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Why Are Banks Useful?

Why Are Banks Useful?

From the earliest days, “the bank” has been a regular villain in the movies. Yet, can we survive without banks nowadays? The financial system has developed to where the money is no longer what jingles and cracks in our wallets. It has now become a collection of numbers in the accounting system of banks. And we rely a whole lot more on this developed money structure than we always remember over dinner. Finance company reviews have revealed various benefits of using a bank. So, why not sit back and look at some of the reasons why banks are useful?… Read more

Ben & Jerry’s Showed America What Real Corporate Activism Looks Like

Ben & Jerry's wants to end white supremacy, among other progressive goals. (Photo: Ben & Jerry's)
Ben & Jerry’s wants to end white supremacy, among other progressive goals. (Photo: Ben & Jerry’s)

On June 2, while many other brands in the United States were posting a black square to their social media accounts and making carefully worded statements about racism in the wake of George Floyd’s death, Ben & Jerry’s had a much more direct message. The ice cream company tweeted an image that in bold letters read: “WE MUST DISMANTLE WHITE SUPREMACY.”

Among the flood of bland and empty corporate platitudes, the post stood out. It was no viral fluke, but the product of decades

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What to expect at the antitrust tech hearing

Today marks a significant milestone for Jeff Bezos: it’s the first time he’s testifying before Congress. 

The chief executive of Amazon, alongside his counterparts at Alphabet (GOOG), Amazon (AMZN), Apple (AAPL) and Facebook (FB), faces the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial and Administrative Law for a hotly anticipated hearing on antitrust concerns facing each of the big four. His traditionally tight-lipped nature coupled with Amazon’s particularly expansive and multi-dimensional business model have put a bright spotlight on Bezos’ performance. 

Bezos released a written statement Tuesday evening, outlining the purpose of Amazon, which he founded 26 years ago — to

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Wealthy donors pour millions into fight over mail-in voting

WASHINGTON (AP) — Deep-pocketed and often anonymous donors are pouring over $100 million into an intensifying dispute about whether it should be easier to vote by mail, a fight that could determine President Donald Trump’s fate in the November election.

In the battleground of Wisconsin, cash-strapped cities have received $6.3 million from an organization with ties to left-wing philanthropy to help expand vote by mail. Meanwhile, a well-funded conservative group best known for its focus on judicial appointments is spending heavily to fight cases related to mail-in balloting procedures in court.

And that’s just a small slice of the overall

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3 New York City businesses on what it’s been like reopening in the first U.S. epicenter of the pandemic

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New York City quickly became the epicenter of the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States this past spring. As the novel coronavirus has spread rapidly elsewhere nationwide, New York has been able to bring cases down and began to reopen businesses this summer, making it a possible blueprint for other American cities once they have the virus under control.

Anyone who has ventured out to a store or small business that is not a grocery store or a pharmacy

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