Tag: business

Africa: Most Covid-19 Bail-out Money Goes to Big Business – Survey

April 23, 2021
Cape Town — Most of the money paid out by the governments of Kenya and Sierra Leone to those struggling with the economic effects of the coronavirus has gone to big corporations and not the poor, a new study has found. While South Africa promised more to big business, it has actually paid out more

Political fights complicate calculus for companies in business-friendly Georgia.

April 10, 2021
“You don’t feed a dog that bites your hand,” said Ralston, R-Blue Ridge.With the eyes of the nation focused squarely on Georgia as a political swing state, the quarrel may be a sign of what’s to come. Republicans are trying to energize their base after Georgia narrowly backed Democrats for president and the U.S. Senate.

LA County announces business curfew to curb COVID-19 case rise

November 18, 2020
Los Angeles County officials on Tuesday announced strict new coronavirus restrictions — including a 10 p.m. curfew on businesses — in an effort to combat spiking coronavirus cases. Beginning on Friday, restaurants, bars and non-essential retail businesses will be required to close between 10 p.m. and 6 a.m., County Supervisor Sheila Kuehl told local outlet

Trump Pressured The British Government To Drum Up Business For His Scotland Golf Resort

July 22, 2020
A stunning report published Tuesday by The New York Times revealed that Donald Trump used the power of the presidency to pressure a foreign government into ginning up business for his golf resort in Scotland. According to the report, “The American ambassador to Britain, Robert Wood Johnson IV, told multiple colleagues in February 2018 that

When Washington Helped Small Business, Washington Was Helped

July 8, 2020
WASHINGTON — Car dealers and private schools, restaurants and doctors, hotels and contractors all got money from the program established to help small businesses survive the coronavirus. But a subset of the list of recipients reads like a guide to a professional political class that thrives in the nation’s capital no matter what is happening