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Campus Times - University of Rochester
Former Federal Reserve official appointed economics professorNarayana Kocherlakota, President and CEO of the Minneapolis Federal Reserve Ban
Former Federal Reserve official appointed economics professor
Campus Times - University of Rochester / Posted 13 hours ago
Narayana Kocherlakota, President and CEO of the Minneapolis Federal Reserve Bank, officially joined the University on Jan. 1, as the inaugural Lionel W. McKenzie Professor of Economics. Prior to his appointment at UR, Kocherlakota held... Read more
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DW
Political Turbulence: we're 'dripping with data' and it may make democracy better | Sci-Tech | DW.COM | DW: Looking at political movements that have been associated with social media,
Political Turbulence: we're 'dripping with data' and it may make democracy better | Sci-Tech | DW.COM |
DW / Posted 6 days ago
DW: Looking at political movements that have been associated with social media, whether it's the Arab Spring or Spain's 15-M movement, or more recently Ferguson and the #ICantBreathe campaign, can we really say with confidence that social media shape... Read more
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Independent Publisher
Coming this MonthFeature Notable February Indie Press Releases Check out our top picks for the
Coming this Month
Independent Publisher / Posted 7 days ago
Feature Notable February Indie Press Releases Check out our top picks for the best new releases from indie presses this February - a mix of fiction, non-fiction and children's. Let us know of any new releases you are excited about... Read more
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Slate
What If a Group of Countries Goes Rogue and Starts Geoengineering?The citizen’s guide to the future. This essay is adapted from The Planet Remad
What If a Group of Countries Goes Rogue and Starts Geoengineering?
Slate / Posted 14 days ago
The citizen’s guide to the future. This essay is adapted from The Planet Remade: How Geoengineering Could Change the World, by Oliver Morton, published by Princeton University Press. Imagine this scenario. It is not a large nation that does... Read more
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The Irish Times
Constance Markievicz: a fighter whose legacy has been fought over for decadesJeremy Corbyn’s proposal to erect a memorial to Constance Markievicz in his hom
Constance Markievicz: a fighter whose legacy has been fought over for decades
The Irish Times / Posted 21 days ago
Jeremy Corbyn’s proposal to erect a memorial to Constance Markievicz in his home constituency at the site of her second imprisonment, in Holloway Prison, has come under fire from critics who believe the gesture is further evidence of his cosying up... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Hamburgers in Paradise, Louise O. FrescoHamburgers in Paradise by Louise O. Fresco. "Tell me what you eat," said the F
Hamburgers in Paradise, Louise O. Fresco
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 27 days ago
Hamburgers in Paradise by Louise O. Fresco. "Tell me what you eat," said the French gastronome Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin in 1825, "and I'll tell you what you are." Things were so much easier then. Judging by what we put on our plates today, we... Read more
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Adirondack Daily Enterprise
Trump cardAlong with ISIS, the biggest news story of 2015 was the ascendence of Donald Tr
Trump card
Adirondack Daily Enterprise / Posted 27 days ago
Along with ISIS, the biggest news story of 2015 was the ascendence of Donald Trump in the Republican race for the party's presidential nomination. Jeb Bush stated the New Jersey billionaire couldn't insult his way to the White House. However, by... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
A New Political Era Dawns for AfricaWe begin the fifth year of AfricaPlus with discussions of two paradoxes in sub-
A New Political Era Dawns for Africa
AllAfrica.com / Posted a month ago
We begin the fifth year of AfricaPlus with discussions of two paradoxes in sub-Saharan Africa: the durability of both democratizing and authoritarian governments; and the expansion of economies despite their tepid structural transformation. Such... Read more
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Slate
The Two Questions You Should Ask Yourself About Climate ChangeThe citizen’s guide to the future. This essay is adapted from The Planet Remad
The Two Questions You Should Ask Yourself About Climate Change
Slate / Posted 1 months ago
The citizen’s guide to the future. This essay is adapted from The Planet Remade: How Geoengineering Could Change the World, by Oliver Morton, published by Princeton University Press. In March 2012, in a large-windowed conference hall on the snowy... Read more

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