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  • McConnell moves to head off stimulus deal. The top Senate Republican told colleagues that he had advised the White House against striking a pre-election deal with Democrats to deliver pandemic aid, fearing political repercussions.
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  • The tenants who evicted their landlord. A new kind of housing movement has been growing across America. In city after city, renters have begun to see themselves as a class, with shared interests and problems, and to organize together against
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  • Teachers can look inside students’ homes now. Remote learning has brought school home for students during the pandemic, turning a living room or bedroom into a makeshift classroom. But many families worry this means giving up home privacy for their children&rsquo
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  • Airbnb to make masks, enhanced cleaning mandatory. Unsure about using vacation rentals in the era of social distancing and anti-maskers? Airbnb is implementing mandatory health and safety protocols for both guests and hosts that will require masks, distancing and enhanced cleanings.
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  • The legacy of slavery made my grandmother fear investing. Those who like to pigeonhole Blacks as financial illiterates argue that the disparity results from the failure of Blacks to comprehend the importance of investing. This viewpoint ignores the history of slavery and its enduring
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  • Mothers' careers are at extraordinary risk. Being a mother has long been a liability at work. But with work, school, and child care now happening under one roof for so many families, working mothers are at unprecedented risk of experiencing a
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  • How to clean your hotel room during the pandemic. Hotels around the world have scrambled to implement new cleaning and sanitization protocols since the World Health Organization declared the novel coronavirus outbreak a pandemic in March. They brought in expert consultants and “hospital-grade
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