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Fed’s Powell: Economic Path Ahead ‘Highly Uncertain’

(Associated Press) Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell underscored the U.S. economy's ongoing weakness Tuesday in remarks that suggested that the Fed sees...

Florida vs. California: Lockdown Showdown

(American Institute for Economic Research) Florida and California are remarkably similar for their warm climates, beaches, tourist destinations, immigrant populations, and more,...

Pandemic Makes Prostitution Taboo in Nevada’s Legal Brothels

(Associated Press) Before the coronavirus pandemic, tourist-dependent Nevada had a notorious attraction: It was the only place in America where someone could...

GM, Jaguar Roll Out Electric Vehicles — Whether They’re Wanted or Not

(Associated Press) Whether people want them or not, automakers are rolling out new electric vehicle models as the industry responds to stricter...

Business Owners Ponder Whether to Require COVID-19 Shots

(Associated Press) As more coronavirus vaccine doses become available in the weeks and months ahead, many business owners face a difficult decision:...

Airlines Push White House to NOT Require COVID Tests

(Associated Press) Leaders of several major U.S. airlines met online Friday with White House officials to press their case against requiring coronavirus...

Sign of the Times: Salaries Recover Even as Jobs Haven’t

(Associated Press) In a stark sign of the economic inequality that has marked the pandemic recession and recovery, Americans as a whole...

Viral Vegas: Deaths Jump, Tourism Slumps Amid Long Pandemic

(Associated Press) Six weeks ago, thousands of New Year's revelers gathered beneath the neon-lit marquees on the Las Vegas Strip — even...

2 California Supermarkets Closing After City Orders Pay Hike

(Associated Press) Kroger Co. will close two Southern California supermarkets in response to a local ordinance requiring extra pay for certain grocery...

What Do Consumers Want Now? P&G Bets on Beard Oil, Cleaners

NEW YORK (AP) — Procter & Gamble is cleaning up during the pandemic. The company's sales were up last...

Lawsuit: Google ‘Threatens the Extinction of Local Newspapers’

(Associated Press) A West Virginia news publisher has filed an antitrust suit against Google and Facebook, who together receive roughly half of...

Toys R Us Shutters Its Last 2 US Stores

(Associated Press) Toys R Us is retrenching once again. The only two Toys R Us stores that opened in...

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NYPD: Over 65% of Robberies and 72% of Shootings Committed by Blacks

(Steve Sailer, UNZ Review) The NYPD has released its 2020 crime stats report showing victims, suspects, and arrestees by race.

CVS, Walgreens to Give Out Shots in More States

(Associated Press) CVS and Walgreens drugstores will start doling out COVID-19 vaccinations in more states on Thursday. The drugstore...

Companies that Tout Racial Justice at Home Have a Slavery Problem Abroad

(Chicago Thinker) Throughout 2020, countless companies issued statements on racial inequality in the United States. However, many of these same companies are...

Why Is Bill Gates Buying Up Farms?

(Economic Policy Journal) Bill Gates is out with a new book, How to Avoid a Climate Disaster: The Solutions We Have and the...