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headlines found matching 'Great Depression'
Tue August 11, 2020
(Reuters)
 
 
 
While you were foraging for salt, the elites saw their stonks hit all time highs on expectations of more trickle up
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Sun August 09, 2020
(CNN)
 
 
 
Let's not fool ourselves, folks, Trump's payroll tax order wasn't designed to "help" small businesses, it was just the latest in a long line of GOP attacks on Social Security dating back to the New Deal days
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(Oregon Public Broadcasting)
 
 
 
The history of Bayocean, Oregon: a story of spit, greed, and a severed penis for some reason
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Sat August 08, 2020
(The Hill)
 
 
 
"Look at this GREAT jobs report." "Um... Mr. President, that's actually bad news." "Look at this GREAT jobs report"
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Fri August 07, 2020
(CBC)
 
 
 
Canada's deputy PM politely reminds everyone how stupid Trump is
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(The New Yorker)
 
 
 
"The bottom line seemed to be that Trump is promising four more years of "jobs" and of stopping US allies, especially Germany, from "ripping us off." And that's it"
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Thu August 06, 2020
(The Hill)
 
 
 
Study from the Romero Univeristy School of Economics finds that cutting off the $600 enhanced unemployment benefit would REALLY hurt the recovery of our economy. You know, the one that's almost entirely driven by conumer spending these days?
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(Politico)
 
 
 
Coronavirus is creating permanent job loss
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(Delish.com)
 
 
 
Champagne sales are suffering amid COVID-19 outbreak as celebrations are canceled and an estimated 100 million bottles expected to be unsold
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(NBC News)
 
 
 
Every 80 seconds
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Wed August 05, 2020
(CNBC)
 
 
 
Who had "increasing inflation" on their 2020 scorecard? Collect your slightly less valuable cash winnings
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(Politico)
 
 
 
Michigan Governor Witner is trying a bizarre, previously unheard-of approach to governing where she listens to experts, takes their advice, and does what she can to to keep her citizens safe and doesn't seem to care about the political consequences
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Tue August 04, 2020
(Al Jazeera)
 
 
 
Trump sacks TVA chief for outsourcing tech jobs, being paid too much, not showing Three's Company on Nickelodeon enough
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(Gallup)
 
 
 
New Gallup Poll: U.S. satisfaction at 13%, lowest in nine years. In related news: There was a time before Trump that America was really as dissatisfied as we are now
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Mon August 03, 2020
(Marketwatch)
 
 
 
Unless you have a time machine, don't try to time the market
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(The Hill)
 
 
 
Fed official says another lockdown is absolutely needed to save economy ...also from the Trump Administration that believes the economy is already flourishing
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Sun August 02, 2020
(MSN)
 
 
 
Want to stop the coronavirus in its tracks? Too bad the one surefire solution -- SHUT. DOWN. EVERYTHING -- is the one solution Americans won't accept
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Fri July 31, 2020
(The Week)
 
 
 
Remember those kind, gentle, and above-the-belt Lincoln Project videos? Well, you can forget all that. This one won't need cream rubbed on. No no no no, this one will need some major skin grafts. Fark needs a "Savage" tag
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Thu July 30, 2020
(NPR)
 
 
 
The Commerce Department's GDP report for the 3rd quarter will show the single greatest contraction of the economy in all American history. As in, there has never been a greater contraction. It was THE BIGGEST CONTRACTION EVER. See? Winning
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Wed July 29, 2020
(Denver Post)
 
 
 
People are starting to call homeless encampments "Trumpvilles"
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Tue July 21, 2020
(Bloomberg)
 
 
 
Sozeb, the intergalactic strongman, continues to increase his grapple hold on the human population of planet Earth
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Mon July 20, 2020
(Politico)
 
 
 
Millions of American workers had their pay cut temporarily due to the pandemic. For many, the pay cuts are no longer looking temporary
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(Salon)
 
 
 
Beware the coming eviction and foreclosure crisis
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Sun July 19, 2020
(The Atlantic)
 
 
 
