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Number Of Potential Migrants Worldwide Tops 700 Million

Viruses, violent conflicts and a host of other regional calamities helped revive peoples’ desire to migrate permanently to another country between the years 2013 and 2016 as the number of potential migrants climbed to 710 million...

Matt Taibbi: "Gianforte's Win Confirms The Democrats Need A New Message"

There is now a sizable list of election results involving Republican candidates who survived seemingly unsurvivable scandals to win higher office. The lesson in almost all of these instances seems to be that enormous numbers of voters would rather elect an openly corrupt or mentally deranged Republican than vote for a Democrat. But nobody in the Democratic Party seems terribly worried about this...

As Markets Hit Record Highs, Stock Ownership Is Down (Except For Old & Rich People)

While mainstream media crows of the daily record highs in US equity market, overall stock ownership among US adults remains about 10 percentage points below its pre-crisis level. However, there are two demographic subgroups where ownership has held firm: Adults aged 65 and older and those with an annual household income of $100,000 or more.

74% Of Americans Plan To Work Past Retirement Age

For those wondering about the true strength of the US economy, look no further than Americans' post-"retirement" plans revealed in the latest Gallup survey, according to why only 25% of Americans plan to stop working past retirement age. Meanwhile, 74% of Americans planned to work past retirement either on a full or part-time basis.