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The First 2020 Presidential Debate Needs to Address Wealth and Income Inequality 28.9.2020
In these days of despair over democracy, we desperately need to discuss how economically unequal we have ...
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Amid COVID and Wildfires, Farmworkers Have Been Pushed to the Brink 27.9.2020
Amid COVID and Wildfires, Farmworkers Have Been Pushed to the Brink
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Big companies are swallowing up smaller ones. Why that's not good for the economy 27.9.2020 LA Times: Business

The trend toward industry concentration has boosted corporate profits, but also consumer prices and income inequality.

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Both Parties Used to Love the Carbon Tax. So Why Are They Giving up on It? 26.9.2020 Mother Jones
This piece was originally published in Grist and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. It was a cold February day in Salem, Oregon, and Republican state senators were fleeing the capitol. It was weeks before the COVID-19 pandemic gripped the country and kept Americans huddled inside. So members of Oregon’s legislature were […]
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Farmers Are Plagued by Debt and Climate Crisis. Trump Has Made Things Worse. 26.9.2020
Experts suggest that the U.S. must urgently look inward to address its own climate-related food security ...
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GOP Lawsuit to Repeal the ACA Would Give Huge Tax Cut to the Richest Americans 25.9.2020
The top 0.1 percent would see a tax cut of nearly $200,000 per year if the Supreme Court rules in favor of the ...
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Trump made a promise he never intended to keep: ‘There was no plan’ 25.9.2020 Raw Story
Bob Kemper recalls the hope Donald Trump intentionally stirred in 2016 by pledging to revive manufacturing and keep factories busy producing steel, aluminum and other materials for a major infrastructure overhaul. Kemper knows that seductive rhetoric won over many Americans, including some of his co-workers at U.S. Steel’s Great Lakes Works in Michigan. Over the […]
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As flu season arrives, people get flu shots in Highland Park 25.9.2020 Chicago Tribune: Popular
Flu shots are administered to drivers on Sept. 24, 2020, in the parking lot of a Jewel-Osco in Highland Park.
‘Temporary’ pay cuts have become permanent for many Americans during pandemic 25.9.2020 Chicago Tribune: Business
The majority of workers who took a reduction as the virus brought the economy to a halt are still earning less than they were prior to the outbreak, according to a Pew Research Center study released Thursday, a sign of fragility in the labor market as the recovery slowly takes shape.
Financial company calculates Joe Biden policies will create 7.4 million more jobs than Trump and the GOP if elected 24.9.2020 Raw Story
The Financial services company Moody’s Analytics did an analysis of economic strength under both presidential candidates and found that Vice President Joe Biden is more likely to bring about a better economy than President Donald Trump if elected. According to an analysis of the “wide range of proposals to change the tax code, government spending, […]
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Greenwashing Capitalism Won’t Heal the Planet 24.9.2020
To truly heal the planet we have no alternative but to replace our current economic paradigm with a more equitable ...
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BUSTED: Employers are spying on their remote workers — in their homes 24.9.2020 Raw Story
The future of work is here, ushered in by a global pandemic. But is it turning employment into a Worker’s Paradise of working at home? Or more of a Big Brother panopticon? Disturbing increases in the use of digital surveillance technologies by employers to monitor their remote workers are raising alarm bells. With the number […]
Voters Want to Use Climate Change Policies to Rebuild the Economy After COVID 23.9.2020
A new poll shows that voters want job training for workers who left the fossil fuel industry as well as a carbon ...
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They ‘just want to watch the world burn’: Psychological analysis reveals 14 key traits that explain Trump supporters 23.9.2020 Raw Story
As he himself said even before he won the presidential election in 2016, “I could stand in the middle of 5th Avenue and shoot somebody and I wouldn’t lose voters.” Unfortunately for the American people, this wild-sounding claim appears to be truer than not, at least for the majority of his supporters, and that is something that should […]
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Endorsement: No on Prop. 22. It's the wrong solution for Uber drivers and the gig economy 23.9.2020 LA Times: Opinion

The Legislature had the chance to fix the problems faced by Uber and Lyft drivers who do not want to be classified as employees, but it whiffed. Sadly, Proposition 22 does too.

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Parker ranks No. 2 in list of Best Places to Live in America 23.9.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
The city of Parker has been ranked number two by on its 2020 Best Places to Live in America list.
Fox News anchor hosting first presidential debate picks Trump campaign talking points as topics 22.9.2020 Raw Story
Chris Wallace, the Fox News anchor who will moderate the first presidential debate in one week from today, has decided on the topics. The Commission on Presidential Debates has released the list, and at least half are literally Trump campaign issues and talking points. The list includes: The Trump and Biden Records, The Supreme Court, Covid-19, The Economy, Race and […]
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200,000 people have now died of COVID-19 in the U.S. 22.9.2020 LA Times: Health

Deaths from COVID-19 in the U.S. reach 200,000 as authorities across the country continue to struggle to curb its spread.

MSNBC’s Morning Joe rips Trump rally ‘idiots’ who are making COVID-19 worse through their own ‘stupidity’ 22.9.2020 Raw Story
MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough blasted the “stupidity” of Ohio rallygoers booing their Republican lieutenant governor’s basic health advice and cheering President Donald Trump’s demonstrable lies. Lt. Gov. Jon Husted was heckled by Trump supporters in Dayton, and the “Morning Joe” host called out their gleeful ignorance of basic scientific facts. “The stupidity, actually, that is exhibited […]
A Post-Pandemic Bright Spot: Cities All Over the World Have Big Plans for a “Green Recovery” 19.9.2020 Mother Jones
This piece was originally published in the Guardian and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. The cars that typically throng the huge highways weaving through Los Angeles are such an established part of the city’s fabric that when the coronavirus pandemic hit, their sudden absence felt bizarre to locals even eerie. But many Angelenos […]
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