The surprising thing about older voters: they’re moving more to the left

Former Vice President Joe Biden speaks during at an AARP forum in Iowa. | Justin Sullivan/Getty Images The question is just how far. Gloria Neal Showers, a 72-year-old resident of Sumter, South Carolina, loves former Vice President Joe Biden because he’s a “seasoned” politician. “I want someone to look at things in a realistic manner,” said Showers, a retired federal government employee who’s volunteering for the Biden campaign. “[Sanders] makes me uncomfortable with all the…

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Where your delivery app tips really go, explained

DoorDash is continuing its policy of putting customer tips toward their workers’ base pay. | Photo Illustration by Rafael Henrique/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Companies like DoorDash and Amazon have been accused of dipping into the tip jar. Here’s how it really works. In the gig economy world, not all food delivery tips are delivered equally. Virtually all these companies, including Uber Eats, DoorDash, Instacart, and Grubhub, give customers the option to tip. But two…

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Mueller’s longtime aide Aaron Zebley will appear alongside him for House Judiciary testimony

Then-FBI director Robert Mueller testifies at a hearing in June 2013. | Alex Wong/Getty Images The special counsel had initially requested Zebley join him as a witness, but he’ll instead advise Mueller during questioning. Robert Mueller will bring along one of his deputies to his testimony before the House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday: his longtime aide, Aaron Zebley. Zebley will sit beside Mueller at the hearing, but he won’t officially be a witness testifying, and…

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Thor 4 brings back Natalie Portman’s Jane Foster as Thor. The comics did it first.

Jane Foster as Thor in The Mighty Thor. | Marvel In the comic books, Portman’s Jane Foster has already wielded the Mjolnir. Marvel took over San Diego Comic-Con this year with a glimpse into what’s called Phase 4 of its gigantic Marvel Cinematic Universe enterprise, the studio’s upcoming slate of movies and television shows for the next few years. The studio revealed during its lengthy panel that new characters will enter the MCU (including a…

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Use single ink to fill in your cheques

Negotiable Instruments Act’s Section 87 says a material alteration in a negotiable instrument renders it void, the only exception being when the other party consents to the alteration.If you are issuing a cheque in question, ensure that you ‘cross’ the cheque Get the latest news and analysis on business, finance, politics from Livemint, the website of the Mint newspaper, one of India’s leading business and financial dailies Powered by WPeMatico

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Walmart and CVS are among the retailers being sued for aiding the spread of opioids

Getty Images/iStockphoto Plaintiffs are seeking billions of dollars in restitution. Walmart, Walgreens, CVS, and Rite Aid are among the superstores and chain drugstores named in what will be a major trial regarding corporate complicity in the opioid epidemic. As reported by the New York Times, the lawsuit filed in federal court last Friday seeks billions of dollars in restitution from corporations that inundated the market with prescription opioids, and consists of almost 2,000 individual cases…

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A question for conservatives: what if the left was right on race?

President Donald Trump speaks during a Keep America Great rally on July 17, 2019, in Greenville, North Carolina. | Zach Gibson/Getty Images On the right, race and racism, and the possibility that it’s been a big problem all along. I’ve been writing on conservatism and the right for several years. As part of that work, I spend most of my time reading right-leaning news outlets and opinion journals and talking to conservatives — fiscal conservatives…

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