under great generals. It's that simple.<p>This is a common theme in the military and a philosophy embraced by good leaders. It embodies the reality that if leaders have built a great team and are providing sound leadership, there is no reason the team can't succeed and win.<p>In …

10 Simple Habits of Insanely Productive People

Surround yourself with inspiring, sharp, and positive people.<p><i>What are some uncommon ways to work smarter instead of harder? originally appeared on Quora --the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Nelson Wang, founder of</b> …