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Thomas Piketty ‘Cherry Picked’ Data In His Book Critiquing Capitalism

Thomas Piketty, director of the Paris School of Economics (PSE), attends the inauguration of the school in Paris, February 22, 2007. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier (FRANCE) - RTR1MP8I

Celebrated author and liberal darling Thomas Piketty may have skewed data about Western inequality in his latest bestseller.

Report: Everything Is Bigger In Texas

4:17 PM 05/23/2014

Texas is getting even bigger.

Did Obama-Linked Tech Group Work Against Swiss Minimum Wage Hike?

8:21 PM 05/22/2014

Did the same company help Barack Obama win the presidency and the Swiss reject a minimum wage increase?

NY Attorney General Forces Airbnb To Hand Over User Information

8:55 PM 05/21/2014

After months of fighting to keep its user information private, the apartment-sharing website Airbnb has now agreed to comply with a subpoena by New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, who claims hosts have been violating New York City’s local hotel laws.

GM Issues Yet Another Recall — Are Any Of Its Vehicles Safe To Drive?

8:43 PM 05/21/2014

General Motors has just added another 218,000 vehicles to what appears to be an endless list of recalls.

Guns No Longer Welcome At Chipotle

10:36 PM 05/20/2014

The fast food chain Chipotle has told its burrito-loving Second Amendment enthusiasts to leave their firearms at home.

E-Cigarettes Are 60 Percent More Likely To Help Smokers Quit

3:56 PM 05/20/2014

New research has found that electronic cigarettes are 60 percent more effective at helping cigarette addicts kick their habit than nicotine gum, the patch or going cold turkey, reports The Daily Mail.

Patent Reform Splitting Republicans, Business Community

9:31 AM 05/20/2014

Republicans are increasingly split on whether the nation's standing patent laws impede or encourage innovation in the small business tech sector.

Report: Special Interests More Influential Than Public Opinion

10:01 PM 05/19/2014

New research supports what many Americans already believe – lawmakers are influenced more by special interest groups than their constituents.

Wal-Mart, Other Big Corporations Not Opposing Minimum Wage Hikes

8:45 PM 05/16/2014

Wal-Mart has joined the growing number of large corporations declining to oppose raising the federal minimum wage.

GOP Donor and Silicon Valley Billionaire Wants To Tell You How To Make Billions

6:53 PM 05/16/2014

Billionaire Peter Thiel has a new book coming out and he says it will help you become a billionaire, too.

Senate Democrats To Hold Hearing Against E-Cigarettes

6:17 PM 05/14/2014

Senators will weigh in on the debate on regulating the use and sale of electronic cigarettes Thursday.

Panera Bread Will Replace Cashiers With Robots By 2016

5:09 PM 05/14/2014

Panera Bread CEO Ron Shaich supports raising the minimum wage -- and he has every reason to.

Democratic Governors Raise Taxes By Nearly $60 Billion

9:01 PM 05/12/2014

A report by Americans for Tax Reform finds that since 2011, Democratic governors have signed $58 billion in tax increases.

Texas Demolishes As Best State To Do Business

4:56 PM 05/09/2014

For the tenth year in a row, Texas has taken home the blue ribbon for being the best state in the country for business.

Report: Every $1 Billion In Regulations Costs Jobs

8:36 PM 05/08/2014

Government regulations cost American jobs as well as money, according to a study.

Tesla Loses $50 Million In First Quarter

2:41 PM 05/08/2014

Elon Musk’s electric car company Tesla Motors took a downhill slide on the stock market Thursday morning.

Jobs Report Paints A Misleadingly Rosy Picture Of The Labor Force

11:30 AM 05/07/2014

Despite the falling unemployment rate, Americans are still feeling pessimistic about the economy.

Business Groups Rally Against Minimum Wage Hikes

6:33 PM 05/06/2014

Business groups are continuing their fight against minimum wage increases even as some Republicans are starting to stray.