Ajit Pai works to cap funding for rural…

The Federal Communications Commission has preliminarily voted to cap spending on the FCC's Universal Service programs, which deploy broadband to poor people and to rural and other underserved areas. The party-line vote was criticized by…

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Is it time to treat sugar like smoking?

Over the past decade, smoking has become marginalised and stigmatised. From the smoking ban in 2007 to the introduction of plain packaging a decade later, everything has been done to discourage people from taking up…

Many Swiss farmers use honor system to sell…

Follow @Business_Fondue These pumpkins are sold relying on the honesty of customers. Photo: Jurgita Simeleviciene/Business Fondue Take a drive through Switzerland’s countryside in autumn, and you’ll encounter one of the most fascinating country’s traditions: unmanned…