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Home is Where the Heart Is

I’m starting an initiative to publish something each week and write a 100 words a day. This isn’t necessarily good, or even complete, but it’s something. 1,321 more words

AT&T-Time Warner Merger Antitrust Review Casting Pall Over Fox Talks

As a growing list of potential buyers explore talks with 21st Century Fox, any deal will hinge on the actions of a powerful player that’s not present at the negotiating table: the Justice Department. 683 more words

Breaking News

AN Comments on GNWT Draft Energy Strategy

Alternatives North has provided comments to the territorial government on its draft energy strategy.

In addition to providing comments on the draft strategy, the letter calls on the GNWT to do two things: 64 more words

Public Policy

Trumpocracy

Since Fearless Leader has taken over he has been doing things that tend to look like authoritarianism….he trust no one to do their job so he feels that he must do it for them….and Tweeting another perfect way to spread his authoritarianism….but is it so or am I just paranoid? 483 more words

Politics

Hot Take: Income tax is a bad tax regardless of political alignment

In light of Seattle’s upcoming court case on income tax, and the national fights over increasingly arcane components of income tax policy it’s time for a a hot take! 777 more words

Basic Income

New Zealand, Invasive Species & Gene Editing

Thanks to Ed Yong and his editors at The Atlantic for this story on one country’s approach to rats:

New Zealand’s War on Rats Could Change the World…

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Conservation