The nonvoilent, nationwide National General Strike has been called for one week from tomorrow, with rallies up and down the country. The strikers have two demands for elected lawmakers: 1. Reaffirm your oath of office and unbounded compliance with the Constitution of the United States of America; and 2. Actively oppose any governmental language or action that violates any tenent of our Constitution.
Before taking oath as the President of the United States, Donald Trump insisted that, while he would remain in charge of his companies, they would not be taking any new foreign deals. As recently as 2019, the Trump children claimed this was still true — that they were not profiting from foreign deals. On Friday,… READ THE REST
Social Media Researcher Erin Gallagher put this short video together, showing when Google Trends have spiked for "white nationalists" and "white supremacists," and comparing that to national interest in "Antifa" — the umbrella term for a loose affiliation of anti-fascist activists, which has been appropriated by Trump and Fox News and turned into shorthand for… READ THE REST
The Atlantic has a long, detailed, and harrowing new piece by Barton Gellman that goes in-depth into election security and the GOP's established history of voter suppression tactics. But Gellman also speaks with a few members of the Trump campaign team, who — as long as their names are protected — are very open about… READ THE REST
If you thought the fear and instability that the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic unleashed on world financial markets would send investors scurrying for the sidelines, think again. In fact, the individual investor has jumped into this new economic landscape with both feet in 2020. Retail investors — everyday, non-professional stock traders — now account… READ THE REST
Fix-it projects don't always fit to your schedule. In fact, it often feels like projects or even emergencies that require your attention often come at the worst possible moments. That's why it feels like every time there's a leaky pipe or a problem underneath a vehicle or a wild animal stuck underneath your house, it… READ THE REST
What's the only thing tougher than deciding to finally get your financial life and monthly budgeting on track and under control? When there are two of you. Making sure to log all of your transactions and be fiscally responsible is often difficult enough, but when you're trying to manage that operation when both you and… READ THE REST