Archive for October 10th, 2021

October 10th, 2021 - 1:59 pm § in Business, Economics, Politics

Ending unemployment benefits didn’t ease worker shortage

Republicans were wrong again. Earlier this year, even as the Covid-19 summer surge gained momentum, they insisted on ending pandemic unemployment benefits, arguing they kept employers from overcoming labor shortages. How hungry employers actually are for workers — excepting low-paying, bad job[...]

October 10th, 2021 - 12:04 am § in Misc.

How to handle bear encounters

If you encounter a bear, do you know what to do? Don’t feel bad, neither do I. And, unfortunately, it’s complicated. But common sense counts for a lot. “Don’t feed the bears.” Never. And don’t leave food where they can get it, either. If you find yourself face-to-[...]