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Flawed Incentives Fuel China's Addiction To Land Sales

The Chinese economy is addicted to land sales and it is not hard to see why. For most part, land sales have been instrumental in buoying provincial GDP growth. 188 more words

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The Return of California Chrome

On Saturday at the racetrack now called Parx (formerly Philadelphia Park), Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner California Chrome will make his first start since finishing fourth in the Belmont Stakes in June, becoming the 12th horse since 1978, the year of the last Triple Crown winner, to fail in a Triple Crown bid. 121 more words

Raleigh And Durham: Ranked The Most Educated Cities In America According To Forbes

Yesterday forbes.com reported Raleigh as the “top destination for families” and now financial site Wallet Hub is reporting Raleigh and Durham as some the most educated cities in America. 132 more words


Raleigh Is Top Destination For Families

According to Forbes.com, Raleigh is the top city for attracting families.

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Supply Side Reading 9-14-14

Once again, thanks to our friends at The Supply Side for keeping us updated with content we may miss over the course of days.

Weekend Wrap Up: Ralph Benko at Forbes.com writes Steve Forbes and Steve Lonegan are out to Fix The Dollar; Steve Lonegan says there is no free market as long as the Fed is destroying our money. 182 more words

Hong Kong needs democracy; ‘Occupy the Process’ to get it

Like most other Hong Kongers, I’m appalled by Beijing’s phony version of universal suffrage to choose the city’s chief executive. Beijing’s attempt to seize the nominating process undermines the principle of one country-two systems and Hong Kong’s promised high degree of autonomy. 660 more words

With ResQWalk, Your Miles = Donations to Animal Rescue

The distance from my home to the school where I work is seven-tenths of a mile. From my apartment over the Brooklyn Bridge and back?  About three miles. 95 more words