Month: August 2017

Angela Merkel Talks about Charlottesville Protests

Angela Merkel yesterday spoke about the protests that have been going on in Charlottesville, Virginia. She mentioned that she felt that these protests were evil, horrifying and racist. She said that the world has no place for such protests and they should, therefore, be condemned on a worldwide scale. The German Chancellor mentioned that such

A War With North Korea Could Devastate Humanity And The Global Economy For Years

The political situation between North Korea and the United States has always been a nightmare. North Korea represents everything the United States and other countries fear the most. That fear is an old fashion totalitarian dictatorship that takes rights and just about everything else away from the people. North Korea has been marching to the

Corporations Saving Money as Many Americans Die Younger

Many Americans today are dying at younger ages, and many corporations are profiting since they will not have to pay those pension obligations. The improvements in life expectancy over the past several years have slowed, and employees who do not live as long as originally thought relieves the burden of lifelong retirement benefits and pensions.

Eric Lefkofsky Battles Cancer with Technology

Eric Lefkofsky, an influential and experienced tech developer, has turned his attentions toward working for a cause. As the co-founder and CEO of Tempus, Lefkofsky hopes to develop an infrastructure that would modernize cancer treatment by collecting and analyzing clinical and molecular. Utilizing powerful technology and a specially designed operating system, Tempus is able to

Republicans May Seek Bipartisan Approach to Healthcare Reform

Republicans are still reeling from their second failure to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, better known as Obamacare. However, it doesn’t seem that GOP leaders are quite ready to admit defeat yet in their battle to overhaul the nation’s healthcare system. Instead, it now appears that Republican congress members may not be looking

While Congress Battles Over Healthcare Reform, Insurance Companies Record Strong Profits

While Congress battled over healthcare reform for the majority of the past two months, health insurance companies recorded strong profits during the second quarter of this year. Part of the reason for the strong quarter is less exposure to Obamacare, some analysts speculate. Reports indicate that the top six health insurance companies in the U.S.

Years After the False Arrests of Michael Lacey and Jim Larkin, Former Sheriff Joe Arpaio Awaits Sentencing

Former Sheriff Joe Arpaio of Maricopa County, Ariz., is certainly no stranger to negative press. He has gone out of his way at times to attract it. Court orders have even failed to stop Arpaio from spewing hateful rhetoric and abusing his position to violate the human rights of undocumented immigrants and residents of Arizona