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07/26/2017 - Midnight Reads – The IMF Cuts Its U.S. Growth Forecast Citing Trump’s Unfulfilled Promises

The IMF Cuts Its U.S. Growth Forecast Citing Trump’s Unfulfilled Promises

– The Washington Post

The International Monetary Fund has decreased its estimate of how fast the U.S. economy will grow in coming years, a change the organization said reflects doubts on President Trump’s ability to deliver on his planned agenda of tax cuts and new infrastructure spending.

 

How Florida Explains Our Polarized Politics

– The Hill

The Hill provides an electoral breakdown of the state of Florida and states that mirror it across the country. Republicans in the Florida, rather than competing in urban markets for votes, have doubled down on increasing turnout in red counties. In the process, red counties have become more red and blue counties, more blue.

 

Why Net Neutrality Is a Working-Class Issue

– In These Times

In These Times urges its readers that “net neutrality is one of the defining workers’ rights and civil rights issue of our time.” We all know the internet is driving changes in culture, politics and the economy. It is also one of the key spaces where workers can organize-and where mass movements for racial and economic justice blossom and build power.

 

Trademarks Show Amazon Has Sights on Meal-Kits, “Single Cow Burgers” And Other Fast Food Options

– Tech Crunch

Amazon has made no secret of its ambitions to expand into more fresh food services, from its own, homegrown efforts like AmazonFresh for groceries (first launched in 2013) and Amazon Restaurants for restaurant delivery (first launched in 2014), through to its most recent acquisition of Whole Foods. In fact, the company has its sights set on a number of other culinary areas, such as the development of its own farm-to-table products, Blue Apron-style meal kits, and other food fixes to help it better tap the $800 billion grocery opportunity.