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The Fifth Letter and Expansion of the Brazilian Corruption Scandal into the Private Sector

I recently received a review copy of the book The Fifth Letter by fellow University of Michigan grad Vivian L. Carpenter. It is a rollicking good read which touches on areas of constitutional law, inalienable rights in the US, the complexities of racial relations in the South up to this day, an all-knowing/all seeing cabal which runs things from behind the scenes all wrapped up in the politics of modern day Washington DC. 1,225 more words

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Olive Oil Trouble

Olive-oil fraud was already common in antiquity. Galen tells of unscrupulous oil merchants who mixed high-quality olive oil with cheaper substances like lard, and Apicius provides a recipe for turning cheap Spanish oil into prized oil from Istria using minced herbs and roots.

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The Voice of Joyce: #TaxRiskStopInequality; correction of earlier Posts 

Dear followers:
After more research on Derivatives and Fast Trades, I realize I have combined  Financial products and a Computerized Trading Platform: Derivatives and Fast Trades .   627 more words

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The Voice of Joyce: Periscope 11AM #TaxRiskStopInequality



Dear Followers:
Please tune in today for my live chat on #TaxRiskStopInequality. Hear my updated and revised thoughts on Revenue and jobs for the Middle Class. 7 more words

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No proper monitoring of methane emissions

Financial Times, 21 July 2015:

It may seem gratifying to learn that gas is now generating more  electricity in the US than coal, particularly as  this has reduced CO2 emissions by 20 per cent  since 2000 (Gas overtakes coal in US electricity generation, July 13).  192 more words


G7 propsal welcome but time is of the essence

Financial Times, 12 June 2015:

It is impossible not to welcome the proposal by the G7 to decarbonise the world’s economy, but the time-scale does not reflect the urgency of the situation (G7 in historic accord to phase out fossil fuel emissions this century, June 9). 57 more words


Climate pacts need tougher enforcement

Financial Times, 15 May 2015:

Martin Wolf seems unconcerned about the possible effect of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) on environmental standards (Comment May 13)  So what about climate change? 153 more words