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Daily Digest 8/22 - The Hedge Fund And The Despot, How Cheap Is "Cheap" Oil?

Friday, August 22, 2014, 2:23 PM
  • The Hedge Fund And The Despot
  • Despite ISIS Horror, Congress Is Wary of U.S. Military Expansion
  • A World Economy Made of BRICS?
  • California's Economic Collision Course: Immigration and Water
  • Why the Robots Might Not Take Our Jobs After All: They Lack Common Sense
  • Getting Camel Milk Over the Hump
  • How cheap is “cheap” oil?
  • Global Health and Environment in the Post-2015 Agenda: Lessons from the Fukushima nuclear accident
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Daily Digest 8/21 - Ebolanomics, Money as Decentralization

Thursday, August 21, 2014, 10:36 AM
  • Ebolanomics
  • Despite Current Debate, Police Militarization Goes Beyond U.S. Borders
  • Night Stalkers to continue helicopter training over cities until Thursday
  • What Do the World Bank and IMF Have to Do with the Ukraine Conflict?
  • Social Multiequivalence: Money as Decentralization
  • India in danger of moving towards water scarcity condition: Asian Development Bank
  • In One America, Guns and Diet. In the Other, Cameras and ‘Zoolander’
  • California is even bigger than you thought
  • MIT Turns Dead Car Batteries Into Clean Solar Energy
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Daily Digest 8/20 - Your Shrinking Paycheck, Teachers Fight Pay Cuts ‘By Any Means Necessary’

Wednesday, August 20, 2014, 10:48 AM
  • 36% of adults lack retirement savings, including many 65 or older
  • Average cost to raise a child hits $245,000, without college
  • State workers face health insurance cost increase
  • 'Severe' drought covers nearly 99.8% of California, report says
  • Nearly Half of Americans Think the Recession Is Not Over
  • Detroit bond deal can't send taxes to pensions, Syncora says
  • Detroit Teachers Union Will Fight Pay Cuts ‘By Any Means Necessary’
  • Earth sliding into ‘ecological debt’ earlier and earlier, campaigners warn
  • Senate studies airline fees at $6 billion and growing
  • Your paycheck has been shrinking for 5 years
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Daily Digest 8/19 - E-Bike Sales Surge, Is Global Income Inequality Really Falling?

Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 10:48 AM
  • Virtual cash heist diverts net traffic
  • Is Global Income Inequality Really Falling?
  • The U.S. Economic Collapse Will Trigger a Revolution
  • Ukraine’s Next Crisis? Economic Disaster
  • In essential speech, Ukrainian MP Viktoria Shilova demands Poroshenko government to stop the civil war, leaks actual number of war casualties
  • E-Bike Sales Are Surging in Europe
  • Water scarcity and climate change through 2095
  • Wait A Second, Are There Twigs in My Coffee?
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Daily Digest 8/18 - A Year In Waste, The High Cost Of A Fresh Start

Monday, August 18, 2014, 10:10 AM
  • A Year In Waste
  • Missouri Governor Jay Nixon Deploys National Guard Troops to Ferguson
  • Ferguson's Fifty Year Fire
  • California Drought: Bay Area loses billions of gallons to leaky pipes
  • Global Markets and the $2.3 Trillion ETF Effect
  • Seeking New Start, Finding Steep Cost
  • Designing an Upside-Down, Hurricane-Proof Hospital for New Orleans
  • Fracking Fluids More Toxic Than Previously Thought
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Daily Digest 8/16 - Working Anything But 9 To 5, Hospitals Get Ready For Ebola

Saturday, August 16, 2014, 9:58 AM
  • Working Anything But 9 To 5
  • As World Boils, Fingers Point Obama’s Way
  • Why You Should Invest in Uruguayan Real Estate
  • Hospitals in the U.S. Get Ready for Ebola
  • Fears of Renewed Instability as Fed Ends Stimulus
  • How Militarizing Police Can Increase Violence
  • UK economy grows at fastest annual pace in over six years in second quarter
  • Why Perdue Going Organic Could Mean Cleaner Water
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Daily Digest 8/15 - Our Overworked Power Grid, TEPCO Eyes Pacific Ocean

Friday, August 15, 2014, 10:46 AM
  • Sovereign debt for territory: A new global elite swap strategy
  • Ferguson Images Evoke Civil Rights Era and Changing Visual Perceptions
  • Edward Snowden: The Untold Story
  • U.S. Stocks Rise on Fed Bets Amid Uneven Economy Reports
  • Libertarians Can Be a Significant Force for Good in U.S. Politics
  • Traders Profit as Power Grid Is Overworked
  • How Verizon lets its copper network decay to force phone customers onto fiber
  • As Radioactive Water Accumulates, TEPCO Eyes Pacific Ocean As Dumping Ground
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Daily Digest 8/14 - Black Swans On Final Approach, Ghosts of Shopping Past

Thursday, August 14, 2014, 10:25 AM
  • Eurozone Recovery Stalls, With Weakness in Germany and France
  • Severe drought hits north and central China
  • Ghosts of Shopping Past
  • Black Swans on Final Approach
  • Where Is Casey's Marin Katusa Stashing His Money When Europe Heats Up?
  • Crude Prices Ease Despite Conflicts In Key Energy Countries
  • Many Big Employers Plan To Offer Skimpy Health Options Despite Law
  • Does Our Money Really Belong to Us?
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Daily Digest 8/13 - Student Debt Threatens Social Security, U.S. July Budget Deficit $94.6B

Wednesday, August 13, 2014, 10:14 AM
  • Student Debt Threatens the Safety Net for Elderly Americans
  • Lake Mead, water source for Southwest, drops to historic lows, region braces for possible cuts
  • Audit shows $40 million loss for NOFD pension fund
  • SEC Charges Kansas With Failing to Disclose Pension Risks
  • Welcome to the World of 'Pension Smoothing'
  • Nigeria's Lagos now has 10 Ebola cases: health minister
  • For Aging Inmates, Care Outside Prison Walls
  • Panicky U.S. junk bond investors flee funds despite good returns
  • Diabetes prescriptions soar to 45m
  • U.S. July budget deficit $94.6 billion: Treasury
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Daily Digest 8/12 - Investing in Nutrient Dense Food, BPA Replacement May Be Just As Toxic

Tuesday, August 12, 2014, 12:09 PM
  • A Mountain Of Uncertainty In Iraq
  • How A Computer Algorithm Predicted West Africa’s Ebola Outbreak Before It Was Announced
  • U.S. Financial Markets and the Last Alpha Frontier
  • Public Housing in New York Reaches a Fiscal Crisis
  • Feeding everyone with a minimum of carbon emissions
  • Investing in Nutrient Dense Food: Iron
  • A Bacon-Powered Motorcycle Is Cruising Your Way
  • BPA-Free Plastic Containers May Be Just as Hazardous