Australia to Make Facebook, Google Pay for News in World First
July 30, 2020 via Reuters – The royalty-based system is meant to protect independent journalism and create a business model more suitable to the digital age.
America’s Monopoly Problem Goes Way Beyond the Tech Giants
July 28, 2020 via The Atlantic – Even if Congress somehow decreed the breakup of all four tech giants, the U.S. would still have an astounding number…
Trump Overhauls Key Environmental Law To Speed Up Pipelines And Other Projects
July 15, 2020 via NPR – President Trump announced plans to overhaul a 50-year-old environmental law in order to speed approval for pipelines, highways, and other large…
Biggest Banks Gain $10 Billion on Fed Moves to Open Debt Markets
July 15, 2020 via Bloomberg – Financial firms are benefiting from the Fed’s recent efforts to keep credit flowing, but have small businesses?
Why This Year Is Our Last, Best Chance for Saving the Oceans
July 9, 2020 via Time – The combination of pollution, overfishing, and climate change has caused a level of decline that not only threatens ocean life, but…
The Big Factor Holding Back the U.S. Economic Recovery: Child Care
July 3, 2020 via The Washington Post – Economists and business leaders say that without schools and child care centers in full swing, Americans cannot get back…
African-American Businesses Need More Than “Buy Black” Campaigns
June 28, 2020 via The Economist – Black-owned businesses need more than “Buy Black” campaigns to grow.
Millions of Abandoned Oil Wells Are Leaking Methane
June 16, 2020 via Reuters – Oil and gas drilling companies have left behind millions of abandoned wells and many are leaching dangerous pollutants.