Thu, 16 Aug 2018 11:00:18 +0000
Elite CEO pay jumps to average of $19 million, as fears mount over the wealthy pocketing gains
A new study finds a big jump in CEO compensation.
Wed, 15 Aug 2018 20:12:14 +0000
Scientists are raising the alarm that upcoming USDA overhaul will slash research funding
The agency says the move will save money and help retain staff, but some researchers call that a pretext.
Wed, 15 Aug 2018 20:01:56 +0000
Trump boasts about ‘great new trade deals.’ So far, he hasn’t finalized any.
Trump tweeted that his tariffs are leading to new trade deals, but he has failed to finalize any trade details yet. He got close with South Korea in March, but even that agreement is stalled.
Wed, 15 Aug 2018 01:05:17 +0000
Fentanyl use drove drug overdose deaths to a record high in 2017, CDC estimates
Every eight minutes, someone in America died of a drug overdose last year.
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 18:03:30 +0000
Huckabee Sanders apologizes for false statement about black employment
President Trump’s economics team is apologizing after press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders wrongly stated that Trump has created three times as many jobs for black workers as president Barack Obama did.
Mon, 13 Aug 2018 19:39:05 +0000
Wildfires have gotten bigger in recent years, and the trend is likely to continue
There are currently 110 large fires burning in the U.S., all of them located in western states.
Fri, 10 Aug 2018 22:40:19 +0000
U.S. economy to grow at 3.1 percent in 2018, CBO says
That is a solid increase from 2017, but the robust growth may not last, analysts say.
Fri, 10 Aug 2018 20:17:57 +0000
In U.S., wage growth is being wiped out entirely by inflation
Pay is up 2.7 percent in the past year, while the cost of living is up 2.9 percent, the Labor Department reported Friday.
Fri, 10 Aug 2018 17:43:50 +0000
Trump is mad that Turkey’s economic crisis has made their currency weaker, so now he’s making it even weaker
Turkey has hurt itself with bad policies and tried to blame foreigners for this fact, but then Trump seemed to vindicate the scapegoating by trying to bring the country’s economy down in retaliation for the Turks bringing it down themselves.
Congress is about to legalize cannabis. Just not the kind that gets you high.
Congress is poised to legalize hemp. But can it live up to decades of hype?
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