For at least a generation the U.S. has propped up the global economy by absorbing the world's surplus of goods. That's not good for the U.S. or its trading partners.
If AB 5 becomes law, it could open the floodgates to similar legislation in other states. Uber and other companies may then find themselves on the defensive.
Victims get an email clearly intended to throttle cash awards for the data breach. A bunch of lawyers stand to gain $80 million in the exchange.
Faced with few other taxes left to cut, the Trump administration is innovating new ways to make tax revenue from investment income vanish.