Business

Market Forces: CEO Who Raised Minimum Salary To $70k Falls On Hard Times

Derek Hunter

Key employees quit over what they saw as unfair pay for people who didn’t deserve it

Big Bank Makes Huge Payments To Clinton Foundation After Hillary Intervenes With IRS

Daily Caller News Foundation | Blake Neff
U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton gestures after she delivered her "official launch speech" at a campaign kick off rally in Franklin D. Roosevelt Four Freedoms Park on Roosevelt Island in New York City, June 13, 2015.  REUTERS/Brendan McDermid  - RTX1GD42

Hillary involvement was ‘unusual intervention by top diplomat’

EPA Scrambles To Save Its Global Warming Rule From Defeat

Business | Michael Bastasch
Gina McCarthy testifies before Senate Environment and Public Works Committee hearing on nomination to be administrator of Environmental Protection Agency

‘We will finalize a stronger rule’

IG: After Billions In Loans, Almost All Obamacare Co-Ops Are In The Red

Daily Caller News Foundation | Sarah Hurtubise
Obama with Obama Getty Images/Justin Sullivan

Are taxpayers’ billions at risk?

How Reuters Got Walker's Stance On Unions Wrong

Business | Connor D. Wolf
Governor Scott Walker speaks to supporters after a Republican organizing meeting in Concord

‘Governor Walker believes individual workers should be free to decide on their own’

Air Traffic Control Upgrade Creates Near 'CATASTROPHIC' Airplane-Related Malfunction

Daily Caller News Foundation | Ethan Barton
Fact Check FAA Furloughs.JPEG

‘Senior program officials at the headquarters level actively withheld and suppressed bad news.’

Report: EPA Broke The Law To Push Global Warming Regulations

Business | Michael Bastasch
Gina McCarthy, the administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency

‘The public needs to consider this illegality and cynical lawlessness when the President stands up… to lecture us all about how they’re just doing the right thing.’

Another Tech Giant Lays Off Thousands, Wants Access To More Foreign Workers

Business | Rachel Stoltzfoos
A protester holds a sign during a demonstration against unemployment benefit cuts on July 11, 2012 in Oakland, California. Dozens of protestors with the group Union of Unemployed Workers staged a demonstration to protest cuts in unemployment benefits. (Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

‘Carefully constructed, and misleading narrative’

Bank Ramped Up Clinton Foundation Donations After Hillary Helped It In IRS Dispute

Politics | Sumner Park
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks in Des Moines, Iowa.

‘They’ve engaged in behavior to make people wonder: What was this about?’

Another Union Is Coming In Defense Of Planned Parenthood

Business | Connor D. Wolf
Planned Parenthood

A top union official Tuesday condemned those that want to defund Planned Parenthood as anti-women extremists, despite revelations that the group harvests fetus organs.

How These Police Officers Got Stuck Paying Someone Else's Union

Business | Connor D. Wolf
Metro Police Car

‘I get the impression the town just brushed off our concerns’

The California Playbook For Fighting Uber Has Gone International

Business | Guy Bentley
File illustration picture shows the logo of car-sharing service app Uber on a smartphone next to the picture of an official German taxi sign

‘A successful legal action against Uber could see substantial payouts for drivers, including compensation for past failures by the company to make appropriate payments to who we argue are their workers’

Walker Is Already Taking Aim At Hillary

Daily Caller News Foundation | Connor D. Wolf
Governor Walker speaks at the 42nd annual Conservative Political Action Conference

Republican presidential hopeful Gov. Scott Walker took aim at his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton on Monday over her ties with big labor.

Soda Wars: Business Groups Sue San Francisco To Defend First Amendment

Business | Guy Bentley
Soda fountain

‘The city is trying to ensure that there is no free marketplace of ideas’

Keystone XL Delay Costs The Economy $42 MILLION A DAY!

Daily Caller News Foundation | Michael Bastasch
A depot used to store pipes for Transcanada Corp's planned Keystone XL oil pipeline is seen in Gascoyne North Dakota

And Hillary won’t take a position on it…

Was OPM's Breach Predictable?

Daily Caller News Foundation | Ethan Barton
mailbox gun

Last year’s breach at the Postal Service could mean cyber-security provisions across government aren’t enough to protect against hackers.

Should All Workers Be Paid At Least $15 An Hour?

Business | Connor D. Wolf
Fast-food workers hold placards in support to an increase of the fastfood workers minimun wage in New York, May 15, 2014. Fast-food workers around the world staged a global protest actions to demand an increase of their minimum wage to 15 USD an hour.    AFP PHOTO/Emmanuel Dunand        (Photo credit should read EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

The price of raising the minimum wage.

Is Limiting Union Power a good Idea? Congressional Republicans Think So.

Daily Caller News Foundation | Connor D. Wolf
Members of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) march during a protest in support of a new contract for apartment building workers in New York City

Hoping to protect workers during workplace elections, Senate Republicans reintroduced a bill Monday designed to curtail union power.

Hillary's 'Half A Billion Solar Panels' Promise Will Send Billions To China

Daily Caller News Foundation | Michael Bastasch
Democrat Senator Hillary Clinton of New York speaks at the Democratic National Committee tribute dinner to the 2004 Presidential candidates in Miami, Florida, December 16, 2003. REUTERS/Marc Serota REUTERS  MS - RTR91XW

‘Mrs. Clinton’s plan would be a huge boost to China and Taiwan’

Film Uses Whiskey To Spread Free Market Ideas

Business | Timothy Meads

‘The spirit of the free market’

Study Shows Electronic Cigarettes To Be As Addictive As Regular Smokes: Here's Why You Shouldn't Be Worried

Business | Guy Bentley
File illustration picture of a man using an E-cigarette in Paris

‘Products with very high nicotine delivery may make quitting E-cigs particularly difficult should users decide to try’

Should Rauner Use The National Guard If State Workers Strike?

Business | Connor D. Wolf
National Guard Activated To Calm Tensions In Baltimore In Wake Of Riots After Death Of Freddie Gary

Illinois labor strife feeds growing concerns

Major Union Kicks Hillary Endorsement Down The Road

Daily Caller News Foundation | Connor D. Wolf
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks at New School in the Manhattan borough of New York City

Looks like bad news for Hillary

A Liberal Nightmare: GMOs Could Make Democrats 'Skeptical Of Climate Change'

Business | Guy Bentley
People hold signs during one of many worldwide "March Against Monsanto" protests against GMOs and agro-chemicals, in Los Angeles

‘If GMOs can be shown to mitigate climate change, will that make liberals more open to accepting them?’

Liberal Activists Attack Hillary Clinton Tax Plan As Too Soft On Wall Street

Politics | Kerry Picket
Hillary Clinton gives economic speech at the New School

‘Tip-toes around Wall Street’s insatiable greed.’

Bernie Sanders Demands $15 Per Hour Minimum Wage, Pays Interns $12 PER HOUR

Business | Eric Owens
Bernie Sanders Getty Images/Congressional Quarterly

Socialism is comedy gold!

Six Years Ago Exactly, Feds Raised The Minimum Wage. Here Are The Results

Daily Caller News Foundation | Connor D. Wolf
US President Barack Obama speaks on raising the national minimum wage at the University of Michigan on April 2, 2014 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. (Photo: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)
Let's go over the history

$15 Minimum Wage May Be Coming To DC In 2016

Business | Josh Fatzick
Fast-food workers hold placards in support to an increase of the fastfood workers minimun wage in New York, May 15, 2014. Fast-food workers around the world staged a global protest actions to demand an increase of their minimum wage to 15 USD an hour.    AFP PHOTO/Emmanuel Dunand        (Photo credit should read EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

And the city JUST raised its minimum wage

Scientist: The Ethanol Mandate Is Killing People

Daily Caller News Foundation | Michael Bastasch
Raw corn is shown as it is unloaded for processing at the Lincolnway Energy plant in the town of Nevada, Iowa, December 6, 2007. U.S. food inflation is rising but don't blame the ethanol-based boom in corn prices, the head of global agriculture and food-industry research...
REUTERS/JASON REED

The RFS ‘is responsible for reduced air quality over much of the U.S., which leads to increased mortality’

Enviros Fundraise Off Arctic Drilling Fearmongering

Daily Caller News Foundation | Michael Bastasch
Activists protest the Shell Oil Company's drilling rig Polar Pioneer which is parked at Terminal 5 at the Port of Seattle, Washington May 16, 2015. Hundreds of activists in kayaks and small boats fanned out on a Seattle bay on Saturday to protest plans by Royal Dutch Shell to resume oil exploration in the Arctic and keep two of its drilling rigs stored in the city's port. (Photo by Jason Redmond/Reuters)

‘You have the power to turn today’s terrible news into a pivotal, energizing moment’

Study: Sin Taxes, Occupational Licensing Hold Back The Poor

Business | Guy Bentley
A woman awaits to to order at a street food stall in New York, October 1, 2013. AFP PHOTO/Emmanuel Dunand        (Photo credit should read EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Abolish these, and lower classes can move up, study says

Study Suggests The Recession Cut More CO2 Than EPA Rules

Daily Caller News Foundation | Michael Bastasch
unemployment forn Getty Images Nigel Carse

Says fracking has done little to reduce CO2…

Is It A Good Idea For UC To Raise Its Minimum Wage?

