Huge rent price spikes may be coming to an end

July 6, 2022 inPolitics

Data: Zumper; Chart: Axios Visuals Rent prices have soared over the last year, but the spike may be losing its edge. Driving the news: The median rent price in June for a two-bedroom apartment was $1,708, up 8.9% from a year earlier, but at its lowest level since February, according to rentals site Zumper. June's figure is $50 less than May’s high of $1,758. The big picture: With the...

Study: Most reporters don't believe in 'equal' coverage in news stories

July 6, 2022 inPolitics

When it comes to equal treatment of all sides in the news, the public expects far more than journalists are delivering. ...Read more from our friends at the Washington Times

: Target expands promotions for students and teachers amid back-to-school inflation squeeze

July 6, 2022 inEconomics

Target back-to-school plans include deeper discounts, which could be a welcome perk for families managing inflation and higher prices ...Read more from our friends at MarketWatch

Norway-Russia Tensions Escalate Over Sanctions Impacting Arctic Islands

July 6, 2022 inEconomics

Norway-Russia Tensions Escalate Over Sanctions Impacting Arctic Islands Authored by Kyle Anzalone via The Libertarian Institute, The latest point of confrontation between NATO and Russia is the Svalbard archipelago, located midway between Norway and the North Pole. Moscow claims Oslo is restricting trade with the island's hundreds of Russian residents. A top member of the Russian legislature is now calling for Moscow to leave its agreement with Oslo that resolved the territorial dispute...

Kamala Harris ‘seriously’ roasted for repetitive remarks in Highland Park

July 6, 2022 inPolitics

Vice President Kamala Harris was “seriously” skewered online for a repetitive, meandering statement at the site of the July Fourth parade mass shooting in Highland Park, Illinois, where the veep repeated an earlier call for federal gun control legislation. Harris, 57, spoke in the Chicago suburb Tuesday evening after demanding Congress pass a new assault... ...Read more from our friends at NY Post

Court won't block Mississippi's abortion trigger ban

July 5, 2022 inPolitics

A judge in Mississippi on Tuesday denied a request from the providers asking to temporarily block the state's trigger law banning nearly all abortions, which is set to take effect on Thursday. Driving the news: Jackson Women's Health Organization — Mississippi's only abortion clinic — sued state officials last month to challenge the ban, arguing that the right to an abortion is protected under state Supreme Court precedent. It...

Majority of adults say Washington under Biden hurts more than helps with top concerns: poll

July 5, 2022 inPolitics

People are losing faith in Washington's ability to tackle their top concerns four months out from the 2022 midterm elections when Democrats are defending their slim majorities in the House and Senate. ...Read more from our friends at the Washington Times

Rising Interest Rates May Blow Up The Federal Budget

July 5, 2022 inEconomics

Rising Interest Rates May Blow Up The Federal Budget By Jeff Diest of The Mises Institute In fiscal year 2020, at the height of covid stimulus mania, Congress managed to spend nearly twice what the federal government raised in taxes. Yet in 2021, with Treasury debt piled sky high and spilling over $30 trillion, Congress was able to service this gargantuan obligation with interest payments of less than $400 billion. The total interest expense of...

Millions Trust Ancestry.com With Their Genetic Code: What Could Go Wrong?

Millions Trust Ancestry.com With Their Genetic Code: What Could Go Wrong?

June 5, 2018 inOpinion

Millions of semi-conscious consumers, most of whom were probably outraged and appalled by recent privacy scandal outbreaks involving companies like Facebook and...

Protests erupt in Ohio after graphic video released of Jayland Walker’s police…

July 4, 2022 inPolitics

Protesters were confronted by police in riot gear and had tear gas deployed against them during unrest in Akron, Ohio, Sunday after...

Gavin Newsom encourages Floridians to move to California in GOP attack ad

July 3, 2022 inPolitics

California Gov. Gavin Newsom is running ads in Florida over the Fourth of July weekend attacking the Republican Party. Driving the news: The...

Market Extra: Ray Dalio attacks U.S. populists and warns Russia may be…

July 4, 2022 inEconomics

The founder of Bridgewater Associates took to Linkedin on the U.S. Independence Day holiday to deliver an update on forces he believes...

Does Sam Bankman-Fried Own Everything Now: Recap Of Last Week's Top Crypto…

July 3, 2022 inEconomics

Does Sam Bankman-Fried Own Everything Now: Recap Of Last Week's Top Crypto News By Donavan Choy of Bankless Three Arrows Capital Contagion, Act III The...

Who Does a $15 Minimum Wage Help?

Who Does a $15 Minimum Wage Help?

August 21, 2017 inVideos

Would a nationwide $15 minimum wage help or hurt American workers? Andy Puzder, former CEO of the parent company of Hardee's and...

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There's nothing wrong with a census question about citizenship

There's nothing wrong with a census question about citizenship

The Trump administration is being sued over its plans to include a question about citizenship...

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