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  • August 16, 2021

What’s behind Biden’s declining approval rating?

Last week, President Biden’s agenda took a big step forward with the overwhelmingly bipartisan vote of the US Senate to pass its $ 1.1 trillion infrastructure package. This first step towards an agreement: the House of Representatives still must pass it – It couldn’t come at a better time for Biden either, as the delta…

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Harming the Unemployed: How About Not?

Governor Jared Polis (D). CBS4 Denver reports in yet another request this week from business interests that asked the governor. Jared Polis to prematurely cut the expanded unemployment benefits that the federal government pays to workers until the first week of September, in the hope that doing so will “motivate” those workers to return to…

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young Australian workers excluded from emergency pay

Australians with youth allowance who have lost their jobs due to lockdowns say they are just surviving and are considering suspending their welfare payments because receiving them makes them ineligible for COVID-19 emergency payments from the federal government. With more than 10 million Australians now locked up, Prime Minister Scott Morrison expanded the disaster payout…

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