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Daily Digest 4/20 - Dollar Dominance Under Multiple Threats, Wild Bee Species Critical To Pollination In Decline

Saturday, April 20, 2019, 5:56 PM
  • Opinion: Even 75% of Americans in the best 401(k) plans won’t have enough to retire
  • Dollar Dominance Under Multiple, Converging Threats
  • The World Economy Is A Pyramid Scheme, Steven Chu Says
  • Pinterest plans to raise $1.5B US in IPO
  • US bitcoin trader and girlfriend could face death penalty over Thai 'seastead'
  • Ebola worker shot dead at hospital in eastern DR Congo
  • Are you protected from measles? It may depend on when you were born
  • Claims of Shoddy Production Draw Scrutiny to a Second Boeing Jet
  • We Asked the 2020 Democrats About Climate Change (Yes, All of Them). Here Are Their Ideas.
  • Wild bee species critical to pollination on the decline
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Daily Digest 4/19 - Good News Friday: Teaching Yoga at 100, Is Prison Necessary?

Friday, April 19, 2019, 9:45 AM
  • Facing Segregated Schools, Parents Took Integration Into Their Own Hands. It’s Working.
  • At 100, Tao Porchon-Lynch still teaches yoga
  • Bank Of America Raising Its Minimum Wage To $20 An Hour
  • House votes to reauthorize Violence Against Women Act, closing 'boyfriend loophole'
  • Starting with Stability: How Denver Is Breaking the Homelessness-Jail Cycle
  • Is Prison Necessary? Ruth Wilson Gilmore Might Change Your Mind
  • Researchers find first molecule ever formed in our universe
  • We Have to Save the Planet. So I’m Donating $1 Billion.
  • Stonehenge: DNA reveals origin of builders
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Daily Digest 4/18 - Top Earners Might Not Be Prepared For Retirement, What Americans Do With Their Tax Refunds

Thursday, April 18, 2019, 9:32 AM
  • Millennials are worried that a stock-market crash could derail the US economy
  • Even 'top earners' still might not be prepared for retirement
  • When Will the Mueller Report Come Out? Why the Redactions? And More
  • Half of England is owned by less than 1% of the population
  • Dow, S&P 500 and Nasdaq near records but stock-market volumes are the lowest in months — Here’s why
  • When Americans Get Their Tax Refunds, They Go to the Dentist
  • Right to Know: A Historical Guide to the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)
  • Monica Crowley, a Fox News Fixture, Is Said to Get a Top Treasury Job
  • Libya’s Fragile Oil Renaissance Is Under Threat
  • Solving the mystery of fertilizer loss from Midwest cropland
  • Summary for Policymakers of IPCC Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5°C approved by governments
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Daily Digest 4/17 - China Debt Levels May Trigger Defaults, Is Bill Gates Ending World Hunger or Boosting Agribusiness?

Wednesday, April 17, 2019, 11:16 AM
  • Tax Day trauma: Paying for our massive national debt
  • China’s unsustainable debt levels may trigger large-scale corporate defaults, OECD warns
  • ECB to keep policy accommodative until inflation recovers: Villeroy
  • Italy’s deputy leader Di Maio says he won’t change the country’s economic path
  • OECD says Japan's consumption tax rate should be more than doubled
  • Earnings are coming in, and higher costs are weighing on profit margins
  • Seattle: The Utopian Lie
  • Sanders takes on Fox — and emerges triumphant 
  • Ending World Hunger or Boosting Agribusiness? Gates Foundation Launches Ceres2030
  • Permafrost nitrous oxide emissions observed on a landscape scale using the airborne eddy-covariance method 
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Daily Digest 4/16 - 'Extreme Pollen' Blankets NC, The End Of Empathy

Tuesday, April 16, 2019, 11:09 AM
  • Venezuela’s Health Crisis Is the Hemisphere’s Problem
  • A Silicon Valley software engineer says there's an easy way to determine who's rich and who's not
  • Researchers Want To Link Your Genes And Income - Should They?
  • The End Of Empathy 
  • YouTube mistakenly links Notre Dame fire to September 11 attacks
  • Where in The U.S. Are You Most Likely to Be Audited by the IRS?
  • ‘Debris Was Flying All Over’: 9 Dead as Storms Spread From Texas to Northeast
  • ‘Extreme Pollen’ Blankets North Carolina in a Sneeze-Inducing Yellow Haze
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Daily Digest 4/15 - Malls See Tsunami Of Store Closures, Is Grassfed Beef A Sustainable Alternative?

