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Can't find chicken wings, diapers, or a new car? Here's a list of all the shortages hitting the reopening economy.

Empty shelves and shoppers are visible at a Target retail store during an outbreak of the COVID-19 coronavirus in Contra Costa County, Dublin, California, March 15, 2020. Photo by Smith Collection/Gado/Getty Images As the US economy increasingly reopens, the economy is seeing shortages of all sorts of items. If you've tried to buy (or rent) a car or eat some chicken wings, you've probably noticed. Insider rounded up some of the major shortages across the US economy, and why they...
Tags: Apple, Post, Texas, Washington, White House, China, US, America, Los Angeles, Trends, Opec, Bloomberg, Joe Biden, Intel, Brazil, Argentina


Ted Cruz's threat to 'woke CEOs' was 'the most openly corrupt thing any Senator has said,' ethics expert says

"This may be the most openly corrupt thing any Senator has said," the former ethics watchdog said. Getty Ted Cruz's newspaper column on "woke CEOs" was the "most openly corrupt thing any Senator has said," according to the former director of the office of government ethics. The Texas senator in a Wall Street Journal column published last week expressed his anger at corporations objecting to Georgia's new voting laws. "This time, we won't look the other way on Coca-Cola's $1...
Tags: Politics, Texas, News, Senate, Trends, Georgia, Gop, Ted Cruz, Republican, Coca Cola, Boeing, Major League Baseball, Wall Street Journal, Cruz, Export Import Bank, Walter Shaub


Ted Cruz publicly threatens "woke" corporations that he will no longer take their bribes

In a barefaced, spiteful opinion piece in The Wall Street Journal, Ted Cruz told corporations who support Georgia's anti-democratic election laws that he will no longer accept their bribes in exchange for ignoring their malfeasance: This time, we won't look the other way on Coca-Cola's $12 billion in back taxes owed. — Read the rest
Tags: Post, Politics, News, Georgia, Ted Cruz, Coca Cola, Threats, Corporate Welfare


Ted Cruz publicly threatens "woke" corporations that he wont take their bribes

In a barefaced, spiteful opinion piece in The Wall Street Journal, Ted Cruz told corporations who support Georgia's anti-democratic election laws that he will no longer accept their bribes in exchange for ignoring their malfeasance: This time, we won't look the other way on Coca-Cola's $12 billion in back taxes owed. — Read the rest
Tags: Post, Politics, News, Georgia, Ted Cruz, Coca Cola, Threats, Corporate Welfare


10 Things in Politics: Big problems may await the economy

Good morning! I hope you had a nice weekend. Welcome back to 10 Things in Politics, your weekday look at the biggest stories in DC and beyond. Sign up here to receive this newsletter.Send tips to [email protected] or tweet me at @BrentGriffiths.Here's what we're talking about:America is getting ready for its post pandemic glow-upThese nine chiefs of staff counsel House Republicans' unruliest conspiracy theoristsSpace agencies couldn't stop a simulated asteroid from crashing ...
Tags: Apple, Europe, Utah, Post, Florida, Texas, Supreme Court, California, Senate, White House, Virginia, India, Narendra Modi, US, America, Trends


3 GOP senators who decried 'woke' corporate America's response to Georgia voting laws say they'll keep taking PAC money

Texas Sen. John Cornyn, Florida Sen. Marco Rubio, Florida Sen. Rick Scott. Kevin Dietsch-Pool/Getty Images, Graeme Jennings-Pool/Getty Images, Alex Wong/Getty Images Some GOP senators slammed "woke" corporate America for speaking out against Georgia's voting laws. But three of these lawmakers told Forbes they still planned to accept money from corporate PACs. "I don't think anyone's contribution guarantees I'm supportive of them," Sen. Marco Rubio said. See more stories on ...
Tags: New York Post, Florida, Politics, Senate, America, Trends, Georgia, Bank Of America, Bloomberg, Joe Biden, Features, Delta Airlines, Gop, House, Delta, PAC


