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I thought this was supposed to make my life better, and the Feed

I got a call this morning from the surgeon I was referred to by the Lab Rat Keeper saying he couldn’t see me because he wasn’t on my insurance network. 954 more words

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PUBLIC ADVOCACY: A call to action

Dear followers:  I just Published my latest Post ” Who can you Trust”!  Feel free to comment and join the group of concerned citizens forming to make our Society a better place. 329 more words


Better Growth, Better Climate: The New Climate Economy Report -- the Synthesis Report

Global Commission on the Economy and Climate

[New York Times] …A global commission will announce its finding on Tuesday that an ambitious series of measures to limit emissions would cost $4 trillion or so over the next 15 years, an increase of roughly 5 percent over the amount that would likely be spent anyway on new power plants, transit systems and other infrastructure. 200 more words

Energy And Climate

The Berkeley Bugle: Financing cities with mini-bonds

Berkeley links to this NextCity story: Crowdfunding Fans Are Crazy About Denver’s Mini-Bonds.

Denver gained notice in the municipal funding world last month when a $12 million public offering of “mini-bonds” sold out in a single hour.

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A Glaring Example of the Need for Tax Reform

Nowadays there are many advocates for both individual and corporate tax reform. I have had several posts recently on this issue. A new report from the Tax Foundation “ 288 more words

Jack Heidel

NYC Day 3: Cities

Walking a section of the High Line last night, on an evening straight out of central casting. The sense that autumn, long since booked for its annual three-month stay in Manhattan, is now en route and crossing some border north of the city. 1,023 more words


Istanbul bulldozes the past in its rush to enter the future

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has ambitious plans for the city of Istanbul. But in his rush to position the city for the future, he might be destroying a priceless past. 830 more words