Archive for August 17th, 2021

August 17th, 2021 - 6:34 pm § in Business, Economics

Help wanted

Given a tight labor market, I’d guess these jobs will go unfilled. Read story here. Return to The-Ave.US Home Page[...]

August 17th, 2021 - 6:20 pm § in America, China, Foreign Affairs

Afghan debacle increases risk of war between U.S. and China

A couple days ago I wrote (here), “I’m concerned about a couple of things. One is whether our withdrawal from Afghanistan will be interpreted in Beijing as a lack of resolve and embolden China’s dictator to attack Taiwan.” I wasn’t imagining things. And it didn’t take lon[...]

August 17th, 2021 - 5:16 pm § in Health, Humor

How to handle booster backlash

“Global health advocates are pushing back on the Biden administration’s anticipated plans to start offering Americans a booster dose of coronavirus vaccine, arguing it will only deepen global inequalities,” The Hill reported on Tuesday, August 17, 2021. “Biden officials are s[...]