With so many crazy things happening, sometimes things fall through the cracks. Here are some headlines that you may find interesting and worth discussing. Please feel free to post ‘headlines’ you would like to share that we may have missed.
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Ted Cruz’s Daughter Disses Him on TikTok: ‘I Really Disagree With Most of His Views’
“A lot of people judge me based upon him at first glance,” Caroline said, “but I really disagree with most of his views.”
Unemployment claims end 2021 near pre-pandemic levels
- Initial claims for unemployment benefits averaged about 199,000 a week in December. That’s a fourfold decrease from levels in January 2021 and lower than pre-pandemic levels in December 2019.
- The dynamic points to a reduction in layoffs. Job openings are near record highs and there’s high demand for workers.
- Surging Covid-19 cases amid the highly infectious omicron variant threaten to negatively impact the labor market in early 2022.