Capitalism

Eoin Higgins, staff writer
A sign warns residents to take steps to contol the coronavirus outbreak at the entrance to the Manhattan Bridge in Brooklyn on March 19, 2020 in New York City.
"We are witnessing the complete breakdown of the United States government."
Eoin Higgins, staff writer
During a press conference at the Texas State Capitol in Austin, Texas Governor Greg Abbott holds an executive order stating that travel from other states will be limited and subject to 14-day self quarantine.
"Workers should not have to choose between their livelihoods and their physical...
Eoin Higgins, staff writer
Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds, pictured at a rally with President Donald Trump in January, told Iowans that if they do not return to work when asked they will lose unemployment benefits.
"I feel like either I'm going to lose my business and everything I worked for,...

Further

In the name of a sometimes questionable transparency - if you don't like something but can't do much about it, does it help to know about it? - the Defense Department publishes daily reports on the contracts they've awarded. On Jan. 14, it authorized spending over $800 million on military equipment and services. That was down to just under $300 million the next day, when the House passed a massive budget bill that includes $572 billion for defense - down from what was requested, but still...