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Extreme Weather Could Spark Economic Recession 'Likes of Which We've Never Seen Before,' Research Warns
"Unpriced risk was the main cause of the Great Recession in 2007-2008."
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Net zero targets require a significant reduction in pollution and any emissions that remain are offset with measures such as tree planting to reach zero overall. (Photo: Flickr) Views
World Shifting to Net Zero Emissions
More than 30 trillion of the world annual product (GDP) is being generated in nations, regions and cities with an actual or proposed net zero target.
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Bloomberg (Still) Wants to Cut Social Security
Bloomberg's words about 'options' are a clear signal. His language is insider speak, a wink and a nod to the donor class that he, like them, favors cutting Social Security.
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Aww Look: Nazis Getting Married
Reince Priebus posted a wedding pic. Twitter fixed it. So cute: On Sunday, Stephen "Goebbels" Miller, who has created the uber-cruel immigration policies that pointlessly rip brown children from their parents, and Katie Waldman, who has called migrant women being teargassed "a violent mob," became...
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'Must-Watch TV': Comedian John Oliver Makes Case for Medicare for All, Debunks Right-Wing Talking Points
"The American healthcare system gives you so many choices as to how you want to get f***ed. Under Medicare for All, that scenario would not happen."
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'When the 99% Stand Together, We Can Transform Society': More Than 11,000 Rally for Sanders in Colorado
"This is a campaign by the working class, of the working class, and for the working class," Sanders told the crowd in Denver.
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In Nicetown, a North Philadelphia neighborhood that was redlined in the 1930s, banks and mortgage brokers largely stay away. Lenders have been particularly stingy when it comes to home improvement loans. Views
Banking is Changing. Its Lack of Diversity Must Change, Too, and Congress Can Help
Ultimately, America’s economy cannot prosper if communities of color don’t prosper.
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Democratic presidential candidates former South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) and former Vice President Joe Biden greet each other prior to the start of the Democratic presidential primary debate in the Sullivan Arena at St. Anselm College on February 07, 2020 in Manchester, New Hampshire Views
So Many More People Understand the Meaning of Neoliberalism Today, and That’s a Huge Thing
Ordinary people—nurses, teachers, salespeople, accountants, drivers—increasingly understand what Neoliberalism signifies.
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Brilliant New $5.34 Ladder Defeats Not So Brilliant $2.5 Billion Trump Fever Dream
Triumphant caravan members arriving at a less-than-impressive spot of the wall. Photo by Mike Blake/Reuters. Front photo by AFP. Thanks to his ineffable stupidity - cue hilariously skewered tweet about kings and Ralph Waldo Emerson, who he probably thinks is that guy in kids' books always hiding in...
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Trump's Plan to Unveil Next Round of 'Tax Scam' Just Before 2020 Election Slammed as 'Another Political Ploy'
"If Trump had wanted to help the middle-class, he would have done so already," said Tax March executive director Maura Quint.
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