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Daily Digest 2/12 - Green New Deal Critics See Red, How Bad Is the China Slowdown?

Tuesday, February 12, 2019, 12:55 PM
  • Dow jumps 300 points on tentative deal to avoid government shutdown, US-China trade hopes
  • All the ways Gen X is financially wrecked
  • The decline of the US Navy
  • Paul Volcker & Ray Dalio | State of the US Economy & Government
  • Inside Perspective On The 2008 Financial Crisis And The Lessons Learned
  • This Apple Prediction From Tim Cook May Never Come True
  • MSNBC Panelist Says It's 'Wonderful To Watch These Trump Voters Learn' As Some Americans Complain About Smaller Tax Refunds
  • Sears' controversial ex-chairman closes deal to buy the company, keeping 425 stores open
  • Norfolk Southern details plan to cut 3K employees, 500 locomotives by 2021
  • How Bad Is the China Slowdown? U.S. Companies Offer Some Answers
  • Landmark Rocky Hill ruling could pave the way for more courts to choose climate over coal
  • Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and team attempt damage control after a fumbled Green New Deal rollout that included a line about paying Americans 'unwilling to work'
  • Green New Deal Critics See Red
  • Bankrupt Pacific Gas & Electric Corp. Will Replace Half Of Its Board Of Directors
  • Eating 'ultraprocessed' foods accelerates your risk of early death, study says
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Daily Digest 2/11 - Wealth Concentration Near ‘Roaring 20s’ Levels, Insect Decline Risks Catastrophic Ecosystem Collapse

Monday, February 11, 2019, 1:26 PM
  • Wealth concentration near ‘levels last seen during the Roaring Twenties,’ study finds
  • Russian-Style Kleptocracy Is Infiltrating America
  • Neoliberalism: An idea swallowing the world
  • The TSA and Security Theater: Understanding American Airport Security Following 9/11
  • Kentucky sheriff suspends all law enforcement over lack of funding
  • If San Francisco is so great, why is everyone I love leaving?
  • U.K. Doctors Call for Caution in Children’s Use of Screens and Social Media
  • Earth system impacts of the European arrival and Great Dying in the Americas after 1492
  • Insects Are Dying En Masse, Risking ‘Catastrophic’ Collapse Of Earth’s Ecosystems
  • Oregon has more legal cannabis than the state can consume in six years
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Daily Digest 2/9 - Oceans Broke Heat Records In 2018, Venezuela As The Pivot For New Internationalism?

Saturday, February 9, 2019, 1:24 PM
  • Venezuela as the pivot for New Internationalism?
  • US aid arrives at Colombia border despite Maduro rejection
  • SoftBank shares surge more than 17 percent after CEO Son announces 'enormous' stock buyback
  • Goin’ Down! Fed Continues Balance Sheet Shrinking Of $14.2 Billion (Unwind Reaches $434 Billion, Remains on “Autopilot”)
  • Central Bank of Lithuania to Issue World’s First Numismatic Digital Coin This Year 
  • IBM Invests $2 Billion in New York Research Hub for AI
  • Amazon invests in a self-driving car startup
  • Steve Gowans On Venezuela Coup—US efforts to topple Maduro spurred by business interests, not democracy 
  • ‘My whole town practically lived there’: From Costa Rica to New Jersey, a pipeline of illegal workers for Trump goes back years 
  • 11 Warning Signs of Gaslighting
  • Ford Is Hiring More Workers to Make More SUVs
  • The ‘Shocking Details’ Of The Green New Deal
  • Our oceans broke heat records in 2018 and the consequences are catastrophic 
  • Native Australian microbats could be a natural pest solution for vineyards 
  • How Japan's Ancient Trees Could Tell The Future 
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Daily Digest 2/8 - Good News Friday: Australia Vows To Clean Up Financial Sector, The End Of Plastic Straws?

Friday, February 8, 2019, 12:47 PM
  • Seeking Superpowers in the Axolotl Genome
  • Australia vows to clean up financial sector after landmark misconduct inquiry
  • Lyft agrees to pay its drivers the minimum wage in New York
  • Avoiding The Ouch: Scientists Are Working On Ways To Swap The Needle For A Pill
  • The world's watersheds, mapped in gorgeous detail
  • The end of plastic straws, cutlery and plates is here: EU has officially put a stop to single-use plastic products.
  • Milwaukee developer plans high-rise made out of timber
  • S.F. Snow Day 1976
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Daily Digest 2/7 - Farm Belt Bankruptcies Soaring, Is $136 Million In Crypto Stuck or Missing?

Thursday, February 7, 2019, 11:04 AM
  • Updated: Secrecy Reigns as NERC Fines Utilities $10M citing Serious Cyber Risks
  • A Crypto-Mystery: Is $136 Million Stuck or Missing?
  • How fake news spreads, sowing distrust ahead of Nigeria’s elections
  • 4 dolphins have died within 2 years at an Arizona facility. Now it's closing.
  • AAA confirms what Tesla, BMW, Nissan electric car owners suspected — cold weather saps EV range
  • Climate change was the subtext of the State of the Union. It should’ve been the headline.
  • MAGA and Government Myths
  • Disney/Fox Merger Will Result in at Least 4,000 Lost Jobs
  • Exxon Mobil and Qatar greenlight $10 billion project to export natural gas from Texas
  • Oil prices pare losses after EIA reports a smaller-than-expected rise in U.S. crude supplies
  • Venezuela’s Collapse Is A Window Into How The Oil Age Will Unravel
  • Farm Belt bankruptcies are soaring
  • Earth just experienced one of the warmest years on record
  • Climate Change Will Alter the Color of Half of Earth’s Oceans by 2100
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Daily Digest 2/6 - Central Banks' Gold Fever Isn't Reckless, CA Pension System May Actually Be Underwater

