If people want to see alien megastructures, they don’t need to look off into a far away solar system. There are already alien megastructures right here on Earth.
In 2010 — five years ago — the U.S. Congress passed into law a requirement that publicly-traded corporations must publicly reveal the gap between the pay for their CEOs and the pay for the rest of their employees. It wasn’t until yesterday that the Securities
Columbus Business First notes that Republican presidential contender Jeb Bush is headline the 2015 Annual Meeting of the Ohio Chamber of Commerce, and that “Bush has been trying to consolidate support among possible donors and political leaders” in the populous swing state. What Columbus Business First doesn’t
There are many secrets held by corporations in the United States, but it’s surprising how much you can find out about these centers of power if you only know where to look. Whether they exist for a profit or non-profit purpose, corporate entities must register
During the 2012 presidential election, Mitt Romney made it clear that he is opposed to equality in marriage rights for heterosexuals and homosexuals. “I do not favor marriage between people of the same gender, and I do not favor civil unions if they are identical
The Dow Jones Industrial Average, a measure of the value of U.S. corporate wealth, has been hitting record highs lately: But in a news release this month, the U.S. Department of Agriculture reports that the percentage of households with food insecurity remains historically high: That
Smart Store Privacy is a start, but only a start. It’s a little token of respect for privacy, providing a small territory of safety within a wide open field under the continual scrutiny of data hunters.
Last March, I wrote about two bills before the U.S. Congress — H.R. 1010 in the House and S. 460 in the Senate. Together, these bills are known as the Fair Minimum Wage Act, and if passed they would increase the minimum wage from its current $7.25/hour to $10.10/hour over
Not 1 of the 217 Republicans Voting to Slash Food Aid for Hungry Americans Supports an End to Corporate Oil Subsidies
On Thursday September 19 2013, 217 Republican members of the House of Representatives voted to approve H.R. 3102, a bill to push 3.8 million Americans into hunger, kicking them out of the food stamp program despite the fact that they are unemployed or underemployed. How
As years pass, corporations have been cutting more and more manufacturing jobs in America and shipping those jobs halfway around the world to factories in Asia, which then ship their products back to the United States for sale. There’s nothing wrong in the abstract with
As Brendan Kiley notes, McDonalds has created a special budgeting guide for its employees. Here’s just one page from the guide: Kiley has noticed that there isn’t any spot for food in McDonalds’ sample budget for its employees, that heat won’t be a necessity either,