Corporate taxation has become a very controversial issue in recent years, with some claiming that companies like Amazon and Apple pay little to no taxes.
President Joe Biden announced the sale of more U.S. oil from reserves this week and signaled a willingness to sell more, in an attempt to calm oil market uncertainty and keep U.S. gas prices from rising higher.
As inflation continues to rise, media outlets have claimed one specific individual, or action is to blame. The truth is more nuanced.
There are plenty of aspects of workers’ rights and well-being that gain approval from people across the political spectrum.
Borrowers earning less than $125,000 per year will see at least $10,000 of their federal student loan debt cancelled.
Is inflation always a bad thing that hurts consumers? Or can there be some potential benefits when it’s being controlled at a moderate level? Is the alternative to "inflation/high inflation" totally static prices, or is it predictable 2% inflation?
Poverty compounds many policies and social issues, from education to incarceration. This means that both sides have incentives to mitigate it, resulting in a lot of common ground on the issue.
The Inflation Reduction Act recently passed in the senate after over a year of negotiation. Outlets on both sides of the political spectrum covered the legislation very differently, typically reflecting the partisan opinions on the bill.
The U.S. economy shrank for the second consecutive quarter in 2022 after posting a strong final quarter of 2021.
U.S. consumer inflation is at its highest level in four decades. What is the government doing about it?
There was once a time when business would simply stay out of the cultural wars. But on this with-us-or-against-us landscape, true believers on both sides are no longer willing to accept such a passive approach.
Led by high energy costs, rising consumer prices drove the annual U.S. inflation rate to a 40-year high for the 12 months ending in March.
After relinquishing his support for the proposed Build Back Better bill, Sen. Manchin has been the subject of biased media coverage.
As the 2022 midterm election year begins in just a couple of weeks, the president and his team are very aware of the political toll that inflation can take on incumbent politicians.
Last week, international business leaders warned of a potential systemic collapse if issues persist.
If it becomes law, the bill will bring big changes to American infrastructure, social behaviors and quality of life.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported 9.3 million job openings this week, the highest amount since it began tracking the number in 2000 and a good sign for the economy's COVID-19 recovery. Despite this, hiring is lagging behind; the economy added 559,000 jobs in May , more than double...
Sign up here to receive the Story of the Week in your inbox every Thursday. Gas stations were dry across the southeastern United States this week following a ransomware attack that shut down one of the east coast's main gasoline pipelines. The Colonial Pipeline shut down operations...
Many Americans see the benefits of a college degree, such as opportunities for well-paying jobs. Yet over the years, college costs have become extremely high, both from private and public colleges . This increase has led to more and more debt -- a total of about $1.6 trillion , with the...