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What Kohl’s “Phoenix” Moment Can Teach Us About the Market

– March 15, 2019

By finding a way to make the life of consumers easier, Kohl’s managed to stay relevant while boosting its sales in the meantime. In this case, the firm learned that if you can’t beat them, you might as well join them. And by working on something new, something that has drawn in younger customers to its stores, the company has used Amazon’s popularity among the younger crowd to get more people to walk inside its shop.

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Millennials Are a Trillion Dollars in Debt. Why Are They So Broke?

– March 14, 2019

Young people were never as deep in debt as they are now, a new New York Federal Reserve report claims. And while there are plenty of factors that led to the current crisis, there are some underlying economic problems that have made this situation worse.

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Let the Market, Not Government, Provide Broadband to Rural Citizens

– March 8, 2019

Still, there’s absolutely no need for the government to pretend it has the duty to provide this service. As a matter of fact, it is the very roadblocks imposed by local governments that make it difficult for companies to have a greater presence in remote areas.

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To Unleash the Potential of Online Therapy, Government Must Get out of the Way

– March 7, 2019

Despite their recommendations, technology offers a sometimes more effective — and affordable — alternative to putting patients face-to-face with psychologists. All that the government agency has to do to truly help patients is to get out of the way.

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Jaden Smith Brings Flint the Water-Filtration System City Officials Won’t Offer

– March 5, 2019

It’s 2019, nearly five years after the Flint, Michigan, water crisis became news nationwide. But the city is still struggling to get access to clean water.

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Americans Are Late on Car Payments. Is the Government to Blame?

– February 27, 2019

A record 7 million Americans are now behind on their auto-loan payments. But as auto loans have surged by nearly 35 percent since 2008, one might wonder if the government has a hand in this new crisis.

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Sen. Alexander’s Solution to the Student-Loan Crisis Misses the Point

– February 22, 2019

With 40 percent of student-loan borrowers expected to default by 2023, this proposal may appeal to many in the federal government. But when a crisis such as this is born out of artificial demand for college education, which inflates the cost of pursuing a degree, wouldn’t this purported solution add more fuel to the fire?

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Drone Startups Work Around the Clock to Make the World a Better Place

– February 22, 2019

Drone technology has a lot of untapped potential. Unfortunately, most Americans might only know about the unmanned aerial vehicles thanks to the U.S. government and its unconstitutional drone war.

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These Regulations Are Making Truckers Less Safe — and Your Amazon Prime Membership More Costly

– February 19, 2019

Truckers involved in the “slow roll” protest argue that the regulations in question decrease how much time they can drive per day. And as the nation faces a shortage of truck drivers, retailers are more pressed than ever to find efficient ways to get their goods delivered fast.

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#FightFor15 N.Y. Fast-Food Workers: We’re Being Unfairly Fired

– February 19, 2019

According to a recent New York Times piece, workers who supported and helped to push for the minimum wage increase in New York City are now being fired — and for unfair reasons, they claim. But how could anyone call these firings unfair when employers are being forced to raise everybody’s wage?

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Americans Are Ditching Public Transit Thanks to Capitalism

– February 17, 2019

Americans don’t like public transit, and you can’t blame them. Inconvenience, ineffectiveness, and sluggishness are some of the main issues they often complain about when explaining why they aren’t taking the bus or riding the metro these days.

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AOC Thinks Standing in Line Is Undignified Work, But She’s Wrong

– February 14, 2019

Unfortunately, it didn’t cross the privileged lawmaker’s mind that, perhaps, this type of exchange is beneficial to those in line. After all, they accepted to stand in for a lobbyist in exchange for money whereas they could be outside in the cold otherwise, making no money or having to beg for change.

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