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Daily Digest 10/17 - Italy's 'People's Budget,' Alan Greenspan’s Prescription For American Decline

Wednesday, October 17, 2018, 10:47 AM
  • Main points of Italy's draft 'people's budget'
  • Mayor Emanuel Prepares to Release His Final City Budget (Chicago)
  • America’s $1.5 trillion student debt is a ‘failed social experiment’
  • ECB still set to turn off QE taps despite cocktail of risks: Reuters poll
  • China has US$6 trillion in hidden debts with ‘titanic’ credit risks, S&P says
  • Jean-Claude Juncker hints Brussels will reject Italian budget
  • Alan Greenspan’s prescription for American decline
  • America’s budget deficit jumps by 17% as spending surges
  • Lose your illusions. It's an ugly, dystopian world: Neil Macdonald
  • Saudi Arabia under spotlight over Khashoggi, but drastic Yemen famine ignored
  • Mammals cannot evolve fast enough to escape current extinction crisis
  • Scientists make plea to save Pacific Northwest killer whales
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Daily Digest 10/16 - U.S. Deficit Rises 17%, 'Hyperalarming' Study Shows Massive Insect Loss

Tuesday, October 16, 2018, 10:42 AM
  • US deficit rises 17% to the highest level since 2012
  • 'You Couldn't Make This Up': A Bunch of Mops, Cleaners, and Trash Bags Delivered to Saudi Consulate Ahead of Khashoggi Murder Probe
  • Tremors Rattling World Economy: Takeaways From IMF Talks in Bali
  • Entire Federal Budget Now National Security Secret – Dr. Mark Skidmore
  • TSA releases roadmap for expanding biometrics technology
  • Yemen could be 'worst famine in 100 years'
  • Facebook Censorship and the Atlantic Council
  • PRECIOUS-Gold hovers near 2-1/2 month high as investors seek safe haven refuge
  • A guide to pot stocks: What you need to know to invest in cannabis companies
  • Carbon Pricing Won't Kill Big Oil
  • Rain, harvest, equities, oil, and USDA updates
  • Volkswagen hit with $926 million fine over Audi diesel emission cheating
  • Climate change to cause global beer shortage, study says
  • Most of the Arctic’s permanent ice is gone
  • 'Hyperalarming' study shows massive insect loss
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Daily Digest 10/15 - Lessons From Iceland On Financial Crisis, How Amazon Spread Across The U.S.

Monday, October 15, 2018, 10:59 AM
  • Meet The Finance Professor Exposing Rigged Markets One Academic Paper At A Time
  • The huge 'blackout' that may be deepening market turbulence
  • Pentagon data breach compromises up to 30,000 workers
  • 4 lessons from Iceland on dealing with a financial crisis
  • Italy Is the Creeping Concern for Finance Chiefs in Bali
  • Dr. Doom Ignites A Bitcoin Firestorm
  • Watch how Amazon spread across the US
  • The Shaky Case That Russia Manipulated Social Media to Tip the 2016 Election
  • Magic Leap's new AI assistant looks alarmingly human
  • Bank of England confirms new £50 note plans
  • Large West Virginia coal mine with 400 workers closing
  • Oil Demand and Supply Reaches Landmark 100 Million Barrels a Day
  • Red Cross suffers own damage from Hurricane Michael
  • Among the Ruins of Mexico Beach Stands One House, Built ‘for the Big One’
  • Greek State Prosecutes 21 Environmental Defenders for Opposition to Eldorado Gold Mine
  • Hurricane Michael flattened towns where survivors remain in disbelief
  • Great Barrier Reef teeters towards coal-fired extinction
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Daily Digest 10/13 - Trapped By The "Walmart Of Heroin," Best Government Money Can Buy

Saturday, October 13, 2018, 12:39 PM
  • You might not be anonymous, thanks to genealogy databases
  • Could Donald Trump be the last world emperor?
  • Jim Rogers: Worst Crisis In My Lifetime
  • Best Government Money Can Buy
  • Watch Boston Dynamics' Humanoid Robot Do Parkour
  • After Soyuz Failure, Space Is Now Weirdly Inaccessible to Astronauts
  • Trapped by the ‘Walmart of Heroin’
  • Another NASA space telescope just went into safe mode
  • Ebola 2018 Update: Still Dicking Around With Dynamite
  • USDA Surprises with Crop Yield Cut
  • High CO2 levels cause plants to thicken their leaves, could worsen climate change effects 
  • #ICYMI: Climate change could destroy us all, but who cares?! 
  • Victims of Hurricane Michael voted for climate deniers
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Daily Digest 10/12 - Good News Friday: Oyster Shells Saving NY Harbor, Cities Embracing 100% Renewable Energy

Friday, October 12, 2018, 10:09 AM
  • Washington state abolishes death penalty
  • The world's oldest barber is 107 and still cutting hair full time
  • Voyager 2 probe may be on the edge of interstellar space
  • 4 Retirement Rules to Live By
  • A brain scientist who studies Alzheimer's explains how she stays mentally fit
  • The powerful lesson America could learn from this tiny town of 1,600
  • Elon Musk quietly donates $480K to help Flint, MI schools get access to clean water
  • Want to live forever? Flush out your zombie cells
  • In the Race to Achieve Zero Hunger and Mitigate Climate Change, We Must Look Down — to the Soil
  • Kentucky town’s energy transition shows ‘you can do this stuff anywhere’
  • These 10 cities are embracing 100% renewable energy
  • Dream led him to insight on mushrooms and bees
  • Oysters On The Half Shell Are Actually Saving New York's Eroding Harbor
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Daily Digest 10/11 - GW Report Falls Short Of Honest Truth, Alexa, Should We Trust You?

