Business Leaders Say Economy Still Improving After Reopening – WCCO | CBS Minnesota

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The economy continues to recover in nine Midwest and Plains states, but businesses are still cutting jobs amid the ongoing impact of the coronavirus outbreak, according to a monthly survey of business leaders released Monday. The overall index for the region improved to 57.4 in July from June’s 50.3. Survey organizers say any score above…

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CrimethInc. : Tools and Tactics in the Portland Protests : From Leaf Blowers and Umbrellas to Lasers, Balloons, and Power Tools

Across over two months of protests, demonstrators in Portland have experimented with a variety of tactics and strategies. The clashes in Portland drew international attention starting in mid-June, when footage spread of federal agents in unmarked cars snatching demonstrators off the sidewalks and Donald Trump announced that federal agents would be using this model to intervene in other cities…

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Africa’s largest retailer is pulling out of the continent’s largest economy

In early 2012, Shoprite, the largest supermarket chain on the continent, believed it could expand its footprint in Nigeria up to 700 outlets. But eight years later, that outlook is very different as the South Africa-owned retail giant is discontinuing operations in Nigeria as it considers reducing or selling its entire stake in the Nigerian division. The company says…

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As Protests Continue in Portland, Artists Set Up Easels on the Streets

The “Wall of Artists” in Portland, Oregon (all photos courtesy of Jonny Luczycki, unless stated otherwise) On Saturday evening, August 1, artists in Portland, Oregon set up a wall of easels around the scene of the violence incited by Trump-ordered federal agents who were sent to the city to suppress protests. A group of 15 local artists, mostly painters, participated…

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Reports Show Trump Economy Is Resilient

UNITED STATES−On Friday, July 30, the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) released the advanced estimate of the U.S. GDP for the second quarter, which reflects the months of April, May, and June. Real GDP contracted at a rate of -32.9 percent. President Trump Although the reports showed the largest quarterly decline since 1947, it also indicates the resiliency of…

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Penn, Drexel police on 52nd Street amid protests renews calls to defund campus forces

And although both universities say their officers did not use tear gas, rubber bullets, or pepper spray, or make arrests in West Philadelphia that Sunday, their presence at the violent scene has caused students, faculty, and staff to question why the two private, tuition-funded police agencies were sent there in the first place. “We never believed that Drexel officers…

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Climate Emergency making you Poor: Coastal Flooding may cost up to 20% of Global Economy in coming Decades

By Ebru Kirezci | – Over the past two weeks, storms pummelling the New South Wales coast have left beachfront homes at Wamberal on the verge of collapse. It’s stark proof of the risks climate change and sea level rise pose to coastal areas. Our new research published today puts a potential price on the future destruction. Coastal land…

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The federal pullback in Portland immediately brought calm to the anti-racism protests

Large crowds have still been showing up at the federal courthouse in Portland, Oregon, since federal agents disappeared from view Thursday, but there’s been a palpable change in atmosphere, and for the first time in weeks, calm. Protesters and members of the Trump administration cited the withdrawal of militarized federal agents and their violent tactics — tear gas, rubber…

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Louisiana Has Lost A Greater Share Of Revenue Than Many States Due To COVID-19

This story is part of an NPR nationwide analysis of states’ revenue and budgets during the pandemic. Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards, a Democrat, and state lawmakers started 2020 by expecting a multimillion-dollar budget surplus, but the emergence of the coronavirus pandemic and plunging oil prices took a $900 million bite out of state revenue projections. In Louisiana’s $34…

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The ultimate guide to career success during a recession: How to find a new job, land a raise, and build your résumé, even when the economy goes south

If you’re going through a hard time in your career, you’re not the only one. Millions of Americans are suddenly out of work, and those still holding jobs are seeing their workplaces undergo major changes. Business Insider has written the ultimate guide for career success during the recession, designed to help no matter what stage of your career you’re…

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