No Economical Victory Lap

By Julianne Malveaux The June Employment Situation report, released on July 2, showed a continued decline in the unemployment rate.  Thanks to coronavirus, the rate shot up to 14.7 percent in April and declined to 11.1 percent in June.  About 4.8 million more people were on payrolls in June than...

Old, Sick and Incarcerated

By Julianne MalveauxThere were 4623 incarcerated people over 65 in federal prisons during the first week of May.   Until May 12, Paul Manafort, Mr. Trump's one-time campaign manager, was one of them. The 71-year-old petitioned the court for release to home confinement because of his age, heart condition, and "fear...