Is this what Syria war really about?

by Aaron Klein -- PHILADELPHIA – Is the reported willingness of Arab Gulf states to fund a U.S. military campaign in Syria really about major oil and gas interests that run through more…

New York Times flashback: Ideal minimum wage $0

by -NO AUTHOR- -- By Scott Greer As fast food workers nationwide went on strike last week to demand that their wages to be doubled, political commentator and bestselling author Larry Elder more…

India: 1 woman killed every hour over dowry

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Fox News) One woman dies every hour in India because of dowry-related crimes, indicating that the country's economic boom has made demands for dowries even more persistent, women's more…

Facebook personal-data tactics exposed

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Hong Kong Standard) Facebook is drawing fire from privacy activists again, after unveiling a new policy which could turn user data and pictures into advertising. The new plan more…

Taxpayers on hook for state-pension liabilities

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Reason) A new assessment of state pension obligations suggests the problem is even worse than it already appears. How much worse? Using a more conservative method of accounting more…

Bye bye, VW bus

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Der Spiegel) Only Brazil still produces the classic 56-year-old VW camper van, but not for much longer. With a final special edition series of the beloved vehicle wrapping more…

IRS spent $10,000 on 'Apprentice' video

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNN) The Internal Revenue Service released a new parody video to Congress on Friday, this time in the styling of Donald Trump's "The Apprentice." The four-minute video was more…

The 2 elements needed for prosperity

by Star Parker -- An important new book has recently been published that addresses the question of global poverty, but it does so by provoking the reader to also consider our own more…

August: Economy gains just 169,000 jobs

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BREITBART) The Labor Department reported the economy created 169,000 jobs in August after adding 104,000 in July. Unemployment fell to 7.3 percent, largely because 516,000 more adults are more…