In today’s fast-paced news environment, it can be hard to keep up. For your weekend reading, we’ve started in-case-you-missed-it compilations of some of the week’s top USA TODAY Opinion pieces. As always, thanks for reading, and for your feedback.
— USA TODAY Opinion editors
By Marco Rubio
“For decades, companies like Amazon have been allies of the left in the culture war, but when their bottom line is threatened they turn to conservatives to save them. Republicans have rightly understood the dangers posed by the unchecked influence of labor unions. Adversarial relations between labor and management are wrong. They are wrong for both workers and our nation’s economic competitiveness.”
By Jennifer Horn
“Biden’s prime-time address, his first, came hours after he signed a $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief law, historic in its breadth and cost, that represents the largest anti-poverty package in generations. It includes direct assistance to most Americans and an expanded child tax credit that could cut child poverty in half, as well as billions for towns, schools and small businesses. And most important, it will expedite access to the COVID-19 vaccines that are so desperately needed to save lives and bring this pandemic, finally, to its knees.”
By Suzette Hackney
“Chauvin, who for more than nine minutes kneeled on the neck of George Floyd, now faces an additional murder charge — a development that offers a glimmer of hope for those here and nationwide who are…