While it might be well-known that deep pockets finance the big names in politics, there is little known about the private world they inhabit and how their money is allocated.
The same uber-rich bosses who have pushed relentlessly to disempower labor and to send jobs offshore now recognize that inequality is a problem — and guess what they want in exchange for solving it.
Billionaire political donor Ken Langone has acknowledged that his recent comments comparing Nazi Germany to the current populist fervor in the United States “may well have been [inappropriate].” On Tuesday morning, Politico published a report tracing populist sentiment in the United States and the subsequent response by wealthy donors, who fear the worst. How bad […]
To paraphrase Tolstoy, every successful small business shares the same traits. And they all begin with high quality employees. I’m thinking of three local establishments where I’ve traded for years: an auto repair garage, a dentist’s office, and a one-size-fits-all country store where I buy cattle and horse feed. Along with just about everything else […]