Photos of the weirdest and most unique McDonald's restaurants in the world

This McDonald's restaurant in Taupo, New Zealand, is located inside a decommissioned plane. EQRoy/Shutterstock Some McDonald's restaurants are found in downright strange locations. One McDonald's restaurant in Taupo, New Zealand, is located inside a decommissioned plane. A glass-walled McDonald's restaurant has received an award for its impressive architecture. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. The McDonald's location in Downey, California, is the ...
Tags: Photos, Food, White House, US, Trends, Nasa, Features, Chicago, Unesco, Restaurant, Budapest, United States, Maine, Fast Food, Arizona, Retail


Meet the team of Black executives who quickly mobilized hundreds of CEOs to oppose restrictive voting laws

Kenneth Chenault Justin Sullivan / Getty Justin Sullivan / Getty Five Black executives led the effort to get 700 companies to oppose restrictive voter laws. Charles Phillips, former CEO of Infor, said they texted and emailed hundreds of companies. Over the course of 3 weeks, companies came together to speak out against the Georgia law. See more stories on Insider's business page. Hundreds of companies signed a statement Wednesday that condemned restrictive voting laws, like the one pas...
Tags: Verizon, Politics, News, Washington Post, Stanford, US, Trends, Georgia, Merck, Harvard, Selma, Retail, American Express, Berkshire Hathaway, Warren Buffett, Darden Restaurants


Business pushback against voting measures gains steam

By David Koenig, Brian Slodysko and Michelle Chapman | Associated Press Big business has ratcheted up its objections to proposals that would make it harder to vote, with several hundred companies and executives signing a new statement opposing “any discriminatory legislation.” The letter, published Wednesday in The New York Times and The Washington Post, was signed by companies including Amazon, Google, Starbucks and Bank of America, and individuals such as Warren Buffett and Michael Bloomberg,...
Tags: Amazon, Business, Politics, Elections, New York, News, Congress, Washington Post, Senate, General Motors, Atlanta, Georgia, Walmart, Bank Of America, Sport, Joe Biden


Walmart, Delta, and Coca-Cola refused to join hundreds of other companies in opposing restrictive voting laws - here's why

A voter walks to the entrance during early voting for the Senate runoff election, at Ron Anderson Recreation Center, Thursday, Dec. 17, 2020, in Powder Springs, Ga. Todd Kirkland/AP Todd Kirkland/AP Hundreds of companies signed a statement opposing restrictive voting laws Wednesday. Some notable companies, including Walmart, Delta, and Coca-Cola, opted not to join. JPMorgan, which didn't sign, said it made its own statement supporting voting rights last month. See more stories on Insi...
Tags: Home Depot, Politics, News, Coca Cola, Washington Post, Senate, America, Trends, Georgia, Walmart, Cnn, Delta, The Times, Warren Buffett, The New York Times, Times


A majority of CEOs say Biden's proposed corporate tax hike could undo the economic gains from Trump's cuts

Uncle Sam. Ben Sklar / Stringer/Getty Images Ben Sklar / Stringer/Getty Images A majority of US CEOs are saying Biden's corporate tax increase would negatively affect business. Wage growth, hiring, and research and development spending would slow as a result, the CEOs said. Biden proposed upping the corporate tax rate to 28% from 21%, but has since said he may compromise. See more stories on Insider's business page. American business leaders are warning a corporate tax rate hike ...
Tags: Amazon, Politics, Taxes, News, Corporate America, White House, US, America, Trends, Joe Biden, Economy, Jeff Bezos, Biden, Coca Cola, Brookings Institution, Trump


100 top business leaders met to discuss halting donations to politicians who back 'restrictive' voting laws, including in Georgia

Kenneth Chenault. Mary Altaffer/AP Top business leaders met on Zoom this weekend to map out their response to new voting restrictions. The WSJ reported that CEOs were asked to sign a statement opposing restrictive voting legislation. The CEOs discussed halting donations to politicians supporting the bills and stopping investments in states that pass the laws, the Post reported. See more stories on Insider's business page. More than 100 CEOs and senior leaders on Saturday met on a Zoom ...
Tags: Post, Politics, Texas, Washington Post, Kentucky, Senate, US, Trends, Chief executive officer, Georgia, Economy, Corporations, Yale, New York Times, Delta, American Express


