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Silicon Valley: A Reality Check

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6 mentions1 week ago
The nation has spoken: weird useless $400 wi-fi enabled juicing company Juicero is the perfect symbol of Silicon Valley. So says the Washington Post: Juicero Shows What’s Wrong With Silicon ...

"If only there were a vast empirical literature..."

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4 mentions5 days ago
Paul Krugman blogged on that, with initial impetus from Noah Smith.Here is Noah: If you and your buddies have a political argument, a vast literature can help you defend your ...

Donald Trump promised "insurance for everybody." Here's how he can do it.

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2 mentions2 days ago
With Republican efforts to repeal Obamacare seemingly dead, it's time to revisit a big promise that Donald Trump made on the campaign trail. "I am going to take care of ...

Republicans plan massive cuts to programs for the poor

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7 mentions1 week ago
House Republicans just voted to slash hundreds of billions of dollars in health care for the poor as part of their Obamacare replacement. Now, they’re weighing a plan to take ...