Reducing traffic emissions won’t get any easier with 400 million Americans

Mon, Oct 21st 2019 @ 3:48 pm EDT  by  Jeremy Beck A New York Times report has sparked a national discussion about traffic emissions. To be effective, concerned parties must pay attention to both individual consumption and the number of individual consumers. Inevitably, that will mean challenging Congress’ immigration policies. Please follow and like us:

(What’s Left of) Our Economy: How Many Strikes Does Paul Krugman Get on Trade?

Contrary to what many trade mavens must think, Paul Krugman’s recent confession that he (and nearly all of his economics colleagues) have seriously misjudged the impact of international trade on America’s manufacturing workers isn’t his first. At least twice before (see here and here), this Nobel Prize-winning economist and New York Times columnist has admitted … Read more(What’s Left of) Our Economy: How Many Strikes Does Paul Krugman Get on Trade?

55 Pounds of Meth, Cocaine, Heroin Seized in Failed Texas Border Crossing

published 2019-10-21 13:56:22 by Bob Price U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers assigned to the Laredo Sector apprehended 55 pounds of methamphetamine, heroin, and cocaine in two separate smuggling events. Office of Field Operations officers working the Juarez-Lincoln International Bridge October 16 and 17 interdicted two drug smuggling attempts leading to the seizure of 55 … Read more55 Pounds of Meth, Cocaine, Heroin Seized in Failed Texas Border Crossing

Infosys techies accuse CEO, CFO of unethical practices

Bengaluru, Oct 21 (IANS) A few anonymous employees of global software vendor Infosys have accused its Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Salil Parekh and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Nilanjan Roy of unethical practices for many quarters. “Parekh and Roy have been resorting to unethical practices for many quarters, as evident from their e-mails and voice recordings of … Read moreInfosys techies accuse CEO, CFO of unethical practices

Is America Becoming Sinicized?

Victor Davis Hanson // National Review Alittle over 40 years ago, Chinese Communist strongman and reformer Deng Xiaoping began 15 years of sweeping economic reforms. They were designed to end the disastrous, even murderous planned economy of Mao Zedong, who died in 1976. The results of Deng’s revolution astonished the … Read more → Please … Read moreIs America Becoming Sinicized?

Lobbyist for India’s Outsourcing Industry May Take Over DHS

A former lobbyist for India’s huge job-outsourcing industry is a top candidate to take over the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Chad Wolf worked as a lobbyist for NASSCOM in 2016 but may be picked by President Donald Trump to replace departing chief Kevin McAleenan, sources told Breitbart News. For a reported price of $60,000, … Read moreLobbyist for India’s Outsourcing Industry May Take Over DHS

Flash Update No. 12

(SGS Subscription required) • Dangerous Times for the U.S. Dollar; Intensifying Flight to Precious Metals Likely • Domestic Systemic Liquidity Issues Appear Serious: Third-Quarter 2019 Velocity of Money (M3) Is on Track for Its Sharpest Quarterly Drop Since the Depths of the Great Recession • Liquidity Crisis Intensifies, Reflecting Deepening Financial-System Instabilities • Used by … Read moreFlash Update No. 12

Q3 earnings season starts amid backdrop of 1% median revenue decline in Q2

Staffing firms are starting to post earnings reports for the third quarter. However, research released last week by Staffing Industry Analysts found second-quarter revenue at publicly traded staffing firms decreased by a median 1.0% year over year. The second quarter marked the fourth decelerating quarter of growth. Median revenue growth declined even further in the … Read moreQ3 earnings season starts amid backdrop of 1% median revenue decline in Q2

Earnings season starting for Q3, but median revenue decline was 1% in Q2

Staffing firms are starting to post earnings reports for the third quarter. However, research released last week by Staffing Industry Analysts found second-quarter revenue at publicly traded staffing firms decreased by a median 1.0% year over year. The second quarter marked the fourth decelerating quarter of growth. Median revenue growth declined even further in the … Read moreEarnings season starting for Q3, but median revenue decline was 1% in Q2

BankW Staffing acquires Boston-based staffing provider

BankW Staffing announced Friday that it acquired KNF&T Staffing Resources, a Boston-based staffing provider founded in 1983. “KNF&T’s customer-focused philosophy is ideally matched with the values we embody here at BankW,” said Jason Kroll, founder and managing partner of BankW Staffing. Both firms provide staffing in finance/accounting, administrative, customer services, human resources and legal. BankW’s … Read moreBankW Staffing acquires Boston-based staffing provider

Feds make arrests, say sheet metal company used staffing firm to employ undocumented workers

Four executives at a Chicago area sheet metal fabrication company were arrested on suspicion of using a staffing firm to employ at least 18 undocumented workers, the US Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Illinois reported. The sheet metal fabrication company, KSO MetalFab, in Streamwood, Illinois, was audited in 2017 by US Immigration and … Read moreFeds make arrests, say sheet metal company used staffing firm to employ undocumented workers

Senators announce bill to curb employee noncompete agreements

Legislation to restrict use of noncompete agreements in employment was announced last week by US Sens.Todd Young, R-Indiana, and Chris Murphy, D-Connecticut. The legislation calls for limiting use of noncompete agreements to include only “necessary instance of a dissolution of a partnership or the sale of a business,” according to the Senators’ announcement. “Noncompete agreements stifle … Read moreSenators announce bill to curb employee noncompete agreements

Doctors, hospital administrators differ on retirement notice; could be costly: Survey

There’s a disconnect between physicians and hospital administrators when it comes to retirement, according to a survey released last week by Jackson Physician Search. Hospital administrators would like more advance notice from physicians when they decide to retire. Nearly 50% of hospital administrators said the ideal time for advance notice was three years, according to … Read moreDoctors, hospital administrators differ on retirement notice; could be costly: Survey

