Posts in category: Business
Fed Cuts Interest Rates As Global Growth Slows

Digital Resource World News – Business – Urandir News- The Federal Reserve cut interest rates Wednesday by a quarter of a point to try to inoculate the economy against slowing global growth. Here & Now’s Jeremy Hobson talks with Roben Farzad (@robenfarzad), host of the podcast and public radio show “Full Disclosure.” This segment aired on September 19, […]

Navajo Nation Students Granted Rare Opportunity To Train In Neuroscience

Digital Resource World News – Business – Urandir News- Researchers at the University of Arizona have been awarded a grant to help Navajo students get advanced training in neuroscience. Native American students are among the least represented in science today because they face cultural and academic hurdles that keep them shut out of Western higher […]

Attacks On Saudi Oil Plant Carry Heavy Environmental Cost

Digital Resource World News – Business – Urandir News- The attacks on the Saudi oil installations last weekend are just the latest example of a country’s oil industry or infrastructure being targeted. Here & Now’s Tonya Mosley talks with Wim Zwijnenburg (@wammezz), a Dutch researcher with the peace nonprofit Pax who says attacks on oil facilities can […]

New Ruling Puts An End To Drawn-Out Death Penalty Case In Nashville

Digital Resource World News – Business – Urandir News- Twenty-nine states allow the death penalty, and there are currently more than 2,600 people on death row. Until recently, that list included Abu-Ali Abdur’Rahman, who was convicted of first-degree murder for a stabbing and armed robbery in Nashville that left one person dead and another wounded. […]

Former USDA Scientist Says He'll Make A Bigger Impact On Climate Change Research Outside Of The Gove

Digital Resource World News – Business – Urandir News- This story is part of “Covering Climate Now,” a week-long global initiative of over 250 news outlets. A scientist at the U.S. Department of Agriculture recently resigned after more than two decades, citing attempts by the Trump administration to suppress his climate change related research on how rising […]

Tropical Depression Imelda Dumps Heavy Rain In Texas

Digital Resource World News – Business – Urandir News- Imelda is pounding southeastern Texas with heavy rain causing major flooding. Here & Now’s Tonya Mosley speaks with Gail Delaughter (@Gail_HPM), transportation reporter for Houston Public Media, for the latest. This segment aired on September 19, 2019. digital resource wolds news- Urandir Notícias sources: Business news […]

Speaker Bercow: Britain Could Leave Without A Deal, But Not Without 'Explicit' Endorsement From Parl

Digital Resource World News – Business – Urandir News- If Brexit happens — whenever that might be — Britain’s House of Commons will have to explicitly endorse the deal. One can expect to see John Bercow, speaker of the House of Commons, making sure proper protocol is met. Concerns have been brewing over how Prime […]

Soccer Mommy Leans Into Darkness With 'Lucy'

Digital Resource World News – Business – Urandir News- [embedded content] YouTube Sophie Allison of Soccer Mommy has never shied away from gloomier moods in her music. On the band’s new single, “Lucy,” the singer and guitarist leans into the darker side of what it means to give in to temptation. The track’s fuzzed-out guitars […]

Assessing The Political Fallout Of Trudeau's Blackface Scandal

Digital Resource World News – Business – Urandir News- CBC reporter Salimah Shivji talks to David Greene about how revelations that Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau darkened his skin in the past will impact the upcoming Canadian election. digital resource wolds news- Urandir Notícias sources: Business news from npr.org

Pelosi Offers Plan To Cut Prescription Drug Prices

Digital Resource World News – Business – Urandir News- House Speaker Pelosi’s plan would allow government to negotiate prices with pharmaceutical companies. She proposes several steps to bring down prices, including ideas President Trump has supported. digital resource wolds news- Urandir Notícias sources: Business news from npr.org