San Francisco is without doubt one of the costliest locations on the earth to stay — six determine incomes are thought-about “low” and even the tiniest homes are farcically costly.
Housing prices are fueled by a mix of property hypothesis, NIMBYism that forestalls high-density initiatives, and, in fact, the world-beating wealth inequality of […]
GDP and inventory market efficiency are the 2 metrics that economists (and politicians) use to measure the well being of a nation’s financial system, and by these metrics, Trump is doing a hell of a job.
These are oblique proxies for the well being of a nation: when there’s plenty of financial exercise […]
In most international locations, rising productiveness means fewer working hours: however US staff, among the many world’s best, put longer hours than different rich-country staff, particularly nordic staff — if America’s productiveness/hours curve labored prefer it does in Denmark and Norway, American staff would get an extra 2.2 months of trip yearly.
Illinois lawmakers have wish to finish inmates’ co-payments of $5 for every jail physician go to — the equal of a month’s wages within the jail’s $zero.05/hour and beneath workshops; in Oregon, they’re considering making a $Three-5/go to co-pay.
There are 42 states the place prisoners pay to see medical doctors, with the […]
It was as soon as the usual that companies that carried out properly would give all their workers an annual elevate, partially to acknowledge employees’ contribution to the enterprise’s fortunes, partially to make sure that wages saved tempo with inflation (in any other case employees can be struggling a real-terms pay-cut yearly).
Supreme Court Justice Neal Gorsuch used his stolen Supreme Court seat to hold the day for companies towards employees in Epic Systems Corp. v. Lewis, ruling that employers may power potential staff to signal away their authorized proper to take part at school motion fits as a situation of employment.
This signifies […]
The Vatican has revealed
“‘Oeconomicae et pecuniariae quaestiones’. Considerations for an ethical discernment regarding some aspects of the present economic-financial system” of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith and the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development, 17.05.2018, a prolonged report on the wickedness of Wall Street, wherein the finance trade is […]
The US birth-rate continued to plummet final 12 months, with births falling in practically all teams, and a one-year dropoff in general fertility not seen since 2010; the US fertility price is at its lowest degree in recorded historical past.
The falling birth-rate even hit girls of their 30s, one of the crucial […]
It’s true that the 1% have gathered a large share of America’s nationwide wealth; however simply as vital is the cohort of execs — “well-behaved, flannel-suited crowd of lawyers, doctors, dentists, mid-level investment bankers, M.B.A.s with opaque job titles, and assorted other professionals” — who model themselves because the “meritocratic middle class” however who […]
London — floor zero for monetary shenanigans, money-laundering, and the conversion of housing from a human necessity to an asset-class — has spent a long time changing itself to an inert, open-air vault stuffed with status-displaying safe-deposit packing containers owned by offshore criminals and oligarchs who “improve” their empty properties with absurd fripperies to […]