Daily Digest

Enter a comma separated list of user names.
Daily Digest

Image by stevegarfield, Flickr Creative Commons

Daily Digest 2/21 - LA’s $1B Giveaway, Credit Card Debt Can Be Bad For Your Health

Wednesday, February 21, 2018, 9:41 AM
  • Outside Audit Warns Santa Monica City Might Not Be Able to “Absorb” Coming Recessions
  • Student loan borrowers with high debts aren’t making progress repaying them
  • LA’s $1 Billion Giveaway
  • Treasury $258 Billion Bond Auction Is Hogging All the Attention
  • Illinois Still Has $9 Billion in Overdue Bills
  • Canadians Have $230 Billion In Home Equity Loans – Raising Red Flags In Ottawa
  • Chaos in Traverse City, as county government wrestles with pension debt
  • Junk-Bond Exodus by `Tourists' Seen When Bunds Hit 1 Percent
  • How Japan's Central Bank Policy Is Driving Speculation About Stimulus
  • Why credit card debt can be bad for your health
Daily Digest

Image by Marcie Casas, Flickr Creative Commons

Daily Digest 2/20 - Sowing The Seeds Of The Next Crisis, Is Oil Price Volatility On The Way?

Tuesday, February 20, 2018, 10:38 AM
  • Venezuela cryptocurrency to draw investment from Turkey, Qatar-official
  • Debt Is Sowing the Seeds of the Next Crisis
  • Sure, the U.S. and Russia often meddle in foreign elections. Does it matter?
  • Professor Levin: U.S. Ambassadors and the CIA changed governments in the Balkans
  • Influence? In this economy?
  • Erasing History
  • Is Volatility in Oil Price on the Way, Again?
  • Pollen data shows humans reversed natural global cooling
Daily Digest

Image by dno1967b, Flickr Creative Commons

Daily Digest 2/19 - How To Save Our Infrastructure, Why It's So Hard For Democracy To Address Inequality

Monday, February 19, 2018, 10:46 AM
  • Big Profits Drove a Stock Boom. Did the Economy Pay a Price?
  • Islamic Volkerwanderung
  • Why Is It So Hard for Democracy to Deal With Inequality?
  • From imitation to innovation: How China became a tech superpower
  • Kept out: How banks block people of color from homeownership
  • The Stock Market Is Not Out of the Woods
  • To Save Our Infrastructure, Make Every Road A Toll Road
  • Future U.S. Oil Production Will Collapse Just As Quickly As It Increased
  • As we age, cancer rates go up as immune system winds down
Daily Digest

Image by Images Of Money, Flickr Creative Commons

Daily Digest 2/17 - Central Banks Will Let The Next Crash Happen, The Return Of Dubai's Ultimate Folly

Saturday, February 17, 2018, 11:35 AM
  • Central Banks Will Let The Next Crash Happen
  • Intel chief: Federal debt poses 'dire threat' to national security
  • Government sneaks through APRA ‘bail-in’ law, but fuels anti-bank revolt
  • Not the end of The World: the return of Dubai's ultimate folly 
  • The Dollar and Gold for 2018 
  • How Schools Stopped Recent Shootings Before They Happened
  • Shadowy criminals are prowling the seas and putting food supplies in danger
  • Why Silicon Valley billionaires are prepping for the apocalypse in New Zealand
Daily Digest

Image by dcJohn, Flickr Creative Commons

Daily Digest 2/16 - Good News Friday: Giving Up Plastic For Lent, How Do You Build A Healthy City?

