Biden’s Economic Team Suggests Focus on Workers and Income Equality – The New York Times

WASHINGTON — President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr. formally announced his top economic advisers on Monday, choosing a team that is stocked with champions of organized labor and marginalized workers, signaling…

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Trump losing Twitter followers since election – as Biden gains them – The Guardian

Donald Trump has been losing Twitter followers since he lost the presidential election to Joe Biden – while the Democratic president-elect has been adding them. Trump will no longer receive…

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Nikola’s stock tumbles after new supply deal with General Motors doesn’t include equity stake – MarketWatch

Shares of Nikola Corp. NKLA, -24.06% sank 15.2% in premarket trading Monday, after the battery- and hydrogen-electric vehicle maker said it signed an new supply agreement with General Motors Co.…

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The Stock Market’s Rally Is Finally Widening – The Wall Street Journal

A wide range of stocks have powered the November market rally, a broadening of support beyond the few highflying companies that propelled indexes earlier this year. With a drumbeat of…

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Biden names Neera Tanden, Cecilia Rouse to economic team – NBC News

President-elect Joe Biden on Monday tapped Neera Tanden to lead the Office of Management and Budget and Cecilia Rouse to chair the Council of Economic Advisers, his presidential transition said…

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Faith takes the forefront as Georgia Senate runoffs heat up – Associated Press

ATLANTA (AP) — Bishop Reginald Jackson stepped to the microphone at a drive-in rally outside a church in southwest Atlanta as his voice carried over a loudspeaker and the radio…

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Book Review: Good Economics for Hard Times: Better Answers to Our Biggest Problems by Abhijit V. Banerjee and Esther Duflo – USAPP American Politics and Policy (blog)

In Good Economics for Hard Times: Better Answers to Our Biggest Problems, Nobel-Prize winning economists Abhijit V. Banerjee and Esther Duflo carefully lay out evidence to provide a grounded approach to…

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Tony Hsieh Had a 2 Word Employment Policy at Zappos. It Was Absolute Genius, and It’s Even More Poignant Now – Inc.com

There are many good reasons to remember Tony Hsieh, but I keep thinking about one in particular: an unusual employment policy at Zappos, where Hsieh was CEO for two decades.It's even more poignant after Hsieh…

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Why the stock market’s COVID vaccine-inspired rally could soon face a big test – MarketWatch

It paid to look ahead in November as stock-market investors cheered progress on COVID-19 vaccines by rushing into shares of companies expected to benefit the most from a return to…

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