Do you think fossil fuel use and production should cease now? These are the banks financing it

Do you want all fossil fuel use and production to be converted to alternative energy sources immediately? Then don't deal with (in the US): JPMorgan Chase, Wells Fargo, Citi and Bank of America. The rest of the top ten are domiciled elsewhere: Royal Bank of Canada, Barclays in Europe, Japan's MUFG, TD Bank, Scotiabank and … Continue reading Do you think fossil fuel use and production should cease now? These are the banks financing it

AMC is doing well with its subscription model for frequent moviegoers

AMC has a large presence in NYC so I have three theatres relatively nearby and a few more that are doable. Since I joined almost immediately, I'm currently paying $19.95 a month for AMC's A-List. For that one fee, I can see up to three movies a week including those in Dolby or IMAC theatres. … Continue reading AMC is doing well with its subscription model for frequent moviegoers

Depressing article that explains much of inability to move up in economic class in the US

https://www.theatlantic.com/entertainment/archive/2019/02/class-ceiling-laurison-friedman-elite-jobs/582175/? The ‘Hidden Mechanisms’ That Help Those Born Rich to Excel in Elite Jobs When two sociologists interviewed highly paid architects, TV producers, actors, and accountants, they encountered work cultures that favor the already affluent. JOE PINSKERFEB 26, 2019 KEVIN COOMBS / REUTERSOver the past five years, the sociologists Daniel Laurison and Sam Friedman have … Continue reading Depressing article that explains much of inability to move up in economic class in the US

Why bottlers protest the sugary soda tax — it works

Whether or not people drink sugar-based sodas in quantity is a public health issue as well as a private choice. If drinking them helps bring on diabetes, and taxpayers pay a good chunk of the consequent medical bills, it's cost-effective the prevent diabetes by changing behavior. Because of strong opposition, sugar soda taxes have not … Continue reading Why bottlers protest the sugary soda tax — it works

Spending advice for the young and in debt

Even if $4 coffee, shoes, and jeans aren't the items you buy casually and far too often, I'm betting you can fill in three alternatives that are your very own. Here are the top three 'stupid' things millennials waste money on, says Shark Tank's Kevin O'Leary Natasha Turak | @NatashaTurak 3:53 AM ET Wed, 13 Feb … Continue reading Spending advice for the young and in debt

Are you just beginning your career? Be rational in where you decide to live

Many people simply fall into where they live after they finish college or getting the certification they need for a career. They stay where they were educated or they move to live near family or they pick an exotic location without research. These days I always make a pitch for being more rational. Climate change … Continue reading Are you just beginning your career? Be rational in where you decide to live

GOP administrations 38 times the criminal convictions of Dems over 55 years

Whether or not you agreed with President Obama's views, there were no top officials facing corruption or other criminal accusations. This administration? A different story. Turns out the contrast between Republicans and Democrats can be seen as standard over the course of at least 55 years. https://rantt.com/gop-admins-had-38-times-more-criminal-convictions-than-democrats-1961-2016/ GOP Admins Had 38 Times More Criminal Convictions … Continue reading GOP administrations 38 times the criminal convictions of Dems over 55 years