Has the US Become the New Russia?

  Government and Economy Has the US Become the New Russia? In the May issue of the Atlantic Monthly, Simon Johnson, former chief economist at the IMF and a professor at the Sloan School of Management at MIT compares the “financial oligarchy” running US policy with the business elites in emerging countries. FT.com SBA Lending Assistance Stalling T he parts of the federal government's stimulus program aimed at small-business owners aren't working as they should, say local owners and small-business experts who are trying to figure out what to do about the problem. Management and Fina... [Read Full Article]


Small Business Brief for 11/04

Politics and Economics Does This Recession Stack Up? Folks who know have drawn some stark comparisons between this downturn and past recession, but how does this crisis really compare to past recessions? Small Business Agenda at California Meeting Small business owners will have a chance to voice their ideas about policy proposals this month when Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger hosts the Conference on Small Business and Entrepreneurship in Los Angeles. Law and Regulation Enforcement [Read Full Article]