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The Museum of the Bible opens in Washington, DC

WHEN plans for the Museum of the Bible, whi.....»»

Category: useconomySource: ECONOMISTNov 17th, 2017Related News

Transcript: An interview with Doug Jones

Doug Jones spoke to Lexington in Mobile, Alabama, on November 10th. The previous day the Washington .....»»

Category: useconomySource: ECONOMISTNov 16th, 2017Related News

The EPA is rewriting the most important number in climate economics

CLIMATE economists refer to it as “t.....»»

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Doug Jones against the darkness

IF DOUG JONES becomes the first Democrat in a quarter of a century to win a Senate seat from Alabama on December 12th, the state will have followed his own political evolution. The grandson of a coal miner and a steelworker, Mr Jones was born into a.....»»

Category: useconomySource: ECONOMISTNov 16th, 2017Related News

The Trump administration’s latest misdemeanours

Cut-out and keepAN ADVISER allegedly involved in a plot to force a migrant to return to his home country. An attorney-general who seems conveniently forgetful when testifying before Congress. A pr.....»»

Category: useconomySource: ECONOMISTNov 16th, 2017Related News

China imports a farm from Iowa

THE buddy seat on Rick Kimberley’s combine-harvester is a fine vantage point from which to observe precision farming. The combine’s satellite navigation allows farmers to make the most of good weather and to reap in the dark during peak harvestin.....»»

Category: useconomySource: ECONOMISTNov 16th, 2017Related News

How common is sexual harassment?

FOR social scientists the apparent epidemic.....»»

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So called “pass through” firms may soon get a big tax cut

PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP broke with convent.....»»

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The price of cannabis is falling, suggesting a supply glut

AFTER he wa.....»»

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Blue-collar wages are surging. Can it last?

IF THERE was a defining economic problem fo.....»»

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The justices dive into new abortion controversy

IT IS a heady time for First Amen.....»»

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Why Donald Trump’s wall won’t keep heroin out of America

THIRTY feet high, built of concrete and stee.....»»

Category: useconomySource: ECONOMISTNov 13th, 2017Related News

Minneapolis and St Paul elect new mayors

BETSY HODGES worked hard as.....»»

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Remembering Operation Torch on its 75th anniversary

ON THE morning of November 8th a small crow.....»»

Category: useconomySource: ECONOMISTNov 9th, 2017Related News

A string of election victories energises Democrats

CELEBRATING his first political victory, Phil Murphy, New Jersey’s governor-elect, awkwardly leapt onto the stage, clapping with legs akimbo, to “declare the days of division over. We will move forward together.” Roughly 230 miles south-west,.....»»

Category: useconomySource: ECONOMISTNov 9th, 2017Related News

The $1m school-board race

Campaign busA FEW weeks ago, flyers appeared around Denver in anticipation of a school-board election that was held on November 7th. At first glance, they appeared typical, bearing the smiling face of the candidate next to .....»»

Category: useconomySource: ECONOMISTNov 9th, 2017Related News

The Republicans are not the Trump party yet

A YEAR after Donald Trump became the Republicans’ de facto leader, there is a growing view that the party has succumbed to his nationalist populism. As proof, many cite the race-baiting campaign Ed Gillespie, formerly a plain-vanilla Reaganite, ran in.....»»

Category: useconomySource: ECONOMISTNov 9th, 2017Related News

How Cook County’s Democratic machine works

ATM at dusk“WE SUE the city every year,” says a wealthy Chicagoan who lives in an elegant apartment building in Gold Coast, a North side neighbourhood. If his property-tax lawyer manages to knock .....»»

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For-profit colleges in America relaunch themselves as non-profits

GOVERNMENT funds set aside for college aid have long been a favoured target for grifters. After the second world war, veterans flush on GI Bill funds would sign up for sham television-repair courses. After receiving the free television that came with.....»»

Category: useconomySource: ECONOMISTNov 9th, 2017Related News

A minority of gun owners have a veto over gun laws

IT WAS a familiar horror story. A gunman, armed with an assault rifle, barged into a church in a small town in Texas and massacred 26 people, shooting some in the head at close range. A month earlier, a man fired on a crowd of concertgoers in Las Vegas,.....»»

Category: useconomySource: ECONOMISTNov 9th, 2017Related News