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Many millennials are worse off than their parents -- a first in American history

Many millennials are worse off than their parents — a first in American history

On paper, it looks like Scott Larsen is doing better than his father was at the same age. But he’s not even close. The chances of him buying a home are very slim. The system currently extracts all the borrowing potential from the millennials through student loans that could have gone towards … Continue reading Many millennials are worse off than their parents — a first in American history

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Trump's Energy Department Set to Roll Back Lightbulb Standards

Trump’s Energy Department Set to Roll Back Lightbulb Standards

Donald Trump’s administration has turned its malicious gaze towards energy-efficient lightbulb standards originally enacted during the Bush administration and finalized by the Obama administration, NPR reported on Wednesday. LED bulbs are so cheap now because of the regulations phasing out incandescent bulbs and they are so much more energy efficient, it’s downright … Continue reading Trump’s Energy Department Set to Roll Back Lightbulb Standards

What if You Had a Four-Day Week? Why Don’t You? - The New York Times

What if You Had a Four-Day Week? Why Don’t You? – The New York Times

People have been predicting a four-day workweek for decades, so what’s taking so long? You don’t have a 4-day work week because corporations would rather squeeze very available minute out of you possible and pass those profits on to their shareholders. Source: What if You Had a Four-Day Week? Why Don’t You? … Continue reading What if You Had a Four-Day Week? Why Don’t You? – The New York Times

Opinion | The World Solved the Ozone Problem. It Can Solve Climate Change. - The New York Times

Opinion | The World Solved the Ozone Problem. It Can Solve Climate Change. – The New York Times

The same tools that fixed the ozone hole — science, innovation and international action — can address it. But we need to get moving on this like we did with the ozone. Source: Opinion | The World Solved the Ozone Problem. It Can Solve Climate Change. – The New York Times Continue reading Opinion | The World Solved the Ozone Problem. It Can Solve Climate Change. – The New York Times

US government, Supreme Court, Senate, president run by minority views - Business Insider

US government, Supreme Court, Senate, president run by minority views – Business Insider

The Senate, courts, and presidency are all controlled by officials who no longer reflect the will of the majority, leading to distorted policy. This has been going on for some time. Source: US government, Supreme Court, Senate, president run by minority views – Business Insider Continue reading US government, Supreme Court, Senate, president run by minority views – Business Insider