U.S. Census

Businesses eliminated hundreds of thousands of full-time jobs to avoid Obamacare mandate - MarketWatch

While Obamacare has allowed millions of Americans to get health insurance, it has also caused thousands of people to lose their jobs, a new report …

Business

Steyer's Campaign to Impeach Trump Unsettles Democrats

Good morning. Here's the top news from Washington. Click here to get the Capital Journal Daybreak newsletter delivered to your inbox.<p>Why Steyer's Campaign to Impeach Trump Unsettles Some Democrats: California billionaire Tom Steyer is funding a $20 million ad campaign calling for the impeachment of …

U.S. Politics

Existing-Home Sales Grew 2% In October

<i>By Jill Mislinski</i><p>Tuesday's release of the October Existing-Home Sales increased from the previous month to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.48 …

Real Estate

Advanced (3D/4D) Visualization Systems Market is Expected to Surge Worth US$ 3.2 Billion by 2024

According to a TMR analyst, the global advanced (3D/4D) visualization system market is likely to witness a noticeable growth at a moderate CAGR of …

Medicine

Mark Cuban Is Right, But a Tweet's Not Enough - Bloomberg Gadfly

Mark Cuban had a question for the U.S. president, and he took to @realDonaldTrump's favored communication tool to pose it.<p>@realDonaldTrump did you …

Alibaba Group

Headline Durable Goods Orders Down 1.2% In October

<i>By Jill Mislinski</i><p>The Advance Report on Manufacturers' Shipments, Inventories, and Orders released today gives us a first look at the latest durable …

Business

17 Fascinating Things You Never Knew About Thanksgiving

Impress your guests with some Turkey Day trivia.<p><b>1. The first Thanksgiving was actually a three-day celebration.</b><p>Today, Thanksgiving is one day — <i>maybe</i> two if you count Black Friday. But apparently the Pilgrims wanted to party even harder. Governor William Bradford organized the feast, inviting the …

Thanksgiving

How The U.S. Defines Race And Ethnicity May Change Under Trump

Some major changes may be coming to how the U.S. government collects data about the country's racial and ethnic makeup.<p>The Trump administration has been considering proposals to ask about race and ethnicity in a radical new way on the 2020 Census and other surveys that follow standards set by the …

News (U.S.)

Thanksgiving is a day of mourning for indigenous peoples

While for most Americans, Thanksgiving Day is for feasting, football and giving thanks, for Native Americans, it is a reminder of dead ancestors, …

Indigenous Peoples

In-Store Shopping Is Surprisingly Still More Popular Than Amazon

There's no escaping Black Friday mobs just yet.<p>By Kelli Hollinger, The Conversationon<p>The future, straight to your inbox.<p>It surprises most millennials …

eCommerce

Counting Down to a Census Doomsday

Top-level vacancies and flatlined funding appear to be the Trump administration’s plans for the Census Bureau.<p>A potential new appointment at the U.S. Census Bureau has census-watchers worried that the agency’s core mission could be at risk as it enters into the home stretch for big 2020 count.<p>On …

Government

Likely Census Bureau pick questioned over writings on competitive elections

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The likely pick to fill the role of deputy director at the Census Bureau has no government experience and authored a book that argues that competition in district races is bad for the country, Politico has reported.<p>If appointed, Thomas Brunell, a professor at the University of …

U.S. Politics

Here Comes the Next Big Right-Wing Attack on Our Voting Systems

The nation’s leading law groups defending expanded voting rights Wednesday warned hundreds of election officials across the nation not to be …

Rights & Freedoms

How much will most Texans really save in the tax-cut plan? Not much

One tank of gas.<p>That's how much the tax cuts in Congress would buy the average Texas taxpayer each month. Or half a month's rent. Or less than half …

Opinion

6 alarming facts about poverty in America that you might not realize are true

Everyone knows that poverty exists, but by the very nature of economic inequality in America, if you’re not living in poverty or close to it, it’s …

Poverty

Trump Attempts to End "Competitive Elections in America"

Thomas Brunell, a Texas professor with zero government experience, is the Trump administration's favorite to be named as deputy secretary at the U.S. …

Liberal View

The US is on the verge of abandoning a key global advantage: Honest data about itself

In another case of the “America First” president cutting off his nose to spite his face, Donald Trump is considering the appointment of someone with no background in statistics to run the US census. Running a shoddy survey, out of political opportunism or simple incompetence, would compromise one …

Human Geography

The most Googled Thanksgiving recipe in every state

On Thanksgiving, people across the United States devour feasts that typically consist of turkey, stuffing, potatoes, and pie.<p>But Thanksgiving meals can also vary depending on where you live.<p>To get a better picture of Americans' favorite side dish recipes in each state, Business Insider consulted …

Genealogy

Inside Hidden Hills, Shangri-La to the Kanye Set

Once a pastoral retreat on the outskirts of L.A., Hidden Hills has of late been the neighborhood Kanye West and Kim Kardashian, Drake, Miley Cyrus, and more call home. It’s even become millennial shorthand for a particular brand of fame in the process. A visit inside its gates reveals that longtime …

Joan Didion

Trump Is On The Verge Of Politicizing The Census, Advocates Say

One former Census official said the White House's reported pick for a high-level Census post was mind-boggling.<p>President Donald Trump is reportedly leaning toward tapping an academic for the No. 2 position at the U.S. Census Bureau, a decision that has alarmed advocates who say the pick lacks …

News (U.S.)

Animation: U.S. Population Pyramid From 1980-2050

on November 22, 2017 at 1:31 pm<p>Shares 0<p>It’s no secret that an aging population will be the source of major demographic challenges in the coming years.<p>…

Geography

Facebook (Still) Letting Housing Advertisers Exclude Users by Race — ProPublica

In February, Facebook said it would step up enforcement of its prohibition against discrimination in advertising for housing, employment or …

Facebook

Trump Says 'Women Are Special' After Endorsing Roy Moore

<i>Welcome to Barf Bag, a daily politics roundup to help you sort through the chaotic Trumpian news cycle.</i><p>I’m so tired of writing about sexual …

News (U.S.)

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad:<p>Nov. 22<p>Los Angeles Times on the Thanksgiving turkey:<p>Observing an annual …

Business

Mueller Probes Kushner's Contacts, More Top Stories

Readers: Capital Journal Daybreak won't be published on Thursday. We wish all of you celebrating a happy Thanksgiving! We'll be back with you on Friday. Click here to get the Capital Journal Daybreak newsletter delivered to your inbox.<p>WSJ SCOOP: Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigators are …

Politics

How right-wing insurgencies win

Political reality can change with alacrity — and radically so.<p>Consider what happened in Germany between 1928 and 1933. In the elections of May 20, …

U.S. Politics

The Impact of the Senate and House Tax Bills on the Small-Business Owner

Plus, 10 things small-business owners should demand from lawmakers in the final bill.<p>Bluntly, the House tax bill does very little for small-business owners. The Senate bill, however, has a glimmer of hope for us, and hopefully, the objections and concerns of Wisconsin Sen. Ron Johnson (and the …

Small Business

Which Netflix Fireplace Video Is Right for You?

A film critic and a firefighter break down all your Yule-log streaming optionsIt’s one of the signature images of the holiday season: a crackling …

Christmas

Trump's eyes radical choice for the Census Bureau

The Census, conducted every 10 years by constitutional mandate, is one of those incredible important tasks that most people probably find rather …

Donald Trump

All the ways Trump could hurt black and Hispanic people by messing up 2020 Census

The Trump administration might be moving to mess with the 2020 Census in ways that would strip minorities and Democrats nationwide of their power in …

Donald Trump