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Marie A. Eisenstein, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Political Science, Indiana University Northwest
If the 2012 election is consistent with the past, it will be decided solely by the economy. Winning a second term is always a difficult proposition, and historically, no president has won re-election when unemployment has been so high for such a sustained period of time. While the polling indicates a close race, …Read Full Article
IT’S NOVEMBER AND FOR MOST PEOPLE, GETTING INTO THE HOLIDAY SPIRIT ENTAILS charitable giving, decorating the home, shopping those sales for presents for friends and family. But for business executives, the holidays are also an opportunity to thank employees for their dedication and contributions throughout the year.
Here are our suggestions for holiday parties for the office, gifts for employees and clients and even gifts …Read Full Article
By Rick A. Richards
The landscape at BP’s Whiting refinery on the shore of Lake Michigan is a Rubik’s Cube of pipes, derricks, construction cranes and scaffolding.
Through a mindboggling maze of pipes, hissing steam, narrow roads and steel beams, it’s hard to tell where the refinery process ends and where construction on a $3.8 billion modernization project begins. By any measurement, though, it’s a …Read Full Article
In June 2008, after a long, grueling campaign for the Democratic nomination for president, Hillary Clinton finally conceded to Barack Obama. It was a historic moment for the entire nation, but especially for American women.
“Although we weren’t able to shatter that highest, hardest glass ceiling this time, thanks to you, it’s got about 18 million cracks in it,” Clinton said in her concession speech …Read Full Article
Everyone is concerned about health these days—from our own personal health to the health of the economy. On at least one level, the two are intertwined. Americans pay more for health care than many other nations, which raises the question: Could economic recovery start at the doctor’s office?Read Full Article
Dr. Michael Leland, board-certified orthopedic surgeon and senior partner of Lakeshore Bone & Joint Institute, says staying fit comes down to only a few things—eating properly and in moderation, getting proper exercise, fresh air and sunshine, and not polluting the body with substances such as cigarette smoke.
“And when it comes to diet and exercise, when you do one, you need to do the other,” …Read Full Article