Corporate executives set to join effort to increase voter access in the wake of new voting laws: WSJ

Kenneth Chenault. Mary Altaffer/AP Top business leaders met on Zoom this weekend to map out their response to new voting restrictions. The WSJ reported that CEOs were asked to sign a statement opposing restrictive voting legislation. "This is a nonpartisan issue, this is a moral issue," Kenneth Chenault, former CEO and Chairman of American Express, told the Journal last month. See more stories on Insider's business page. Numerous chief executives and senior leaders met on a Zoom call t...
Tags: Politics, Texas, Kentucky, Senate, US, Trends, Chief executive officer, Georgia, Economy, Corporations, New York Times, Delta, American Express, Mitch McConnell, Business Leaders, Coca Cola


Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp says that voters waiting in long lines can order from Uber Eats

Gov. Brian Kemp (R-Georgia) speaks during an April 3 news conference in Atlanta about Major League Baseball's decision to move the 2021 All-Star Game over the league's objection to the state's new voting law. AP Photo/Brynn Anderson Gov. Brian Kemp suggested that voters waiting in long lines could order food from delivery apps. "They can order a pizza," he said. "They can order Grubhub or Uber Eats, right?" Kemp then accused Democratic-led jurisdictions of mismanaging their ele...
Tags: Politics, Elections, Voting, News, Trends, Atlanta, Georgia, Joe Biden, Gop, Delta, Biden, Coca Cola, Major League Baseball, Uber Eats, State, NewsMax


Georgia corporations tried to interfere with our democracy. We didn’t let them | Nsé Ufot

When Coca-Cola and Delta backed bigoted lawmakers, we organized, rose up, used our voices to make change – and it workedIn the last general election, Georgians delivered our country from the hands of fascism by securing Democrats in the White House and the Senate. As payback for doing so, Republicans are waging an unholy war against voting rights in the state, pushing Jim Crow-style measures like SB 202 into law, which will make it harder for hundreds of thousands of Georgians to cast their ball...
Tags: Senate, White House, Georgia, World news, US news, Delta, Coca Cola, Jim Crow, US voting rights, Delta Coca Cola and Home Depot


10 Things in Politics: Biden wants top companies to pay up

President Joe Biden discuses his jobs plan during an event on the White House campus on April 7 Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images Good morning! If this was forwarded to you, sign up here. I'm Brent Griffiths. Send tips to [email protected] or tweet me @BrentGriffiths.Here's what we're talking about today:Biden says he's open to negotiating on how to pay for his $2 trillion jobs plan62 million doses of Johnson & Johnson vaccine need to be checked for contaminationThe W...
Tags: Transportation, Florida, Politics, Congress, Washington Post, Cbs News, Senate, White House, West Virginia, Newsletter, Trends, Georgia, Joe Biden, Getty Images, Gop, House


Mitch McConnell retracts his demand that corporations 'stay out of politics' amid outrage over Georgia's voting law

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Kentucky). AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell on Wednesday walked back his demand that corporations "stay out of politics." McConnell and other Republicans are condemning major companies for speaking out against Georgia's restrictive voting law. The Kentucky Republican revised his criticism and said companies are "certainly entitled to be involved in politics." See more stories on Insider's business page. Sen...
Tags: Politics, News, Coca-cola, Kentucky, Senate, America, Trends, Atlanta, Georgia, Corporations, Gop, Mitch McConnell, Major League Baseball, Don, All Star, McConnell


The GOP's flailing response to the Georgia voting law backlash shows how lost the party is

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell offers a stimulus compromise at a press conference with Republican Senator from Wyoming John Barrasso (L) and Republican Senator from South Dakota John Thune (R) at the Capitol. Photo by Nicholas Kamm/POOL/AFP via Getty Images The GOP response to backlash over Georgia's new voting restrictions shows how lost it is. The typically pro-corporate party is threatening tax hikes on major companies criticizing the law. And as Republicans rant about "canc...
Tags: Florida, Politics, Elections, Voting, News, Congress, Senate, US, America, Trends, Atlanta, Georgia, Analysis, Democrats, Gop, Wyoming


Republicans are threatening tax hikes and boycotts to punish companies that criticize restrictive voting laws