Wednesday, February 6, 2019, 11:24 AM
  • Some hospital prices rose over 40 percent in less than a decade. Will this new rule help?
  • Report: County's Unfunded Pension Liabilities Rise (Riverside)
  • Opinion: California’s Pension System May Actually Be Underwater
  • Italy Is Said to Prep $2 Billion Property Sales to Help Cut Debt
  • Loose money era leaves trail of U.S. corporate debt junkies
  • EUROZONE WARNING: EU banks PANIC at huge Italy debt - France and Germany AT RISK
  • Central banks' gold fever is anything but reckless
  • Investors Trapped as Venezuela Sanctions Halt Bond Trading
  • China Faces An Uphill Battle For Energy Independence
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Daily Digest 2/5 - Australian Banks Overcharged Clients Even After Death, How to Soak the Rich

Tuesday, February 5, 2019, 11:37 AM
  • Tech Is Splitting the U.S. Work Force in Two
  • Why are millennials burned out? Capitalism.
  • Soak the rich? Americans say go for it
  • How to Soak the Rich
  • Australian Banks Overcharged Clients, Even After Some Died, Report Finds
  • A crypto exchange may have lost $145 million after its CEO suddenly died
  • "Superhuman Is The Last Step" - AI Expert Warns Robots Will Replace Man Within 50 Years
  • 5 reasons why autonomous cars aren’t coming anytime soon
  • FamilyTreeDNA Admits to Sharing Genetic Data With F.B.I.
  • Elon Musk’s New Plan is to Get to the Moon as Fast as Possible
  • Black Monday at General Motors as thousand of workers are laid off, will President Trump take a shot?
  • Oil Prices Drop After Touching 2019 High
  • Decision Delayed in Cabot’s Suit against Man Fighting Natural Gas Drilling
  • Oil futures finish lower after touching highest intraday level of 2019
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Daily Digest 2/4 - Big Tech No Longer Carrying the Stock Market, The Complete History Of Monsanto

Monday, February 4, 2019, 11:41 AM
  • FCC didn’t have the right to repeal net neutrality, court case argues
  • Could Chinese Telecom Giant Huawei Put U.S. Cyber-Security At Risk?
  • Big Tech Is No Longer Carrying the Stock Market
  • New tax laws can prove tricky for those filing for returns
  • GM plant closings will hit parts suppliers far and wide
  • Hackers From Iran Are Reportedly Stealing People’s Travel And Mobile Data In The Middle East
  • Big Brother's Blind Spot
  • NBC News, to Claim Russia Supports Tulsi Gabbard, Relies on Firm Just Caught Fabricating Russia Data for the Democratic Party
  • AP Explains: Why Congo’s Ebola outbreak still going strong
  • More Than 4,000 Jobs on the Chopping Block as General Motors Layoffs Begin Monday Morning
  • Brooklyn Prison Has Power Restored After Inmates Go Days Without Lights And Heat Amid Polar Vortex
  • Sanctions on Venezuela’s Crude Hit Oil Market in Vulnerable Spot
  • Oil prices slide after hitting 2019 highs on tighter supply outlook
  • Harley-Davidson’s electric scooter concept is more exciting than its electric motorcycle
  • Sightings of rare oarfish in Japan raise fears of earthquake and tsunami
  • The Complete History of Monsanto, “The World’s Most Evil Corporation”
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Daily Digest 2/2 - Massive Starfish Die-Off Tied To Global Warming, Does Journalism Have a Future?

Saturday, February 2, 2019, 11:43 AM
  • Here is what the stock market’s monster January rally means for February
  • Michael Hudson: Trump’s Brilliant Strategy to Dismember U.S. Dollar Hegemony
  • Gannett lays off journalists across the country
  • Does Journalism Have a Future?
  • The 16th Amendment: How the U.S. Federal Income Tax Became D.C.'s Favorite Political Weapon
  • Video: Robber Barons and the Albany and Susquehanna Railroad 
  • Typhus Epidemic Worsens in Los Angeles
  • Tesla begins sales of cheaper Model 3 car variant in China
  • Venezuela’s collapse is a window into how the Oil Age will unravel
  • Massive Starfish Die-Off Is Tied To Global Warming
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Daily Digest 2/1 - Good News Friday: Ireland To Divest From Fossil Fuels, Israeli Scientists May Have Found Cancer Cure

Friday, February 1, 2019, 11:46 AM
  • A Vermont Supreme Court Ruling on Marijuana and Traffic Stops Is a Landmark Victory for Racial Justice
  • Chef José Andrés' team will keep serving free meals to federal employees as they head back to work
  • A Cure For Cancer? Israeli Scientists May Have Found One
  • Veganuary ends on record high with 250,000 participants
  • Scientists discover ideal wing shape for flight by simulating evolution
  • New partnership gets ag aviation buzzing
  • Ireland becomes world's first country to divest from fossil fuels
  • Germany to close all 84 of its coal-fired power plants, will rely primarily on renewable energy
  • UAE Sets Record For Largest ‘Virtual’ Battery.
  • A Grand Plan to Clean the Great Pacific Garbage Patch
  • Costco Stops Selling Roundup