The fight against Ebola is grossly underfunded » Sat, 20 Sep 2014 08:31:09 EDT The Ebola virus has already killed thousands in West Africa, an immeasurable loss for many families. As medical workers try to quell its spread, global organizations are calculating the economic impact of the disease.
Hey Occupy Wall Street, abolish my debt too! » Fri, 19 Sep 2014 15:15:52 EDT Occupy Wall Street has been on a debt-abolishing tear lately -- recently buying nearly $4 million in student loans from debt collectors and then forgiving it.
Digital tip jar coming to a coffee shop near you » Fri, 19 Sep 2014 15:04:12 EDT The tip jar at coffee shops is often an embarrassment for the kind of people who pay for everything with their credit cards and rarely have small change on hand.
Scotland should avoid Quebec's fate » Fri, 19 Sep 2014 11:54:42 EDT Scotland's clear rejection of independence has eased fears that it could suffer the kind of decline seen in Quebec after it failed to break away from Canada.