Book review of The Price of Peace: Money, Democracy, and the Life of John...

When governments lavishly borrow and spend to prop up an economy in the midst of a pandemic, they are in the thrall of John Maynard Keynes.When central banks print seemingly unlimited amounts of paper currency to buy up...

Mayors are front-line commanders of the pandemic

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms says local leaders should have been consulted before Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp reopened nonessential businesses. She says she's concerned the decision...

Visa debit cards arriving by mail have stimulus money loaded on them

Here's an Internal Revenue Service alert regarding some recently delivered stimulus payments: Pay attention if you get an plain envelope in the mail that's marked "Money Network Cardholder Services." No, folks, it's not a scam. It's real stimulus cash. The envelope...

How solo cooks are managing in the pandemic — without resorting to cereal for...

I did not attend the virtual lasagna party plastered all over my social media a few weeks back. Neither did Candice Springer, Richard Lee nor Valen West. Tayari Jones, a novelist in Atlanta, has no intention of making...

Target closes 6 stores after protests compromise the safety

After protesters took to the streets last Thursday, a Target store in St. Paul, Minnesota, became the poster child for the escalating riot in the city.With similar situations across the country happening, and the safety of employees in...

How the coronavirus pandemic has renewed the world’s love for cheese

A patriotic rallying cry has been made in Britain, France and Canada:For the sake of the greater good, don’t just wear a mask and stay at home.Please, eat more cheese.In Britain, Prince Charles urged his country to buy...

Fact-checking Trump’s knocks at Obama in his Fox town hall

But the president’s favorite foil is his predecessor, Barack Obama. Anything Obama did is inherently suspect, in Trump’s telling, and anything Trump has done is surely superior.We’ve also covered many of these in the past, such as his...

Coronavirus test liquid made for hospital by Sierra Nevada Brewing

The thirst for a beer named after Dr. Anthony Fauci continues to grow. Wild Heaven Beer is making a second batch of their pale ale "Fauci...

Coronavirus likely to lead over 3M more Americans to file jobless claims

Here's why there's a backlog of claims for unemployment and why it's only getting worse. USA TODAYThe number of...

5 reasons not to freak out over unemployment rate

The coronavirus (COVID-19) is impacting the global economy and raising fears of a recession. What causes a recession and what are the signs? ...