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08/21/2017 - Midnight Reads – Can Private Employers Fire Employees for Going to A White Supremacist Rally?

Can Private Employers Fire Employees for Going to A White Supremacist Rally?

– The Washington Post

That turns out to depend on the state where the employee is employed. The Washington Post outlines state by state here.

 

Fed Official: Tax Reform Would Increase Growth, But Tax Cuts Wouldn’t

– The Washington Examiner

While an overhaul of the tax code would increase long-term economic growth, short-term tax cuts would not, a Federal Reserve official said Thursday. A simplification and improvement to the tax code that allowed businesses to spend more money on investing and growing rather than on accountants and lawyers would increase productivity, he suggested. A tax cut that added to the federal deficit would provide only a short-term boost to the economy, without making it more productive or competitive.

 

Chill: Robots Won’t Take All Our Jobs

– Wired

Over the past few years, it has become conventional wisdom that dramatic advances in robotics and artificial intelligence have put us on the path to a jobless future. Wired looks at evidence that counters that replacement may not, entirely, be the case.

 

Inside The Partisan Fight For Your News Feed

– Buzzfeed

A new study shows just how deeply outrage and the revenue it generates are tied to divisive online discussions and how that online outrage is impacting our country’s political discourse.