Business | Connor D. Wolf
Labor activists wait for the Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti to sign into law an ordinance raising the minimum wage to USD 15 an hour by 2020, in Los Angeles, California on June 13, 2015.  Los Angeles is the first major city to sign the ordinance and the increase will be USD 6 from the current  USD 9 per hour.        AFP PHOTO / MARK RALSTON        (Photo credit should read MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)

University of California announced that the school will become the first to raise its on campus minimum wage to $15 an hour.

Eco-Liberal Attacks On Kasich Could Boost His Republican Appeal

Business | Michael Bastasch
Republican U.S. presidential candidate and Ohio Governor John Kasich formally announces his campaign for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination during a kickoff rally in Columbus

‘But don’t mistake him for a climate warrior’

Ex-Im Financed Firm That Sold Fake Halal Meat

Business | Peter Fricke
A staff shows a bowl of cut fruit, above a "halal certified" sign, at a dining hall in the Kanda University of International Studies in Chiba, east of Tokyo May 13, 2014. REUTERS/Yuya Shino

Iowa firm got government money, then jeopardized US trade

And The AFLCIO's 'Loser Of The Week' Is ... Totally Predictable

Daily Caller News Foundation | Connor D. Wolf
(Pabak Sarkar/Flickr)

A ‘loser’ of presidential capacity

Expect Delays: 1,000 New York City Airport Workers Strike

Business | Connor D. Wolf
CHICAGO, IL - SEPTEMBER 27: The arrival and departure display at O'Hare International Airport shows a list of cancelled flights on September 27, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois.  O'Hare was forced to cancel more than 1,500 fights yesterday and more than 600 today after a contract worker sabotaged a suburban air traffic control center yesterday morning. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

‘Misrepresented their rights as airport employees and threatened to fire them for striking’

Publicly Funded Hotel Martin O'Malley Backed Has Been A Money-Guzzling 'Boondoggle'

Politics | Philip DeVoe

‘It’s hemorrhaging money every year’

Sen. Richard Shelby Slams Dodd-Frank And Takes Aim At CFPB

Business | Guy Bentley
U.S. Senator Richard Shelby (R-AL) speaks to reporters as he arrives for votes on the Senate floor at the U.S. Capitol in Washington December 12, 2014. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

‘Dodd-Frank has encouraged the biggest banks to become larger and more concentrated’

Hillary Slams High-Frequency Trading In Public, Accepts Industry Support At Private Fundraiser

Business | Chuck Ross
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks at New School in the Manhattan borough of New York City

‘Receive little oversight at all’

You Won't Believe Why The Feds Says This Barber Is A National Security Concern

Business | Connor D. Wolf
U.S. Air Force First Lieutenant Zachary Goff (L), and Chris Allen, a student from Ohio State University, operate the control console to run a test flight of a drone at the Micro Air Vehicles lab at Wright Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton, Ohio, July 11, 2011. The Micro Air Vehicles unit of the Air Force Research Laboratory at Wright Patterson AFB is developing small military drones, with the goal of making them so small that they resemble small birds and insects, including some that will have moving wings. The mission is to develop MAVs that can find, track and target adversaries while operating in complex urban environments. The engineers are using a variety of small helicopters and drones in the lab to develop the programs and software. Testing takes place in a controlled indoor lab where the team flies the MAVs and then gathers data to analyze for further development. (REUTERS/Skip Peterson)

‘It was frightening’

Almost Half A Million Chrysler Cars Can Be Hacked From Miles Away

Tech | Alex Pfeiffer
Computer Hackers Gather For Annual CCC Congress

‘When I saw we could do it anywhere, over the Internet, I freaked out’

Uber Doubles Down On Ad War with Bill De Blasio

Business | Guy Bentley
File illustration picture shows the logo of car-sharing service app Uber on a smartphone next to the picture of an official German taxi sign

‘Uber is ramping up its public relations battle against New York Mayor Bill de Blasio’

Philadelphia Judge Locks Away Violent Union Boss

Business | Connor D. Wolf
A firefighter with the Silver City Hotshots is seen in front of burning embers while working to build a backfire up the mountain off Potrero Road to control the Springs Fire and protect homes in Newbury Park, California, May 3, 2013. A fierce, wind-driven wildfire spread on Friday along the California coast northwest of Los Angeles, threatening 4,000 homes and a military base as residents were evacuated ahead of the flames and a university campus was closed. REUTERS/Patrick T. Fallon

‘His zeal for the union members became misguided and he lost his moral compass’

New Study Claims E-Cigarette Vapor No More Dangerous Than Air

Business | Guy Bentley
File illustration picture of a man using an E-cigarette in Paris

‘E-cigarette aerosols used in this study have no cytotoxic effect on human airway tissue’

Sexual Orientation Discrimination Is Now Illegal, EEOC Rules

Business | Paola Asencio
A gay pride flag flies alongside the U.S. flag as they are reflected off the front of the Goldman Sachs Tower in lower Manhattan

ACLU celebrates

Labor Department Sets Its Sights On The Sharing Economy

Business | Connor D. Wolf
Former Secretary of State and presidential candidate Hillary Clinton addresses supporters at an organizational rally on July 7, 2015 at the Iowa City Public Library in Iowa City, Iowa. (David Greedy/Getty Images)

‘Misclassification of employees as independent contractors is found in an increasing number of workplaces’

DC Shop Owned By Former Police Officer Shut Down For Selling Drugs

Business | Josh Fatzick
Synthetic marijuana, sold in colorful packages with names like Cloud Nine, Maui Wowie and Mr. Nice Guy, sits behind the glass counter at a Kwik Stop in Hollywood, Florida. Police are beginning to crack down on synthetic drugs. (Susannah Bryan/Sun Sentinel/MCT via Getty Images)

Claims he thought it was legal

No Bankruptcy Until Puerto Rico Gets Act Together, GOP Says

Business | Peter Fricke
The national flags of Puerto Rico and the U.S. wave in front of a building belonging to UBS bank, whose retail customers' portfolios are heavily invested in Puerto Rico bonds, in the Hato Rey Financial District in San Juan, February 27, 2014. REUTERS/Ana Martinez

GOP senators open to letting Puerto Rico use Chapter 9, but only if it makes major reforms

The UK Has Run Out Of Other People's Money To Spend On Green Energy

Daily Caller News Foundation | Michael Bastasch
Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron delivers a speech  at Dynamic Earth in Edinburgh, Scotland

‘Unless more money can be found, key projects… could be placed in jeopardy’

US Admits North Pole Fishing 'Unlikely To Occur,' Bans It Anyways

Daily Caller News Foundation | Michael Bastasch
Activists protest the Shell Polar Pioneer oil rig at a rally in Seattle, Washington

‘We’re not even in the same league as Russia right now’

Could This Be The End Of Flexible Work Schedules?

