Here's the team leading Disney through the post-coronavirus world

Disney World proposes phased reopening starting July 11 FOX Business’ Kristina Partsinevelos says Disney plans to reopen its Magic Kingdom, Animal Kingdom, EPCOT and Hollywood Studios theme parks on July 11 and July 15 with various preventative measures in place. As the Walt Disney Company prepares to enter a new era post-coronavirus, Executive Chairman Bob Iger has reportedly reasserted control, […]

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Trump’s Virus Drug Whim Costs Millions, Even as the Mania Wanes

President Donald Trump has stopped talking about the decades-old antimalarial drug he once touted as a “game changer” for Covid-19, but it won’t be as simple for the rest of the health system to just move on. When Trump first began touting the drug in mid-March, a frenzy ensued as hospitals, patients and doctors raced to secure supplies. Many believed […]

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Trade War Fears Are Returning to a Virus-Lashed Wall Street

After months fixating on complex infection curves, ambiguous corporate announcements and haywire economic data, investors risk being blindsided by an old foe: U.S.-Sino tensions. President Donald Trump and his administration have been sharpening their criticism of Beijing, demanding answers about the origins of the coronavirus pandemic as the death toll approaches 70,000 Americans. That raises the specter of a resumption […]

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Shake Shack Will Return Its Entire $10 Million U.S. Government Loan

Shake Shack, the U.S.-based burger chain, will return its entire $10 million loan from the U.S. government, the company’s leaders said in a statement, amid widespread criticism over who got access to the funds aimed at saving small businesses before they were depleted. More than a dozen publicly traded companies with revenue topping $100 million received funds before the program […]

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Coronavirus: Growing concern about possible influx of fruit pickers to Okanagan

There are increasing calls for government to mitigate the potential risk of out-of-province domestic farm workers travelling to the Okanagan to harvest crops this growing season, amid the novel coronavirus pandemic. Migrant workers are an essential part of the Okanagan fruit growing industry and roughly 3,000 backpackers travel to the valley every year for short-term work in orchards, farms and […]

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Rev. Jesse Jackson Endorses Bernie Sanders For 2020 Presidential Nomination

The Rev. Jesse Jackson is endorsing Sen. Bernie Sanders for president, Sanders’ team said Sunday. The civil rights activist plans to speak at a campaign event for the 2020 candidate later in the day in Grand Rapids, Michigan, according to a campaign spokesperson. The pair’s relationship goes back years, with Sanders supporting Jackson’s second presidential run in 1988 and Sanders […]

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It’s A Great Day For American Democracy

The results of the Nevada caucuses are, first and foremost, a great sign of hope for American democracy. In an era of rampant corruption and corporate control in both political parties, Nevada handed a blowout win to Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) ― one of two candidates in the race who has sworn off the old pattern of billionaire patronage and […]

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After Iowa, The Democratic Party’s Prospects For Unity Have Never Been Bleaker

The results of the Iowa caucuses are, incredibly, still in limbo, awaiting the result of a recanvassing ordered by the Democratic National Committee after three humiliating days of disarray. But this much is clear: Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Pete Buttigieg did very well, while the previous national front-runner Joe Biden almost certainly finished no better than a catastrophic fourth […]

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