Brett Wilkins, staff writer
A row of impoverished homes sits in the literal shadow of Trump Plaza hotel and casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey. (Photo: Brett Wilkins)
"It's all a matter of political choices," progressive economist Thomas Piketty said in a recent interview. "You can have economic justice together with economic prosperity."
Brett Wilkins, staff writer
New York State banking regulators have told banks they must factor climate-related risks in their business plans. (Photo: Ramy Majouji/WikiMedia Commons)
"Climate change is happening now, and we have to take steps to manage the...
Jake Johnson, staff writer
Larry Kudlow
"Wonder how the 14% of households with kids who reported that they didn't get...


In the name of a sometimes questionable transparency - if you don't like something but can't do much about it, does it help to know about it? - the Defense Department publishes daily reports on the contracts they've awarded. On Jan. 14, it authorized spending over $800 million on military equipment and services. That was down to just under $300 million the next day, when the House passed a massive budget bill that includes $572 billion for defense - down from what was requested, but still...

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