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Cuts to COVID-era unemployment benefits will lower US incomes by nearly $145 billion, according to economic think tank

Odirus Charles holds a sign that reads, ' I Am angry as hell Fix Unemployment Now,' as he joins others in a protest on May 22, 2020 in Miami Beach, Florida. Joe Raedle/Getty Images Economic Policy Institute said the expiration of unemployment benefits will impact over 10 million workers. The cuts will also result in a $79.2 billion decrease in consumer spending. Cutting the payments will negatively impact marginalized communities and increase poverty. See more stories on Insider...
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Biden's economic agenda is in 'significant danger' of collapse. The worst-case scenario for the 2022 midterms is inching closer.

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) speak on Capitol Hill on December 20, 2020. Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images Congress is struggling to pass Biden's economic agenda, and even faces a default and government shutdown. Increasing turmoil among Democrats threatens to leave them with little to show from his first year in office. They're squabbling over differences about the size and scope of their social spending plans. See more storie...
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Biden's economic agenda in 'significant danger' of collapse. The worst-case scenario for the 2022 midterms is inching closer.

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) speak on Capitol Hill on December 20, 2020. Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images Congress is struggling to pass Biden's economic agenda, and even faces a default and government shutdown. Increasing turmoil among Democrats threatens to leave them with little to show from his first year in office. They're squabbling over differences about the size and scope of their social spending plans. See more storie...
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Psaki says 'horrific' footage of Border Patrol agents whipping at Haitian migrants is 'not who we are'

White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images Psaki said Biden found the footage of Border Patrol agents whipping at Haitian migrants "horrific" and "horrible." "That's not who the Biden-Harris administration is," she said Tuesday. The Biden administration has begun deporting thousands of Haitian migrants at the Texas border. See more stories on Insider's business page. White House press secretary Jen Psaki on Tuesday said President Joe Biden found footage of...
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Psaki says 'horrific' footage of Border Patrol agents whipping at Haitian migrants are 'not who we are'

White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images Psaki said Biden found the footage of Border Patrol agents whipping at Haitian migrants "horrific" and "horrible." "That's not who the Biden-Harris administration is," she said Tuesday. The Biden administration has begun deporting thousands of Haitian migrants at the Texas border. See more stories on Insider's business page. White House press secretary Jen Psaki on Tuesday said President Joe Biden found footage of...
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AOC says ending federal unemployment benefits was 'based on fantasy, not data'

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., speaks with reporters, Thursday, June 17, 2021, as she arrives on Capitol Hill in Washington. AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez tweeted that letting federal unemployment expire was based on fantasy - not data. Research on ending benefits early continually showed little impact on job growth and employment. Ocasio-Cortez has introduced legislation to extend benefits through February 2022. See more stories on Insider's business ...
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Texas Republican congressman says the Border Patrol agents filmed whipping at Haitian migrants are 'doing God's work'

A United States Border Patrol agent on horseback tries to stop a Haitian migrant from entering an encampment on the banks of the Rio Grande near the Acuna Del Rio International Bridge in Del Rio, Texas on September 19, 2021. Paul Ratje/Getty Images Rep. Tony Gonzalez defended US Border Patrol agents who were filmed whipping at Haitian migrants. The Texas Republican said the agents were "doing God's work fighting everything they can." The Department of Homeland Security has opened an ...
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Shocking photos show Haitian migrants swimming across the Rio Grand into Mexico and being confronted by Border Patrol agents on horses

CIUDAD ACUNA, MEXICO - SEPTEMBER 20: Haitian immigrants cross the Rio Grande back into Mexico from Del Rio, Texas on September 20, 2021 to Ciudad Acuna, Mexico. As U.S. immigration authorities began deporting immigrants back to Haiti from Del Rio, thousands more waited in a camp under an international bridge in Del Rio while others crossed the river back into Mexico to avoid deportation. John Moore/Getty Images Some 14,000 mostly-Haitian migrants settled under a bridge in Del Rio, Texas, o...
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AOC, Ilhan Omar denounce Border Patrol whipping at Haitian migrants as a 'stain on our country' and 'human rights abuses'

A United States Border Patrol agent on horseback tried to stop a Haitian migrant from entering an encampment on the banks of the Rio Grande near the Acuna Del Rio International Bridge in Del Rio, Texas, on September 19. Paul Ratje/Getty Images Video footage showed Border Patrol whipping their reins at Haitian migrants near the US-Mexico border. Migrants have tried to enter the US as Haiti faces endemic poverty, violence, and political turmoil. Haiti's president was assassinated in July...
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AOC, Ilhan Omar denounce Border Patrol whipping Haitian migrants as a 'stain on our country' and 'human rights abuses'

A United States Border Patrol agent on horseback tried to stop a Haitian migrant from entering an encampment on the banks of the Rio Grande near the Acuna Del Rio International Bridge in Del Rio, Texas, on September 19. Paul Ratje/Getty Images Video footage showed Border Patrol cracking whips at Haitian migrants near the US-Mexico border. Migrants have tried to enter the US as Haiti faces endemic poverty, violence, and political turmoil. Haiti's president was assassinated in July, and ...
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Fourth Stimulus Check: Will Americans Get Another Relief Payment?