Daily Caller News Foundation | Connor D. Wolf

‘This bill is about basic fairness’

Judge Recommends Suspension Of Uber In California, $7 Million Fine

Business | Matthew Sullivan
A leaflet which reads "Uber go home" is seen on a taxi as striking French taxi drivers block the traffic on the Paris ring road during a national protest against car-sharing service Uber, in Paris

‘Uber needs to restrain its hubris’

Environmentalists, EPA Force The 200th US Coal Plant To Retire

Business | Michael Bastasch
Smoke billows from the chimneys of the Belchatow Power Station

EPA rules will force man more to shut down in the coming years

Protesters Riot In Greece

Business | Andrew Kadar
Riot police stand among flames from petrol bombs thrown by a small group of anti-establishment demonstrators in Athens

Take a look at these photos

Revolving Door: Former Obamacare Chief To Lead Country's Top Insurance Lobby

Daily Caller News Foundation | Sarah Hurtubise
Marilyn Tavenner, administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, testifies before a House Ways and Means Committee hearing on "Affordable Care Act Implementation on Capitol Hill in Washington

HealthCare.gov meltdown isn’t holding her back

Honda To Pay $24 Million For Overcharging Minorities

Business | Matthew Sullivan
Auto Sales.JPEG

‘We firmly believe that our lending practices have been fair and transparent’

How Much Is $100 Worth In Your City?

Daily Caller News Foundation | Rachel Stoltzfoos
Sailboats race downwind with the Manhattan skyline for a backdrop on August 15, 2014 in New York. (DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Hint: Not much if you live in New York, DC or LA

Jeh Johnson: DHS Unprepared To Enforce The Laws It's Investigating Disney For Violating

Business | Rachel Stoltzfoos
U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson arrives at a Senate Appropriations hearing on "Review of the President's Emergency Supplemental Request for Unaccompanied Children and Related Matters" on Capitol Hill in Washington July 10, 2014. (REUTERS/Yuri Gripas)

‘We don’t have enough tools legally’

DC Gov't To Get Wind Power From Obama-Backed Company

Business | Michael Bastasch
DC Mayor Muriel Bowser

Mayor Bowser Wants 50% Green Energy By 2032

If You Like Drinking, Beware Of The UK's New Minimum Wage

Business | Connor D. Wolf
German Oliver Struempfl competes to set a new world record in carrying one liter beer mugs over a distance of 40 m

‘Britain deserves a pay rise and Britain is getting a pay rise’

Fat Tax Fail: New Report Savages Government's War On Sugar

Daily Caller News Foundation | Guy Bentley
Soda fountain

‘Government intervention in the market can only be justified if there is a market failure and if government action will make a positive difference.’

How Hillary Clinton Could Widen The Gender Wage Gap

Business | Guy Bentley
U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton gestures after she delivered her "official launch speech" at a campaign kick off rally in Franklin D. Roosevelt Four Freedoms Park on Roosevelt Island in New York City, June 13, 2015.  REUTERS/Brendan McDermid  - RTX1GD42

‘Someone has to pay for the paid parental leave. If women pay for it, then it comes out of their cash wages, leading to a larger pay gap.’

Study: Organic Farming Ain't So Green After All

Daily Caller News Foundation | Michael Bastasch
organic20produce

Organic food isn’t as green as activists claim

It's All Greek To You? Not After You See This Awesome Explainer

Daily Caller News Foundation | Connor D. Wolf
Debt-free college experience

Is the deal in place? What’s next?

Hillary Bashes Uber, But Her PAC Spent THOUSANDS Using It

Daily Caller News Foundation | Blake Neff
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks at New School in the Manhattan borough of New York City

Ready For Hillary PAC prefers Uber 25:1 over regular taxis

NY Times Edits Story To Tone Down Facts, Inject Bias

Business | Blake Neff

The paper of record

Here's Why San Fran Chipotle Is Going To Be Much More Expensive

Business | Connor D. Wolf
Labor activists wait for the Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti to sign into law an ordinance raising the minimum wage to USD 15 an hour by 2020, in Los Angeles, California on June 13, 2015.  Los Angeles is the first major city to sign the ordinance and the increase will be USD 6 from the current  USD 9 per hour.        AFP PHOTO / MARK RALSTON        (Photo credit should read MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)

‘We believe the outsized San Francisco price hike was likely because of increased minimum wages’

Lawyers Set To Make Millions Off BP Oil Spill Settlement

Daily Caller News Foundation | Michael Bastasch
Activists protest in front of the Hale Boggs Federal Building on the first day of the trial over the Deepwater Horizon oil rig spill in New Orleans, Louisiana

‘8 of the 11 law firms working on the state’s case made political contributions to the attorney general’

Hillary Slams 'Criminal' Banks In Econ Speech But Doesn't Mention They've Given Her Millions

Business | Chuck Ross

Act of omission

Whole Foods CEO Says Microsoft Was A Better Company When Gates Led It

Business | Kerry Picket
An attendee at the Microsoft Ignite technology conference is seen next to the Microsoft logo in Chicago

‘What has Microsoft done since Bill Gates retired?’

Obamacare Nominee Given A Pass On MASSIVE Conflict Of Interest

Daily Caller News Foundation | Richard Pollock

‘Mr. Slavitt will need to answer a number of tough questions regarding his former employer and their relationship with the agency’

Washington's Obamacare Exchange Is Losing A Top Insurer In 2016

Business | Sarah Hurtubise
Obamacare

So much for greater choice

Hillary And Top Union Plan To Meet In Private

Daily Caller News Foundation | Connor D. Wolf
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton addresses the South Carolina House Democratic Women's Caucus and the South Carolina Democratic Women's Council at their Third Annual Day in Blue while campaigning for the Democratic presidential nomination in Colombia, South Carolina May 27, 2015. (REUTERS/Christopher Aluka Berry)

Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton has had a tough time gaining union support but with an upcoming private meeting, she may soon have the chance to prove herself.

'ALARM BELLS': American Debt Is In The 'DANGER ZONE' With Greece

Business | Casey Harper
Broken Piggy Bank, Flickr, TaxRebate.org.uk, cropped https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/legalcode

‘We find ourselves in a very dangerous and precarious situation when it comes to the U.S. debt’

Senate Bill Wants To Prohibit Regulators From Abusing Financial Institutions That Serve Marijuana Businesses

Business | Jonah Bennett
Marijuana

‘It is ridiculous to make any business owner carry duffle bags of cash just to pay their taxes’

Former PayPal CEO Says Online Service Should Allow Users To Buy And Sell Guns

Business | Kerry Picket
PayPal Space.JPEG

‘They wouldn’t be doing that if I was still running it.’

WHO Wants Even More Cigarette Taxes

Business | Connor D. Wolf
Several brands of Philip Morris International Inc. cigarettes are arranged for a photograph in Tiskilwa, Illinois, U.S., on Tuesday, April 17, 2012. Philip Morris International Inc. is scheduled to release first quarter earnings data on April 19. Photographer: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg via Getty Images

‘They’re fools and their reasoning and incentives are the opposite of what they’re saying’

No, Pope Francis Didn't Call Capitalism 'The Dung Of The Devil'

Daily Caller News Foundation | Ivan Plis
Pope Francis (L) smiles while attending a World Meeting of Popular Movements with Bolivia's President Evo Morales in Santa Cruz, Bolivia, July 9, 2015. (REUTERS/David Mercado)

Let’s talk about idolatry instead

Gov. Pence: EPA Rules 'A Genuine Threat' To US Economy

Business | Michael Bastasch
Mike Pence

‘No state is obligated to adopt the president’s climate change agenda as their own’

London Commuters Face The Wrath Of Organized Labor

Business | Connor D. Wolf
A policeman walks in front of the Houses of Parliament in London on November 9, 2011, as thousands of students prepare to march against cuts in tuition funding. Thousands of students headed to London on November 9 to march against cuts to higher education funding, as a huge police operation sought to head off any repeat of violent protests one year ago. Scotland Yard has deployed 4,000 officers to police the demonstration against cuts to university funding and a hike in tuition fees, which organisers expect about 10,000 students to attend. AFP PHOTO / GEOFF CADDICK (Photo credit should read GEOFF CADDICK/AFP/Getty Images)

‘The strike will cause major disruption to the travelling public’

Senate Republicans Continue Fight Against The NLRB

Daily Caller News Foundation | Connor D. Wolf
Sen. Lamar Alexander speaks with reporters in October. Getty Images.

‘I cannot think of anything more damaging’

NYSE Temporarily Suspends Trading Of All Securities

Business | Reuters
A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange

Technical difficulties

Did Anonymous Warn About The NYSE Outage?

