The MAGA phenomenon has never been about economics – The Washington Post

The New York Times gives the GOP too much credit when it declares that “Republicans have offered very little to advance the economic interests of blue-collar workers.” The phrase “offered…

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Senate Democrats limit eligibility for stimulus checks in $1.9 trillion COVID bill – CBS News

Washington — President Biden and moderate Senate Democrats have struck a deal to limit eligibility for direct stimulus checks to Americans, lowering the income level for those who would qualify…

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Biden limits eligibility for stimulus payments under pressure from moderate Senate Democrats – The Washington Post

Under the plan passed by the House last week, individuals earning below $75,000 per year and couples making up to $150,000 per year would qualify for the full $1,400 stimulus…

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Economics, National Security, and the Competition with China – War on the Rocks

Bookended by the global financial crisis and the COVID-19 pandemic over the last 13 years, the world has been presented with a third existential shock that is the defining drama…

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Livestream: FBI Director Wray Testifies On Riot, Extremism – NPR

FBI Director Christopher Wray arrives to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee on the Jan. 6th insurrection on Capitol Hill on Tuesday. Mandel Ngan/Pool/AFP via Getty Images hide caption toggle…

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Rethinking Economics – IMF F&D – International Monetary Fund

Download PDF The pandemic tests a new policymaking benchmark that includes civil society and social norms Many workers deemed essential during the pandemic—such as those in eldercare, supermarkets, and distribution…

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UW Economics Team’s Paper Named Top Article by National Journal | News | University of Wyoing – University of Wyoming News

March 1, 2021 When a University of Wyoming Department of Economics team produced a research paper on the net benefits to social distancing policies during the height of the COVID-19…

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U.S. Stocks Climb as Bond Markets Calm – The Wall Street Journal

U.S. stocks surged Monday as a weekslong advance in government bond yields stalled, easing investors’ jitters over rising interest rates.The Dow Jones Industrial Average soared 681 points, or 2.2%, in…

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3rd stimulus check: How much, who’s eligible and when to expect it – WDIV ClickOnDetroit

Congress is expected to approve another round of stimulus checks to most Americans in March -- here’s what you need to know.The House passed a $1.9 trillion pandemic relief package…

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