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School cafeterias forced to scramble amid supply chain woes

The supply chain shortages hitting the entire country are leaving school cafeterias short of items from utensils to syrup packets. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/politics-news/supply-chain-woes-hit-school-cafeterias-leaving-administrators-scrambling-make-n1281560 Droolin’ Dog sniffed…

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The ABCs of Big Oil: How Big Oil Killed Our Political Imagination

On The ABCs of Big Oil, a new podcast miniseries produced in collaboration with Drilled, my co-host Amy Westervelt and I have been exploring the…

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New bipartisan bill to counter China’s economic coercion

A bipartisan group of lawmakers has announced a new bill that would establish an interagency task force to craft a response to China’s use of…

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White House vows to treat climate change as “systemic” financial risk

A new White House report released Friday morning says climate change poses “systemic risks” to the U.S. financial system, and presents a “roadmap” to building…

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Mustang GT sits atop the American-made auto index

Researchers at the Kogod School of Business have released the 2021 version of the American Auto Index. The American Auto Index looks at which vehicles…

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U.S. unemployment claims fall to lowest level since pandemic

The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits fell to its lowest level since the pandemic began, a sign the job market is still improving…

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Sanders blaming spending bill delay on corporate lobbying

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) on Wednesday said that efforts to finalize and vote on a roughly $3.5 trillion dollar Democratic spending bill is being delayed…

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Social Security checks to rise 5.9 percent, most in decades

About 64 million people who receive Social Security benefits will begin to receive a bigger check from the federal government in January. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/white-house/social-security-checks-going-5-9-percent-highest-increase-decades-n1281414 Droolin’…

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Walmart, FedEx, UPS will move to operate ’24/7′ to ease supply chain bottlenecks, WH says

Backups at key U.S. ports in California have doubled the time it takes for some products to arrive from Asia. Biden’s administration promises a “90-day…

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White House scrambles to address looming Christmas crisis

President Joe Biden is rushing to relieve congestion across the nation’s complex shipping supply chain as it threatens to disrupt the holiday season for millions…

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The pandemic is causing labor, product and service shortages

Whatever it is you might want or need — at work, at play or at home — you’re going to have to wait. Why it…

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U.S. employers add a weak 194,000 jobs as Delta maintains hold

U.S. employers added just 194,000 jobs in September, a second straight tepid gain and evidence that the pandemic still has a grip on the economy…

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What’s behind the rising energy prices

Energy prices are climbing around the world amid a perfect storm of extreme weather, rising power demand, and supply constraints. It’s roiling markets overseas, with…

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In deep red West Virginia, Biden’s $3.5tn spending proposal is immensely popular

Working-class people – even Trump voters – understand the Build Back Better plan will benefit them Elizabeth Masters isn’t a natural Joe Biden supporter. A…

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A record number of cargo ships are stuck outside LA. What’s happening?

Port complex of Los Angeles and Long Beach, already the busiest in the US, has seen major traffic this week as imports boom Southern California…

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Puerto Rico’s new minimum wage: ‘Not enough, but a starting point’

Puerto Rico raised its minimum wage for the first time in over a decade. But the high cost of living is a challenge that keeps…

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Pro-tax millionaires call for rejection of infrastructure package without spending plan

A group of pro-tax millionaires is calling on progressives to reject the bipartisan infrastructure bill the Senate passed last month unless the multi-trillion dollar reconciliation package…

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Massive savings “war chest” could drive growth as COVID relief ends

Economists expect the pace of economic growth to cool off now that government transfer payments like stimulus checks and emergency unemployment benefits are in the…

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Biden looks to climate to sell economic agenda

President Biden is trying to return the focus to his economic agenda as the White House ratchets up its messaging effort on the massive spending…

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House Democrats will consider $2.9T in tax hikes — mostly on the wealthy and corporations

House Democrats will consider as much as $2.9 trillion in tax hikes for the next 10 years — mostly on the extremely wealthy and corporate…

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Pandemic unemployment benefits just expired. What will families do now?

An estimated 7.5 million people will be affected. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/business/business-news/pandemic-unemployment-benefits-just-expired-what-will-families-do-now-n1278495 Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article Was Written/Published…

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Automakers gear up for an all-electric future

The car industry’s looming green transition has big implications for the countries that rely on it. Source: https://www.politico.eu/article/carmakers-electric-future-green-technology/ Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and…

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