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The Wages Experiment
January 7, 2017 U.S. EconomyLast year, average hourly wages rose at the fastest pace since 2009. And that’s just the beginning… Twenty states will lift their minimum wage in 2017. It’s as if the country has become a giant economic experiment.
The Feds Are Inside Your Home
January 3, 2017 Privacy InvasionAlexa and similar Internet of Things (IoT) technologies have become part of the current zeitgeist. They can remember everything input into them ... and the Feds are salivating for this data.
The New Labor Wars
November 29, 2016 U.S. EconomyLabor strikes were relatively common 30 or so years ago. They’ve become increasingly uncommon since. But we may be on the verge of a reversal in that trend.
Hello Technology, Goodbye Jobs
November 16, 2016 U.S. EconomyAs the Internet of Things takes over, it will do more than provide convenience. It promises to steal nearly all existing jobs. Without change, this is bad news all around for pretty much all of us.
The Fed’s Disastrous Gift
November 5, 2016 Government & PoliticsThe October jobs report may have given Yellen the green light for a December rate hike … well, assuming that the market doesn’t implode after the presidential election.