BILL BARROW
Sat, 17 Aug 2019 | Yahoo.com

Warren, Sanders get personal with young, black Christians

Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren framed their Democratic presidential bids in personal, faith-based terms Saturday before black millennial Christians who could help determine which candidate becomes the leading progressive alternative to former Vice Presid…

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Sat, 17 Aug 2019 | Theatlantic.com

When Public Schools Rely on Local Property Taxes: Letters

Readers discuss the phenomenon of school districts being isolated from financial resources in their communities.

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[email protected] (Sean Williams)
Sat, 17 Aug 2019 | Fool.com

3 Ways Congress Can Expand Social Security Benefits

Putting more money in seniors' pockets is tougher than you probably realize.

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Cory Doctorow
Fri, 16 Aug 2019 | Boingboing.net

Elizabeth Warren publishes a massive, detailed plan for addressing the injustice of US relations with indigenous American peoples

Even by Elizabeth Warren's high standards, her plan for "honoring and empowering tribal nations and indigenous peoples is detailed, ambitious, and important. Warren's plan is a top-to-bottom reimagining of how the US relates to indigenous peoples: American In…

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Fri, 16 Aug 2019 | Wikipedia.org

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Cory Doctorow
Fri, 16 Aug 2019 | Boingboing.net

In California, the 2020 elections will feature an epic battle to allow cities to reinstate property taxes

In 1978, anti-taxation extremists managed to get a California ballot measure, Proposition 13, passed, and with it, they managed to effectively end the ability of cities to provide services to their residents, by capping property tax at 1% of their cash values…

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Rohan Seth
Fri, 16 Aug 2019 | Ozy.com

Why India Should Tax Facebook and Google

Big tech may threaten to leave Inda if Modi imposes taxes. But the prime minister should do it anyway.

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Glyn Moody
Fri, 16 Aug 2019 | Techdirt.com

Kenyan Government Risks Squandering The Long-Term Potential Of Mobile Transactions In The Hope Of A Little Extra Tax Revenue

Back in October last year, Techdirt wrote about some unfortunate developments taking place in the African digital world. Governments across the continent are bringing in levies and taxes on Internet use, making it more expensive and thus harder for ordinary p…

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Tamoghna Halder
Thu, 15 Aug 2019 | Al Jazeera English

Kashmir's struggle did not start in 1947 and will not end today

India's decision to revoke Article 370 is just another chapter in Kashmir's long history of imperial oppression.

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Ian Urbina
Thu, 15 Aug 2019 | Theatlantic.com

A Visit to the World’s Tiniest Nation

The absurd and remarkable story of Sealand, a “micronation” on an eerie metal platform off the coast of England, tells us plenty about libertarianism, national sovereignty, and the lawlessness of the ocean.

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Hina Rohatki
Thu, 15 Aug 2019 | Indianexpress.com

Chandigarh: Bravery award today for man who saved two lives

Singh had saved the lives of a couple by rushing them to the hospital on finding out that both of them had consumed poison at the Sukhna Lake in June.

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[email protected] (Sean Williams)
Wed, 14 Aug 2019 | Fool.com

Happy 84th Birthday, Social Security

Blow out the candles and make a wish that Congress gets its act together to resolve Social Security's longer-term concerns.

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Saul Cornell
Wed, 14 Aug 2019 | Theatlantic.com

Don’t Ban Assault Weapons—Tax Them

A solution from the Founding era might work again today.

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Alexander Sammon
Wed, 14 Aug 2019 | Newrepublic.com

The Last of the Ayn Rand Acolytes

Eight rules governed the original Ayn Rand clubs that proliferated across college campuses in the 1960s, as they sought to seed Objectivism—Rand’s philosophical glorification of laissez-faire capitalism and heroic individualism—in the minds of impressionable …

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Julie Rovner
Wed, 14 Aug 2019 | Npr.org

'Cadillac Tax' On Generous Health Plans May Be Headed To Congressional Junkyard

The tax on an employer's generous health plan — originally envisioned as a way to get patients to avoid unneeded care — has never been implemented. Now Congress is considering a bipartisan repeal.

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Express News Service
Wed, 14 Aug 2019 | Indianexpress.com

Independence Day: These are the 21 who’ll receive commendation certificates

Among the individuals attaining the awards, Sector 7 based Satbir Singh will be awarded for bravery and Mukesh Kumar, resident of Manimajra, will be awarded for his contribution in the field of sports.

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Anton D. Nagy
Wed, 14 Aug 2019 | Pocketnow.com

Smartphone and laptop tariffs delayed until December 15

The Office of the United States Trade Representative has officially said that tariffs for smartphone and laptops will be delayed until December 15. The post Smartphone and laptop tariffs delayed until December 15 appeared first on Pocketnow.

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Kevin Murphy, Contributor, Kevin Murphy, Contributor https://www.forbes.com/sites/kevinmurphy/
Tue, 13 Aug 2019 | Forbes.com

CBO: Cannabis Banking a Net Benefit for Government

More proof that banks should be allowed to work with cannabis companies.

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[email protected] (Sean Williams)
Tue, 13 Aug 2019 | Fool.com

The Craziest Marijuana Statistic You'll Ever See

This figure is a complete head-scratcher in an otherwise fast-growing industry.

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Franzified
Tue, 13 Aug 2019 | Neatorama.com

Two Boiled Eggs For 1,700 Rupees

2 eggs for Rs 1700 at the @FourSeasons Mumbai. @RahulBose1 Bhai Aandolan karein? pic.twitter.com/hKCh0WwGcy — Kartik Dhar (@KartikDhar) August 10, 2019 Actor Rahul Bose’s banana controversy resulted in a Rs 25,000 (around $352) fine on JW Marriott hotel by th…

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Phill L
Tue, 11 Jun 2019 | Pearson

Drip Jewelry

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Wame Mdala Pearson
Tue, 25 Dec 2018 | Pearson

Effect of Exmpting Value Added Tax on Cooking Oil In Malawi

This is a discourse on VAT Exempt items in Malawi; cooking oil in focus.

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