Friday, February 16, 2018, 11:20 AM
  • How do you build a healthy city? Copenhagen reveals its secrets
  • Second U.S. judge blocks Trump administration from ending DACA program
  • Building A Latino-Muslim Coalition With #TacoTrucksAtEveryMosque
  • Trump's travel ban is unconstitutional religious discrimination, US court rules
  • A California city is launching the first US experiment in basic income — meet the 27-year-old mayor behind it
  • Paid sick days measure for Austin workers passes early Friday morning after hours of tinkering, testimony
  • Church of England issues anti-plastic tips for Lent
  • Bacteria Might Hold The Answers In The Global Battle Against Oil Spills
Daily Digest

Image by mrpbps, Flickr Creative Commons

Daily Digest 2/15 - London Bankers Contemplate “Imminent” Crash, The African Anthropocene

Thursday, February 15, 2018, 10:24 AM
  • He Predicted The 2016 Fake News Crisis. Now He's Worried About An Information Apocalypse.
  • City of London financiers contemplate “imminent” 2018 US stock market crash of up to “50%”
  • How NAFTA helped an American company sue Canada — and win
  • The African Anthropocene
  • As West Fears the Rise of Autocrats, Hungary Shows What’s Possible
  • Bigger Than The Law: Becoming More Ethical Than the Society You Grew Up In
  • This Chart Says Gold Is Beginning a Long-Term Uptrend
  • Physical Oil Markets Don’t Lie – Is Another Crash Likely?
Daily Digest

Image by reyner media, Flickr Creative Commons

Daily Digest 2/14 - Households Borrowing More, Opioid Epidemic Cost Is $1T And Climbing

Wednesday, February 14, 2018, 10:41 AM
  • The pension nightmare for California’s cities is getting scarier
  • Mayor Breaks His Promise! 40% of LA’s Streets have ‘D’ or ‘F’ Rating!
  • Upcoming state elections cast shadow over Illinois budget prospects
  • Households Are Borrowing More to Fuel Spending, Wells Fargo Says
  • National debt jumps $175 billion after debt ceiling suspended
  • As US corporate leverage soars, is history repeating?
  • Colombia and Brazil Announce Border Controls as Venezuelans Flee En Masse
  • A record number of states see well-being worsen
  • Cost Of U.S. Opioid Epidemic Since 2001 Is $1 Trillion And Climbing
  • U.S. health care costs up 29% because of obesity
Daily Digest

Image by Fotos GOVBA, Flickr Creative Commons

Daily Digest 2/13 - Washington Creating Perfect Economic Storm, The Threat of Contagion

Tuesday, February 13, 2018, 9:34 AM
  • Trump's $4.4T budget would move U.S. deficits sharply higher
  • Washington Is Creating a Perfect Economic Storm
  • The Threat of Contagion
  • The Brutal Truth About Violence When the SHTF
  • Government websites have quietly been running cryptocoin mining scripts
  • Your Facebook data is creepy as hell
  • Mexico’s Natural Gas Dilemma
  • Trump’s budget proposal is out, and he really wants to kill ARPA-E
Daily Digest

Image by Jay Phagan, Flickr Creative Commons

Daily Digest 2/12 - Consumer Watchdog Agency Defanged, Is The Universe A Conscious Mind?

Monday, February 12, 2018, 10:50 AM
  • War drums from Iran and Israel drown out rich past
  • Trump administration strips consumer watchdog office of enforcement powers in lending discrimination cases
  • ODINI : Escaping Sensitive Data from Faraday-Caged, Air-Gapped Computers via Magnetic Fields
  • Is the Universe a conscious mind?
  • How Lobbyists Normalized the Use of Chemical Weapons on American Civilians
  • Oil Prices: Collapse Now, Spike Later
  • Healthy lifestyle could prevent half of all cancer deaths
  • Bacteria-infected mosquitoes might be good thing for Miami
Daily Digest

Image by manhhai, Flickr Creative Commons

Daily Digest 2/11 - U.S. Admits ‘Unipolar Moment’ Is Over, What War With NK Would Look Like

Sunday, February 11, 2018, 11:45 AM
  • CONFIRMED: US admits ‘unipolar moment’ is over
  • Here’s what war with North Korea would look like
  • Mad Max violence stalks Venezuela's lawless roads
  • The State Of The Union: Markets
  • Get Into This Incredible Bull Market Now
  • Scientists warn of unusually cold Sun: Will we face another ice age?
  • Party On, Dudes
  • Compost tea makes soil more active