Economics Archive

A Woman on the $10 Bill Means….?

The U.S. Department of Treasury has confirmed that we will definitely see a woman on the

Snoop Dogg: Ronald Reagan to Blame For L.A. Gang Violence

via The Daily Beast    Nearly a quarter century after the heyday of West Coast hip-hop,

Why Experts Reject Creativity

via The Atlantic In 2007, Steve Ballmer, then-CEO of Microsoft, emphatically predicted that Apple’s new phone

Microsoft Investing in Africa’s Tech Startups

Microsoft is keeping a close eye on the innovation and tech-generated startups coming out of Africa

A Coffee Brand Saves Kids From Gangs

KENCO “COFFEE VS GANGS” What: A coffee company is using job opportunities to help show young

Map: How much $100 is really worth in every state

Not all Benjamins are created equal. For the first time ever, the federal government this year introduced

Even When Police Do Wear Cameras, Don’t Count on Seeing the Footage

At the heart of the Michael Brown shooting in Ferguson, Missouri, is a case of he

Bottled Water Comes From the Most Drought-Ridden Places in the Country

Via Mother Jones Bottled-water drinkers, we have a problem: there’s a good chance that your water

University President Takes $90,000 Pay Cut to Give a Raise to His Minimum Wage Workers

Raymond Burse recently took over as president of Kentucky State University. With the job—which Burse will

Two Years to Live the Dream is Not Enough: A Brief Reflection on What’s Happened and What’s Next for Tech and DACA-mented Leaders Working Together Towards Immigration Reform

Having just celebrated Immigrant Heritage Month and our nation’s independence, it is imperative we think about


Building the youth movement – “At the recent Good Jobs, Green Jobs Conference, the BlueGreen Alliance was proud to

Young Women Need the Ohio Equal Pay Act

As a young woman, I find it really embarrassing that in the year 2014 women still

President Obama: Raise the Americorps Living Allowance

Please join me in encouraging Obama and Congress to give Americorps members fair compensation by signing

Guess Who’s Coming To Dinner

Happy Post Super Bowl Everybody! What better time to turn our focus to the host state

Phillip Agnew of The Dream Defenders Delivers First State of Youth Address [Video]

Prepping the leaders of tomorrow for responsible political awareness in the future is vital for the