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On April 13, 2021, the ICLEI World Congress will host a session featuring innovative leaders from across the world on sustainability, equity, and issues citizens care about on a personal and global scale.
Source: Visual Capitalist
To say that Asia has benefited from international trade is an understatement. By opening its economies to the rest of the world, the region has become a leading exporter in many of today’s most important industries.
April 7, 2021 China leaps into a central digital bank currency, but similar progress eludes the U.S.Source: CNBC
China’s leadership in the digital currency space is turning a larger spotlight on U.S. initiatives, but similar efforts stateside aren’t likely any time soon. With its entry into the still-sparsely populated world of central bank...
April 6, 2021 Dow climbs 370 points to close at a record high amid optimism on the economic recoverySource: CNBC
U.S. stocks climbed to record highs on Monday as a strong bounce in U.S. job growth and solid data in the services sector raised expectations for a swift economic recovery from the pandemic.
April 6, 2021 Seaspiracy Harms More Than It EducatesSource: Hakai Magazine
The new Netflix documentary Seaspiracy opens with suspenseful music as a fishing boat chugs along. Quick cuts. Guns. Tuna. Danger. Life or death stakes. We’re introduced to filmmaker and main character Ali Tabrizi. Tabrizi is a...
Source: The Hill
Centrist Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.), who has emerged as a powerbroker in the 50-50 Senate, said President Biden’s $2.25 trillion infrastructure proposal needs changes and that raising the corporate tax rate to 28 percent goes too...
Source: Las Cruces Sun News
One of the less publicized highlights of the 2021 New Mexico legislative session was the passage of the landmark Sustainable Economy Task Force (SB 112). This important legislation will work to ensure our state’s clean energy...
Source: Oroville Mercury-Register
he nonprofit Regenerating Paradise released a vision plan in March for “a firewise community with ample housing for returning residents and newcomers, a thriving and diverse economy that provides for livelihoods and nurtures the...
April 5, 2021 Biden’s latest stimulus plan: Reducing inequalitySource: Politico
Biden wants to not just invest in the regions that already have the most potential but also direct capital into underserved areas where people suffer the most.
April 5, 2021 Here are 7 necessary ways to tax the richSource: Salon
Income and wealth are now more concentrated at the top than at any time over the last 80 years, and our unjust tax system is a big reason why. The tax code is rigged for the rich, enabling a handful of wealthy individuals to...
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