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MLK – Changes in African American People Since 1964

In noting Martin Luther King day, here are data* about African Americans relating to differences between 1964 and 2020 in the percentage of African Americans completing high school, the number of African American college students, and the percentage of citizen population voting in the United States. Continue reading

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State, Local Governments Increase Green Spending

Some specific preservation programs include protection of soil and water resources, including controlling beach erosion, managing dams to prevent floods, educating the public about conservation and generating hydroelectric energy. While expenditures rose, a five-year comparison (from 2016 to 2020) showed a 5.7% decline in part-time employment and a 0.3% decrease in full-time employment. Continue reading

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Census Bureau: Millions of Americans Who Get Health Coverage from Employers Could Lose It During COVID-19

The occupations among those affected during the pandemic and therefore most at risk of losing health coverage: food preparation and serving; building and grounds cleaning and maintenance; personal care and service; and retail sales. Collectively, 39.6 million people worked in these jobs in 2018, representing 23.6% of all workers. Continue reading

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US COVID-19 Crisis = Struggles with Healthcare, Housing, Food

The results might be skewed positive to current Republican Wishful thinking, rather than stark reality since the Trump Administration perverted the Bureau as part of a failed ploy on  Republican Repression of Voters by dictating unprecedented questions on the Census designed to discourage less affluent people from participating. Continue reading

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Finally, Census Bureau Survey on Businesses

The survey, conducted by email, is intended to provide weekly data on the impact of the COVID-19 plague on the nation’s businesses. Results are displayed as data visualizations. The Census Bureau defines small businesses as single business locations with one to 499 employees and at least $1,000 in annual revenue. Continue reading

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US International Trade Deficit Drops. Maybe

The Census Bureau does not have sufficient statistical evidence to conclude that the actual change is different from zero. What this means is that the U.S. continues to run an enormous deficit as President Trump embarks on a trade war that could increase the deficit more. Continue reading

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More Than 77 Million People Enrolled in US Schools

The number enrolled in high school remained steady between 2011 and 2016 – good on the face of it, but a problem for the skilled trades – including automotive, since many high schools have dropped vocational training, emphasizing health care or college prep instead of industrial vocations. As a result, manufacturing companies are instituting German- style apprenticeship programs.
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Machinery Orders, Shipments, Inventories Rising in 2017

The U.S. Census Bureau* released its monthly advance report on manufacturers’ shipments, inventories and orders for February 2017 that says new orders for manufactured durable goods in February 2017 rose 1.7% to $235.4 billion. Excluding transportation, new orders increased 0.4%. … Continue reading

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