After World War I, the U.S. government worried that there might not be enough commercial ships available to press into service in the next war. To avoid a shortage, Congress passed the Jones Act that requires any ship that moves goods between U.S. ports to be mostly made in the U.S., flagged in the U.S.,
It can be awkward, for sure, when you are on the receiving end of a limp handshake or unexpected hug. And there are times when you don’t know how to respond, like when you get a kiss on each cheek. Touching in the workplace is a veritable minefield, and apparently the Brits have had enough.
Georgetown University recently sponsored a poll on civility. Among the 1,000 likely voters from both sides of the aisle, 83% reportedly think that racial, political, and class divisions are getting worse and ruining the national dialogue. A full 90% are frustrated with the uncivil and rude behavior of politicians. And 85% said compromise and searching
Barack and Michelle Obama previously announced they would work with Netflix to produce original content, and now we’re finding out some of the subject matter. The couple’s production company unveiled a slate of programming that includes a period drama set in the fashion world and a biopic about Frederick Douglass. The documentaries and films will
It’s an agreement that any five year old could make: Let’s agree on fun stuff and leave the hard decisions for later. President Trump met with Democratic leaders House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senator Chuck Schumer, and the trio concluded they all want to spend around $2 trillion on infrastructure around the country. As for funding