I wrote last year about the remarkable acknowledgement by Bono that free markets were the best way to lift people out of poverty. The leader of the U2 band and long-time anti-poverty activist specifically stated that, capitalism has been the most effective ideology we have known in taking people out of extreme poverty.
Europe faces yet another recession, and the prospect is shaking global financial markets. To eliminate the persistent threat of collapse, Europe must drop the euro, and Germany must abandon mercantilism.
When it comes to charity, no one has as big a heart as Americans. So, this begs the following questions: Which Americans give so much? And why?
The stock market Bulls have been right for almost 6 years. They have been crushing the Bears since March of 2009. It hasnt even been a close contest. During this time, the S&P 500 has gone from 666 to a peak of over 2,000 in mid-September of this year.
Cuba to the rescue Thats right: The communist Caribbean country is stepping up to help fight Ebola in Africa. Of course, it should be pointed out that the world isnt exactly clamoring for Cuban healthcare whenever an epidemic breaks out.
The case is North Carolina State Board of Dental Examiners v. FTC, and involves actions taken by that states dental board to prevent non-dentists from providing teeth-whitening services.
The powers that be feared the printing press centuries ago because it empowered people and spread literacy. The Internet and social media takes this to a whole new level and it scares Washington.
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