Civic Duty to Vote Act would establish mandatory compulsory voting in all federal elections, or…

Civic Duty to Vote Act would establish mandatory compulsory voting in all federal elections, or…

This post was originally published on this siteCivic Duty to Vote Act would establish mandatory compulsory voting in all federal elections, or else you’d face a $20 fine Rep. John Larson (D-CT1) Although you could actually lose a lot more than $20 worth of salary while you wait in an 11-hour line...

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Amazon workers at Staten Island facility vote against unionization

Amazon workers at Staten Island facility vote against unionization

This post was originally published on this siteWorkers at an Amazon facility in Staten Island, N.Y., have voted against unionizing, the first loss for a nascent campaign to organize the e-commerce giant’s American locations. Of the roughly 1,600 workers at the LDJ5 sorting facility, 618 voted against being represented by...

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Biden administration making $3 billion investment in lithium ion battery production

Biden administration making $3 billion investment in lithium ion battery production

This post was originally published on this sitePresident Joe Biden is building on his electric vehicle goal with a $3 billion investment Monday aimed at boosting the US supply of lithium ion batteries through the bipartisan infrastructure package.

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Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose walks tightrope in Tuesday’s GOP primary

Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose walks tightrope in Tuesday’s GOP primary

This post was originally published on this siteSharp rhetoric from a respected Republican election chief underscores Donald Trump’s sway over the GOP 18 months after he lost the presidency.

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Supreme Court says Boston violated First Amendment rights of group seeking to raise a Christian flag outside City Hall

Supreme Court says Boston violated First Amendment rights of group seeking to raise a Christian flag outside City Hall

This post was originally published on this siteThe Supreme Court unanimously ruled Monday that Boston violated the First Amendment rights of a group seeking to briefly raise a Christian flag atop a city flagpole outside of City Hall as a part of a city program celebrating Boston’s greater community.

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Amazon workers lose paid COVID leave

Amazon workers lose paid COVID leave

This post was originally published on this siteAmazon will no longer offer paid time off for employees with COVID-19, according to multiple reports. The online retail giant announced the change, which went into effect on Monday after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention changed its guidance surrounding its handling...

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Mariupol evacuation underway; resolution would authorize US intervention: Live Ukraine updates

Mariupol evacuation underway; resolution would authorize US intervention: Live Ukraine updates

This post was originally published on this siteThe mass evacuation of Mariupol began with Ukrainian authorities hoping thousands more residents would escape the devastated city. Live updates.     

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Why the Federal Reserve Keeps Underestimating Inflation

Why the Federal Reserve Keeps Underestimating Inflation

This post was originally published on this siteA Q&A with Dartmouth economist Andrew Levin about the economic risks the U.S. is facing and why the central bank got it so wrong.

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Biden’s $1.9T stimulus caused inflation, critics say. But others argue it saved the economy.

Biden’s $1.9T stimulus caused inflation, critics say. But others argue it saved the economy.

This post was originally published on this siteSome economists say Biden’s $1.9T American Rescue Plan was a big contributor to inflation. Others say the stimulus saved the economy.     

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