Monday, April 15, 2019, 10:46 AM
  • Offering shoppers new experiences isn’t helping as malls see tsunami of store closures, falling traffic
  • Silver versus Debt, Delusions and Devaluation
  • Anti-vaxers are winning the war on social media. What's the CDC going to do about it?
  • Advocates hoped census would find diversity in agriculture. It found old white people.
  • ‘We’ve Really Passed Tipping Point Of Danger’ Says Rev. Andy Bales On The Homeless Crisis
  • ‘High’ Oil Prices Are Already Dampening Demand
  • Removal of fuel in pool at Fukushima’s melted reactor begins
  • Grass-Fed Beef: Is it Really a Sustainable Alternative?
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Daily Digest 4/13 - Big Oil Scrambles To Cut Tesla’s Lifeline, Climate Chaos Is Coming

Saturday, April 13, 2019, 12:36 PM
  • America’s Upper Middle Class Feeling the Pinch Too
  • The U.S. Immigration System May Have Reached a Breaking Point
  • The Controversial 1935 Nobel Peace Prize For Speaking Truth to Power
  • Chinese scientists defend implanting human gene into monkeys' brains 
  • Employers Can Buy Retirement Security for $2.64 an Hour 
  • Capitalism vs. Socialism, Part I
  • How the Navy’s Top Commander Botched the Highest-Profile Investigation in Years
  • Midwest flooding is causing an exodus of U.S. workers
  • Big Oil Scrambles To Cut Tesla’s Lifeline
  • Trump’s Grudge Against Puerto Rico Is Blocking Needed Disaster Aid Across The US
  • Climate Chaos Is Coming — and the Pinkertons Are Ready
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Daily Digest 4/12 - Good News Friday: Employees Push Amazon To Be 'Climate Leader,' India To Ban All Single-Use Plastics by 2022

Friday, April 12, 2019, 8:27 AM
  • Maryland adopts $15 minimum wage by 2025 as lawmakers reject Hogan’s veto
  • Los Angeles to clear up to 50,000 old marijuana convictions using algorithms
  • New Law Says New Yorkers Can Take Paid Time Off To Vote
  • Global economy would save up to $160 trillion by shifting to renewables, electric cars
  • Amazon employees push for company to 'be a climate leader' to combat global warming
  • Stunning satellite pictures of the Earth from Space show the UK all lit up, a packed Glastonbury and Arizona's great aviation graveyard
  • Sustainability Goes Change Talk: Can Motivational Interviewing Be Used to Increase Pro-Environmental behavior?
  • India Will Ban All Single-Use Plastics by 2022
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Daily Digest 4/11 - Oil Rallies As OPEC Production Falls, What 'Natural' Meat Really Means

Thursday, April 11, 2019, 10:11 AM
  • ‘Retail apocalypse’ now: Analysts say 75,000 more U.S. stores could be doomed.
  • In India, Voting Begins in Elections Unmatched in Size and Scope
  • New York declares measles emergency, blasts misinformation fueling outbreak
  • Trick or treat? EU, UK agree to delay Brexit until Halloween
  • State lawmakers propose fingerprinting, more background checks on gun purchases after Aurora warehouse shooting
  • America's Sovereign States: The Obscure History of How 10 Independent States Joined the U.S.
  • Teach for a day, get a pension for life: Another reason to fix Illinois' constitution
  • How Ecuador lost patience with houseguest Julian Assange
  • A final note on cybernetics
  • Aramco: Here's everything you need to know about the world's most profitable company's debut bond
  • Oil Rallies As OPEC Production Falls
  • The Maple Syrup Cartel
  • Most schools aren't testing for lead in drinking water. How safe is it for your kids?
  • Lead poisoning rates rise in U.S. after CDC lowers blood cutoff
  • Hormel Lawsuit Reveals What ‘Natural’ Meat Really Means
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Daily Digest 4/10 - Baby Boomers Face Retirement Crisis, Millennials Worse Off Than They Thought They'd Be

Wednesday, April 10, 2019, 9:58 AM
  • Venezuela Unemployment Nears That of War-Ruined Bosnia, IMF Says
  • Baby boomers face retirement crisis — little savings, high health costs and unrealistic expectations
  • China's $1.4tn distressed debt pool draws global buyers
  • Nearly one-third of millennials are worse off than they thought they'd be 10 years ago
  • IMF Cuts Global Growth Outlook to Lowest Pace Since Crisis
  • Drug-Resistant Fungus Has Sickened Almost 600 in U.S. and Poses Global Health Threat
  • A US Navy warship was seen in the South China Sea carrying an unusually large number of F-35s
  • AT&T just turned its 5G network on in 7 new cities, but you'll still have to wait until spring for the first smartphone that can actually connect to it