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National Economy

Why Cap Growth?

Steve Pociask | Posted 01.16.2013 | DC
Steve Pociask

Why can't small businesses get financing? Keeping the cap on credit union lending maintains an economic barrier to competition that protects banks that are "too big to fail."

A State of the Union Address for Today's Labor Market Realities

Andrew Sum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Andrew Sum

Last week's State of the Union message by the President left out any substantial references to today's labor market realities. Here's what should have been delivered to our nation.

Women-Owned Businesses Generate Huge Revenue, Study Finds

washingtonpost.com | Ylan Q. Mui | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Women-owned businesses generate about $3 trillion in revenue and employ 16 percent of the workforce, making them significant players in the national e...

Oh, HELL NO!

Joe Cutbirth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Joe Cutbirth

How many times will national reporters let themselves be cowed by the pack of consultants that has steered the Bush machine and polluted national politics with this strategy for more than 30 years?