Adam Smith

Type: Person
Name: Adam Smith
Title: U.S. Congressman from Washington
Organization: U.S. House of Representatives
Date of Birth: 15/06/1965
Place of Birth: Washington D.C
Nationality: United States
Fact Sheet: Biography for Adam Smith
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

ADAM SMITH Big names in flames as red ball lights up

Clarence’s Liam Rice plays one off the hip to the off side in his team’s match against South Hobart-Sandy Bay. Picture: MATT THOMPSON Source: News LimitedTHE attention might have been on the returning state cricketers but it was several CTPL lesser lights ... [Published Tasmania Mercury - 4 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

EDITORIAL: Capitalism's new fans

Capitalism, as a wise man who understood human frailty once said, is a bad economic system. Its only virtue is that it is better than all the other systems. Nevertheless, it has fallen from favor in Washington among those who don’t understand human frailty. ... [Published Washington Times - 14 hours ago]
Entities: India, Vietnam, China
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

Fighting Depression and Suicide With Love | Seth Adam Smith

As someone who openly struggles with depression, I'm frequently confronted by the parents, siblings, and friends of individuals who are having suicidal thoughts and feelings."What can we do?" they ask. "How can we help them?"In an article published on ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 15 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Paul Krugman On Limits To Growth: Beware The Bathwater

The Daly NewsCongratulations to Paul Krugman, whose New York Times opinion on hit the bulls-eye of at least one balloon. Landing at Washington-National the very day his opinion column appeared was like crashing back into the growth fetish of the American ... [Published Counter Currents - 18 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

FORUM: Let’s raise money from empty sites – even Adam Smith saw the merit in a land valuation tax

Above: Assembly Member Murad Qureshi, who wants a new commitment to a land valuation tax and, below, The old Middlesex Hospital site which lay empty for yearsPublished: 24 October, 2014WITH mansion tax proposals and fiscal devolution in the air since ... [Published West End Extra - 21 hours ago]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 2 reports

'Cowboy' builder behind £1.5m fraud

A "complete cowboy" builder has been jailed for five years after he defrauded up to £1.5m from homeowners.Mark Jenkins, also known as Mark Killick and Mark Richards, admitted taking large deposits upfront from customers without completing the work.The ... [Published BBC - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 1 reports

Another postcard accuses Joyce of being ‘weak’ on sexual predators

Cole County voters received two more postcard advertisements this week, questioning Presiding Circuit Judge Pat Joyce’s record in deciding controversial cases.Joyce, a Democrat, is seeking voters’ support in the Nov. 4 general election for a third, six-year ... [Published Jefferson City News Tribune - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 1 reports

Russ Roberts: Adam Smith’s Surprising Guide to Happiness (But Not Wealth)

“It’s kind of shocking to realize the person known as the father of modern economics, Adam Smith, didn’t think the pursuit of wealth was a very good idea,” say Russ Roberts. “He thought it was corrosive, thought it was bad for you, thought ambition was ... [Published Value Walk - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Adam Smith To Xi Jinping: Wealthy Nations Need Good Laws

BEIJING - In his book The Wealth of Nations , Adam Smith explained that under tyrannical and monarchical rule, property rights are always at imminent risk of infringement -- and people will usually hide their wealth. In case of emergency, they can immediately ... [Published Huffington Post - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Step 2 to digital: help the business and IT to “cosy up”

Read the report.Back in the days of classical economists such as Adam Smith and classical engineers like Charles Babbage, there was a keen sense of the value in a division of labour—workers having their own specific tasks and roles as a means to enhance ... [Published Accenture - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Adam Smith Webinar with Intel

To view the recording, download the slidepack and join the discussion from this exclusive corporate only Adam Smith webinar... A premium subscription is required. If you are a Premium paying subscriber, please sign in on the right.Webinars are just ... [Published Treasury Today - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Robots may spell “Control-Alt-Delete” for workers

By The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.Human beings can never run out of work. Adam Smith held that cheery view, and so far he has been proved right. But can the invisible hand match up to the robotic arm? ... [Published Reuters UK - Oct 23 2014]

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"the victims had their dreams and expectations of seeing their homes improved dashed, by the callous actions of a ruthless fraudster, who has been found out" DS Smith said

