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Sep 17 2020
How the Government Lost Its Mind
Over the past 50 years, America has given up on the Enlightenment-era ideals of its Founders—and the country’s coronavirus disaster is the result.
Alexander hamilton and his colleagues wrote 85 separate essays to make their case that Americans should take a risk and ratify the 1787 Constitution. Three sentences into the very first of those Federalist Papers, Hamilton made clear that heThe Atlantic
Sep 07 2021
Joe Rogan, Ivermectin, and False Stories: The Weekend in Media Bias
Ivermectin was all over the news this weekend.
Some accused media outlets such as NPR (Center) of peddling misinformation after the media outlet framed ivermectin as a treatment meant for cows, when it also has uses in humans after podcaster Joe Rogan said he took the drug after coming down with COVID-19. Meanwhile, media outlets such as Rolling Stone (Left), MSNBC (Left), andJulie Mastrine
Mar 25 2020
Newest Shortage in New York: The City Is Running Out of Dogs to Foster
Of all the shortages created by the coronavirus pandemic -- the toilet paper and the hand sanitizer and the bottled water -- the oddest of them all has to be dogs. Oh, and cats too.
That’s right, in the New York city area, the epicenter of the disease, there is suddenly a run on pets. At least of the adopted or fostered kind. Muddy Paws Rescue and Best Friends Animal Society areBloomberg
Jan 26 2015
Legal Marijuana Is The Fastest-Growing Industry In The U.S.: Report
Legal marijuana is the fastest-growing industry in the United States and if the trend toward legalization spreads to all 50 states, marijuana could become larger than the organic food industry, according to a new report obtained by The Huffington Post.HuffPost
Feb 10 2014
Farm Bureau Report Finds Need for Immigration Overhaul
Immigration reform that focuses solely on enforcement would cut agriculture production and cause a sharp rise in food prices, according to a new study released on Monday.
The study — which was commissioned by the American Farm Bureau, the nation’s largest farm lobby organization — said food prices would increase an additional 5 to 6 percent over the next five years if enforcement-onlyNew York Times (News)
Nov 19 2019
Helping refugees hatch business plans
MOHAMMED RAHIMEH left Damascus in December 2015, rather than be conscripted into the Syrian army. His journey to London took him through Lebanon and Greece and included 11 months in the notorious “Jungle” camp in Calais. Despite leaving Syria with no cooking qualifications or English skills, he is now in the process of setting up a food business in Britain. History is replete with immigrantsThe Economist
Mar 20 2020
Trump Gets Ahead of Himself on COVID-19 Therapies
President Donald Trump touted two drugs — including one currently on the market for other uses — that he said show “really good promise” as therapies to COVID-19. But he left the misleading impression that the drugs were “approved” to treat the coronavirus and available for “immediate delivery.”
In fact, neither of the drugs the president highlighted at a press conference on March 19FactCheck.org
Sep 09 2020
Cuomo won't let NYC restaurants have indoor dining until de Blasio creates social distancing enforcement task force
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) said he doesn't want to allow New York City restaurants to have indoor dining services until Mayor Bill de Blasio (D) establishes a social distancing enforcement task force, according to WNBC-TV.
Restaurant owners are suing Cuomo and de Blasio over the continued restrictions, which remain in place despite the number of daily COVID-19 deaths sitting in theThe Blaze
Jun 11 2020
Big Money Bought the Forests. Small Logging Communities Are Paying the Price.
FALLS CITY, ORE. — A few hundred feet past this Oregon timber town, a curtain of Douglas fir trees opens to an expanse of skinny stumps.
The hillside has been clear-cut, with thousands of trees leveled at once. Around the bend is another clear-cut nearly twice its size, then another, patches of desert brown carved into the forest for miles.
Logging is booming around Falls City, aProPublica
Apr 30 2020
How the pandemic consumed the labor market
As the novel coronavirus pandemic brought business to a halt, the pain rippled outward, blowing up sector after sector. According to a detailed analysis of unemployment claims, no industry was left untouched.
After that first chaotic week of lockdowns mid-March, as officials scrambled to slow the spread of the deadliest pandemic in more than a century, restaurants and theaters saw jobWashington Post