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Hit Piece But True: “Make America’s deficits great again”

“Indeed, far from delivering on his promise to cut America’s trade deficit, Trump has presided over a ballooning deficit that’s on pace to be some 25 percent higher than when he took office. This is happening at a time when the budget … Continue reading

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“People want higher taxes on rich, better welfare – 21-country OECD survey”

“A strong majority of people in wealthy countries want to tax the rich more and there is broad support for building up the welfare state in most countries, a survey conducted for the OECD showed on Tuesday. In all of … Continue reading

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“In gun-controlled Mexico, the murder rate is nearly 500% HIGHER than in the USA”

“…Mexico’s homicide figure for 2018 was 33,341 — far surpassing the 2017 tally of 29,168… … The murder rate in Mexico is 500 percent higher than in the USA. In 2018, Mexico’s homicide rate was approximately 27 per 100,000 people. … Continue reading

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“Quitting Facebook can significantly improve your mental health, researchers conclude”

“According to the results of a 2015 study, titled “Quitting Facebook Leads to Higher Levels of Well-Being,” browsing Facebook can make you more stressed. The study, which was published in the journal Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking, was conducted by researchers from the University of … Continue reading

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“[WoW’s currency] is now worth more than Venezuela’s bolivar…”

“The currency in the online role-playing game World of Warcraft is now worth more than Venezuela’s bolivar… Here’s the math behind the currency value: Per Google, one U.S. dollar is worth 68,915 bolivar. Compare that to the price of WoW tokens, official … Continue reading

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“Higher carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere linked to more flowers blooming in tropical forests”

“A team of researchers at Florida State University examined plant materials obtained from tropical forests of Panama’s Barro Colorado Island to investigate the effects of rising CO2 levels on plant life… According to the research team, the elevated CO2 levels in the … Continue reading

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“Cancer more common than getting married or having first baby”

“Developing cancer is now more common than getting married or having a first baby, research suggests. Analysis by Macmillan Cancer Support shows there were 361,216 cancers diagnosed in 2014 in the UK, the most recent figures available, compared to 289,841 … Continue reading

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