Archive: Economy & Jobs

Minimum Wage Hikes Come with Consequences
Even if They’re Well-Intended
Yes, some wages increase, but what about the millions of Americans left with fewer career opportunities?
Luka Ladan | March 5, 2019
Robots Aren’t Out to Get Your Retail Job
Even as automation spreads, human labor continues to be a key component of the retail market.
Ross Marchand | March 4, 2019
Protip: If They’re Working to Get You Fired, They’re Not Your Friends
Minimum wages change how workers are compensated.
Art Carden | February 28, 2019
Is America Ready for Democratic Socialism?
Free college, single-payer healthcare, guaranteed jobs, and more! But what's the pricetag?
February 23, 2019
Automation in the Short and Long-Term
By focusing on workers in the short term, it is clear that we can improve the opportunities automation can bring them in the long term.
Ryan Khurana | February 21, 2019
Let’s Take a Break (From Gov)
When it comes to relationships riddled with debt issues, extreme micromanagement of choices, and crazy spying, nothing comes close to our relationship with government.
Ben Wilterdink | February 14, 2019
Does Taxing the Rich Really Work to Improve Equality?
In the name of "fairness" and "equality", many in power propose heavily taxing the rich in order to redistribute their wealth to those among us who are less fortunate. But does this policy actually meet its desired end? Click through to find out!
February 8, 2019
People, Place, and Automation
Automation has become a source of anxiety for many Americans, with factors such as geography and demographics often being left out of our public debate.
Ryan Khurana | February 7, 2019
As Tax Day Approaches, Let’s Celebrate Tax Reform
America’s business community is proving that the best way to help employees is to help those cutting the checks.
Luka Ladan | February 5, 2019
The California Golden Fleece Award is Announced!
The California Golden Fleece® Awards expose waste, fraud, and abuse in California government, and this quarter, the California Department of Motor Vehicles wins the dishonor!
February 2, 2019