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Tag: GDP

Hunger crisis amid prosperity: 44 million Americans face food insecurity despite...

The juxtaposition of America's economic growth reports and the reality of widespread food insecurity shows an immediate need for a more inclusive approach to measuring prosperity.

The impediment to productivity growth: Waste that makes some people rich

In principle we want as few people employed in the health insurance industry as possible, we want people to be able to get health care, not to have insurers block their path.

GDP versus lasting growth

What matters to individuals everywhere is not GDP growth, what matters, is the creation of happy, harmonious societies.

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Congress demands answers from Chief Justice Roberts on Supreme Court ethics scandals

Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Jamie Raskin press Chief Justice John Roberts on ethics standards amid controversies involving Justices Clarence Thomas and Samuel Alito.
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When the KKK murdered my childhood friend 

We must never give in to cruelty and violence. It is incumbent on all of us to stand up to bullies and be each other’s protectors.

Gaza’s children face extreme heat and starvation under Israeli blockade

UN reports visible signs of wasting among Gaza’s children as aid deliveries falter and temperatures soar.

Chemical fallout from East Palestine train disaster spreads across 16 states, study reveals

The derailment, which involved a Norfolk Southern train carrying hazardous materials, has had far-reaching impacts, with pollutants spreading over 540,000 square miles, significantly larger in scale and scope than initially predicted.

Global consensus: Majority support quick fossil fuel phaseout, even in top producing nations

A new UNDP poll reveals overwhelming global support for a rapid transition to clean energy and stronger climate action, including in major fossil fuel-producing countries.