American insurance companies and drug companies can raise prices because they have the power to do so. Competition is limited, at best. Regulation is limited, at best. So what can we do?
Google is applying machine learning technology to monitor some YouTube videos in order to separate advertisers from offensive content.
Federal investigators have agreed to a $35 million settlement with Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals over the company’s alleged negligence in distributing opioid pain medications. But the punishment didn’t fit what many call Mallinckrodt’s egregious crimes, and one lawmaker called the settlement “chump change.”
This California-based rice importer is helping families and the environment by encouraging its small-scale suppliers to use smarter farming practices.
Whether companies like it or not, they may have to adapt to a new way of doing business, skirting the line between a politicized mandate and one that also aims to ensure a nonpartisan position.
When White House Budget Director Mick Mulvaney announced the proposed budget for the 2018 fiscal year on March 16, he said “spending on climate change is a waste of your money, and we’re not going to do it anymore.” The implications of that pronouncement and the related Presidential Executive Order Promoting Energy Independence and Economic Growth released on March 28 are far reaching, and will most assuredly cost money in the long run.
Last week North Carolina passed legislation that aimed to reverse the state’s so-called “bathroom bill.” But many in the LGBT community say the new law still allows and condones discrimination.
Trust between employees and their managers increases productivity and a sense of empowerment because leaders don’t need to micromanage, argues Kelsey Martin of Bristlecone Holdings,
We live in a time of massive, unprecedented trade: Goods, information and money all flow across borders almost seamlessly. Many prospered from this new era of trade, but has also resulted in damaging externalities which tend to hit poor people the hardest.
Uber released its first diversity report following months of bad press, including fierce backlash over sexual harassment allegations. And the disappointing figures reveal its recruitment struggles are similar to many Silicon Valley companies.
After nearly three years, Flint and Michigan lawmakers inked a deal to address the city’s water crisis. But they didn’t explain why it took a huge lawsuit and more than a year of political wrangling to come up with a fix.
Seventy-five percent of Americans want carbon dioxide regulated as a pollutant, according to a nationwide survey conducted by the Yale Program on Climate Change Communication.