An interesting paper out on the gender pay gap. We all know very well that women, on average, have lower incomes than men, again on average. This simple fact is not enough though – we would like to know why this is so. In economic terms there are two possibilities […]
An interesting little set of numbers here. Numbers that show us that the estate tax, or if you prefer the death tax, is already too high. We would in fact gain more revenue if we simply abolished it altogether. That is, the current rate is already over the peak of […]
The mission of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is to provide lending to “Mom and Pop” businesses on Main Street. The recipients are supposed to be entrepreneurs with great ideas who just can’t find financing in the private marketplace. The public image is one of apple pie, baseball and […]
It’s both the lifeline and bane of brand/agency engagements. Ah the dreaded RFP. I can’t imagine brand executives enjoy writing them nor culling through completed responses. In the same vein, most veteran agency managers eye roll each time one arrives. It seems that everyone debates whether or not the RFP […]
Two music industry vets are teaming up to recreate the Seventies nightclub world and bring immersive theater to the States in a bigger way.
LG just unveiled today in San Francisco its latest smartphone, the V20, and as usual, the South Korean tech company is zigging when everyone is zagging.
SmackDown’s tag division is entertaining, and I wish I could say the same thing for Raw.
Despite the perspective offered by the Unemployment Rate, the domestic economy as evidenced by the August ISM Index and its sister ISM Services Index show the tone of the US economy is anemic. Under President Obama’s leadership, economic growth has averaged about 1.3% a year. To put that in perspective, […]
Hermine is no longer with us but is certainly in the running for legendary social media status. The storm was tracked from the Atlantic Ocean as Invest 99L to landfalling Hurricane Hermine in the panhandle of Florida. Landfall was not the end of Hermine. The storm was downgraded to a […]