Business | Blake Neff
Internet Cyber Warfare

‘Wonder if tomorrow is going to be bad for Wall Street’

Microsoft Lays Off Thousands While Demanding More H1-B Visas

Business | Blake Neff
An attendee at the Microsoft Ignite technology conference is seen next to the Microsoft logo in Chicago

Claims it can’t fill all its jobs while dumping thousands

The Feds Are Investigating Disney, HCL America Over January Layoffs

Business | Rachel Stoltzfoos
Mickey Mouse rides in a parade through Main Street, USA with Cinderella's castle in the background at Disney World's Magic Kingdom November 11, 2001 in Orlando, Florida. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

‘What we need is a complete, step by step, overhaul’

New Labor Fight Gets Huge Financial Boost

Business | Connor D. Wolf
Members of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) march during a protest in support of a new contract for apartment building workers in New York City
'We believe we should also support the local governments that are standing up for worker freedom'

Obama Meets With Vietnamese Communist Leader

Daily Caller News Foundation | Connor D. Wolf
President Barack Obama comments on the Supreme Court ruling on the constitutionality of same-sex marriage in the Rose Garden at the White House in Washington June 26, 2015. (REUTERS/Gary Cameron)

‘Including the Trans-Pacific Partnership, human rights, and bilateral defense cooperation’

The Double Standard Of Greek Unions

Daily Caller News Foundation | Connor D. Wolf
Protesters carry a gigantic Greek flag during a rally in front of the parliament building calling on the government to clinch a deal with its international creditors and secure Greece's future in the Eurozone, in Athens

‘The institutions must end their demands for further cuts in pensions and public services’

HSBC Staff Members Fired For Making Mock ISIS-Style Execution Video

Business | Sumner Park
The HSBC bank logo is pictured at the bank headquarters in Paris

Too much time on their hands

Your Starbucks Is Getting Even More Expensive

Business | Andrew Kadar
CEO of Starbucks Howard Schultz smiles after inaugurating the coffee chain's first Colombian store at 93 park in Bogota

‘Gives employees $30,000 education’

Adidas Turns Ocean Trash Into New Shoes

Business | Matthew Sullivan
File photo of Adidas logo

One man’s trash is another man’s … clothing?

Human Breast Milk 400 Times More Expensive Than Oil

Daily Caller News Foundation | Michael Bastasch
A nurse prepares a bottle of donated milk for a baby at Son Dureta's Hospital in Palma de Mallorca, Spain March 10, 2006. A growing number of Americans incorrectly believe that infant formula is as good as breast milk, while more are becoming increasingly uncomfortable with...
REUTERS/DANI CARDONA

‘We’re going to save a lot of babies’ lives’

Missouri Lt. Gov. Gives His Boss The Chance To Defend Recent Veto

Business | Connor D. Wolf
US President Barack Obama (C) with Misso

‘I am ready and willing to defend my support of Right to Work’

New Jersey Democrat Proposes Tax On Stupid College Grads To Benefit Private Company

Education | Eric Owens
mega millions lottery YouTube screenshot/We Moved! Search TomoNewsUS

New lotto’s possible slogan: ‘Hey, what’s a few more dollars down the drain?’

Bernie Sanders Says 'Real' Unemployment Rate Is Actually 10.5 Percent, DOUBLE The Official Rate

Politics | Chuck Ross

Obama ‘feels the Bern’

India Will Defy UN On Global Warming And Not Peak CO2 Emissions

Business | Michael Bastasch
Indian Prime Minister Modi gestures while addressing the gathering during the launch of Digital India Week in New Delhi

‘Some people are trying to put pressure on us’

Greece REJECTS Bailout Terms -- Future Unclear

Business | Andrew Kadar
Protesters carry a gigantic Greek flag during a rally in front of the parliament building calling on the government to clinch a deal with its international creditors and secure Greece's future in the Eurozone, in Athens

‘Expulsion from the eurozone’

Just What Obamacare Ordered: Insurers Align As Business Booms

Business | Reuters
A trader points up at a display on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange

Aetna to buy Humana

DC Bumps Its Minimum Wage To Highest In The Nation But Activists Still WANT MORE

Business | Josh Fatzick
Labor activists wait for the Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti to sign into law an ordinance raising the minimum wage to USD 15 an hour by 2020, in Los Angeles, California on June 13, 2015.  Los Angeles is the first major city to sign the ordinance and the increase will be USD 6 from the current  USD 9 per hour.        AFP PHOTO / MARK RALSTON        (Photo credit should read MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)

Give them an inch, they take a mile…

Obama Finds It's Surprisingly Tough To Eliminate His Wage Gap

Business | Blake Neff
Barack Obama signs executive actions aimed at equal pay for women at the White House in Washington

Women still earn 16% less than men in White House

Toxic Train Takes Tumble In Tennessee

Business | Peter Fricke
A CSX Corp train burns after derailment in Mount Carbon, West Virginia pictured across the Kanawha River in Boomer, West Virginia February 16, 2015. REUTERS/Marcus Constantino

Toxic gas from train derailment leads to evacuation of over 5,000 residents, hospitalization of 10 police officers

Whole Foods Apologizes For Overpricing

Business | Chloe Stevenson

Next mistake and it’s free!

Conservative Group Raises Alarm: Chris Christie Is Not One Of Us

Daily Caller News Foundation | Blake Neff
Christie

Free market support evaporates when big business is involved

NY Official Who Banned Fracking Is Now Going To Work For An Anti-Fracking Group

Daily Caller News Foundation | Michael Bastasch
Filmmaker Josh Fox (C) joins a protest against fracking in California, in Los Angeles in this May 30, 2013 file photo. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson/Files

‘I guess that means mission accomplished’

Are Uber, McDonald's And FedEx Really Misclassifying Workers For Tax Purposes?

Business | Connor D. Wolf
Demonstrators chant in the driveway during a protest at the McDonald's headquarters in Oak Brook

‘We’re seeing more creative ways to misclassify workers’

Uber Puts 'Innovation Into The Justice System' For Detroit's Northern Suburbs

Business | Peter Fricke
The third best way to get out to the Hamptons is by Uber car. If you missed your chance to take the helicopter, just order up a black car and get the driver to take you all the way to the Hamptons. Forget the peak hours fees, you are a baller. (Photo credit should read PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Jury duty becomes a little less taxing

Macy's To Trump: You're Fired!

Business | Andrew Kadar
Is Donald Trump affected by the government shutdown? Probably not. (Photo: Getty)

‘No tolerance for discrimination in any form’

Obama Succumbs To Left-Wing Pressure, Restricts Arctic Drilling

Business | Michael Bastasch
Activists protest the Polar Pioneer, an oil rig leased by Royal Dutch Shell Plc that is bound for the Arctic, at a rally and march in Seattle, Washington

‘We think the Department of the Interior needs to rescind its approval’

Feds Expand Investigation Of H-1b Abuses As Calls For Action Intensify

Daily Caller News Foundation | Rachel Stoltzfoos
President Barack Obama comments on the Supreme Court ruling on the constitutionality of same-sex marriage in the Rose Garden at the White House in Washington June 26, 2015. (REUTERS/Gary Cameron)

‘A virtual pipeline for outsourcing’

Special Report: How Greece Went Bust

Business | Reuters
Euro coins are seen in front of a displayed Greece flag in this photo illustration taken in Zenica

‘Defaults on $1.7 billion loan’

Obama Claims He Can Triple Green Energy Use By 2030

Daily Caller News Foundation | Michael Bastasch
U.S. President Barack Obama delivers remarks during bill signing ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington

‘We believe that this is an ambitious target’

Sanders Attacks Walker On His Way To Wisconsin

Business | Connor D. Wolf
Bernie Sanders

‘Needless to say I’m strongly opposed to his agenda’

Facing A 'Harsh Reality', Puerto Rico Ready To Embrace Pro-Market Reforms

Business | Peter Fricke
The national flags of Puerto Rico and the U.S. wave in front of a building belonging to UBS bank, whose retail customers' portfolios are heavily invested in Puerto Rico bonds, in the Hato Rey Financial District in San Juan, February 27, 2014. REUTERS/Ana Martinez

Puerto Rico Gov says ‘unpayable’ debt requires sacrifice from everyone

How A California Teacher Just Became The Biggest Threat To Big Labor

Daily Caller News Foundation | Connor D. Wolf

‘I hope well start a ball rolling towards more freedom’

Study: EPA Is Shuttering Cheap Coal Power For Costly Wind Energy

Daily Caller News Foundation | Michael Bastasch
A horse carriage passes the Niederaussem coal power plant of RWE Power, one of Europe's biggest electricity and gas companies, in Rheidt

‘There has been no way for policymakers to compare the cost of electricity from new and existing units’

Ex-Im Could Rise From The Dead, Even If It's Killed

Business | Peter Fricke
UNITED STATES - JUNE 24: Rep. Jeb Hensarling, R-Texas, leaves the Capitol Hill Club following the House Republican Conference meeting on Tuesday, June 24, 2014. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

Immediate effects of expiration could affect efforts to revive Ex-Im next month

France Takes Uber Execs Into Custody

Business | Taylor Beck
File illustration picture shows the logo of car-sharing service app Uber on a smartphone next to the picture of an official German taxi sign

‘Is there an app to contract a lawyer?’

