The New York City Council voted on Wednesday, September 16, 2020 to allow city restaurants to charge guests an extra 10 percent to their dining bill, according to a new local law. Restaurants in New York City will reopen with… Read More ›
For months, most gyms in San Francisco have been closed, the result of a city order preventing them from opening their doors as a public safety measure during the COVID-19 pandemic. But not all gyms. It was recently revealed that… Read More ›
Today, September 8, 2020, Palm Beach County businesses, including restaurants, will reopen in “Phase 2” under the county’s Board of Commissioners’ Emergency Order #24 (EO24). Today will be “Step 1” of “Phase 2” for businesses to reopen, and for example it enables restaurant guests to sit at the bar, so long as social distancing practices are in effect. EO24 affects businesses in both incorporated and unincorporated Palm Beach County (county-wide). The county’s emergency orders are the government’s response to COVID-19 and the emergency orders handed down by Florida Governor Ron DeSantis.
Federal Judge Strikes Down Minnesota’s Protectionist Law Mandating that Winemakers Use Mostly Minnesota Grapes
In a major victory for winemakers nationwide, yesterday afternoon a federal judge struck down a Minnesota law that prohibits wineries from making wine unless a majority of the grapes are grown in Minnesota—a restriction put in place to protect the… Read More ›
One constant that is proven is that the extra cost will be paid by customers. So, how many workers’ hours are reduced or how many become unemployed because of Amendment 2 passing is an unknown; however, additional costs will be transferred to customers at the retail level, eating at restaurants, etc.
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I went to George Mason University for my Ph.D. specifically because of my interest in both “public choice” and “Austrian theory.” The former deals with analyzing how politicians, bureaucrats, and voters really behave (as opposed…
Anthony Levandowski, the former Google engineer and serial entrepreneur who was at the center of a lawsuit between Uber and Waymo, has been sentenced to 18 months on one count of stealing trade secrets. Judge Alsup said that home confinement would “[give] a green light to every future brilliant engineer to steal trade secrets. Prison…
Three arrests are made following this month’s celebrity Twitter hack, Microsoft may be working to acquire TikTok’s U.S. business and Facebook launches licensed music videos. Here’s your Daily Crunch for July 31, 2020.
Sweden’s top epidemiologist Anders Tegnell says a massive decline in COVID-19 cases shows “the Swedish strategy is working.” Is he right?
At a press conference last week, Anders Tegnell said a massive decline in new COVID-19 cases shows Sweden’s “lighter touch” strategy is doing what it was designed to do.
“It really is yet another sign that the Swedish strategy is working,” Tegnell, Sweden’s top epidemiologist, said. “It is possible to slow contagion fast with the measures we are taking in Sweden.”
In the summer of 2019, Elon Musk held his Neuralink project’s launch event and on August 28, 2020, he will reveal more of what the company has been working on. Neuralink was formed in 2016 with the ambition of directly linking a human brain to an AI-enabled computer – basically a brain-machine interface (BMI).