Bank of America pledges $25 million to address racial and economic inequities
Bank of America is pledging to address racial and economic inequities by committing $25 million to assist "up-skilling and reskilling" for Black and Hispanic-Latino students. Ebony Thomas, the bank's environmental, social and governance strategy executive, joined CBSN to discuss why investing in communities of color is valuable.
China and Russia have a head start in the race to offer coronavirus vaccine options for mass distribution in developing countries. A Washington Post report looks at how the two countries are using their vaccines to expand their political and economic influence globally. Washington Post foreign affairs reporter Emily Rauhala joined CBSN to discuss. "We will have over 300 million doses available to the American public, well before [June]," stated retired Lt. Gen. Paul Ostrowski, Director of Supply, Production & Distribution for Operation Warp Speed. Aired on 11/30/2020. John Bolton, who formerly served as national security adviser under U.S. President Donald Trump, said the costs and benefits of invoking the 25th Amendment to remove Trump must be weighed. The new COVID-19 relief bill passed by Congress will extend the nationwide ban on evictions until the end of January. Shamus Roller, the executive director of the National Housing Law Project joins CBSN's "Red & Blue" to discuss the impact, and whether it will be enough for the millions of Americans who are behind on rent.