Greece's Debt Problem Is Becoming A Global Problem

Business | Connor D. Wolf
Spain Financial Crisis.JPEG

‘It has taken people a little bit by surprise’

Supreme Court Derails EPA's Anti-Coal Agenda

Business | Michael Bastasch
Justices of the U.S. Supreme Court pose for formal group photo in the East Conference Room in Washington

‘No regulation is appropriate if it does significantly more harm than good’

Financial Turmoil In Greece: Banks Close, Capital Controls Imposed

Business | Andrew Kadar
Protesters carry a gigantic Greek flag during a rally in front of the parliament building calling on the government to clinch a deal with its international creditors and secure Greece's future in the Eurozone, in Athens

“People are scared”

New FCC Rules Would Keep Big Firms From Taking Small Business Credits

Business | Peter Fricke
Wheeler and Pai testify before a Senate Appropriations Financial Services and General Government Subcommittee hearing on the FY2015 budget justification for the FCC, on Capitol Hill in Washington

FCC Chairman tightens rules for small business credits, rejects T-Mobile request to reserve more spectrum

$15 Minimum Wage Advocacy Group Posts Facebook Job Listing That Pays $12 An Hour

Business | Connor D. Wolf
David Coulombe, who works as a consumables sales floor associate at Walmart, participates in a march and rally for $15 minimum wage in Boston

Clearly they don’t understand their own platform

NJ Union Ignores State Supreme Court, Fights Settled Pension Battle

Business | Connor D. Wolf
IOWA CITY, IA - JUNE 12:  New Jersey Governor Chris Christie speaks to potential voters during a campaign event on June 12, 2015 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Christie is expected to announce soon that he will seek the Republican nomination for president.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

‘The governor continues to break his own pension law by skipping contractually required pension payments’

Unions Suck Away Millions From Education In Michigan

Business | Connor D. Wolf
Chicago Teachers Union strike

‘Each dollar these school districts spend on union lobbyists is a dollar taken from classrooms’

Latino Workers Rally Against The State Officials That Silenced Them

Business | Connor D. Wolf
California Governor Jerry Brown speaks during ceremonies before signing AB60 into law in Los Angeles

‘I think once he understands what is happening, he’ll do the right thing’

Air Force Knocked By GAO For Messing Up Cost Savings Estimates In A-10 Retirement Proposal

Daily Caller News Foundation | Jonah Bennett
A-10

‘Retiring the A-10 without a replacement would create dangerous capability gaps and put American lives at risk’

French Taxi Drivers Drop Boulder On Uber Driver

Business | Peter Fricke

US cabbies share complaints leveled by French, but so far American protests have remained peaceful

Domino's Pizza Delivery Driver Placed On Leave After Shooting Armed Robbers

Business | Chuck Ross
A staff member delivers take-away pizzas to customers at a Domino's Pizza store in Berlin

‘I’m glad he was armed’

Oops! Ex-Im Official 'Accidentally' Deleted Election-Week Texts

Business | Peter Fricke
U.S. Export-Import Bank President Fred Hochberg in Washington June 3, 2015.  REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Watchdog group accuses embattled bank of deleting public records requested through FOIA

Now With Fast-Track, The President Can Focus On TPP

Daily Caller News Foundation | Connor D. Wolf
Obama delivers remarks at the Catholic Health Association conference in Washington

The Senate approved for a second a measure granting the president fast-track authority

Toyota Offices Raided By Cops After Exec Arrested For Drugs

Business | James Longley
Toyota Motor Corp's Managing Officer and Chief Communications Officer Julie Hamp speaks to media during a news conference in  Nagoya, central Japan

Exec could be held for 23 days without being charged

Conservatives Worry Congress Will Trade One Internet Tax For Another

Business | Peter Fricke
Internet access taxes could cost consumers and businesses billions. (Photo: Flickr/Creative Commons)

Permanent ban on Internet access taxes could be stymied if combined with online sales tax (again)

Feds Beg Court Not To Ban Your Samsung Galaxy

Business | Peter Fricke
Samsung's President and Chief Executive JK Shin walks on stage during the presentation of the Galaxy S6 smartphone at the Samsung Galaxy Unpacked event before the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona March 1, 2015. REUTERS/Albert Gea

Agency recommends dismissing patent claims, final ruling expected in October

Inside The Post Office's Latest Desperate Effort To Compete

Business | Peter Fricke
United States Postal Service clerks sort mail at the USPS Lincoln Park carriers annex in Chicago

Postal Service prepares to expand grocery delivery to New York City

Turns Out Folks Can Still Buy All That Confederate Gear On Foreign Amazons

Business | Blake Neff
Confederate flag

Canadian, UK, and even German stores offer plenty of CSA products

Rand Paul Tax Proposal Compared To European-Style Tax

Business | Peter Fricke
Republican presidential candidate Republican Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul speaks at the First in the Nation Republican Leadership Conference in Nashua, N.H.

VAT-like elements fail to dissuade conservatives from supporting Rand Paul’s tax code overhaul

10 Years After This City SEIZED A Woman's Land: An Empty Lot

Daily Caller News Foundation | Connor D. Wolf
File photo of the U.S. Supreme Court building in Washington

‘That doesn’t mean the government should have a free hand to condemn property’

13 Items Amazon Isn't Taking Down With The Confederate Flag

Daily Caller News Foundation | Blake Neff
Screenshot of "Movers and Shakers" on Amazon.com

Swastikas and Piss Christ for everybody!

Confederate Flag Sales BOOMING After SC Leaders Call For Removal From State House Grounds

Daily Caller News Foundation | Josh Fatzick
COLUMBIA, SC - JANUARY 21:  A Confederate flag that's part of a Civil War memorial on the grounds of the South Carolina State House flies over a Martin Luther King  Day rally January 21, 2008 in Columbia, South Carolina.  All three major Democratic candidates for President spoke to a large crowd on the state house grounds.  (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Up 3,600 percent on Amazon

Senator: Obama Favors Iranian Oil Over US Oil

Business | Michael Bastasch
Senators McConnell, Murkowski and Hoeven hold news conference after vote on amendments on the Keystone XL pipeline bill in Washington

‘Any deal that lifts sanctions on Iranian oil will disadvantage American companies’

Lawmaker Says NJ Could Find $470 Million In New Revenue Without Raising Taxes

Business | Peter Fricke
Republican New Jersey Governor Chris Christie delivers remarks on "Restoring Fiscal Integrity and Accountability" July 9, 2012 at the Brookings Institute in Washington, DC. Christie, one of many possible choices for vice presidential candidate, spoke about his bipartisan accomplishments ? among them a cap on property tax increases and pension and benefits reforms.   AFP PHOTO/Paul J. Richards        (Photo credit should read PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/GettyImages)

‘Combined reporting’ approach to corporate taxation would prevent corporations from shifting profits, supports claim

Wal-Mart, Sears And eBay Decide To Remove Confederate Flag Merchandise

Business | Chloe Stevenson
Born demonstrates for higher wages and better working conditions, outside of a Walmart in Chicago

‘We never want to offend anyone’

After Ex-Im: Continuing The Fight Against Cronyism

Business | Peter Fricke
E85 ethanol fuel is shown being pumped into a vehicle at a gas station selling alternative fuels in the town of Nevada, Iowa in this December 6, 2007 file photo.  Aventine Renewable Energy Holdings Inc is turning big profits producing ethanol with subsidized sugar in the heart of Nebraska corn country, angering local farmers who are seeking to force the facility to use their corn instead.   REUTERS/Jason Reed/Files

