Hundreds of protesters marched through downtown Albuquerque to protest the deployment of federal agents in New Mexico. People in Albuquerque are protesting Trump’s deployment of federal agents to the city as local leaders condemn the show of force Business Insider Trump Threatens to Use ‘Strong Offensive Force’ in Portland If ‘Absolute Anarchists’ Don’t Clear Out Sputnik A DHS intelligence report showed the department had collected and analyzed messages between Portland protesters, a new report says Business Insider Hundreds of pitchfork-wielding protesters gathered outside billionaires’ Hamptons mansions to demand a wealth tax Business Insider Warrant Squad In Protest Video Has History Of Aggressive Tactics, Previously Secret Data Shows Gothamist NSFW Indigenous Peoples Trump’s Pick To Manage Public Lands Has Four-Decade History Of “Overt Racism” Toward Native People Intercept Execution scheduled for Arizona man, who is the only Native American on federal death row Taking on the ‘fearsome foursome’ and ‘market power’ Michael Roberts
Last Thursday, the US-based global tech giants reported their quarterly earnings simultaneously. On the same day, the US economy recorded the biggest quarterly contraction in national output ever (-9.5% yoy or -32.9% annualised).
In contrast, the ‘fearsome foursome’: Alphabet (Google) – the world’s largest search engine; Amazon – the world’s largest online distributor; Apple – the world’s largest computer and mobile phone manufacturer; and Facebook – the world’s largest social media provider, posted double-digit revenue growth for the three months ended in June, raking in a combined $33.9 billion in profit in the second quarter alone. While the US and world economy have been plunged into the deepest slump since the 1930s by the lockdowns from the COVID-19 pandemic, the world’s most prominent tech companies have prospered.
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