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Women leaving workforce

Women Retreating from the Workforce in Record Numbers; 22 More Reasons to Vote in November; and More

Women leaving workforce in record numbers due to COVID-19. Millions of women are changing their careers as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, either drastically cutting back on the hours they work or retiring completely, the Daily Mail reports. The data comes in part from a survey of 40,000 women…

6 Essential Leadership Lessons From The First 2020 Presidential Debate

The first presidential debate on Sept. 29, 2020 will not be remembered for either candidates’ ideas or outlining of proposed policies. Instead, it was a highly contentious argument rife with personal insults and constant interruption. ABC anchor George Stephanopoulos, who has moderated and covered  presidential debates and has also been…

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Explosive New Growth in Small Businesses Due to COVID-19; America’s Police Force is Not Becoming More Diverse Despite BLM Movement; the Best and Worst Performing States in the 2020 Census; and More

Even with incredible nationwide unemployment rates, the creation of new small and diverse businesses has exploded due to COVID-19. Finally some news coming out of our pandemic: The Philadelphia Tribune reports that as bars and restaurants closed and stay-at-home orders were put into place earlier in 2020 to help fight…

Breathe March in Globe Park, New York, USA - 12 Sep 2020

Cities under attack from the Justice Department; Louisville bracing for the Breonna Taylor murder charge; Twitter reveals its racist side; and More

Justice department attacks three U.S. cities, declaring them anarchist zones — despite most of the protests that took place in each city being peaceful marches in support of the Black Lives Matter movement. In a move designed to pull federal funding from New York City, Seattle and Portland, OR, the…

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Voter Shutting Down Trump at Town Hall Offers a Lesson on Women Asserting Themselves

Kutztown University assistant professor Ellesia Blaque was simply asking President Trump a question at an ABC News town hall event when she made headlines for shutting him down when he began to speak over her. Blaque disclosed that she was born with an inflammatory disease called Sarcoidosis and asked the…

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Trump Bans Diversity Training in Federal Agencies

In a Sept. 4 memo to the Office of Management and Budget, director Russell Vought said President Trump believes diversity and inclusion and anti-racism trainings are “divisive [and] anti-American propaganda.” The document, which comes at a time when corporations are putting out statements condemning racism and vowing to improve diversity…

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Supreme Court Blocks Trump’s Attempt to End DACA

The Supreme Court ruled Thursday that the Trump administration could not immediately proceed with its plan to end Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). DACA, an Obama-era program, protects 700,000 young immigrants in the U.S. from deportation. These young immigrants, referred to as Dreamers, came without documentation under their parents’…

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SNAP Benefits Will No Longer Apply to Nearly 700,000 People Under New Trump Administration USDA Rule

This week, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced a new rule tightening requirements for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) recipients. The rule will decrease the number of people eligible for SNAP benefits by nearly 2%, which means 688,000 people will no longer qualify. SNAP benefits, formerly known as Food…

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Nancy Pelosi Says U.S. House of Representatives Will Proceed With Articles of Impeachment Against President Trump

Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced Thursday the U.S. House of Representatives will proceed with articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump.  In an announcement on Capitol Hill, Pelosi said “the president leaves us no choice” in pursuing the impeachment. “In the course of today’s events it becomes necessary for…