Government is undergoing a sociotechnological revolution, one that is being forced by rapid paced private sector technology changes and a real-time environment that is pervading every aspect of our lives.
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Regulatory agencies are given dual and conflicting missions: advance the industry they regulate and police it. It's a path to schizophrenia, not public and environmental safety.
The slogan "Elect a lot of Democrats so that we can stop the Republican agenda, and waste a lot of time fooling around with things we can't pass" just isn't going to cut the mustard.
Issue 2 will amend Ohio's state constitution to create a small regulatory panel to oversee all of Ohio's livestock. Corporate agribusinesses love the idea, but family farms will be crushed.
Question: Is the Obama administration now enforcing laws and regulations? I ask because I have not heard of any new enforcement of employment regulations here in Silicon Valley.
Some of Virginia's most flexible residents say the Old Dominion is forcing them to bend over backward. And not in a good way.
The tussle has pitted...
In order for capitalism to thrive -- like the other great American tradition, football -- it has to be regulated and sensible rules have to be put into place.
When I hear our Treasury Secretary make a completely disingenuous point, it is impossible not to think that he isn't one of Wall Street's inside guys.
Despite political pressure, investor protection cannot come at the cost of impeding needed capital formation.
Obama will soon be President, working with solid democratic majorities in the House and the Senate. He should use his power to advance consumer interests in ways that have been neglected for decades.
While today is not officially Turkey Day, I will warn you in advance that it's going to be a theme running through today's column, like gravy through ...
Our current crisis is also in part due to the ADD of our political and business leaders who failed to acknowledge the growing problems brought by deregulation.
The greater the ignorance the greater the dogmatism.
Sir William Osler, Montreal Medical Journal 1902
There was at least one bit of good n...
Since the credit crisis, the establishment is registering their fears of free markets across the American landscape. But where were these people for the last thirty years? And where was the media?
Most execs certainly see the need to do more than what the government is asking. And many forces are coming to bear on companies, making green a profitable (not optional) path.
Last week, as Wall Street was flailing over the collapse of one of its largest investment banks, Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass.) took a podium and told me...
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