It’s Time We Had a Talk About Tariffs
September 29, 2020 via The Dispatch – Tariffs generally fail to achieve their objectives of revitalizing protected industries, saving jobs, and opening foreign markets.
After the Pandemic, Where Will the US Child Care System End Up?
September 21, 2020 via The Christian Science Monitor – While federal investment in child care lags, there may be bipartisan support for solutions at the state and…
Retirements, Layoffs, Labor Force Flight May Leave Scars on U.S Economy
September 14, 2020 via Rueters – Women and older workers are not re-entering the job market quickly, and temporary furloughs are becoming permanent.
Big Pharma Wages Stealth War on Drug Price Watchdog
September 11, 2020 via Reuters – A nonprofit watchdog has studied nearly 100 prescription drugs for a variety of health conditions since 2015 and found that only…
Why Facebook’s Blocking of New Political Ads May Fall Short
September 4, 2020 via The New York Times – In an effort to quash online misinformation, Facebook announced that no new political ads would appear on its…
COVID-19 Lockdowns Expose the Digital Have-Nots in Rural Areas
September 2, 2020 via The Conversation – In rural America, one-fifth of residents lack broadband access.
Sadly, One Letter Perfectly Captures the Recovery
September 2, 2020 via Bloomberg Opinion – For months, experts have tried to predict what the economy will look like as the pandemic drags on.
China’s Economy Is Bouncing Back—And Gaining Ground on the U.S.
August 24, 2020 via The Wall Street Journal – Forecasts show China as the only major economy expected to grow this year.