Thursday, October 11, 2018, 9:43 AM
  • The World Is Quietly Decoupling From The U.S. - And No One Is Paying Attention
  • Chretien calls U.S. president 'unspeakable'
  • Alexa, Should We Trust You?
  • The Distortions of Doom Part 2: The Fatal Flaws of Reserve Currencies
  • UK Issues First Ever 'Unexplained Wealth Order'
  • Sears is in trouble: What shoppers should do if the company files for bankruptcy
  • Wells Fargo customers are fed up. They could yank billions of dollars in deposits 
  • This $69B Deal May Reshape Health Care as We Know It
  • Elderly Chinese Army Veterans Stage Massive Protest Against Police Beatings
  • South Africa’s Zulu Nation Joins White Farmers To Protest Government Land Seizures
  • The Pentagon’s Push to Program Soldiers’ Brains
  • Trump Insiders Ramp Up Rhetoric Against Russian Energy
  • Dyer: Global warming report falls short of honest truth
  • Climate change is making monster hurricanes like Michael harder to forecast
  • Yellowstone geyser erupts, vomiting decades worth of trash across park
  • How Feedback Loops Are Driving Runaway Climate Change
  • Trump Administration Waives Environmental Laws for Texas Border Wall
  • The Amazon used to be a hedge against climate change. Those days may be over.
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Daily Digest 10/10 - PA Debt Much Higher Than Reported, Death by Fertilizer

Wednesday, October 10, 2018, 9:34 AM
  • Our View: Having insurance no shield from high health care costs
  • California Taxes: The Sky Is the Limit
  • Report: Pennsylvania's debt much higher than reported, up to $82 billion
  • ‘Great Depression’ ahead? IMF sounds dire warning
  • Inequality is worsening and could hit U.S. credit rating: Moody's
  • The rating game: 'Junk' Italy still hard to imagine, funds say
  • Has the derivatives volcano already begun to erupt?
  • A Reverse Bucket List
  • Death by Fertilizer
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Daily Digest 10/9 - U.S. Consumer Credit Hits All Time High, What's Next For Oil Prices?

Tuesday, October 9, 2018, 10:41 AM
  • Unwinding QE could trigger financial crisis, warns JP Morgan
  • How Mainstream Economics has Led to Clueless Governments
  • Emerging market stocks' descent to 17 month lows entices U.S. investors
  • Ron Paul: US is barreling toward a stock market drop of 50% or more, and there's no way to prevent it
  • With corruption like this, it’s no wonder so many pension funds are insolvent
  • A shocking number of Americans think saving for retirement 'can wait'—here's why money experts disagree
  • Facebook wants to put a camera in your house
  • How Face ID could be a game-changer for aggressive US border agents
  • Dell, Wistron teaming up to extract gold from e-wastes
  • US Consumer Credit Hits All Time High As Credit Card Usage Jumps
  • ‘Your animal life is over. Machine life has begun.’ The road to immortality
  • Era of bank secrecy ends as Swiss start sharing account data
  • To Bring Back U.S. Manufacturing, Get the World to Dump the Dollar
  • Swiss Financial Watchdog Issues Country's First Crypto Asset Management License
  • 3 Defensive Moves to Make in an Expensive Stock Market
  • IEA Urges OPEC to Open the Taps as Oil Market Enters ‘Red Zone’
  • China is buying fewer cars. GM and VW are feeling the pain
  • What's Next For Oil Prices?
  • Water use for fracking has risen by up to 770 percent since 2011
  • A $240 Per Gallon Gas Tax To Fight Global Warming? New UN Report Suggests Carbon Pricing
  • Some Thoughts On Climate Change
  • Cooling effect of preindustrial fires on climate underestimated
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Daily Digest 10/8 - Seven Days in September, 'Time Quickly Running Out' On Climate Action

Monday, October 8, 2018, 12:01 PM
  • Banks Brace for the Downside of Higher Rates
  • Raconteur Report: Monthly Checkup
  • Here's What Makes the Facebook Data Breach so Harmful 
  • Seven Days in September 
  • As Medicare issues new cards, scam callers try to profit
  • Hamptons millionaires build luxe panic rooms to hide from MS-13
  • Challenged by Long Island Lawmakers, Police Will Look Into Treatment of Immigrant Families Who Reported Missing Children
  • US Citizens Have Even Less Freedom Thanks To Alleged Russian Election Meddling
  • Chinese stocks fall almost 5% in market bloodbath as investors digest a week of bad news in a single day
  • Hicks: We don't have a labor shortage. We have a pay shortage.
  • Saudi Arabia is investing another $45 billion with SoftBank
  • David Attenborough: 'Population Growth Must Come to an End'
  • Rocked by Trump's sanctions, Iranian oil exports drops further
  • Planet has only until 2030 to stem catastrophic climate change, experts warn
  • FDA Bans Use of 7 Synthetic Food Additives After Environmental Groups Sue
  • Landmark UN climate report warns time quickly running out
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Daily Digest 10/7 - India’s Population Bomb, Finding The Right Words For Very Bad News

Sunday, October 7, 2018, 2:17 PM
  • One Click Closer to Annihilation
  • Could Trump Take Down the American Empire?
  • More Cold War extremism and crises - by Stephen F. Cohen
  • Australia And New Zealand Are Ground Zero For Chinese Influence
  • Fed Chair Powell Hints He May Soon Crash The Market
  • India’s Population Bomb: The Explosion Within
  • Charting a Jagged Course Through the Apocalypse
  • Forgetting Venezuela’s Animals 
  • Do Vitamin D Supplements Help Your Bones? Not According To A New Study
  • Since 1965, the Stock Market Has Done This on Exactly Two Days, Including October 3, 2018
  • Climate scientists are struggling to find the right words for very bad news