My whole life I have never stopped dreaming. We all have dreams, but here is what is different about dreams today: now is the time to dream big, because even during tough times like these, you can still make your dreams happen.
Consultant, Writer, Senior Fellow with The Campaign for America's Future
Almost three years later, people are still hewing to the flawed philosophies that led to the financial crisis. That prevents the country from taking steps to end the permanent recession that enshrouds whole segments of our population.
Senior Fellow, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities
We can smooth out the month-by-month data all we want, but the fact is that job growth in the United States is just too slow to provide working families with the job and income opportunities they need.
Arizona's law has not been shown to reduce illegal immigration. In 2008, the first year it was in effect, state income tax collection dropped 13%. But sales tax revenues on food and clothing remained fairly steady.
Economic Counselor and Director of the Research Department of the International Monetary Fund
Governments have five tools to adjust to capital flows: monetary policy, fiscal policy, foreign exchange intervention, prudential tools, and capital controls. The challenge is to find, for each case, the right combination.
Loyal3 could help answer the question of how Facebook might both go public and retain its independence and innovativeness, without being crushed by Wall Street's shortsighted pursuit of quarterly profit.
Author, The Progressive Revolution: How the Best in America Came to Be
It's unfortunate that some community bankers have gotten caught up on the wrong side of this battle, but the bottom line couldn't be clearer. Swipe fee regulation is a straightforward fight between Main Street and Wall Street.
Climate disruption means more precarious livelihoods, which also interfere with health and well being. And these challenges will only grow more acute as global population expands from 6.9 billion today to 9.2 billion in 2050.
Founder, Network For Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE)
My employment at a corporate giant gave me the tools to bring entrepreneurship education to at-risk youth around the world by focusing on the value of teamwork and courtesy. My transition from fast-track entrepreneur and later teaching was not easy, but it was worth it.
Real estate attorney and Editor in Chief, Boating Times Long Island
There's a new grudge war, between homeowners who can afford their mortgages and ones who can't. They express ill feelings towards neighbors, focusing on some break they sense a struggling homeowner is getting.