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How the Economic Machine Works [Animation] by Ray Dalio

How the Economic Machine Works [Animation] by Ray Dalio

What Kind of Economy? About the Author James K. Galbraith is author of The Predator State: How Conservatives Abandoned the Free Market and Why Liberals Should... Also by the Author Economists and wonks respond to Thomas Geoghegan's essay “What Would Keynes Do?” A big deficit-reduction program would destroy the economy two years into the Great Crisis. In a debate over the Democratic future, no one should confuse the Hamilton Project with the Republican past. But these advances come at a price, which will be exacted in two areas: the world trading system and domestic fiscal policy. Progressives shouldn't let this happen. On trade, the Hamiltonians favored the North American Free Trade Agreement, while most populists and progressives opposed it. More broadly, the late 1990s showed two things about trade agreements. So what's the debate these days really about? Trade agreements pushing this agenda don't cost American jobs.

Why Even the Smallest Pieces of Content Really Matter | Professional Content Creation Podcast: Play in new window | Download Most often when we think of the content on our website, we think of things like our blog posts. And in most cases, that is the main part of our content. But content is really anything that is on our site, and it’s important to consider how every piece of content on our website makes people feel, whether that content is blog posts, terms of service, the about page, or any other type of content. Your readers may not tell you how your content makes them feel, so put yourself in their shoes and ask yourself how you would feel when consuming the content on your site. I’m inspired to write about this today because I just had an experience on a website that made me, a paying customer, feel crappy. Background I purchased a plugin awhile back, and need to install it on my site. Seeking Support I went to the support forum for this product. I did a search for how to re-download a purchased plugin, and found that someone else had asked a similar question.

The Institute » New Deal 2.0 Next New Deal is the blog of the Roosevelt Institute, featuring unique insight and sharp analysis aimed at reanimating progressive thought. We discuss the top headlines and the important but underreported stories, all the while starting conversations that will frame the debates to come and drive lasting change. Designed for the well-informed reader, we bring together a wide range of established experts and emerging leaders from across the Institute's program areas and beyond to explore the questions at the heart of today's most critical debates and find policy solutions grounded in the legacy and values of Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt. Commenting policy: Next New Deal is a forum for a variety of ideas meant to start a conversation. As such, it expects commenters to engage with the ideas in a thoughtful way and avoid using offensive language.

Core77 / industrial design magazine + resource / home Theory & Event - What Is To Be Done? In lieu of an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content: Occupy Wall Street, or better described, the 99% movement, represents a delayed reaction to the political economy of inequality, crisis, military adventurism, and corporate authoritarianism of the last 30 years. It carries the potential to energize the democratic left, to pull Obama and Blue Dog Democrats toward the left, to mobilize local energies, and to awaken a yet larger section of the American populace. One question the media poses, now that it can no longer simply ignore this movement, is, "What do these people want?" 1. 2. 3. 4.

What Do Your Dreams Mean? Here’s How to Decode Them | How to Create the Income You Desire + A Life You Love Guest post by Astrology Answers “The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.” ~Eleanor Roosevelt Did you know that by the age of 60, you’ll have slept a total of about 175,200 hours… And you’ll have had roughly 197,100 dreams? According to scientists, every single night that you sleep, you dream. But what you dream about at night can reveal a lot about who you are and what’s working or not working for you in your life right now. Do you want to know what your dreams really mean? Here are a few simple steps you can follow to begin decoding your dreams: STEP #1: Keep a dream journal Keep this beside your bed and, as soon as you wake up in the morning, take a few minutes to jot down what you remember from your dreams the night before while it’s still fresh in your mind. STEP #2: Pay attention to what’s happening astrologically Pay attention to your weekly horoscope. STEP #3: Use our free “Dream Dictionary” to interpret your dreams For example:

Anvil Business Club - Creative Destruction The first Standard and Poor's index of 90 major US companies was created in the 1920s. The companies on that original list stayed there for an average of 65 years. By 1998, the average anticipated tenure of a company on the expanded S&P 500 was 10 years. Last year alone, the folks at Dow Jones Inc. delisted three companies from the Industrial Average – AT&T, Eastman Kodak and International Paper. If history is a guide, over the next quarter century no more than a third of today's major corporations will survive in an economically important way. So conclude Richard Foster and Sarah Kaplan in the best-selling Creative Destruction: Why Companies That Are Built To Last Underperform the Market -- and How to Successfully Transform Them. In a comprehensive study of more than 1,000 corporations in 15 industries over a 36-year period, the authors show that the corporate equivalent of El Dorado -- the golden company that continually outperforms the markets -- has never existed.

