Journalistic Articles

Biden’s First 100 Days, Explained

By Jacob Shropshire, Edited by Brendan Monroe – Originally Published by The Millennial Source on January 20, 2021 (Photo: Jonathan Ernst, Reuters) When President Franklin D. Roosevelt (FDR) was inaugurated in 1933, he moved with unprecedented speed to counter the effects of the Great Depression. Since then, the symbolic nature of the first 100 days … Continue reading “Biden’s First 100 Days, Explained”

Safety Concerns Soar as Planes Return to the Sky

By Jacob Shropshire, Edited by Brendan Monroe – Originally Published by The Millennial Source on December 30, 2020. (Photo: Marco Bello, Reuters) As Americans traveled home for the holidays in the highest numbers seen in airports since the pandemic started, it appears that the airline industry may finally be starting to pull out of the … Continue reading “Safety Concerns Soar as Planes Return to the Sky”

Who is Pete Buttigieg?

By Jacob Shropshire, Edited by Brendan Monroe – Originally Published by The Millennial Source on December 24, 2020. (Photo: Elizabeth Frantz, Reuters) On December 15, United States President-elect Joe Biden announced his former opponent Pete Buttigieg as his nominee for the secretary of transportation. Buttigieg is the first of Biden’s former rivals that the president-elect has named … Continue reading “Who is Pete Buttigieg?”

Russian hack penetrates US computer systems, Trump downplays threat

By Jacob Shropshire, Edited by Brendan Monroe – Originally Published by The Millennial Source on December 21, 2020. (Photo: Sergio Flores, Reuters) On December 19, President Donald Trump downplayed the threat of a massive hack that affected several federal agencies in the United States. The hack came through a backdoor vulnerability in a software update from SolarWinds, … Continue reading “Russian hack penetrates US computer systems, Trump downplays threat”

Trump loses second court case over TikTok ban as Biden’s China stance solidifies

By Jacob Shropshire, Edited by Brendan Monroe – Originally Published by The Millennial Source on December 16, 2020. (Photo: Mike Blake, Reuters) On Monday, the Trump administration’s attempt to block TikTok in the United States over national security concerns was blocked for a second time by a federal court judge. The judge, Carl Nichols of the US … Continue reading “Trump loses second court case over TikTok ban as Biden’s China stance solidifies”

Airlines see holiday surge despite a record increase in COVID-19 cases

By Jacob Shropshire, Edited by Brendan Monroe – Originally published by The Millennial Source on December 7, 2020 (Photo: Kamil Krzacynski, Reuters) Despite health and safety warnings from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the days surrounding Thanksgiving turned out to be some of the busiest air-travel days in the United States since the COVID-19 pandemic began in … Continue reading “Airlines see holiday surge despite a record increase in COVID-19 cases”

Republicans Herald “The year of the Republican woman”

By Jacob Shropshire, Edited by Brendan Monroe – Originally published by The Millennial Source on December 3, 2020 (Photo: Elijah Nouvelage, Reuters) The 2020 congressional race in the United States has been dubbed by many as “the year of the Republican woman” as more than a dozen Republican women beat their Democratic challengers to win … Continue reading “Republicans Herald “The year of the Republican woman””

Amazon announces US$500 million in holiday bonuses for frontline employees

By Jacob Shropshire, Edited by Brendan Monroe – Originally published by The Millennial Source on December 1, 2020 (Photo: Kevin Mohatt, Reuters) Amazon announced bonuses for its employees the day before Black Friday, including more than US$500 million for its frontline employees. Amazon employees in the United States and United Kingdom who are employed between … Continue reading “Amazon announces US$500 million in holiday bonuses for frontline employees”

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