Archive for May 11th, 2021

May 11th, 2021 - 6:16 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics

Seattle Times: Arizona GOP’s “recount fiasco” imperils elections

Excerpts from a Seattle Times editorial (read it here): “The far right’s undermining of American elections is an ongoing threat to the nation’s future. An Arizona state Senate-commissioned ‘audit’ of November ballots is not just a regional farce, but an escalation against democ[...]

May 11th, 2021 - 5:55 pm § in Israel/Palestine

Photos from the Middle East

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May 11th, 2021 - 5:34 pm § in Foreign Affairs, Israel/Palestine

Middle East: “The open wound of an unresolved conflict”

Sirens wailing, rockets falling; jets screaming, bombs falling; explosions, many explosions; and death, many are dead. It’s an old, familiar story. BBC‘s Middle East correspondent, Jeremy Bowen, writes: “The fundamental reason for the renewed violence does not change. It is the ope[...]

May 11th, 2021 - 2:53 pm § in China, Misc.

PHOTOGRAPHY: People who cross glass bridges should hold onto the railing

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May 11th, 2021 - 2:14 pm § in Economics, News Media

What’s the stock market doing? Nothing that matters.

MAY 11, 2021 — The stock market is, or should be, mostly a big yawn. It goes up, down, back up, down again, etc. ad. infinitum. The best way to manage your portfolio is pay little to no attention to it. Study after study has shown that trying to manage around market swings reduces long-term r[...]

May 11th, 2021 - 12:00 pm § in Economics, Health

5/11/21 Covid-19 headlines

(These story links have been moved to this page to free up space on the Front Page.–Ed.) Why restaurants can’t reopen “THIS IS NOT A WORKER SHORTAGE, THIS IS A WAGE SHORTAGE” Low pay, harder work, and abusive customers are driving former restaurant workers to other jobs. Read story here[...]