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Americans aren’t getting enough to eat during the coronavirus pandemic – here’s what’s happening...

Kayla de la Haye, University of Southern California The number of Americans who can’t get enough food is rising from already troubling levels during the...

JPMorgan Chase Bank Wrongly Charged 170,000 Customers Overdraft Fees. Federal Regulators Refused to Penalize...

ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. Sign up for The Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox. Federal bank...

School Privatization Zealot Betsy DeVos Reportedly Urging Career Education Staff to Obstruct Biden Agenda...

After spending much of her nearly four-year tenure in government attacking public schools and pushing privatization schemes, outgoing Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is now...

Why being stuck at home – and unable to hang out in cafes and...

Korydon Smith, University at Buffalo; Kelly Hayes McAlonie, University at Buffalo, and Rebecca Rotundo, University at Buffalo While the pandemic has caused thousands of small...

Silver Stocks Begin To Run Now As Fed Meeting Adds More Fuel To Markets...

Yesterday gold and silver took off after the FOMC statement was released. Silver managed to close right above $25.00 an ounce and many...

Bitcoin Rallies Above $20k – Targeting $23k Or Higher – Chris Vermeulen (12/17/2020)

In an incredible display of support, Bitcoin rallied above $20k early in the morning on December 16.  This upside breakout move coincided with a...

Retail Spending Fell in November on Broad Weakness – Robert Hughes (12/17/2020)

Retail sales and food-services spending posted a second consecutive decline in November, falling 1.1 percent from the prior month following a revised 0.1 percent...

It Should Shock Us That There’s Any Consumer Price Inflation at All – Ryan...

Thanks to lockdowns, high unemployment, and general uncertainty and fear over covid-19, the personal saving rate in the United States in October was 13.6...