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” US unemployment hits 33.5 MILLION, marking worst economic downturn since Great Depression”

“Another three million Americans have filed for unemployment benefits during the week ending May 2, which brings the total claims over the seven weeks of the Covid-19 lockdown to over 33 million. Some 3.839 million initial jobless claims have been … Continue reading

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“U.S. Factory Gauge Unexpectedly Falls to Lowest Since 2009”

“U.S. manufacturing closed out a tumultuous year with the weakest monthly performance since the end of the recession, with orders shrinking and factories continuing to dial back production… The Institute for Supply Management’s purchasing managers’ index fell to 47.2 in … Continue reading

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“President Trump Signs Defense Bill Creating Space Force — First New Military Branch Since 1947”

““For the first time since Truman, we will create a brand new American military service,” Trump said. “You will witness the birth of the Space Force. That’s a big moment and we’re all here for it.” The creation of the … Continue reading

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“63 Percent Of All U.S. Jobs Created Since 1990 Have Been Low Wage Jobs”

“Since 1990, the U.S. economy has produced millions of jobs, but as you will see below nearly two-thirds of them have been low wage jobs.  Of course this is one of the biggest factors causing the systematic erosion of the … Continue reading

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Open Borders: “Migrants from 30 Nations Apprehended in One Texas Border Sector Since September 30”

“Del Rio Sector Border Patrol agents apprehended migrants from at least 30 different nations since the beginning of October. Sector officials report significant variations in the demographic nationalities of migrants being apprehended this fiscal year. “The apprehension of migrants from … Continue reading

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[U.S.] “…farm bankruptcies at highest since 2011”

“Farmers have struggled to escape a downturn that began in 2013, a slump made worse by President Trump’s trade war with China, Mexico and Canada that cut exports and depressed already low prices, while extreme weather including flooding, a freeze, … Continue reading

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Good News: “2019 Ozone Hole is the Smallest on Record Since Its Discovery”

“The annual ozone hole reached its peak extent of 6.3 million square miles (16. 4 million square kilometers) on Sept. 8, and then shrank to less than 3.9 million square miles (10 million square kilometers) for the remainder of September … Continue reading

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Die Off: “U.S., Canada have lost 3 BILLION birds since 1970…”

“Scientists like Marra have long known that birds were in trouble, having watched their favorite species fade from view. But he said they didn’t understand the scale of the crisis — until now. For a study published Sep. 19 in the … Continue reading

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“China Growth at Its Slowest Since 1992 as Beijing Struggles to Juice Economy”

“Economy grew by 6.2% in the second quarter as U.S. and businesses held back from making big investments amid trade tensions China’s economic growth decelerated to its slowest pace in decades, weakened by trade tensions with the U.S. and businesses … Continue reading

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U.S. Border Crisis: “1,000 Haitian [Illegal Aliens] Apprehended Since June 10 at Texas Border”

“Del Rio Sector Border Patrol agents apprehended more than 1,000 Haitian migrants who illegally crossed the border from Mexico since June 10. Officials in the Del Rio Sector located on the Central Texas border with Mexico report the apprehension of … Continue reading

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