Category Archives: U.S.

Democratic presidential candidate, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt. speaks during a campaign rally in Kissimmee, Fla., Thursday, March 10, 2016. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

What Americans Don’t Get About Nordic Countries

The reason Nordics stick with the system is because they can see that they come out ahead—not just as a group, but as individuals.


Americans fear a life of ‘dead-end crap jobs with crap wages’

Jo-Ann was a child prodigy who went to college at age 14. She graduated and landed a coveted job at Citigroup.

Soon she was flying around the world leading meetings. Then she jumped to a management role at a financial printer. She was middle class, maybe even on her way to the upper middle class … until the tech bubble burst. And September 11th hit.

The U.S. fell into a recession and companies cut back. In 2002, Jo-Ann was forced to train the Indian workers that would replace her.

Pope Francis at Vargihna


  Pope Francis has accepted an invitation from Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-Ohio) to address a joint session of Congress on Sept. 24 during his planned trip to…