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Paul Krugman: Any Republican in the White House dooms the U.S. to another financial crisis

Either Democratic candidate would, at least, appoint judges sympathetic to spirit of financial reform<p>In his Monday New York Times column, economist Paul Krugman argued that at stake in next November's election is the future of financial reform, which has been thrown into jeopardy by what he …

The White House

This is why people don’t trust Hillary: How a convenient reversal on gun control highlights her opportunism

Clinton’s campaign recently hit Bernie on the one issue where she resides to his left: Guns. But she didn’t always<p>For many Americans on the political left, it has been hard to take anything Hillary Clinton has said during the 2016 Democratic primaries at face value. With Senator Bernie Sanders …

Guns

38 Startup Pitch Decks From Companies That Changed The World

To celebrate the launch of my book The Art of Startup Fundraising, I thought it would be interesting to put together a blog post with a good amount …

State of the JavaScript Landscape: A Map for Newcomers

If you have previous programming experience but are a newcomer to frontend JavaScript development, the array of jargon and tools can be confusing. …

The GOP vs. the pursuit of knowledge: Inside the Republican crusade against science

Republicans have increasingly not just alienated scientists, but have even worked to destroy their field<p>Why are scientists so much more likely to identify as Democrats? While there are many explanations for why scientists reject the Republican party, we propose a rather simple one: Scientists have …

Higher Education

Sanders tempers NY as must win, Clinton, Trump teams still confident about winning nomination

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders appeared Sunday to downplay the upcoming New York primary as a must-win contest, amid his aggressive efforts to defeat front-runner Hillary Clinton in her adopted home state.<p>“Absolutely we can” win the nomination without winning New York, the …

Government

The one trait all successful people have in common

Now...<p>When looking at some of the world's thought leaders, people who have redefined industries, those that grab hold of a market and shake it until it sways to the beat of their own drum, I've noticed a trend.<p>This is a trend I have also witnessed specifically in three of my mentors, Ron Gibori, …

Self-improvement

Why I'm Now Voting for Bernie Sanders

We are living in unprecedented times; the fallacies of America are now being told by those who have been most affected. As someone who will be a first time voter in this election, I, along with many other people throughout this country, am fed up with "politicians" and not interested in engaging in …

Middle-class

Neoliberalism vs. New Deal: Bernie, Hillary and what’s really at stake in this primary

Democrats aren’t just picking a candidate. They’re choosing their party’s economic course for a generation to come<p>Thirty years of accumulated anger with neoliberalism — which has downsized many Americans’ incomes and hopes — has had a profound effect on the 2016 U.S. Presidential election. The …

Middle-class

19 Free Website Design Tools

There are plenty of free tools and resources to help with your website design, whether you’re just looking for a little flare or you want ...

Design

Panama -- The Coming Crash Of Capitalism

Watching the alarming scene of global capitalism today is akin to seeing a vehicle hurtling at full speed towards a wall and while shouting and screaming on the sidelines the pilot remains oblivious and keeps pushing on the accelerator. You know it is going to crash as you watch in disbelieving …

Mark Twain

Why Everyone Must Get Ready For The 4th Industrial Revolution

First came steam and water power; then electricity and assembly lines; then computerization… So what comes next?<p>Some call it the fourth industrial revolution, or industry 4.0, but whatever you call it, it represents the combination of cyber-physical systems, the Internet of Things, and the Internet …

Manufacturing

4 Websites to Help Quit Your Job and Start a Business

Are you feeling trapped by a hum-drum job that leaves you unsatisfied and short of cash at the end of each month? Do you love solving problems, being …

Small Business

The 10 Best Sci-Fi Shows On Netflix Streaming Right Now

<b>Last Updated: March 29th</b><p>In the world established by Joss Whedon’s famously canceled <i>Firefly</i> television series (which is sadly no longer available on Netflix), the word “shiny” shares a connotation with the word “cool.” So whenever Captain Malcolm “Mal” Reynolds or ship’s mechanic Kaylee Frye utters …

Mad Men

Democrats are in denial about the election: As long as Hillary Clinton risks FBI indictment, Bernie Sanders is the real front runner