In which the article writer completely forgets Dick Cheney was a thing
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(Politicus USA)
 
 
 
The GOP's hateful belief that Americans are lazy is preventing more Coronavirus relief
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Fri July 17, 2020
(Bon Appetit)
 
 
 
Exercise more, cook and eat better - Do you remember your New Year's Resolutions? At this point in the trainwreck of 2020 is it possible to even remember New Years?
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(The New York Times)
 
 
 
We Interrupt This Gloom to Offer ... Hope
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Thu July 16, 2020
(Yahoo)
 
 
 
Have ya tried NOT being unemployed? ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
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(NPR)
 
 
 
America went crazy buying new clothes during June on news that eating nothing but Nachos, Funyons, and pizza for three months causes many wardrobe items to no longer fit correctly
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(MSN)
 
 
 
Maybe we are getting a K-shaped recovery in the United States
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Wed July 15, 2020
(The Atlantic)
 
 
 
The US needs some foreign policy. Anything, really
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Mon July 13, 2020
(Detroit Free Press)
 
 
 
During World War II the U.S. government did not send the country's most troublesome conscientious objectors to Detroit, it sent them to live among the Yoopers
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(The Week)
 
 
 
Sure, The Lincoln Project seems helpful now, but it really needs to go away forever on November 4, 2020
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(The Week)
 
 
 
Brooks Brothers was the last of the honest clothiers
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Fri July 10, 2020
(The Bulwark)
 
 
 
No, teens aren't having "coronavirus parties", it's just the latest in a long line of rumors being spread by old people
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Thu July 09, 2020
(Fox 5 New York)
 
 
 
"The blue-cheese salad dressing, butter, ground turkey, cans of grain-free dog food, and new toothbrush came to $24.97. Laurie Mahlenbrei handed the cashier a slice of wood marked $25 and walked out with her items in plastic grocery bags"
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(CNN)
 
 
 
Another 1.3M. What a great economy
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Tue July 07, 2020
(Five Thirty-Eight)
 
 
 
Well, we're boned
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(The New York Times)
 
 
 
Brother can you spare an Apple, NYC's unemployment rate is just about at 20 percent, a figure not seen since the Great Depression
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(Business Insider)
 
 
 
Yesterday: Stonks are set to reach an all-time high. Today: Stonks are set to drop by Great Depression levels. Tomorrow: Stonks are set to dance on Sprockets
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Fri July 03, 2020
(CNBC)
 
 
 
Black families in the US have 90% less wealth than white families. And that gap has worsened over time
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(New York Magazine)
 
 
 
Actual headline: Trump Believes That He Is Losing Because He Hasn't Been Racist Enough. Subby bets that surprises no one
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(Chron)
 
 
 
It's like we're playing reverse Monopoly
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Thu July 02, 2020
(NYPost)
 
 
 
Trump gloats that the economy got 7 yards on a 4th and 18 play
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(Yahoo)
 
 
 
Mount Rushmore is on land stolen from Native Americans, according to The New York Times, which is also built on land stolen from Native Americans
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Wed July 01, 2020
(CNN)
 
 
 
Perhaps it is time to consider the possibilty that not only is Wall St. NOT the economy, but that Wall St. is in fact a parasite on the economy?
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(NBC News)
 
 
 
♫ Hello foreclosure crisis my old friend ♪ I've come to talk with you again ♬
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(The Week)
 
 
 
"The relatively strong economy of 2019 is not coming back for a good long while because Donald Trump is an incompetent oaf who has failed spectacularly at his job"
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Tue June 30, 2020
(Gothamist)
 
 
 
Masked socially distant lions, oh my
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(Daily Express)
 
 
 
BoJo announces bold plan to toss $10 billion at Coronavirus to see if a cash bribe will make it go away (possible nsfw content on page)
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(The Atlantic)
 
 
 
[second term plan goes here]
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Mon June 29, 2020
(ABC News)
 
 
 
While many Americans are struggling due to Covid-19, at least the billionaires suffered as well right? Ummmmm, RIGHT???
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Sun June 28, 2020
(The Motley Fool)
 
