Topic: Economy

Fear, Self-Inflicted Wounds Have Defined America Since 9/11

Sept. 12, 2016
U.S. Flags

In our economy, our culture and our psyche, the ripple effects have been felt ever since 9/11. Fear has seemed to rule us.

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CEO Success Does Not Predict Success as President

April 8, 2016
Donald Trump

Trump’s apparent failure to recognize the difference between business plans and government macroeconomic policies should make us all doubt his ability to perform well as America’s president.

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The Future of Black Friday is a Hybrid

Nov. 30, 2015

The future of Black Friday will be a hybrid, a Black Weekend full of online and in-store events, and in-store events with online technology. To stay ahead, companies need to offer deals that are great, not good. They must give consumers an incentive that goes beyond the new norm of daily deals.

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Sustaining America's Food Supply Starts With Taking Back the Mid-Sized Farms

Oct. 16, 2014
Sustaining America's Food Supply Starts With Taking Back the Mid-Sized Farms

Thursday, Oct. 16, is World Food Day and the theme this year is "Family Farming: Feeding the World, Caring for the Earth." This is fitting because 500 million of the world's 570 million farms, or 88 percent, are family owned, according to the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).

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University of Texas at Austin Partners with Video Game Executives to Create Denius-Sams Gaming Academy

May 14, 2013

The University of Texas at Austin has partnered with video game industry leaders Warren Spector and Paul Sams to create the Denius-Sams Gaming Academy, the first video game program in the United States led and taught by gaming industry executives.

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