Striking unions impacting the economy at a level not seen in decades

The auto workers’ strike is the latest in a series of labor-management conflicts that economists say could start having significant growth impacts if they persist. So far, the United Auto Workers stoppage has impacted just a small portion of the workforce with limited implications for the broader economy. But it is part of a pattern … Read more

The US still waits for its high-speed rail revolution

CNN  —  High speed trains have proved their worth across the world over the past 50 years. It’s not just in reducing journey times, but more importantly, it’s in driving economic growth, creating jobs and bringing communities closer together. China, Japan and Europe lead the way. So why doesn’t the United States have a high-speed … Read more