 
 
Trump: A second stimulus check is coming. McConnell: That's news to me
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Fri June 26, 2020
(History Channel)
 
 
 
Are we heading for another Great Depression? Will this be the Greatest Depression? Any thoughts?
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(Yahoo)
 
 
 
Tom Brady on practicing during coronavirus pandemic: "Only thing we have to fear, is fear itself," using the words of the president permanently disabled by a highly contagious disease
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(WKYC Cleveland)
 
 
 
Fed to banks: look farkos, we're about to be in for a VERY bumpy ride, so you all are going to hang on to your cash and not deplete it by buying back your own stock or handing out dividends to investors until at least September, capice?
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(The Atlantic)
 
 
 
Trump is making our economic, public health, and racial crises worse. Being judged for that is causing him stress. And stress is making Trump more Trumpy. It's the circle of strife
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Thu June 25, 2020
(AP News)
 
 
 
US GDP drops at a 5.0% rate in Q1 and that's the good news
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(WTHR Indianapolis)
 
 
 
We are removing her name from the stadium due to racist comments said in the past...oh but don't worry, we'll be keeping the 2 million she donated to build it
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Wed June 24, 2020
(ABC News)
 
 
 
IMF downgrades outlook for global economy, claiming a quick recovery would be unbelievable. WOAH
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Mon June 22, 2020
(History Channel)
 
 
 
On this day in history, in 1944, FDR signs G.I. Bill. Sadly, historians do not know when G.I. Joe was signed, as knowing is half the battle
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(The US Sun)
 
 
 
Hold out all you people who have been living off the measly $1,200 the US government gave you way back when, a second coronavirus stimulus payment could be approved by Congress by August 8. Maybe it will last you until the second wave passes
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(Mother Jones)
 
 
 
Is 2020 really the time to try and start everything over?
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Sun June 21, 2020
(NPR)
 
 
 
Matthew Rhys returns to the small screen to portray legendary attorney Perry Mason, investigating the kidnapping of a 1 year-old in the premiere of a promising new series. And yes, there is Della Street. Perry Mason, 9 PM ET on HBO
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Wed June 17, 2020
(NPR)
 
 
 
Never failing to miss an oppurtunity, Congress decides not to include anything about climate change in the stimulus
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(Politico)
 
 
 
Its time to talk about defunding Congress
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Tue June 16, 2020
(Serious Eats)
 
 
 
Popcorn: How one grain became such an awesome butter delivery system
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(Politico)
 
 
 
Some of those small business PPP loans went to members of Congress, and it's unknown how they spent the money
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Mon June 15, 2020
(Only in)
 
 
 
Wood you work for these?
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(USA Today)
 
 
 
Larry Kudlow defends covering up what companies received PPP bailouts
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Sat June 13, 2020
(The Atlantic)
 
 
 
The coming era of millennial despair
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Fri June 12, 2020
(Buzzfeed News)
 
 
 
Well, looks like we're all doomed in August
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Thu June 11, 2020
(CBC)
 
 
 
The poor stay poor, the rich get rich. That's how it goes. Everybody knows
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(CNBC)
 
 
 
Larry Kudlow denies existence of recession. Again
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Wed June 10, 2020
(News 5 Cleveland)
 
 
 
Funeral home reviews its pandemic plan, the same one it used in 1918
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(Marketwatch)
 
 
 
A one year membership in the Jelly of the Month club
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Mon June 08, 2020
(Washington Post)
 
 
 
Bill de Blasio's terrible, horrible, no good, very bad week
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(Guardian)
 
 
 
We've replaced the usual Guardian melange of smug yet hysterical self-regard with introspection and even a splash of humility
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(Politicus USA)
 
 
 
Department of Labor: "We're bringing back jobs." Brookings Institute: "Um yeah, about that
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(CNBC)
 
 
 
In case you were wondering, the US pandemic recession began in February
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(Vox)
 
 
 
Black workers are being left behind as the economy reopens
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(Salon)
 
