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About 1 year ago

The Rise Of Rivalry In The Sharing Economy

For some time now, Uber, Lyft, AirBnB and other pioneers in the “sharing economy” have battled lawmakers as their technology-based platforms have disrupted the economic and regulatory models of traditional companies in sectors such as transportation and hospitality. In those …

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About 1 year ago

The New Electoral Reality

The following article appears in the September 3, 2015 edition of Convenience Store News. By: Joe Kefauver Political extremists marginalize Main Street business issues. For more than a decade, I have been fascinated by how the Tea Party has fundamentally …

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About 2 years ago

Republican Presidential Hopefuls Debate Wage Stagnation

At a recent Koch-sponsored forum for Republican Presidential hopefuls, Senators Rubio, Rand and Cruz discussed how each would address the issue of wage stagnation, an issue that Democrats have framed as income inequality. The forum was the most complete gathering …

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About 2 years ago

Only The Lonely…

By:  Joe Kefauver It’s an interesting time in the political universe of entry-level employment. Relative to other industries, there has always been a certain amount of cohesion within the retail and restaurant world when it comes to managing the political aspects of basic business model …

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About 2 years ago

The Fight For $15 Per Hour: How Did We Get Here?

By:  Joe Kefauver Over a decade ago, a then relatively little known author named Malcolm Gladwell published a book that has become a seminal work when it comes to identifying and discussing that point when a nascent trend blossoms into …

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