By Sean Higgins | 12/03/13 11:34 AM
Online magazine Vice posted a muckraking piece Monday about how avowedly liberal media outlets such as the Nation, the American Prospect, and Mother Jones pay their editorial interns measly stipends that often don't even amount to the minimum wage. The practice of paying interns a pittance —...
By Charlie Spiering | 12/03/13 09:31 AM
Broadcaster Glenn Beck believes that the Amazon drone unveiled on CBS's "60 Minutes" Sunday night is a flash of genius from CEO Jeff Bezos that will change the world.
By Mark Tapscott | 12/03/13 09:18 AM
Could the GOP be on the cusp of a JFK moment on the national political scene? Before simply dismissing the idea out of hand, consider the following: John F.Kennedy's appeal in the 1960 presidential campaign was built around his basic summons to the country: "Let's get America moving again."...
By Sean Higgins | 12/02/13 07:03 PM
Stock up on your cheeseburgers now: Organizers behind a series of strikes in the fast food industry over the last few months are promising another round Thursday, claiming there will be events in 100 cities, including Boston; Chicago; Denver; Hartford, Conn.; Houston; Los Angeles; Memphis,...
By Philip Klein | 12/02/13 06:30 PM
Obama administration officials insisted Monday that the tech team overseeing fixes to the troubled federal healthcare.gov website had resolved most of the errors plaguing the enrollment information being sent to insurers. But insurers haven’t yet noticed a difference, according to a...
By Ashe Schow | 12/02/13 04:53 PM
BONUS meme, because it was too good not to include: h/t to Stephen Gutowski
By Joel Gehrke | 12/02/13 03:48 PM
President Obama's inability to ensure a smooth rollout of the Obamacare exchange website amounts to the greatest failure of management by any Democratic president, said former Pennsylvania Democratic Gov. Ed Rendell, a longtime ally of Bill and Hillary Clinton. "Yeah, I think there was...
By Ashe Schow | 12/02/13 03:28 PM
This should make Americans a little more thankful for the First Amendment: Bob Dylan has been charged in France with “insulting behavior” and “incitement to hatred" for comments the American singer made to Rolling Stone magazine in 2012 about racial tensions, AFP reported. “Blacks know...
By Timothy P. Carney | 12/02/13 03:09 PM
If you're a business, the best way to get fat profit margins is by erecting (or finding yourself surrounded by) barriers to entry. Regulations are often efforts by incumbent businesses to erect barriers to entry, thus allowing for higher profit margins.
By Ashe Schow | 12/02/13 01:33 PM
Power regulators across the country have requested that the Environmental Protection Agency provide states flexibility in determining how to comply with upcoming carbon emissions regulations for existing coal-fired power plants. The National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners...
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