August 11, 2020

International

Pandemic wrecks global Class of 2020′s hopes for first job

British fashion school graduate Phoebe St. Leger’s dream of landing a job at a design label is on hold. Like many others in the global Class of 2020, the pandemic is clouding her career ambitions. The coronavirus forced the cancellation of her university graduating class’s final-year fashion show, removing the chance to show her knitwear

National

AMERICA DISRUPTED: Troubles cleave a nation, and a city

It was difficult to celebrate America in Saginaw this year. The deadly coronavirus had torn through the county. Unemployment had surged five-fold. Weeks of protest over racial inequality left many debating what should be hallowed and what must be changed. The July Fourth fireworks display was canceled, since there was no venue that felt safe

Social Security

Social Security – 85 Years of Serving People Like You

We take pride in having provided vital benefits and services to this great nation for 85 years.  America has a diverse population with a variety of needs.  With our diverse population in mind, we’ve created webpages that speak directly to groups of people who may need information about our programs and services.  These pages are

Opinion

Opinion: Education Innovation Needed Now More Than Ever

Have you ever taken time to appreciate your local grocery store? Standing in the checkout line at Wegmans last week, I noted my selections — chorizo, milk, Cheerios, sushi. The gentleman ahead of me chose tomatoes, mushrooms and beer. The lady behind — Ezekiel bread and almond butter. Each of us purchased wildly different foods

National

What’s behind the crazy market rally? A billionaire investor explains

The S&P 500 is up ~50% since its March low, and back near its all-time high. The mind-blowing rally is taking place as the economy saw its worst quarterly GDP contraction in 70+ years. WTF is going on? A popular (but unsatisfactory) answer is: “the Fed is pumping the markets.” For a more thorough explanation,