 
 
We're at the point of the story where political attacks on science are the only way to maintain the capitalist order. Supposedly
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Sat June 06, 2020
(CNBC)
 
 
 
That decrease in unemployment numbers Trump bragged about? Yeah, about that
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(Las Vegas Review Journal)
 
 
 
What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas and at really good room rates
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Fri June 05, 2020
(CNBC)
 
 
 
Before you start getting too excited about the market and the economy you should know that Jim Cramer just declared "We're back"
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(MPR News)
 
 
 
The Labor Department has acknowledged making errors in how it classified people as employed and said the real May rate is worse than the numbers indicate. Oops
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(Portland Press Herald)
 
 
 
The editorial board of Maine's largest paper is calling for Trump's resignation
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(Forbes)
 
 
 
Good news, everyone, the economy could be a lot worse
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(Phys Org2)
 
 
 
The four-day work week is arising. It may already be here if you average in all the people out of jobs
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(Reuters)
 
 
 
20%
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Thu June 04, 2020
(The Hill)
 
 
 
The GOP begins rethinking condemning the unemployed to death
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(Marketwatch)
 
 
 
Nearly 25% of Americans have no emergency savings. Good thing rioting, a pandemic, and global economic implosion isn't an "emergency"
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(CNBC)
 
 
 
Good news everyone, the recession is over. Now if you could all stop foraging through the dumpster behind my mansion that'd be swell
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Wed June 03, 2020
(Business Insider)
 
 
 
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(The Motley Fool)
 
 
 
General Electric is shedding divisions so fast, it will be renamed Particular Electric
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Tue June 02, 2020
(USA Today)
 
 
 
An ABC News/Washington Post poll indicates that since their last poll was taken on March 25th, Joe Biden's lead over Cadet Bone Spur has jumped by 8 points
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(Washington Post)
 
 
 
Four years later, Trump has made real the apocalyptic vision of America he imagined at his inauguration
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(Guardian)
 
 
 
Coronavirus will wipe out $8 trillion from the US economy in the next decade
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Thu May 28, 2020
(CNBC)
 
 
 
New challenge for the feds in these coronavirus times: Workers who don't want to come back to their jobs
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Wed May 27, 2020
(Mother Nature Network)
 
 
 
Since we're having so much fun with the modern version of the 1918 Spanish Flu, Mother Nature is preparing to reboot the 1930s Dust Bowl
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(Bloomberg)
 
 
 
The cost of the UK's virus support jumps about $12 bil in a week, which is like £ somethingsomethingnumber in a fortnight
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Fri May 22, 2020
(Vox)
 
 
 
Podcast recommendations for when coronavirus has you feeling all WTF about how long of a Slow Burn we're going through in This American Life
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Thu May 21, 2020
(Politico)
 
 
 
Trump up to February: You HAVE to elect me, look how great the economy is. Trump now: You HAVE to elect me, the economy is in shambles, and only *I* can rebuild it
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(CNBC)
 
 
 
Highly indebted 'zombie' companies control more than 2 million U.S. jobs and despite that debt, are still searching for gaaaaaaaaains
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Wed May 20, 2020
(The Hill)
 
 
 
The RNC made $27 million in April from delusional morons
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Tue May 19, 2020
(AP News)
 
 
 
US home construction blown away like it was made out of straw
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(Forbes)
 
 
 
The economic collapse in six charts. With helpful suggestions to bring back jobs and set the stage for higher productivity (that obviously won't be followed because reasons)
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Mon May 18, 2020
(Politico)
 
 
 
Great, unemployment is about to get even more depressing
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(Five Thirty-Eight)
 
 
 
Maybe trying to kill off your own base isn't the best electoral strategy?
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Sat May 16, 2020
(Washington Post)
 
 
 
Unemployment has become such an omnishambles that economists are looking at a new way to measure it
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Fri May 15, 2020
(Ozy)
 
 
 
This pandemic might actually end up saving the National Parks system
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Thu May 14, 2020
(BBC)
 
 
 