Experts predict farm subsidies, loan guarantees next to be challenged after Ex-Im

Exclusive: Congressman's Aide Calls Ex-Im Vote Favor To 'Big Campaign Contributors'

Daily Caller News Foundation | Rachel Stoltzfoos

‘They’re hitting us hard on this’

Obama's Ex-Im Flip-Flop Tied To Chumminess With Top Beneficiaries

Business | Peter Fricke
U.S. President Barack Obama walks off Air Force One at Boeing Field/King County International Airport in Seattle, Washington, July 22, 2014. REUTERS/Larry Downing

As candidate, Obama called Ex-Im ‘corporate welfare'; as president, he is now one of the bank’s biggest supporters

These Republicans REFUSE To Say Where They Stand On Big Biz's Favorite Bank

Daily Caller News Foundation | Rachel Stoltzfoos
U.S. Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) holds a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington April 23, 2015. (REUTERS/Gary Cameron)

‘No update or public statement at this time’

Exclusive: Congressman's Aide Calls Ex-Im Vote Favor To 'Big Campaign Contributors'

Daily Caller News Foundation | Rachel Stoltzfoos

‘They’re hitting us hard on this’

Obama Advocates For Federal Wage Increase After Local Action

Business | Connor D. Wolf
Obama meets with House Democrats in the Capitol in Washington

‘Since I first called on Congress to increase the federal minimum wage in 2013, 17 states have acted on their own’

The Supreme Court Quoted A Comic Book And The Internet Loves It

Daily Caller News Foundation | Casey Harper
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 26:  A view of the Spiderman balloon float during the 88th Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Rehearsals -  Inflation Eve on November 26, 2014 in New York City.  (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images)

What a tangled web we weave…

Oakland Plays Whack-A-Mole With Stadium Subsidies

Business | Peter Fricke
Oakland Coliseum Transformation

A’s contemplate relocation if forced to share stadium complex with Raiders

SCOTUS Strikes Down Federal Power To Seize Raisins

Business | Blake Neff
California Raisins

Government program dries up…like a raisin in the sun.

Transgendered Iron Worker Pissed She's Still Being Treated As A Woman

Business | Connor D. Wolf
BELGIUM-ANTWERP-GAY-PRIDE

‘Fowlkes believes that a worker should be judged by the quality of his work, not by whether he conforms to gender norms’

Unions Have Had Enough With Republicans Over Fast-Track

Daily Caller News Foundation | Connor D. Wolf
Obama delivers remarks in reaction to the shooting deaths of nine people at an African-American church in Charleston, South Carolina, from the podium in the press briefing room of the White House in Washington

‘Its clear that the Republican leadership will do anything to grease the wheels for job-killing trade agreements’

Americans Need Not Apply At One Texas Farm Company

Business | Evan Gahr
AmericansNotWelcome

‘U.S. workers are not to be discriminated against in favor of foreign workers’

And Obama Said: 'Let Trucks Have Improved Fuel Efficiency'

Daily Caller News Foundation | Peter Fricke
Freight driver Sharon Bondy finishes uncoupling her truck and trailer after returning to the Con-way Freight trucking yard from her deliveries in Romulus, Michigan, November 19, 2014.  REUTERS/Rebecca Cook

EPA, DOT comply with presidential directive with proposal to increase fuel efficiency standards for commercial trucks

Toyota Executive Arrested For Pain Pills

US | Matthew Sullivan
A Toyota emblem is pictured at the company's stand during a media preview day at the Frankfurt Motor Show

57 pills were discovered by Tokyo Police

Study: Teen Summer Unemployment At 'Historical Low'

Business | Simon Jønler
People are processed during a summer city employment event in New York

‘An overwhelming high share of teens are either unemployed, underemployed, and hidden unemployed’

Solar Scams Continue Apace Despite Industry Assurances

Business | Peter Fricke
Solar panels are seen on the roof of a home in Irvine, California January 26, 2015.  REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Industry group tells customers to trust member companies, but several have lengthy lists of complaints against them

Delaware Governor Wastes No Time, Signs Marijuana Decriminalization Into Law

Daily Caller News Foundation | Jonah Bennett
Delaware Governor Jack Markell speaks during the Bridging the Knowledge Gap conversation sponsored by Bank of America at the New York Times Schools For Tomorrow Conference at the TimesCenter on September 17, 2013 in New York, United States.  (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images for The New York Times)

‘Adults in Delaware will no longer be branded as criminals’

Goldman Sachs Caps Intern Work Days At 17 Hours

Business | Taylor Beck
File photo of the Goldman Sachs stall on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange

Mercy

Washington Sets 'High Bar' For Weed Workers

Business | Connor D. Wolf
Medical marijuana

‘We continue to advocate for all workers’

Senator: Pope's Words Will Be Used To Justify 'Largest' Tax Increase In History

Daily Caller News Foundation | Michael Bastasch
James Inhofe

‘To unravel this fabric of economic opportunity would create more poverty, not less’

Wearable Fitness Tracker Fitbit IPO Priced At $20 Per Share

Business | Reuters
The Fitbit Force is displayed in the Fitbit booth at the 2014 International CES

IPO raised $731.5 million

The Real Winners of The California Uber Case, Unions

Business | Connor D. Wolf
File illustration picture shows the logo of car-sharing service app Uber on a smartphone next to the picture of an official German taxi sign

‘We have appealed this ruling’

Republicans Have A New Plan To Stop Obama's Labor Board

Daily Caller News Foundation | Connor D. Wolf
President Barack Obama listens to British Prime Minister David Cameron during their meeting at the G7 Summit

‘This bill reflects the values and priorities of the American taxpayer, setting us on a path that will reduce the deficit’

Boeing Execs To Air Force: If You're Going To Retire The A-10, Can We Sell It To Saudi Arabia?

Business | Jonah Bennett
A-10

‘There’s been talk about what the international opportunities might be’

Poll: Michigan Voters Want Roads, Not Business Subsidies

Business | Peter Fricke
Detroit Hosts Annual North American International Auto Show

Two-thirds of MI voters say they favor cutting $350 million in corporate welfare to spend on roads

Proposed Bill Would Lower Minimum Wage For Younger Workers

Business | Alex Pfeiffer
Activists hold signs outside a McDonald's restaurant in Los Angeles, California during a protest demanding better wages for fast-food workers

‘There’s very few employers who will hire a 15, 16 or 17-year-old’

International Agreement Forces USPS To Lose Money On Foreign Mail

Business | Peter Fricke
United States Postal Service clerks sort mail at the USPS Lincoln Park carriers annex in Chicago

USPS, private competitors agree that U.S. should stop subsidizing foreign shippers

AT&T Fined $100 Million For Throttling Data Plans

Business | Peter Fricke
FCC Commissioner Pai and Chairman Wheeler testify at House Appropriations Subcommittee hearing on the FCC's FY2016 budget

GOP commissioners, tech activists criticize $100 million fine

Record Fine Levied Against Fracking Company In Pennsylvania

US | Sam Peterson
A worker checks a valve of an oil pipe at  Rumaila oilfield  in Basra, southeast of Baghdad

‘Severe Penalty’ — According To Environmental Secretary

Almost A Million People Became Millionaires This Year

Business | Matthew Sullivan
A money changer counts U.S. dollar bills at a currency exchange office in central Istanbul

‘Who wants to be a millionare!’

Court Rules Uber Drives Are Employees, Not Contractors

Business | Reuters
File illustration picture shows the logo of car-sharing service app Uber on a smartphone next to the picture of an official German taxi sign

‘Opens Uber up to higher costs, including Social Security, workers compensation and unemployment insurance’

The LEGO-Doctrine Prevails In EU Court

Business | Simon Jønler
Legos.

Toys win in court

INVESTIGATION: Why Are Activists Targeting This Company That Cured A Deadly Disease?

