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Above the Fold

Above the FoldNov 07, 2018 - 4:00pm
Philip Hammond, U.K. Chancellor of the Exchequer, speaks at a Conservative Party annual conference in Birmingham, U.K.

The U.K. Tech Tax and the Tax on Clouds

The proposed digital services tax on gross receipts associated with the tech industry is a discriminatory sales tax.

Above the FoldNov 05, 2018 - 4:00pm
Senator Bernie Sanders (V-I), a self-proclaimed “democratic socialist,” leaves a campaign rally in Milwaukee, WI.

CEA’s Bottom Line on Socialism

If history is any guide, socialism is a vision of abject failure.

Above the FoldNov 05, 2018 - 9:00am
Illustration of office workers working around a table.

The Two-Gap Workforce Challenge

The skills and people gaps are preventing our nation from leveraging its talent and people from realizing their potential.

Above the FoldNov 02, 2018 - 9:15am
A contractor works on a townhouse under construction in Milpitas, CA.

What is Going on with the Housing Sector?

250,000 jobs were created in October. The unemployment rate is 3.7%.

Above the FoldNov 01, 2018 - 5:30pm
Tom Donohue speaks at 2018 Talent Forward.

How to Shrink the Skills and People Gaps

By closing both gaps opportunity will flourish, the economy will grow, and people will prosper.

Above the FoldOct 30, 2018 - 2:30pm
A tariffying Halloween

Halloween is More ‘Tariffying’ this Year Because of the Trade Conflict

Tariffs will drain the life out of our surging economy, costing jobs and hitting families in their wallets.

Above the FoldOct 30, 2018 - 1:30pm
A Kenya Airways 787 Dreamliner lands in Nairobi, Kenya, after completing a non-stop flight from New York City. Photo credit: Kenya Airways.

New Direct Flights Between the U.S. and Kenya Unlock Opportunities for Business

Easier travel will open the door for growth in trade and services in Kenya and the broader East Africa region.

Above the FoldOct 29, 2018 - 1:15pm
United States flag on a gray background.

An Open Letter to Office Holders, Candidates, and Political Pundits of Both Parties

Let's express our differences as our founders envisioned: at the ballot box.

Above the FoldOct 29, 2018 - 9:00am
"Legal reform" among lottery balls.

Plaintiffs’ Lawyers Hit the Jackpot

The U.S. tort system racked up $429 billion in total costs and compensation associated with lawsuits in 2016.

Above the FoldOct 25, 2018 - 1:30pm
DEA National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

Take Part in National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, October 27

This epidemic has had a tremendous impact on human lives, the labor participation rate, businesses, and economic growth.