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Biden to propose $2 trillion infrastructure, jobs plan...

(USA Today) - President Joe Biden will unveil a $2 trillion plan Wednesday to rebuild the nation's aging infrastructure, support electric...

The Growing Gap Between CEO and Worker Pay

(Common Dreams) - While working families are suffering under the pandemic, corporate boards have bent the rules to protect massive...

Forget $15 an Hour — the Minimum Wage Should Be $24

(The Intercept) - The minimum wage once went up hand in hand with the productivity of the U.S. economy. It should again.

The Mother of All Stock-Market Bubbles

(Yahoo News) - By Warren Buffett’s criteria, current stock prices are their most overvalued at least since World War II.

Texas Companies Are Forcing Employees to Use Vacation Time...

(Truth Out) - Dozens of employers in Texas are forcing their employees to dig into their vacation time to account for days they didn’t...

Millions of jobs probably aren’t coming back, even after...

(WaPo) - The United States needs to invest more in retraining workers, economists warn. Businesses are planning for a future where...

US economy will need support for ‘some time’, Fed’s Powell...

(Aljazeera) - Recovery for the world’s largest economy remains ‘uneven and far from complete’, the Fed’s Jerome Powell tells Congress.

Wall St drops after J&J vaccine data, GameStop effect weighs

(Reuters) - U.S. stock indexes dropped, closing out the Friday session with the biggest weekly fall since October, as investors gauged...

Child care problems skyrocketed under COVID. Women paid...

(USA Today) - A USA TODAY analysis of new Census data shows that Americans missed more work than ever before due to child care problems...

50% of workforce would forgo vacation for remote work

(TechRepublic) - A new poll also confirms that despite nearly 68% of companies being back to the office, 86% of employers are allowing...

US-China trade war cost up to 245,000 jobs

(Aljazeera) - The United States-China trade war was launched by Trump on the premise of shielding US jobs, but a study published on...

Big firms gave $1.1m to Republicans who objected to Biden’s...

(Aljazeera) - Six of the biggest money managers gave a combined $1.1m to Republican lawmakers who objected to certifying United States...