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New Study - Single-payer system could save US $600 billion in administrative costs

New Study – Single-payer system could save US $600 billion in administrative costs

A shift toward a single-payer Medicare For All system in US healthcare could be a potential balm to the system’s current admin cost crisis. When people ask how much it’s going to cost, this is part of the answer – at least $600 Billion a year less than it currently costs. Source: … Continue reading New Study – Single-payer system could save US $600 billion in administrative costs

Opinion | Greta Versus the Greedy Grifters - The New York Times

Opinion | Greta Versus the Greedy Grifters – The New York Times

Why a 17-year-old is a better economist than Steve Mnuchin. The International Monetary Fund makes regular estimates of worldwide subsidies to fossil fuels — subsidies that partly take the form of tax breaks and outright cash grants, but mainly involve not holding the industry accountable for the indirect costs it imposes. In … Continue reading Opinion | Greta Versus the Greedy Grifters – The New York Times

Clearview app lets strangers find your name, info with snap of a photo, report says

Clearview app lets strangers find your name, info with snap of a photo, report says

It may not be long before you’ll have to forget about walking down the street anonymously, says a New York Times report. The danger this poses to people – here is just one tweet response: Every single one of my women friends have been followed off the bus or subway by a … Continue reading Clearview app lets strangers find your name, info with snap of a photo, report says

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