Many environmental and indigenous Hawaiian groups have organized protests against the construction of a new telescope recently approved by Governor David Ige. The State of Hawaii should let the market work, and allow the conflicting parties to solve the problem with prices, not protests.
The Highway Trust Fund is set to run out of money in September and Congress wants to save it with a one-time repatriation tax. The only problem with this plan is that it is a short-term, one-time solution. The only way Congress can ensure the long-term sustainability of the Highway Trust Fund is by raising highway user-fees.
So what exactly is the matter with Greece? Simply put, it was in the wrong place (Europe) at the wrong time (1999) when 11 countries with 11 different languages, governments, cultures and customs abandoned their domestic currencies and tied their collective fate to the euro.
Greece’s financial problems didn’t just come out of the blue, they are the cumulative impact of misguided economic policies: fiscal profligacy, misallocations of national resources and growth-depressing labor and economic regulations.
Next weekend families will be travelling across America to celebrate Independence Day, and they will need housing when they arrive at their destination. Until seven years ago, travelers stayed at hotels, traditional rentals, or with family and friends. But now the “sharing economy” has given them a new option--Airbnb.
I have witnessed a widening technical skills gap in my 16 years in the automobile industry. Meanwhile, far too many millennials cannot find jobs in their chosen fields, and owe student loans that they cannot afford to repay.
Although the Supreme Court decided to uphold the Affordable Care Act in King v Burwell, that does not negate the fact that the act has been an economic failure. American business have been saddled by burdensome regulations and have subsequently slowed the hiring of new workers. Additionally, young Americans have been left to subsidize the higher premiums of older, wealthier people.