Surprise! Betsy DeVos has been hiding in her mansion, not doing shit for K-12 schools

“…the inexperienced billionaire U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has been more than hands-off when it comes to ensuring the safety of America’s 51 million children returning to school this fall amid a global pandemic. …” Surprise! Betsy DeVos has been hiding in her mansion, not doing shit for K-12 schools | News Hits It’s aContinue reading “Surprise! Betsy DeVos has been hiding in her mansion, not doing shit for K-12 schools”

Payroll Tax Delay May Mean Problems For Workers, Employers And Social Security

“President Trump wants to give a $100 billion boost to the U.S. economy by hitting the “pause” button on workers’ payroll taxes.” But the move — which Trump ordered over the weekend — is only temporary. Payroll Tax Delay May Mean Problems For Workers, Employers And Social Security : NPR “Critics say this particular reliefContinue reading “Payroll Tax Delay May Mean Problems For Workers, Employers And Social Security”

Can N.Y.C. Reopen Schools? The Whole Country Is Watching

Great problems when NYC buildings are like aging museums with windows that require a special person to open, elevators are the size of a broom closet, if there are elevators. Why give students and parents false hope. NYC DOE has ALWAYS operated a bare bones education relying on semi-athletic young teachers and elderly veterans. AllContinue reading “Can N.Y.C. Reopen Schools? The Whole Country Is Watching”

Trump Reveals Self-Delusion Over COVID Statistics in Mind-Blowing Argument With Reporter

Trump proudly tells Axios’ Jonathan Swan that the U.S. is “lower than the world,” without elaborating. Trump Reveals Self-Delusion Over COVID Statistics in Mind-Blowing Argument With Reporter

The Caribbean Dilemma

Hugh Riley, the former head of the Caribbean Tourism Office, and a partner with Portfolio Marketing Group, which represents some islands. “Caribbean countries face an important dilemma: Try to hermetically seal their borders from visitors until there’s an effective vaccine, or tackle the risks of restarting tourism now. It is the classic risk/reward decision,” heContinue reading “The Caribbean Dilemma”

When Covid Subsided, Israel Reopened Its Schools. It Didn’t Go Well.

As countries consider back-to-school strategies for the fall, a coronavirus outbreak at a Jerusalem high school offers a cautionary tale. When Covid Subsided, Israel Reopened Its Schools. It Didn’t Go Well. – The New York Times

Fight Over Aid Package Drags On

Tens of millions of Americans have lost crucial jobless benefits, and lawmakers still can’t seem to agree on a relief measure. Coronavirus Live Updates: Fight Over Aid Package Drags On – The New York Times The GOP giggles when the idea of helping the unemployed during a pandemic is negotiated. The circus is now aContinue reading “Fight Over Aid Package Drags On”