Democrats should rally around Sanders before Clinton’s campaign spins indictments into a partisan ploy by the GOP<p>In order to understand why Bernie Sanders is the true Democratic front-runner, and why Hillary Clinton should concede the nomination to Sanders, take a closer look at the FBI’s email …

Government

College is Good for Getting a Job but Not Necessarily for Getting Rich

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I went to McNeese State University. I promise you I’m not where I am today financially because of the formal education I received. Going to college is a path to the middle class -- not to becoming a millionaire or even a</b> …

College & University

9 Simple Tips to Keep Your Mood Up (Even When Everything Goes Wrong)

Photoclub-65174116<p>Have you ever had everything in your life spin out of control?<p>Nothing you do works out the way you want. Everything goes wrong. And the whole world seems to be conspiring against you.<p>Keeping your happy demeanor up during those times is hard, isn't it?<p>And you wish you could wave a …

Happiness

Comparing Hot JavaScript Frameworks: AngularJS, Ember.js and React.js

Bio<p>Matt Raible is a well-known figure in the Java community, and has been building web applications for most of his adult life. For over 15 years, he …

Bernie Sanders & the death of TPP: Why his stunning Michigan upset could be the final nail in the free-trade coffin

At a campaign event this weekend, Hillary Clinton opposed the trade deal like never before. Can you guess why?<p>Horse-race journalists dismissed Bernie Sanders’ victory in Michigan last week by pointing to the unforgiving delegate math. Because Hillary Clinton currently leads by roughly 228 pledged …

Middle-class

Researchers turn carbon dioxide into sustainable concrete

Imagine a world with little or no concrete. Would that even be possible? After all, concrete is everywhere—on our roads, our driveways, in our homes, …

Welcome To The Post-Work Economy

For the future economy to work, we need to get rid of our unhealthy fixation on what work and jobs mean to our self-worth.<p>If the goal of the economy is to provide decent-paying work for everyone, that economy clearly isn’t doing a good job at the moment. Real wages for most Americans haven’t …

Turn Strategy Into Action: The Logical Framework Approach to Outstanding Projects

Your organization may have a great strategy on paper, but can’t make it work in the real world. If so, you are not alone. In fact, Fortune magazine …

Project Management

Work Meetings Are Destroying Business (And How to Destroy Them Back)

My brother is a vice president of a large company. He often tells me he gets anxiety on Sundays because of an incoming Monday of long, byzantine …

Microsoft is trying to bring back the '80s with its Windows 10 strategy

In 1980, IBM contracted a startup called Microsoft to deliver DOS, an operating system for its forthcoming IBM PC, on a tight deadline.<p>The IBM PC came out in 1981 and soon became a smash hit, surpassing the leading Apple II.<p>A horde of competitors rushed to build their own "IBM Compatible" clones …

Augmented Reality

Virtual reality movie theaters are now a thing

Virtual reality (VR) was the talk of the town at Mobile World Congress (MWC) last month, and it has become increasingly clear that VR will be the hot technology trend of 2016. A great deal supports that assertion — Samsung and Six Flags are creating VR roller coasters, while seemingly every tech …

Virtual Reality

Bicycle Washing Machine Will Clean Your Clothes While You Exercise

Laundry workouts might soon be the new fitness trend, thanks to a new invention by a group of students at China’s Dalian National University. They’ve …

50 Free Resources for Web Designers from February 2016

The tremendous thing about the design community is that we all love to share. We really do. Whether we share our thoughts and ideas via an in-depth …

Graphic Design

GOP lawmakers brace for Trump nomination

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Donald Trump appears on track to secure the GOP presidential nomination, and Republican lawmakers are starting to go public with their private anxieties about running on the same ticket as the unpredictable billionaire businessman.<p>House Speaker Paul Ryan had one brief …

Republicans

This is a war for America’s soul: Donald Trump reflects frustrations of an embittered white America

Trump is a vehicle for angry whites who feel invisible to elites. We miss the point to focus on Trump and not them<p>The focus of discussion on Donald Trump is, understandably, the man himself—but the phenomenon of his success arises elsewhere. What Gertrude Stein said about Oakland, that “there is no …

Political Science

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