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell offers a stimulus compromise at a press conference with Republican Senator from Wyoming John Barrasso (L) and Republican Senator from South Dakota John Thune (R) at the Capitol. Photo by Nicholas Kamm/POOL/AFP via Getty Images Top Republicans have proposed punishing corporations who criticized GOP bills restricting voting. Firms including Coca-Cola and American Airlines have criticized the bills in Georgia and Texas. In Georgia GOP lawmakers attempte...
Tags: Politics, Texas, Corporate America, Congress, Finance, Senate, Politico, America, Trends, Georgia, Gop, Wyoming, House, News UK, Delta, Mlb


10 Things in Politics: Anti-Trump Republicans weigh in on Biden

Clockwise from top left: Former RNC Chair Michael Steele; former New Jersey Gov. Christie Todd Whitman;Former Trump communications director Anthony Scaramucci and Former Rep. Susan Molinari Steele/Photo By Bill Clark/Roll Call; Whitman, AP Photo/Mel Evans; Scaramucci/ AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais; Molinari/ Photo by Teresa Kroeger/Getty Images for Google Good morning! Congratulations to Baylor who finished Gonzaga's quest for a perfect season with a rout in the men's national t...
Tags: Google, New York, Supreme Court, Minneapolis, Congress, Senate, White House, Politico, US, West Virginia, Trends, Georgia, Chicago, Democrats, Arkansas, Connecticut


A breakdown of what's in Trump's new office - including a nearly hidden bottle that suggests he's drinking Coke despite calling for boycott

Donald Trump outside the entrance of Mar-a-Lago on December 21, 2016. Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post via Getty Images Trump advisor Stephen Miller tweeted a photo of himself and Trump in Trump's new office Monday. Eagle-eyed observers noticed what looked like a glass Diet Coke bottle hidden on Trump's desk. Days earlier Trump told his supporters to boycott Coca-Cola for opposing Georgia's new voting laws. See more stories on Insider's business page. Donald Trump is back...
Tags: Politics, Coca Cola, Washington Post, White House, Trends, Georgia, South Dakota, New York Times, Donald Trump, Miller, Trump, Boycott, South Florida, Mount Rushmore, Kristi Noem, Stephen Miller


Coca-Cola, Delta, United, and 7 other companies blast Georgia's new voting law in a wave of corporate backlash

A person with voter protection waits for voters to arrive during Georgia's Senate runoff elections on Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2021, in Atlanta. Brynn Anderson/AP Brynn Anderson/AP Atlanta-based Coca-Cola, Delta, and Home Depot have spoken out against suppressing voter rights. Dozens of Black business leaders called on American corporations to oppose new laws like Georgia's. United, Apple, and JPMorgan have also made statements defending voter rights. See more stories on Insider's bus...
Tags: Apple, Transportation, Home Depot, Politics, New York, Voting, News, Coca Cola, Senate, US, Trends, Atlanta, Georgia, Merck, Joe Biden, Cnn


Mitch McConnell says big companies like MLB 'must stop taking cues from the Outrage-Industrial Complex' when it comes to voting laws

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., listens as the Senate Rules Committee holds a hearing on the "For the People Act," which would expand access to voting and other voting reforms, at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, March 24, 2021. Scott J. Applewhite/AP Mitch McConnell slammed big companies for "taking cues from the Outrage-Industrial Complex" on voting. A number of major corporations have spoken out or taken action over Georgia's new voting law. McConnell said that "...
Tags: Politics, Elections, Voting, Microsoft, Washington Post, Washington, Senate, Trends, Atlanta, Georgia, Joe Biden, Delta, Mlb, Mitch McConnell, US Senate, Ncaa


10 Things in Politics: This GOP senator's everywhere in Biden's DC

Republican Sen. Todd Young of Indiana walks through the Capitol. Caroline Brehman/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images Good morning! We hope you all had a great weekend. Congratulations to Stanford on winning their first women's basketball championship since 1992. Sign up here to get this newsletter in your inbox each day. Send your tips and suggestions to [email protected] or tweet me @BrentGriffiths. Here's what you need to know:This is the most important senator you've ...
Tags: Amazon, Transportation, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Florida, Viola Davis, Minnesota, Obama, Congress, Washington Post, Stanford, Senate, White House, China, Trends, Atlanta


Trump is calling for a MLB boycott after the league said it would move its All-Star game out of Georgia. Conservative lawmakers discussed removing the league's antitrust exemption.

