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Daily Digest 11/22 - IL Teacher Shortage Leads To Uncertainty, LA In Pension Denial

Wednesday, November 22, 2017, 9:47 AM
  • Rising Medicare costs leave many U.S. seniors with a flat COLA
  • Healthcare Premiums Set to Increase Next Year
  • Real Puerto Rico Fiasco Starts After Recovery
  • Teacher Shortage and Pensions Lead to Uncertainty for Illinois
  • Rising pensions costs a statewide concern (California)
  • Los Angeles: In Pension Denial
  • National Flood Insurance Program is billions of dollars in debt
  • Social Security is barreling towards a crisis, and no one wants to do anything about it
  • More older Millennials are living with relatives, a legacy of 2007-09 recession
  • The debt time bomb that keeps growing and now equals nearly half of US GDP
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Daily Digest 11/21 - Energy Majors Hit Hard By Climage Regulation, Web Sites Watching Your Every Move

Tuesday, November 21, 2017, 11:13 AM
  • Even a $31 Million Hack Couldn't Keep Bitcoin Down
  • Banks Control Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash. We Are Being Played
  • Reversal Of Fortune
  • Mugabe Ends 37-Year Zimbabwe Rule Under Impeachment Threat
  • No, you’re not being paranoid. Sites really are watching your every move
  • FCC Unveils Plan To Roll Back Net Neutrality Rules
  • Energy Majors Hit Hard By Climate Regulations
  • We could see twice as many big earthquakes next year, scientists warn — because the equator has shrunk
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Daily Digest 11/20 - Germany’s Preliminary Coalition Talks Collapse, The Wireless Power Grid

Monday, November 20, 2017, 11:13 AM
  • President Mugabe stuns Zimbabwe by defying pressure to resign
  • U.S. General Says Trump Order for Nuclear Strike Can Be Refused
  • Slaughterbots
  • Russia’s Election Meddling Is Another American Intelligence Failure
  • Germany’s preliminary coalition talks collapse
  • The Wireless Power Grid: More Than A 100 Years In The Making
  • The U.S. Is Crushing Its Clean Energy Forecasts
  • Six Years After Fukushima, Robots Finally Find Reactors’ Melted Uranium Fuel
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Daily Digest 11/18 - Running Straight Into Worst Case Scenario, India's Toxic Air

Saturday, November 18, 2017, 9:57 AM
  • Running Straight into Worst Case Scenario – Gregory Mannarino
  • A Great Migration From Puerto Rico Is Set to Transform Orlando
  • Rob From The Middle Class Economics
  • Tax bill that passed the House would cripple training of scientists
  • Walking While Black
  • Saudi Arabia’s Risky Market Share Sacrifice
  • Island Nations, With No Time to Lose, Take Climate Response Into Their Own Hands
  • What It’s Like to Live in India’s Toxic Air
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Daily Digest 11/17 - Good News Friday: Water As A Human Right, The Changing Colors Of Our Living Planet

Friday, November 17, 2017, 10:11 AM
  • Arkansas town reaches settlement in 'debtors' prison' lawsuit
  • Navy's Largest Floating Hospital Docks In Puerto Rico
  • Canada Moves Closer to Gender Equity for Indigenous Women
  • HBCUs In Maryland Win A Decade-Old Lawsuit Over The Lack Of Investment In Education
  • To think critically, you have to be both analytical and motivated
  • Denver votes to require environment-friendly ‘green’ roofs
  • Water as a Human Right: How Philadelphia Is Preventing Shut-Offs and Ensuring Affordability
  • The Changing Colors Of Our Living Planet
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Daily Digest 11/16 - PR Facing Major Mental Health Crisis, Automated Trucks To Cost 300k Jobs Per Year

Thursday, November 16, 2017, 9:30 AM
  • With signs of anxiety and depression on the rise, Puerto Rico now faces a major mental health crisis
  • Goldman: Automated Trucks To Cost 300k Jobs Per Year
  • Venezuela just defaulted, moving deeper into crisis
  • Mind The Gap
  • Signs of Russian Meddling in Brexit Referendum
  • Big Science - Part Four
  • Increased Hours Online Correlate With An Uptick In Teen Depression, Suicidal Thoughts
  • Thousands of scientists issue bleak ‘second notice’ to humanity
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Daily Digest 11/15 - Venezuela Defaults On Debt, How Did CalPERS Dig $153B Pension Hole?

Wednesday, November 15, 2017, 10:03 AM
  • PERA looms large as Colorado lawmakers take first look at governor’s $28.7B budget
  • Opinion: How did CalPERS dig a $153 billion pension hole?
  • Venezuela crude output hits 28-year low: OPEC
  • Kentucky’s public pension debt grew by more than $5 billion last year
  • South Africa's Debt Costs Leap on Record 3.3 Billion-Rand Sale
  • Pool of negative yielding debt swells to nearly $11tn
  • S&P says Venezuela has defaulted on its debt
  • Protect Your Savings With Gold: ECB Propose End To Deposit Protection
  • These Headlines Say Gold is Building a Base for Something Big
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Daily Digest 11/14 - Worries About Biomedical "Big Brother," How To Save Humanity

Tuesday, November 14, 2017, 10:18 AM
  • How To Save Humanity: 15,000 Scientists Urge Action Before 'Mass Human Misery' Takes Over
  • Broke And Desperate, Part 1: Chicago Pawns A Crown Jewel
  • Ray Dalio Goes On Gold Buying Spree, Adds 575% To GLD Holdings, Becomes 8th Largest Holder
  • First Digital Pill Approved to Worries About Biomedical ‘Big Brother’
  • Bitcoin Has a Massive Problem
  • Fewer International Students Are Coming To The U.S.
  • A Wide-Open Door for Pesticide Lobbyists at the Agriculture Department
  • Scientists Shocked As Fisheries Collapse On West Coast: ‘It’s The Worst We’ve Seen”
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Daily Digest 11/13 - EU Junk Bonds Yield Less Than U.S. Treasuries, The Distribution of Pain

Monday, November 13, 2017, 11:13 AM
  • We’ll Look Back At This And Cringe, Part 1: European Junk Bonds Yield Less Than US Treasuries
  • The Distribution of Pain
  • Catalan independence: EU experts detect rise in pro-Kremlin false claims
  • Warning: 180 Million Smartphone Users Just Hacked
  • Paradise Papers Reveal U.S. Selling Russian LNG In Europe
  • Bankrupt oil companies dump $100 million in clean up costs on Orphan Well Association in under two years
  • Episode 36: Border Militarization and Climate Migration, with Todd Miller
  • Mysterious Radioactive Cloud Over Europe Hints At Accident Farther East
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Daily Digest 11/11 - Kingdom Of Fear, Bitcoin Plunges After Plans For Split Called Off

Saturday, November 11, 2017, 10:16 AM
  • Putin Says Time to Move On With Trump After Russia Meddling ‘Nonsense’
  • Gold, Bubbles, S&P 500, and Currency Wars
  • A Talent for Deception
  • Bitcoin Plunges After Plans for Split Called Off
  • Democrats salute week that saw emergence of an anti-Trump coalition
  • The real lesson of that self-driving shuttle’s first-day accident
  • Kingdom Of Fear: Saudi Arabia On Lockdown
  • EPA Approval Of Bacteria To Fight Mosquitoes Caps Long Quest