This Friday the Summer Olympics will officially start — can London escape the "Olympic Curse"?
"After twenty years of service, I am ashamed to have had any association with the Fund at all," wrote Peter Doyle an ex-economist for the International Monetary Fund.
We are meeting in the heart of the City after the banking blog called on rating agency employees to talk about their experiences.
Although there have been stories I the alternative media about the events in Aurora, I’m going to limit the scope of this article to analyzing the mainstream version of what happened.
If you want to kill large numbers of people, you should seriously consider buying a handgun or assault rifle.
Americans' confidence in television news dropped to a new low, with only 21 percent of adults expressing a great deal or quite a lot of confidence in it, according to a Gallup poll conducted June 7-10.
Do you want to see where this country is headed? If so, don't focus on the few areas that are still very prosperous.
We’re back from Comic-Con International, and we’ve got a story to tell. After four days of crowds, cosplay and coming attractions — and comics, of course — we have a loooong list of favorite things. But that’s way more than Maria von Trapp sang about
The Christian Science Monitor seldom if ever deviates from the larger promotional trajectory of the power elite that creates certain dominant social themes – fear-based promotions that shove Western middle classes toward globalist solutions.
Much of the problem is the super generous retirement plans available to many state, federal and local government workers. As always, a bit of common sense would help cushion the impact of this largess.
This most basic decision should be reviewed daily "in a crisis" and weekly in preparation for a TSHTF scenario. In order to make the correct call you must understand the situation that you are in.
The 400-metre world record holder, Michael Johnson, believes disabled athletes who use prosthetic limbs should not be allowed to compete in able-bodied races, as it has not been disproved whether or not it provides them with an "unfair advantage".
Ben Bernanke offered a gloomy outlook for the US economy but the Federal Reserve chairman offered no hint of further monetary easing in testimony to Congress.
They will take everything if you don't stop them.
Tackling stimulating subjects like mass extinction and resource wars with nary a human character in sight, Grant Morrison and Barry Sonnenfeld’s Dominion: Dinosaurs vs. Aliens is a cerebral sci-fi experiment that’s far more ambitious than it sounds.
I have a few comments after reading the guest article by Max Velocity on small team tactics. I realize the author's perspective is colored by his time in Afghanistan and Iraq, but there are some issues I have with his article.
My husband and I, along with our three children, moved from a moderate sized Texas town of 200,000 to a small spread out community of about 1.500. That population of 1,500 lives in an area of about 40 square miles.
Anthony Daniels, who writes under the pen name Theodore Dalrymple, is a retired prison doctor and psychiatrist who tells of his experiences with his patients in "Life at the Bottom." It’s an insightful book of essays about the self-destructive behavi
Voluntaryists have a unique outlook on government. They view the State as an invasive institution. It imposes a coercive monopoly over defense services and collects its revenues via compulsory taxation.
Does legalizing gay marriage go far enough?
Politicians on the both left and right want to restrict your freedom.
It's not clear if voters really care about the fact that Mitt Romney hasn't revealed more than one year of taxes, but the talk surrounding this issue is so loud that it's a "win" for Obama because it's a topic other than the economy and jobs
Jan Helfeld interviews John Stossel
Milos Forman, who won Academy Awards for best director for the films "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" and "Amadeus," has penned a defense of the formal American military/political system, the one that is waging at least six overt and covert wars ove
UK Telegraph associate business editor Jeremy Warner has just written a very good appraisal of Spain's misguided "austerity" policies being put in place by Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy.
Though we've written a number of positive articles about Iceland, we're rapidly getting over the idea of Iceland as a courageous "mighty mite" standing up against Europe's "banksters."
Google is hiring up to expand its Internet access business – called Google Fiber – beyond its testing grounds of Kansas City, according Capstone Investments analyst Rory Maher.
On the Fourth of July, comedian Chris Rock tweeted: "Happy white peoples independence day the slaves weren't free but I'm sure they enjoyed fireworks." Chris Rock disowns the holiday with tongue-in-cheek.
John Simpson has a prestigious job as the BBC's world affairs editor but like most people he is worried about mortality. Unlike most, Simpson has announced he plans to do something about it – he's going to kill himself at some point.