Jessica Corbett at CommonDreams writes—If 9/11 Attacks Can Spark Trillions in War Spending, Asks Ocasio-Cortez, Why Can't US Find Funding for Puerto Rico 'Marshall Plan'? A study commissioned by the Puerto Rican government has found that an estimated 2,975 people died after Hurricane Maria devastated the U.S. territory last year, corroborating previous analyses that
Richard Thaler, father of behavioral economics, has been an irritant to mainstream economists. His research, about humans’ tendency to make suboptimal decisions, tarnishes their elegant economic models. (Photo: Bengt Nyman/flickr) Our latest Freakonomics Radio episode is called “People Aren’t Dumb. The World Is Hard.” (You can subscribe to the podcast at Apple
A few pro-Trump rallies were held to mark the president's visit, but they were dwarfed by massive anti-Trump gatherings. Read more about this at huffingtonpost.com.
North Korea's Korean Central News Agency/Reuters North Korea says talks with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo were "regrettable." It accused the US of betraying the spirit of last month's summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. It accused the US of trying to pressure it into
You can take a breath and relax, This Is Us fans, because Beth Pearson isn't going anywhere anytime soon. In a recent interview with Entertainment Weekly, Susan Kelechi Watson revealed that series creator Dan Fogelman promised her character, Beth, would live to seen the end of the upcoming season three.