Bipartisan Support for Wall Street, Crumbs for Main Street

Bipartisan Support for Wall Street, Crumbs for Main Street

Democratic votes to make the Federal Reserve the silent partner in big business plunder in March make it easier for Republicans to stiff the unemployed in August. On Friday, the enhanced unemployment program, which has been a lifeline for millions of Americans during the current economic crisis, expired. There is no consensus in Washington to…

The US Chamber of Commerce Says Trump Is Bad for Business

The US Chamber of Commerce Says Trump Is Bad for Business

The administration’s in hot water with corporate America for draconian work visa policies. The Signal this week is that pigs just might be able to fly. In a little-noticed move, the US Chamber of Commerce, one of the Republican Party’s most reliable allies, has announced that it is preparing to sue the Trump administration over…

With loan money gone, restaurants are at mercy of coronvirus

NEW YORK (AP) — The check has arrived and beleaguered restaurant owners across America are looking down on their empty wallets.Government covronavirus loans in the spring helped eating establishments rehire laid-off employees and ride out the pandemic’s initial surge and wave of shutdown orders.But that Paycheck Protection Program money has now been spent at many…