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Christian Science Monitor - Business

First Look - US fishermen demand to be heard on offshore wind energy projects - While they support efforts to fight climate change, the fishing industry says wind farms could dramatically impact how and where they fish.

2 days ago

Behind that chicken dinner, immigrants with little workplace voice - Poultry processing plants have increasingly relied on immigrant workers to fill jobs with low pay and significant safety risks.

3 days ago

First Look - Why auto workers are striking against General Motors - About 49,000 members of UAW struck at 55 General Motors facilities in the U.S. just before midnight Sunday. GM has factories in nine states.

4 days ago

Will backlash against Big Tech play into China's hands? A new antitrust probe of Google symbolizes rising scrutiny of tech-industry giants. But some economists caution that tech policy needs a larger focus.

6 days ago

First Look -- Agricultural companies look to enter growing fake-meat market -- Traditional agricultural companies are investing in the surging fake meat market, which some predict will triple in size over the next decade.

10 days ago

First Look -- Volkswagen invests on new electric model. Will consumers buy in? -- Carbon regulations are pushing EU auto companies to invest in electric vehicles, but so far only customers in wealthy countries are interested.

10 days ago

First Look -- Why Albertsons says guns and grocery shopping don't mix -- Supermarket operator Albertsons Companies joined Walmart, Kroger, and other retailers asking customers not to openly carry firearms while shopping.

10 days ago

China and industrial theft: What U.S. history says about trade wars -- The U.S.-China trade war ratcheted up Sept. 1 with new tariffs. Lessons from the U.S.'s commercial rivalry with Britain 200 years ago still resonate.

15 days ago

Capitalism under pressure: Why CEOs rethink corporate purpose -- When 181 CEOs at the Business Roundtable's revised their view of a corporation's purpose, it reflected social changes since the Great Recession.

15 days ago

The Explainer -- Why carmakers are revving for regulation -- A Trump proposal to scale back fuel efficiency standards has several key automakers siding with environmentalists in California.

10 days ago

The other economic trajectory: Global poverty in decline -- Often the media focus on economic challenges, such as inequality and poverty. That's important, but so is taking note of real progress.

24 days ago

As China trade war escalates, Iowa soybean country is front line -- For soybean farmers, weather is "an uncontrollable." Now President Trump's fight with China is, too.

27 days ago

Low interest rates are often a cure. Now they're also a symptom. -- Amid warning signs of recession, economists are taking a look at the endemic circumstances that have brought the world to this point.

27 days ago

The Explainer -- Wireless revolution: What 5G is, and how it will affect you -- Next-generation wireless service will mean smarter homes and faster movie downloads. But it also promises higher prices, less privacy.

1 month ago