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  • Why Democrats Want A Fourth Stimulus Check

    Rachel Bucchino Stimulus Checks, In a letter signed by 21 Senators, the lawmakers wrote to Biden saying, “We urge you to include recurring direct payments and automatic unemployment insurance extensions tied to economic conditions in your Build Back Better long-term economic plan.” Headline: Why Democrats Want A Fourth Stimulus Check Some Americans have received as much as $3,200 from the federal government since the start of the coronavirus pandemic: $1,200 from the Cares Act in March 2020;...

    The National Interest
  • So, you want to democratize venture capital – TechCrunch

    A venture capitalist once told me candidly that whenever you see the phrase “democratization” in tech marketing material, think of it as a red flag. Democracy, generally speaking, often comes with an ironic caveat: It disproportionately benefits white and male participants. Now, you know me well enough to know that I wouldn’t start off your [

    TechCrunch
  • Democrats Want To Push Banks To Do More For Social Change

    Top Democrats are vowing to intensify their scrutiny of Big Banks as they look to push the sector to do more for average Americans and underserved communities.

    NPR.org