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865,000 women left the workforce last month

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The nation’s first female recession deepened in September: More women left the labor force than the total number of jobs the country added last month. 

About 865,000 women dropped out of the workforce, compared to 216,000 men. Overall, the United States job market added 661,000 jobs between August and September, according to the latest jobs report released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics Friday. 

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The figure captures the enduring challenges faced by women who make up the majority of the workforce in fields that have been hardest hit by social distancing and COVID-19 – particularly retail and hospitality – and the ongoing dissolution of the child care industry that has left many working mothers without

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Grand Party Hotel viewers left in tears as bride dies from terminal cancer just two months after her wedding

GRAND Party Hotel viewers were left in tears as a bride died just two months after her wedding.

After an emotional episode, a tribute appeared on screen dedicated to one of the hotel’s guests Kaylea who tragically died just a few short weeks after her wedding at the hotel was filmed.

Kaylea died of terminal cancer just weeks after she married the love of her life

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Kaylea died of terminal cancer just weeks after she married the love of her lifeCredit: BBC

The BBC One show that takes viewers behind the scenes of Liverpool’s Shankly Hotel and shares the poignant stories of the guests, paid tribute to Mark and Kaylea who tied the knot during the show.

The couple, who had been together for 14 years, made the heartbreaking decision to bring their wedding forward after Kaylea was diagnosed with terminal cancer.

During the moving episode Kaylea said she had been through “hell on earth” as doctors told her there was nothing more

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Actress Jane Fonda: Coronavirus is ‘God’s gift to the left’

Jane Fonda’s remark came during an online event as she highlighted the importance of voting and how it can decide what happens to humanity.

WASHINGTON — Actress and activist Jane Fonda said during an online event last week that the coronavirus was “God’s gift to the left.” She made the remark while expressing how the virus has opened people’s eyes to what she said was President Donald Trump’s true character.

Fonda’s remarks came during a conversation she had with Maurice Mitchell, the national director of the Working Families Party, a political party that describes it’s as fighting “for workers over bosses and people over the powerful.” 

During her very last question of the interview, Mitchell asked Fonda for her opinion on the “concept of maybe a political realignment, a social realignment, and the ending dying of this patriarchal system and possibly the beginning of something regenerative.”


“I just

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Nearly 900,000 women left the American workforce in August. Here’s why that’s terrible news for everyone.



a group of people that are talking to each other: FILE PHOTO: People line up outside a Kentucky Career Center hoping to find assistance with their unemployment claim in Frankfort Reuters


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  • Paul Constant is a writer at Civic Ventures, a cofounder of the Seattle Review of Books, and a frequent cohost of the “Pitchfork Economics” podcast with Nick Hanauer and David Goldstein.
  • On the latest episode of Pitchfork Economics, Hanauer and Goldstein respond to listener questions, including one on what the manifesto of a perfect political party should look like.
  • Goldstein said that the economy is people — and policies should benefit as many people as possible.
  • The coronavirus economic downturn has removed people from the economy, especially women — and so policies tailored towards them will benefit the whole economy.
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This week’s episode of Pitchfork Economics features listener questions from around the world about a broad array

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Jane Fonda Calls COVID-19 ‘God’s Gift to the Left’

Jane Fonda just called Coronavirus “God’s gift to the left” and she’s explaining why.

“I just think COVID is God’s gift to the left,” Jane said (via The Hill), before letting out a laugh. “That’s a terrible thing to say. I think it was a very difficult thing to send down to us, but it has ripped the Band-Aid off who he [Donald Trump] is and what he stands for and what is being done to average people and working people in this country.”

“We can see it now, people who couldn’t see it before, you know, they see it now and we have a chance to harness that anger and make a difference,” she said.

WHAT DO YOU THINK of Jane Fonda’s quote? Sound off in the comments and let us know if you agree or disagree.