Former President Donald Trump and former first lady Melania Trump. Bill O'Leary/The Washington Post via Getty Images Former President Donald Trump on Friday called for a boycott of Major League Baseball. MLB officials said the league would no longer host its All-Star Game in Atlanta. The move came in the wake of a restrictive voting law enacted in Georgia last week. See more stories on Insider's business page. Former President Donald Trump on Friday called for a boycott of Major Le...
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Donald Trump is calling for an MLB boycott after the league said it would move its All-Star game out of Georgia. Conservative lawmakers discussed removing the league's antitrust exemption.

Former President Donald Trump and former first lady Melania Trump. Bill O'Leary/The Washington Post via Getty Images Former President Donald Trump on Friday called for a boycott of Major League Baseball. MLB officials said the league would no longer host its All-Star Game in Atlanta. The move came in the wake of a restrictive voting law enacted in Georgia last week. See more stories on Insider's business page. Former President Donald Trump on Friday called for a boycott of Major Le...
Tags: Politics, News, Washington Post, Trends, Atlanta, Georgia, Joe Biden, Ted Cruz, Delta, Mlb, Baseball, Biden, Donald Trump, Coca Cola, Major League Baseball, Mike Lee


Biden backs moving MLB All-Star game out of Georgia over new voting law, which he called 'Jim Crow on steroids'

Then-Vice President Joe Biden looks on during Game Three of the 2009 MLB World Series at Citizens Bank Park on October 31, 2009 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. ( Rich Pilling/Getty Images President Joe Biden endorses moving the MLB All-Star game out of Georgia. Biden cited the state's new voting law, which he told ESPN is "Jim Crow on steroids." The law includes a provision banning volunteers from delivering food or drinks to voters in line. See more stories on Insider's business pa...
Tags: Politics, News, Sports, Trends, Georgia, Joe Biden, Delta Airlines, Mlb, Baseball, Espn, Biden, Coca Cola, Jim Crow, Panetta, Clark, DAVE ROBERTS


More than 70 top Black business leaders are reportedly urging US companies to fight against Republican voting laws

Kenneth Chenault speaks onstage in 2018 and Merck CEO, Kenneth Frazier, speaks at a briefing on the production of the Covid-19 vaccine in 2021 Earl Gibson III/WireImage/MANDEL NGAN/AFP via Getty Images 72 Black executives are urging US companies to speak out about new voting laws, the NYT reports. They claim the new bill, being advanced by Republicans, could restrict the rights of Black voters. Former American Express CEO, Kenneth Chenault and Merck CEO Kenneth Frazier are in charge of the...
Tags: Apple, Business, Politics, Cook, Voting, Law, US, America, Trends, Georgia, Merck, Joe Biden, Cnn, Companies, Delta Airlines, Tim Cook


10 Things in Politics: How Biden plans to spend $2 trillion

President Joe Biden unveils part of his infrastructure plan in Pittsburgh on March 31. Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images Good morning! Welcome back to 10 Things in Politics. Sign up here to get this newsletter in your inbox each day. Send your tips and suggestions to [email protected] or tweet me @BrentGriffiths. With Jordan ErbHere's what you need to know: Former DOJ officials say Matt Gaetz is adding to his legal woesTrump is trying to bring order to his post-presidency 1. BIDEN MAKES ...
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What Georgia's controversial new election law means for voters, election officials, and outside groups

African Methodist Episcopal Church Bishop Reginald Jackson announces a boycott of Coca-Cola Co. products outside the Georgia Capitol on Thursday, March 25, 2021 in Atlanta. ackson says Coca-Cola and other large Georgia companies haven't done enough to oppose restrictive voting bills that Georgia lawmakers were debating as Jackson spoke AP Photo/Jeff Amy Gov. Brian Kemp recently signed a major election and voting-related omnibus bill into law. Civil rights advocates have slammed the nea...
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