Federal Reserve Board and Federal Open Market Committee Release Economic Projections

Federal Reserve Board and Federal Open Market Committee Release Economic Projections

Washington, DC…The Federal Reserve is committed to using its full range of tools to support the U.S. economy in this challenging time, thereby promoting its maximum employment and price stability goals.  With progress on vaccinations and strong policy support, indicators of economic activity and employment have continued to strengthen. The sectors most adversely affected by […]

SpaceX Dragon and Inspiration4 Crew Safely Splashed Down off Florida Coast

SpaceX Dragon and Inspiration4 Crew Safely Splashed Down off Florida Coast

Cape Canaveral, FL…After three days orbiting Earth, Dragon and the Inspiration4 crew – the world’s first civilian mission to orbit – safely splashed down off the coast of Florida at 7:06 p.m. EDT on Saturday, September 18, 2021, completing their first multi-day low Earth orbit mission. Dragon performed a series of departure phasing burns to […]

“Neuroprosthesis” Restores Words to Man with Paralysis

“Neuroprosthesis” Restores Words to Man with Paralysis

San Francisco, CA…Researchers at UC San Francisco have successfully developed a “speech neuroprosthesis” that has enabled a man with severe paralysis to communicate in sentences, translating signals from his brain to the vocal tract directly into words that appear as text on a screen. Jessie Liu, BS, David Moses, PhD, and Sean Metzger, MS. The achievement, which […]

President Joe Biden on Hong Kong’s Apple Daily

President Joe Biden on Hong Kong’s Apple Daily

Washington, DC… It is a sad day for media freedom in Hong Kong and around the world. Intensifying repression by Beijing has reached such a level that Apple Daily, a much-needed bastion of independent journalism in Hong Kong, has now ceased publishing. Through arrests, threats, and forcing through a National Security Law that penalizes free […]

John B. Calhoun’s Mouse Utopia Experiment and Reflections on the Welfare State ~ Lawrence W. Reed

John B. Calhoun’s Mouse Utopia Experiment and Reflections on the Welfare State ~ Lawrence W. Reed

Atlanta, GA…One of the more famous ethologists in recent decades was John B. Calhoun, best known for his mouse experiments in the 1960s. To what extent do the mouse utopia lessons apply to humans?  Signs in national and state parks all over America warn visitors, “Please Don’t Feed the Animals.” Some of those government-owned parks […]

SBA Launches “Getting Back on Track: Help Is Here” Webinar Series to Help America’s Small Business Owners & Entrepreneurs

SBA Launches “Getting Back on Track: Help Is Here” Webinar Series to Help America’s Small Business Owners & Entrepreneurs

Washington, DC… Last Thursday, the U.S. Small Business Administration and the non-profit Public Private Strategies Institute launched a new regional webinar series, “Getting Back on Track: Help is Here,” to provide Main Street entrepreneurs with the information and resources they need to continue to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic. The educational webinars will feature speakers from The […]

Fed Chair Jerome H. Powell on Federal Reserve’s Response to Technological Advances in Global Payments Landscape

Fed Chair Jerome H. Powell on Federal Reserve’s Response to Technological Advances in Global Payments Landscape

Washington, DC…Technological advances are driving rapid change in the global payments landscape. The Federal Reserve is studying these developments and exploring ways that it might refine its role as a core payment services provider and as the issuing authority for U.S. currency. “As the central bank of the United States, the Federal Reserve is charged […]

How Deregulating Real Estate Markets Can Solve America’s Shortage of Affordable Housing ~ By Dustin Romney

How Deregulating Real Estate Markets Can Solve America’s Shortage of Affordable Housing ~ By Dustin Romney

Phoenix, AZ…In the early twentieth century, known as the “progressive era,” the United States embarked on a spree of regulatory projects. One such project was airline regulation, which led to the creation of the Civil Aeronautics Board (CAB). The CAB controlled entry into the market, air routes, and air fares. Fortunately, realizing the harmful consequences of […]

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