Entrepreneurs discouraged by red tape even before COVID-19 need officials to leave them alone.
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The government is going after Google not to stop consumer harm but to level the business playing field.
A government survey finds that prepping for hard times can have wide benefits.
Making a living is a right, not a privilege, and should be respected as such.
Regulations are making it harder for restaurants in NYC to adapt to COVID-19.
His proposed law would require that corporations return bailout funds if they don't rehire the same number of employees.
That has interesting implications for where people will base themselves in the future.
Making businesses close early will not stop the spread of COVID-19.
Gov. Greg Abbott made the change after a Dallas salon owner was jailed for reopening her salon.
Some lawmakers allege that Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has overstepped the bounds of her authority.
Texas salons are allowed to reopen on Friday. Shelley Luther will be sitting in jail.
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The Obamacare contraception mandate continues to cause legal trouble.
The lawmaker says that the company's data practices violate antitrust law. They do not.
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But testing remains a key issue in some of those states.
The strict stay-at-home order received a great deal of backlash for its more arbitrary prohibitions.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Thinks Fighting Income Inequality Is a Higher Priority Than Getting People Back to Work
"I think a lot of people should just say, 'No. We're not going back to that.'"
Restaurants and shops are already suffering enough.
The libertarian-leaning congressman says the Paycheck Protection Program for small businesses discriminates against those that most need it.
And Georgia will reopen select businesses beginning April 24.
The company says it will return the money after it was announced that the Paycheck Protection Program ran out of funding.
The congresswoman claimed that Amazon is "refusing to provide basic protective equipment to workers." That's not true.
The $349 billion loan program is meant to help small companies hit hard by social distancing.
Unclear terms, unrealistic loan forgiveness, a site unprepared for launch, and a bottomless demand for cash
That's a huge concern as forecasters expect the U.S. unemployment rate in the months to come to surpass that seen during the depths of the Great Depression.
The Scandinavian country is betting against draconian restrictions and in favor of the free movement of people and goods.
Restrictions have been loosened to help ramp up production.
Lawmakers are still seeking a compromise.
Can Our Shuttered Auto Plants Make Ventilators for Coronavirus Patients? And Will the Government Let Them?
GM’s CEO is offering to help. She shouldn't wait for the feds to figure out what to do.
Perhaps WeWork will eventually succeed in going public and in reaching profitability. Even if it doesn't, it will have paved the way for dozens of similar companies operating with variations on its co-working model
Licensing reform efforts cross partisan barriers. Unfortunately, so do efforts to cripple opportunity and prosperity.
Fans of the state's new Chick-fil-A law should take a look at the anti–Boycott, Divestments, and Sanctions law.
New research shows that business leaders who benefit from government favoritism are more comfortable with government intervention into markets.
Several candidates seem to view profit as one of the biggest threats facing America.
Who could have predicted this?
Sorry, Bernie Sanders, but Disney Doesn't Have To Apologize for Making $1.3 Billion with Avengers: Endgame
The Vermont socialist can muster a lot of emotional outrage at CEO pay, but his argument about a "moral economy" doesn't add up.
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A love letter to getting good stuff cheaply
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Capitalism not only helps reduce poverty, but can bring services to more diverse groups of people.
It's a scare tactic, and an inaccurate one at that.
The bill has passed both houses of the state legislature. Now it just needs Jerry Brown's signature.
Why can't free marketers celebrate entrepreneurs and titans of industry who change our world unless they admit they're in it only for the money?