Attorneys general for 50 U.S. states and territories announced an antitrust investigation of Google. It will be a wide-ranging review of the tech giant, just one that has come under fire in recent years for practices that threaten competition, consumers and the continued growth of the web. This is hardly the first time Silicon Valley has been accused of not playing fair. But what is the impact these companies are having on our daily lives, and how can we stop it from continuing?
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Trump's plan to re-privatize the mortgage loan companies Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae opens the door to the factors that caused the 2008 financial crisis.
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Since the mid-20th Century, every major recession in the United States has been preceded by an inversion of the bond “yield curve,” a key indicator of the health of the economy. In August, the curve inverted once again, leading to widespread alarm that a significant economic downturn is imminent.
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As U.S. schoolchildren return to the classroom, teachers across the country are asking for help from the public to bridge the gap between funding and need through a new viral campaign that is putting renewed focus on the woefully insufficient funding of U.S. public schools.
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