This explanation is reminiscent of the famous Nuremberg defense in which Nazis on trial after WW2 insisted that they were “just following orders”. Continue reading ICE Agents Deny Nazi Comparisons, Say They Were Just Following Orders
A new study done by economists at Yale University has found that the $600 per week unemployment bonus enacted in the CARES act did not lead workers to work less, contrary to what Republicans lawmakers have argued. Continue reading Yale Study: The $600 Unemployment Bonuses Did Not Lead People to Work Less
Dr. Immanuel is known for making numerous dubious claims in the past, such as warning against the harmful effects of having sex with demons, and that Alien DNA is used in various medications. Continue reading Trump Defends Doctor who Claimed Medicine is Made from Alien DNA in Briefing
The Q2 2020 drop is almost four times as large as the largest drop during the Great Recession. Continue reading U.S. GDP Drops by 32.9% Smashing Records
Millions of people whose employment has been disrupted by the coronavirus pandemic are set to lose the benefits, which in many cases have been a crucial lifeline. Continue reading Senate Leaves Town as Unemployment Benefits Set to Expire
Florida’s largest teachers union filed a lawsuit against the state government this week. Rank and file in unions in LA and Chicago are also strongly against premature physical opening. Continue reading Across the Country, Teachers Unions Lead Fight Against Opening Schools Prematurely
US Banks made a quick $10 billion processing the Small Business Administration’s Coronavirus relief loan program.
Banks made between 1%-5% in fees on each loan they processed for the program. Continue reading Banks Made Over $10 Billion in Two Weeks Processing Gov. Coronavirus Loans
Just 25% of respondents think capitalism is good for society, a JUST Capital and Harris Poll has found.
The remaining 75% either say capitalism needs reform, or is irredeemable. Continue reading Only 1 in 4 Americans Think Capitalism is Good for Society
At least four members of congress are confirmed to have received loans from the SBA’s paycheck protection program. It is unknown how many more members of congress could have also gotten loans. Some lawmakers who benefited also opposed legislation requiring lending transparency for the program. When congress approved half a trillion dollars for small business loans earlier this year, there was a scramble to apply. … Continue reading Members of Congress Revealed to have Benefited from Federal Small Business Loan Program
Presumptive Democratic Presidential Nominee Joe Biden has published an opinion essay arguing against calls from around the country to defund police.
In the essay, Biden advocates giving police departments “an additional $300 million to reinvigorate community policing in our country.” Continue reading Joe Biden Rejects Idea of Defunding Police, Wants to Give them $300 Million Instead