The findings were controlled for income distribution across the website’s 8 million users, according to Chris Salviati, an economist at Apartment List. Its listings skew toward higher-end apartments, attracting more-affluent renters, Salviati said, though it also attracts lower-income renters casting a wide net.
According to a Kaiser Family Foundation poll published in April, the central component of the legislation is enormously popular: over 90 percent of the American public favors allowing the government to negotiate drug prices through Medicare Part D. The bill also immediately received endorsements from more than a dozen grassroots organizations, including Alliance for Retired Americans, Families USA, and Public Citizen.
The Family That Built an Empire of Pain (jdargis)
During the sixties, Arthur got rich marketing the tranquillizers Librium and Valium. One Librium ad depicted a young woman carrying an armload of books, and suggested that even the quotidian anxiety a college freshman feels upon leaving home might be best handled with tranquillizers. Such students “may be afflicted by a sense of lost identity,” the copy read, adding that university life presented “a whole new world . . . of anxiety.”
Even after its restoration, self-government was still not enough for some Basques — including a militant group, ETA, which killed more than 800 civilians, policemen and soldiers in a decades-long campaign for independence that formally ended this year.
But despite this tortured history, or perhaps because of it, the Catalan crisis does not appear to have markedly increased the zeal for Basque independence.
Wall Street’s Glory Days Are Numbered (Tiffany D.)
These are your investment bankers, securities exchanges (like the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq), corporate lawyers, analysts, consulting companies, auditors, accounting firms, rating agencies and all-around paper pushers.
These entities exist for one main purpose: to help sell equity or stock to the public. So if you want in on the action, you have to go through this vast network.
Silver, Stock Markets and TANSTAAFL (GE Christenson)
National debt has risen at 8 – 9% per year since 1913. Since then the value of the dollar has rapidly devalued. Gold and silver rose in a generational bull market bubble into 1980 and then collapsed for two decades. Since 9-11 they have risen along with spending on endless wars and massive government deficits.
Silicon Valley parents are strict about tech use due to the harmful effects of screen time.
Cheap electricity is exactly what made China the Bitcoin mining king. The yearly cost of the energy necessary to mine Bitcoin determines its economics. But to get in on that you risk reputation because you’re either siphoning off surplus energy from somewhere else, or you’re partnering with the government. No matter how you look at it, it’s a very gray area. No one wants dirty coal fueling such a sophisticated endeavor, for example.
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