Business | Rachel Stoltzfoos
Hepatitis C sufferers and supporters hold placards during a demonstration outside of US laboratory Gilead Sciences office in Madrid on February 5, 2015. (Javier Soriano/AFP/Getty Images)

‘Biology is a bitch’

Rubio Pledges To Repeal The Death Tax

Daily Caller News Foundation | Rachel Stoltzfoos
Republican Florida Sen. Marco Rubio

‘The death tax is morally wrong’

Clinton's Support For Ex-Im Rooted In Cronyism, Critics Say

Business | Peter Fricke
Russian President Vladimir Putin (L) welcomes US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton during the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit in Russia's far eastern port city Vladivostok on September 8, 2012. Australian AFP PHOTO / POOL        (Photo credit should read MIKHAIL METZEL/AFP/GettyImages)

Conservatives point out that main Ex-Im beneficiaries are Clinton Foundation donors and Ex-Im Chairman was Clinton bundler

Millionaires Will Account For Half The World's Wealth By 2020

Business | Taylor Beck
Suitcase full of cash Getty Images

‘Just when you thought the rich couldn’t get richer…’

GE Enlists Workers To Make Case For Ex-Im

Business | Peter Fricke
General view of General Electric GEnx-747 jet engine before a test at the GE Aviation Peebles Test Operations Facility in Peebles, Ohio, November 15, 2013. REUTERS/Matt Sullivan

Critics call employee rally supporting Ex-Im ‘political theater’, but GE says they have legitimate concerns

Chaffetz Introduces Online Sales Tax Bill

Business | Peter Fricke

Compromise bill seeks to build support for internet sales tax by simplifying collection process

Fed Takeover Of AIG Was Illegal, But Investors Won't Get Damages

Business | Peter Fricke
A new sign is displayed over the entrance to the AIG headquarters offices in New York's financial district, January 9, 2013. American International Group Inc will not join a lawsuit against the U.S. government over the terms of the insurer's 2008 bailout, the company said on Wednesday. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid (UNITED STATES - Tags: BUSINESS) - RTR3C98T

Ruling deals blow to investors, but sets precedent against future Fed takeovers

CVS Acquires Target's Pharmacies For Over $1Billion

Business | Reuters
#187024218

‘it will acquire Target’s more than 1,660 pharmacies – which generate about $4.2 billion in sales annually – and nearly 80 clinics’

New York Battles Over Whether To Increase The Minimum Wage

Business | Connor D. Wolf
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo speaks to the media in Havana

‘If Governor Cuomo wishes to advance a wage increase, it should cover all of New Yorks businesses, not just a select few’

Too Little Too Late? Hillary All But Opposed To Fast-Track

Business | Connor D. Wolf
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton testifies before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee about the September 11 attacks against the U.S. mission in Benghazi, Libya, on Capitol Hill January 23, 2013 in Washington, DC. Lawmakers questioned Clinton about the security failures that led to the death of four Americans, including U.S. Ambassador Christopher Stevens. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

‘I have held my peace because I thought it was important for the Congress to have a full debate’

Congress Still Doesn't Want DC To Regulate Marijuana Sales

Daily Caller News Foundation | Josh Fatzick
A pedestrian red light is seen near the U.S. Capitol dome, currently under renovation, in Washington

Bans them for the second time

The Restaurant Industry Has A Lot To Lose From A Higher Wage

Business | Connor D. Wolf
David Coulombe, who works as a consumables sales floor associate at Walmart, participates in a march and rally for $15 minimum wage in Boston

‘A higher minimum wage represents a particular challenge for restaurants, which depend heavily on hourly workers’

Department Of Labor Launches Investigation Into H-1B Visa Program Abuse

Business | Rachel Stoltzfoos
President Barack Obama arrives to host a Cinco de Mayo reception in the East Room of the White House on May 5, 2015 in Washington, DC. (Aude Guerrucci-Pool/Getty Images)

‘A first step to stanch this tide of visa abuse’

The Final Line, Union's Last Word Before Fast-Track Vote

Business | Connor D. Wolf
Richard Trumka

‘They have the opportunity to stand up for the working people who voted them into office’

New Internet Rules Take Effect After Court Rejects Stay

Business | Peter Fricke
FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler celebrates with Democratic Commissioners Jessica Rosenworcel and Mignon Clyburn after a 3-2 vote to regulate the Internet on February 26, 2015 in Washington, DC.

Opponents vow to continue fight, but Title II rules will remain in effect through years of appeals

Report: DC Jails are Pretty Disgusting And Expensive

Daily Caller News Foundation | Josh Fatzick
Photograph of 'Death Row' at the historic Eastern State Penitentiary in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Eastern State was the first prison of its kind and set the precedent for prisons around the world.

‘Active infestation of vermin through out the facility’

Union DEMANDS Company Rehire Racist Employee

Business | Connor D. Wolf
HealthBeat-Junk Food.JPEG

‘We do not tolerate racist remarks made by employees’

Without Worker Protections, Fast-Track All But Passed

Business | Connor D. Wolf
Obama meets with House Democrats in the Capitol in Washington

Despite killing a measure to grant assistance to American workers adversely effected by trade, the House of Representatives passed a bill granting the president unilateral trade authority.

Conservatives Call Patent Reform A 'Direct Assault' On Property Rights

Business | Peter Fricke
A courtroom drawing shows lawyers for Samsung (L) and Apple discussing the verdict as U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh listens at the conclusion of a mobile phone patent infringement lawsuit between Apple and Samsung in San Jose, California May 2, 2014. REUTERS/Vicki Behringer

House committee approves sweeping patent reform bill that critics say will hurt inventors and small businesses

Inhofe Declares Victory In The Global Warming Debate

Business | Michael Bastasch
Senator James Inhofe.(Reuters / Gary Cameron)

‘These are old arguments that have been refuted again and again’

Dem Senators Use Conservative Think Tank To Promote A Carbon Tax

Business | Michael Bastasch
Even Sen. Whitehouse can't get enough. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

‘There’s something bizarre about liberal politicians instructing conservatives how they’re supposed to think about an issue’

Obama Moves To Regulate CO2 From Airplanes

Business | Michael Bastasch
Workers work near airplanes in Yangon International airport in Yangon

‘The sky is the limit when it comes to how much of the U.S. economy the EPA wants to control’

Business Owners Fear Proposed Overtime Rule Change

Business | Connor D. Wolf
Obama announces his nomination of Perez as his next labor secretary, at the White House in Washington

‘Such an alteration would mark a dramatic step back to a time when such a percentage based scheme was used 50 years ago’

In the Midst Of Epic Trade Fight, Unions Try Direct Appeal To Obama

Daily Caller News Foundation | Connor D. Wolf
WASHINGTON - AUGUST 08:  U.S. President Barack Obama pauses as he makes a statement at the State Dining Room of the White House August 8, 2011 in Washington, DC. Obama spoke on the economy, S&P downgrade and the loss of Navy SEAL members in Afghanistan.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

‘We welcome you to come to the site of what failed trade policies have brought, the devastation of this facility’

Internet Tax Ban Passes House, But Could Stall In Senate

Business | Peter Fricke
House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) speaks at a news conference on the anticipated House passage of the USA Freedom Act on Capitol Hill in Washington May 22, 2014.   REUTERS/Yuri Gripas

House unanimously passes ban on Internet access taxes, but Senate may demand inclusion of online sales tax bill

More Unions At Odds With Obama Over Trade

Business | Connor D. Wolf
Obama

‘The UFCW today released a new ad urging members of the House of Representatives to vote no on fast track’

Agriculture Grants Subsidize Booze Production In Minnesota

Business | Peter Fricke
Marquette grapes are one of several varieties that have been bred at the University of Minnesota to withstand the Minnesota climate better than traditional wine grapes. (University of Minnesota)

Brewers, vineyards, and urban farmers among recipients of state and federal agriculture grants

Europeans Worry That Fixing Greece's Economy Could Derail A 'Green' Revolution

Business | Michael Bastasch
Tourists stand near the temple of Parthenon atop the ancient site of the Athens Acropolis on a cold and windy day

‘Do not let a good crisis go to waste’

New Jersey Pension Battle Ends In Republican Victory

Daily Caller News Foundation | Connor D. Wolf
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie speaks at an event in Belmar two years after Hurricane Sandy on October 29, 2014 in Belmar, New Jersey. (Photo by Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

‘Chapter 78 does not create a legally enforceable contract that is entitled to constitutional protection’

Divorcee Wants To Give Half Her Ex-Husband's Business Empire To Putin

Daily Caller News Foundation | Rachel Stoltzfoos
Natalia Potanina (Screenshot/YouTube)

‘I feel offended after living together for 30 years’

Former Obama Spokesman Takes Job At McDonald's

Business | Alex Pappas
Robert Gibbs

Fast-food chain now calls itself a ‘progressive burger company’

Dunkin' Donuts Right At Your Doorstep

US | Chloe Stevenson
Dunkin' Donuts Door-To-Door Delivery

We want donuts and we want them now!

