Campaign’s Populist Tone Rankles America’s CEOs – The Wall Street Journal
With Charles Koch expressing support for Hillary Clinton, this presidential election cycle has officially entered bizarro world. So says the Wall Street Journal in a piece that outlines the concerns of a number of corporate CEOs that the next President will likely be hamstrung by populist issues, an unruly Congress and an overall culture that hurts American competitiveness.
The Secret Shame of Middle-Class Americans – The Atlantic
Since 2013, the federal reserve board has conducted a survey to “monitor the financial and economic status of American consumers.” The Atlantic looks at the most recent data that shows half of Americans would have trouble finding $400 to pay for an emergency.
Farm to Fable – Tampa Bay Times
The “local food” movement is a red hot trend in America. In a first-of-its-kind expose’ – the Tampa Bay Times uncovers widespread falsehoods running rampant in the region’s “farm-to-table” restaurant industry.
What’s the Real Gender Pay Gap? – The Washington Post
The Washington Post’s Robert J. Samuelson, a fairly liberal columnist by any standard, re-examines the gender pay issue and concludes it’s really not what what it appears to be.