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What does the new U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade agreement mean for the digital world?

Tue, 10/02/2018 - 5:48pm
NAFTA didn't really deal with digital trade. USMCA does.
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What happens when a company like Amazon raises wages everywhere?

Tue, 10/02/2018 - 5:15pm
It puts some pressure on firms that might not be ready to raise workers' pay, one economist says.
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84: Potcast

Tue, 10/02/2018 - 5:14pm
No one's made that joke before, right?
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Why some people are worried about drug patent protections in the new NAFTA

Tue, 10/02/2018 - 4:24pm
The trade agreement reached over the weekend between the U.S., Canada and Mexico includes longer intellectual property protection periods for the expensive class of drugs known as biologics.
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Monopsony: When there's only one employer in town

Tue, 10/02/2018 - 12:52pm
Economists have raised concerns that big retail companies like Amazon are suppressing wages.
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Amazon ups wages for 350K, says it will advocate better pay

Tue, 10/02/2018 - 9:11am
Employees at Whole Foods, which Amazon now owns, will get the same pay hike. Amazon's hourly operations and customer service employees, some who already make $15 per hour, will also see a wage increase.
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Some performers say "Fortnite" is stealing their dances and should share the wealth

Mon, 10/01/2018 - 7:20pm
Can you copyright a dance move?
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For farmers in central Washington, the USMCA is "a big relief"

Mon, 10/01/2018 - 5:53pm
Patrick Smith of Loftus Ranches in Yakima says the new trade deal takes away some uncertainty for farmers like him.
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California law says corporate boards must include women

Mon, 10/01/2018 - 5:31pm
Why Gov. Jerry Brown signed the first-of-its-kind legislation into law.
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Rent strikes make a comeback in tight housing markets

Mon, 10/01/2018 - 4:11pm
In cities where a housing shortage is driving up rents, some residents are withholding theirs to protest poor conditions.
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SEC agreement puts the brakes on Elon Musk

Mon, 10/01/2018 - 4:01pm
Tesla CEO pays the price for tweets.
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In Nebraska, resistance and negotiation along Keystone XL pipeline

Mon, 10/01/2018 - 3:18pm
The proposed pipeline would be between Alberta and Nebraska.
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Elvis impersonators become seaside town's salvation

Mon, 10/01/2018 - 1:51pm
An annual festival for Elvis impersonators is a moneymaker for Porthcawl, Wales.
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The winners and losers of NAFTA 2.0

Mon, 10/01/2018 - 1:30pm
U.S. dairy farmers make gains in the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement.
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How #MeToo has (or hasn't) changed business as usual, one year later

Mon, 10/01/2018 - 12:50pm
"There are lots of different kinds of remedies between doing nothing and firing," ACLU attorney Gillian Thomas says.
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When did middle relievers in baseball get so expensive?

Sun, 09/30/2018 - 10:24pm
And does the strategy of investing in a strong bullpen pay off?
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Tesla faces turmoil at the top ... and stiff competition

Fri, 09/28/2018 - 6:19pm
The company made electric cars exciting, but can it make them ubiquitous?
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