Archive | July, 2018

1 million jobs will disappear by 2026. How to prepare for automation-commentary

July 27, 2018

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https://www.cnbc.com/2018/02/02/automation-will-kill-1-million-jobs-by-2026-what-we-need-to-do-commentary.html

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The rise of rage in social media politics, in one chart – Vox

July 19, 2018

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https://www.vox.com/policy-and-politics/2018/7/18/17588120/trump-politics-anger-facebook-pew

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Drugs alone won’t fix our epidemic of depression

July 19, 2018

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https://www.theguardian.com/society/commentisfree/2018/jul/19/drugs-alone-wont-fix-our-epidemic-of-depression

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Federal Reserve chair calls decline in workers’ share of profits ‘very troubling’

July 18, 2018

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http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-federal-reserve-powell-20180717-story.html

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Brooks: The Quiet Death of Racial Progress

July 13, 2018

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https://www.nytimes.com/2018/07/12/opinion/racism-progress-income-equality.html?partner=rss&emc=rss How can we stop backsliding toward inequality?

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Who Killed the Center-Left?

July 6, 2018

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http://freebeacon.com/columns/killed-center-left/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=politics-daily-newsletter&utm_content=20180706&silverid=NDc0NDU0MTA4NDA5S0

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Take a number: How Many Teenage Girls Deliberately Harm Themselves? Nearly 1 in 4, Survey Finds.

July 5, 2018

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https://www.nytimes.com/2018/07/02/health/self-harm-teenagers-cdc.html?partner=rss&emc=rss Rates of self-injury are even higher in parts of the United States, according to government data. Boys are half as likely to harm themselves.

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Busting 3 common myths about homelessness

July 5, 2018

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http://theconversation.com/busting-3-common-myths-about-homelessness-93035

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**Our natural world is disappearing before our eyes. We have to save it | George Monbiot

July 3, 2018

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https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2018/jun/29/natural-world-disappearing-save-it The creatures we feared our grandchildren wouldn’t see have vanished: it’s happened faster than even pessimists predictedIt felt as disorienting as forgetting my pin number. I stared at the caterpillar, unable to attach a name to it. I don’t think my mental powers are fading: I still possess an eerie capacity to recall facts […]

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3 reasons why the US is vulnerable to big disasters

July 2, 2018

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http://theconversation.com/3-reasons-why-the-us-is-vulnerable-to-big-disasters-97592

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The Disney-Fox Deal Sails Through, a Bit Too Easily

July 2, 2018

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https://www.nytimes.com/2018/07/01/opinion/disney-fox-deal.html?partner=rss&emc=rss It’s hard to believe that politics played no part.

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Nonfiction: America Has Gone Off the Rails. Steven Brill Sees Ways to Get It Back on Track.

July 2, 2018

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https://www.nytimes.com/2018/07/02/books/review/steven-brill-tailspin.html?partner=rss&emc=rss In “Tailspin,” Brill looks at many problems plaguing the country, and the people who are offering solutions.

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**One County Thrives. The Next One Over Struggles. Economists Take Note.

July 1, 2018

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One County Thrives. The Next One Over Struggles. Economists Take Note. https://nyti.ms/2IBQCgq

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NYTimes: California, of All Places, Has Banned Soda Taxes. How a New Industry Strategy Is Succeeding.

July 1, 2018

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California, of All Places, Has Banned Soda Taxes. How a New Industry Strategy Is Succeeding. https://nyti.ms/2IyTudN

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