GOP Rep. Gosar skipped the House stimulus bill vote to attend a white nationalist event in Florida

Summary List Placement Republican Rep. Paul Gosar of Arizona skipped Friday night’s vote on the stimulus bill to attend a white nationalist conference in Florida.  Gosar on Friday night was among the attendees of America First Political Action Committee (AFPAC), a far-right alternative to the CPAC conference of conservatives held nearby.  White nationalist activist Nick […]

3 Black queer journalists share their advice for breaking into the journalism industry and what publications should do better to recruit minority employees

Summary List Placement As the spike of police brutality targeted at Black people became a constant headline in 2020, the world began to listen to concerns of structural racism and bias, especially in professional settings.  Many industries started to examine their racist pasts. Journalism in particular began to reckon with the lack of diversity in […]

How to craft a simple but strong vaccine policy for your workplace, according to HR consultants, a medical doctor, and business owners

Summary List Placement Jason Berry believes it’s his responsibility to ensure as many of his 320 employees as possible are vaccinated against Covid-19.  “We don’t feel it’s our place to tell people what to do with their bodies, so we’ve decided to make it highly recommended and financially beneficial to them, but we stopped short […]

TikTok is being tapped by brands like Grammarly, which have found success through viral trends and free advertising on the app

Summary List Placement For University of California, Irvine dance and language science student Ari Pine, downloading and using TikTok was just an outlet for practicing dance in quarantine. But a couple months later, he had inadvertently launched a viral meme and developed his first sponsorship. “I’ve been dancing in my room over Zoom for months […]

What to know about Rivian, the Amazon-backed EV startup that could be the next Tesla (TSLA)

Summary List Placement Electric-vehicle startup Rivian may go public as soon as September at a $50 billion valuation that could make it more valuable than Ford, Bloomberg reported earlier this month.  And while that valuation would certainly be high for any newly listed company — it’s 35 times what Tesla was worth at its 2010 […]

Posters-in-chief: The GOP’s social media activity proves they have no political direction

Summary List Placement Politicians have always utilized the most effective methods of communication. Franklin Delano Roosevelt famously rode the country’s radio waves to soothe fears and inspire the nation during World War II, and John F. Kennedy rose to power in part because of his performance on prime-time TV.  Today, the reach of political communication […]

GOP Rep. Kevin McCarthy said he’d bet his ‘personal house’ that Republicans will ‘get the majority back’ in 2022

Summary List Placement Rep. Kevin McCarthy on Saturday said he’d wager his own home on Republicans reclaiming a House majority in 2022.  “We’re going to get the majority back. We’re five seats away,” he told a crowd at the Conservative Political Action Conference. “I would bet my house. My personal house. Don’t tell my wife, […]

Biden team readies wider economic package after virus relief

WASHINGTON (AP) — Looking beyond the $1.9 trillion COVID relief bill, President Joe Biden and lawmakers are laying the groundwork for another top legislative priority — a long-sought boost to the nation’s roads, bridges and other infrastructure that could run into Republican resistance to a hefty price tag. Biden and his team have begun discussions […]

Biden team readies wider economic package after virus relief

WASHINGTON (AP) — Looking beyond the $1.9 trillion COVID relief bill, President Joe Biden and lawmakers are laying the groundwork for another top legislative priority — a long-sought boost to the nation’s roads, bridges and other infrastructure that could run into Republican resistance to a hefty price tag. Biden and his team have begun discussions […]