The Republican speaker of the Texas House of Representatives said on Friday a bill to limit bathroom access for transgender people would face a tough time in the chamber, where there are worries of an economic hit to the state if it became law. Speaker Joe Straus, who sets the Republican-dominated...
Members of the gay community — and the bars that cater to it — worry about the social and economic impact of the drag show's time change.
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President Donald Trump is calling his administration's approval of the Keystone XL pipeline a new era for American energy policy. As expected, the State Department reversed a decision by the … Click to Continue »
North and South American countries will likely hold a special meeting next week on Venezuela's economic and political crisis, a top Mexican official said on Friday. He spoke a day after 14 member countries of the Organization of American States (OAS) including the United States urged Venezuela to free political prisoners and hold elections. Show More Summary
Earlier this month, an Economic Policy Institute study showed that African-Americans had made big gains in the unionized sector of the construction industry, that Hispanics dominate the nonunion... To view the full story, click the title link.
THE EUROPEAN UNION TURNS 60: Analysis from USA Today. Just six of the EU’s current 28 members were signatories to the Treaty of Rome in 1957, the agreement that established the European Economic Community, the EU’s predecessor. This weekend’s ceremony takes place five days before British Prime Minister Theresa May invokes legislation that starts Britain’s […]
We’re used to new openings and startups in Silicon Valley, but the World Economic Forum (WEF)’s addition is the one we should all pay attention to. As the first major international organization to open up shop here, the Forum’s new Center...Show More Summary
The New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) in collaboration with the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) and the Garment District Alliance, will reveal Friday that it will invest a package worth $51.3 million to “help stabilize and strengthen the garment manufacturing...
The Swiss-based leaders summit will focus its new office on tech's impact on society.
Authored by Nick Cunningham via OilPrice.com, Venezuela’s economic crisis continues to deepen. The South American OPEC member is thought to be sitting on nearly 300 billion barrels of oil, far more than any other country in the world, including Saudi Arabia (estimated at 268 billion barrels). Show More Summary
(Kaunas University of Technology) Independent research, initiated and carried out by Kaunas University of Technology (KTU) interdisciplinary migration research cluster shows that introduction of Euro in Lithuania coincides with the fourth wave of emigration. In 2015, more than 40 thousand people left Lithuania, and in 2016 -- around 50 thousand.
U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Friday that he believes financial markets could improve “significantly” once they fully reflect the potential for U.S. economic growth from President Donald Trump’s economic policies. Mnuchin said at an event sponsored by news website...
A new report published by the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis has outlined how Japan, in a post-Fukushima economy, can rebuild its electricity sector around the central idea of renewable energy. Japan’s Post-Fukushima...Show More Summary
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) delivered a fiery joint rally on Capitol Hill on Wednesday. The object of their scorn? Trump’s new National Economic Council director, Gary Cohn. “[Trump said] we are going to send the special interests packing, and we are...
US narrow money trends may be starting to recover but earlier weakness suggests slower economic growth through late 2017. The latest US earnings revisions data are consistent with an imminent peak in the widely-watched ISM manufacturing new orders index. Show More Summary
The liberal media claimed that the state of North Carolina is suffering economically after HB 2 was passed, which is known colloquially as the ‘bathroom bill.’ But, the facts point in a different direction, contrary to the liberal media headlines. Per a conservative group Family Research Council, the state has benefitted post-HB2: Financial indicators released […]
CNN, Politico, the liberal media… they got the North Carolina House Bill 2 (known as “HB2”) all wrong. Why? The headlines claimed that the law has had a negative economic impact on the Tarheel State. Politico’s alleged hard-hitting piece on the effect of HB2, entitled, “The Bathroom Bill that Ate North Carolina,” admitted the following […]
Convenience, economics and peer-influence are powerful forces.
Businesses across the 19-country eurozone, and particularly in France, are increasingly upbeat and hiring more people despite big uncertainties — including France's high-stakes presidential election. A closely watched survey of … Click to Continue »