Showing posts from May 15, 2020

How the Pandemic Hit Bollywood

By BY ANUPAMA CHOPRA Opinion The Hindi film industry came together to protect its most vulnerable after the coronavirus outbreak. New York Times Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Movies, Epidemics, Actors and Actresses, Wages and Salaries May 16, 2020 at 02:17AM

Hefty Barriers to Entry

By BY CAITLIN LOVINGER Crosswords & Games Tracy Gray and Jeff Chen make excellent bouncers for their Saturday puzzle. New York Times Crossword Puzzles, Cats May 16, 2020 at 01:40AM

Barber Defied Rules and Cut Hair From Home. Now He Has the Virus.

By BY SARAH MASLIN NIR New York The barber in Kingston, N.Y., is under investigation for giving haircuts during the shutdown. He lashed out at Gov. Cuomo: “Is he going to feed my family?” New York Times Barbers and Barbering, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Quarantines, Economic Conditions and Trends May 16, 2020 at 01:39AM

Give Businesses Better Guidelines, Not Immunity

By BY THE EDITORIAL BOARD Opinion A heedless rush to protect businesses from the legal system endangers workers, customers and everyone else. New York Times Workplace Hazards and Violations, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (2020), Coronavirus Reopenings, Labor and Jobs, Suits and Litigation (Civil), Accidents and Safety May 16, 2020 at 12:50AM

Treasury Eases Terms for Small Businesses to Convert Loans to Grants

By BY EMILY FLITTER Business A fact sheet released on Friday said businesses could get forgiveness without rehiring all their employees if the layoffs occurred early on during the lockdowns. New York Times Small Business, Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (2020), Layoffs and Job Reductions May 16, 2020 at 12:43AM

In This Election, It’s the Remote Against the Exposed

By BY BRET STEPHENS Opinion Those facing the greatest dangers will decide the outcome. New York Times Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Presidential Election of 2020 May 16, 2020 at 12:25AM

Where’s Our Beef?

By BY JANE ZIEGELMAN Opinion Meat-eating is part of the American identity, a tradition that underlies efforts to keep slaughterhouses open despite coronavirus outbreaks. New York Times Meat, Executive Orders and Memorandums, Workplace Hazards and Violations, Meat Packers and Butchers, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) May 16, 2020 at 12:12AM

U.S. Is Said to Plan to File Antitrust Charges Against Google

By BY CECILIA KANG, DAVID MCCABE AND DAISUKE WAKABAYASHI Technology The case may be joined by state attorneys general in what would be one of the biggest antitrust actions by the United States since the late 1990s. New York Times Antitrust Laws and Competition Issues, Online Advertising, Regulation and Deregulation of Industry, Suits and Litigation (Civil) May 16, 2020 at 12:04AM

A Sitting President, Riling the Nation During a Crisis

By BY ALEXANDER BURNS, MAGGIE HABERMAN, JONATHAN MARTIN AND NICK CORASANITI U.S. By smearing his opponents, championing conspiracy theories and pursuing vendettas, President Tru​mp has reverted to his darkest political tactics in spite of a pandemic hurting millions of Americans. New York Times Presidential Election of 2020, Political Advertising, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) May 15, 2020 at 11:44PM