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TPP (Trans-Pacific Partnership) Is Not the New World Order

TPP (Trans-Pacific Partnership) Is Not the New World Order

It seems like there is always a conspiracy going on within the government – that they are secretly out to harm the American people. Lately, the banning of confederate flags has stirred up controversy and attention in the online world. Soon after, SCOTUS had declared marriage equality is a constitutionally protected right, which henceforth allowed […]

Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) the Walmart of a New Trade Agreement?

Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) the Walmart of a New Trade Agreement?

Rumors in the U.S. regarding the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement appear to indicate a vast, new global trade deal among the Pacific Rim which may be dubbed the Walmart distribution of trade. Although there is a tight seal around what the agreement entails, word has it that it may be similar to NAFTA – the […]

Are Uber Drivers Employees? Ruling Could Hurt Sharing Economy

Are Uber Drivers Employees? Ruling Could Hurt Sharing Economy

The so-called sharing economy, which is largely based on people working for crowd-sourced applications and services, could face a new regulatory challenge (and be hurt financially) if a labor ruling stands that says the “contractors” for them, like Uber drivers, are actually employees. A California Labor Commission ruling, being appealed in state court, could have […]

Florence City Council Shuns Austerity and Kick-Starts Economic Development

Florence City Council Shuns Austerity and Kick-Starts Economic Development

Florence City Council has decided to shun austerity and kick-start the economic development of the city from the fiscal year 2015-16. The beautiful coastal city of Florence in the State of Oregon, was once the scene of robust development and growth thanks to the flourishing tourism industry. The retirement industry was also recording substantial growth […]

Visa Violations by Top Indian IT Firms Being Probed by Department of Labor

Visa Violations by Top Indian IT Firms Being Probed by Department of Labor

Visa violations by Infosys and Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), two of the top IT firms based in India, are being probed by the U.S. Department of Labor. The contract held by these two Indian companies with Southern California Edison, an electric utility company, possibly violates the regulations for foreign technology workers. Recently, more than 500 […]

Narendra Modi’s First Year as Prime Minister of India, Roadblocks Remain

Narendra Modi’s First Year as Prime Minister of India, Roadblocks Remain

As Narendra Modi completes his first year in office as the Prime Minister of India, he seems to have scored decently on a few aspects, while the major roadblocks faced by the economy still remain. One of them is his popularity among the non-resident Indian (NRI) community as well as the Indian population. Other aspect […]

Millennials and the Silent Generation

Millennials and the Silent Generation

Millennials, a group born somewhere between the mid-1980s and early 2000s, may have more in common with the Silent Generation, those who grew up in the 1920’s and experienced the Great Depression, than with their Baby Boomer parents. This generation, also known as ‘Generation Y,’ due to being born right after the X Generation, is often seen […]

James Dimon on J.P Morgan Forecast

James Dimon on J.P Morgan Forecast

Late Wednesday, JPMorgan Chase CEO, Jamie Dimon, released his annual shareholder letter where he commented on the future of the investment bank. While the financial hardship of 2008-09 are well behind JPMorgan, it has paid out more than $26 billion since 2013 in fines and settlements and Dimon projects a spirit of realism in his […]

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