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Trump's tax filings can be subpoenaed by the Manhattan attorney general, but not -- yet -- by Congress

It's official: The Supreme Court has removed Team Trump’s ability to argue that the president resides atop Olympus

A study documented the number of attacks, ranging from frivolous lawsuits to violence, on individuals who raised concerns about human-rights abuses in various industries in 2019: ⚒Mining: 143 🚜Agribusiness: 85 🗑Waste disposal: 51 ☀️Renewables: 47

A goal for the next administration should be to restore employment to early 2020 levels by the 2022 midterm elections through: 🏡Payments to households 💰Government spending 💸Hiring directly

In the two-front battle for his tax records, President Donald Trump can chalk up one as a loss, and the other as a draw

A spectacular rally in China stocks can only mean a 2015-style bust is around the corner, right? @shuli_ren  explains why this time is different

Only 12.4% of school principals say they are “extremely confident” in their school or district’s ability to “preserve the health of staff and students” if school opens in the fall

Trump's demand to reopen the schools, like his order to reopen the economy, will be ignored. @fdwilkinson  has the polling numbers

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US 📈A failure to ramp up testing let the virus spread far and wide in the U.S. Instead of coordinating a coherent national response, President Trump has downplayed the threat of the infection and left decisions to insufficiently supported states

This alarming chart illustrates the poor job the U.S. has done in containing Covid-19 compared to the European Union, a bigger region of independent countries that suffered an earlier outbreak. What is America doing wrong?

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Global supply chains are breaking, borders rising within nation-states, stock exchanges are convulsing with fear, and recession looms over the global economy. The coronavirus has disrupted world order

The most misleading cliche about the coronavirus is that it treats us all the same. It doesn’t. It exacerbates preexisting conditions of inequality wherever it goes, and before long, uprisings will be one of the side effects

People who deactivated Facebook in a study were happier afterward, reporting higher levels of life satisfaction and lower levels of depression and anxiety. That change is equal to about 25-40% of the beneficial effect typically reported for psychotherapy

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Let’s take a break from worrying about the apocalypse and celebrate some good news: 👴🏾We're living longer 🍊We're healthier 👧🏼Child mortality is down 💵Poverty is decreasing 📖Literacy is increasing 🔫We're killing each other less

Ebola has a 50% death rate. If you got infected, you’d most likely die. Covid-19 has a 3.4% death rate. Obviously not as bad as Ebola—but that makes it up to 34x more deadly than the seasonal flu

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The U.S.’s decline started with little things that people got used to: 🚧Empty construction sites 🛣️Roads and buildings that took forever to finish 🚑Unpredictable and enormous hospital bills 🏡6% real-estate commissions

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