Economic Policy

Billionaires' Pandemic Profits Alone Could Cover 70% of Biden's American Jobs Plan

3 minutes ago   |   Newsweek

"This pandemic billionaire wealth surge is a grotesque milestone after three decades of wealth steadily flowing to the top," said Chuck Collins of the Institute for Policy Studies.
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Can crafters and makers be an economic engine?

Can crafters and makers be an economic engine?

27 minutes ago   |   Post Gazette


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Kiely & Brown: Local businesses must support employees facing violence

31 minutes ago   |   Boston Herald

COVID-19 has increased the danger and the severity of domestic and sexual violence. People are confined at home with their abusers, children are in harm's way, many social...
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Euro Area's $714 Billion Boom Hope Hinges on Senior Savers

31 minutes ago   |   Bloomberg

For the euro area to achieve a jumpstart in economic growth with a consumption boom, a whole generation of citizens who hoard money rather than spend it would need to seize the...
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Biden Infrastructure Push Highlights Economic Gender Gaps

Biden Infrastructure Push Highlights Economic Gender Gaps

1 hour ago   |   NPR

Many traditional infrastructure jobs have gone to men in the past. Progressives like Rep. Katie Porter fear that the way Biden is splitting his economic agenda could hurt...
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Mike Lindell Says Criticism of Donald Trump Allowed on 'Free Speech' Site Frank

1 hour ago   |   Newsweek

The MyPillow CEO has denied that denouncing the former president's policies will be forbidden on his new platform.
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Biden Follows Trump With Tight Curbs on U.S. Tech Sales to China

2 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

President Joe Biden has ditched many of his predecessor's policies, but he agrees with Donald Trump on the need to limit exports of U.S. technology to China.Last week, the...
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Infrastructure Plan May Not Help Lift Economic Burden On Women

4 hours ago   |   NPR

A political debate has become a debate over word choice: the question of what "infrastructure" even means. The answer could mean a lot for women in the economy.
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Lawmakers worried removing troops from Afghanistan will create space for terror groups

Lawmakers worried removing troops from Afghanistan will create space for terror groups

6 hours ago   |   WGN TV

WASHINGTON - President Joe Biden says he will pull all remaining United States troops out of Afghanistan later this year , but his announcement already has some lawmakers on...
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Florida education commissioner calls on schools to make face mask policies voluntary

Florida education commissioner calls on schools to make face mask policies voluntary

7 hours ago   |   WESH

In a letter, Richard Corcoran says sweeping mandatory face mask policies “serve no remaining good at this point in our schools.”
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Democrats to unveil bill to expand US Supreme Court by four justices

Democrats to unveil bill to expand US Supreme Court by four justices

WASHINGTON - Congressional Democrats plan to introduce legislation on Thursday to expand the U.S. Supreme Court by four justices, a proposal aimed at breaking the conservative... Read more ...

US poised to announce sanctions on Russia in response to SolarWinds hack

US poised to announce sanctions on Russia in response to SolarWinds hack

In response to a massive hacking campaign that breached vital federal agencies, and believed to have been aimed at stealing government information, the Biden administration is... Read more ...

Tokyo Games: Officials say cancelation, no fans still option

Tokyo Games: Officials say cancelation, no fans still option

TOKYO - Two top officials of Japan's ruling LDP party on Thursday said radical changes could be coming to the Tokyo Olympics. One went as far to suggest they still could be... Read more ...

Luca Doncic's 3-pointer at buzzer leads Mavericks past Grizzlies

Luca Doncic's 3-pointer at buzzer leads Mavericks past Grizzlies

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Luka Doncic hit a leaning, lunging 3-pointer as time expired to give the Dallas Mavericks a 114-113 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies on Wednesday night... Read more ...

Rep. Matt Gaetz's Woes Deepen As New Report Details Associate's Shady Venmo...

Rep. Matt Gaetz's Woes Deepen As New Report Details Associate's Shady Venmo Payments

Joel Greenberg made more than 150 payments to dozens of women, including a minor, The Daily Beast reported. Read more ...

White Sox's Carlos Rodon completes no-hitter after losing perfect game in...

White Sox's Carlos Rodon completes no-hitter after losing perfect game in 9th to HBP

Carlos Rodon is all the way back after elbow and shoulder issues the past two years. Read more ...

White Sox LHP Rodón loses perfect game on HBP in 9th

White Sox LHP Rodón loses perfect game on HBP in 9th

CHICAGO - Chicago White Sox left-hander Carlos Rodón has lost his bid for a perfect game when he hit Cleveland's Roberto Pérez in the foot with a pitch with one out in the... Read more ...

Ennis, Carter Jr. come up big as Magic beat Bulls 115-106

Ennis, Carter Jr. come up big as Magic beat Bulls 115-106

CHICAGO - James Ennis scored 22 points, Wendell Carter Jr. added 19 points and 12 rebounds, and the Orlando Magic snapped a six-game losing streak by beating the Chicago Bulls... Read more ...

US set to sanction a dozen Russian individuals, 24 entities for influencing...

US set to sanction a dozen Russian individuals, 24 entities for influencing the 2020 election, SolarWinds hack

Summary List Placement The US government is set to impose sanctions on around a dozen Russian government and intelligence officials, as well as 20 entities linked to Russian... Read more ...

Polanco hits early HR off Musgrove, Pirates beat Padres 5-1

Polanco hits early HR off Musgrove, Pirates beat Padres 5-1

Polanco hit a solo shot into the right-field stands in the second inning. That ended a 32-inning scoreless streak by Musgrove that dated to last season when he was still with... Read more ...