Posted in Asia Australia coronavirus Economy GDP lockdown National Security New Zealand recession

Coronavirus Pushes New Zealand into First Recession in a Decade

A report on New Zealand’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) revealed on Thursday that the nation has slipped into its first recession in ten years, thanks…

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Posted in Bill de Blasio coronavirus Economy furlough health lockdowns New York City Politics Pre-Viral

NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio to Furlough Himself, 494 City Employees

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced he will furlough himself and his entire staff on Wednesday, in the midst of a $9 billion…

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Posted in Amnesty Bailout Economy Illegal Migrants Immigration Politics poverty Wages

Amnesty Groups Demand Bailout for Cities, States that Rely on Illegal Migrants

The unemployment rate for illegal migrants in the United States reached almost 30 percent during the coronavirus crash, says a California advocacy report that urges…

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Posted in Economy Entertainment Kanye West Universal Music Group

Watch: Kanye West Urinates on His Grammy Amid Battle With Universal Music Group

Rapper and fashion mogul Kanye West posted a video of himself urinating on a Grammy award in a toilet on Wednesday. The move arrives amid…

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Posted in alternative energy API Economy Environment Federal Lands fracking Gas Jobs Oil Politics U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Joe Biden in July 2019: I’ll ‘Make Sure’ Fracking Is ‘Eliminated,’ Now, ‘I Will Not Ban Fracking’

Biden said he would “make sure” “fracking” for oil and natural gas will be “eliminated” while also saying he would not ban the practice.

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Posted in Cuties Economy Entertainment Netflix Silicon Valley Tech

Report: Netflix U.S. Subscription Cancellations Surge Nearly Eightfold Amid ‘Cuties’ ‘Child Porn’ Controversy

Netflix has reportedly seen a surge in U.S. subscription cancellations following the controversy over the movie Cuties, which has generated a firestorm over its highly…

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Posted in American workers Economy foreign workers H-2B visa Immigration Jobs legal immigration mass immigration Politics unemployment Wages

Republicans, Democrats Seek to Widen H-2B Visa Program as 20.6M Americans are Jobless

A handful of House Republicans, and two House Democrats, are circulating a plan asking the State Department to widen the H-2B visa program that brings…

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Posted in China Economy Hassan Rouhani India iran Israel / Middle East National Security Nicolas Maduro Sanctions Venezuela

Iranian President: Oil Revenues Down to Less than $20 Billion Under U.S. Sanctions

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said during a government video conference on Monday that oil revenues have declined from $120 billion in 2011 to “just over…

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Posted in Chad Wolf DACA DHS Economy Immigration Politics

Chad Wolf Reinstalled as Acting DHS Chief

The administration has quietly reinstalled Chad Wolf as acting secretary of the homeland defense agency, following a judge’s declaration on September 11 that he was…

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Posted in Asia China DHS Economy human rights violations Ken Cuccinelli political prisoners Politics Religious persecution slave labor Slavery Uyghurs

DHS Blocks Inflow of More Chinese Slave-Labor Goods

The Trump administration announced September 14 that it will block imports from five more Chinese companies and centers that use political prisoners from China’s Uyghur…

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Posted in Bailout Bill de Blasio Business coronavirus Economy homeless Law and Order New York City Politics Trash

150 NYC Business Leaders Pen Letter to de Blasio Asking that Order Be Restored

A New York City Real Estate CEO is spearheading an effort to ask Mayor Bill de Blasio to restore law and order in the city.

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Posted in Economy El Salvador Haiti Immigration Nicaragua Politics Sudan TPS Wage

Judges OK Donald Trump Decision to End TPS Amnesty for 300,000 Migrants

A three-judge panel in California’s Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals says President Donald Trump can end the temporary amnesty provided to roughly 300,000 migrants from…

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Posted in Asia China coronavirus Economy Hubei National Security Wuhan

China Begins Selling ‘Made in Wuhan’ to Global Companies

Chinese state media is working hard to convince global customers that factories in Wuhan and its surrounding Hubei province are completely safe and returning to…

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Posted in coronavirus Economy Gallup health

Summer Rise in Infections Did Not Reduce the Number of Americans Shopping or Dining Out

Consumer habits proved more reslient than expected.

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Posted in deportations Economy ICE Immigration immigration judges Politics

Donald Trump’s Judges Fill Immigration Courts

Judges appointed by President Donald Trump’s deputies are filling up the immigration courts, and have reversed the Obama-era tilt towards pro-migrant decisions.

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