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Stimulus Checks and the Rise of the New Poor

On March 12, 2021, Congress administered the second round of stimulus checks. With many Americans currently jobless and financially insecure, these checks were much needed. Congress decided on the amount $1400. All around, citizens are bowing on their knees at the country’s brave and generous leaders.  “With fourteen hundred dollars, …

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Audiobooks shakeup a timeword traditon

Crinkly white pages and leather bound spines are  the traditional composition of books. Books have been made in this format for centuries, however, the 21st century has revolutionized even this time-worn tradition. It began with ebooks, which allow bibliophiles to download hundreds of books onto one lightweight tablet. Audiobooks are …

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Inter Ikea faces tax troubles in Europe

On Tuesday, Dec. 19, Margrethe Vestager, European Commissioner on commercial competition, announced the investigation of IKEA’s tax construction in the Netherlands. Suspected of evading up to a billion euros in taxes between 2009 and 2014, IKEA  has established a unique financial system that allows them to pay less corporation tax. …

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