Employee Owned Companies Pass the “Recession Test”

Employee Owned Companies Pass the “Recession Test”






Employee Owned Companies Pass the “Recession Test” Employee stock ownership of companies has been promoted in the US since the country’s founding. After the Revolutionary War, Treasury Secretary Alexander Hamilton fostered the resurgence of the Codfish industry by providing financial subsidies, but only for ships that had written profit-sharing agreements with their crews. This program, […]






Humans Vs Robots: Humans are Better at Some Stuff

Humans Vs Robots: Humans are Better at Some Stuff






Humans Vs Robots: Humans are Better at Some Stuff Robots are coming for all our jobs, but we’ve still got the edge in a few key areas. McKinsey’s new report on the future of automation notes that humans are better than robots at: spotting new patterns, logical reasoning, creativity, coordination between multiple agents, natural language […]






The Great Recession Is Over, and America is Running on Empty

The Great Recession Is Over, and America is Running on Empty






The Great Recession Is Over, and America is Running on Empty A Gallup study of US growth and productivity finds there has been NO economic recovery. “The Great Recession may be over, but America is running on empty,” writes Jim Clifton, Chairman/CEO at Gallup. The US Council on Competitiveness asked Gallup to conduct, pro bono, […]






IMF Downgrades US Economic Forecast

IMF Downgrades US Economic Forecast






IMF Downgrades US Economic Forecast The International Monetary Fund  (IMF) downgraded its forecast for the US economy this year and said America should raise the minimum wage to help the poor, offer paid maternity leave to encourage more women to work and overhaul the corporate tax system to boost productivity. In its annual checkup of […]