Tag: Persists

  • Food inflation in Europe persists as staple prices climb

    Food inflation in Europe persists as staple prices climb

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    Whether in Spain, Hungary, or Italy, food prices keep rising in Europe even as inflation relents. Food inflation reached a historic peak in March, up 19.2% over the previous year, and fell to 12.5% in May. Governments across the continent are trying to come up with solutions: Spain waived its 5% tax on food products,…

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  • Kamala Harris Says ‘Inequality Persists’ in Home Appraisals

    Kamala Harris Says ‘Inequality Persists’ in Home Appraisals

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    Vice President Kamala Harris on Thursday announced a series of new actions designed to root out racial bias from the home appraisal industry, including ensuring the data used in appraisal software doesn’t perpetuate discrimination and making information about home valuations and the race and ethnicity of homeowners available to the broader public. “For generations, many…

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  • Under the Radar, Right-Wing Push to Tighten Voting Laws Persists

    Under the Radar, Right-Wing Push to Tighten Voting Laws Persists

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    The first recent wave of legislation tightening voting laws came in 2021, when Donald J. Trump’s false claims of voter fraud spurred Republican lawmakers to act over loud objections from Democrats. Two years later, a second wave is steadily moving ahead, but largely under the radar. Propelled by a new coalition of Trump allies, Republican-led…

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