Ivanka Trump taking an official job in the White House isn’t close to the worst thing we’ve seen so far. There’s even some chance she’ll be a constructive force on women’s issues. Which is already more than you can say about her father on immigration and race.
The position is said to be unpaid. But as with everything the Trumps do, there’s ROI in it.
For all their talk about being pro-businesses, the Republicans’ TumpCare-RyanCare bill to replace the ACA is anything but. Big business makes all the headlines, it spends all the money on lobbyists, it makes the big contributions to Congressional election campaigns. But according to the U.S. Small Business Administration, it’s literally a drop in the bucket. […]
With low wages, nutritionally harmful food and an oversized global presence, McDonald’s Corp. is less a part of the solution than the problem. But for 20 glorious minutes today, there was this: Here’s the story by NPR.
If there is one thing giant corporations can be trusted to do well, it’s to develop and follow repeatable processes. Making french fries? There’s a process for that. Introducing a new product? Process. Hiring? Follow the process. Laying off? That too. Overhauling the corporate benefits package? More processes. From small details (foreclosing on a customer’s […]
Donald Trump as POTUS is like working for the boss from hell, except without vacations or weekends. And you can’t just get another job.
A theme is emerging this morning as I scroll Facebook that poor people deserve to be poor. It precipitates from coverage of the new Republican plan to replace Obamacare – how it not only punishes poor people, but seeks to create more of them by: Taking more cash out of their pockets through reduced subsidies […]
If I was running the Democratic Party, I’d do whatever possible to put the following two phrases on everybody’s lips: Republicans can’t govern. Republican economics are a proven failure. These phrases not only define the opposition, they help redefine the Democrats in important ways. The first implies that while everybody knows Democrats are lousy street […]