The Challenges of Regulating Cryptocurrency
The S.E.C. has yet to set clear rules on cryptocurrencies, leaving the industry guessing. Maybe that’s just how the agency wants it.
October 6, 2021
What’s Next for the Campaign to Break Up Big Tech?
A judge recently dismissed two antitrust cases against Facebook. But what appeared to be a setback for the effort may actually provide a road map for how it can succeed.
July 6, 2021
Can We Stop Corporations from Hiding Their Profits Overseas?
Janet Yellen has fought for a global minimum corporate tax rate that would make it more difficult for companies to shift their profits into tax havens.
June 22, 2021
Are Government Benefits Contributing to Worker Shortages?
Republicans have argued that unemployment supplements are causing worker shortages. But some progressive economists believe that they are helping workers drive a harder bargain for their time.
May 25, 2021
Biden’s Stimulus Plan Contains an Experiment in Universal Basic Income
The bill’s child tax credit has the potential to change the way that the United States addresses poverty.
March 15, 2021
Corporate America Reckons with Its Role Enabling Trump
Are the changes that companies are currently making simply emergency measures to repair reputational damage, or something more lasting?
February 2, 2021
Will Steve Cohen, a Symbol of Wall Street Malfeasance, Own the New York Mets?
The hedge-fund billionaire’s ownership bid stands a good chance of receiving the league’s blessing, but a clause in the team’s stadium lease may be the deal’s undoing.
October 25, 2020
Trump’s Incoherent Policy on TikTok and China
The need to address China’s economic practices is clear to Republicans and Democrats alike. But Trump’s fixation on a single social-media site serves only as a distraction.
August 15, 2020
What’s Happening to All the CARES Act Money?
The major relief bill that Congress passed in March contained billions of dollars for medium-sized businesses. But just a tiny fraction of the money has been used.
August 14, 2020
The Fight to Save Jobs in the Airline Industry
The head of the flight attendants’ union is lobbying Congress to extend protections for workers who have been grounded by the coronavirus pandemic.
July 31, 2020