Mmmm, Barber queues
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(WBUR Boston)
 
 
 
36.5M unemployed
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Wed May 13, 2020
(Washington Post)
 
 
 
Cuomo to Congress: You're going to do what you did with the last no strings bailout, aren't you?
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(CNBC)
 
 
 
Governments issued more debt than ever in April. It's not going to help you personally, but it is of long-term interest
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(CNN)
 
 
 
Americans are saving more, buying less, and paying down debt. Obviously that's a bad thing
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(ABC News)
 
 
 
No foolin' - US wholesale prices dropped a record 1.3% in April
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(The New York Times)
 
 
 
Even when the restrictions ease and people can return to work in New York City, they may still stay home and work due to it being cheaper
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(CNBC)
 
 
 
Once again for the cheap seats, "THE STOCK MARKET IS NOT REALITY"
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(Foreign Policy)
 
 
 
Will a global depression trigger another world war? Maybe, but what is it good for?
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Tue May 12, 2020
(The Hill)
 
 
 
In which a Billionaire's lackey explains why giving the poors a universal basic income would DESTROY America and all that we love and hold dear
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(Fox 43 Pennsylvania)
 
 
 
Here's why people can't stop playing video games like 'Animal Crossing,' according to science
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(CNN)
 
 
 
At least we got chicken and a haircut
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Mon May 11, 2020
(ProPublica)
 
 
 
The coronavirus stimulus is working exactly as intended
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(NPR)
 
 
 
Steve Mnuchin acknowledges that we have probably not even begun to scratch the surface of the Trump administration's incompetence
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(Talking Points Memo)
 
 
 
White House adviser criticizes press for covering dwindling cake supplies
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(Stamford Advocate)
 
 
 
Barter is back, baby. What am I bid for a bar of Yardley's Ginger & Sassafras soap, or a 2oz bottle of hand sanitizer, or a batch of homemade edibles? Got books? I'll trade premium for those. Watch out for land mines and stay on the marked path
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(Washington Post)
 
 
 
Hey, remember when Republicans cared about government spending?
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(Lifehacker)
 
 
 
That $2,000 a month stimulus plan? Yeah, about that
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(Politico)
 
 
 
In Trump's world you are a winner or a loser, and Trump never admits he's lost. Knowing this puts a new spin on him declaring his win in November will be the greatest Comeback of all time
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Sun May 10, 2020
(Politico)
 
 
 
Larry Kudlow confused by Obama's criticism of the Trump administration, light switches
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(AP News)
 
 
 
So, about all those "temporary" layoffs
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(Some Guy)
 
 
 
DON'T click on this link
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Fri May 08, 2020
(The Mary Sue)
 
 
 
It's time to consider a universal basic income. Change my mind
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(USA Today)
 
 
 
USA Today tries to come up with five reasons not to worry about everyone losing their jobs and record unemployment. Basically, thoughts and prayers in article form
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(Marketwatch)
 
 
 
One more time: The stock market is not the economy
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(Harvard Business Review)
 
 
 
Four reasons why the US is not headed towards another depression
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(New York Magazine)
 
 
 
"A growing number of analysts have made peace with the dissonance between the markets' fortunes and their own. In their view, capitalists haven't lost touch with reality - equity values simply no longer depend on the functioning of society"
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(CNBC)
 
 
 
Now we know why Barr moved to drop charges against Flynn yesterday: So Trump would have an excuse to rage against the Deep State and the impeachment "hoax" today, rather than explaining why the worst jobs report in US history "isn't his fault"
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(CNBC)
 
 
 
Stock market bullish on news that only 20.5 million jobs were lost in April, unemployment rate is only 14.7%
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(The Week)
 
 
 
So much for the Trump revolution of the GOP, he has failed miserably as with anything he touches
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(Washington Post)
 
 
 
Economists have some bad news for most of the 77% of Americans out of work who think they'll have a job to come back to
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Thu May 07, 2020
(Marketwatch)
 
 
 
When everyone's been layed off, the rate of layoffs will be zero
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(PBS)
 
