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Telecommuting: Let Your Employees Go Remote

MUNCIE, Indiana (NEWS)– Companies trying to develop a loyal, high-performing workforce with low turnover may want to offer work-from-home options. David Heinemeier Hansson, a partner at 37signals and author of “Remote Office Not Required,” says remote work offers a boost in quality of life for both employers and employees. He says it provides employees the […]

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Capitalism: Wealthy are More Dependent on Government

Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth. ~ Marcus Aurelius MUNCIE, Indiana (NEWS) – Capitalism is under fire in this country and around the globe. There are many comments and opinions about self-sufficiency, dependence, and who is responsible for the creation of wealth. One […]

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State Policy Network: Billionaires Influencing Policy in Indiana

We’ve been talking about the Indiana Policy Review on the pages of Muncie Voice, and thanks to the new website from the Center for Media and Democracy, many of our readers can do their own research and verify who is writing for our local newspapers and who tells them what to write. In Muncie, we […]

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Senator Obama Supported Surveillance Reforms

by Kara Brandeisky, ProPublica When the House of Representatives recently considered an amendment that would have dismantled the NSA’s bulk phone records collection program, the White House swiftly condemned the measure. But only five years ago, Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill. was part of a group of legislators that supported substantial NSA surveillance reforms. Here are […]

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US Intelligence Community Accessing Many Records

US secretly mining data from web giants: report (via AFP) US intelligence agencies are accessing the servers of nine Internet giants as part of a secret data mining program likely to fuel fresh debate about government surveillance, it was reported Thursday. The Washington Post reported that the National Security Agency (NSA) and the FBI had […]