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Despite the Nuclear Deal, Iran Continues Its Economic Sabotage

Posted December 30th, 2015 at 8:28 am (UTC-4)
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Rouhani and other pragmatists argue that foreign investment will strengthen Iran and boost its national security. But hard-liners insist that Western money is a tool of the Great Satan that will undermine the revolution. This battle over foreign influence will be one of Iran’s fault lines in the year ahead.

The Global Economic Costs From Climate Change May Be Worse Than Expected

Posted December 10th, 2015 at 5:53 pm (UTC-4)
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Unmitigated, climate change could reduce global GDP by over 20 percent by 2100 – a number roughly 5-10 times larger than current estimates.

Obamanomics, Sidetracked

Posted June 15th, 2015 at 9:08 am (UTC-4)
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….Before repudiating Obama’s entire program, it’s worth recalling this: Obamanomics has not failed. It just has not been tried.