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All of Us Have a Role to Play in Keeping the EPA Accountable
Scientificamerican.com

The film Dark Waters highlights the importance of an involved public in environmental protection -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com more…

From plastic toys to Industry 4.0: How Taiwan is using science to upgrade its manufacturing
Nature.com

The island is turning to smart machinery and artificial intelligence to improve the quality and flexibility of the products it makes. more…

From plastic toys to Industry 4.0: How Taiwan is using science to upgrade its manufacturing
Nature.com

The island is turning to smart machinery and artificial intelligence to improve the quality and flexibility of the products it makes. more…

Testimony before the House Antitrust Subcommittee
Signalvnoise.com

My name is David Heinemeier Hansson, and I’m the CTO and co-founder of Basecamp, a small internet company from Chicago that sells project-management and team-collaboration software. When we launched our main service back in 2004, the internet provided a large… more…

How Developing Countries Create Industrial Champions
Project-syndicate.org

Japan, South Korea, and other Asian economies achieved high-income status through strong state interventions that helped domestic firms venture into sophisticated high-tech sectors and compete globally. By applying these lessons, today’s developing countries … more…

Partnerships Are Only As Strong As Their Diversity
Forbes.com

We must create accountable tech partnerships designed to support inclusion and collaboration with local actors. more…

The Top Big Caps To Buy Now
Seekingalpha.com

The top big-cap sector is industrial goods.The best sector is insurance brokers.The highest-rated big caps this week include Centene, Newell Brands, and Polaris. more…

3M (MMM) Gains But Lags Market: What You Should Know
Yahoo.com

3M (MMM) closed the most recent trading day at $180.92, moving +0.25% from the previous trading session. more…

The Market Impact of Single-Use Plastic Bag Bans: Usage is Down; Costs are Up; and the Overall Environmental Benefit is Unclear
Yahoo.com

The debate over single-use plastics shows no signs of ending, and retail bags are a high profile target for environmentalists and regulators. more…

Prepare for Liftoff — South Korea’s Crypto Regulation Ignites in 2019
Cointelegraph.com

South Korea is at last seeing some progress in crypto regulation, and the government is benchmarking other major markets to oversee the local market more…

What `Parasite’ Misses About Inequality in South Korea
Yahoo.com

(Bloomberg Opinion) -- To judge by “Parasite” — Bong Joon-ho’s Golden Globe-winning portrait of three Seoul families thrown into queasy proximity by the country’s wealth divide — South Korea is an Asian version of Brazil or South Africa.The poor in Bong’s bla… more…

Obaseki hails Razak Okoya on 80th birthday
Vanguardngr.com

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has congratulated celebrated billionaire and industrialist, Chief Razak Okoya, the Chairman of Eleganza Group as he marks his 80th birthday celebration. Okoya was born on January 12, 1940 and is one of the most infl… more…

Western Media Coverage of Russia as an Exercise in Propaganda
Antiwar.com

The notion of “fake news” has entered our vocabulary as a pejorative term for dissemination of bogus information, usually by social media, sometimes by traditional print and electronic channels which happen to hold positions contradicting the tenets of our co… more…

Deep Dive: Afraid of sky-high stock valuations? These ‘Dividend Aristocrats’ have yields over 3%
Marketwatch.com

The group is known as a growth investment, but they provide steady income too. more…

All of Us Have a Role to Play in Keeping the EPA Accountable
Scientificamerican.com

The film Dark Waters highlights the importance of an involved public in environmental protection -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com more…

Western Media Coverage Of Russia As An Exercise In Propaganda
Zerohedge.com

Western Media Coverage Of Russia As An Exercise In Propaganda Authored by Gilbert Doctorow, The notion of “fake news” has entered our vocabulary as a pejorative term for dissemination of bogus information, usually by social media, sometimes by traditional pri… more…

Shrinking Availability of Sand Shifts Consumer Preference to Substitutes - Freedonia Group
Prnewswire.com

CLEVELAND, Jan. 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Global demand for sand is expected to grow only 1.2% per year through 2023 to just under 10 billion metric tons. Growth will be well below the global average and will track demand for gravel. The shrinking availability… more…

John Dos Passos (1896)
Thefreedictionary.com

Dos Passos was an American writer whose World War I service as an ambulance driver and later work as a journalist led him to see the US as "two nations"—one for the rich and one for the poor. An artist to boot, he created many of the illustrations and covers … more…

The Market Impact of Single-Use Plastic Bag Bans: Usage is Down; Costs are Up; and the Overall Environmental Benefit is Unclear
Prnewswire.com

CLEVELAND, Jan. 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The debate over single-use plastics shows no signs of ending, and retail bags are a high profile target for environmentalists and regulators. The number of local and state regulations targeting plastic bags has acceler… more…

ADT Launches Own DIY Home Security Brand - Freedonia Group Analysis
Prnewswire.com

CLEVELAND, Jan. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The rise of DIY home security is driving traditional vendors to pursue new growth strategies. Recent activity at ADT exemplifies how firms that have historically focused their business on professional monitoring are ex… more…