Minnesota put progressive economic policies in place when Governor Mark Dayton was elected. 34 more words
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Sometimes, the economist in me really hates the news. Wait, that’s all the time. Economics is a complicated and imperfect discipline that is constantly changing. Unfortunately, the mainstream media is mostly interested in what it can feed people to get them to turn on the channel RIGHT NOW, so silly things like “facts” and “accuracy” often go by the wayside. 1,211 more words
Can we still stop global warming? Only if we radically change our capitalist system, argues author Naomi Klein. In an interview with SPIEGEL, she explains why the time has come to abandon small steps for a radical new approach. 7 more words
The Timmins Press reports that the Bank of Canada has asked Canadians to stop “Spocking” five dollar bills.
Specifically, using a pen, artistic Canadians have been able to draw a new haircut and eyebrows of former Canadian Prime Minister Wilfred Laurier, and make him look like Leonard Nimoy’s Mr. 92 more words