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Wednesday, September 22, 2021
The Palmer Report: The Trump-Russia scandal is what we thought it was by TR Kenneth
Guardian UK: Generation X are heavy, risky drinkers. Will anything ever persuade us to stop? Alcohol’s allure was powerful when we were growing up and those born after us consume far less. Now booze is falling out of fashion, is it time to assess old habits? by Zoe Williams
In my late teens, I was accidentally impregnated by a much older man. I was living out of a suitcase in Europe, far from my family, and about to start a job. I struggled to figure out what to do. I wanted to keep the baby, but how?
NY Times: ‘It’s Become Increasingly Hard for Them to Feel Good About Themselves’ By Thomas B. Edsall - Mr. Edsall contributes a weekly column from Washington, D.C. on politics, demographics and inequality.
"Across all family structures, we observe that boys’ likelihood to act out is sharply reduced when faced with larger and better parental inputs. For girls, the relationship between parental inputs and behavioral outcomes appear to be much weaker. As these parental inputs are typically higher and of better quality in intact families, this largely contributes to why boys with single mothers are so much more disruptive and eventually face school suspension."
Good morning. At 6:45 a.m. ET DOW futures are +196; the market is poised to open significantly higher.
Tuesday, September 21, 2021
NY Times: Trump Campaign Knew Lawyers’ Voting Machine Claims Were Baseless, Memo Shows Days before lawyers allied with Donald Trump gave a news conference promoting election conspiracy theories, his campaign had determined that many of those claims were false, court filings reveal. By Alan Feuer
The Daily Beast: Trump Org Prosecutors Find New Evidence—in a Basement - Check the Basement - A lawyer for Trump Organization chief financial officer Allen Weisselberg revealed in open court that prosecutors have found more evidence and that more indictments are expected. by Jose Pagliery
NY Times: Their Baby Died in the Hospital. Then Came the $257,000 Bill. A New York family had good health insurance. But the bills for their daughter’s care started showing up and kept coming. By Sarah Kliff
Medical billing experts who reviewed the case described it as a dispute between a large hospital and a large insurer, with the patient stuck in the middle. The experts say such cases are not frequent but speak to the wider lack of predictability in American medical billing, with patients often having little idea what their care will cost until a bill turns up in the mail months later.
NY Times: U.N. Live Updates: World Leaders Meet in Shadow of Pandemic - Covid-19 and climate change are predicted to dominate the General Assembly gathering. About 100 leaders are expected to appear in person, with U.S. global leadership in the spotlight.
Good morning. At 6:45 a.m. ET DOW futures are +313; the market is poised to open significantly higher.