Technology Can Fix the Budget Crisis

A pair of Clinton-era telecom regulators and “card-carrying Democrats” want to bring back some of the economic magic of the go-go 1990s with an ambitious plan to accelerate growth, shrink the national debt while revolutionizing the delivery of government services and help slow global warming. The plan from former Federal Communications Commission Chairman Reed Hundt […]

Facing steep pay cut, UN staffers realize they might as well work in the private sector

A day after fast food workers and union organizers marched in Chicago demanding a $15 an hour minimum wage (and health care, and child care, and free college tuition, climate justice, and so on), angry U.N. staffers in Geneva, Switzerland were feeling their pain and threatening to strike over a proposed 7.5 percent paycut. U.N. […]