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Strikes

American Workers Are Fighting Back With Strikes

Posted: October 22, 2021 at 1:28 pm   /   Article, Finance, news, U.S.

Thanks to the coronavirus pandemic, a growing number of American workers are fighting back with strikes to pressure corporations for better pay and working conditions after several years of accepting the statusquo. From healthcare to manufacturing and the film industry to mining, a wide swath of Americans is threatening to or have already started their […]

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Soaring Housing

If Unopposed, Soaring Housing Prices Only Benefit the Rich

Posted: June 24, 2021 at 5:00 am   /   Article, FEATURED STORIES, Finance, U.S.

About two weeks ago, a viral tweet based on a four-month-old Wall Street Journal article set off a firestorm on Twitter about the Soaring Housing prices and corporate ownership of single-family homes. Thread.Blackrock is buying every single family house they can find, paying 20-50% above asking price and outbidding normal home buyers. Why are corporations, pension funds and property […]

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US Economy

With the US Economy in Shambles, 18 States Begin Process of Reopening

Posted: May 2, 2020 at 4:33 pm   /   Article, Business, FEATURED STORIES, Finance, news, Politics, TRENDING, U.S.

On Friday, over a third of the nation began the process of reopening shuttered economies. The May 1 reopenings may be coming too early, experts say, putting both lives and the economy at further risk.  States Lift Stay at Home Orders The eighteen states that started the process of reopening last week are: Alaska, Idaho, […]

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Four Senators

Four Senators Sold Stocks Before Market Crashes After Private Coronavirus Briefing

Posted: March 20, 2020 at 1:40 pm   /   Business, FEATURED STORIES, Finance, news, Politics, TRENDING, U.S.

Four Senators are accused of selling individual stocks in companies that plummeted during the recent market crash caused by COVID-19. The Senators received a private briefing on January 24 about the novel coronavirus, prior to the sales taking place. The four Senators are Richard Burr (RNC), Diane Feinstein (D-CA), James Inhofe (R-OK), and Kelly Loeffler […]

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Kevin Brady and Paul Ryan

GOP Senate Tax Plan Differs from House Version

Posted: November 10, 2017 at 12:57 pm   /   FEATURED STORIES, Finance, Politics, U.S.

Senate Republicans outlined their vision on Thursday for tax reform; proposing a one-year delay in President Trump’s top priority – cutting the corporate tax rate – while reinstating some prized tax breaks used by middle-class families. The Senate bill differs significantly from the House version approved by the Ways and Means committee on Thursday. Tax […]

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Eqifax/CCO/Pixalboy

Equifax Hack Leaves Millions Vulnerable

Posted: September 11, 2017 at 6:18 am   /   FEATURED STORIES, Finance, U.S.
Equifax, the credit-monitoring company, has reported a breach that has apparently exposed sensitive data regarding millions of Americans. The company says the hack exposed the Social Security numbers and other data of 143 million american citizens. The Atlanta-based company claimed that “criminals” exploited a US web application. The exploitation allowed for the criminals to access [...]
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Unemployment Rate Lowest in 16 Years

Posted: August 6, 2017 at 3:18 pm   /   Article, Business, FEATURED STORIES, Finance, U.S.

As president Donald Trump’s approval ratings continue to decline rapidly, the United States unemployment rate has fallen to 4.3 percent, as of July, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, making it the lowest rate in 16 years. The last time the nation has seen the same rate was in May of 2001. However, despite […]

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