Important to understand sources of inflation if you want to do something about it. https://groundworkcollaborative.org/news/new-groundwork-report-finds-corporate-profits-driving-more-than-half-of-inflation/
New Groundwork Report Finds Corporate Profits Driving More Than Half of Inflation - Groundwork Collaborative
“Inflation is coming down, but families are still feeling the pinch at the checkout line,” said Lindsay Owens, executive director of Groundwork Collaborative. “Even as supply chain snarls have receded and the U.S. economy has stabilized, our research finds that businesses continue to pad their bottom lines at the expense of American families.”
There is a manner of speaking infesting politics, media and even private conversations that is insulting to both the subject and the listener.
Trump's is the language of evil.
We have seen and heard him (between court appearances) deriding NATO, military service and the entire U.S. system of justice with derisive terms and facial expressions.
And it is not only Trump who is fouling the airwaves. Too many Republican politicians are infected with the fiendish attitude seep…
Trump Confuses Haley and Pelosi, Accusing Rival of Jan. 6 Lapse (Michael Gold/New York Times)
Florida License to Discriminate in Healthcare (SB 1580):
This bill will allow healthcare providers and insurers to deny a patient care on the basis of religious, moral, or ethical beliefs.
It creates a license to discriminate by allowing healthcare employers to discriminate in hiring, and it bars medical Boards from disciplining doctors for spreading misinformation.
In response, Human Rights Campaign President Kelley Robinson has released the following statement:
Gov. DeSantis Signs Slate of Extreme Anti-LGBTQ+ Bills, Enacting a Record-Shattering Number of Discriminatory Measures Into Law
The Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ+) civil rights organization, condemns Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis for signing a slate of anti-LGBTQ+ bills designed to scale back the freedoms of LGBTQ+ people and other vulnerable communities.
Stop funding the destruction of nature, folks. Global annual finance flows of $7 trillion fueling climate, biodiversity, and land degradation crises https://www.unep.org/news-and-stories/press-release/global-annual-…
Global annual finance flows of $7 trillion fueling climate, biodiversity, and land degradation crises
Dubai, 9 December 2023 – Close to $7 trillion is invested globally each year in activities that have a direct negative impact on nature from both public and private sector sources - equivalent to roughly 7 per cent of global Gross Domestic Product (GDP) - according to the latest State of Finance for Nature report released today at COP28 by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) and partners.