The Morality of Private Equity →
“The Issue The significance of Mitt Romney’s record at Bain Capital varies depending on who one asks. Republicans claim that Romney’s time at Bain Capital demonstrates his outstanding business experience, providing support for his presidential campaign. On the other hand, Democrats assert that Romney’s record at Bain Capital largely consisted of making a profit from firing middle class...
Your Life Commences Now →
“Stay Hungry, Stay Foolish. Steve Jobs, Stanford Commencement Address, 2005 —- We are currently in the throes of graduation season. The End of the Beginning, the beginning of the next stage of your life begins on that stage after you receive that piece of paper for which you worked so hard (and probably paid so much). Personally, I am a few years off from that day. That has never...
It was the first time in my career, my life, I realized someone could go out —...– Vice President Joe Biden • Addressing a group group associated with the Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors, which supports friends and families of service members who are killed in action. Biden’s wife and daughter were killed in a car accident in 1972, and he realizes how important this story...
Down in the Ground →
“Fracking. It’s an odd-sounding word, one that sounds like what cartoons would use as a substitute swear. Despite that, it has been hailed as the energy industry’s silver bullet. It allows access to more oil and natural gas, reducing the United States’ dependence on foreign energy supplies. But what is it and what are the drawbacks?” click to learn about fracking & the...