"We have previously called for a rise in public investment in digital and green technologies to promote long-term sustainable growth and lift demand in the short term. This is even more urgent today with economies having been hit so hard," the OECD said in its report. … [Read more...] about This is the worst peacetime recession in 100 years, OECD says
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"I want to be unambiguous: Facebook does not profit from hate," Nick Clegg, the company's vice president of global affairs and communications, wrote in the letter. "Billions of people use Facebook and Instagram because they have good experiences — they don’t want to see hateful content, our advertisers don’t want to see it, and we don’t want to see it. There is no incentive for us to do anything but remove it." … [Read more...] about Facebook claims it ‘does not profit from hate’ in open letter
Dr. Dave says a virus typically has a lifespan of three to five days on a hard surface. It goes down to only one day on something like cardboard. And when it comes to clothing, it lives a few hours at the most. Dr. Dave also says getting the virus while on a walk is extremely difficult, because moving makes it hard for the virus to land on you. … [Read more...] about Ask Dr. Dave Hnida: How Much Does Wearing A Mask Help Prevent Coronavirus?
By contrast, under the American Workforce Rescue Act, an involuntarily jobless individual is entitled to drastically higher benefits when the unemployment rate is 10 percent than she is when that rate is 5.9 percent. This makes some sense in macroeconomic terms. But it’s a bit bizarre as a matter of economic justice. Why should the prevalence of unemployment determine how much support any individual unemployed person deserves? America’s most vulnerable workers — often nonwhite, disabled, or formerly incarcerated — are typically the last to find decent jobs during a recovery. Thus, making UI benefits less generous when the unemployment rate dips under 6 percent effectively makes such benefits less generous once the pool of workers eligible for them becomes most disadvantaged. … [Read more...] about GOP Hopes to Revive Economy by Making Life Harder for Unemployed
"I'll take a backseat to no one with respect to what our administration and President Trump has done to hold Vladimir Putin accountable when he's engaged in malign activity," the secretary continued. "And should we find out that there's evidence that he's putting our soldiers, sailors, airmen and Marines at risk anywhere in the world, including in Afghanistan, I am very confident that President Trump will direct me -- and he himself will respond -- appropriately." … [Read more...] about Baier presses Pompeo on bounty report: ‘Does the Russian government have American blood on its hands’?