President Obama's November 10 announcement that he would seek the “strongest possible rules” through the Federal Communications Commission to enforce "net neutrality" will serve as a key threat to both the freedoms of speech and press, and will throttle the progress of the Internet.
Just as Washington is revving up to impose limits on "tax inversions" on corporations seeking tax havens in other countries, along comes this study to show just how uncompetitive the United States already is.
The employees' strike and customer boycott against the Market Basket supermarket chain was ended with the reinstatement of CEO Arthur T. Demoulas after he bought control of the company from his cousin.
The Federal Reserve Bank will keep suppressing interest rates to near-zero rates for more than a year, according to Federal Open Market Committee meeting minutes released August 20, despite talk about an “eventual normalization of the stance and conduct of monetary policy.”
Employees on strike from Market Basket over the firing of CEO Arthur T. Demoulas were given until Friday to return to work or be replaced.