The Boston Globe revealed the reason why tens of thousands of information technology (IT) jobs have been outsourced overseas in the last couple of years, and why major American banks, brokerage houses, and insurance companies plan to shift 500,000 … [Read more...] about The Global Economy “It’s Wonderful!”
A collection of information about your financial affairs is a valuable commercial commodity. It includes what's in your bank accounts and on your credit cards, your deposits and withdrawals, your purchases and investments, your car loans and … [Read more...] about Your Financial Privacy On The Chopping Block
Is the Era of Big Government Coming Back? ID Cards Coming in the Back Door? Having had to retreat from legislative attempts to establish a national ID card through Social Security numbers or unique health care identifiers, … [Read more...] about Is the Era of Big Government Coming Back? — February 2002
Denmark's dramatic decision to ditch the euro holds an important lesson for both Europeans and Americans: the march toward the global economy is fundamentally anti-democratic. The gulf between the euro advocates and the euroskeptics is now being … [Read more...] about Lessons Of The Euro
The biggest issue on the highways and byways of America is the high price of gasoline at the pump, in some areas higher than $2 per gallon. Who's to blame? Is it a presidential campaign issue? Al Gore, struggling to pull himself up from bad polls … [Read more...] about Why Are Gas Prices So High?
Have you wondered why the White House, Congressional leadership, and the multinational corporate lobbyists are staking all their financial and political capital on trade with Communist China, but appear to lack interest in trade with Russia? Why … [Read more...] about Why Russia Is Not A Market For U.S. Goods
When former Netscape president James L. Barksdale announced a $100 million gift to promote the teaching of reading in Mississippi, he certainly dramatized the current scandal of illiteracy in America. The gift is big enough to make front-page news, … [Read more...] about Money Isn’t The Solution To Illiteracy
The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) has returned to center stage, insulting our sensibilities, offending our religion, and degrading our public life. The coarsening of our culture has been dominated by the behavior of the Clintons for so long … [Read more...] about Time To Abolish Federally Financed
Several months ago, the angry reaction of the American people forced the government to withdraw its plan to require banks to make a computer profile of all their customers, based on their deposits and withdrawals, and report "suspicious" deviations. … [Read more...] about Banks Keep Deposits Confidential? Don’t Bank On It!
Earlier this month, Americans were treated to full-page newspaper ads to advertise a product called "Binge Beer." There's no such beer; the ads were an attention-grabbing device to warn college students of the danger from a popular campus diversion … [Read more...] about Binge Banking