Daniela Chavez

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Coming soon to Alaskan paradise: Devastating pollution

Alaska plans to pave over one of America’s last pristine landscapes. Here’s what’s at stake<p>"Forward a few paddles…” Joe says in a soft but urgent voice. Three of us—Joe Riis, Neal Conan, and I—are paddling 92 miles down the Kobuk River through the northernmost boreal forest in Arctic Alaska. Five …

The “middle class” myth: Here’s why wages are really so low today

Want to understand the failures of the “free market” and the key to getting a decent wage? Here’s the real story<p>Let me tell you the story of an "unskilled" worker in America who lived better than most of today’s college graduates. In the winter of 1965, Rob Stanley graduated from Chicago Vocational …

China local government debt surges by 70%

<b>China has local government debts of 17.7 trillion yuan ($2.9tn), up 70% from three years ago, according to an official report.</b><p>China's government asked the National Audit Office (NAO) in July to do a round-up of the debts outstanding at a local level.<p>The report showed some local governments were …

Russia's Mikhail Khodorkovsky granted Switzerland visa

<b>Switzerland has granted a three-month visa to the former Russian oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky, who was recently freed after 10 years in a Russian jail.</b><p>"The visa allows a three-month stay in the Schengen area," the Swiss embassy in Berlin said, referring to the 26-nation free-travel zone in …

South Sudan crisis, Saudi Arabia's French connection and a Russian naval boom

<b>A review of the best commentary on and around the world...</b><p>Today's must-read...<p>The National Review's Tom Rogan responds to an Anne Applebaum piece in the Washington Post foreseeing a new "Great Power" conflict between US and European democracy and Russian and Chinese authoritarianism. She doesn't …

Israel releases 26 Palestinian prisoners

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1040000/1040345_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524715384_f4d9efa6529e7e5658cee96db8237533<p><b>Israeli authorities have freed a group of 26 Palestinian prisoners as part of a US-brokered agreement to resume direct peace talks.</b><p>The prisoners were …

Juan Cotino compara con Herodes a quien defiende el aborto

Valencia. (EFE).- El presidente de les <b>Corts Valencianes</b>, <b>Juan Cotino</b>, ha equiparado con <b>Herodes</b> a quienes defienden el aborto y ha asegurado que la</b> …

McDonald’s embarrassment on employee resource site

Advice on McResource essentially urges workers against eating the fast food chain’s popular options<p>The McResource site -- purported attempt by the fast food giant to give advice and voice to its employees, many working for $7.25 per hour -- shutdown this week after its latest embarrassment.<p>The site …

Fox News’ 5 worst moments of 2013

It was another banner year for Rupert Murdoch’s propaganda shop. Here are the most cringeworthy moments<p>Along with death and taxes, Fox News is one of the few things we can depend on in this world. Just as the sun rises and sets, it's a given that, over the course of 12 months, many ridiculous, …

2013’s unexpected lesson: Hope isn’t dead

It’s easy to despair over the state of things, but this year showed hints of a brighter future — if we fight for it<p>North American cicada nymphs live underground for 17 years before they emerge as adults. Many seeds stay dormant far longer than that before some disturbance makes them germinate. Some …

Obama signs NDAA 2014, indefinite detention remains

The president called defense bill a “welcome step” toward closing Gitmo, but civil liberties issues abound<p>On Thursday President Obama signed into law the 2014 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), a sweeping defense policy bill, which includes some improvements in terms of civil liberties and …

Old World Stocks Will Look New Again In 2014

When investors look back on 2013 they may be calling it the year of the equity. As fixed income assets struggled, developed stock markets around the globe smashed expectations. By the later part of the year, a new record seemed to be set each day in the United States and for the first time in two …

Are Gold, Art And Bitcoin Worth Your Money In 2014?

It has been a great year for stocks, but T. Rowe Price’s U.S. equity chief warns that investors shouldn’t expect a repeat in 2014.<p>“Moving forward, U.S. stocks are unlikely to match their recent strength,” he said at a recent event in New York, noting that 2013 marks one of the few years since World …

Gold May Be On The Verge Of A Waterfall-Style Decline

Earlier this month – when the Fed’s QE taper plan was still a complete mystery – I published a technical analysis of the gold and silver market in which I showed key technical support levels at $1,200 and $18 respectively that I said needed to hold or a severe decline would ensue.<p>The Fed’s taper …

12 Smart Money Moves To Make Before The End Of 2013

Many people, rushing to make holiday plans, would like to take a vacation from thinking about money. Not so fast. In the process you could whiz by some crucial financial deadlines on Dec. 31. Miss them and you might get hit with substantial penalties or lose the opportunity to take advantage of …

The Best And Worst Sports Stocks Of 2013

The stock market has been on a tear this year with the S&P 500 up 27%, fueled in part by the Federal Reserve’s easy money policies. It would mark the best performance since 2007 if the gains hold the last week of the year. In the sports world, the performance has been even more dramatic with the …

Don't Buy Into BlackBerry's Revival Due To Short Covering

BlackBerry’s stock rallied over 15% on Friday to $7.22 mainly due to shedding the hardware business to Foxconn who will jointly develop and manufacturer new hardware devices and manage the supply chain. While this does help to lessen BlackBerry’s capital requirements going forward I don’t think it …

Best Investments For A Strong Retirement

Retirees, understandably, are concerned with largely two things: safety and income. Retirement investments often combine these features, but at a cost.<p>Because you’ll live longer in retirement than you expect, often the best investments for a strong retirement are not costly funds and insurance …

14 Financial Resolutions For 2014

Do you have any financial resolutions for New Year’s this year? Despite evidence of declining financial wellness, a recent survey showed that only 16% of Americans intend to include financial planning in their New Year’s resolutions, down by more than half from the 33% in 2009 who said they would …

McDonald's Pulls Plug On Widely Ridiculed Employee Advice Site

After a series of embarrassing gaffes, McDonald's has finally given up on McResource, the advice site it created for employees.<p>Most recently, the site was ridiculed for urging employees to avoid the “unhealthy choice” of, well, a typical McDonald’s meal — a hamburger and fries.<p>“Fast foods are …

Kandi Crush: An Electric-Car Vending Machine From China Could Upend The Auto Industry

China is growing so fast it’s sometimes difficult to get different sources to even agree which the biggest cities are and how many people live in them. But that said, among them is a name unfamiliar to most Americans, the city of Hangzhou, located in eastern China, and home to 8.7 million as of …

You Can't Go Anywhere In China Without Seeing Images Of Mao

Many have drawn parallels between president Xi Jinping and Mao, especially now that Xi has taken to hardening Party indoctrination.<p>Mao has become a powerful symbol for leftists in the Communist Party.<p>"In venerating Mao, they sometimes seek to put pressure on the current leadership and its …

Ambro Wants To Make Eating As Easy As Breathing

Ambro is a liquid-based organic meal, which fulfills daily nutrition requirements that you can prepare in two minutes.<p>Sound familiar? Well maybe you've heard of Soylent.<p>Business Insider's Dylan Love has recently become quite enamored with Soylent, a powdered nutrient concoction that, when mixed …

Los mejores alojamientos para esquiar en Formigal, la estación de esquí de moda

Bitcoin y el poder de la mente

Más noticias sobre:<p>La Teoría General de Keynes describía cómo la emoción y el afecto se reflejaba en el comportamiento humano, empleando el término …

China crecerá un 7,6% en 2013

PEKÍN, 26 Dic. (EUROPA PRESS) -<p>La economía de China crecerá probablemente en 2013 un 7,6%, cifra ligeramente inferior al 7,7% registrado en 2012, …

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