Category Archives: Daily Digest

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    Daily Digest 7/28 – How Police Unions Fight Reform, What Every Kid Should Learn About Debt

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    Tuesday, July 28, 2020, 7:09 AM

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    • After Delays, Republicans Rolled Out A New Pandemic Relief Bill. Democrats Balked
    • A troubling pandemic thought: Are THESE the good old days?
    • Ohio’s businesses were all for mask mandates. Then politics got in the way.
    • One question still dogs Trump: Why not try harder to solve the coronavirus crisis?
    • House Passes Bill To Create Smithsonian American Latino Museum
    • Mayors ask Congress to ban deployment of militarized federal agents in cities as Trump mulls sending in more
    • Ballot Condom for Safe Voting
    • Three things every kid should learn about debt
    • How Police Unions Fight Reform
    • Offshore wind in Europe won’t need subsidies much longer
    • States are warning people about suspicious packages of seeds that appear to be from China

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    Daily Digest 7/27 – FAANG Slashing Software Engineering Jobs During Pandemic, Can Coronavirus Cause Heart Damage?

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    Monday, July 27, 2020, 7:00 AM

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    • FAANG is slashing software engineering jobs during COVID-19
    • Three Injured as Rival Armed Militias Converge on Louisville
    • An Air Force Special Operations Surveillance Plane Is Lurking Near Portland During Federal Crackdown
    • The Small Biz Double-Dip: Temp Companies Got Cheap Government Money, Got Paid by Clients for the Same Workers
    • We’re Publishing Thousands of Police Discipline Records That New York Kept Secret for Decades
    • ‘I am someone’s daughter too’: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s speech denouncing Republican’s sexist slur, in full
    • The Daily: The Mistakes That New York Made
    • Scientists in China believe new drug can stop pandemic ‘without vaccine’
    • A Texas hospital overwhelmed by the coronavirus may send some patients home to die
    • ‘Trump owes us an apology.’ Chinese scientist at the center of COVID-19 origin theories speaks out
    • Can Coronavirus Cause Heart Damage?
    • FDA says at least 77 hand sanitizer products may be toxic
    • Why This Year’s Locust Invasion Is Setting Off Global Panic

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    Daily Digest 7/26 – Public Transit Officials Fear Virus Could Send Systems Into ‘Death Spiral’, A Vaccine Reality Check

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    Sunday, July 26, 2020, 11:37 AM

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    • Federal agents sent to Seattle area; Mayor Durkan seeks assurances they won’t crack down on protesters
    • Public Transit Officials Fear Virus Could Send Systems Into ‘Death Spiral’
    • Car Insurance Rates to Be Studied for Racial Bias
    • The Atlantic: A Vaccine Reality Check
    • Sentinel surveillance of SARS-CoV-2 in wastewater anticipates the occurrence of COVID-19 cases
    • Texas county stores bodies in trucks as state sets one-day record for COVID-19 deaths
    • The Fat Emperor: Viral Impacts Explained – The PANDA Pandemic Data & Analytics Group
    • A Novel Approach to Treating COVID-19 Using Nutritional and Oxidative Therapies
    • The Beginning Of The End For Gas Flaring
    • China floods and Japan downpour blamed on Indian Ocean hot spot
    • Yangtze deluge tests limits of Three Gorges Dam
    • As Summer Takes Hold, So Do the Jumping Worms

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    Daily Digest 7/24 – Good News Friday: How Helping People Affects Your Brain, COVID-19 Creates ‘Seismic Quiet’ Like No Other

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    Friday, July 24, 2020, 7:03 AM

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    • How Helping People Affects Your Brain
    • Love Is Medicine for Fear
    • Walmart turning 160 of its parking lots into drive-in theaters
    • Supreme Court ruling ‘reaffirmed’ sovereignty
    • Pawtucket woman, 86, creates stuffed animal zoo on front lawn
    • NASA Names Headquarters After ‘Hidden Figure’ Mary W. Jackson
    • VLT Telescope Captures First-Ever Image of a Multi-Planet System around a Sun-like Star
    • With Covid-19, a Seismic Quiet Like No Other
    • To Navigate Risk In a Pandemic, You Need a Color-Coded Chart
    • The Influenza Masks of 1918

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    Daily Digest 7/23 – Rural Industries Adapt to Coronavirus Reality, Why America Is Running Out Of Aluminum Cans

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    Thursday, July 23, 2020, 7:40 AM

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    • In North Carolina, unpaid electric and water bills are driving families and cities to the financial brink
    • Trump threatens to deploy federal agents to Chicago and other U.S. cities led by Democrats
    • Morgan Stanley Is First US Bank to Measure How Dirty Its Investments Are
    • Novavax executives stand to collect millions even if covid-19 vaccine doesn’t work
    • Why America is running out of aluminum cans
    • Impact of children’s loneliness today could manifest in depression for years to come
    • Why Covid-19 might just be the end of the penny
    • Countering COVID-19 impacts on children from low-income households
    • Lung, immune function in kids could protect from severe COVID-19
    • The Quarterly, 2Q2020: Rural Industries Adapt to Coronavirus Reality
    • Arms industry: Gun buys up 95%, ammo 139%, sales to blacks jump 58%
    • World population likely to shrink after mid-century, forecasting major shifts in global population and economic power
    • Wells Fargo plans $10 billion in cuts, posts first quarterly loss since 2008
    • Renewable Energy Is Seizing Market Share During The Pandemic
    • First active leak of sea-bed methane discovered in Antarctica

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    Daily Digest 7/22 – Extended Jobless Benefits To End In Days, Infections Far Higher Than Confirmed But Most Americans Still Not Exposed

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    Wednesday, July 22, 2020, 8:13 AM

