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The NYT doesn’t like the Democrats’ economic policies. They make this very clear in their news section.
The NYT doesn’t like the Democrats’ economic policies. They make this very clear in their news section.
We have a right to expect more serious budget reporting from the country’s leading newspaper.
We have a right to expect more serious budget reporting from the country’s leading newspaper.
While many people undoubtedly are being squeezed by inflation, it is not clear why there would be more people living paycheck to paycheck today than before the pandemic, when most news outlets were touting the strong economy.
While many people undoubtedly are being squeezed by inflation, it is not clear why there would be more people living paycheck to paycheck today than before the pandemic, when most news outlets were touting the strong economy.
The paper should not attribute Macron's alleged concerns about hurting France's investment climate as an objective fact. It can simply report his or others' statements to this effect.
The paper should not attribute Macron's alleged concerns about hurting France's investment climate as an objective fact. It can simply report his or others' statements to this effect.

What the Cluck Are You Doing on October 25th?

Dean is hosting a live virtual screening of Episode 1: “How to Unf★ck Intellectual Property.” Afterward, he will answer your questions and explain further how, if everyone listened to Dean, there would be a chicken in every pot.
Dean is hosting a live virtual screening of Episode 1: “How to Unf★ck Intellectual Property.” Afterward, he will answer your questions and explain further how, if everyone listened to Dean, there would be a chicken in every pot.

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