It’s hard to get people worked up to change society or even to change a few laws when they don’t believe government can possibly work.
Think the movie business is profitable? Turns out it may be even more revenue from films than expected, especially when tax incentives for shooting locations is a factor, often at the cost of the state providing a subsidy.
Many of this year's Oscar-nominated films – including '12 Years a Slave' and 'Philomena' – have literary origins.
Volcker Rule has loopholes that will allow banks to avoid reducing risk. One set of rules around hedging will make it harder to assess the risks that banks are taking on.
Michael Lewis is the author of such works as 'Moneyball' and 'The Blind Side.'
Global investment in clean energy and energy efficiency technologies dropped 12 percent in 2013, according to Bloomberg New Energy Finance. It marks the second consecutive year of declines in clean energy investment, but there are reasons to be optimistic about wind and solar energy.
The winter season often includes school science fairs for many elementary school students. The annual science fair offers a perfect chance for parents to experiment with how hands-off they can be when it comes to letting kids prepare projects on their own.