Amazon’s Grip On The Book World Could Silence The Stories That Matter

This morning, Amazon ― the online bookseller-turned-everything store ― opened the doors to its latest brick-and-mortar outpost in New York City’s Columbus Circle. The company added in-person retail to its arsenal of buying options in 2015, when it opened a store in Seattle. Beginning today, it occupies a space where a Borders once was. Unlike […]

Donald Trump’s Silence On The Fed Interest Rate Hike Speaks Volumes

WASHINGTON ― Donald Trump loved to rail against the Federal Reserve board’s chair, Janet Yellen, during the final months of his presidential campaign. He claimed that Yellen, who was appointed by former President Barack Obama, was refusing to raise the Fed’s benchmark interest rate to bolster Obama politically with an artificially inflated economy. By extension, Trump implied, […]

Aaron Rodgers Criticizes Packers Fan Who Yelled “Muslims Suck” During Moment Of Silence

youtube.com Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers denounced a fan who yelled “Muslims suck!” during a moment of silence before Sunday's game, calling it a “kind of prejudicial ideology.” Ahead of Sunday's Lions–Packers game at Lambeau Field in Green Bay, Wisconsin, the Packers — along with teams league wide — held a moment of silence for the […]