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Jim Rickards Warns Of Imminent Recession. So What?

It’s surprising to me, given that the Internet enables the communication of a variety of ideas in an unprecedented diversity of forms, how predictable and repetitive its right wing conspiracy theories have become. A standard format has developed that can be identified from a mile

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Costs of Climate Change To Rise Very Soon

Florida could have a 10 percent reduction in its GDP by that time, unless it takes steps to prepare now. That’s the equivalent of having the kind of economic disaster we saw in 2008 happen in six of the next eleven years.

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Bad Economy Doesn't Slow Greenhouse Gases

It may be that an economic recession harms the ability of people to transition to environmentally sustainable activities, and encourages people to adopt pollution-heavy strategies for saving money, offsetting reductions in general economic activity.

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Gillibrand Serves Herself in the Senate

It’s expected that Gillibrand will get a quarter of a million dollars – money that could support five families easily, but will instead go to help Senator Gillibrand promote her own political career.

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We've Been Drilled, Baby. Drilled.

What might have been different if Americans had been organized to reduce energy consumption at the beginning of this year, to get the price of oil back down to 80 dollars? How many people who have had to go into foreclosure would have been able to keep their homes?

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Hey, Wall Street, Main Street Gets It. Do You?

You know, the more I read the New York Times the more I realize those Manhattan financial district reporters may be awfully smart but still don’t have a clue what they’re talking about. They keep telling the rest of us what we “need to understand.”

Psst... what kind of person doesn't support pacifism?