Economy

Twitter Permanently Suspends Marjorie Taylor Greene’s Account

Twitter Permanently Suspends Marjorie Taylor Greene’s Account

Twitter has suspended the personal account of Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) after claimings she was posting "medical misinformation" relating to the COVID-19 pandemic. “We permanently suspended Marjorie Taylor Greene for repeated violations of our COVID-19 misinformation policy,” a Twitter spokesperson said in a Sunday statement to news outlets. The…
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Larry Summers Warns of Recession, Slams Student Loan Debt Relief

Larry Summers Warns of Recession, Slams Student Loan Debt Relief

President Obama's former U.S. Treasury Secretary Larry Summers has warned that America is fast heading toward recession under Joe Biden. Summers issued the warning while blasting the Democrats' push for student loan debt relief. He described the debt forgiveness as a "regressive" policy that mostly benefits high-income households. In a…
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Thousands of Flights Canceled Amid COVID-19 Omicron Surge

Thousands of Flights Canceled Amid COVID-19 Omicron Surge

Airlines on Sunday have canceled more than 2,100 flights worldwide after U.S. air carriers canceled about 1,000 on Christmas Day. At least 2,162 cancelations were reported around the world, with 669 coming in the United States, according to flight-tracking website FlightAware.com on Sunday morning. Some 5,900 flights were also delayed.…
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Another 205,000 U.S Workers File for Unemployment Benefits

Another 205,000 U.S Workers File for Unemployment Benefits

Another 205,000 American workers have filed for unemployment benefits in the past week, according to reports. The latest weekly figures match the prior week’s jobless claims number and are roughly in line with pre-pandemic levels. The data suggests that the recent rise in COVID-19 infections was not driving a fresh…
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Social Media App Parler Plans to Expand Into NFTs

Social Media App Parler Plans to Expand Into NFTs

Free-speech focused social media platform Parler has announced that it will expand its business into non-fungible tokens (NFT). In a statement Monday, Parler revealed a move that underpins the rapid growth of the digital asset in recent months. An NFT is a digital asset usually bought with cryptocurrencies or in…
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