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Facts not opinions online
on 9 Dec 2019
, latest 7 hours ago https://usafacts.org/?gclid=Cj USAFacts is a new data-driven portrait of the American population, our government’s finances, and government’s impact on society. We are a non-partisan, not-for-profit civic initiative and have no political...
Finland is a capitalist paradise
on 7 Dec 2019
, latest 20 hours ago https://www.nytimes.com/2019/1 Paywall but well worth reading.
Cops gone wild
on 7 Dec 2019
, latest a day ago https://www.sun-sentinel.com/l Sent from my iPhone
Medical fraud is perfectly legal
on 8 Dec 2019
, latest a day ago https://www.nytimes.com/2019/1 Much of what we accept as legal in medical billing would be regarded as fraud in any other sector.I have been circling around this conclusion for this past five...
Making America more like Scandinavia
on 12 Jul 2016
, latest 3 days ago http://www.theatlantic.com/pol A once powerful demographic group is losing ground in American politics. For most of the countrys history, white Christian Americathe cultural and political edifice built primarily by white Protestant...
More vacant houses than homeless in Bay Area
on 4 Dec 2019
, latest 5 days ago https://sf.curbed.com/2019/12/ Is this evidence of speculation?
SB 50 The More Home Act in 2020
on 3 Dec 2019
, latest 5 days ago Growing Chorus of Leaders Call for State to Act on Comprehensive Housing ReformSacramento, CA – Today, California’s Lieutenant Governor Eleni Kounalakis, Controller Betty Yee, Treasurer Fiona Ma, and Insurance Commissioner...
NYT says don’t blame tech companies for CA housing shortage
on 1 Dec 2019
, latest 6 days ago But don’t blame this economic crisis on the tech bros.The spiraling housing costs in West Coast tech hubs are the result of 40 years of tax and land use policy...
Orinda cops were all out of town the night five people were murdered
on 12 Nov 2019
, latest 10 days ago http://www.mercurynews.com/ori This is even worse than it appears. The Orinda and the Lafayette police departments are both actually contracts with the Contra Costa Sheriffs Office, which also operates the 911...