The TTIP, "Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership," secretly negotiated since June 2013 could massively threaten social and environmental regulations and public sector jobs. Corporations can sue states, states cannot sue corporations and decisions are irrevocable. Sovereignty and community rights are in peril.
George Harrison, Steve Jobs, Dennis Weaver....
have in common their love for Paramahansa Yogananda who brought yoga and meditation to the West, who founded the first vegetarian restaurant in the country, and was an apostle of positive thought.
The empirical-historical analysis of the top incomes and their wealth are at the center with Thomas Piketty's "Capital" (2014). The share of the top 10% in income was never below 60% from 1917 to 2012. A wealth tax is vital to reverse the exploding inequality. The richest 400 Americans have more wealth than 150 million.
Fewer and Fewer Jobs As we head deeper into the 21st century, it's becoming painfully obvious that there are fewer and fewer jobs available. As noted by Marshall Brain, founder of How Stuff Works and author of Manna, there are more working-age people in the U.S. receiving some form of welfare than there are working-age people who do not.