Mr. Trump began June with $1.3 million in campaign cash, trailing Hillary Clinton by more than $41 million, the biggest disadvantage for a major party’s nominee in recent history. Source: Donald Trump Starts Summer Push With Crippling Money Deficit – The New York Times
In unprecedented detail, lifespan gap shown to be large and growing rapidly. Source: New study shows rich, poor have huge mortality gap in U.S. | MIT News
There are a number of theories—some more plausible than others—for the low number of American names in the leaked documents. Source: Panama Papers: Why Aren’t There More American Names? – The New Yorker
Soon after the story broke, people were already tweeting: “Oh shock, horror: rich, powerful person is corrupt—why should I care?” This is why you should care. Source: Here’s Why You Should Give a Shit About the Panama Papers | VICE | United States
By extracting a lavish settlement, U.S. vulture investors demonstrated how they could put a whole country’s recovery on hold. Source: How Hedge Funds Held Argentina for Ransom – The New York Times
The 1% May Be Richer Than You Think, Research Shows – Yahoo Finance.
The climate movement is way too focused on market-based solutions Why ignoring global warming is like driving across a rickety bridge Everyone’s talking about the Ferguson looters. Let’s shame the polluters, too
http://www.businessweek.com/articles/2014-02-13/apple-supply-report-acknowledges-its-smartphones-and-tablets-rely-on-smelters-using-illegally-mined-tin#p1T Apple publicly acknowledges its use of illegally mined tin from Indonesia where the death rate for miners can be as high as 1 person/wk.