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Negative externality: The perils of ignoring science

Measles was officially eliminated in 2000 in the United States. Yet, in 2014, the country experienced a record number of measles cases: 644 cases in 27 states. 177 more words

Economic Policy

Tech disruption and old European myths

Disruption has been the buzzword for a while: “People in the tech industry will use disruption or disrupt as a way to divide people who are pro-tech from people who are anti-tech. 752 more words

International

Who's (still) exposed to Greece?

Following the recent elections, Greece has come under pressure. Fear is growing about the stance of the newly elected government and there have been signs of renewed capital outflows, as recent data from the central bank show that deposits of Greek households and corporations dropped by 4bn (-2.4% m-o-m) in December. 734 more words

Economics/Economia

Disparate Impact: A Key Fight Over Housing and Finance, and the Funding Behind It - Inside Philanthropy: Fundraising Intelligence

Nonprofits and funders on the side of improving access to housing and financial assets for low-income people are closely watching a showdown in the Supreme Court on “disparate impact.” 21 more words

US News

"Efforts To Reposition Themselves": Can Republicans Create Their Own Credible Economic Populism In Time For 2016?

When Republicans trooped to Iowa over the weekend for Steve King’s “Freedom Summit,” it was as much of a dash to the right as you would have expected from an event hosted by perhaps the most fervently anti-immigrant member of Congress, in a state whose presidential caucus was won by Rick Santorum in 2012 and Mike Huckabee in 2008. 738 more words

GOP

After the Dust Has Settled, our Horizon Will Still be There

we don’t want to be entangled in clashes between blocs. What concerns us is #Stability, #Cooperation & #Progress… 2,110 more words

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