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Independent
Figures suggest George Osborne is 'failing to deliver' a Northern PowerhouseThe analysis of national infrastructure projects by researchers at the Sheffiel
Figures suggest George Osborne is 'failing to deliver' a Northern Powerhouse
Independent / Posted 14 hours ago
The analysis of national infrastructure projects by researchers at the Sheffield Political Economy Research Institute (Speri) suggests that George Osborne is “failing to deliver” on his Northern Powerhouse promises. The study describes how London is... Read more
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Salon.com
The pivotal climate-change challenge that America isn’t talking about nearly enoughIn the 2016 presidential election, we are approaching a singular and momentous
The pivotal climate-change challenge that America isn’t talking about nearly enough
Salon.com / Posted 4 days ago
In the 2016 presidential election, we are approaching a singular and momentous crossroads in our nation’s history. Will we, or will we not, make a serious effort to achieve a low-carbon future for our children and our planet? The fossil fuel magnates... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
Household Labor, Caring Labor, Unpaid LaborYves here. It’s not hard to notice that there are far more posts on labor issue
Household Labor, Caring Labor, Unpaid Labor
Naked Capitalism / Posted 5 days ago
Yves here. It’s not hard to notice that there are far more posts on labor issues in anticipation of the Labor Day holiday than I have seen in my history of blogging. It seems to be a zeitgeist indicator, if nothing else, of rising class... Read more
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Zero Hedge
No, Bernanke … Defense Spending Does NOT Help the Economy!War is widely thought to be linked to economic good times. The second world war
No, Bernanke … Defense Spending Does NOT Help the Economy!
Zero Hedge / Posted 13 days ago
War is widely thought to be linked to economic good times. The second world war is often said to have brought the world out of depression, and war has since enhanced its reputation as a spur to economic growth. Some even suggest that capitalism needs... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Where Presidential Candidates Stand On Climate ChangeLast week, President Obama released a plan to cut carbon emissions from power p
Where Presidential Candidates Stand On Climate Change
KPBS San Diego / Posted 21 days ago
Last week, President Obama released a plan to cut carbon emissions from power plants. Climate change has also been cropping up on the presidential campaign trail — both Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders have released their own proposals. Nearly... Read more

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