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Some Rail Workers, Seeking Sick Days, Say Biden Betrayed Them

As the legislative representative for his local union, Gabe Christenson, a longtime freight railroad conductor, worked hard to help elect Joe Biden president in 2020. “I have shirts from me […]




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U.S. Blocks Dominican Republic Sugar Imports, Citing Forced Labor

Charity Ryerson, the executive director at Corporate Accountability Lab, a Chicago-based human rights organization, said the restrictions would be a powerful impetus for Central Romana to improve conditions for its […]




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What One Importer’s Legal Fight Says About the Power of Cargo Giants

Hamburg Süd would be paid about $1,800 to ship each 40-foot container, which held most of the furniture and household goods that OJ Commerce would sell under its own brands. […]




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TikTok Builds Itself Into an Ads Juggernaut

Brands have lapped it up. The toy brand Nerf now has a chief TikTok officer. The meat stick brand SlimJim calls itself the “C.E.O. of verified comments,” referring to its […]




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Yellen Calls for ‘Stabilizing’ U.S. Relations With China Ahead of G20

She added, “It’s important for us to explain why we’re doing things, how it’s delineated, that it’s not an attempt to completely paralyze China’s economy and stop its development.”Despite Ms. […]




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Elon Musk Puts His Own Politics on Display on Election Day

Elon Musk put himself and his politics center stage on Twitter on Election Day.The world’s richest man began his day on Tuesday by tweeting to his 115 million followers that […]




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Worries Grow That TikTok Is New Home for Manipulated Video and Photos

Misinformation has become a problem on the platform ahead of the midterms. In recent days, researchers from SumOfUs, a corporate accountability advocacy group, tested TikTok’s algorithm by creating an account […]




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Biden Accuses Oil Companies of ‘War Profiteering’ and Threatens Windfall Tax

The president has been eager to redirect public anger over gas prices as Democrats try to keep power in Congress in the midterm elections. Read More




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Jerome Powell Is Popular. His War on Inflation Could Change That.

Jerome H. Powell, who is well liked across the political spectrum, is presiding over the fastest interest rate increases in generations, with another one expected this week. Read More




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How Elon Musk Became a Geopolitical Chaos Agent

The world’s richest man has inserted himself in some of the world’s most combustible conflicts. Read More