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

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    Saturday, April 20, 2019, 2:56 PM

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    • 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?

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    Friday, April 19, 2019, 6:45 AM

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    • 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

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    Thursday, April 18, 2019, 6:32 AM

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    • 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?

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    Wednesday, April 17, 2019, 8:17 AM

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    • 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

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    Tuesday, April 16, 2019, 8:09 AM

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    • 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?

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    Monday, April 15, 2019, 5:01 PM

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    • 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

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    Saturday, April 13, 2019, 9:36 AM

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    • 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

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    Friday, April 12, 2019, 5:27 AM

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    • 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

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    Thursday, April 11, 2019, 7:11 AM

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    • ‘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

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    Wednesday, April 10, 2019, 6:58 AM

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    • 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 

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