Gov. Jared Polis defends his tax history. His fellow Democrats say it highlights massive inequity.
Four months ago, when Gov. Jared Polis signed a package of bills to reduce tax breaks for wealthy people and corporations, and shift savings to low- and middle-income people and small businesses, he lamented that fiscal policy in this state, like the country, rewards moneyed interests at the expense of the rest. “All too often, […]
Gucci owner readies for Chinese no show at Milan, Paris fashion weeks
By Sarah White and Melissa Fares PARIS/NEW YORK (Reuters) – Gucci and other luxury labels owned by France’s Kering expect smaller crowds at their catwalk shows this month, with Chinese buyers and influencers set to miss the major marketing fixture. Luxury companies including Kering <PRTP.PA> already face a sales hit from the coronavirus outbreak as […]
‘We hate Putin and will rise up,’ says mum of Russian soldier killed in Ukraine
A devastated Russian mum has blasted Vladimir Putin after her son died in the Ukraine war. The woman, who gave her name as Valya, said she and many others now 'hate' the President of Russia following the deaths of thousands of soldiers in the conflict. In a rare show of sympathy with the enemy, she […]