Business (2021)



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  • January 22, 2021
    Chad Groening, Billy Davis

    Media: Biden will continue Trump's get-tough China policy

    China Shipping Line (Chinese goods)A human-rights advocate and expert on China says the Trump administration successfully challenged China’s authoritarian government but questions if the Biden administration will continue to do so.

  • January 21, 2021
    Chris Woodward, Billy Davis

    Warning: Biden would boost pay but blow up small business

    "We are hiring" signPresident Joe Biden will urge the Democrat-controlled Congress to more than double the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour, a push that is alarming some economists and lawmakers, and small business owners already struggling during the pandemic.

  • January 15, 2021
    Chris Woodward

    Concerns re: Labor secretary aren't based on conspiracy

    Dept. of Labor buildingA spokesman for a think tank whose mission is to develop and disseminate new ideas that foster greater economic choice and individual responsibility says each day brings more concern about the man Joe Biden wants to serve as secretary of labor.

  • January 14, 2021
    Steve Jordahl

    OR deli owner defiant, fighting for survival

    'Along Came Trudy' cafeCOVID-related lockdowns are making life hard for everybody, but the restaurant industry seems to be the one taking it on the chin. To stave off having to close their doors for good, some restaurant owners are defying the restrictions.

  • January 12, 2021
    Chris Woodward

    Combating the call to silence conservatives

    cash 100-dollar billAn attorney who works to defend free enterprise says consumers have the power to respond to the major companies who are suspending donations to the Republican legislators who were involved in the challenge of Electoral College results.

  • January 09, 2021
    Michael F. Haverluck

    Publisher axes Sen. Hawley's book, blaming him for riots

    U.S. Capitol 3Left-leaning publishing house Simon & Schuster announced Thursday that it is canceling its plans to publish a book written by Sen. Josh Hawley (R-Mo.), blaming its decision on “his role” in Wednesday’s “deadly insurrection” of Trump supporters at the United States Capitol building in Washington, D.C.

  • January 08, 2021
    Chris Woodward

    Boston business owners glad to see mayor leave

    Dept. of Labor buildingA Boston-based nonprofit says the prospect of Beantown's mayor leaving to take a post in the Biden administration is the "best news" the city's struggling businesses and taxpayers have heard in some time – because it means there will be "one less corrupt politician in the state."

  • January 07, 2021
    Chris Woodward

    Haven Health didn't disrupt enough, says Matthews

    hospital heart monitor surgeryThe resident scholar for a free-market policy think tank that focuses on issues related to economic growth, innovation, limited government, and individual liberty is concerned by Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, and JP Morgan's recent decision to dissolve a healthcare venture – one that people expected to shake up the whole system just a few years ago.

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