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Bill and Melinda Gates warn of “immunity inequality” in annual letter

Bill and Melinda Gates warned in their annual letter Wednesday that the lasting legacy of the coronavirus pandemic could be “immunity inequality” — a wide…

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World’s richest got wealthier during pandemic while inequality grew for the rest

Almost every country in the world is likely to see an increase in inequality because of the pandemic, according to a new report. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/world/world-s-richest-become-wealthier-during-covid-pandemic-inequality-grows-n1255506…

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Banks cash in as Wall Street blows out Main Street

America’s big banks capped off a winning year, led by soaring Wall Street-facing business lines. Why it matters: Banks cashed in on the white-hot IPO…

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Pandemic reveals tale of 2 Californias like never before

SACRAMENTO — The tale of two Californias has never been clearer. As Bay Area tech workers set up home offices to avoid coronavirus exposure, grocers,…

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The Southern state where Black voters are gaining in numbers, but not power

Georgia’s fast-changing demographics — its multiracial contingent of newcomers, as well as college-educated and working class urbanites and suburbanites — are a big reason why…

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Dear Georgia

It’s up to you. It really is. The Senate race in your state means EVERYTHING to Georgia, and to all Americans who are suffering during…

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Ten billionaires reap $400bn boost to wealth during pandemic

Covid-19 pushed many into poverty but brought huge benefits for some of the wealthiest, renewing calls for fairer taxes Coronavirus – latest updates Coronavirus –…

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Biden’s big challenge: A growing racial wealth gap

When he takes office on Jan. 20, Joe Biden will face a gap between Black and white wealth that has grown into a yawning chasm…

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Live Updates: Election Day Voter Suppression Reports Pour In As America Casts Ballots In Record Numbers

Whether it’s through voting machines that were not operating correctly (read: broken) once polling places opened or if those polling places even opened at all,…

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Wealthier hospitals stockpiling N95 masks leave nursing homes scrambling

“Without PPE, you lose to this virus.” Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/health/health-news/state-mask-stockpiling-orders-are-hurting-nursing-homes-small-clinics-n1245395 Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article Was Written/Published By:…

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American university investigates students intentionally contracting coronavirus to sell their plasma

<p>Brigham Young University-Idaho says it is ‘deeply troubled’ by reports of students purposely contracting the novel virus</p> Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/brigham-young-university-idaho-coronavirus-investigation-students-selling-plasma-byu-b1037970.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story…

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JPMorgan commits $30 billion to fight the racial wealth gap

Data: Fortune 500, Axios analysis of company statements, get the data; Chart: Andrew Witherspoon, Naema Ahmed/Axios JPMorgan Chase announced Thursday a $30 billion investment over the next five…

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Healthy US economy failed to narrow racial gaps in 2019

The solid growth that the United States enjoyed before the viral pandemic paralyzed the economy this spring failed to reduce racial disparities in Americans’ income…

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Poor Households Spend Nearly Four Times as Much on Utilities as Well-Off Ones

Low-income households of color tend to spend a bigger share of their income on energy bills. New research from the American Council for an Energy-Efficient…

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Harris: ‘We do have 2 systems of justice in America’

Democratic vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris said President Donald Trump and Attorney General William Barr are “spending full time” in a different reality when it…

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LGBT+ Americans disproportionately hit by pandemic’s economic effects

<p>Gay and trans people are 30 per cent more likely to have lost their jobs</p> Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/coronavirus-lgbt-us-economy-gay-jobs-loss-poll-a9705421.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it…

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Hispanic and Black children facing higher rates of COVID-19 hospitalization: CDC

A new report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reveals that Hispanic and Black children have been affected by the coronavirus pandemic at…

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U.S. lacks plan for getting vaccine to communities of color devastated by virus

The United States is mounting the largest vaccination effort in its history — without a plan on how to reach racial and ethnic groups that…

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Rich and poor Americans are living in different coronavirus economies

The coronavirus-driven recession is creating two parallel economic realities and they are growing further apart by the day. What’s happening: Many people with financial assets and…

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Ten myths about the racial wealth gap

For years, there’s been a popular notion — even among some Black people — that the wealth difference between white and Black Americans could be…

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In New York’s Harlem, small businesses reel from coronavirus toll on Black communities

“I’m expecting that from the Black perspective Harlem is going to come back very different. When the nation bleeds, Harlem hemorrhages.” Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/nbcblk/new-york-s-harlem-small-businesses-reel-coronavirus-toll-black-n1233891 Droolin’ Dog…

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