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Column: When science is a siren song

...lapped up by journalists the world over. "Skip breakfast for a daughter, eat up your cereals for a son," advised the Economist, just one of many publications to seize on the report. The problem with this fascinating study? It appears to be...
Alaska economist: Cut state spending by $1.5B

...He and Brad Keithley, an oil and gas industry consultant, suggested cutting back to $5.5 billion, an amount the economist says the state can afford, the Anchorage Daily News reported.Chamber President Andrew Halcro, a former state representative...
Local writers report success with novel writing month

...this."NaNoWriMo's focus on quantity over quality has drawn criticism from some corners, including a writer at the Economist ( who seemed generally...
Unemployment below 8 percent, first time since 2009

...those fears somehwat. Monthly job growth was back up to an average 146,000 from July through September.Naroff, the economist, predicted that unemployment would inch back up, and that job growth would settle at about 150,000 per month for...
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Hitting 400 ppm in CO2 marks a milestone for the millions. What is our response?

...look no further than our neighbor, the province of British Columbia for a meaningful example of how to proceed."The Economist "magazine did (7/21/11) an update and review of BC's carbon tax and concluded the new tax had not weakened...
Big oil incomes don't help people an interesting article in The Economist (Dec. 6, 2003), about oil...but not labour-intensive," The Economist notes, "so few of Chad's own...Alaska solved such thinking. The Economist Dec. 6 edition remained on the...
Economy vs. ecology

...article on the subject published in the Aug. 2 edition of The Economist states: "Ecology and economics should push in the...London air quality is better today than it was in 1585. The Economist concludes the article on Lomborg's book by observing...
JDHS wrestling team's travel delays make national publication

...traveling difficulties, specifically those of Sungie, Larry and Lenee' Musarra's middle son, in the Oct. 30 issue of the Economist magazine. "The entire high-school wrestling team of Juneau, Alaska, was held up at airports seven times just...
Time for prosperity dividend

...It is imperative that this economic boom be maintained. However, the forecast for growth in 2001, according to The Economist, has fallen from 3.5 percent in October to only 1.6 percent this month. To avoid a serious recession the Federal...
Missile defense and common sense

...operational challenges, including multiple decoy warheads and other enemy countermeasures. The latest scripted test, as the Economist magazine put it, should have been like hitting a tethered chicken. Even then it proved a fiasco when the intercepting...


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