Andrew Tran

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5 myths about the budget

Why most of the big things we argue about are wrong.<p>Washington is preparing for another partisan clash over federal spending. In fact, the Obama era has been a series of partisan clashes over federal spending—the stimulus battle in 2009, the debt-limit crisis in 2011, the “fiscal cliff” in 2012, …

Economics

Beijing is blaming everyone but itself for China’s stock market collapse

China’s stock markets continue to stumble, despite the massive stimulus that the government has unleashed to prop them up. The Shanghai benchmark index fell by 1.23% today (Sep. 1), after closing down slightly yesterday. The index has fallen by nearly 40% from its mid-June peak.<p>In some ways, the …

Stock Markets

Naomi Oreskes: The Hoax of Climate Denial

<i>This post first appeared at</i> TomDispatch.<p>Recently, the <i>Washington Post</i> reported new data showing something most of us already sense: that increased …

Climate

The Hoax of Climate Denial

<b>Why “Politically Motivated” Science Is Good Science</b><p><i>Cross-posted with TomDispatch.com</i><p>Recently, the <i>Washington Post</i> reported new data showing something most of us already sense: that increased polarization on Capitol Hill is due to the way the Republican Party has lurched to the right. The authors of …

How to improve your memory fast - top tips to train your brain and increase concentration

Most of us can lose our train of thought midway through a sentence but lots of us just put it down to having a 'senior moment'.<p>But absent-mindedness …

The Brain

Republicans Fixed the Economy?

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney in 2012 said that, if elected, he would get the unemployment rate down to 6 percent by the end of 2016. These were his exact words: "I can tell you that over a period of four years, by virtue of the policies that we'd put in place, we'd get the …