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Pandemic Lockdowns Pushed Another 1.9 Million Into Unemployment Last Week

Another 1.9 million Americans filed for unemployment last week, marking the first time in more than two months new claims fell below 2 million.

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NYT Says Immigrants ‘Mourn’ Loss of Deadly, Low-Wage Meatpacking Jobs

Immigrants are “mourning” the loss of low-wage jobs in a Chinese-owned, crowded slaughterhouse run by Smithfield Foods in Sioux Falls, SD, according to an article…

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Fact Check: Trump Does Not Own Stake in a Hydroxychloroquine Drugmaker

Like millions of Americans, Trump owns mutual funds that give him a stake in nearly every big company in the world.

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Paul Krugman Celebrates Stock Market Rout Because He Thinks It Hurts Trump

Krugman claims that the stock market is President Trump’s magical talisman and without it “there’s nothing left.”

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NYTimes: Import More Workers to Expand the Economy

The supply of extra workers doesn’t have much effect on wages, so the government should import the foreign workers demanded by investors, says a February…

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NYT Op-Ed: ‘I’m a Liberal Who Thinks Immigration Must Be Restricted’

The nation’s immigration policies are built on a back-room corporatist bargain between Democrats and cheap-labor businesses, says an op-ed published in the New York Times.

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New York Times Columnist Paul Krugman Says Hacker Used His IP Address to Download Child Porn

In a tweet, Krugman speculated that it “could be an attempt to Qanon me.”

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DOW Officially Exceeds 28,333, Up 10,000 Points Since Trump Election Despite Doomsday Predictions

The DOW fficially reached 28,333, hitting a 10,000 point high since Trump’s triumphant Republican victory in 2016 despite doomsday predictions.

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California Prof Tries To Shift Blame From Leftist Dumpster Fire For ‘Californiapocalypse’

Amy Wilentz, an English professor at the University of California, Irvine, details for The New York Times a truthy series of myths about California’s fiery,…

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Somebody Please Tell Elizabeth Warren: Taxes Aren’t Philanthropy

While this may come as a shock to Warren and the media, philanthropy filtered through her plans isn’t philanthropy at all — it’s a political…

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