Over the summer, Trump administration officials Jason Greenblatt and Jared Kushner visited Israel and the Palestinian Authority to renew efforts to resolve the conflict over the West Bank—as the international community and the Israeli left refer to the land Israel seized in fending off Jordan’s attack in the Six Day War.
The 1938 hurricane season resulted in 700 fatalities. The lack of technology to provide early warning caused that high number. In the current cases of Texas and Florida, casualties are far less because we have early, accurate warning and have learned how to prepare. But since we cannot change nature, we cannot prevent the physical damage and so Congress appropriates vast sums—likely to exceed $150 billion—to repair.
Each year the president of the United States receives a briefing from the Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA) about the upcoming hurricane season. This year’s briefing on August 4th was no different. After the briefing, President Trump tweeted, “Preparedness is an investment in our future!”
Most first-time homeowners celebrate their new abode with, perhaps, a bottle of wine or a dinner out in the new neighborhood. The Commonwealth Club on Tuesday toasted homeownership with a short parade, a fireboat show and a performance by the San Francisco 49ers’ Noise Drum and Flag Team. A block of Steuart Street was closed as club members listened to speeches.
Former Reserve Bank of India (RBI) governor Raghuram Rajan has said that in hindsight it appears that the central bank under his governorship could have managed the liquidity in banking system in a better manner on certain occasions.
The Center for Intellectual Property Understanding (CIPU) in conjunction with Chicago-Kent College of Law (CKCL), Illinois Institute of Technology announced today that it is holding the first Intellectual Property Awareness Summit in Chicago on November 6.
Baylor University’s John F. Baugh Center for Entrepreneurship and Free Enterprise kicks off its annual Free Enterprise Forum this week with one of the nation’s leading experts on entrepreneurship education – Steve Mariotti, founder of Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship and author of “An Entrepreneur’s Manifesto.”