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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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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China’s Bitcoin Crackdown Is Good for America

China’s Bitcoin Crackdown Is Good for America

This post was originally published on this site  It’s something of a running joke that China bans bitcoin every year. It’s not hard to see why the famously centralized Chinese state might look askance at a fundamentally decentralized and uncontrollable tool for monetary sovereignty, especially at a time when the...

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DOJ Creates New, Dedicated Domestic Terrorism Unit

DOJ Creates New, Dedicated Domestic Terrorism Unit

This post was originally published on this site One year after the Capitol insurrection, the DOJ is building a new unit focused on domestic terrorism.

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CDC eyes recommending higher quality masks: report

CDC eyes recommending higher quality masks: report

This post was originally published on this siteThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is looking at recommending that Americans wear higher quality masks amid the omicron surge, a CDC official told The Washington Post.“The agency is currently actively looking to update its…

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Record 1.35M new COVID-19 cases recorded in US

Record 1.35M new COVID-19 cases recorded in US

This post was originally published on this siteThe U.S. recorded 1.35 million new COVID-19 cases on Monday, according to a Reuters tally, shattering the record for most coronavirus infections reported in one day.Monday’s case count broke the previous record set on Jan. 3 when 1.03 million…

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20 million in China now under lockdowns ahead of Olympics

20 million in China now under lockdowns ahead of Olympics

This post was originally published on this siteChina placed a third city on lockdown this week, bringing the number of people in the country confined to their homes to nearly 20 million just weeks before the start of the Olympics, according to The Associated Press.Officials late Monday…

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