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Indecision 2016

Now that Labor Day has passed, we’re in the home stretch to Election Day. (Hooray!) While most are focused on the race for president, there are a thousands of other people running for state and municipal offices that are essential to keeping the government … Continue reading

07. September 2016 by John W. Tomac
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Stung by Pesticides

Here’s a quick assignment for the Washington Post. The buzz around bees is not good. They are dying off in large numbers. Pesticides are thought to be responsible. Now, environmentalists are fighting hard to protect the insects from what they believe … Continue reading

31. August 2016 by John W. Tomac
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Fishing for Yield

Everyone loves dividends. Waiting three months for them, especially if you’re a retiree relying on them to help pay the bills, is less popular. Fear not, Kiplinger’s Personal Finance is here with a list of dozen high-quality stocks that pay a … Continue reading

23. August 2016 by John W. Tomac
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World at War

For the past year or so, I have been illustrating the ‘Fire For Effect’ column in World War II Magazine. Here’s a few recent entries. What was the most dangerous job during the war? Maybe, being a German general. Wehrmacht … Continue reading

17. August 2016 by John W. Tomac
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Stuck

Here’s a quick assignment for The Boston Globe. Americans are stuck. Most can’t change jobs and forget about moving to another city to seek out other opportunities. Economic mobility is dying and it is taking the economy with it. Read all about … Continue reading

08. August 2016 by John W. Tomac
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The End of Opportunity

Here’s a series of images created for The Milken Institute. The think tank takes a look at the American Dream and finds that it is falling apart. America has turned into a rigid, stratified society. Parents’ income is the best predictor … Continue reading

26. July 2016 by John W. Tomac
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Shakedown

Here’s something for The Wall Street Journal. Uncle Sam stands to be one of the Brexit’s big winners. How? Through pensions, that’s how. The uncertainty in Europe combined with low-yield environment for government bonds means a lot pension funds are taking … Continue reading

19. July 2016 by John W. Tomac
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