The Daily Populous

Sunday April 10th, 2022 day edition

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Either way, Republicans chose to make him one of their most powerful members in Congress in spite of this unresolved cloud.

The Republicans have apparently decided that the committee in charge of sex crimes legislation should include one guy currently being investigated for actual sex crimes—and another who allegedly looked the other way on them. »

Canada bans foreign home buyers for two years to cool its housing market

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Canada bans foreign home buyers for two years to cool its housing market.

OTTAWA, Ontario – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government announced Thursday it will ban foreign investors from buying homes in Canada for two years in a bid to cool off a hot housing market.

The government is under pressure to cool an overheated market after prices climbed by more than 20% last year, while rental rates have also been rising. »

Bernie Sanders lays out 2 possible economic futures for the US — powerful billionaire oligarchs or a powerful unionized middle class

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The victory comes as Starbucks locations around the country vote to unionize, and will likely set off a wave of organizing.

"Because when you have a strong union movement in this country, you stand the possibility of having a strong middle class.". »

S&P downgrade indicates Russia headed for historic default

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That indicates Moscow could soon default on external loans for the first time in more than a century.

S&P Global Ratings issued the downgrade to “selective default” late Friday after Russia arranged to make foreign bond payments in rubles on Monday when they were due in dollars. »