Betsy DeVos’ Deadly Plan to Reopen SchoolsTrump education…

Betsy DeVos’ Deadly Plan to Reopen SchoolsTrump education secretary Betsy DeVos is heading the administration’s effort to force schools to reopen in the fall for in-person instruction. What’s...

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Trump’s war on the Postal Service helps corporate rivals at the expense of working...

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Afranius & Petreius Fear Caesar’s Cavalry & Decide to Retreat: Liveblogging the Fall of...

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Source: JP Morgan Asset Management   The above is one of my favorite charts. This version comes from a JPM discussion on “Framing Bias.” It raises interesting issues about how decisions...
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