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CBO Predicts 18 Million Uninsured In First Year After Obamacare Repeal And Delay

January 17th, 2017  |  Source: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/obamacare-repe...

And that’s just the short-term effects.

The Congressional Budget Office just issued a report on the likely effects of a Republican effort to repeal Obamacare immediately but keep some elements of the coverage expansion in place for two years.


Trump Moves Closer To Gutting Elizabeth Warren’s Consumer Watchdog

January 13th, 2017  |  Source: HuffPo

So much for economic populism.

Big business and congressional Republicans salivate at the idea of gutting the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the brainchild of Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.). Now, President-elect Donald Trump is moving toward what they’ve long wanted: a weak agency that sides with financial predators over consumers.


Despair and Hope in Trump’s America

January 9th, 2017  |  Source: The Atlantic

Americans are optimistic about the communities they live in—but not their nation. Why?


Among Top Killers of Americans, Guns Are the Least Researched

January 4th, 2017  |  Source: PS Magazine

Quantifying the government’s reluctance to fund science studying guns.


KLEPTOCRACY NOW!

January 3rd, 2017  |  Source: MTV.com

IS ANYONE GOING TO STOP TRUMP FROM USING THE COUNTRY AS A GIANT ATM? PROBABLY NOT.

There isn’t another face of Donald Trump waiting in the wings, a sober and diligent version of him, chastened by the weight of the responsibility he now bears. Candidate Trump is President Trump, and there’s every indication that he’s going to run his administration in the same haphazard and careless manner with which he ran his campaign.


How Many Americans Are Behind Bars for No Good Reason?

December 21st, 2016  |  Source: PS Magazine

Lots, according to a new report.


America’s Big Part-Time Problem

December 8th, 2016  |  Source: PS Magazine

The economic recovery continues, but many workers still can’t find full-time work.

In November, the unemployment rate dropped to 4.6 percent, the lowest its been on record since the recession—yet another indicator that the United States’ economy is slowly but surely continuing to recover.


What Are the Economic Costs of Deportation?

November 17th, 2016  |  Source: PS Magazine

A new paper quantifies how deportation could hurt the economy.


Kenyan startup Ushahidi launches a crowdsourced campaign to monitor the U.S. election

November 7th, 2016  |  Source: Techcrunch.com

The Kenyan software company Ushahidi has launched a campaign to observe the upcoming U.S. elections.

The operation, called USA Election Monitor, will track voting irregularities reported via website, email, Twitter and SMS and post accounts to an online interactive map.


Donald Trump, vigilante

November 4th, 2016  |  Source: The Economist

Good people have been frightened and angered into backing a dangerous man

On November 8th around 60m Americans are likely to cast ballots for Donald Trump to be president. That will present the country with a puzzle. If nearly a quarter of the adult population are Trump-backers, many good people will have ended up supporting a bad man.




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