Opinion: Small Businesses Confident They Can Withstand a Recession – Inside Sources

A new confidence has emerged among small-business owners despite the idea of a recession. (This outlook is revealed in the latest Small Business Recovery Report by  Kabbage.) In its sixth installment, the report tracks the recovery trends and growth outlook from polling 550 small-business leaders. For many, the pandemic resulted in a positive and persevering outlook of an

Ukraine Invasion

American spy agencies review their misses on Ukraine, Russia – Associated Press

Photo: Director of National Intelligence Avril Haines testifies during a Senate Armed Services hearing to examine worldwide threats on Capitol Hill in Washington The question was posed in a private briefing to U.S. intelligence officials weeks before Russia launched its invasion in late February: Was Ukraine’s leader, Volodymyr Zelenskyy, made in the mold of Britain’s


5 strategies to prepare now for the next pandemic

Stacked disasters – like a winter storm that damages a water system during a pandemic – can provide lessons for the next time around. AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis Tiffany A. Radcliff, Texas A&M University and Angela Clendenin, Texas A&M University While the world is still reeling from the COVID-19 pandemic, public health and emergency management