Ramiro & Sons is old-school to the point where it feels like time travel. Nino and his mother, Kim, have run the place since before Ramiro died in 2005, and many employees have worked there 15 to 25 years. Credit cards are useless — Kim Hernandez refuses to add a point of sale system like Square or Fusion that would take a cut of the profits. Not coincidentally, the price for two burritos big enough to fill a meatloaf pan comes to just over $17 (with guacamole). … [Read more...] about Burrito crisis: We leap to a convenient future in this pandemic, and risk losing everything
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Some investors could be starting to heed that advice. Last week, riskier bond funds suffered their first outflow in 19 weeks, ending the longest streak of inflows since 2013, according to Bank of America. Equity funds recorded their first outflow in four weeks. … [Read more...] about Does BP’s conversion signal the end of Big Oil?
Hallie Chewing, 19, a rising junior at Liberty University serves customer, Kora Mayo, 6, a cookie dough with rainbow sprinkles cone at Blue Cow Ice Cream on July 13, 2020, in Roanoke, Va. Owner Carolyn Kiser said she’s seen an increase in job applications, although Blue Cow hasn’t needed to hire as many workers as usual. She said the ice cream shop typically employs a lot of students. (Stephanie Klein-Davis/The Roanoke Times via AP) less … [Read more...] about Virginia teens see pandemic-related shifts in summer jobs
“With Robin, I was young. I was a dick. I’ve never been good at relationships. My mother’s never been good at relationships, and my father’s never been good at relationships. All my friends always had another woman in their life. I call it my ‘baseline bottom’—a lot of drugs, liquor, violence, and sex, where I’m not trying to improve myself as a person. I have intimacy problems. I cannot believe that I have a decent relationship now with my wife. I can’t believe it. It’s just something that I want to do. I’m very clear now, and this is what I want to do. With me being loyal and faithful to my wife, my demons are saying, ‘What are you gonna do, Mike? You gonna fuck this one girl for the rest of your life?’ That’s what my demons tell me, but I’m very familiar with my demons, and I know where my demons take me.” … [Read more...] about Mike Tyson Opens Up About His Rape Conviction, Brad Pitt, and Love of Pinkberry
If mounting international pressure coincides with an economic slowdown and job losses, China could change, speculates Lai. "That doesn't mean that the Communist Party will collapse," he adds. "But it might mean that Xi would have to step down and a more liberal government will take over and slowly we will be on the right way." But there is no sign of this happening anytime soon. … [Read more...] about Why pro-democracy troublemaker Jimmy Lai is the only Hong Kong multi-millionaire standing up to China