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The U.S. and China are currently engaged in an ever-escalating trade war with no end in sight. While the focus of the dispute has centered on tariffs, the consequences are expected to spill well beyond...

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Two things people often think about are money and their appearance. Past research has shown that there is a correlation between the two: People subjectively considered attractive earn more. And body weight...

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As residents of idyllic Eugene, Oregon, with its culture of local food, we might be forgiven for assuming all Americans are “locavores.” The rich volcanic and glacial soil deposits of the Willamette...

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Last month, the Department of Justice lost its suit to prevent AT&T’s acquisition of Time Warner. The agency had brought the case out of concern that the acquisition would reduce competition and...

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The Trump administration’s tariffs on China have so far targeted mostly industrial goods like aircraft engines and gas compressors. But the administration has also threatened to slap tariffs on US$200...

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Harley-Davidson was one of the president’s favorite companies less than six months ago. Now it’s the latest business to feel his wrath. That’s because on June 25, Harley-Davidson announced it will...

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Until last Thanksgiving, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau was known for forcefully pursuing its core mission, returning nearly US$12 billion to about 30 million consumers who had been taken advantage...

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In the eyes of many Americans, the Fourth of July is a day for parades, barbecues and, of course, fireworks. The tradition got its start at the beginning of our nation’s history after the Founding...

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American labor unions have long been bracing for a “post-Janus” future in which collecting dues would be harder than ever. The Janus case has been moving through the courts for two years and addresses...

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Cryptocurrencies like bitcoin have grown in popularity in large part because they can be bought and sold without a government or other third party overseeing everything. But there’s a flipside: Unlike...