Columns

Gas tax hike of 45 cents may kill more than 22,500 private sector jobs

April 19, 2019

Michael LaFaive, Mackinac Center for Public Policy Gov. Gretchen Whitmer wants to increase the state gas tax by 45 cents per gallon to finance road infrastructure repairs and upgrades. The Mackinac Center ran this scenario through a software package called ...

Journalism's Assange problem

April 19, 2019

Kathy Kiely, University of Missouri-Columbia and Laurel Leff, Northeastern University (THE CONVERSATION) — These days, anybody with an internet connection can be a publisher. That doesn’t make everybody a journalist. This distinction has become ...

Sorting through the ­alphabet soup of investment credentials

April 19, 2019

David Peartree, BridgeTower Media Newswires Because the financial services industry is fragmented, the requirements to become an investment professional vary depending on which part of the financial services sector the professional operates. In a previous ...

The Witness Outline

April 19, 2019

By Judge F. Dennis Saylor IV and Daniel I. Small BridgeTower Media Newswires When it comes to organizing for trial and questioning witnesses, there is no “one size fits all” way to do it. Nevertheless, there are good reasons for and against different ...

U.S. EPA and Corps of Engineers propose new waters of the U.S. rule

April 19, 2019

George S. Van Nest, BridgeTower Media Newswires On Feb. 28, 2017, President Donald Trump issued an Executive Order directing the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Corps of Engineers to review and rescind the 2015 “waters of the United ...

Sufficient affluence/sustainable economy: Economics for everyone (episode three)

April 19, 2019

  By John F. Sase, Ph.D. drjohn@saseassociates.com Gerard J. Senick, General Editor Julie G. Sase, Copy Editor William A. Gross, Researcher  All archetypes have “shadow” manifestations as well as positive aspects. The shadow has power ...