Income inequality

Bill de Blasio ups the ante in his war on low-income, minority students

Bill de Blasio ups the ante in his war on low-income, minority students

1 hour ago   |   New York Post

Mayor de Blasio's war on charter schools - read: on children, and mostly children of color - rages on. Now it's not just sports fields, but the SATs. We wrote last week about...
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Vote for Progressive Taxation in California, Illinois and Arizona

2 hours ago   |   NY Times

The people of Illinois, Arizona and California have a chance to make the distribution of state taxation a little more fair.
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Trudeau's Finance Minister Rejects Calls for Spending Restraint

3 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

Chrystia Freeland used her first major speech as Canadian finance minister to make a fervent defense of her government's mounting budget deficits, and lay the groundwork for...
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Slow Use of Pandemic Funds Weighs on Philippines Growth Outlook

3 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

The slow deployment of pandemic relief funds in the Philippines is coming under scrutiny as delays risk impeding recovery for one of Asia's worst-hit economies.
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Brooklyn lawmaker calls for universal basic income in New York City

4 hours ago   |   NY Daily News

"We need to provide a lifeline social safety net here to help families," said NYC Councilman Mark Treyger.
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UCLA health experts look at inequities, discrimination against Latinos, communities of color, during pandemic

4 hours ago   |   ABC

UCLA study challenges how we interpret data on the inequities, discrimination, and impact of COVID-19 on Latinos and other communities of color.
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Pelosi Hopes Market Rout Pushes Trump Into a Stimulus Deal

5 hours ago   |   Bloomberg   |   2 articles

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said she hopes the current selloff in U.S. stocks will prompt President Donald Trump to agree to Democratic demands in stalled stimulus talks and end...
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Trump Stokes Fear In The Suburbs, But Few Low-Income Families Ever Make It There

Trump Stokes Fear In The Suburbs, But Few Low-Income Families Ever Make It There

5 hours ago   |   NPR

President Trump is appealing to suburban voters by promising they won't have to live near affordable housing. But 50 years after the Fair Housing Act, the truth is housing...
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Germany set for new partial lockdown as cases surge amid second wave of Covid-19

Germany set for new partial lockdown as cases surge amid second wave of Covid-19

7 hours ago   |   RT

Restaurants, gyms and theaters will be shut for a month from November 2 as part of new measures aimed at preventing spiking coronavirus cases from overwhelming German...
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Blackstone earnings are up despite commercial real estate woes

8 hours ago   |   The Real Deal New York

Blackstone's bet on logistics facilities and life sciences continues to pay off despite the broader headwinds facing commercial real estate. The New York-based investment...
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Supreme Court won't expedite latest GOP challenge to Pennsylvania mail-in...

Supreme Court won't expedite latest GOP challenge to Pennsylvania mail-in ballot rules

The U.S. Supreme Court is leaving in place for now a Pennsylvania state Supreme Court decision that allowed the counting of ballots received up to three days after the... Read more ...

Bloomberg spending $15 million on pro-Biden ads in Ohio, Texas

Bloomberg spending $15 million on pro-Biden ads in Ohio, Texas

The former New York City mayor already planned to spend $100 million to help former Vice President Joe Biden win Florida. Read more ...

Federal government plans to end road and logging restrictions in largest...

Federal government plans to end road and logging restrictions in largest national forest

The federal government has announced plans to lift restrictions on building roads and logging in a pristine rainforest in Alaska that provides habitat for wolves, bears and salmon. Read more ...

Supreme Court leaves North Carolina absentee ballot deadline at Nov. 12

Supreme Court leaves North Carolina absentee ballot deadline at Nov. 12

The Supreme Court will allow absentee ballots in North Carolina to be received and counted up to nine days after Election Day, in a win for Democrats. Read more ...

Hillary Clinton to vote as member of New York's Electoral College

Hillary Clinton to vote as member of New York's Electoral College

The former New York senator won the popular vote but lost the Electoral College to Trump in 2016, and supports abolishing the institution. Read more ...

Volkswagen recalls Jettas to fix fuel leaks that can cause fires

Volkswagen recalls Jettas to fix fuel leaks that can cause fires

Volkswagen is recalling more than 218,000 Jetta sedans in the U.S. to fix a fuel leak problem that can cause fires. Read more ...

‘Everyone is like: ‘Who?' Trump insider critic ANONYMOUS is revealed to be...

‘Everyone is like: ‘Who?' Trump insider critic ANONYMOUS is revealed to be ‘low-level' staffer leading to mockery from both sides

Anonymous, a supposed senior staffer within the White House behind a book highly critical of President Donald Trump, has been revealed as former chief of staff for the... Read more ...

Dodgers ‘insisted' Justin Turner join celebration despite positive COVID-19 test

Dodgers ‘insisted' Justin Turner join celebration despite positive COVID-19 test

Justin Turner was determined to celebrate his first World Series championship with his Los Angeles Dodgers teammates, and they apparently supported his decision to join them... Read more ...

Rob Manfred was booed heartily in bizarre World Series aftermath

Rob Manfred was booed heartily in bizarre World Series aftermath

This wasn't the exhale Rob Manfred was expecting at the end of a harrowing 2020 MLB season. The Dodgers' World Series victory was coupled with the news that Justin Turner had... Read more ...

Facebook, Twitter, Google CEOs Testify To Senate: What To Watch For

Facebook, Twitter, Google CEOs Testify To Senate: What To Watch For

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg, Twitter's Jack Dorsey and Google's Sundar Pichai go before the Senate Commerce Committee to defend Section 230, a law that protects them from... Read more ...