Business (2018)

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  • October 09, 2018
    Chris Woodward

    A warning over abusing 'Me Too'

    "We are hiring" signCould the "MeToo" movement cause companies to hire fewer women? One analyst says they could. 

  • October 08, 2018
    Chris Woodward

    Minimum wage raise – There's more than meets the eye

    minimum wage illustrationThere are many things in business that involve trade-offs, and pay hikes at Amazon appear to be no different.

  • October 03, 2018
    Chris Woodward

    Good for you, Amazon, but we aren't billionaires

    Amazon logoMega-corporation Amazon has announced its raising the minimum hourly salary for its employees and is demanding that everybody else do the same.

  • October 02, 2018
    Chris Woodward

    'Gender-quotas' bill labeled as damaging to women in business

    two business womenBeginning next year, corporate board rooms in California will have to feature at least one woman. But the head of a women's education and policy group thinks this could backfire.

  • October 01, 2018
    Chad Groening

    FAIR bothered by H-2B abuse

    "We are hiring" signAn immigration enforcement advocacy organization is calling a Mississippi-based company to task for hiring cheaper foreign workers instead of finding qualified Americans to do the job.

  • September 30, 2018
    Michael F. Haverluck

    Facebook breaches 50M users' security, stock dives

    Facebook CEO Mark ZuckerbergAfter discovering a security breach earlier this week exposing nearly 50 million user accounts, Facebook has seen its stock plunge 3.3 percent on the NASDAQ stock market, dropping it down to $163.13.

  • September 30, 2018
    Michael F. Haverluck

    NJ public pension fund divesting from Nike over Kaepernick?

    Colin Kaepernick w/ B.P. shirtIn opposition to Nike’s latest ad campaign championing former San Francisco 49er quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s social justice activism against police, the New Jersey public pension fund is considering divesting from Nike.

  • September 27, 2018
    Chris Woodward

    Some businesses willing to pay more than paycheck

    employment want ads 2Would you take a sign-on bonus at your job? How about another check if you're still there after 90 days?

  • September 26, 2018
    Chris Woodward

    US jumps in economic freedom ranking under Trump

    economy (money background)With the advent of the Trump administration, the United States has climbed up the ranks in terms of economic freedom.

  • September 25, 2018
    Michael F. Haverluck

    After PC controversies, Starbucks closing 150 stores

    Starbucks signIn the wake of Starbucks’ numerous politically correct controversies – from hiring 10,000 refugees, to “gay holiday cups,” to its plastic straw ban, to closing 8,000 stores nationwide for a day for racial bias training – the popular coffee franchise’ is planning “significant changes,” including layoffs and closing 150 stores.

  • September 21, 2018
    Chad Groening

    Jobs that Americans won't do: None

    employment want ads 2An immigration research think tank is debunking - again - the claim that there are some jobs Americans won't do.

  • September 19, 2018 Staff

    Heritage: Trump hurting U.S., not thieving China

    Trump and Chinese presidentPresident Donald Trump is defending more tariffs on Chinese goods as an effort to balance unfair trade practices but a conservative think tank is not praising the president for his actions.




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Man arrested for threats that closed Kentucky school system
Hurricane Michael damages $3 billion in timber
Turkey probes whether Khashoggi remains taken from consulate
Trump praises Montana congressman who body-slammed reporter
Pilot gives $1M to McConnell-linked PAC aiding Blackburn


The minimum wage and real-world examples of how it destroys jobs, hurts workers
Almost 1/2 of U.S. births happen outside marriage
Polio-like paralyzing disease hits hundreds -- but don't call it polio
Warren highlights the danger of racial identity
White privilege symposium will feature ‘racial justice’ board game


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