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Increased child tax credit paves way for Universal Basic Income

Some experts describe the plan, if enacted permanently, as “the second-largest expansion of means-tested welfare entitlements in U.S. history,” one Feb. 10 Heritage report noted. The same report states that “in constant dollars, its annual cost would dwarf the initial costs of the Medicaid, food stamps, and Aid to Families with Dependent Children programs.”

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Biden’s ‘American Rescue” plan: What is in it and what isn’t

Now that President Biden has signed the bill into law, the direct payments could arrive relatively quickly, within days, as the IRS has experience with it now, but the changes in the child tax credit could be a bigger challenge. More generally, the IRS needs to make the adjustment from being just a revenue collector, to also being a social benefits administrator.

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America’s critical race delusion must be stopped

According to information obtained from a Buffalo Public Schools district whistleblower instead of working on practical measures to improve the district’s dismally low academic performance, administrators have implemented “equity based instructional strategies.” The centerpiece of this view is that “America is built on racism,” a view propagated by district diversity czar Fatima Morrell.

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Study: 90% of Covid deaths occur in countries with high obesity levels

Countries with high levels of overweight people, such as the UK and the US, have the highest death rates from Covid-19, a landmark report reveals, prompting calls for governments to urgently tackle obesity, as well as prioritising overweight people for vaccinations.

About 2.2 million of the 2.5 million deaths from Covid were in countries with high levels of overweight people, says the report from the World Obesity Federation.

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