Obama's higher education proposal: incomplete | Ana Marie Cox | Comment is free | theguardian.com
"Any solution to the college affordability crisis – or loan crisis – depends on disrupting the marketplace for higher education"
'The Great Shift': Americans Not Working - NYTimes.com
"Yes, the unemployment rate has fallen. But almost the entire reason it has fallen is the drop in the number of people in the labor force — either working or actively looking. As Binyamin Appelbaum has noted, the share of adult Americans with jobs is essentially unchanged over the last three years."
Updated: UK newspapers clash over Snowden surveillance scoop claims — paidContent
"The Independent claims reporting restrictions limited The Guardian‘s recent surveillance coverage, but Edward Snowden claims The ...
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Edward Harrison is the founder of Credit Writedowns and a former career diplomat, investment banker and technology executive with over twenty five years of business experience. He has also been a regular economic and financial commentator in print and on television for the past decade. He speaks six languages and reads another five, skills he uses to provide a more global perspective. Edward holds an MBA in Finance from Columbia University and a BA in Economics from Dartmouth College.