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The Biggest Threat to Global Economy? Climate Change.

Failure to mitigate and adapt to climate change is the greatest threat facing the world’s economy in 2016, according to the “unprecedented” results of the World Economic Forum’s (WEF) annual survey, released Thursday. WEF conducted its yearly poll of 750 experts ahead of the body’s summit in Davos, Switzerland next week. The Global Risks Report found that worldwide threats are …

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Michael Winship – Congress Is a Confederacy of Dunces

Already we’re deep into September and Congress has reconvened in Washington, prompting many commentators to compare its return after summer’s recess to that of fresh-faced students coming back to school, sharpening their pencils, ready to learn, be cooperative and prepared for something new. For this particular Congress to cooperate and do something new would require a miracle on the order …