2020 Archives

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SWC’s Fast Five – October 23, 2020

SWC’s Fast Five

October 23, 2020

It’s not your daddy’s vo-tech, U.S. says Google is too big for its britches, FDA approves a COVID-19 drug that won’t save you, more of us are just leaving the labor force and the diabolical ironclad beetle dares you to drive over it.

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SWC’s Fast Five – October 23, 20202020-10-23T12:11:15-05:00

SWC’s Fast Five – October 16, 2020

SWC’s Fast Five

October 16, 2020

Back-to-the-office worries shift, formal fashion fades, seatbelts were a precursor of the present individual v. public interest furor and we’re getting poor again but at least most of us will be warm(er) this winter.

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SWC’s Fast Five – October 16, 20202020-10-16T16:08:55-05:00

Fast Five – October 9, 2020

SWC’s Fast Five

October 9, 2020

Dive into the Nobel Prize season – it will make you feel better about the world, so we share a deeper look here along with the hurricane record making, COVID good news / bad news, today’s neurosis in the stock market and, yes, it is Christmas shopping time.

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Fast Five – October 9, 20202020-10-14T15:18:26-05:00

Fast Five – October 2, 2020

SWC’s Fast Five

October 2, 2020

Stunning news of President Trump testing positive for COVID-19 overshadows all other news which in today’s Fast Five includes airlines furloughing tens of thousands, how few of us pay taxes, the little-known man at FOX who calls the election for the news outlet and some nonsense about Crocs.

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Fast Five – October 2, 20202020-10-14T15:20:11-05:00

Fast Five – September 25, 2020

SWC’s Fast Five

September 25, 2020

We say goodbye to Justice Ginsburg, hello to an unwelcome COVID milestone and its downward effect on manufactured goods orders, are surprised by the pandemic’s salutary effect on making us more agreeable and we have another miss in the daily asteroid dodgeball game.

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Fast Five – September 25, 20202020-10-14T15:22:17-05:00

SWC’s Fast Five – September 18, 2020

SWC’s Fast Five

September 18, 2020

Fire and floods and now one of the country’s most prominent business groups is for climate change, N95 masks continue to be scarce, somehow the USPS still delivers and, for the anxious among us, stay under this blanket.

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SWC’s Fast Five – September 18, 20202020-10-14T15:24:26-05:00

SWC’s Fast Five – September 11, 2020

SWC’s Fast Five

September 11, 2020

COVID laundry tips, the up and downs of jobs, the lingering grief of 9/11, another glass ceiling breaks which is great but, tick tock on diversity and inclusion, and Peloton buyers grow their off-bike workouts.

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SWC’s Fast Five – September 11, 20202020-10-14T15:25:36-05:00

SWC’s Fast Five – September 4

SWC’s Fast Five

September 4, 2020

More jobs and lower unemployment signals slowing economic recovery, medical breakthroughs show reason for encouragement in COVID-19 and brain, spinal cord injuries and FAA says Amazon is an airline. Check it all out in this week’s Fast Five!

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SWC’s Fast Five – September 42020-09-04T14:20:53-05:00

SWC’s Fast Five – August 28

SWC’s Fast Five

August 28, 2020

We’re not going back to the office but the Fed is trying to get us back to work, other people of color push back against discrimination, private data made public lets people see the flood risk of houses and babies take on the fight against poverty.

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SWC’s Fast Five – August 282020-08-28T14:23:17-05:00

SWC’s Fast Five – August 21st

SWC’s Fast Five

August 21, 2020

Voter suppression, it’s not just today’s news. You’ll see that in the story on the 19th amendment. And then we have mail for you, lots of mail, which you won’t have to send to a fifth of this year’s college students because they will be home. The good news? The show goes on for one Thanksgiving tradition.

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SWC’s Fast Five – August 21st2020-08-21T11:56:24-05:00