France to soon announce 'exceptional package' to boost India's COVID-19 fight: Envoy Rajasthan Political Crisis LIVE Updates | Sachin Pilot sacked as Deputy CM, Congress' state unit chief Rajasthan political crisis: Congress Legislative Party sacks Sachin Pilot as Deputy CM, state unit chief … [Read more...] about Rajasthan crisis: MLAs meet again, Sachin Pilot turns down ‘second chance’
It’s been a month since the House passed the #HEROESAct, and Mitch McConnell has yet to put it to a vote in the Senate. It’s long past time for McConnell to step up and make sure that struggling families in America can get the relief they desperately need. … [Read more...] about Second stimulus check update: Here’s the latest as the HEROES Act collects dust
Where do things stand now? Lawmakers were supposed to reach consensus this week. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin is reportedly calling all parties today, “to determine whether it would even be worthwhile to convene in person for more negotiations.” Three hours of negotiations last night ended with large divides; it appears that McConnell has not attended this and other negotiations. Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi told CNBC of Republicans on Thursday, “Perhaps you mistook them for somebody who gives a damn.” … [Read more...] about Second stimulus check and unemployment update: What’s next with Congress going on vacation?
The Band-Aid fixes that essential businesses deployed as the first lockdowns began will now begin to be replaced by more careful solutions, he says. “Once we get to a steady state with these improvisations, we’re going to really quickly need to move into the next phase, which is more of an adaptation—being a little bit more thoughtful and deliberate and strategic about these design decisions and implementations.” … [Read more...] about Zero-touch technology could make it safe to use elevators and ATMs again
“We have a lot of formerly incarcerated people coming out of the system just getting manual labor jobs and not having the opportunity to do anything digitally,” says cofounder Coss Marte, who was formerly incarcerated himself. Marte, who also struggled to find a job and eventually ended up launching his own business—a successful gym in New York City called ConBody—wanted to help others in the same situation. … [Read more...] about This new nonprofit trains people for digital media jobs after leaving prison