America’s miserable, K-shaped Christmas

America’s miserable, K-shaped Christmas

December 22, 2020 Darnetta Mahaffy 0

Summary List PlacementSanta’s in a plexiglass box, there’s an ever-worsening global pandemic, and just $600 is on its way. Merry Christmas, America.  In a year like no other, even Christmas isn’t immune to the devastating effects of the pandemic. Dr. Anthony Fauci will be celebrating on Zoom, and he’s urging fellow Americans to do the…

America’s technological leadership is at stake in this election

America’s technological leadership is at stake in this election

November 5, 2020 Darnetta Mahaffy 0

The US presidential election next Tuesday will shape the world for years, if not decades, to come. Not only because Joe Biden and Donald Trump have radically different ideas about immigration, health care, race, the economy, climate change, and the role of the state itself, but because they represent very different visions of the US’s…

How bike shops kept up with America’s 121% spike in demand

How bike shops kept up with America’s 121% spike in demand

October 20, 2020 Darnetta Mahaffy 0

Summary List PlacementFollowing is a transcription of the video. – When the coronavirus shut down public transportation and gyms, Americans returned to a trusted classic: the bicycle. In March, leisure-bike sales increased by 121% in the US. By April, bike shops across the country were cleared out of inventory. Adam McDermott: At no point did…

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America’s Top General Isn’t That Sorry

June 11, 2020 Darnetta Mahaffy 0

Mark Milley is sorry. For the photo op, not the invasion of American streets with soldiers. Milley—the four-star Army general who, as chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, has made a franchise of slumping in a chair beside the commander-in-chief with a look of shame—sent reporters and pundits aflutter Thursday when, in a prerecorded…

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Corporate America’s plan to fight racial injustice: form a committee

June 5, 2020 Darnetta Mahaffy 0

Business Roundtable made up of leading chief executives Walmart chief says ‘time to act to address racial inequality’ Corporate America plans to fight for racial equality and justice by forming a committee, the nation’s largest business lobby announced on Friday. Related: Trump’s comment ‘this is a great day’ for George Floyd draws immediate outrage –…