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Above the Fold

Above the FoldSep 21, 2021 - 3:30pm
Water infrastructure

Let’s Not Miss This Unprecedented Opportunity to Modernize our Water Infrastructure

Across our nation and around the world, water is essential for life. Public health, energy, food, and economic growth all rely on sustainable supplies of clean water.

Above the FoldSep 17, 2021 - 9:00am
FTC building

Congress Should Write Privacy Rules, Not the FTC

This week, President Biden nominated Alvaro Bedoya, privacy activist and head of Georgetown University’s Center on Privacy and Technology, to replace outgoing Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Commissioner Rohit Chopra.

Above the FoldSep 13, 2021 - 9:15am
Small business owner applying an -OPEN- sign to the entrace door with the safety measures to respect during Covid-19 pandemic.

New Poll Shows Small Businesses Turning More Cautious

The Q3 2021 MetLife and U.S. Chamber of Commerce Small Business Index (SBI) finds that small business owners are increasingly cautious.

Above the FoldSep 13, 2021 - 9:00am
Small businesses and technology

Tech Policies that Help Small Businesses Thrive

Operating a small business during the pandemic is undoubtedly difficult but technology is helping companies stay afloat and thrive by adopting new business models.

Above the FoldSep 10, 2021 - 4:15pm
United States Capitol, washington d.c.

Don’t Lose the Forest Through the Trees: Tax Hikes Will Harm the Economy and American Workers

The tax hikes Congress is considering tax will greatly weaken our economy, which will reduce job creation and wage growth for Americans.

Above the FoldSep 10, 2021 - 9:00am
FTC building

Inside the FTC’s Ploy to Quash A BioTech Merger

In Franz Kafka’s The Trial, a man is prosecuted by a remote, inscrutable authority. With the nature of his offense unclear and the court’s jurisdiction ambiguous,  the entire process becomes bewildering and interminable.  As he navigates a labyrinth of bureaucratic traps, the proceedings themselves “gradually merge into th

Above the FoldSep 09, 2021 - 7:45am
The Capitol Building, National Assembly of Venezuela in Caracas

Overhaul of U.S. Sanctions Policy Toward Venezuela is Long Overdue

Overhauling a U.S. sanctions policy toward Venezuela that has produced myriad negative unintended consequences is long overdue.

Above the FoldSep 08, 2021 - 12:00pm
sign in restaurant window during time of Covid stating restaurant is understaffed and is hiring in a struggling economy, showing the plight of small businesses in the post-pandemic economy.

Worker Shortage Crisis Intensifying as Job Openings Rise Month over Month

The biggest problem our economy faces right now is getting workers to fill the historically large amount of open jobs.