Hillary Clinton to call for tax credits for hiring apprentices

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton will call for tax credits for businesses that hire and train apprentices as a way to raise wages and boost youth employment during a campaign stop in South Carolina on Wednesday. Clinton is expected to unveil her proposal, which calls for a $1,500 tax credit per apprentice, during an afternoon… [Read More]

Behind Bilderberg, Trilateral: the Globalists have a major problem

Jon Rappoport, A gaping hole in the economic matrix. Stay with me on this one. You’ll see what the powers-that-be are really worried about. You can roll up Bilderberg, the Trilateral Commission, the Council on Foreign Relations, the World Trade Organization, NAFTA, and the several current trade treaties nearing completion… you can insert all these… [Read More]

The Young Lose From a Higher Minimum Wage

Jared Meyer, Editor’s note: The following is adapted from Disinherited: How Washington Is Betraying America’s Young (Encounter Books: May 12, 2015, which was co-authored by Diana Furchtgott-Roth.  Warm weather is coming, and with it the perennial student search for a summer job. Though often seen as an economic cure-all, minimum-wage requirements have the unintended consequence… [Read More]

Republican Bill Would Change How Unemployment Data Is Calculated

 A bill introduced in Congress last week would force the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to report the “true” unemployment rate. The bill has more than a dozen sponsors. Rep. Duncan Hunter (pictured above), R-Calif., introduced H.R. 1876, similar to the measure he introduced in 2012 which would change the primary measure of unemployment from… [Read More]

Mysterious Walmart Store Closings Due to Labor Activism

Company continues to cite plumbing issues for closures. Recent Walmart store closings are not due to plumbing issues or even military exercises as some have speculated.  According to the United Food and Commercial Workers International Union, the closure of five stores is a response to labor activism at a store in Los Angeles. The union… [Read More]

Barbra Streisand Thinks Economy Is Doing Great Under Obama

Randy Desoto,  Singer, actress, and political activist Barbra Streisand wants Americans to know that the economy is doing great under President Barack Obama. She recently published an opinion piece in the Huffington Post entitled, “Have You Heard The Good News?” In the piece, she argues that given the economy Obama inherited, the nation is doing… [Read More]

Report Has the Most Clues to Hillary Clinton’s Economic Plan

Important hints on the kind of economic policies she’s likely to pursue.   As Hillary Clinton hits the presidential campaign trail this week, will she sound more like friend of Wall Street Chuck Schumer, the Democratic senator from New York, or populist Elizabeth Warren, the Democratic senator from Massachusetts? Clinton has her own strong ties to… [Read More]

Religious Freedom Is Still Worth Protecting

Steve Chapman,  Gay rights groups and their allies were outraged when Indiana enacted a “religious freedom” measure that let businesses refuse to take part in same-sex weddings and other events they find objectionable. Opponents of the new law had an unassailable goal: protecting a small group of people from having their freedom trampled by an… [Read More]