Business & Economy

The newest Marvel movie “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings” brought in a whopping $94 million over the long Labor Day weekend.

from The Business

Dr. Rupa Marya and Raj Patel examine the intersection of food, medicine, colonial capitalism, and illness in their book, “Inflamed.” Photo courtesy of Farrar, Straus and Giroux.

from Good Food

Formed in the wake of the #MeToo movement, the Time’s Up organization brought together many high-profile Hollywood women to fight workplace gender discrimination, but the nonprofit has…

Time’s Up in crisis as entire board resigns

Formed in the wake of the #MeToo movement, the Time’s Up organization brought together many high-profile Hollywood women to fight workplace gender discrimination, but the nonprofit has…

from Hollywood Breakdown

At CinemaCon in Las Vegas during the last week of August, movie studios told the annual gathering of theater owners how excited they were for films to return to the big screen.

‘Top Gun: Maverick’ and ‘Mission: Impossible 7’ pushed, plus tension behind the scenes at ABC

At CinemaCon in Las Vegas during the last week of August, movie studios told the annual gathering of theater owners how excited they were for films to return to the big screen.

from The Business

Josh Barro, Megan McArdle and David Dayen discuss the Texas law prohibiting most abortions, Senator Manchin’s warning shot, and the future of the Fed.

Is this the end of Roe?

Josh Barro, Megan McArdle and David Dayen discuss the Texas law prohibiting most abortions, Senator Manchin’s warning shot, and the future of the Fed.

from Left, Right & Center

As the pandemic continues to prevent crowds from going to the movies, Paramount decided to push the release dates of three upcoming films.

‘Top Gun: Maverick,’ ‘Mission: Impossible 7’ and ‘Jackass Forever’ release dates pushed by Paramount

As the pandemic continues to prevent crowds from going to the movies, Paramount decided to push the release dates of three upcoming films.

from Hollywood Breakdown

Federal unemployment benefits and supplements are ending on September 4.

For 40,000 Angelenos, finding a job that pays enough becomes more urgent as unemployment benefits run out

Federal unemployment benefits and supplements are ending on September 4.

from Greater LA

The Santa Barbara Channel is a hot spot for ships hitting whales. Three endangered whale species (humpback, blue, and fin) come to the area to feed between May and November.

Is UCSB’s Whale Safe program preventing these sea creatures from colliding with ships?

The Santa Barbara Channel is a hot spot for ships hitting whales. Three endangered whale species (humpback, blue, and fin) come to the area to feed between May and November.

from Greater LA

Rachel Maddow is departing from her daily time slot at MSNBC next year, but she’s not leaving the network entirely.

Rachel Maddow scores a rich new deal at MSNBC, ABC News staffer files sexual assault lawsuit

Rachel Maddow is departing from her daily time slot at MSNBC next year, but she’s not leaving the network entirely.

from The Business

Mike Richards was announced , and then canceled, as the new host of “Jeopardy!”

Hollywood baffled over Sony TV’s failure to vet ‘Jeopardy!’ EP Mike Richards

Mike Richards was announced , and then canceled, as the new host of “Jeopardy!”

from Hollywood Breakdown

Black and Brown neighborhoods in South LA — like Inglewood, Crenshaw, and Leimert Park — have always faced economic challenges.

Bringing more vibrancy to LA’s Black and Brown communities starts at the street level

Black and Brown neighborhoods in South LA — like Inglewood, Crenshaw, and Leimert Park — have always faced economic challenges.

from Greater LA

The fate of LA’s street markets often rests in the hands of a few elected officials who, with a phone call or stroke of a pen, can decide whether or not they stay open.

Street vendors face crackdowns, but selling indoors takes a lot of savvy and money

The fate of LA’s street markets often rests in the hands of a few elected officials who, with a phone call or stroke of a pen, can decide whether or not they stay open.

from Greater LA

The average retirement account balance has hit an all-time high — up a little more than 20% compared to the same time last year.

Savings are up during pandemic. What should people do with the extra cash?

The average retirement account balance has hit an all-time high — up a little more than 20% compared to the same time last year.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Late summer and early fall was supposed to be the big return to movie theaters. But with the Delta variant on the rise, Hollywood is in a tough spot.

Delta variant wreaks havoc on fall movie releases and concerts

Late summer and early fall was supposed to be the big return to movie theaters. But with the Delta variant on the rise, Hollywood is in a tough spot.

from The Business

Late summer and early fall was supposed to be the big return to movie theaters. But with the Delta variant on the rise, Hollywood is in a tough spot.

Hollywood must make tough choices on when and how to release new films as Delta variant rises

Late summer and early fall was supposed to be the big return to movie theaters. But with the Delta variant on the rise, Hollywood is in a tough spot.

from Hollywood Breakdown

You may have noticed your favorite bud is cheaper than usual. However, someone else is feeling the heat: farmers.

California has a flood of bud, but that’s not good for cannabis growers

You may have noticed your favorite bud is cheaper than usual. However, someone else is feeling the heat: farmers.

from KCRW Features

Peter Edelman examines how Americans are still tormented by the specter of President Bill Clinton’s worst domestic policy failure.

Democrats’ destruction of America’s welfare system is coming back to haunt them

Peter Edelman examines how Americans are still tormented by the specter of President Bill Clinton’s worst domestic policy failure.

from Scheer Intelligence

Aftershocks are still rocking Haiti following Saturday’s 7.2 magnitude earthquake.

In Haiti, devastation from major quake becomes worse by a tropical storm and political corruption

Aftershocks are still rocking Haiti following Saturday’s 7.2 magnitude earthquake.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The U.S.

As Taliban declares Sharia law, how will other countries respond politically and financially to Afghanistan?

The U.S.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

How to juggle two full-time jobs when working from home?

Secretly have 2 remote jobs and way more income: How some white-collar workers pull it off

How to juggle two full-time jobs when working from home?

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand