Tagged: unemployment

Make Way for the Robots

Make Way for the Robots

Sofia, an artificially intelligent robot, speaks with Ben Goertzel, AI researcher (left) and Mike Butcher (right), from TechCrunch, at this week’s Web Summit in Lisbon. As America grapples with perceived problems from the past, the problems...

A World of Science and Fiction

A World of Science and Fiction

  It’s a science fiction world, that’s for sure. But who can tell the science from the fiction? On this day dedicated to the (fictional?) Saint of Love, the morning’s electronic mail includes a...

6 Changes Jamaica Can Make Toward Gaining Economic Empowerment – Is This The Blueprint To Save Jamaica’s Reeling Economy?

6 Changes Jamaica Can Make Toward Gaining Economic Empowerment – Is This The Blueprint To Save Jamaica’s Reeling Economy?

The Atlantic Black Star published this article titled “6 Changes Jamaica Can Make Toward Gaining Economic Empowerment“.  The writer provides real country examples for each of the six points. Could this be a Blueprint...

Economics 101

Economics 101

While I have not been shaken from my belief that much of the debt crisis thingy was about both parties ganging up to send the teaparty into needed retirement, I must admit concerns about...

I’m back.

I’m back.

I’m back.  I guess I could hype and say “I’mmmm baaaaack!”.  But no, I left quietly and without fanfare and will return the same way.  So why did I stop blogging in the first...

How Big Business Bullies the Government

How Big Business Bullies the Government

Not surprisingly, special interests that stand to profit from government policies use their wealth to steer governments in their favor. In America, one of their most effective tools is lobbying, along with channeling campaign...

Throwing Less Fortunate Americans Under the Bus

Throwing Less Fortunate Americans Under the Bus

You must have heard the cliche, “Is this a great country or what?” It’s supposed to refer to the USA, and the back-up is usually some story about a penniless immigrant who became a...

Facing the Jobless Monster – One Family’s Journey

Facing the Jobless Monster – One Family’s Journey

The unemployment rate and other technical terms used to describe the impact fail to capture the anguish and human toll of the economic  tsunami. . Like a tornado, it strike swats within communities and...

Diaspora’s Secret Sauce – How will We Gain Continued Success?

Diaspora’s Secret Sauce – How will We Gain Continued Success?

On Friday, we received the dreaded news of the latest unemployment pain in the US. The media spun it as bad but better. . However there is a very telling story beyond the top...

Chicken Little and  Johnnie Jancrow @ Starbucks

Chicken Little and Johnnie Jancrow @ Starbucks

Recently these two birds were overheard on a break at a local Starbucks! Jancrow:  So  what can I get you today? Chicken Little : How about a large fear Bull! Jancrow:  I have a...