The Pentagon accidentally retweeted an activist’s tweet calling for President Donald Trump to resign. And yes, we mean that literally.
The tweet from @ProudResister — because of course — said Trump should leave the White House due to sexual assault allegations against him, like those facing Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore and Democratic Sen. Al Franken of Minnesota.
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America’s biggest investment managers aren’t thrilled with the GOP tax bill.
Under a little-publicized provision of the bill, clients would be forced to sell their oldest shares first when cashing out of positions, according to a report from Laura Saunders of the Wall Street Journal. That would reduce flexibility in terms of minimizing taxes, something that investment firms fear could end up costing clients loads of money.
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Vladimir Putin was put on the spot by an American reporter in Russia last night, asked to comment about US president Donald Trump’s abrupt firing of FBI chief James Comey the day before. Given the controversy about alleged Russian meddling in the recent US election—the subject of a high-profile FBI investigation—it was a fair question to ask the Russian leader.
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World War II affected the U.S. labor market in countless ways, but in the farms of the South and West, the impact was perhaps most visible when harvest time arrived. With American workers off fighting and therefore hard to come by, Mexican farm workers were brought to the U.S. as legal guest workers known as braceros.
The program continued after the war ended, as workers continued to cross the border in search of work. That was the world documented in 1957, when the photographer Sid Avery was assigned by the Saturday Evening Post to do a story on the Bracero program.
Continue reading Long-Lost Photos Reveal Life of Mexican Migrant Workers in 1950s America
The retail apocalypse has descended on America.More than 3,500 stores are expected to close across the US in the next couple of months .
Department stores like Macy’s, Sears, and JCPenney and retailers including BCBG, Abercrombie & Fitch, and Bebe have decided to close dozens of stores.
Walking through a mall in 2017 is like walking through a graveyard.
Here’s photographic proof that a retail apocalypse is hitting the US hard.
Perhaps most emblematic of the retail apocalypse are photos of dead malls.
Continue reading These haunting photos of the retail apocalypse reveal a new normal in America