Leslie Marshall joined Fox News Channel as a contributor in 2009; providing analysis on both political and social issues from a liberal point of view. A nationally syndicated talk host, whose program, "The Leslie Marshall Show" can be heard on radio, stream, "Tune In," "The Progressive Voices Radio Network," and "The Armed Forces Radio Network." … [Read more...] about Leslie Marshall: Are Democratic congressional leaders too old? AOC and Pelosi have very different views
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After the banner was ordered down, William Coleman, the embassy spokesman, said Harris's reason for putting it up was to "communicate a message of solidarity with Americans concerned with racism, especially racial violence against African Americans" but said it was taken down to avoid the "misperception" that taxpayer dollars were used to support an organization. … [Read more...] about Black Lives Matter banner hung at US Embassy in South Korea ordered down
In South Korea, citizens have also voiced support for the anti-racism and police reform movement, showing up in demonstrations over the past week with signs saying “May George Floyd Rest in Peace” and “Koreans for Black Lives Matter.” … [Read more...] about US Embassy in Seoul supports protests with Black Lives Matter banner
Some hospitals and nursing homes are easing their draconian visiting restrictions. Near New Orleans, the Heart of Hospice’s COVID inpatient unit goes further, allowing two family members to visit a patient each day for as long as they like, appropriately gowned and masked. No staff or relatives are known to have been infected there, and the family death vigil is a daily occurrence. Willie J. Smith felt blessed that he could be at his father’s side when he died, playing him Luther Vandross’ “Dancing With My Father” on his cellphone. “If he had died alone,” said Smith, “I would have felt less than a man, less than a son, less than a human being.” … [Read more...] about How COVID pandemic is reshaping rituals of death and the way we mourn
These hedge-fund luminaries have lately been quite explicit with their reasons for allocating to the asset. Former Legg Mason CEO Bill Miller pointed to the unprecedented pace of money printing by the Federal Reserve and said of bitcoin: “It’s a technological innovation like we’ve never seen before, and it’s gaining acceptance every day.” Investor Stanley Druckenmiller, who famously participated in George Soros’s bet against the Bank of England, compared bitcoin favorably to gold and cited its 12-year track record and growing credibility. Hedge-fund icon Paul Tudor Jones, known for his currency bets, said an interview: “I came to the conclusion that bitcoin was going to be the best of the inflation trades — the defensive trades.” So if you think governments and central banks around the world might be successful in their attempts to create higher inflation, and you take Tudor Jones’s analysis to heart, you just might find … [Read more...] about What Explains Bitcoin’s Resurgence?