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The Red/Blue Disparity in COVID Deaths

COVID cases may be declining in *all* regions, but COVID deaths are 6x higher in the reddest tenth of the U.S. than the bluest tenth. Turns out, McDonald’s employees are *not* lovin’ it, so they staged a 10-city strike to voice their workplace demands. Controversy sells — ask Facebook and its impressive Q3 profits. Plus, Tesla gets a warm welcome to the trillionaire club, and Dave Chappelle isn’t ready to leave behind his Netflix controversy just yet.

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    The Red/Blue COVID Disparity

    While COVID cases are declining in *all* regions, COVID deaths are 6x higher in the reddest tenth of the U.S. than the bluest tenth.

    The Red/Blue Disparity in COVID Deaths

    The Red/Blue Disparity in COVID Deaths

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    While COVID cases are declining in *all* regions, COVID deaths are 6x higher in the reddest tenth of the U.S. than the bluest tenth.

    McDonald’s Employees Stage Nationwide Strike

    Turns out, McDonald’s employees are *not* lovin’ it. So they staged a 10-city strike to protest the company’s handling of sexual harassment and violence in the workplace.

    Controversy Sells. Ask Facebook.

    Facebook is living proof of the saying, "There's no such thing as bad publicity." Despite an endless string of bad press, the tech giant announced that its profits jumped 17% in Q3.

    Tesla Tops $1 Trillion

    Welcome the newest member of the trillionaire club: Tesla. The EV manufacturer attained a $1 trillion market cap — becoming just the fifth U.S. company to do so. The milestone came after Hertz placed an order for 100,000 Teslas in the first step of an ambitious plan to electrify its fleet.

    Dave Chappelle Isn’t Sorry

    Dave Chappelle is speaking out about the controversy surrounding his recent Netflix stand up special. Employees at the streaming giant have criticized it as being transphobic. Chappelle isn’t making any apologies — telling the trans community he’s “more than willing” to give them an audience, but won't be “bending to anybody’s demands.”

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