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JFK’s Advice for this Hour of Change and Challenge

As I travel around the world speaking at venues that range from corporate summits to rock festivals and from consumer groups to universities, I hear deep dissatisfaction with the current global political/economic system. This is reflected in Brexit, and in movements sweeping Iceland, Italy, Greece, and so many other countries. And it was reflected, perhaps most strongly, in the US

The Answer is Never Violence

Attorney General Loretta Lynch on July 8, 2016 said about the shooting of police officers in Dallas: “The answer is never violence.” I totally agree with the Attorney General. I have to wonder why President Obama and just about every other politician – Democrat and Republican alike – and just about every US government official does not agree with her. Why can they not see that

Does the Next President Matter?

Presidential election

As I travel around the country discussing my new book The New Confessions of an Economic Hit Man  and meeting with people from all walks of life, I hear a great deal of discouragement over the U.S. presidential election. So I try to encourage people to look at the positive side and see what we can affect. Here are a couple of key points: 1) The extreme divergence between the left and the right