What is it like to live on $2 a day in the US, as an estimated 1.5 million Americans do?
If you can get past Tim Worstall’s sneering tone and utter lack of compassion, he has some interesting points to make on how that $2 a day figure is derived. And his solution is one I agree with: the universal basic income.
Half of US shale companies are losing money, says the FT. 16 companies have defaulted so far this year, with more expected.
National Geographic was a not-for-profit business until this week, when it was bought by Rupert Murdoch.
After my comments on protest yesterday, artist Jason deCaires’ demonstrates another way of shaming our politicians over their lack of action on the climate. Just down from the Houses of Parliament, his Rising Tide installation has men in suits looking the other way as they are submerged by the Thames twice a day.
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