Indiana Woman Must Shut Down Business After County Officials Determine Her Farm Isn’t Zoned for Commercial Goat Yoga or Goat Snuggling

Since the beginning of the pandemic, Jordan Stevens has been running Indiana’s only full-time goat yoga operation on her farm in rural Hamilton County. She’s since been forced to stop offering that service by the planning officials who say her property isn’t zoned for goat yoga uses.
Her application for a zoning variance that would have legalized the business, Happy Goat Lucky Yoga, was also denied by the county.

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Major investor refuses to bankroll Trump’s ‘fake news business’

One of the talking points that 2016 Donald Trump voters, many of whom switched to now-President Joe Biden in 2020, used to justify voting for him the first time was, “Well, he’s a smart businessman.” But Trump, in fact, has had more than his shares of ups and downs in business — and some people in the business world want nothing whatsoever to do with Trump or the Trump Organization. Item: hedge fund manager Boaz Weinstein, according to the New York Times, withdrew his investment after learning that he would be supporting Trump’s social media company Truth Social.

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Why is Newcastle’s Saudi money deemed worse than cash from a bunch of white guys in America?

MARTIN SAMUEL: Why is Saudi money worse than cash from a bunch of white guys in America? Newcastle’s owners are treated like crooks, but the Premier League’s principled band don’t mind rubbing along with autocratic regimes

Newcastle have received a lot of criticism since their £300m Saudi-led takeover 
But Man United use their deal with Saudi Telecom as revenue stream in the past  
Why is investment from Saudi Arabia worse than from white guys in America?

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Why Do Democrats Want To Create More Eric Garners?

The 2014 killing of Eric Garner by a New York City police officer is an example of how enforcement of even petty laws (in this case, tobacco taxes) can be lethal. Peddling a few loose cigarettes in defiance of the government might carry a death sentence when cops impose the state’s will.

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New York City Loaded Taxi Drivers With Debt. Now They’re on Hunger Strike to Force Real Relief.

Richard Chow, 63, prays outside New York City Hall shortly before beginning a hunger strike on Wednesday.Noah Lanard/Mother Jones

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On Wednesday, taxi drivers, local elected officials, and their allies gathered outside New York City Hall to announce the beginning of a hunger strike.

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New York City Loaded Taxi Drivers With Debt. Now They’re on Hunger Strike to Force Real Relief.

Richard Chow, 63, prays outside New York City Hall shortly before beginning a hunger strike on Wednesday.Noah Lanard/Mother Jones

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On Wednesday, taxi drivers, local elected officials, and their allies gathered outside New York City Hall to announce the beginning of a hunger strike.

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New York City Loaded Taxi Drivers With Debt. Now They’re on Hunger Strike to Force Real Relief.

Richard Chow, 63, prays outside New York City Hall shortly before beginning a hunger strike on Wednesday.Noah Lanard/Mother Jones

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On Wednesday, taxi drivers, local elected officials, and their allies gathered outside New York City Hall to announce the beginning of a hunger strike.

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ALEX BRUMMER: Rishi’s budget plan will make Britain less competitive

The folly of raising taxes: Chancellor’s budget plans risk making Britain less competitive, says ALEX BRUMMER
By Alex Brummer for the Daily Mail
Published: 16:55 EDT, 21 October 2021 | Updated: 06:17 EDT, 22 October 2021

There are a screed of caveats surrounding the fast improving state of the public finances. Not least is the fact that borrowing this year could still come in at, or above, £200billion.

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Republicans and Wall Street Are Smearing Biden’s Bank Regulator as a Commie

Wall Street has launched an all-out attack on Saule Omarova, President Biden’s nominee to be the primary regulator of big banks. But the financial industry’s lobbyists in Washington aren’t being honest about why she gets their hackles up. The truth is that Omarova, a distinguished law professor at Cornell and a former bank lawyer who worked in the George W.

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