Americans consume more opioids than any other country. In 2016, doctors prescribed enough opioids to fill a bottle for every American adult.
The bull market in U.S. stocks is now nine years old, one of the longest such streaks in history. The United States boasts many of the world’s most valuable companies, and investors have enjoyed high returns with low volatility.
Three years ago, 15 military service members preparing to transition to civilian employment gathered at Joint Base Lewis-McChord near Tacoma, Washington, to participate in the pilot cohort of a new corporate fellowship program.
To quote Mark Antony in William Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar set around 45 B.C., “Friends, Romans, Countrymen, lend me your ears.” For all of history, people have been trying to aggregate human attention to sell them something. And the media industry is no different.