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September 22, 2015 Bernie Sanders' Medicare For All Plan Misses The Largest Cost Of The Plan: Deadweight CostsSource: Forbes
There’s a number of reasons to think that replacing the US health care system with Medicaid for all isn’t going to work out quite like those who push the plan say it will.
September 22, 2015 Is geoengineering contributing to global crop failure'
Natural News - The United Nations' (UN) î??Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî?? (IPCC) openly referred to geoengineering in a 2013 report, noting that stratospheric aerosols are used to produce artificial...
September 22, 2015 How Climate Change Helped Spark the Destabilization of Syria and the Rise of Islamic State
Alter Net - As governor of my own state, we were one of the early states to join the î??Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiativeî?? of Northeastern states. We raised our renewable portfolio standard from 7 percent to 20...
September 22, 2015 Four Trends Driving Profitable Climate ProtectionSource: Forbes
Four years ago Rocky Mountain Institute’s Reinventing Fire predicted that “climate protection…will be led more by countries and companies than by international treaties and organizations, more by the private sector and civil...
September 21, 2015 Why Pope Francis won’t tolerate income inequality in AmericaSource: Fortune
In my view, Pope Francis is not as radical as some might expect. But he’s also more radical than what many might imagine
September 21, 2015 Why Alibaba's investors should still be warySource: Fortune
The latest controversy over Alibaba’s finances—first aired in a Barron’s cover story and then in a blog post last week by Bronte Capital hedge fund manager John Hempton—raise new questions about the Chinese Internet giant’s...
September 21, 2015 This is a climate-change nightmare: Droughts rage and fires burn, while evil ALEC and hapless Democrats ditherSource: Salon
I’m grateful for Obama’s heightened interest in the topic, but the crisis demands far more than he currently has on offer.
September 21, 2015 Do Internet Campaigns Motivate Users To Respond To Crises'
Science 2.0 - And if they want to do it more cheaply, using online campaigns, they need to restore the trust in NGOs and government that groups like Natural Resources Defense Council have undermined: NRDC and î??Union of...
September 18, 2015 Federal Funds Rate Unchanged: What Does It Mean for Investors?Source: Investor Place
Well, there you go. The Federal funds rate didn’t waver from 0.25% in September. Instead, the can got kicked down the road, most likely until December. The FOMC’s voting members are mostly calling for a federal funds rate of 0.5%...
September 18, 2015 Here's what the Federal Reserve wants to see before raising interest rates from record lowsSource: Fox Business
So what will it take for the Federal Reserve to finally raise interest rates? The U.S. economy is now in its seventh straight year of expansion. It's growing at a steady if unexciting 2.2 percent annual rate. Unemployment has...
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