Some headlines that caught our eye.
Kamala Harris, Day 1
Kamala Harris blames Trump for severity of U.S. coronavirus outbreak: He failed to take it ‘seriously from the start’ — CNBC
Keen observers point out unusual elements of Biden’s Instagram post with Harris — Fox News
Harassment, retaliation settlements under Harris as California AG could pose problems for Democrats — Just The News
CNN editor: Biden May ‘Step Aside’ for Kamala Harris — Neonnettle.com, Via Whatfinger
Postal Reform Pain
Postal Workers Decry Changes And Cost-Cutting Measures — NPR
Postal worker union head: vote-by-mail is safe, calls attacks against USPS ‘shameful’ — Fox News
The Status Of The COVID-19 ‘Stimulus’
White House, Democrats ‘miles apart’ over coronavirus aid package, Pelosi says — Fox News
Trump holds briefing as White House, Democrats remain far apart on coronavirus relief — CNBC
Trump’s $300 unemployment benefit may take more than a month to arrive — if it comes at all — CNBC
Lockdown Hits U.K. Economy Hard
UK plunges into worst recession of any major economy — BBC News, Via YouTube
Longer lockdown drove UK to one of deepest recessions in Europe — Financial Times
China, Taiwan, U.S.
China Trains to Shoot Down Planes as U.S. Aircraft Carrier ‘Circling Near Taiwan’ — Newsweek
Taiwan Seeks to Start Free-Trade Talks With U.S. — Wall Street Journal
China to Bring Up WeChat, TikTok in Next US Trade Talks — Bloomberg News, Via Newsmax
The Economy: What’s Next?
The Environmental Cost of Green Energy — Economics21.org
Mnuchin, Kudlow: Congressional Vote Needed for Capital Gains Tax Cut — Newsmax
Experience From Other Countries Show Lockdowns Don’t Work — American Institute For Economic Research