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COVID transformed the sex work industry, but not the laws governing it

Mar 4, 2021
Some argue that legislation passed to prevent online sex trafficking is blocking a range of consensual transactions.

After nearly a year, weekly unemployment claims remain high

Mar 4, 2021
These persistently high jobless claims indicate a lot of labor market volatility.

With COVID surging, Mexico faces a shortage of oxygen to treat patients

Mar 4, 2021
As prices climb, the government says it is trying to crack down on unlawful trade in oxygen and related equipment.

The jobs recovery is sputtering. The relief bill may not help it.

Mar 4, 2021
Some employers remain cautious about hiring, even as more of the economy reopens.

Airlines get a lift from cargo business, but they’re still struggling

Mar 3, 2021
Demand for air cargo is back to pre-pandemic levels, but passenger loads are nowhere close.

Texas is reopening. Are business owners ready?

Mar 3, 2021
Some Texans are ready for business as usual. Others will enforce their own mandates.

A year after a deadly tornado in Tennessee, people weigh the decision to rebuild

Mar 3, 2021
Rebuilding has been slowed by the pandemic, fears about future storms and the pain of lost lives.

Why are people spending so much money on NFTs?

Mar 3, 2021
Jamie Wilde from Morning Brew explains how nonfungible tokens work.

How might putting a price on carbon work to curb emissions?

Mar 3, 2021
One way to pay directly for the cost of climate damage from fossil fuels is to impose a tax on carbon.

Texas, Mississippi lift COVID mask mandates

Mar 3, 2021
Texas businesses can open at 100% capacity in a week. In Mississippi, mask and distancing recommendations are now in place.