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Insider spoke with protesters, Wall Street veterans, and city officials to find out whether Occupy Wall Street made a difference

The Occupy Wall Street protest kicked off on September 17, 2011, in Lower Manhattan's Zuccotti Park. Reuters Just a few short years after the global financial crisis, a group of protesters took to the streets of Lower Manhattan, marched to Zuccotti Park - and stayed for two months.Coining the slogan, "We are the 99%," that movement, Occupy Wall Street, decried income inequality, saying that the wealthiest 1% of Americans controlled far too much of the nation's wealth and that corpor...
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Fourth Stimulus Check: Will You See Another Relief Payment Soon?

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Nancy Pelosi rips into capitalism, saying it 'has not served our economy as well as it should'

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA). Drew Angerer/Getty Images Pelosi tore into American capitalism on Friday, saying it has let many people down. She said "our economic system" has helped some people thrive from the "exploitation" of workers and the environment. The same week, Biden tore into surging billionaire wealth as Democrats try to curb inequality in the US. See more stories on Insider's business page. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi assailed elements of American capitalism on ...
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Alt data's turning point - Whistleblowers make millions - AOC targets family offices

Welcome to Insider Finance. If this was forwarded to you, sign up here. Plus, download Insider's app for news on the go - click here for iOS and here for Android.On the agenda today:The SEC's settlement with App Annie shows that alt-data has reached a turning point. Wall Street's whistleblowers are making millions from the SEC. AOC is targeting the notoriously murky field of family offices.Let's get started. Alternative data is no longer the Wild West Matthias Clamer/Getty I...
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Budget bill reopens moderate vs. progressive divide for Democrats

By WILL WEISSERT | Associated Press WASHINGTON — One side is energized by the prospect of the greatest expansion of government support since the New Deal nearly a century ago. The other is fearful about dramatically expanding Washington’s reach at an enormous cost. They’re all Democrats. Yet each side is taking vastly different approaches to guiding the massive $3.5 trillion spending bill through Congress. The party is again confronting the competing political priorities between its progressive ...
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US weekly jobless claims shoot up to 332,000 in first week after federal boost's expiration

People who lost their jobs wait in line to file for unemployment following an outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), at an Arkansas Workforce Center in Fayetteville, Arkansas, on April 6, 2020. REUTERS/Nick Oxford Weekly jobless claims jumped to 332,000 in the first week since boosted unemployment benefits lapsed. Economists expected claims to rise to 330,000 last week. Continuing claims fell to 2.67 million for the week that ended September 4, below estimates. See more stories on...
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Mike Flugennock's Latest'n'Greatest: "Met Gala"

from Mike Flugennock, DC's anarchist cartoonist - "Met Gala" http://sinkers.org/stage/?p=3320 It's a story as old as time — or at least as old as the Democratic Party: discover a groundswell of pro-worker, progressive sentiment; find yourselves a fresh, charismatic candidate who does a great job of pretending to be progressive; rope in Left voters to help elect her — at which point she turns around and starts engaging in empty, performative protest and fluffy media talk while...
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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Makes Late, Lonely Push For Unemployment Benefits

The New York Democrat admitted the enhanced pandemic benefits were still doomed but said someone at least had to try.
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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Makes Late, Lonely Push For Unemployment Benefits

The New York Democrat admitted the enhanced pandemic benefits were doomed but said someone at least had to try.
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10 Things in Politics: Newsom survives California recall

Welcome back to 10 Things in Politics. Sign up here to receive this newsletter. Plus, download Insider's app for news on the go - click here for iOS and here for Android. Send tips to [email protected] or tweet me at @BrentGriffiths.Here's what we're talking about:Gov. Gavin Newsom survived a recall attempt in CaliforniaThe warden of Leavenworth federal prison left following an Insider investigationAmerica's top general reportedly went behind Trump's back to warn ChinaWi...
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Ocasio-Cortez defends attendance of Met Gala amid GOP uproar

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) defended her deci
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AOC and Kim Kardashian seize an opportunity

At this year's America-themed Met Gala, one first-timer at the event -- New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez -- and one old-timer -- Kim Kardashian -- were especially determined to make profound, if conflicting, statements. Despite the ongoing backlash, writes Holly Thomas, both succeeded.
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Fourth Stimulus Check: Will Another Relief Payment Happen This Year?

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Joy Behar defends AOC after Met Gala criticism: 'It takes balls to do that'

The View's Joy Behar defended Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., amid criticism she received for wearing a "Tax the Rich" dress to...
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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Attends Her First Met Gala In A ‘Tax The Rich’ Dress

The U.S. Representative attended with Aurora James from Brother Vellies.
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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez responds to backlash over 'Tax the Rich' Met Gala gown

The congresswoman said the dress was borrowed, and she was not the only New York City politician in attendance.
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‘Medium is the message’: AOC defends ‘tax the rich’ dress worn to Met Gala

‘The time is now for childcare, healthcare and climate action for all,’ the congresswoman wrote on InstagramWhen Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez wore a white gown with the message “tax the rich” emblazoned in red to the Met Gala, one of New York’s swankiest events, she was sure to ruffle some feathers. Related: The Met Gala 2021: eight key moments from fashion’s big night Continue reading...
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Designer of AOC's 'Tax the Rich' dress responds to criticism

Aurora James, who designed the dress worn by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's (D-NY) at the 2021 Met Gala, responds to conservative backlash over her "tax the rich" dress that Ocasio-Cortez wore to the event.
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