Political Splits

Political splits threaten Fed’s pandemic emergency moves

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The controversial political legacy of Ghana’s Jerry Rawlings

Twenty years after he left political office, probably nothing divides Ghanaians more than their opinions regarding Flight-Lieutenant Jerry John Rawlings who has died. His lingering political influence on Ghana may be second only to Kwame Nkrumah. Some like Rawlings, some hate him.I wrote a PhD on Rawlings and his rule at the end of the…

Coronavirus Political

The Political Coronavirus Paradox: Where The Virus Was Worst, Voters Supported Trump the Most

We will never know whether President Donald Trump could have won reelection if a novel coronavirus hadn’t torn across the planet in the final year of his presidency, just as the months-long impeachment saga was drawing to a close. (Did you remember that Trump was impeached?) There’s a strong argument that the President’s delayed response…

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Facebook’s political ad ban is going to continue for at least a month

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Dean Browning is a white political activist. That’s why his ‘I am a black gay guy’ tweet set off an internet mystery.

Joel Shannon, USA TODAY Published 8:42 p.m. ET Nov. 10, 2020 CLOSE Joe Biden’s tax plans are trending on Twitter as users poke fun at those who say they are afraid of the plan and the reality of their income levels. USA TODAYDean Browning, a white political activist from Pennsylvania, acknowledges he accidentally tweeted about…

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Political backdrop will help drive stocks to new highs, Federated’s Phil Orlando predicts

A major Wall Street firm just boosted its exposure to stocks.According to Federated Hermes chief equity market strategist Phil Orlando, the firm increased its asset allocation to 3% from 2% hours after Election Day due to a more favorable environment.”We’re pretty comfortable that the risk of a blue wave, if you will, was off the…

Political Robocalls

Do political robocalls work?

In an election expected to turn our record numbers of voters, some actors are doing their best to keep voters home. Voters and government agencies in several battleground states, such as Florida, Kansas, Michigan, Massachusetts, Ohio, California, and North Carolina, have reported receiving automated phone calls on election day (Nov. 3) encouraging people not to…

Business Groups Political

Five ways political groups are getting around ad bans

Online platforms have made bans on political advertising a core part of their plans to mitigate the spread of disinformation around the US elections. Twitter moved early, banning political ads in October 2019. Facebook stopped accepting new ads last week and will indefinitely remove all political ads, old and new, after the polls close on…

Political surveillance

Surveillance: Political Pendulum With Klaas (Podcast)

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Political virus

Virus, political risk, rising as Fed takes stock of post-election landscape

No results matched your search Economy1 hour ago (Nov 02, 2020 06:45AM ET) 2/2 © Reuters. FILE PHOTO: FILE PHOTO: A man walks past signs in the windows of Lord & Taylor, advertising a store closing sale, in Boston 2/2 By Howard Schneider WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Over the past four years the U.S. Federal Reserve…