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Comics: Sean Michael Wilson On An Anarchic Appr... [Published ZNet - 3 hours ago]
ADAM SMITH Big names in flames as red ball ligh... [Published Tasmania Mercury - 4 hours ago]
EDITORIAL: Capitalism's new fans [Published Washington Times - 14 hours ago]
Fighting Depression and Suicide With Love | Set... [Published DailyMe.Com - 15 hours ago]
Seattle Times recommendations for November elec... [Published Seattle Times - 16 hours ago]
Monday's letters: Pot legalization should be ne... [Published Tampa Bay Times - 17 hours ago]
Weekend Roundup: Pope Pushes Ajar the Door to M... [Published Huffington Post - 18 hours ago]
Paul Krugman On Limits To Growth: Beware The Ba... [Published Counter Currents - 18 hours ago]
FORUM: Let’s raise money from empty sites – eve... [Published West End Extra - 21 hours ago]
Auctioneer has a secret weapon [Published Brisbane Courier-Mail - Oct 24 2014]
Speech: Humanising hell: our restless conscienc... [Published Inside government - Department for Internationa ... - Oct 24 2014]
Texas Newspapers Could Carry Democracy From... ... [Published Huffington Post - Oct 24 2014]
The Friday Edit: Ethics and the modern GC, ethi... [Published Legal Business - Oct 24 2014]
Mirror mirror on the wall, Snow White at the Ca... [Published Central Fife Times - Oct 24 2014]
Tech: Ignoring an increasingly complex world is... [Published Financial Director - Oct 24 2014]
Ruthless former Swansea kitchen conman Mark Jen... [Published South Wales Evening Post - Oct 24 2014]
Microphonic Body Machine [Published Rekjavik Grapevine - Oct 24 2014]
Another postcard accuses Joyce of being ‘weak’ ... [Published Jefferson City News Tribune - Oct 24 2014]
Oxford Real Farming Conference: power, lies, an... [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Oct 24 2014]
Ed Lotterman: Triole's Nobel brings attention t... [Published Idaho Statesman - Oct 24 2014]
Song’s serenade for Senate seat | Letter [Published Federal Way Mirror - Oct 24 2014]
Russ Roberts: Adam Smith’s Surprising Guide to ... [Published Value Walk - Oct 24 2014]
The Challenges of Defending Your Child’s Mind f... [Published St George West - Oct 24 2014]
Adam Smith To Xi Jinping: Wealthy Nations Need ... [Published Huffington Post - Oct 23 2014]
Congressional Black Caucus comms director Kirby... [Published PR Week UK - Oct 23 2014]
Your weekly guide to what’s on in Fife [Published Fife Today - Oct 23 2014]
RSPB chief executive to speak at GWCT conference [Published Shooting UK - Oct 23 2014]
Senate race turning into all-out war [Published MSNBC - Oct 23 2014]
EDITORIAL: Yes, we endorse… [Published Northwest Asian Weekly - Oct 23 2014]
Cowboy builder was paid £1.4million by a string... [Published Mail Online UK - Oct 23 2014]
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Speech: Humanising hell: our restless conscienc... [Published Inside government - Department for Internationa ... - Oct 24 2014]
Thank you Dean and good evening ladies and gentlemen. It is an immense honour to be here. I have made hundreds of speeches in the House of Commons as a Member of Parliament for 25 years, but this is the only one I have ever given in Westminster Abbey. ...
The Challenges of Defending Your Child’s Mind f... [Published St George West - Oct 24 2014]
In great empires the people who live in the capital, and in the provinces remote from the scene of action, feel, many of them, scarce any inconveniency from the war; but enjoy, at their ease, the amusement of reading in the newspapers the exploits ...
SkySparc Grows Expert Team in US [Published PR.com Press Releases - Oct 23 2014]
New York, NY, October 23, 2014 --( PR.com )-- Fraioli brings to the role more than 15 years’ consulting experience in enterprise-wide corporate treasury software implementations, specializing in Wallstreet Suite. His experience covers pre-studies and ...
A Cold Winter in the EUSSR? [Published London Irvine Report - Oct 23 2014]
br />!--[if gte mso 9]><![endif]--> Baltic Dry Index. 1136 +46 LIR Gold Target in 2019: $30,000.  Revised due to QE programs. “May you live in interesting times" Chinese Greeting to Tai Pans. We open today by offering our condolences ...
What I’ve been reading [Published Marginal Revolution - Oct 22 2014]
1. Doris Kearns, The Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and the Golden Age of Journalism .  This Pulitzer-Prize winning book is compulsively readable and is most valuable on how the Roosevelt and Taft administrations fit together ...
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