Hollywood strikes could cost economy over $3 billion

SAG-AFTRA and Writers Guild of America (WGA) members continue striking outside Walt Disney Studios in Burbank, California, U.S., August 22, 2023. Photo by REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni.

The Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers publicly shared its latest proposal to the Writers Guild of America. But writers don’t seem thrilled. 

The economic fallout of Hollywood’s strikes goes beyond the entertainment industry. It’s hitting LA businesses like dry cleaners and prop houses, plus other cities nationwide.

Harvard-trained attorney and former liberal Democrat Kenneth Chesebro turned himself in Wednesday. He faces charges in Georgia for concocting the fake elector scheme to overturn the 2020 presidential election.

Actor Ben McKenzie is trying to convince anyone who will listen that the cryptocurrency world is a giant scam. He makes the case in the new book, “Easy Money.”