Joseph CurlJanuary 20, 20214min
Janet Yellen, president-elect Joe Biden’s nominee to be the next Secretary of the Treasury, on Tuesday told lawmakers that the United States needs to “act big” with an economic stimulus package to address the impact on Americans from the COVID-19 pandemic, which has shut down businesses across the country. Yellen also told senators during her […]

Joseph CurlDecember 26, 20205min
The University of Michigan has a “Words Matter Task Force.” Seriously. Maybe that’s why out-of-state tuition costs more than $66,000 a year. The WMTF, set up by the school’s Information and Technology Services (ITS) department, has declared that it finds more than two dozen words and phrases possibly offensive to people, including “picnic,” “brown bag” […]