Economics

Game of Thrones: Economics of mercy and other final lessons

1 minute ago   |   Star Tribune

So Daenerys broke the wheel, after all. Or at least knocked it out of alignment.
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Trayvon Martin's mother Sybrina Fulton is running for political office in Florida

Trayvon Martin's mother Sybrina Fulton is running for political office in Florida

29 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Sybrina Fulton, the mother of Trayvon Martin, will be running for political office in Florida. Fulton will formally announce on Monday that she is vying for a seat for the...
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NYC is on the hunt for an Amazon replacement in Queens

2 hours ago   |   The Real Deal New York

Though Amazon has moved on from its plans to bring a corporate campus to Long Island City, the city hasn't given up on the Queens neighborhood housing a megaproject just yet...
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Mexico calls for regional development to address immigration

3 hours ago   |   Miami Herald

Mexico President Andrés Manuel López Obrador says U.S. support for economic development in Mexico and Central America is the best option for stemming the flow of immigrants...
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Socialism and the Democracy Deficit

Socialism and the Democracy Deficit

4 hours ago   |   The New Republic

What is Democratic Socialism? I read considerable talk about “the democratic” as applying to the process of getting socialism; damn little about it as an adjective applying to...
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13 mind-blowing facts about Florida's economy

13 mind-blowing facts about Florida's economy

5 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Florida has one of the biggest economies in the United States. Two of its most famous industries include tourism and agriculture, which contribute to the state's $1 trillion...
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Google and Huawei, Trump Allegations, Iran Threat: CEO Daily for May 20, 2019

7 hours ago   |   Fortune

Good morning. CEOs these days appear to be more worried about politics than economics. In our annual survey, we gave Fortune 500 CEOs the opportunity to tell us, briefly and in...
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US 'genocidal taunts' won't end Iran - Zarif

US 'genocidal taunts' won't end Iran - Zarif

7 hours ago   |   RT

Iran has given a sharp rebuke to Donald Trump's recent threats, saying the US' “economic terrorism and genocidal taunts” will do little harm to the country that withstood...
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Oil-rich Venezuela runs low on fuel amid economic crisis

7 hours ago   |   Al Jazeera

Long queues at petrol stations as country reels from latest in string of commodity shortages.
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‘Slaves in our own nation': South Africa's ANC urges economic freedom against white monopoly capital

‘Slaves in our own nation': South Africa's ANC urges economic freedom against white monopoly capital

7 hours ago   |   RT

The struggle for economic emancipation of South Africa's black population should be unstoppable, according to the ANC secretary-general Ace Magashule.
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Ford announces cuts to 10% of its workforce, totaling 7,000 jobs

Ford announces cuts to 10% of its workforce, totaling 7,000 jobs

The company says it is undertaking a major restructuring, and that it will trim thousands of jobs by August. Read more ...

'Disgusting' video appears to show man urinating on memorial of 9-year-old...

'Disgusting' video appears to show man urinating on memorial of 9-year-old who died from cancer

Police say two 23-year-old men are facing charges in connection with the video. Read more ...

Police launch manhunt for Alabama man accused of killing 1 officer, wounding...

Police launch manhunt for Alabama man accused of killing 1 officer, wounding 2 others

He is “armed and definitely considered dangerous," police said. Read more ...

Redskins' Reuben Foster carted off field with knee injury

Redskins' Reuben Foster carted off field with knee injury

ASHBURN, Va. - Washington Redskins linebacker Reuben Foster injured his left leg during an offseason practice and was taken off the field on a cart. Read more ...

Ford announces cuts to 10% of its workforce, totaling 7,000 jobs

Ford announces cuts to 10% of its workforce, totaling 7,000 jobs

The company says it is undertaking a major restructuring, and that it will trim thousands of jobs by August. Read more ...

A billionaire's vow to pay Morehouse graduates' loans isn't a surprise move...

A billionaire's vow to pay Morehouse graduates' loans isn't a surprise move, it's just the newest trend in the student-debt crisis

Private-equity tycoon Robert F. Smith vowed Sunday to donate a reported $40 million to pay off student loan debt for Morehouse College's graduating class of 2019. While the... Read more ...

Illinois' Bobby Roundtree suffers 'severe spinal injury,' undergoes surgery

Illinois' Bobby Roundtree suffers 'severe spinal injury,' undergoes surgery

Roundtree suffered a "severe spinal injury" in a swimming accident over the weekend, requiring surgery. No other details were released. Read more ...

Manhunt for suspect in body armor and helmet after cop is fatally shot

Manhunt for suspect in body armor and helmet after cop is fatally shot

Authorities in Alabama are searching for a man they say killed one Auburn police officer and wounded two others. Local and state law enforcement are searching for 29-year-old... Read more ...

A cafeteria worker who was fired after paying for a student's $8 lunch was...

A cafeteria worker who was fired after paying for a student's $8 lunch was offered her job back. She says she won't take it

Bonnie Kimball was fired from from her position at Mascoma Valley Regional High School in Canaan, New Hampshire , by Cafe Services in March. The company said she violated its... Read more ...

Al Unser Jr., two-time Indianapolis 500 winner, arrested on drunken-driving...

Al Unser Jr., two-time Indianapolis 500 winner, arrested on drunken-driving charge

Unser, part of a family that's won nine Indy 500s, has a history of alcohol-related arrests. His most recent was days before the 2019 race. Read more ...