Feb 20, 2014
The 2010 and 2013 pension omnibus bills contained numerous changes to the various pension plans, tweaking contributions from employers and employees, vesting rules, retirement age, and cost of living adjustments. Here’s an update on the latest numbers.
Jan 8, 2014
A new abridged version of Mitch Pearlstein's book "From Family Collapse to America’s Decline" is now available.
Nov 7, 2013
A number of months ago, I was charged with exploring the debate regarding MTV’s popular cable shows "16 & Pregnant" and "Teen Mom." My research questions were, first off, do these shows discourage teen pregnancy, as their producers purport, or do they glamorize the lives of young mothers, as critics accuse, and therefore encourage teens to become pregnant? Second, what messages, exactly, do teens take away from the "Teen Mom" franchise?