Quite simply, this year’s elections are the most consequential in recent history. Rather than addressing the myriad problems facing the economy, some candidates are resorting to class warfare rhetoric in a bid to win public office.
One of the side effects of a world interconnected through the Web is the growing prevalence of bad actors who have figured out ways to steal business secrets, raid consumer financial information, and wreak havoc on business networks. With cyber threats on the rise, one of the growing debates in Washington is how to better protect businesses and individuals from them.
Nick Akins is CEO of American Electric Power (AEP), one of the nation’s largest electricity generators with more than 38,000 megawatts (MW) of generating capacity, serving more than 5 million retail consumers in 11 states in the Midwest and South Central areas of the country, sat down with FreeEnterprise.com during a visit to the U.S. Chamber to discuss energy policy and innovation.
A highly partisan and dysfunctional Congress is incapable of producing pro-growth policies. It's time for a makeover.
More than 20 million people use foursquare to communicate and discover new experiences, making it an incredibly powerful tool for businesses to connect with their customers.
It takes a lot more than two men to run the Two Men and a Truck franchises in Lincoln and Omaha, Nebraska. It takes a savvy woman owner.
As the national economy has emerged from the Great Recession, growth has been more sluggish than businesses and policymakers would like. To jump-start growth, the country needs an innovation boom that will raise productivity.