The Pension Gamble

“The Pension Gamble” goes inside the volatile fight over pensions that’s playing out in one state, and examines the broader consequences for teachers, police officers, firefighters and public employees everywhere.   The Pension Gamble Source: PBS Season 37 Episode 3 | 54m 47s   The post The Pension Gamble appeared first on The Big Picture.

Tesla’s Model 3: Look Inside

Bloomberg: “The manufacturing analysts who spent 6,600 hours inside a warehouse north of Detroit picking apart a Model 3 have good news and bad news for Tesla Inc. The company now boasts the best technology of any electric car, with potential profit margins that would be the envy of most automakers. But Tesla is squandering that edge with… Read More The post Tesla’s Model 3: Look Inside appeared first on The Big Picture.

Stay in the Game

Taige Jensen argue that Donald Trump is in fact making America great again — by driving us to engage in our democracy as few presidents have. The shock of his election and his chaotic governance has mobilized progressives to run for office — women in record numbers — and to march for causes like women’s… Read More The post Stay in the Game appeared first on The Big Picture.

Ticketmaster Teaches Scalpers How to Rip Off Concert Goers

The only solution to this is to allow market forces and competition. That is not likely to happen without robust anti-Trust enforcement. Either we have to break up Ticketmaster, or and disallow exclusive deals for venues. We need viable competition! Ticketmaster recruits pros for secret scalper program Source: CBC   Beyond running the official box… Read More The post Ticketmaster Teaches Scalpers How to Rip Off Concert Goers appeared first on The Big Picture.