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Republicans About to Make ‘America Last’

Popular Economics Weekly President Trump’s withdrawal from the Paris Accord on climate change is symbolic in more ways than one. In his call to make America first again, he could set us back decades in bringing cleaner air and reducing … Continue reading

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What Are Benefits of Paris Accord?

Popular Economics Weekly PARIS — More than 190 nations have agreed on a plan to limit climate change, said the conference press release, ending a decades long search for an accord requiring the world’s economies to regulate the emission of … Continue reading

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Let’s Recognize The Enormous Economic Benefits of Global Warming

Financial FAQs It should now be time to look at the future benefits that will come from the necessity to mitigate global warming, while the Paris climate change conference is in session. We already know the environmental havoc it has … Continue reading

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An End to Austerity—Part II

Financial FAQs The Senate voted on Tuesday to start talks with the House about a compromise highway funding measure. Lawmakers are facing a Nov. 20 deadline for renewing federal infrastructure funding. Both chambers have passed bills that would guarantee at … Continue reading

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What Are Economic Lessons From ‘The Martian’?

Financial FAQs What can we learn from The Martian, a terrific novel and movie starring Matt Damon as an Astronaut in the not too distant future thought dead and left behind on Mars during a violent dust storm? It was … Continue reading

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Repubs Anti-Science Agenda Endangers US

Financial FAQs Last week, the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee, headed by Texas Republican Lamar Smith, approved a bill that would slash at least three hundred million dollars from NASA’s earth-science budget, says the New Yorker’s Elizabeth Colbert. “Earth … Continue reading

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Why Do We Need Wars for Great Recoveries?

Financial FAQs Nobelist Paul Krugman has said history tells us it could take another world war, or similar mobilization effort to put everyone back to work and economic growth to return to historical levels from the Great Recession—even an Alien … Continue reading

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