Bill Gates talks about income inequality and recommends a consumption tax on luxuries.
We write about billionaires and their philanthropy almost every day here at IP, and so we’ve been intrigued by Darrell West’s new book, Billionaires: Reflections on the Upper Crust.
Let’s just cut to the chase: is the American dream affordable, and if not, what changes need to be made to this equation to make it affordable?
The plot thickens… Anybody want to hedge their bets about whether the SEC will have any teeth in this situation? By the way, Standard and Poor’s is at an all-time high today.
Social Work as a profession is now in higher demand than ever. Now is the time to advocate for equitable salaries in the medical and psychiatric fields.
However wrong this may seem, in my mind it’s a better option than care simply being uncompensated and falling on the provider or the facility to take the hit. At least in this model, there is some revenue stream going for care, even if it is basically a servitude for service model.