“…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”
It took President Donald Trump less than two minutes to reach for the word “nasty” as he reacted to California Sen. Kamala Harris’ historic selection as the first Black woman to join a major-party ticket. Trump reverts to stereotypes as campaign fumbles to respond to Harris pick – CNNPolitics While the President claimed Harris wasContinue reading “Trump reverts to stereotypes as campaign fumbles to respond to Harris pick”
“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”
The tourists are gone, Retail Chains Abandon Manhattan: ‘It’s Unsustainable’ – The New York Times Credits: Photo by this writer. New York City downtown area.
Mamie Smith recorded “Crazy Blues” — African-American women’s breakthrough into the mainstream recording industry — with the Jazz Hounds in the summer of 1920 100 Years Ago, ‘Crazy Blues’ Sparked a Revolution for Black Women Fans – The New York Times She was way ahead of her time.
“Men to Avoid in Art and Life,” Nicole Tersigni harnesses her skill with a Twitter meme to illuminate the experience of women harassed by concern trolls, “sexperts” and more. She Explains ‘Mansplaining’ With Help From 17th-Century Art – The New York Times All men have done it. Credits: Painting at the MET, NYC The Fortune-TellerContinue reading “She Explains ‘Mansplaining’ With Help From 17th-Century Art”
The E.P.A. has approved nootkatone, which is found in cedars and grapefruit. It repels ticks, mosquitoes and other dangerous bugs for hours, but is safe enough to eat. Citrus Flavoring Is Weaponized Against Insect-Borne Diseases – The New York Times
Puerto Rico on Sunday was forced to partially suspend voting for primaries marred by a lack of ballots as officials called on the president of the U.S. territory’s elections commission to resign. Puerto Rico’s primary goes off the rails – POLITICO
“The Lord and the Founding Fathers created executive orders because of partisan bickering and divided government,” Mr. Navarro said. Trump’s Orders on Coronavirus Relief Create Confusion – The New York Times