Human Geography

Shocker: New Study Shows How Medicaid Has Become A Honey Trap For Government Dependency

We all know our entitlement system is unsustainable. With Medicaid, that’s especially true since enrollment has exploded under the Obama era. …

Conservative View

How people live on low wages: 15k a year

Given that the average UK salary is £28,758 (according to the Office for National Statistics), what’s it like living on a lower wage?<p>As part of Money …

Money

The World Is Looking A Lot Greyer

The world is growing older at its fastest rate ever. By 2050, those 65 years and older are set to double as a share of global population (from 8.5% …

Personal Finance

California Resources (CRC) Presents At Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Energy Conference 2017 - Slideshow

The following slide deck was published by California Resources Corporation in conjunction with this event.<p>135<p>Click to enlarge

Business

These Are the Richest Countries in the World

Of the almost 200 countries in the world, many generate billions, and even trillions, in revenue each year. But which one comes out on top as the …

Geography

Americans in these cities have cashed in

Just a few years ago, in the aftermath of the Great Recession, Americans were constantly reading about how homeownership had let Americans down. …

Real Estate

Forex - USD/CAD Moves Higher After U.S., Canadian data

Investing.com - The U.S. dollar moved higher against its Canadian counterpart on Friday, helped by the release of upbeat U.S. housing sector data, …

Forex

Social media fires passions and builds extremist divisions - Salon.com

The people of the United States continue to learn how polarized and divided the nation has become. In one study released in late October by the Pew Research Center, Americans were found to have become increasingly partisan in their views. On issues as diverse as health care, immigration, race and …

U.S. Politics

Are Red States Tax Takers And Blue States Tax Makers?

With every debate on taxing and spending in Washington comes inevitable references to which states send more in taxes to the federal treasury than …

Conservative View

Pound's resurgence fails to put off tourists flooding into Britain

The number of overseas visitors flocking to Britain rose in August, according to official figures released today.<p>Some 3.9m overseas visits were made …

Geography

Moody’s upgrades India's sovereign rating after 13 years: Old foe has turned friend for Narendra Modi govt

Back in September 2016, Moody’s Investors Services was not in the good books of the Narendra Modi government. The finance ministry had then raised a …

Economy

Brexit latest: Tory rebels torpedo Theresa May's plan to fix leave date in law

ES News Email<p>Theresa May’s attempt to fix the Brexit date in law was falling apart today as MPs said more than 25 Tories were ready to join a massive …

Brexit

PSU report: New residents continue to drive Oregon’s population growth

A new report from Portland State University says Oregon's population growth is heavily driven by new residents.<p>According to estimates from PSU's …

Portland, OR

Charts Analysis: Camila Cabello scores third week atop singles chart

by Alan Jones <br>Friday, Nov 17th 2017 at 6:00PM<p>Paid-for sales are down for the first time and streaming is down for the second time – but Camila …

Camila Cabello

Lower pound sends UK tourism numbers to yet another record high

Official data reveals visitor numbers rose by 5% as tourists took advantage of the British currency's dip.<p>The number of foreign visitors to the UK …

Economy

Reported crimes in Japan fell below 1 million mark last year

The overall number of crimes committed in Japan continued to drop in 2016, falling below the 1 million mark for the first time in the postwar era, …

Crime

Dawn Butler: Austerity 'hits ethnic minority women hardest'

<b>Austerity has hit ethnic minority women hardest, Labour's shadow minister for women and equalities has said.</b><p>Dawn Butler called on the Chancellor to publish an equality impact assessment of the Budget, ahead of his speech next Wednesday.<p>The Brent Central MP said Labour would boost income and tackle …

Diversity

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While undoubtedly gun violence affects everyone in this country, the mass shooting at a Texas church earlier this month drew a lot of attention to …

Gun Control

The Instinct to Protect Each Other: An Interview with Vanessa Grigoriadis - Los Angeles Review of Books

<i>“AH, WELL you’ll be jaded before long,” Vanessa Grigoriadis tells me when I admitted my novice status as an interviewer during our conversation over</i> …

Books

Lower pound boosting inbound tourism to Britain

LONDON – Many British businesses are becoming cautious as they try to gauge the impact of the country's looming departure from the European Union. But there's one industry enjoying a "Brexit bounce" — the tourism sector.<p>The sharp fall in the pound since last year's Brexit vote — it's down around 15 …

Business

Africa: Equipping Youth to Renegotiate 'Africa Rising'

Dr. Mohamed Ibn Chambas, Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General (SPSG) for West Africa and the Sahel, and Head of the United …

Africa

UK retail sales go cold as Christmas shopping season nears

London - UK retail sales barely rose in October as food stores saw declines for a second month and clothing dropped the most this year.<p>Once fuel is …

Business (South Africa)

Caitlyn Jenner interviewing OJ Simpson could happen

NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 26: Television personality Caitlyn Jenner speaks during the SiriusXM 'Town Hall' with Caitlyn Jenner; 'Town Hall' to air on Andy …

Entertainment

The Muslim Overpopulation Myth That Just Won’t Die

The claim that Muslims have "too many children" is reliably powerful anywhere there's a sizable Muslim immigrant or minority population.<p>The sheer number of Rohingya Muslims fleeing genocide in Burma—over 10,000 per day since late August—has become too huge to ignore. It’s the reason why U.S. …

Population

When the census recognized mixed-race people, I felt as if my country could finally see me

It mattered to me more than I thought.<p>In June 1967, I walked across the quad of Howard University, a light-skinned, 19-year-old sophomore. It was Black Power days, when I was on fire to learn the black history America had largely ignored. On that wide walkway, I ran into a boy from class who broke …

Racism

What’s It Like To Be A Muslim-American Today? A Lot Like Being A Jew In The Early 1900s.

Tucked away in a small conference room in the basement of the National Museum of American Jewish History in Philadelphia, a small group of Muslims …

Religion

Majority of Indians happy with PM Modi and economy, but there's a catch

<b>New Delhi (CNN) —</b> Nearly nine out of 10 Indians are happy with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, while eight in 10 are happy with the state of the economy, according to a new poll.<p>Modi's high ratings are unusual for a global leader three years into a five-year term.<p>"The honeymoon period for his …

India

REPORT: Obama DOJ Prosecuted Less Than 1% Of Criminals Who Tried To Buy Guns Illegally

Over 100,000 convicted felons attempted to illegally purchase firearms each year during President Barack Obama’s eight years in the oval office, and …

Conservative View

Want to buy a house? Here’s the most affordable metro area in the country... - MarketWatch

Feeling priced out of the property market? You’re not the only one.<p>Home prices are on the rise nationwide, but there are still some places where you …

Real Estate

The number of EU citizens working in the UK has risen to a record high

The number of EU nationals working in the UK has reached a new record level, official figures reveal.<p>There were an estimated 2.38 million employees …

Migration