Why hasn’t Biden closed the tax loophole he says he opposes? How much would it cost to extend Donald Trump’s tax cuts? Which tech giant’s new ad seems to celebrate the end of arts and culture? Where are lawmakers trying to hide government agencies from public scrutiny? What economic dynamic is locking up America’s housing market? Who pulled off the greatest blocked shot in basketball history? 

The answers to these questions and more can be found below in today’s edition of Sirota’s Signals, a weekly dose of must-read stories, missed nuggets, and fun-but-worthwhile distractions from Lever founder David Sirota, exclusively for paid subscribers.


  • 🎧 LISTEN NOW: In today’s Lever Time podcast episode, monopoly expert Matt Stoller details his bombshell reporting on how an alleged oil price-fixing scheme between U.S. oil producers and Saudi Arabia could have helped fueled inflation. Click here to listen now — make sure to subscribe to the podcast and give it a great rating in your player of choice!