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Harvard students attempt to take 1964 Louisiana Literacy test, fail

A video showing Harvard students trying to pass a 1964 Louisiana Literacy test was released on Monday to bring awareness to barriers to voting in the past. 437 more words

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Discussion: do Keynesians have a limit on deficit?

This article is really just a place for me to continue a conversation I’ve been having with @mcnalu and @spatchcockable on Twitter.  The 140 characters started off as restrictive then descended into farce. 559 more words

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Bad Theory in Practice

Comparing principle versus reality is useless to those who fail at both. The only thing worse than the concept of ceding liberty to bureaucrats is the outcome when it actually happens. 867 more words

Stocks in China stabilize in early trading Wednesday after Beijing announces stimulus

CHINA — China stocks swung between mild gains and losses in early trading Wednesday, August 26th as investors reacted to a new round of stimulus measures from the central government. 240 more words

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China Anxiety Remains Strong, U.S. Stocks Close Tuesday Lower

By Anna-Louise Jackson and Joseph Ciolli
Bloomberg News

Updated on August 25, 2015 — 4:33 PM EDT

Why Did the Market Rally Evaporate in the Final Hour? 688 more words

China stocks plunge more than 7% as panic continues; FTSE up in early trading

CNN Money

China stocks closed sharply lower on Tuesday, extending a selloff that has unnerved investors around the globe.

The benchmark Shanghai Composite declined 7.6%, while the smaller Shenzhen Composite shed 7.2%. 304 more words