Philanthropy in Patagonia Won’t – and Could Hurt – the Planet | Business and Economy

In September, Patagonian founder Yvonne Chouinard made headlines after announcing he was giving up his company to a fund that would use its profits to fight climate change. Chouinard joins the growing ranks of the megarich “giving back” to the causes they care about. Warren Buffett pledged to donate 99 percent of his money to … Read more

Opinion: The Fed is missing a crucial turning point in its fight against inflation because it believes in flawed data

The Fed can’t see the next potential economic meltdown because it’s still looking in the rear-view mirror, seeing nothing but High inflation. The risk arises because the CPI and PCE – the two most important measures of inflation – have a fatal flaw in the way they measure shelter costs. “ If you get your … Read more

Opinion: The metaverse can be transformative, but it’s a legal and ethical minefield

An immersive and always-on experience, the metaverse is the fusion of blockchain, virtual reality, augmented reality, mobile and computer technologies. Large amounts of money are invested, and More than 160 companies Compete to build the most popular metaverse across industries as diverse as gaming, commerce, real estate, entertainment, social media, health, education, and government. Governments … Read more

Joe Giarrusso: In Memory of My Father, Renewed Focus on Mental Health | Opinions and Editorials

It’s been 10 years since my father passed away from his gunshot wounds. Nothing prepares the deceased’s relatives and close friends for this type of trauma. Less than three weeks after his death – and when I was still sedated – this paper was gentle enough Post a column In which we discussed dad’s depression … Read more