Despite evidence from around the world that minimum wage laws can price low-skilled workers out of jobs, the U.S. Department of Labor is planning to extend minimum wage coverage to domestic workers, such as maids or those who drop in from time to time to do a few household chores for the sick and the elderly.
A dozen public opinion polls and two studies by conservative think tanks show that more and more Americans think the country is headed in the wrong direction.
What has lifted more people out of poverty, charity or economic freedom? It’s not even close.
House Republicans are attempting to take a vote this weekend on a bill to delay ObamaCare in exchange for agreeing to raise the debt ceiling.
The Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) quietly lifted its restriction on processed poultry (such as chicken and turkey) from Communist China into the United States.
The researchers at the Detroit Free Press have done a good work in exposing the "Robin Hood" mentality of Detroit's union-controlled pension plans.
The latest report from Boston Consulting Group provides encouraging evidence that millions of American jobs off-shored will soon be returning.
Crime, distrust and dishonesty impose huge losses that go beyond those suffered directly. Much of the cost of crime and dishonesty is borne by people who can least afford it — poor people.
It is hardly surprising that minimum wage laws set wages that price many a young worker out of a job. What is surprising is that, despite an accumulation of evidence over the years of the devastating effects of minimum wage laws on black teenage unemployment rates, members of the Congressional Black Caucus continue to vote for such laws.
JBS CEO Art Thompson's weekly news video update for Sept. 23 - 30, 2013.