• Economics
  • Report: Collaborative Economy Has Opportunities for All Companies

    The collaborative economy may be just the shot in the arm that capitalism needs as the alternative to corporate power, and also what corporations need to survive. The latest report from Jeremiah Owyang, founder of Crowd Companies Council, and Alexandra Samuel, released on Monday, was written in conjunction with Vision Critical, which provides a cloud-based customer […]

  • Society
  • The Quick & Dirty: We Are The 1 Percent

    A protester holds a sign during Occupy Wall Street, the arguable start of the ‘1 percent’ mantra. It started with a simple question from a good friend of mine considering a new job: “What do you think of Walmart?” My immediate instinct was to say how much I love looking at photos of Walmart people. […]

  • Technology
  • How Fleet Management Can Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

    By Robert J. Hall Of the nearly 7 billion metric tons of greenhouse gases the U.S. emits every year, 27 percent of those emissions come from the transportation sector. Driving a personal car for private use contributes to this pollution. However, if you manage a fleet of vehicles, the negative environmental impact is even higher. […]

  • Economics
  • Cities Offer Work — Not Pennies — to Panhandlers

    Many cities ban panhandlers from their streets. Others try to regulate within stiff boundaries that threaten heavy fines or jail time for violations. Bans on panhandling saw a 25 percent spike between 2011 and 2014, according to a report published by the National Law Center on Homelessness and Poverty. The number of laws that restrict […]