Britain is no Longer a Christian Nation, is America Next?

Most Britons still have a faith, but secularists are now the largest religious group in the country. Christians are now a steadily declining minority. People of faith in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland only outnumber nonbelievers; if the percentages of Christian and non-Christian believers are added together to reach 52%.

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Obamacare Premiums Could Rise by 48%

One insurance company; Highmark, has requested a 48% premium increase for some policies offered through Pennsylvania’s Obamacare exchange next year, Lancaster Online reported. The average Obamacare premium in Pennsylvania will increase by 12% next year.

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Is Current C Dead or Merely Delayed?

The Apple-zombie press is hyping up the Current C “postponement” as a victory for Apple Pay, yet it could be a serious defeat for Apple’s (NASDAQ: AAPL) payment app.

The danger for Apple; and Alphabet’s (NASDAQ: GOOG) Android Pay, is that Big Retail has concluded that app payment is a niche product that will not drive many sales. The retail giants’ executives think that contactless payment is simply not worth the time and effort.

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Investment Legend Endorses Basic Income

“Millions of jobs will be lost over the next 10-15 years,” Gross predicted. “Virtually every industry in existence is likely to become less labor-intensive in future years as new technology is assimilated into existing business models.”

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Proof that Obamacare is a Complete Failure

Small towns are losing their medical care. Becker’s Hospital CFO reported that 60 rural hospitals in 20 states have closed since 2010. Another 673 rural hospitals are in danger of closing a report by iVantage Health Analytics found.

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Urban Revival Might Not be for Real

The most logical answers seem to be gentrification and income inequality. Gentrification is increasing housing costs in many urban areas, making them unaffordable for a lot of people. The average rent in Brooklyn was $2,723.46 a month in March 2016, according to MNS real estate.

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I no longer lose Sleep over my Hosting

I finally have a site that I’m proud of, and not embarrassed to refer clients to. It actually looks far better than many of the sites operated by some giant media companies.

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Manufacturing Data Disproves Donald Trump’s Trade Argument

The financial data indicates that the real causes of the massive job and income losses that are hollowing out many American communities have little or nothing to do with trade. Technology has made the United States an economic powerhouse that could dominate the world with high levels of manufacturing production that provide little or no benefit to the average American.

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The One Ecommerce Book that you Should Read This Year

I have an MBA with a specialty in e-business and years of experience in blogging and online promotion, yet I learned a great deal from the book. For example I was only vaguely aware of the SMS (short messaging service) solution WhatsApp which has one billion users around the world but is little used in the United States where I live.

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