Archive for March 26th, 2017

There was bound to be a political commotion when the Trump administration released its 2018 budget. After all, it isn’t every day that the White House proposes deep cuts in agency spending: for 2018, the Environmental Protection Agency would be down 31%; the State Department, 29%; the Department of Education, 14%; and the Department of Transportation, 13%.
Outrageous, screamed critics. Good programs are being gutted. Surely true. But some ineffective or unimportant programs would also be gutted. The reflexive horror from Congress and (yes) the media to spending cuts reveals a central cause of…

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Small-business owners have been among the Affordable Care Act’s most vocal opponents, but demolishing it without putting new guardrails in place is not, for most, the ideal outcome.

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Small-business owners have been among the Affordable Care Act’s most vocal opponents, but demolishing it without putting new guardrails in place is not, for most, the ideal outcome.

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The idea of a universal basic income is nothing new, but now more people are beginning to consider its feasibility in the U.S.

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<p>In a series of advertisements Secret, the antiperspirant, highlights women working up the courage to deliver a business pitch, request a raise, ask for a man's hand in marriage and, in the case of a transgender woman, walk out a bathroom stall and interact with the women in the ladies room.</p><p></p>

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Independent home-improvement suppliers are defying the gloomy retail environment and making their mark on Main Street.

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<p>The auto dealer — around for more than a century and viewed almost as negatively as members of Congress — looked like a ripe target for disruption when retailing moved online. Now that startups have tried and failed to beat the car salesman, many are taking a different route: catering to them.</p>

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