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RE: Brazil’s Epic Water Crisis

RE: Brazil’s Epic Water Crisis

One of the world’s biggest cities is running out of water. Sao Paulo, a city of 20 million people, could run dry within weeks. The humanitarian and economic…

TN: Wrong Assumptions About Middle East

TN: Wrong Assumptions About Middle East

The following claims have attained quasi-canonical status in Washington: The presence of US forces in the Islamic world contributes to regional stability and enhances US influence; the Persian…

TN: Walmart’s Billion $ Tax Avoidance

TN: Walmart’s Billion $ Tax Avoidance

Walmart avoids $1 billion a year in taxes through federal loopholes. The losers are the working-class consumers who think they’re getting a good deal by elbowing through the…

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PI: Gordon Stewart, Our Founder, Died This Week

PI: Gordon Stewart, Our Founder, Died This Week

Gordon Curran Stewart, the founder of Philipstown.info, The Paper, and The Next Deal, died early Wednesday morning, Nov. 26. He was 75 and had suffered from emphysema. He was a man whose life included various and enriching paths, interests and pursuits. Before he moved to Philipstown, Stewart’s career path took him on a long and winding road from his Chicago birthplace to, among other places, Vienna, Los Angeles, Washington, D.C., and New York City. Along the way he studied in graduate programs focusing on literature, history and music. At various times he was a theater and film director, a screenplay writer, a trained concert conductor, a mayoral aide, a presidential speechwriter, a stock exchange official, the CEO of a major insurance trade association and the chairman of a pension management firm. Whether the commonplace or the extraordinary, civic, political, cultural, social or personal, Stewart reveled in the details of life in his local community, the direction of the country and the fate of the world.…

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TN: Walmart’s Billion $ Tax Avoidance

TN: Walmart’s Billion $ Tax Avoidance

Walmart avoids $1 billion a year in taxes through federal loopholes. The losers are the working-class…

WP: America’s Prospects Promising

AJA: 1.2m Veterans Lack Health Insurance

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TN: Wrong Assumptions About Middle East

TN: Wrong Assumptions About Middle East

The following claims have attained quasi-canonical status in Washington: The presence of US forces in the…

MDC: Hagel Was To Cut Military

DS: Interview with Kissinger

FA: Executive Disorder

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MIT: Algorithm Ranks Notable Authors

MIT: Algorithm Ranks Notable Authors

While the works of thousands of authors enter the public domain each year, only a small…

NYT: Elite Campus Arts Race

HP: Scientists Create Telepathy

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