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”

Trump reverts to stereotypes as campaign fumbles to respond to Harris pick

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”

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”

100 Years Ago, ‘Crazy Blues’ Sparked a Revolution for Black Women Fans

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.

She Explains ‘Mansplaining’ With Help From 17th-Century Art

“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”

Puerto Rico’s primary goes off the rails (Que Verguenza)

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