Economics

MENTONE, TX - FEBRUARY 05: Workers with Apache Corp. are viewed at the Patterson 298 natural gas fueled drilling rig on land in the Permian Basin on February 5, 2015 in Mentone, Texas. The rig, which is only 21 days old, is the first drilling rig in Texas that is …

Texas Boasts 26 Consecutive Months of Job Growth

The Texas economy continued to add new jobs to payrolls across the state in August. This marks 26 consecutive months of employment gains, according to the latest figures released by the state.

Julian Assange has sought refuge at the Ecuadorian embassy during his legal stand-off with Britain

Julian Assange Predicts ‘AI Model’ will Replace Capitalism

In Julian Assange’s final interview before Ecuadorian officials shut off his internet access, the WikiLeaks founder told the World Ethical Data Forum in Barcelona, Spain, that artificial intelligence will replace capitalism, not only by transforming current industries but creating “whole new sectors.”

Members of the family-run business of Mole Poblano Asuncion Corp. pose for a photo in their small store in the Bushwick neighborhood of Brooklyn borough of New York, Tuesday, July 31, 2018. They are, standing from left: Canny Rojas, Sally Rojas, Jesse Hernandez, Christina Mora, Franco Hernandez and Candida Fuentes. …

Parker: Helping Small Businesses in a Tight Labor Market

Elaine Parker writes in Real Clear Policy about the policy avenues being pursued in the expanding economy to assure small businesses have competitive access to qualified, skilled workers to fill their growing needs.

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Courts Have Deported Half of Obama’s 2014 Adult Migrants

Federal agents have repatriated 90 percent of the Mexicans and 45 percent of the Central American adults who created the border crisis of 2014, but only a tiny share of the 2014 “Unaccompanied Alien Children,” according to September 2017 data reported by the Department of Homeland Security.

Facebook's CEO Mark Zuckerberg outlined reasons why he thinks the social network giant is better prepared to stop election interference than in 2016

Facebook Accused of Gender Bias in Job Ads

Facebook has been accused of allowing gender bias in job advertisements on its platform by enabling companies to specifically seek out male candidates for particular roles.

BEIJING, Sept. 1, 2015-- Chinese President Xi Jinping, right, meets with Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro in Beijing, capital of China, Sept. 1, 2015. (Xinhua/Li Xueren via Getty Images)

Maduro: China Agreed to Help Venezuela for One Million Barrels of Oil

Venezuelan dictator Nicolás Maduro told the nation in a televised press conference Tuesday that the funds he secured from the Communist Party of China during a visit to Beijing last week were not economic aid – Venezuela will pay for that money with at least one million barrels of oil.

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Ortiz: Hispanics Flourishing in Trump Economy

Alfred Ortiz of the Job Creators Network writes in the Hill about the rising incomes and job opportunities for Hispanic households in the Trump economy as compared to that of Obama.