New York Times staffers revolt, push holiday weekend boycott of its Wirecutter service amid strike

Staffers from the New York Times are openly revolting against their employer in solidarity with colleagues who went on strike during Thanksgiving weekend. 

Wirecutter, which the Times describes as its “product recommendation service” offering consumers trusted advice on the latest merchandise being sold, published an article Thursday on the “75+ Best Early Black Friday Deals for 2021” ahead of the biggest shopping day of the season. 

However, when the Times

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Democratic-led House makes conservation push with lands bill

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Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., walks to a news conference as the Democratic-led House is poised to pass a bill that enshrines protections in the nation’s labor and civil rights laws for LGBTQ people, a top priority of President Joe Biden, at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

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The House passed legislation Friday that would create about

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The Economy Needs a Push, But Just How Much Is a Trickier Puzzle

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Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell.


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Federal Reserve Chairman
Jerome Powell
said on Tuesday that the recovery has “a long way to go,” though economists are focused on how much stimulus could be too much.

The Fed has used its policy arsenal—setting short-term rates near zero and buying up bonds—to spur growth. It remains determined to stay on this path until unemployment drops significantly and

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Final push to turn out voters in Georgia Senate runoff

ATLANTA – Campaigns and outside groups are making a final push to turn out election-weary Georgians whose votes will determine control of the U.S. Senate.

More than 2.3 million people — nearly half the turnout of last month’s presidential election — had already cast their ballots early, in person or by absentee ballot, by Tuesday morning.

With margins in the Jan. 5 runoffs expected to be tight, the campaigns for

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You can pay to push the button to implode Trump Plaza in Atlantic City

One of President Donald Trump’s former Atlantic City casinos will be blown up next month, and for the right amount of money, you could be the one to press the button that brings it down.

The demolition of the former Trump Plaza casino will become a fundraiser to benefit the Boys & Girls Club of Atlantic City that the mayor hopes will raise in excess of $1 million

Opened in

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Florida Cases Hit Record; Push to Open Schools: Virus Update

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Florida reported its highest-ever increase of Covid-19 cases, 15,300, or a 6% rise compared to a 4.8% average over the last week. Reported deaths dropped to 44, from 95 the day before.

U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos said “the rule should be that kids go back to school this fall,” despite rising cases around the country.

South Africa may reintroduce tighter regulations on the movement of people and

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Push to Reopen U.S. Schools; New York Cases Steady: Virus Update

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U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos said “the rule should be that kids go back to school this fall,” despite rising cases around the country. New York reported 677 new cases, in line with daily rises in the last week, and five deaths.

South Africa may reintroduce tighter regulations on the movement of people and curb sales of alcohol as coronavirus infections soar, the Sunday Times reported. Hungary is

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