Trump was diagnosed with Coronavirus last week and said something

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The Market Downturn has Left Shoppers More Price-Sensitive and Expectant of Higher Discounts this Holiday Shopping Season

While Black Friday and Cyber Monday remain the dominant shopping events of the year, fewer consumers plan to shop them in 2020 – many of those who do plan to shop will do so online and expect retailers to offset any increased shipping charges

The US Holiday Shopping Report conducted by Simon-Kucher & Partners, a global strategy and marketing consulting firm, and Dynata, an independent market research institute, revealed that Black Friday and Cyber Monday are still viewed by consumers as the best shopping events of the year for deals – 32 percent of consumers indicated they think Black Friday has the best shopping deals and 16 percent said they view Cyber Monday as the best opportunity for deals, compared to only 11 percent for Amazon Prime Day. The study, based on a representative sample of more than 1,000 consumers across the US, suggests that despite the confidence in Black

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Jane Fonda says COVID-19 is ‘God’s gift to the Left’ in Trump-Biden showdown: ‘Harness that anger’

Jane Fonda says the coronavirus pandemic appears to be a “gift” from the Almighty to make sure President Trump is defeated in the upcoming election.

The long-time liberal activist recently sat down with supporters for a Zoom event when the topic turned to the deadly virus and the threat of “fascism.”

“What a great gift, what a tremendous opportunity, we are so lucky. We have to use [this moment] with every ounce of intelligence and courage and wherewithal we have. … I just think that COVID is God’s gift to the Left,” Ms. Fonda said. “That’s a terrible thing to say. I think it was a very difficult thing to send down to us, but it has ripped the band-aid off who [the president] is and what he stands for and what is being done to average people and working people in this country. … We have a chance to

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Left-Wing Jane Fonda: ‘COVID is God’s Gift to the Left’

Jane Fonda. (Getty Images)

In an online interview, actress and long-time left-wing activist Jane Fonda admits that it is “a terrible thing to say,” but states that “COVID is God’s gift to the left.” She adds that the left can use it to “harness” their “anger and make a difference.”

In the interview, Fonda stated, “We can stop fascism. We are at a point — this is a crossroads, an existential crossroads.” She then crossed her hands to make an X. 

“What a great gift, what a tremendous opportunity,” she said.  “We’re just so lucky, we have to use it with every ounce of intelligence, and courage, and wherewithal that we have.”

“This is it, this is it,” Fonda said, and then added, “I just think COVID is God’s gift to the left.” Fonda then snickered about her remark.  

“That’s a terrible thing to say,” she added. “I think it

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Hanoi Jane Stands Upon 200,000 Dead People to Declare Why COVID Is ‘God’s Gift to the Left’

Jane Fonda is a sick puppy. Is COVID bad or good? She gives a rather odd answer. No, that’s not the right word. She gives a ghoulish answer, noting that she feels the virus has been “God’s gift to the Left” because it’s exposed Trump for who he is or something. Yeah, forget the 200,000+ people who died. Forget about how half of that total is due to Democratic governors forcing nursing homes to admit COVID-positive patients. COVID is great because it could boot Trump from office. She really is no different that her younger self who palled around with communist insurgents in Vietnam back in the day. She sat on an anti-aircraft gun, joked around with America’s enemies, and trashed the country. Hanoi Jane is a traitor, a ghoul, and totally in keeping with someone who is Trump deranged (via Free Beacon):

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Jane Fonda calls coronavirus ‘God’s gift to the left’

Actress and progressive activist Jane Fonda said in a video posted Tuesday that the coronavirus is “God’s gift to the left,” arguing the pandemic has revealed President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump and Biden’s plans would both add to the debt, analysis finds Trump says he will back specific relief measures hours after halting talks Trump lashes out at FDA over vaccine guidelines MORE‘s true character.

“I just think COVID is God’s gift to the left,” the Academy Award winner said, laughing after she made the remark. “That’s a terrible thing to say. I think it was a very difficult thing to send down to us, but it has ripped the Band-Aid off who he [Trump] is and what he stands for and what is being done to average people and working people in this country.”

“We can see it now, people who couldn’t see it before, you know, they

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