Doctors, hospital administrators differ on retirement notice; could be costly: Jackson Physician Search

There’s a disconnect between physicians and hospital administrators when it comes to retirement, according to a survey released last week by Jackson Physician Search. Hospital administrators would like more advance notice from physicians when they decide to retire. Nearly 50% of hospital administrators said the ideal time for advance notice was three years, according to … Read moreDoctors, hospital administrators differ on retirement notice; could be costly: Jackson Physician Search

Judicial Watch: New Benghazi Documents Confirm Clinton Email Cover-Up

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch today released new Clinton emails on the Benghazi controversy that had been covered up for years and would have exposed Hillary Clinton’s email account if they had been released when the State Department first uncovered them in 2014. The long withheld email, clearly responsive to Judicial Watch’s lawsuit seeking records … Read moreJudicial Watch: New Benghazi Documents Confirm Clinton Email Cover-Up

The Proper Way to Welcome the People Destroying the World

The heads of mining and fossil-fuel companies are meeting this month in Melbourne to exchange tips on how to best extract wealth from the planet. We must greet them with mass protest. “Collins St, 5 pm” by John Brack, 1955. National Gallery of Victoria It’s easy to forget that Melbourne, now regarded as a laid-back … Read moreThe Proper Way to Welcome the People Destroying the World

“It’s Not About 30 Pesos, It’s About 30 Years”

In Chile, a transit fare hike turned into a nationwide mass protest against austerity. Now the country’s right-wing president and military are responding with repression unseen since the Pinochet dictatorship. Police attack protestors in Chile, October 18, 2019. Frente Fotografico / Facebook On Friday night, Chile’s right-wing president Sebastían Piñera called a state of emergency … Read more“It’s Not About 30 Pesos, It’s About 30 Years”

If Rideshare Driving Is SO Bad, Why Do People Keep Doing It?

There are lots of folks who like to complain about rideshare driving but one question that rarely gets asked – why are they still doing it? Senior RSG contributor Jay Cradeur investigates some of the reasons drivers still drive for Uber and Lyft despite their complaints. It seems that all the news about rideshare driving … Read moreIf Rideshare Driving Is SO Bad, Why Do People Keep Doing It?

The Teamsters’ James Hoffa Is Wrong About Medicare for All

Short-sighted union leaders who oppose Medicare for All — like James Hoffa of the Teamsters — think they can strengthen their own individual unions by using private health insurance as an organizing tool. But they’re sacrificing their members’ wages in the process. Teamsters union president James Hoffa listens to a question from the media at … Read moreThe Teamsters’ James Hoffa Is Wrong About Medicare for All

Service to Israel Is the Reason for America’s 20-year War in the Middle East

Service to Israel Is the Reason for America’s 20-year War in the Middle East The hoax “war on terror” was a fabrication to serve as cover for massive crimes against humanity for the purpose of Greater Israel—from the Nile to the Euphrates. https://www.globalresearch.ca/greater-israel-the-zionist-plan-for-the-middle-east/5324815  The post Service to Israel Is the Reason for America’s 20-year War … Read moreService to Israel Is the Reason for America’s 20-year War in the Middle East

Climate Action 100+: A Global Warming Activism Shakedown

What’s green, worth tens of trillions of dollars, and makes corporations an offer they can’t refuse? The answer: Climate Action 100+, an institutional investor-led initiative that in its brief existence has emerged as a force for radical social transformation. The group already has secured commitments from more than 160 corporations worldwide to reduce greenhouse gas … Read moreClimate Action 100+: A Global Warming Activism Shakedown

Consulate briefs media about steps taken for normalcy in Kashmir, plans to boost its economy

BY JYOTHSNA HEDGE Atlanta, GA, October 21, 2019: The office of Consul General of India, Atlanta hosted a media briefing on October 17, 2019 at the India House to provide updated information about the state of affairs in Kashmir post the abrogation of article 370 and 35A of the Indian Constitution, and the bifurcation of … Read moreConsulate briefs media about steps taken for normalcy in Kashmir, plans to boost its economy

The Miseducation of Samantha Power

Samantha Power’s new memoir, The Education of an Idealist, is an important and engaging work that should be widely read — especially by those of us who disagree with her. It deftly conveys the linkage between personal biography and political belief, showing Power not as a wily imperialist villain but a committed liberal whose consistent … Read moreThe Miseducation of Samantha Power

Does Homelessness Put the Public’s Health at Risk?

Homeless camps can often be unclean places because of the lack of trash pickup and bathrooms. Few would deny that living in one, or being homeless in general, comes with numerous health and safety hazards. But does homelessness put the … Continue reading → The post Does Homelessness Put the Public’s Health at Risk? appeared … Read moreDoes Homelessness Put the Public’s Health at Risk?

Are U.S. Cities ‘Going to Hell’ Because of Homelessness?

Homeless camps can often be unclean places because of the lack of trash pickup and bathrooms. Few would deny that living in one, or being homeless in general, comes with numerous health and safety hazards. But does homelessness put the … Continue reading → The post Are U.S. Cities ‘Going to Hell’ Because of Homelessness? … Read moreAre U.S. Cities ‘Going to Hell’ Because of Homelessness?

Could 2020 Be The Year Of The California Copycats? Other States Line Up To Consider Misclassification Statutes

Gig economy businesses across the country looked to what happened in California this year and cringed. Other states looked there and were intrigued. After California passed the most aggressive independent contract statute in the nation in 2019 and made it extremely difficult for gig economy businesses to classify their workers as independent contractors, a string … Read moreCould 2020 Be The Year Of The California Copycats? Other States Line Up To
Consider Misclassification Statutes