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UPS Layoffs: A Consequence of Labor Demands and Technological Advancements

The recent announcement by UPS management regarding the layoff of 12,000 employees has raised eyebrows and sparked discussions about the future of the company. This move comes shortly after the ratification of a five-year contract that raised wages for UPS Teamsters, resulting in higher labor costs for the company. While it is understandable that the […]

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Alaska Airlines Faces Lawsuit Over Alleged Religious Discrimination

In a case that highlights the ongoing clash between corporate advocacy and religious freedom, two flight attendants are seeking summary judgment in their favor after being fired by Alaska Airlines for questioning the company’s support of the controversial Equality Act. The lawsuit, filed in May 2022, accuses the airline of creating a hostile work environment

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Alaska’s Economic Outlook: A Call for Policy Reform

In the 2023 update of its Rich States, Poor States index, the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) has ranked Alaska 23rd nationwide in terms of its economic outlook. While this might not seem like a cause for concern, it serves as a reminder that the state needs to implement policies that will help Alaskans thrive

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President of Argentina Javier Milei’s Bold Stand at WEF Summit

Javier Milei’s speech at the World Economic Forum Summit in Davos is a compelling and passionate endorsement of free-market capitalism and a critique of socialism. Here is a translation of his remarks: “Far from being the cause of our problems, free enterprise capitalism as an economic system is the only tool we have to end

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Anchorage’s Port of Alaska at Risk: State vs. City Power Struggle

The power struggle between the state of Alaska and the city of Anchorage has taken an unexpected turn, with Senate Bill 155 proposing the state’s takeover of the Port of Alaska. This critical infrastructure, responsible for handling the majority of goods shipped to the state, is currently owned and operated by the city. If passed,

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