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The Latest FCC Net Neutrality Rules Should Be Opposed
Net Neutrality

The Latest FCC Net Neutrality Rules Should Be Opposed

By favoring one type of company over another, regulators are guilty of the worst kind of government interference.
Ryan Shea
OPINION: Who's Hit Hardest by Obamacare
Starting a Business

OPINION: Who's Hit Hardest by Obamacare

What industry is yelling loudest about the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act? Meet the trade group leading a charge to water down and repeal Obamacare.
Scott Shane
Why California Can't Be Home to the Hyperloop
Technology

Why California Can't Be Home to the Hyperloop

Forget Los Angeles to San Francisco. Given California's brutal regulatory climate, Elon Musk has a much better chance linking Austin to Dallas, writes Ray Hennessey.
Ray Hennessey
Free Trade Bad for Workers? Don't Believe It
Growth Strategies

Free Trade Bad for Workers? Don't Believe It

There has been much angst over the Trans-Pacific Trade Agreement, but the argument that freer trade is bad for workers doesn't hold water, writes Ray Hennessey.
Ray Hennessey
Why Exxon's Lower Profit is Bad for Taxpayers
Finance

Why Exxon's Lower Profit is Bad for Taxpayers

While some lawmakers are quick to join in the chorus of complaints about 'Big Oil', it's companies like Exxon that send the bags of cash to Washington for Congress to squander, writes Ray Hennessey.
Ray Hennessey
OPINION: For Employers, Obamacare Penalties Abound
Finance

OPINION: For Employers, Obamacare Penalties Abound

When it comes to the increased trend of adding part-time jobs under Obamacare, what looks like a 'win-win' is actually a 'lose-lose' for businesses.
Ray Hennessey
In Turkey, a Strange Dance Between Government and Entrepreneurs
Finance

In Turkey, a Strange Dance Between Government and Entrepreneurs

Turkish startups receive substantial support from the government, yet many entrepreneurs disagree with state policies, writes Case Western's Michael Goldberg.
Michael Goldberg
Growth Strategies

Arctic Melting Won't Kill Your Business

You may have read that the recent acceleration of Arctic melting will lead to $60 trillion in global economic losses. Don't believe it.
Ray Hennessey
Six Flags as Regulator: Why It Matters
Growth Strategies

Six Flags as Regulator: Why It Matters

In a single move, Six Flags Entertainment could usher in a new era of smart regulation or set the free markets back decades.
Ray Hennessey
The Real Demon of Detroit (Opinion)
Starting a Business

The Real Demon of Detroit (Opinion)

An anti-business mindset is the real reason the Motor City finds itself in bankruptcy court. A federal bailout would be further evidence of its bad bets.
Ray Hennessey
Growth Strategies

Don't Force Businesses to Pay Interns (Opinion)

Business strategist Carol Roth argues that forcing businesses to pay interns ignores both the costs incurred by the host business and the value interns receive.
Carol Roth
Entrepreneurship Is a Midlife Game (Opinion)
Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurship Is a Midlife Game (Opinion)

Contrary to popular opinion and the media's fascination with young entrepreneurs, baby boomers are more likely to run their own businesses than 20-somethings.
Scott Shane
Jesse Jackson: Turn Big-Company Tax Dodging into Small-Business Funding (Opinion)
Finance

Jesse Jackson: Turn Big-Company Tax Dodging into Small-Business Funding (Opinion)

The liberal activist recently proposed using multinationals' overseas cash to fund U.S. small businesses.
Scott Shane