Lawmakers increasingly anxious about US efforts against Russian hackers

Lawmakers increasingly anxious about US efforts against Russian hackers

This post was originally published on this siteFive months after President Biden met with Russian President Vladimir Putin and urged him to take a stand against ransomware attacks emanating from his country, lawmakers are beginning to chafe at what they view as a lack of results from the…

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Fed Programs Have Kept Finance Flowing to Fossil Fuels

Fed Programs Have Kept Finance Flowing to Fossil Fuels

This post was originally published on this siteThe world’s biggest banks and investors recently pledged at the Glasgow climate conference to crimp the flow of finance to fossil fuels. But oil-and-gas companies have logged record amounts of private-sector financing since the Federal Reserve’s 2020 interest-rate cuts and corporate bond-buying programs.

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Inflation is at 30-year highs. Here’s how it’s hurt past presidents

Inflation is at 30-year highs. Here’s how it’s hurt past presidents

This post was originally published on this site One of the lessons from inflationary eras past is that voters are less interested in causal responsibility than in forcing a change. In other words, if you are in office now, you are holding the bag. (Image credit: Denver Post/Denver Post via...

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Wisconsin Republicans Push to Take Over the State’s Elections

Wisconsin Republicans Push to Take Over the State’s Elections

This post was originally published on this siteLed by Senator Ron Johnson, G.O.P. officials want to eliminate a bipartisan elections agency — and maybe send its members to jail.

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