Jobs and economy

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    Science and data: 30 studies on natural immunity to Covid-19

    "Individuals whose livelihoods and liberties are being deprecated and deleted need access to the scientific literature as it pertains to this virus. They should send a link to this page far and wide. The scientists have not been silent; they just haven’t received the public attention they deserve."
    Jon Sanders, October 14, 2021
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    Long-Term Impacts from Extra Unemployment Benefits

    Noah Williams writes for National Review about the impact of COVID-related extra unemployment benefits. The September jobs report released last week showed that hiring had slowed to a crawl as labor supply continued to hold back the recovery. The economy added just 194,000 jobs in September, with the…
    Mitch Kokai, October 14, 2021
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    Oh, Ship. How Supply Chain Delays Will Impact the Holidays.

    The holidays might be a little less warm and cozy if continued supply chain and labor market woes don’t reverse course soon. Those frumpy (but delightfully fuzzy) Santa socks you were waiting to buy and that heady and sultry scotch you wanted to serve your guests might be stuck in a shipping…
    Brooke Medina, October 12, 2021
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    Steve Forbes: Watch Out For What Could Be Coming From Biden World

    The always brilliant and articulate Steve Forbes. WATCH his comments with Larry Kudlow on Fox Business. …
    Donna Martinez, October 8, 2021
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    Another Casualty of the Labor Shortage: Retirement Plans

    Kylee Zempel of the Federalist explores one impact of the ongoing labor shortage: some small business owners can’t retire. Aside from not being able to find someone to take over the business, Gary and Judi can’t even find people willing to work, period. Two years ago, they put…
    Mitch Kokai, September 24, 2021
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    New Carolina Journal Online Features

    David Bass reports for Carolina Journal Online about a regulatory sandbox bill moving through the N.C. General Assembly. John Hood’s CJ Opinion explains why North Carolina’s labor force shouldn’t be shrinking.
    Mitch Kokai, September 22, 2021
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    Amy Cooke: Lefty Report Smears North Carolina. It’s Nonsense.

    North Carolina is an obviously better place to work than D.C., New York, and California. But the leftist group Oxfam (supporters of compulsory unionization) is trying to smear N.C. as the worst place in the United States for workers. In the latest “Locke’d & Loaded,” Locke…
    Donna Martinez, September 20, 2021
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    New Carolina Journal Online Feature

    John Hood’s Carolina Journal Opinion highlights the importance of accurate facts in debates about income and poverty.
    Mitch Kokai, September 20, 2021