The tipping model for the restaurant industry is still an expectation in most places, but some establishments are instead deciding to put their employees on a full salary. For example, Bar Marco in Pittsburgh will be doing away with tips and will actually be giving their employees a $35,ooo per year salary, complete with benefits. The […]
MP Pavlos Haikalis of Greece recently revealed that he was offered roughly “two or three million” Euros to vote for Greek president. He even says that he has proof to back up his claims because he was able to record meetings that he had with the person who initiated the bribe. “I had two meetings that were recorded. They gave […]
The reason why some countries are rich and others poor depends on the quality of their institutions, the culture they have, the natural resources they find and what latitude they’re on. Brought to you by http://www.theschooloflife.com Oh and then there is this video: The Economic Hitmen – How It Is Done!
Russell Brand- comedian, actor and thorn in the side of the establishment- has once again hit the headlines by calling on people to start a revolution, and implying that the September 11 attacks were carried out by the Bush administration. In an interview on Newsnight (a very respectable TV show about current affairs in Britain), […]
By Gavin Aung Than / zenpencils.com. Banksy is an anoynomous English street artist and activist who has become a cult hero for his anti-establishment and rebellious artwork. Unlike someone I know, who stays in his house all day drawing comics and watchingSimpsons reruns, Banksy is a REAL artist who challenges the status quo, forces people to think and puts himself in danger, […]
That you wish you could un-hook yourself and reconnect with a life that is somehow more real and vivid? Then perhaps you’re ready to heed Earth’s Wake Up Call. Today we live in a time when there is little to no understanding of how the goods we consume and take for granted came into being. […]
Chaotic, majestic, polluting, and entrancing – words that describe India in all her splendor, but also relay the imminent need for transformation and environmental remedy. A growing country with 1.25 billion people, profound spiritual secrets, and increasing global power, India has long fascinated the world. But now it is is taking initiative in an inventive […]
Imagine spending only three days at work each week. Would you want that? Would it free up time to work on other projects, spend with family, travel, or just improve the status of your life? According to Carlos Slim, the world’s second-richest man, such a “radical overhaul” in the way most people work could be […]