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Jan. 6, 2022 4:40 pm ET Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg. Photo: Nick Wass/Associated Press In “No Facebook Funding for Elections” (op-ed, Dec. 31), Tarren Bragdon and Joe Horvath endorse a ban on private funding for public election administration. The problem they target—partisan spending by public officials—may be real, but their proposed ban is a significant […]

Even middle-class families have a precarious feeling and live on the edge of poverty. One wrong move, one illness or loss of income, and we could be in a world of trouble. For many, this deep feeling of economic insecurity manifests as anxiety, conflict, abuse and desperation. The expanded child tax credit, paid out monthly […]

Bad investment The U.S. has $124.4 billion of debt in defaulted student loans, which affects 9 million borrowers and their families. In recent years, it has been reported, “69 percent of college students took out student loans.” Arts and humanities majors have the highest student loan default rates in the nation — 14 percent to […]

IF you live in Santa Ana, California, and are one of the thousands of residents expecting a city stimulus payment, check your mail carefully. Payment letters have been mailed out to eligible residents. 1 So far, 2,700 payments have gone out to low-income Santa Ana residents The stimulus payments are going out to low-income households in Santa […]