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By Lambert Strether of Corrente. Trade “Tariff-heavy U.S. trade policies are triggering financial strains in supply chains. Some companies have run up inventories of raw materials or finished goods to get around impending levies while…

Charter Schools Are a Major Dividing Line for…

By Jeff Bryant, a writing fellow and chief correspondent for Our Schools, a project of the Independent Media Institute. He is a communications consultant, freelance writer, advocacy journalist, and director of the Education Opportunity Network,…

Cap on SALT: Retail impact or Not?

Peter Boockvar is the CIO of Bleakley Advisory Group and Editor of The Boock Report. ~~~ After listening to the Home Depot conference, their main concerns that impacted comps were weather, lower lumber prices and…

Good Medicine: Universal Paid Sick Leave

Protecting the health of workers is a crucial factor in maintaining a productive workforce. However, this objective remains inaccessible for many Americans due to the lack of universal access to paid sick leave. Over 40…

New York county declares state of emergency for…

CLOSE Rockland declares state of emergency for measles; bans unvaccinated minors from schools, houses of worship, shopping centers John Meore, jmeore@lohud.comCiting pockets of resistance that are impeding Rockland's efforts to stem a measles outbreak that…