J.S. Bach – Toccata and Fugue in D, Glass Harp (Part 1 and 2)

J.S. Bach – Toccata and Fugue in D, Glass Harp / glasharfe (part 1/2) J.S. Bach – Toccata and Fugue in D, Glass Harp / glasharfe (part 2/2) Related Reading: Johann Sebastian Bach on Wikipedia Toccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV 565 on Wikipedia Toccata and Fugue in D Minor, BWV 565 /Britannica Glass … Read moreJ.S. Bach – Toccata and Fugue in D, Glass Harp (Part 1 and 2)

USINPAC CELEBRATES INDIA INDEPENDENCE DAY AND BETTER TOMORRW FOR KASHMIR

Washington DC:  In celebration of India’s 72 years of Independence from British rule, USINPAC issues a statement and commends Prime Minister Modi for taking a fresh look at the special status of Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) under Article 370.  In 1947, after India was acrimoniously partitioned and Pakistan came into being, J&K’s accession has been … Read moreUSINPAC CELEBRATES INDIA INDEPENDENCE DAY AND BETTER TOMORRW FOR KASHMIR

LIFA member comments on why the Washington swamp doesn’t like Donald Trump.

Oh The Tales They Spin!   The President’s opposition is enthusiastically venturing down an all too familiar albeitconvoluted avenue.  According to the latest imaginary tale, President Donald J. Trump, and by proxy all his voters, are certifiable racists with a nationalist bend. Remember that famous proverb?  If at first you don’t… Continue reading The post LIFA … Read moreLIFA member comments on why the Washington swamp doesn’t like Donald Trump.

Rep. Axne on News that POTUS Approved EPA Biofuel Waivers

DES MOINES – Today, U.S. Rep. Cindy Axne released the following statement on the news, first reported by Reuters, that the President intervened and personally approved the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) biofuel waivers:  “When President Trump came to Iowa in June, he promised to support Iowa farmers, producers and rural communities. Iowans asked specifically for … Read moreRep. Axne on News that POTUS Approved EPA Biofuel Waivers

Automakers cut investments, declare no-work days

Some of the biggest names in the auto industry have announced no-production days, laying off temporary staff and cutting down investment. Maruti Suzuki chairman said “around 3000 temporary workers have lost jobs with Maruti Suzuki.” ​Others such as Hero Motocorp, Ashok Leyland & TVS group companies have announced no-work days on Friday.​ Please follow and … Read moreAutomakers cut investments, declare no-work days

Conspiracy Theories from the Elders of Zion to Epstein’s Youngsters, by Gilad Atzmon

Following Jeffery Epstein’s alleged suicide last week we have been deluged by a tsunami of narratives that do not adhere to the shifting official reports of his death. Presumably a few of the intimate secrets of the most powerful people on this planet will be buried with Epstein. While it is rational to believe that… … Read moreConspiracy Theories from the Elders of Zion to Epstein’s Youngsters, by Gilad Atzmon

India’s tax administration needs a mindset change: Nirmala Sitharaman

Amid allegations of “tax terrorism”, finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman has sought a mindset change in tax officials while advocating a technology-driven approach. Echoing PM Modi’s resolve that honest taxpayers should not be harassed, Sitharaman underscored curtailing the interface of taxpayers with authorities at a meeting with GST wings in Gujarat. Please follow and like us:

Donald Trump, Elijah Cummings, Maxine Waters and the Neoliberal Abandonment of America’s Industrial Cities

In a recent fit of pique, after having been attacked for weeks by U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.) on various matters, including the treatment of illegal aliens at detention centers, President Donald Trump struck back. Cummings should pay attention to his own district and the conditions of the citizens who he is supposed to represent, … Read moreDonald Trump, Elijah Cummings, Maxine Waters and the Neoliberal Abandonment of America’s Industrial Cities

Senate to Consider American Job-Busting Bill; Crunch Time for U.S. Workers

Shortly before Congress adjourned for its summer break, what it aggrandizingly likes to refer to as “constituent work days,” the House of Representatives passed a horrible immigration bill, the Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act. U.S. Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-CA), who never met a bill to expand the foreign-born labor pool at American workers’ expense she … Read moreSenate to Consider American Job-Busting Bill; Crunch Time for U.S. Workers

New Public Charge Rule Impact for F1 Students, F2, OPT, STEM OPT?

Trump administration recently published the final version of the new ‘public charge rule’ officially called as “Inadmissibility on Public Charge Grounds” that is expected to have significant impact on most types of US visa holders and future Green Card Applicants. We have published an article with the summary of Public Charge rule, its Impact for … Read moreNew Public Charge Rule Impact for F1 Students, F2, OPT, STEM OPT?

(What’s Left of) Our Economy: U.S. Manufacturing’s Productivity Lag Just Got Even Worse

If there were two of me, I could have reported yesterday on both the new industrial production figures from the Federal Reserve and the new labor productivity data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) that came out. Because progress in cloning tech has been incredibly disappointing, and since Washington keeps often pairing such releases, … Read more(What’s Left of) Our Economy: U.S. Manufacturing’s Productivity Lag Just Got Even Worse

ED attaches Rs 570 crore assets of IL&FS directors

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Friday filed its first chargesheet in the Infrastructure Leasing and Financial Services (IL&FS) Ltd money laundering case and attached assets worth over Rs 570 crore, including bank accounts and immovable properties (residential and commercial premises) situated in Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai and Brussels (Belgium) held by the members of committee of … Read moreED attaches Rs 570 crore assets of IL&FS directors

Allianz’s El-Erian: Financial Markets are not the Real Economy

Editors’ note: Very important interview. Key points. Mohammed El–Erian, chief economic advisor to Alliance, says the financial economy is overexposed to the world as we deglobalize. But the US real economy is, relative to finance, insulated from the rest of the world. El–Erian makes these points at the beginning of the 7 minute clip. 1. US consumer … Read moreAllianz’s El-Erian: Financial Markets are not the Real Economy

Mandatory E-Verify AND Prosecution of Criminal Employers Key to Ending Illegal Immigration

Fri, Aug 16th 2019 @ 1:03 pm EDT  by  Eric Ruark The recent raids against seven chicken plants in Mississippi by ICE’s Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) demonstrate two things. Mandatory E-Verify is long overdue, and the criminal prosecution of employers who knowingly hire illegal aliens is necessary if illegal immigration is to be prevented. Please … Read moreMandatory E-Verify AND Prosecution of Criminal Employers Key to Ending Illegal Immigration

Temps cite five ways recruiters can do better

Temporary workers were asked what recruiters at their staffing firms could do better in a survey by Staffing Industry Analysts. Survey results revealed five things that temporary workers thought their recruiters could do better: Act more in the interest of recruits Do a better job preparing recruits for interview/assignment Find better work/more perm opportunities Improve … Read moreTemps cite five ways recruiters can do better

Nearly half of US adults have layoff anxiety: Survey

Nearly half of Americans, 48%, experience anxiety of possible layoffs, according to survey results released today by CareerArc, a social recruiting and on-demand outplacement platform. Of those who experienced anxiety, 34% cited fears over a possible recession, 32% cited rumors around the office and 30% say a recent round of workplace layoffs is the cause. … Read moreNearly half of US adults have layoff anxiety: Survey

Vermont posts lowest jobless rate among states in July

Vermont posted the lowest jobless rate among all states in July at 2.1%, the US Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Alaska had the highest jobless rate among states in July at 6.3%. The BLS noted six states posted decreases in their unemployment rates in July compared to the previous month. The largest decreases were … Read moreVermont posts lowest jobless rate among states in July