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US Bans All Imports From China’s Xinjiang Region
The Uyghurs, a Muslim minority concentrated predominantly in China’s northwestern region of Xinjiang, have drawn the attention of human rights activists worldwide for the persecution they have been undergoing at the hands of the Chinese...
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Biden Administration Rejects Calls to Ban Killer Robots While UN Urges Action
As human rights activists, backed by dozens of countries, call for an outright ban on the use of lethal autonomous weapons or “killer robots” ahead of high-level talks at the United Nations (UN) this week...
The U.S. has been experiencing its highest rates of inflation in decades, with differing opinions about its major drivers.
Consumer Price Inflation Growth Fastest in Four Decades
The U.S. Labor Department recently released inflation statistics for last month, painting a grim picture of the economy. The Consumer Price Index (CPI), which measures how much customers pay for goods and services, jumped by...
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How China Attempted to Economically ‘Break’ Australia
Kurt Campbell, the Indo-Pacific coordinator for the Biden administration, recently warned that Beijing has resorted to “dramatic economic warfare” in an attempt to “break” Australia economically. He made the comments while delivering a speech at...
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Biden’s 1.75 Trillion-Dollar Build Back Better Social Spending and Climate Bill Approved by House
On Nov. 19, the House passed President Joe Biden’s $1.75 trillion social safety and climate bill. The vote passed 220-213, with one Democrat opposing it. Republicans, who have been rallying against the bill since it...
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Black Americans Sue Farm Owners For Paying Foreign Workers More
Six black Americans working for farms in Mississippi have filed a lawsuit against the farm owners after being replaced by white South African immigrants on an H-2A visa program. According to workers, the farm owners...
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US Federal Government Terminates Multi-million Dollar Contract With Vaccine Manufacturer
Emergent BioSolutions, a Maryland-based vaccine manufacturer has announced that its multi-million dollar contract with the United States government has been canceled. In March this year, the company was accused of ruining nearly 15 million doses...
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US Heating Costs Expected to Soar Alongside Rising Gas Prices
Biden-appointed Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm confirmed on Oct. 7 that Americans should expect higher heating costs for the winter of 2021. In a time when the pandemic has hit the world’s economies hard, the rise...
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$1.2 Trillion Infrastructure Bill Passed by House While Vote on ‘Build Back Better’ Postponed
On Nov. 5, the House voted to pass the $1.2 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill, sending it over to President Joe Biden to sign into law. The bill was passed 228-206, with 13 Republican lawmakers joining...
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Poll Reveals Majority of Americans Skeptical About Economy’s Performance
A recent poll has revealed that two-thirds of the American population believe the economy is in dire straits and almost half of the respondents see things getting worse in 2022. According to an AP-NORC poll...
Florida has one of the lowest COVID-19 infections in the United States despite not implementing strict pandemic restrictions.
Florida Registers Lowest COVID-19 Infection Rate in America, State Sues Biden
For months, pro-vaccination groups have been criticizing the state of Florida and its governor, Ron DeSantis, for what they believe were lax pandemic measures. However, recent data shows that Florida is doing quite well in...
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Polls Show Majority of Americans Disapprove of Biden, are Worried About America’s Future
It has been more than nine months since Joe Biden became President of the United States. In these nine months, the president has faced criticism on several issues ranging from his administration’s COVID-19 management to...