Economics

How state ballot initiatives play a key role in elections

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How might a ballot initiative in California determine the future of the ‘gig economy’? Continue reading

News Roundup: President Trump contracts COVID-19 days after first debate

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The president tests positive for COVID-19, days after the first presidential debate. Continue reading

Why are airlines asking Congress for more relief money?

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The airlines are just one major industry asking for additional federal relief during the continuing epidemic Continue reading

Lesson plan: Labor Day and Unions Today

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In this NewsHour lesson plan, learn about the role unions played in workers’ rights and why we have Labor Day. Continue reading

Explainer: Trump’s executive orders and the limits of presidential power

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In this lesson, explore the long-standing constitutional controversies around the power of executive orders. Continue reading

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