Tag: Economics

Incredibly detailed technical guide to camgirling is a mix of advanced retail psychology and advice on performing emotional labor

Aella was a top-earning, top-ranked camgirl who performed sex shows over the internet for money, using the popular Myfreecams platform; she quit a year ago, and has written an incredibly detailed, soup-to-nuts primer on getting started camgirling, though she warns that some of her advice is out of date. There’s remarkably little here […]

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Millennials Aren’t ‘Killing’ Industries, We’re Just Broke, Study Finds

Just some stock image millennials trying to make ends meet. Photo via Getty For years, the personal habits of millennials have been pored over as if the generation now between 21 and 35 years old had descended from outer space. Millennials have been accused of “killing” everything from malls to […]

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Trump’s Deputies Are Ending Obama-Created Outsourcing Program

President Donald Trump’s deputies have announced they will soon cancel the work permits which were awarded to 100,000 foreign visitors under a controversial outsourcing program created by President Barack Obama. The planned November announcement of the cancellation will be a boost to millions of U.S. professionals — young and old — who lose opportunities, jobs, and salaries […]

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All the economists who told the FTC we shouldn’t break up Big Tech are paid by Big Tech

From the Open Markets Institute’s Mat Stoller and Austin Frederick, who analyzed the FTC’s panel, “The Current Economic Understanding of Multi-Sided Platforms,” in which economic experts told the regulator that Big Tech’s monopoly power just isn’t a problem: “every single economist testifying on the issue of corporate concentration derived income, directly or indirectly, from […]

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Kanye West to Donald Trump: ‘When We Make Everything in China … We’re Cheating on Our Country’

Rapper Kanye West proclaimed the value of American ideas and denounced outsourcing a great volume of manufacturing to China as he spoke to reporters and President Donald Trump in the Oval Office on Thursday. “What I need Saturday Night Live to improve on, or any of the liberals to improve on, is if he don’t […]

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Companies, Universities Hire Chinese Researchers, Ignore National Security Worries

Corporate and university managers are legally hiring a huge number of Chinese researchers amid widespread recognition that China’s government is conducting an aggressive spy campaign. “American universities are major enablers of China’s economic and military rise,” said a Pentagon report published in September slammed elite universities for their cooperation with Chinese researchers. The report, titled “Assessing […]

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The American Economy Added Just 134,000 Jobs in September, Unemployment Drops to Lowest Level Since 1969

The U.S. economy added just 134,000 jobs in September and the jobless rate fell to 3.7 percent, once again hitting a low level not seen since 1969. Despite fears that trade disputes and rising tariffs could weigh on the economy, hiring continues to grow. On Thursday, the government reported that new unemployment claims fell more than […]

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Winning: Trump Beats Bezos, Forces National Wage Raise

The decision by Amazon’s Jeff Bezos to raise starting wages to $15 per hour for warehouse workers may trigger a long-awaited corporate bidding war for workers, say economic analysts. But analysts are refusing to give credit to President Donald Trump, whose low-immigration “Hire American” policy is forcing fast-growing companies to recruit extra workers by offering wage raises […]

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USMCA: U.S. and Canada Reach Basis of Deal to Replace NAFTA Hours Before U.S.-Mexico Deadline

The U.S., Mexico, and Canada came to a late-hours agreement Sunday to create a trilateral trade deal to replace NAFTA that is being deemed the USMCA, U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement. Senior Trump administration officials briefed reporters late Sunday night on the new deal, just one hour before the deadline set to send a U.S.-Mexico deal to Congress. […]

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Democrats Lose Advantage with Middle Class Americans While Political Gender Gap Collapses, Gallup Poll Shows

The Democratic Party’s advantage among American women fell by more than 42 percent over the past year, according to a Gallup poll released Monday. Women are still more likely to view the Democrats favorably than they are Republicans but the difference has contracted. A year ago, 35 percent of women said they viewed Republicans favorably. […]

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Half of U.S. Business Owners: Trump Tariffs are ‘Positive’ for Economy

About half of U.S. business owners say President Trump’s tariffs on Chinese goods, as well as imported steel and aluminum, are good for business, calling them “positive” for the economy. A new Yahoo Finance survey of nearly 1,100 business owners revealed that almost half of the business community say Trump’s tariffs are good for the American economy […]

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Trump Reform Denies Green Cards To People Who Expect Taxpayer Aid

The Department of Homeland Security has released its draft regulation to bar the legal immigration of people who are likely to rely on taxpayer-funded aid programs, including medical care, pensions, and anti-poverty aid. The regulation is based on long-standing law, and could begin operating early next year. Overall, the regulation is expected to sharply cut the taxpayers’ […]

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Report: White House Drafts Executive Order to Investigate Big Tech

The White House has reportedly drafted an executive order that would open an antitrust investigation into the Silicon Valley Masters of the Universe. According to a report from Bloomberg, the White House has drafted an executive order that would begin an antitrust investigation into the business practices of  Silicon Valley tech companies such as Google, […]

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Pence to Obama: Economy Booming Because Trump Administration Rolling Back Failed Obama Policies

Vice President Mike Pence had a message for former President Barack Obama at the Values Voter Summit Saturday: the American economy is booming because the Trump administration is rolling back Obama administration policies. “It’s been two years of promises made and promises kept, and we’re just getting started,” Pence told the conference audience in Washington, […]

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Official Tapped by Biggest U.S. Public Pension Fund Worked for Predatory Chinese State Investment Fund

America’s largest public pension fund has tapped a manager of China’s predatory investment fund as its next chief investment officer. The California Public Employees’ Retirement System, which manages $360 billion and is frequently described as the most influential pension fund investor in the U.S., has asked Ben Meng to take over the top investment job […]

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Nine Ways Trump Is Solving the Illegal-Migration Problem (Aided by Jeff Sessions)

President Donald Trump is angry at the deputy who has done the most to implement his campaign promise to end illegal immigration — Attorney General Jeff Sessions. Trump is angry largely because he feels Sessions allowed the Democrats to launch the Mueller investigation. Trump told TheHill.com: I don’t have an attorney general. It’s very sad. […]

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Exclusive — Donald Trump Jr. to Obama: ‘Abracadabra!’ My Dad Fixed the Economy You Could Not

Donald Trump Jr. told Breitbart News Saturday he is thrilled that former President Barack Obama is active on the 2018 midterm campaign trail because it shows a clear contrast between Obama’s failed policies and his father, President Donald Trump’s, successful policies. “Without question, he’s our best salesman,” Trump Jr. said of Obama on Breitbart News Saturday […]

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Bloomberg Author Slams Tucker Carlson, Says ‘Diversity’ Is Good Because it Destroys Civic Rules

Diversity is good because it smashes 330 million Americans’ evolved social rules and strips away their expectations for proper behavior, says Noah Smith, a pro-immigration progressive who writes for the business-first Bloomberg News empire. When nations are forced to become diverse, then “people from diverse backgrounds are constantly struggling to understand each other better, to take […]

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WashPost: Trump’s Economy Boosts Blue-Collar Jobs

President Donald Trump has shifted the economy so that once-disregarded blue-collar manufacturing workers are now recovering jobs faster than coastal service-sector employees, the Washington Post acknowledged Sunday. “Blue-collar jobs are growing at their fastest rate in more than 30 years, helping fuel a hiring boom in many small towns and rural areas that are strong supporters of […]

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