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July 1, 2020

COVID-19 and Finance: How U.S. Citizens Cover Their Bills During the Coronavirus Pandemic

According to the U.S. Labor Department’s latest statistics, as for July 2020, at least 10 million more people are jobless compared with pre-pandemic levels. Layoffs once deemed temporary have turned into permanent job loss. Nowadays, millions are still filing for unemployment benefits each week. However, the unemployment allowance can’t cover …

June 30, 2020

The Fine Line Between the Criminals and the Cops: A Review of Mike Avery’s “The Cooperating Witness”

Susan Sorella is in her last year at Suffolk Law School in Boston. When she began clerking for criminal defense lawyer Bobby Coughlin, Susan had no idea she would become a central figure in a murder case that pitted the mob against corrupt FBI agents. Or that she would be …

June 30, 2020

Trump’s Illegal Use of Military Against Anti-Racist Uprisings Portends Battles Ahead

The backlash against Donald Trump’s illegal show of military force against anti-racist protesters compelled him to withdraw the troops — for now. But we must continue raising the illegality of this use of the military and pushing for barriers to guard against future such deployments. The threat of a resurgence …

June 30, 2020

Fathers Day

Thank You, Dad   A very happy Father’s Day to the biggest support system and inspiration in my life.   My dad came to this country with pennies in his pockets and no one to call a friend to escape deep poverty and unemployment that plagued his life in India. …

June 25, 2020

Bulletin Board: It’s Good to Have Amici ☺ International Brotherhood of Teamsters, SAG/AFTRA, Church of Christ, et al join EME’s Lawsuit to Protect ERA

Dear Naomi, On Thursday, June 25th, a powerful cross-section of labor, clergy, artistic, activist, philanthropic, anti-violence and consumer groups across the nation joined Equal Means Equal in throwing their vital support behind a federal lawsuit that demands the U.S. government validate and add the Equal Rights Amendment to the Constitution of the United …

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