Coming Fiscal Derailment – Why FY 2019 Will Sink The Casino

By David Stockman, informationclearinghouse.info -

December 21, 2017 "Information Clearing House" - Since last November 8th the Russell 2000 has risen by 30% and the net Federal debt has expanded by an astounding $1.0 trillion dollars. In a [...]

State AGs Suing FCC For Putting ‘Corporate Profits Over Consumers’

ByJake Johnson, commondreams.org -

"The FCC's vote to rip apart net neutrality is a blow to New York consumers, and to everyone who cares about a free and open internet," New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman—who is also [...]

US Education Segregation Is Highly Profitable Business For Some

By Mark Karlin, truth-out.org -

By Mark Karlin for Truthout - However, as I completed the research and writing for the book, I found that in this country we have had and continue to have a stubborn insistence on educating [...]

Trump’s Health Nominee Implicated In Insulin Price-Gouging Scheme

By Mike Ludwig, truth-out.org -

By Mike Ludwig for Truthout - "That means that a significant number of people who already paid premiums for their health insurance then end up paying more than their insurer does for a medicine," [...]

Myths About Rooftop Solar Are Outshining The Reality

By Jessica Herrera, hcn.org -

By Jessica Herrera for High Country News - It’s undeniable that renewable energy is booming, changing the way we get our power and shifting us away from fossil fuels that damage the environment. [...]

Social Emotional Data. New Cash Cow In Corporate Assessment

By Staff, www.pegwithpen.com -

By Staff of Peg with Pen - Recently I was asked to allow my son to participate in a survey at school. The "opt in" survey form specifically stated, "the questions on the survey relate to peer [...]

“Worse Than Big Tobacco”: How Big Pharma Fuels Opioid Epidemic

By Lynn Parramore, www.ineteconomics.org -

By Lynn Parramore for Institute for New Economic Thinking - Over a 40-year career, Philadelphia attorney Daniel Berger has obtained millions in settlements for investors and consumers hurt by a [...]

Top Pipeline Safety Official Profits From Oil Spills

By Itai Vardi, www.nationofchange.org -

By Itai Vardi for Nation of Change - A newly appointed federal regulator charged with overseeing pipeline safety personally profits from oil spill responses, a DeSmog investigation has found. [...]

How Profit Deals With Protest: Disappearance Of Argentinian Activist

By Ramona Wadi, www.mintpressnews.com -

By Ramona Wadi for Mint Press News - The Maldonado case has exposed state repression of Mapuche resistance and activism. Digging deeper, we find linkage of the activist’s disappearance to [...]

For Profit Insurers Fueling Opioid Epidemic

By Katie Thomas and Charles Ornstein, www.propublica.org -

By Katie Thomas for The New York Times and Charles Ornstein for ProPublica - At a time when the United States is in the grip of an opioid epidemic, many insurers are limiting access to pain [...]

Fossil Fuel Subsidies Are A Staggering $5 Tn Per Year

By John Abraham, www.theguardian.com -

By John Abraham for The Guardian - Fossil fuels have two major problems that paint a dim picture for their future energy dominance. These problems are inter-related but still should be discussed [...]

Insurance Issue Pushing More Expensive Drugs, Not Generics

By Charles Ornstein and Katie Thomas, www.propublica.org -

By Charles Ornstein for ProPublica and Katie Thomas for The New York Times - It’s standard advice for consumers: If you are prescribed a medicine, always ask if there is a cheaper generic. Nathan [...]

Detecting What Unravels Our Society – Bottom-up And Top-down

By Staff, www.blog.nader.org -

By Staff of The Nader Page - The unraveling of a society’s institutions, stability and reasonable order does not sound alarms to forewarn the citizenry, apart from economic yardsticks measuring [...]

Biomass Industry’s Hollow Self-Regulatory Scheme Has Been Exposed

By Adam Macon and Sasha Stashwick, www.alternet.org -

By Adam Macon and Sasha Stashwick for AlterNet - If we want clean air and a livable planet, cutting down trees for fuel is one of the most counterproductive things we can do. Standing forests are [...]

18 States And D.C. Sue Betsy DeVos Over For-Profit College Loan Rules

By Lydia O’Connor, www.huffingtonpost.com -

By Lydia O’Connor for The Huffington Post - Eighteen states and the District of Columbia are suing Education Secretary Betsy DeVos over her decision to suspend a rule that helps student loan [...]

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