Shooting a GoPro Timelapse - #GoProWeek | Wistia Blog The GoPro camera makes it easy to get started with timelapses: By now, you've probably seen your fair share of timelapse videos: cityscapes, epic nature scenes, construction sites. Manipulating time in this fashion is almost always fun to watch, and applying this technique to a scene or event in your workplace is an engaging way to capture office life. Every GoPro has a timelapse function built in. Use a tripod and lock pan and tilt so nothing will move.Consider the duration of what you're shooting and adjust the interval accordingly.Make sure you have a good size SD card and a full battery. The timelapse function will leave you with a bunch of JPEG images on your SD card that need to be combined and turned into a video.

How to say 'No' - and Gain More Time for what's Important | EdJourneys Fast food CEO: McDonald's has problems. We don't Cheaper gas, a rosier jobs picture and charbroiled burgers: this is the recipe for strong sales at CKE Restaurants, the privately held parent company of fast food chains Carl's Jr. and Hardee's. "I won't give you exact numbers, but our sales have been very good since about the middle of June," CEO Andy Puzder told CNBC in a phone interview. CKE went private in mid-2010 after affiliates of private equity firm Apollo Management bought the chain. Before the takeover, its sales were shrinking. An affiliate of private equity firm Roark Capital Group acquired it in 2013. Not everyone in the fast-food landscape is delivering good numbers. Read More McDonald's to ax some menu items Overall though, the fast-food category is growing, albeit tepidly in part due to McDonald's woes. Despite trouble at the Golden Arches, Puzder says other competitors aren't in the same boat. "The tendency is to look at McDonald's," Puzder said. Read More Fast food really isgetting slower Related Video:

Work The System Academy Done for You Systemization - Work the System A Shortcut to Your Next Major Breakthrough. For months, maybe even years, you’ve had my book. As you know, it describes how I went from a prisoner of my business to the master of it. How I went from 80+ hour workweeks to working only 2 hours per week. How I went from near-bankruptcy and teetering on poverty, to living in the Top-1% of income earners in the USA. The solution? Is my book sitting on your shelf gathering dust? How come? If you’d like to systemize your business, but you never seem to get around to it, please keep reading. Below I’ll explain how we will systemize your business FOR YOU. In the beginning, writing Procedures for your entire company is serious Heavy Lifting! Let’s face it. And so, it’s a good possibility it’s not going to happen at all! When we consult with business owners, this #1 concern comes up over and over again: “I know I need procedures to free up my time, but I don’t have time to create them.” What a cruel, vicious cycle. Damned if you do. Maybe. Ask yourself:

175+ Top Habit Books (or How to Never Run Out of Books to Read) | Develop Good Habits There are thousands of books on self-help, habit change, and personal development. Some are good and some are … not so good, but what are the best self-help books? The ones that can really make an impact in changing your life for the better? That is the question this exhaustive list of over 175 great habit and self-help books strives to answer. Who am I to talk about habit and self-help books? I have been writing about habits, both in books and on this blog, for about 2 years now. Lately, I’ve been asked about my personal favorites. The problem? It would be really hard to navigate a list like this, so I settled on a simple solution… 200+ of the Best Self Help Books (in 16 Categories) Like I said, the personal development field is very large. That’s why I’ve broken down the 200+ books into 17 distinct categories. That means someone who wants help with their fitness can just jump right to that section. How to Use This List… The following list can be used for many purposes. Like this: