Elizabeth Warren Is Completely Serious Sections Skip to content Skip to site index About income inequality. About corporate power. About corrupt politics. And about being America’s next president. Credit Credit Sharif Hamza for The New York Times Supported by ByEmily Bazelon June 17, 2019 The first time I met Elizabeth Warren, she had just come home from a walk with her husband and her dog at Fresh Pond, the reservoir near her house in Cambridge, Mass. It was a sunny day in February, a couple of weeks after Warren announced her candidacy for president, and she was wearing a navy North Face jacket and black sneakers with, as usual, rimless glasses and small gold earrings. Her hair had drifted a bit out of place. The dog, Bailey, is a golden retriever who had already been deployed by her presidential campaign in a tweet a week earlier, a pink-tongued snapshot with the caption “Bailey will be your … [Read more...] about Elizabeth Warren Is Completely Serious
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Mick Mulvaney’s Master Class in Destroying the Government From Within Sections Skip to content Skip to site index Feature The C.F.P.B. was created to protect Americans from predatory lenders after the financial crisis. President Trump’s new chief of staff took it apart on his way to White House. Credit Credit Typography by Tyler Comrie Supported by ByNicholas Confessore April 16, 2019 One rainy afternoon early in February 2018, a procession of consumer experts and activists made their way to the headquarters of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau in Washington to meet Mick Mulvaney, then the bureau’s acting director. The building — an aging Brutalist layer cake, selected by the bureau’s founders for the aspirational symbolism of its proximity to the White House, one block away — was under renovation, and so each visitor in turn trudged around to a side entrance. Inside the … [Read more...] about Mick Mulvaney’s Master Class in Destroying the Government From Within
ADB provides US$300m loan to BIDV to support SMEs in Viet Nam The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Joint Stock Commercial Bank for Investment and Development of Viet Nam (BIDV) signed a US$300 million loan agreement on Wednesday to support the growth and productivity of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Viet Nam. “The agreement includes a $200 million loan provided by ADB and a $100 million loan arranged by ADB from 12 commercial lenders,” BIDV Chairman Phan Duc Tu said at the signing ceremony. “This is the biggest commercial loan ADB has provided to an Asian commercial bank so far, affirming the development finance institution’s positive evaluation of Viet Nam’s stability and economic growth as well as its trust in Viet Nam’s banking operations in general and BIDV in particular.” He said the loan would support SMEs in Viet Nam and reaffirm their partnership with ADB in achieving poverty reduction, economic … [Read more...] about BUSINESS NEWS IN BRIEF 14/12
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Politics Subscribe Log In Log In Today’s Paper Politics | George Bush, 41st President, Dies at 94 Supported by ByAdam Nagourney Nov. 30, 2018 George Bush, the 41st president of the United States and the father of the 43rd, who steered the nation through a tumultuous period in world affairs but was denied a second term after support for his presidency collapsed under the weight of an economic downturn and his seeming inattention to domestic affairs, died Friday night at his home in Houston. He was 94. His death, which was announced by his office, came less than eight months after that of his wife of 73 years, Barbara Bush. Mr. Bush had a form of Parkinson’s disease that forced him to use a wheelchair or motorized scooter in recent years, and he had been in and out of hospitals during that time as his health declined. In April, a day after attending Mrs. … [Read more...] about George Bush, 41st President, Dies at 94
Dan Balz, The Washington Post Published 9:19 am PDT, Tuesday, October 2, 2018 Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, seen here on May 3, 2017, founded an organization, American Possibilities, to support Democratic efforts in the midterms. Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, seen here on May 3, 2017, founded an organization, American Possibilities, to support Democratic efforts in the midterms. Photo: Bloomberg Photo By David Paul Morris Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., and Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., seen here on Sept. 5, are both considered to be prospective presidential candidates. Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., and Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., seen here on Sept. 5, are both considered to be prospective presidential candidates. Photo: Washington Post Photo By Matt McClain John Hickenlooper, governor of Colorado, waves while arriving on stage during … [Read more...] about Will the Democrats wake up before 2020?