 
 
April brings epic losses, soaring unemployment, more than just showers
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(Washington Post)
 
 
 
77 percent of laid-off workers enjoy a rich fantasy life
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Wed May 06, 2020
(NBC San Diego)
 
 
 
Remember when only 30% unemployment was the worst that could happen with the economy?
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(CNBC)
 
 
 
"Greatest economy ever." "I have the best words." "I am the most popular person in the history of the Republican Party." "Worst job loss in the history of ADP report" One of these is not a lie
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Mon May 04, 2020
(Ozy)
 
 
 
As people realize they can work from home, they realize they can work from a house in the country, where the land is cheaper and there are fewer people to spread viruses
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(Vox)
 
 
 
Silver lining in COVID-19: many Americans are experimenting with frugality for the first time. Subby's been doing this for years by making his mother's basement home and living on ketchup sandwiches
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(WJHG Panama City Beach)
 
 
 
Trump economy setting employment records not seen in over 80 years
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(USA Today)
 
 
 
Get ready for deflation
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Sun May 03, 2020
(Vox)
 
 
 
White House: We have to get the economy back up and running immediately. Also White House: We have to sabotage the economy
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Fri May 01, 2020
(NBC New York)
 
 
 
"Get creative to show your support for rent strikes + #CancelRent by dropping banners, putting signs in your windows, & even taking over phonebooths." Wait, there are STILL phonebooths? Like Bill & Ted phonebooths? Strange things are afoot
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(CNN)
 
 
 
Essentially last month was just a really long dead cat bounce
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(CNBC)
 
 
 
We're Number 1. We're Number 1
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Thu April 30, 2020
(Vox)
 
 
 
Some Americans are experimenting with thriftiness for the first time in these coronavirus times after decades of embracing materialism. This is probably a good thing
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(Reuters)
 
 
 
American Airlines posts $2.2 billion net loss, its first quarterly loss since emerging from bankruptcy in 2013. Says it's burning cash to the tune of $70 million per day
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(AP News)
 
 
 
Graaaaaab yourrrrr haaaaaats forrrrr the Kennnnntuckyyyyy Turrrrrtle Derrrrbyyyy. Theeee slooooowessssst eight minnnnutes innnnn sporrrrrrtsssssss
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Wed April 29, 2020
(Some Guy)
 
 
 
The EPI survey, starting with 24.4 million people who applied for unemployment benefits between March 15 and April 18, shows that the actual number of unemployed workers in the US is somewhere between 33.3 and 38.3 million people
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(The New York Times)
 
 
 
...he's an asshole?
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(CNBC)
 
 
 
"This pandemic has moved Modern Monetary Theory from the fringes to the dead center as the actual monetary policy of the United States"
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(NPR)
 
 
 
Economists say that by the end of June, the U.S. economy will have shrunk 12%, which is 3 times greater than the financial crisis of 2008
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Mon April 27, 2020
(Messy Nessy Chic)
 
 
 
The film star's dollhouse that cost half a million dollars ... in 1930
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(Washington Post)
 
 
 
But Lysol
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(Politicus USA)
 
 
 
There's going to be a depression. A great depression. The greatest depression we've had for 90 years, says Trump's top jobs advisor
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Sat April 25, 2020
(Chattanooga Pulse)
 
 
 
Live in the South? Think your state is re-opening too soon? Unsure what to do? How about a thoughtful analysis of the situation from the heart of the "too soon zone"
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Fri April 24, 2020
(The Hill)
 
 
 
3.7 trillion dollars. The total GDP of Germany (4th largest economy in the world) or the estimated 2020 US budget deficit?
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(Marketwatch)
 
 
 
In an all-time low only 50% of Americans believe it's a good time to buy a home. The rest have their eyes on an energy-efficient split-level refrigerator box or a used pup tent
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(Marketwatch)
 
 
 
Consumer sentiment seen stabilizing at the end of April. We said consumer (singular) not consumers (plural) because there is only one person buying things at this point
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(Bothell-Kenmore Reporter)
 
