Why book publishers will scramble to reprint the Jan. 6 report

Oct 12, 2022
Public reports can be bestsellers or duds, but either way they're not risky financial bets.
Whatever day the House Jan. 6 committee's report is released will be a busy one for book publishers. Above, the panel shows a clip from Fox News during its July 21 hearing.
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The economic legacy of the Jan. 6 insurrection is "intertwined" with the pandemic

Jan 6, 2022
“So much is good about the recovery,” said Wendy Edelberg of the Brookings Institution. Yet “we’re still in the midst of chaos.”
Protesters loyal to Donald Trump at the U.S. Capitol building on Jan. 6, 2021. The nation's political instability, said Wendy Edelberg of Brookings, "makes me nervous for the year ahead."
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Corporate political donations slowly returning a year after Jan. 6 insurrection

Jan 6, 2022
Corporate PACs were dormant following the attack on the Capitol.
A man walks near the West Front of the U.S. Capitol, as security fencing is removed on Sept. 19, 2021 in Washington, DC.
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Are tech companies influencing politics more than governments?

Ian Bremmer, president of Eurasia Group, believes we're increasingly becoming citizens of Facebook and Twitter rather than of nations.
Are we becoming citizens of tech?
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