Michigan Democrat to introduce plan to create ‘digital literacy’ commission

Michigan Democrat to introduce plan to create ‘digital literacy’ commission

This post was originally published on this siteRep. Brenda Lawrence (D-Mich.) is proposing that the government create a new inter-agency commission to improve digital literacy nationwide. The Digital Literacy and Equity Commission will be helmed by the secretary of Education, or a delegate…

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Fauci: Omicron will infect ‘just about everybody’

Fauci: Omicron will infect ‘just about everybody’

This post was originally published on this siteInfectious disease expert and White House chief medical adviser Anthony Fauci said Tuesday that “just about everybody” will eventually be infected with the omicron variant of the coronavirus. “Omicron, with its extraordinary, unprecedented…

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Biden administration to announce additional purchase of 500,000 AstraZeneca Covid-19 treatment courses

Biden administration to announce additional purchase of 500,000 AstraZeneca Covid-19 treatment courses

This post was originally published on this siteThe Biden administration is expected on Wednesday to announce the purchase of additional courses of a Covid-19 treatment manufactured by drugmaker AstraZeneca.

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Facebook Faces Federal Monopoly Lawsuit Again

Facebook Faces Federal Monopoly Lawsuit Again

This post was originally published on this site  The federal government’s monopoly lawsuit against Facebook is back. The past few years have made it abundantly clear that the feds have it out for Facebook, what with the plethora of congressional hearings about the social media giant’s practices and an antitrust...

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Electoral Count Act: What is it, how did it play a role in the 2020 election and Jan. 6, and why are there calls to change it?

Electoral Count Act: What is it, how did it play a role in the 2020 election and Jan. 6, and why are there calls to change it?

This post was originally published on this siteThe Electoral Count Act was created to provide clarity around contesting election results. Lawmakers and experts say it needs a second look.     

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Is Inflation a Microeconomic Problem? That’s What Biden’s Competition Push Is Betting

Is Inflation a Microeconomic Problem? That’s What Biden’s Competition Push Is Betting

This post was originally published on this siteEfforts to boost the economy’s supply side such as in meat and shipping might underplay bigger forces, such as excess demand.

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Grocery stores still have empty shelves amid supply chain disruptions, omicron and winter storms

Grocery stores still have empty shelves amid supply chain disruptions, omicron and winter storms

This post was originally published on this siteFood shortages are continuing in 2022 and are being reported nationwide. They impact produce, meat, cereal, canned goods and more as inflation rises.     

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Will New York Copy California’s Most Successful Housing Reform?

Will New York Copy California’s Most Successful Housing Reform?

This post was originally published on this site  In a truly rare turn of events, California’s successful approach to legalizing more types of housing is serving as inspiration for reforms elsewhere in the country. Over the past several years, lawmakers in the Golden State have passed a suite of bills...

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Consumer Prices Jumped at Fastest Pace Since 1982

Consumer Prices Jumped at Fastest Pace Since 1982

This post was originally published on this siteThe Consumer Price Index increased at the fastest pace in 40 years, a new report showed.

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Pandemic reversing gains in wealth gap globally: report

Pandemic reversing gains in wealth gap globally: report

This post was originally published on this siteThe coronavirus pandemic is reversing gains that had been made in the global wealth gap, according to a report released Tuesday by The World Bank.The World Bank found global income inequality has increased amid the pandemic, reversing…

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