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Guaranteed Basic Income Is Not Worth the Risks of Experimentation
Economics

Guaranteed Basic Income Is Not Worth the Risks of Experimentation

As with all economic policies, basic income needs to be based on the balance sheet not the good intentions of Silicon Valley.
Ray Hennessey
California's Minimum Wage Hike Puts Business Community at Risk
Minimum Wage

California's Minimum Wage Hike Puts Business Community at Risk

With a $15-an-hour wage, lawmakers in the Golden State tell business owners, 'Go east, young man.'
Ray Hennessey
Sustainable Capitalism Is the Next Big Thing in Investing
Business Optimization

Sustainable Capitalism Is the Next Big Thing in Investing

Urgent global social needs and unprecedented advancements in technology have made sustainable capitalism a necessary development.
Tx Zhuo
China Is a Problem, But Higher Tariffs Are Not the Solution
Free Markets

China Is a Problem, But Higher Tariffs Are Not the Solution

Pushing higher tariffs may win Trump some votes, but his politics would yield awful economic policy.
Ray Hennessey
The One Line in the State of the Union That Shows Why Business Distrusts the President
Politics

The One Line in the State of the Union That Shows Why Business Distrusts the President

Sorry, Mr. President. Companies that treat their employees well are the rule in American business, not the exception.
Ray Hennessey
It's Time for the Private Sector to Break States' Stranglehold on Lotteries
Free Markets

It's Time for the Private Sector to Break States' Stranglehold on Lotteries

All lotteries are simply taxes dressed as a way to better your financial health.
Ray Hennessey
Entrepreneurs Need to Realize They're All the C-Word
Make More Happen

Entrepreneurs Need to Realize They're All the C-Word

So many people like to identify as entrepreneurs while trying to ignore the economic system that got them there.
Ray Hennessey
The Sharing Economy Isn't a Niche. It's the Future of Market Capitalism.
Sharing Economy

The Sharing Economy Isn't a Niche. It's the Future of Market Capitalism.

How will future markets function when technology drives the marginal cost of goods and services nearly to zero?
Tx Zhuo
What One Man's Fight Against the IRS Teaches Us About Entrepreneurship
Obituaries

What One Man's Fight Against the IRS Teaches Us About Entrepreneurship

Irwin Schiff's wrongheaded pursuit of fighting federal taxes left a lasting legacy for modern business owners.
Ray Hennessey
Danny Meyer's Economically Nonsensical Solution to the Tipping 'Problem'
Wages

Danny Meyer's Economically Nonsensical Solution to the Tipping 'Problem'

In eliminating tipping at his restaurants, Danny Meyer just may have proven how necessary gratuities are.
Ray Hennessey
What Sets Apart the Best Entrepreneurial Companies in America
Make More Happen

What Sets Apart the Best Entrepreneurial Companies in America

Our Entrepreneur360 Performance Index showed that sustained growth is elusive and usually comes from just six types of companies.
Ryan Shea
Elitism Has No Place in Entrepreneurship
Make More Happen

Elitism Has No Place in Entrepreneurship

Working on a startup, or being an entrepreneur, is no better than the labor of others. Remember that.
Ray Hennessey
Why Politics and Business Don't Mix
Politics

Why Politics and Business Don't Mix

Executives and business leaders should be aware that expressing their views by nature exerts pressure on employees and associates to conform.
Steve Tobak
How the NLRB's Employment Ruling Could Hurt Jobs, Business Growth
Joint Employer

How the NLRB's Employment Ruling Could Hurt Jobs, Business Growth

The NLRB just penalized the only entities providing jobs in this country, in the name of increasing employment. How does that make sense?
Ray Hennessey