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    • As Trump Threatens Secret Police Deployment Nationwide, Democrats Debate Expanding Surveillance Powers And New Money For DHS
    • Federal officers use gas, force on hundreds gathered in downtown Portland Tuesday
    • “The jobs aren’t there”: Why cutting off enhanced unemployment benefits would leave workers in the lurch
    • Extra $600 in jobless benefits ends in days. It could prove “disastrous.”
    • Save your money – Don’t go to College
    • Buying your local newspaper out from a chain: attractive in theory, tougher in practice
    • Coronavirus Infections Far Higher Than Confirmed But Most Americans Still Not Exposed
    • Covid-19 may cause PRIAPISM: infected 62-year-old man suffers from four-hour erection
    • Perspective: The New Stability
    • Op-Ed: As a restaurant server, I’m risking my life to serve you during the pandemic. Please remember that

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    Daily Digest 7/21 – Wall St. Throwing Billions At Gold Miners, Natural Gas Prices Crash As U.S. Exports Fall

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    Tuesday, July 21, 2020, 6:07 AM

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    • Trump plans to send federal law enforcement personnel to Democratic-led U.S. cities
    • ‘Not made of steel’: Navy vet recounts beating by fed officers
    • Trump consults Bush torture lawyer on how to skirt law and rule by decree
    • Wall Street Is Throwing Billions at Once-Shunned Gold Miners
    • Deepfake used to attack activist couple shows new disinformation frontier
    • Hospitals Are Suddenly Short of Young Doctors — Because of Trump’s Visa Ban
    • Coronavirus Vaccine Tracker
    • Civil War vaccination kits, discovered in a drawer, yield genetic clues to how smallpox was defeated
    • Nat Gas Prices Crash As U.S. Exports Fall
    • World’s Largest Producer Of Small Gasoline Engines Files For Bankruptcy
    • The Climate Expert Who Delivered News No One Wanted to Hear

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    Daily Digest 7/20 – The Fed Is Going To Buy Stocks, U.S. Is ‘Sleepwalking Toward Economic Catastrophe’

    by Daily Digest

    Monday, July 20, 2020, 8:18 AM

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    • The Fed Is Going To Buy Stocks
    • More clashes in Mexico over repaying U.S. water debt
    • ‘Less Optimistic’ and ‘More Cautious’: Top C.E.O.s Fret as Virus Cases Rise
    • We are sleepwalking toward economic catastrophe
    • Tomorrow Group-linked shares tumble after China seizes affiliated financial firms
    • $279 a Day: Good Luck Finding a Cheap Rental Car in N.Y.C.
    • Exclusive: Global banks scrutinize their Hong Kong clients for pro-democracy ties – sources
    • How to Reopen the Economy Without Killing Teachers and Parents
    • A Group Of Moms Formed A Human Wall To Protect Portland Protesters From Federal Officers
    • Inside a former missile silo in kansas turned into a luxurious survival condo
    • Trump administration pushing to block new money for testing, tracing and CDC in upcoming coronavirus relief bill
    • Asthma Medicine Hailed as Effective Treatment for COVID-19
    • EU leaders struggle with ‘mission impossible’ at deadlocked recovery summit
    • Tverberg: Why A Great Reset Based On Green Energy Isn’t Possible
    • On the correlation between solar activity and large earthquakes worldwide
    • ‘Once-in-500-years’ storm hits Northland, cutting off Far North from the rest of the country, New Zealand

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    Daily Digest 7/18 – U.S. Shatters Coronavirus Record With 77,000 Cases In A Day, China Buys More U.S. Soybeans

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    Saturday, July 18, 2020, 12:59 PM

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    • ‘The balloon might pop’: Fed’s corporate intervention spurs anxiety
    • Former Fed Chairs Bernanke and Yellen testified on COVID-19 and response to economic crisis
    • Federal Law Enforcement Use Unmarked Vehicles To Grab Protesters Off Portland Streets
    • The Border Patrol Was Responsible for an Arrest in Portland
    • Georgia Governor Brian Kemp Prohibits Cities From Mandating Masks
    • U.S. shatters coronavirus record with over 77,000 cases in a day
    • The Delusion Of A Seamless Reopening Is About To Be Obliterated
    • MAJOR: Iran Claims General Soleimani Was in Possession of Video, Audio Files of Pentagon-ISIS Talks
    • Congress Passes Bill To Build New 35-Mile Overpass Capable Of Housing Millions Of Evicted Americans
    • Why Sweden Succeeded In “Flattening The Curve” And New York Failed
    • A Proposed Origin for SARS-CoV-2 and the COVID-19 Pandemic
    • China buys more U.S. soybeans

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    Daily Digest 7/17 – Good News Friday: Gas Pipeline Done In By Humble Heat Pump, Condor Soared For 100 Miles Without Flapping Wings

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    Friday, July 17, 2020, 7:27 AM

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    • How Pandemics Wreak Havoc—and Open Minds
    • Coronavirus: Another chance to transform the global food trade
    • Amid the Coronavirus Crisis, a Regimen for Reëntry
    • Study finds fenofibrate may downgrade Covid-19 to common cold level
    • Video of 94-year-old great-grandpa flying down a waterslide goes viral
    • Governor Newsom Announces $600 Million in Homekey Funds Now Immediately Available for Local Governments to Purchase Housing for Homeless Californians
    • A Kentucky tattoo shop is offering to cover up hate and gang symbols for free
    • Gigantic Atlantic Coast Gas Pipeline Done In By Humble Household Heat Pump
    • VIDEO: 64K endangered turtles spotted on the edge of Great Barrier Reef
    • Incredible condor soared for 100 miles without flapping its wings

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