Time To Write An Obituary For Newspapers?

How many of us grew up taking newspapers for granted as a key ingredient of our lives? From your paper route when you were young (hey, that’s how Warren Buffett started) to all those cartoons built around husbands reading their newspapers at the breakfast table,...

The American Dream, R.I.P.?

Is the American Dream dead? For a majority of people, it is, according to the CNN Money survey announced this past week. Several other studies confirm that. The term “American Dream” was coined in 1931 by author James Adams, who wrote: “The American...

Jobs After The Great Recession

As Mark was getting ready to graduate from high school, recruiters came to his school to recruit him to join Uncle Sam’s armed forces. The benefits, we all know, are good: cheap education, great benefits, and job security. Most high school grads, out to conquer...

Isaac Asimov’s Predictions for 2014

Isaac Asimov has been dead for more than twenty years. After he visited the New York World’s Fair of 1964, the noted writer of “hard” science fiction wondered aloud (okay, in print) what the world would look like in fifty years’ time. The...