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06 May 2020

Dr. Birx Must Resign. She is a Trump Sycophant

Dr. Birx must resign. No respectable medical doctor would sit silently by as dangerous medical advice was communicated to the public. She has no credibility. pic.twitter.com/4ruHCD7ipq — The Progressive Investor (@chuckepstein18) April 24, 2020

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06 May 2020

How the Virus is Changing Businesses Worldwide. Are You Ready for Change?

A global pandemic.  What does it mean in a global economy? Things are changing fast. There will not be a “normal” in a few weeks as we knew it. The epidemic will change business relationships. And since this site covers the financial services industry, it should impact portfolios and investment

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06 May 2020

Find Out How the Health Insurance Lobby Has Defeated Single-Payer Since 1988

This is a great article about the early days of proposing a single-payer health care system by Jessee Jackson in 1988.  It gives some real political context to why the changes to the US health care system have not succeeded due to the health insurance lobby. It points out that

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05 May 2020

Yale Economist Shiller Describes Trump’s Mental Problems in Lecture on Behavior Finance in 2011

    Behavioral economics has been described as a “revolution” that has taken over economics over the past three decades. It has been controversial, but it is now regarded as providing a framework for investor behavior. In this Yale lecture from spring 2011, economist Robert Shiller, winner of the 2013

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04 May 2020

Investors and Financial Planners Should Not Hope for a Fast Recovery Economist Roubini Says

      If you think the economic recovery prompted by the many effects of the COVID virus will be like past economic recoveries, think again. This is a global event and it has happened at unprecedented speed worldwide. It is a delayed virus and affects people who gather in

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04 May 2020

State Workers’ Pensions Victimized by Corporate Tax Giveaways, New Study Shows

          This is the first of a two-part series on how the combined impact of the COVID virus and corporate giveaways on state unfunded pension liabilities and how it will only make a serious underfunding problem more critical and possibly insurmountable. This may mean that state

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