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20 Nov, 2021 07:36

Strategic oil reserves: Should the US tap in?

America’s economic recovery is at the mercy of gas prices, which are causing pain for industries at the pump. Founder of Bubba Trading Todd Horwitz weighs in on the latest push by Democrats to have President Biden tap into the country’s Strategic Petroleum Reserve. Meanwhile, the newly minted bipartisan infrastructure bill will allocate $50 billion toward fighting climate change. President of SmartPower Brian Keane discusses a renewed push in renewable energy, hot off the heels of the COP26 climate conference.

Despite being tasked with defending Americans at home and abroad, more than 100,000 members of our armed forces struggle to make ends meet. RT contributor Ashlee Banks reports on food insecurity among the ranks. Meanwhile, the ongoing supply-chain disruptions have only put food banks in a tighter spot. Social science professor Dr. Sarah Duni discusses how hunger doesn’t discriminate, affecting nearly 14 million households across the US.

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