 
 
Report shows impact of Coronavirus on hotel industry, as eight of ten hotel rooms are empty nationwide. Please, take a moment to think of all the empty rooms in which no weird sex with cheap hookers will take place
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Thu April 23, 2020
(YouTube)
 
 
 
Clara is 91 and lived through the Great Depression. Suddenly, paying attention to how she makes The Poorman's Meal seems incredibly important
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(CNBC)
 
 
 
The anger came from employees who'd determined they'd make more money by collecting unemployment benefits than their normal paychecks. "I couldn't believe it," she added. "On what planet am I competing with unemployment?"
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(Reuters)
 
 
 
The virus has huffed and puffed, and blown homebuilder Pulte's forecast down
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(CNBC)
 
 
 
Will the recovery look like a 'U,' a 'V' or 'swoosh?' Economists try to predict the recovery while omitting the 'steaming pile'
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(NBC News)
 
 
 
Twenty. Six. Million
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Wed April 22, 2020
(Guardian)
 
 
 
Stiglitz sticksit on Trump. Oh my
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Tue April 21, 2020
(The Week)
 
 
 
Now it not time for fear-mongering about the national debt ...it's the least of our worries
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(Roadside America)
 
 
 
Daddy, can you choke a headless chicken? Why, yes son, you certainly can
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(The Atlantic)
 
 
 
The most effective leader on Earth may actually be from Middle Earth
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Mon April 20, 2020
(Vox)
 
 
 
Steven Mnuchin is a certified mnoron
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Sun April 19, 2020
(Smithsonian Magazine)
 
 
 
Aloha, bros - here is an article about the standard-issue uniform of Farkers, namely the Hawaiian shirt
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Fri April 17, 2020
(The New York Times)
 
 
 
It's not just November that the Republicans are panicking about
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(Axios)
 
 
 
Fed chair Jay Powell, the hero we need now during this coronavirus crisis
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(Guardian)
 
 
 
It turns out that screaming about deficits is fake news
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(Washington Post)
 
 
 
The protests against lockdowns and social distancing sure do look a lot like Trump rallies. Bonus: they seem to be fueled by online Russian disinformation programs
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Thu April 16, 2020
(NPR)
 
 
 
If ten years of "spectacular" economic growth can be wiped out in a month, then maybe "spectacular" was always the wrong word to describe America's economy. Perhaps "brittle", "fragile", or "bulls**t" would be more accurate?
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(Washington Post)
 
 
 
"We've never backed a Democrat for president. But Trump must be defeated"
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(Yahoo)
 
 
 
Congress to companies: If you want your bailout money no more payouts to shareholders and giant bonuses for execs. The Fed to banks: Now seems like a good time to ease restrictions on shareholder payouts and discretionary bonuses
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(Business Insider)
 
 
 
What do you mean I'm going to have to dry my own hair?
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(CNN)
 
 
 
Another 5.2 million Americans were granted 'Suddenly Promoted to Visitor' status by their employers, bringing the total to 22,000,000
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Wed April 15, 2020
(The Atlantic)
 
 
 
Subby is 39 and this is his 3rd recession and/or depression. Why should he be excited about "getting back to normal" when normal is unpredictable yet somehow regular kicks to the nuts?
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(CNBC)
 
 
 
When even Jim Cramer says the stock market rallying while 16M jobs are lost is "messed up", it's really farking messed up
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(ESPN)
 
 
 
The end of college sports as we knew them in 3... 2
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Tue April 14, 2020
(Marketwatch)
 
 
 
Trump and Hoover - is history repeating for the benefit of those who didn't pay attention the first time round?
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(CNBC)
 
 
 
IMF estimates we are heading into a depression type era. Stonks only go up
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(The Bulwark)
 
 
 
Donald Trump cements his legacy as the ditherer-in-chief
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(The New York Times)
 
 
 
Not content with a stock market crash, pandemic, bars closed and virtual speakeasies, compression of the roaring 1920s into the first few months of the 2020s continues with the worst economic downturn since the Great Depression
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