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Want to become a florist in Louisiana? A home-entertainment installer in Connecticut? Or a barber anywhere? You’re going to need a license for that—and it’s going to cost you.
Mick Mulvaney, the controversial head of the OMB, might soon direct the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, an agency he once called “a sick, sad joke.”
“Five years from now, we won’t be debating whether ‘e-tailers’ are taking share from brick-and-mortar retailers, because they are all the same.”
The House on Thursday approved its legislation in a surprisingly drama-free vote. But hurdles await in the Senate.
Automation and globalization are making some workers’ skills obsolete. Why can’t the federal government figure out how to successfully prepare Americans for the future?
The new Senate plan would have cuts for individuals go away in eight years but make them permanent for corporations.
Consumers who want to avoid supporting stars and moguls accused of wrongdoing now face a difficult choice.
Republican senators will scrap the Affordable Care Act’s individual insurance mandate as part of their proposal, jeopardizing delicate negotiations for the chance at a double legislative win.
There is no “Moneyball” for media. In entertainment, overkill is underrated.
Americans are skeptical of automation technologies taking over highly interactive tasks. But perhaps humanity is being hyped up too much—and that could create surprising challenges for job-retention efforts.
A change to the urban skyline that could make a big dent in carbon emissions
It’s minuscule, cumbersome, and easily avoided. It’s also important.
The military can be an important engine for social mobility, but it doesn’t always work that way.
The GOP was supposed to be unified on taxes after internal divisions destroyed their health-care drive. But the party’s majorities in Congress now have two competing legislative proposals once again.
Republicans are screwing up their big tax cut. They can still salvage it. But they have to think small.
Temporary shops were once emblems of scrappy entrepreneurialism. Today they tend to be marketing efforts from giant corporations.
Or is the Department of Justice finally cracking down on corporate mergers?
Boies Schiller Flexner LLP was reportedly representing The New York Times while simultaneously trying to kill one of the paper’s stories.
The Paradise Papers conjure visions of sunny places for shady people, but most developed countries serve as tax havens of some sort.
After each big financial leak, individuals suffer the brunt of the consequences, but the system remains intact.