Lobbying Rules Completely Ineffective At Stopping Revolving Door

By: Monday February 3, 2014 8:29 am

Are you sitting down? The lobbying rules designed to slow down the revolving door have failed. According to the New York Times, an analysis of congressional staffer data has revealed that not only is the practice of government worker-to-lobbyist continuing, the meager ethics rule that do exist are being ignored. Apparently being a “public servant” [...]

As Nation’s Income Gap Widens DC Sees Boom Times

By: Monday November 18, 2013 7:59 am

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. As poverty and unemployment numbers are revised upwards and the nation’s income gap widens, DC is having boom times as the Dow crosses 16,000. Truly a tale of two economies with a 9.9 out of 10 chance that you aren’t in the one [...]

Technological Unemployment To Hit Service Sector

By: Wednesday March 27, 2013 9:34 am

The story of robotics replacing workers in manufacturing is nothing new but now it seems that robots are moving into the once unthinkable sector of service jobs. The kind of work some previously thought only humans could do. If you meet Baxter, the latest humanoid robot from Rethink Robotics – you should get comfortable with [...]

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