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Trump has Twitter tantrum, falsely calls Nevada election ‘illegal’

(The following is excerpted from the Daily Current newsletter, which you can sign up for here.)Those of you, and you know who you are,...
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Now would be a good time to talk about the Green New Deal

I’m a young person in the 21st century, and I’ve been prepping for the apocalypse for as long as I can remember. Las Vegas...
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Arbery case’s true horror is safe harbor given for modern lynching

Only in recent years has white American culture become willing to stare the horror of lynching in the face, or at least glance at...
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The economic development crowd is going about this all wrong

The leisure and hospitality industry accounts for one of every four jobs in Nevada. Or it did, anyway.A day, or an hour, doesn’t go...
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Nevada’s mining giants are raking it in and we should raise their taxes a...

In the first three months of last year, Newmont Corp. reported a net income of $87 million.In the first three months of this year:...
not flower in baskets the real may day

On the coronavirus, the workforce, and May Day

(The following was adapted from the May 1 edition of the Daily Current Newsletter, which you can subscribe to here)In the U.S. we don't...
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Will Nevada be one of the last states to get benefits to gig workers?

Tens of thousands of Nevadans are out of work and they can’t even apply for unemployment yet.They’re being told to wait, not to apply...
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Two questions for the Mayor… 

Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman’s statements in a CNN interview with Anderson Cooper recently are a threat - not only to our health and...
sounds like a lot

Is $7.6 billion a lot?

Congressman Mark Amodei is the only Republican in Nevada’s congressional delegation, and he would be the state party’s titular head if only he was...
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Dear America, please don’t hold her against us

At one point in her now-infamous interview with Anderson Cooper on CNN Wednesday, Cooper asked Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman what she, as mayor,...

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