By Joshua Zumbrun and Rich Miller – The former Bank of Israel governor, though a newcomer to the Fed, also brings continuity and strong academic credentials: as a professor of economics at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, he taught Fed Chairman Ben S. Bernanke, whose term ends in January, and European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi.
If confirmed by the Senate, Fischer would assume the vice chairmanship of a central bank struggling to convince investors that policy will remain easy even after it winds down its quantitative easing program. more> http://tinyurl.com/kczjw2d
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The Liberty Amendments: Restoring the American Republic, Author: Mark Levin.
By Ralph Benko – Many Americans feel thwarted by their federal government. Many humanitarian populists, both of left and right see the federal government as out of touch with the “consent of the governed.” It is this consent that the Declaration of Independence cites as the source of government legitimacy.
The Constitution contains within itself a mechanism designed to rectify this very problem.
This provision was inserted at the insistence of liberty-minded Virginia delegate George Mason. The background of its insertion is set forth in a recent article in The American Spectator by one of the most prominent advocates of the Article V state-led amendment process, Mark Meckler. more> http://tinyurl.com/kwrpqb7
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The Three Ways of Getting Things Done, Author: Gerard Fairtlough.
By Steve Denning – There are only three ways of getting things done effectively as an organization:
The book explains that “hierarchy is not necessary for discipline, for systematic ways of working, for inspiration or for leadership. The alternative to hierarchy is not chaos or anarchy. Only our powerful addiction to hierarchy, given to us by our genes and by our culture, leads us to believe this.” more> http://tinyurl.com/kjtk7ps
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Tagged Business improvement, Decision making, Government, Heterarchy, Hierarchy, Industrial economy, Leadership, Organization, Responsible autonomy