The AFL-CIO Is Once Again At The Forefront Of Opposing TPA

Business | Connor D. Wolf
US Democratic Presidential candidate Barack Obama (D-IL) is pictured during a roundtable discussion with women in Columbia, South Carolina, January 25, 2008. The next Presidential Primary will be held in South Carolina on January 26.         REUTERS/Jason Reed    (UNITED STATES)      US PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION CAMPAIGN 2008 (USA) - RTR1WA5R

‘The AFL-CIO is ramping up efforts to stop Fast Track with a targeted advertising blitz against undecided members of Congress’

Musk Urges Utilities To Get Behind Tesla Battery

Business | Peter Fricke
Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk reveals the Tesla Energy Powerwall Home Battery during an event in. REUTERS

Elon Musk predicts utilities will embrace solar panels, but critics say that depends on continued government subsidies

Laid Off Disney Workers Forced To Train Foreign Replacements And BLACKLISTED

Business | Rachel Stoltzfoos

‘I mean, I’m just in shock’

Major Corporations Get Sweetheart Deals From Phoenix Suburb

Business | Peter Fricke
U.S. President Barack Obama (center R) is greeted as he looks at building supplies while touring Erickson Construction in Chandler, Arizona, August 6, 2013.     REUTERS/Larry Downing  (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS BUSINESS CONSTRUCTION) - RTX12C3G

Phoenix suburb’s deals with PayPal, GM leave taxpayers, smaller companies out in cold

Report Finds A Two-State Solution Is The Best Economic Option For Israel And Palestine

Daily Caller News Foundation | Jonah Bennett
Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu makes a point as he addresses a joint meeting of Congress in Washington, May 24, 2011. (REUTERS/Jason Reed)

That’s a lot of money

Bill Clinton Was Paid $400K By Singapore Company That Was Scamming Its Employees

US | Chuck Ross

‘They SCAM you’

Republicans Move To Stop Future Seaport Drama

Business | Connor D. Wolf
Colorado Sen. Cory Gardner

‘Labor union bosses should not be allowed to hold the economy hostage’

Disgraced Healthcare.gov Firm Ensnared In New Jersey Sandy Recovery Flimflam

Business | Mark Tapscott
Mideast Climate Talks.JPEG

‘A federal procurement system loophole to award the work’

In Light Of Disney Layoffs, Dem Demands Federal Investigation, Rubio And Jeb Stay Silent

Daily Caller News Foundation | Rachel Stoltzfoos
Republican nominee for Florida U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R) is greeted by former Governor of Florida Jeb Bush during his "Reclaim America Victory Celebration" at the Biltmore Hotel on November 2, 2010 in Coral Gables, Florida. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

‘It’s just ridiculous’

Texas Wasted $133 MILLION On Medicaid But Said It's Not Their Fault

Daily Caller News Foundation | Ethan Barton
Give us a dentist appointment over Wal-Mart any day, but especially the day after Thanksgiving.

“However, the state agency disagreed that the contractor deficiencies were due to a lack of state agency oversight.”

Senators Want Military To End 'Patriotism For Profit' Program

Business | Peter Fricke
U.S. Army Combat Veterans are honored during a ceremony in recognition of Valor in Operations Iraqi and Enduring Freedom, during the 113th Army-Navy football game, Dec. 8, 2012, in Philadelphia. (Photo: Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade/www.army.mil)

McCain, Flake, and Blumenthal push amendment banning DOD from paying teams to honor troops

This Is What Gawker Writers Expect Will Happen With The New Union

Daily Caller News Foundation | Connor D. Wolf
Gawker Logo

‘Unionizing is very difficult’

Jay Nixon Vetoes Right-To-Work, No Ones Cares And Everyone Keeps Fighting

Daily Caller News Foundation | Connor D. Wolf
Right To Work Protest.JPEG

‘We’ve been fighting this legislation for 5 years so you better believe we are ready for another three months’

Business Subsidies Coincide With FEWER Jobs In Michigan

Business | Peter Fricke
unemployment forn Getty Images Nigel Carse

Corporate welfare agency seeks credit for job growth despite presiding over 174 months of above-average unemployment

Missouri Right-To-Work Bill Dies With Veto

Business | Connor D. Wolf
Tax Cut Battle.JPEG

‘This extreme measure would take our state backward, squeeze the middle-class, lower wages for Missouri families’

SHOCKER: The One Bank Liz Warren Likes Doles Out Tax Dollars

Business | Peter Fricke
U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) listens to testimony from witnesses during a Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee hearing on "Mitigating Systemic Risk Through Wall Street Reforms," on Capitol Hill, July 11, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Photo: Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Warren offers conditional support for Ex-Im despite opposition to free trade, big banks

EXCLUSIVE: Official Resigns Amid Uproar Over Racial, Gender Discrimination At Obama's Newest Agency

Daily Caller News Foundation | rpollock
Richard Cordray

Scott Pluta criticized for creating ‘toxic workplace’ for minorities, women at CFPB

Oil Companies Push For Global CO2 Tax While Pining For Iranian Oil

Business | Michael Bastasch
Leaders pose for the media during the High Level Segment of the U.N. Climate Change Conference COP 20 in Lima

‘We believe that a price on carbon should be a key element of these frameworks’

EPA: Fracking ISN'T Causing 'Widespread, Systematic' Water Pollution

Business | Michael Bastasch
Fracking In California Under Spotlight As Some Local Municipalities Issue Bans

‘Hydraulic fracturing is being done safely’

Minimum Wage Supporters Encouraged By New Corporate Welfare Bill

Business | Connor D. Wolf
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‘Its the latest evidence that working people are winning’

Congress Confronts Out Of Control Obama Labor Appointees

Daily Caller News Foundation | Connor D. Wolf
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‘I hear them say, “Well we don’t know what the labor board is going to do.” I know what they’re going to do’

Care Providers Running Out Of Steam As VA Lags For Years On Millions Of Dollars In Claims

Daily Caller News Foundation | Jonah Bennett
Homeless Veterans Get Medical Care And Supplies At "Stand Down Event"

‘It’s never anyone’s fault, and there’s no one who takes responsibility’

House Votes To Prevent DOJ And DEA From Using Funds To Prosecute Medical Marijuana Patients

Daily Caller News Foundation | Jonah Bennett
Bud Tender

‘Too many patients, for too long, have suffered under a regime that encourages doctors to prescribe opiates’

McAuliffe Courts United After Team Balks At DC Subsidy Deal

Business | Peter Fricke
An aerial view of the proposed D.C. United stadium in Washington, D.C. (photo: www.dcunited.com)

Virginia pitches relocation after DC United balk at stadium subsidy offered by District

EPA May Have Colluded With Environmentalists To Push Costly Ozone Regulations

Daily Caller News Foundation | Michael Bastasch
Gina McCarthy YouTube screenshot/U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

‘Given the EPA’s track record, we should all be highly skeptical of the agency’s rulemaking process’

Los Angeles Nonprofit Fears New $15 Minimum Wage

Business | Connor D. Wolf
David Coulombe, who works as a consumables sales floor associate at Walmart, participates in a march and rally for $15 minimum wage in Boston
'It would be heartbreaking, because I know a lot of them personally'

A Right-To-Work Proposal That Works For Unions

Daily Caller News Foundation | Connor D. Wolf
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‘Public sector unions are required by many states to provide services to employees who are allowed to opt out of financially supporting them’

Ron Paul: Ex-Im Subsidizes Military-Industrial Complex

Business | Peter Fricke
Ron Paul

Libertarian darling accuses foreign policy hawks of ‘remarkable hypocrisy’ for supporting gov agency that subsidizes hostile regimes

LA Times Article Sends Elon Musk Into Epic Whine-Fest Over Billions In Subsidies

Business | Peter Fricke
Tesla Chief Executive Office Elon Musk celebrates at his company's factory in Fremont

The government funds were ‘catalysts’ for activities ‘taxpayers want’