Beginning with the debate between Thomas Jefferson and Alexander Hamilton over the future of the nation and continuing through the Civil War, the New Deal, the Reagan Revolution, and Obama and the Tea Party, many pols have asked, "What would the founders do?" instead of "What is the common good today?" Recently both the right and the left have used the founders to sort through such issues as voting rights, campaign finance, free speech, gun control, taxes, and war and peace.
"The Constitution's contradictions and ambiguities"
What if the most effective investment portfolio was also the easiest to manage and the least expensive? As the authors of this clear, practical, and enlightening audiobook - part financial guide, part expos - prove, there are just three simple rules you need to follow and only a few, very inexpensive investment products that are necessary for an ideal portfolio.
I always imagine Russian history, suggests American writer and veteran expatriate, Jennifer Eremeeva, on a huge, 3D IMAX screen, surround sound booming with a jumbo bucket of popcorn in your lap and huge blue drink at your side. Eremeeva should know: as a former tour guide and Ivy League-educated historian, Eremeeva is adept at making Russia's complex history both entertaining and digestible for non-academics.
Should the government impose new rules on Internet providers to protect your privacy online?
A rule from the Department of Labor that was supposed to take effect next week would have made overtime pay available to full-time salaried employees earning up to $47,476 a year, more than doubling the current threshold of $23,660 a year.
"For Harried Assistants, Overtime Rule May Have Its Downside" is from the May 30, 2016 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Noam Scheiber and narrated by Kristi Burns.
"Court May Have Ushered in Uncertainty on Privacy Rules" is from the September 07, 2016, Markets section of The Wall Street Journal. It was written by Miriam Gottfried and narrated by Alexander Quincy.
Bethenny Frankel, four-time New York Times best-selling author, self-made businesswoman, and media maven, offers her hard-won guidance on dating and relationships in the tradition of her breakout book, A Place of Yes.
"A bit disappointed in the delivery of her performa"
Most people wouldn't expect a schoolteacher to amass a million-dollar investment account. But Andrew Hallam did so, long before the typical retirement age. And now, with Millionaire Teacher, he wants to show you how to follow in his footsteps. With lively humor and the simple clarity you'd expect from a gifted educator, Hallam demonstrates how average people can build wealth in the stock market by shunning the investment products peddled by most financial advisors.
"Excellent Investment Advice"