Workers and consumers alike are experiencing supply chain issues, but economic experts and industry professionals warned Congress to tread carefully.
Workers and consumers alike are experiencing supply chain issues, but economic experts and industry professionals warned Congress to tread carefully.read more
The alarming increase in gun and organ trafficking and the illegal sales of counterfeit pharmaceuticals made through online platforms underscores the imperative to update and draft new cyberspace laws, according to an organized crime expert.
The alarming increase in gun and organ trafficking and the illegal sales of counterfeit pharmaceuticals made through online platforms underscores the imperative to update and draft new cyberspace laws, according to an organized crime expert.read more
Facebook whistleblower testified before a Senate panel on the harmful effects created by the social media giant.
The Senate wants to pass a federal data privacy law, but Federal Trade Commission officials and business representatives underscored that the agency lacks the resources to enforce it.read more
Some New York passenger and freight rail associations are asking the administration President Joe Biden for infrastructure changes while also outlining plans to keep customers and workers safe following the COVID-19 pandemic.read more
A federal appeals court is allowing oil to continue to flow through the Dakota Access pipeline, upheld most of a lower court ruling that said oil can continue to flow through the pipeline, but confirmed that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers did violate the National Environmental Policy Act in 2017 when it approved the pipeline easement without an environmental impact statement.read more
With the recent promise to extend the pause on student loan payments until October, experts say borrowers will have a range of ways to spend the money.
60-day pause affects H-1B visas.
Activists have taken to social media to organize and mobilize the ensuing racial justice movement like never before. Accessibility and immediacy of apps like Instagram and Twitter have enabled people to connect during a time when the nation has – literally – never been so distant.
As Twitter and Facebook cracked down on the spread of election misinformation in recent months, conservatives flocked to Parler, which has no regulations about posting misinformation.
Only 2.2% of all American businesses are Black-owned, according to the 2017 Annual Businesses Survey conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau. Systemic barriers, like loan discrimination and lack of credit access, have disproportionately hurt Black entrepreneurs looking to raise capital.
While the global economy is expected to shrink by 4.4 percent this year, Latin American and Caribbean economies are likely to experience a GDP contraction nearly twice as high as that, according to the Western Hemisphere Economic Outlook report released last Thursday...
Federal Reserve leaders challenged to do more to help communities of color during COVID-19 recession
WASHINGTON- Leaders of several regional Federal Reserve banks were challenged Wednesday to do more to help low-income and minority communities survive the COVID-19 recession, especially considering the recent breakdown of congressional financial relief talks. “The...
A Day After Trump Ended Stimulus Negotiations, Experts Call for Fiscal Support to Counter COVID-19 Crisis
WASHINGTON – An increase in fiscal spending is necessary to respond to COVID-19, a panel of practitioners and experts from Japan, Germany, and the United States agreed at Wednesday’s online discussion hosted by the Center for Strategic and International Studies. The...
WASHINGTON – The Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation unanimously voted on Thursday to compel the CEOs of Google, Facebook, and Twitter to appear before the committee amid concerns over the tech giants’ monopolistic powers and legal immunity. The...