10 Sunday Readings-Big Picture
Look away!mine Sunday morning Look at incompetence, corruption, and policy errors:
• Everything the press says about the economy is wrong: it is soaring As employees enjoy unparalleled influence in the market, workers’ wages have risen this year. Employment growth is soaring. Due to strong consumer demand, the company is printing profits-Target’s sales soared 13% in the last quarter, and the retail giant expects double-digit growth in the holiday shopping season. This is important because consumer spending accounts for two-thirds of the economy. The mortgage interest rate has been hovering around 2.5% (Press run) You can also take a look Where did all the workers go? The labor shortage is spreading in many countries. Are they the result of reduced migration? Retire early? Will they last? (Financial Times)
• Covid misinformation spreads because too many Americans have poor math For some people, the two-step calculation is difficult enough, but assessing vaccine effectiveness requires multiple steps. (Washington post)
• The story of The Son of the Gun Cincinnati uprising in 1977, and the man who changed the course of the NRA foreverThese people see a completely different future for the NRA, led by two new members from Texas. The former head of the U.S. Border Patrol, Harlon Carter, is a spokesperson for the NRA’s growing political influence. He founded the Institute for Legislative Action (ILA) in 1975 to lobby, testify, and recruit new members. At the same time, Neal Knox, the editor of Guns Weekly, Handloader and Rifle magazines, built a force from the outside, and wrote extensively on every area of ??gun legislation that passed Congress. Article for reading. They are the puppets of the NRA New Guard, whose infantry has been fighting for the support of American gun owners for months and hope that the old guard will get rid of the predicament. (Moderate)
• “Inflation Experts” have waited many years to tell you about I-Word After decades of modest growth in consumer prices, investors no longer worry about it—until now. Suddenly, Michael Ashton found himself really busy. (Work Week)
• Chakras, crystals and conspiracy theories: how the health industry abandons Covid science Its experts are increasingly preaching vaccine skepticism, conspiracy theories, and the myth that patients must blame themselves. How did self-care become so annoying? (protector)
• How childcare services became the most bankrupt business in the U.S. Biden has a plan, if the provider does not go bankrupt first, then parents can afford day care. (Work Week)
• How the police justified the killing of a driver: a vehicle is a weapon The military officer’s defense of killing a man who held neither a gun nor a knife has repeatedly appeared throughout the country: Vehicles are weaponsThe investigation into parking investigations that led to the deaths of more than 400 similar unarmed people in the past five years is often used to explain why the police shot at the driver. Most of the time, this is not the case. (New York Times)
• Leaked text: On January 6th, organizers said they “follow the leadership of the President of the United States” According to leaked mass text messages obtained by Rolling Stone, the rally planners coordinated closely with the White House before January 6 and prepared a dinner party when the Capitol was under siege.Rolling Stone)
• Bonnie and Clyde of MAGA World: For ten years, Dustin Stockton and Jennifer Lawrence, like a few other Americans, have been surfing the populist right-wing political wave. Then came January 6. The story of many of the people who landed on the Capitol in January is now well known: millionaires flew in on private jets, militia members quarreled, and QAnon cosplayers searched for clues to the conspiracy. Then Dustin Stockton and Jane Lawrence. For them, the January 6th rally was the culmination of the work they had done in the past decade — work that preceded the election conspiracy, QAnon, or Donald Trump’s political career. They are committed to dismantling the institutions of the two parties and the government itself and replacing them with a government that they believe is closer to the people, closer to God, and closer to the constitution. (politics)
• Why do so many young Americans hate sports? Why did the sports live broadcast ratings drop? Rating analysis giant Nielsen stated in 2019 that Gen Z “has higher expectations for entertainment experiences and new ways of discovering and consuming content”. Considering the size of the sports industry complex-tens of billions of dollars in annual revenue, including approximately $20 billion in media rights-the sharp decline in interest among young people has raised concerns about the long-term sustainability of sports leagues and the media. Broadcast their content. Market data paints a grim picture for the future of professional sports. In Union offices across the country, the campaign to protect it is proceeding smoothly. Stakeholders have taken note. (Inner hook)
Be sure to check our Master of Business Meet with Steven Fradkin, president of Northern Trust Wealth Management, a division of the insurance giant, this weekend. The group manages $355 billion in assets and serves one-fifth of the wealthiest households in the United States. Fradkin served as Chief Financial Officer and Head of NT International Business.
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