Voting rights groups urge Supreme Court to let order for redrawn Alabama congressional map stand

This post was originally published on this siteLawyers for the NAACP Legal Defense Fund and other groups told the Supreme Court on Wednesday that it should leave in place a lower court opinion ordering Alabama to redraw its congressional map.

U.S. troops to head to Eastern Europe as Russia masses forces on Ukraine’s border

This post was originally published on this sitePentagon press secretary John Kirby announced Wednesday that thousands of U.S. troops will be sent to Eastern Europe. The move comes during a major military buildup of Russian forces near Ukraine.

America’s $30 Trillion National Debt Should Be a Wake Up Call

This post was originally published on this site  America’s national debt exceeded $10 trillion for the first time ever in October 2008. By mid-September 2017 the national debt had doubled to $20 trillion. That was so recently that it probably feels like the week before last. Remember Donald Trump issuing a threat of nuclear war […]

WHO warns nations about lifting COVID-19 restrictions

This post was originally published on this siteThe director general of the World Health Organization warned countries against lifting their COVID-19 restrictions, saying “this virus is dangerous, and it continues to evolve before our very eyes.”“We’re concerned that a narrative has taken hold in…

Pentagon to deploy 3,000 troops to Europe as tensions spike with Russia over Ukraine

This post was originally published on this siteThe Pentagon will send 3,000 troops to Germany, Romania and Poland this week. President Joe Biden had put 8,500 troops on heightened alert last week.     

US boosts European troops amid fears Russia may invade Ukraine

This post was originally published on this siteThe US president is to send troops to Poland and Germany amid fears of a Russian invasion of Ukraine.

White House braces for weak jobs report after Omicron surge coincides with data collection

This post was originally published on this siteWhite House officials are bracing for an unusually weak January jobs report due to Omicron cases peaking at the same time the monthly employment survey data was collected.

Rise in Inventories Sounds an Alarm About Inflation

This post was originally published on this siteThe move doesn’t signal waning demand. It shows how entrenched higher prices have already become.

Will California become the first state to pay Black people reparations?

This post was originally published on this siteCalifornia is the first state in the nation to seriously consider some form of reparations for Black Americans.     

Milwaukee Bucks exec turned Democratic Senate candidate releases economic plan

This post was originally published on this siteWisconsin Democratic Senate candidate Alex Lasry on Wednesday released an economic plan that he says will put more money in the pockets of Wisconsinites.In the plan, Lasry calls for the passage of Wisconsin Sen. Tammy Baldwin’s (D) Made in America…

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