A pension war is brewing and it's likely to pit state and municipal employees against citizens who foot the bill for government pensions plans with their state tax dollars.
Count Me In for Women's Economic Independence, a national not-for-profit provider of business ressources and community support for women entrepreneurs, launched a yearlong nationwide business-growth marathon to bring women entrepreneurs together to network online and compete in a race to grow their businesses.
Concern for U.S. small businesses has taken on a stronger voice amid the hand-wringing over the country’s economic and financial turmoil.
On Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2008, Sen. Barack Obama, an Illinois democrat, was elected the 44th and first Black president of the United States. In his victory speech at Grant Park in Chicago, he describes a journey that is just beginning. Here’s an edited excerpt:
In 1959, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People was fifty years old. At the time, one of its preeminent founders, W.E.B. Du Bois, was 91 and traveling in China.